NYC Venture Fellows Mentors & Advisors are the leaders, executives, and founders of world-class organizations such as IBM, Huge, Bleacher Report, Time Warner Investments, LivePerson, RRE Ventures, Gust, NextJump, and Collective[i]. Following a detailed match-making process, each Fellow is matched with one or more of these Mentors for advice and counsel over the course of the program.

* indicates that Mentor took part in the program as a Fellow

 

Name / Title / Organization

Murat Aktihanoglu / Managing Director / ERA

David Aronoff / General Partner / Flybridge Capital Partners

Liz Bacelar / Founder and President / Decoded Fashion

Alain Bankier / Partner / New York Angels

David Blanke / Rivertrail Advisors / CEO and Founder

Charles Bonello / Co-Founder and Managing Director / Grand Central Tech

Ian Bremmer / President / Eurasia Group

Jon Bruner / Editor At Large / O’Reilly Media

Brian Cohen / Chairman / New York Angels

Shay David / Co-Founder & Chief Revenue Officer / Kaltura

Mark Davis / Partner / Interplay

Owen Davis / Managing Director / NYC Seed

Nisha Dua / Chief of Staff / Team AOL

Jon Dube / General Manager / Digital William Morris Endeavor – IMG

Chris Fenster / Founder & CEO / Propeller Industries

Itzhak Fisher / Founder & Chairman / Pereg Ventures

Bryan Goldberg / Founder / Bustle

Mike Goldstein / Director / IDB Bank

Bob Greene / Managing Partner / Contour Venture Partners

John Griffin / CEO / Transcendent Endeavors

Daniel Gulati / Entrepreneur in Residence / Comcast Ventures

Matthew Harrigan / Co-founder, Managing Director / Grand Central Tech

Justin Hendrix / Executive Director / NYC Media Lab

Daire Hickey / Co-founder / Summit HQ

Kelly Hoey / Speaker & Strategist / jkellyhoey.co

Aaron Holiday / Managing Entrepreneurial Officer, Partner & Co-Founder / Cornell Tech NYC, 645 Ventures

Jon Hsu / CFO & COO / AppNexus

Chris Kelly / President, Co-Founder / Convene

Charlie Kim / Founder & CEO / Next Jump

Karin Klein / Partner / Bloomberg Beta

Jonathan Lehr / Venture Director / Work-Bench

Ben Lerer / Co-Founder / Thrillist, Lerer Ventures

Scott Levine / Managing Director / Time Warner Investments

Rob LoCascio / Founder & CEO / LivePerson

Greg Marsh / Founder & CEO / KeyMe

Tad Martin / CEO & Co-Founder / Collective[i]

Meghan Messenger * / Co-Founder & Chief of Staff / Next Jump

Heidi Messer / Co-founder / Collective[i]

Gregory Miller / Managing Director / Greenhill & Co.

Charlie O’Donnell / Partner / Brooklyn Bridge Ventures

Alessandro Piol / Co-founder and Partner / AlphaPrime Ventures

Vince Ponzo / Director, Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center / Columbia Business School

Nathan Richardson / Co-founder / #waywire

David Rose / Founder & CEO / Gust

Micah Rosenbloom / Partner / Founder Collective

Slava Rubin / CEO / Indiegogo

Brian Schechter / CEO / HowAboutWe

Aaron Schildkrout / Entrepreneur in Residence / RRE Ventures

Steve Schlafman / Principal / RRE Ventures

Jake Schwartz / CEO and Co Founder / General Assembly

Aaron Shapiro / CEO / HUGE

Karl Slatoff / President, Partner / Take-Two Interactive/ZelnickMedia

Michael Smith / Managing Partner / Tribeca Heavy Industries

Tad Smith / President & CEO / Madison Square Garden Company

David Steinberger * / Co-Founder, CEO / comiXology

David Tisch / Managing Partner / BoxGroup

Paul Tumpowsky / Chairman / InSITE Fellowship

Matt Turck / Managing Director / FirstMark Capital

Lokeya Venkatachalam / Chief Revenue Officer, Senior Engineer / Next Jump

Jack Welde / Co-founder and CEO / Smartling