Venture Capital Panel with Greycroft, Union Square Ventures, & New York Venture Partners

December 5 2023, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST Sullivan & Worcester

Tuesday, December 5th
6:00 PM EST

Sullivan & Worcester


This program is intended for all YJP membership levels.

Please join us for an exciting evening with dinner, drinks, and strategic networking as we welcome top movers and shakers in Venture Capital.

The evening's panelists include:
1) Ian Sigalow- Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Greycroft
2) Andy Weissman- Managing Partner at Union Square Ventures
3) Brian Cohen- Founding Partner at New York Venture Partners
4 )Moderator: Scott Kaufman- Partner at Sullivan and Worcester

*6:00pm: Dinner, Cocktails, & Networking
*7:00pm: Fireside Chat with Panelists, Q&A
*8:00pm: Dessert, Cocktails & Mingling

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Andy Weissman
Managing Partner at Union Square Ventures

Andy Weissman is a managing partner at Union Square Ventures. Andy began his career in the Internet in the mid-90s. Prior to joining USV, in 2007 he co-founded betaworks, which both created and invested in social, real-time applications and services. Andy was born in New York City and has a BA from Wesleyan University and a JD from Georgetown.

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Brian Cohen
Founding Partner at New York Venture Partners

Brian has over 40 years experience in entrepreneurship with a focus on technology. Considered one of the pioneers of science and technology strategic communications, he founded Technology Solutions, Inc. with his wife in 1983. Currently, he is the chairman of the New York Angels. He is author of the book, “What Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know.”

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Ian Sigalow
Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Greycroft

Ian Sigalow is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Greycroft. As a member of Greycroft’s management committee, he is responsible for the firm’s operations, investment strategy, and vision. Ian is on the investment committee for all Greycroft funds and has been involved in all phases of Greycroft’s growth.

Ian’s active investments include Branch Insurance, Ergatta, Fetch Rewards, Flutterwave, HealthVerity, Hidden Road, Knock, Landing, Pie Insurance, and His notable exits include Braintree (acquired by eBay), Bright Health Group (IPO), Buddy Media (acquired by Salesforce), Shipt (acquired by Target), and Venmo (acquired by Braintree).

Prior to Greycroft, Ian founded StrongData, a pioneer in payment encryption, and spent several years as a venture capitalist with Boston Millennia Partners.

Ian holds a BS in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from Columbia University Graduate School of Business, where he is a frequent guest lecturer.

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Scott Kaufman
Partner at Sullivan & Worcester

Scott co-leads Sullivan's Emerging Companies & Venture Capital Group. He represents entrepreneurs, technology and life science companies and investors, including family offices, in venture financings, M&A and other corporate transactions.

Scott’s clients are in a number of areas including Digital Health, Digital Media, Web3, Blockchain/Cryptocurrency, Biotech/Life Sciences, Data Analytics and Software.

Scott is a trusted advisor and serves as outside general counsel to a number of his clients. He has significant experience advising Israeli and other International hi-tech companies in connection with their business transactions in the United States.


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