Technology & Venture Capital Forum
Brad is an entrepreneur and seasoned business development executive with a passion for technology, media, entertainment and lifestyle. Brad has a great deal of experience launching new ventures. While attending MIT, he worked as a Partner in a seed stage venture fund, ITU Ventures, and helped launch a joint MIT-Harvard incubator. During this experience, Brad worked at the earliest stages with many dynamic companies including Endeca Technologies.
While serving as Director of Media Strategy and Development at AOL, Brad co-authored 3 patents in search, geo-tagging, and personalization, with Edmund Fish, Senior Vice President and General Manager at AOL. Following AOL, Brad helped raise $40M in venture funding for a contextual online advertising network. Prior to launching his business career, Brad was a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and served in the United States Army for five years, earning both Airborne and Ranger qualifications before retiring as Captain. He resides in Tribeca with his wife, Angie, his son, Elvis and his daughter, Scout.
Sim joined BDMI in 2012 from High Line Venture Partners, where he co-founded the seed fund, and has been in venture capital since 2002. In addition to spearheading BDMIs seed fund, he led or co-led BDMI’s investments in StyleHaul (acquired by RTL), Dramafever (acquired by Softbank), Food52, Frank & Oak, Jukin Media and Nativo. He is actively focused on new investments in online video and next-generation content-driven companies. He holds an MBA from MIT Sloan, an engineering degree from the Cooper Union and is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School.
The Technology & Venture Capital Forum will bring together top executives and like-minded professionals from the technology, startup, and venture capital industries.
The evening kicks off with dinner, drinks, and networking, where you’ll find fresh faces and reconnect with some familiar ones. Afterward, you will take a seat at a roundtable session where you will join in on a meaningful discussion regarding the current market and various investment philosophies as well as the innovative technology climate in today's world.
The roundtable format is designed to create an open atmosphere for valuable group discussion. This your opportunity to personally get to know some of the most talented and successful professionals within the industry.
This event starts on January 23rd at 6:00 PM.