Silicon Dragon Zoom: Ask A VC Anything: Brian Cohen
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featuring Pinterest’s 1st Investor Brian Cohen
Ask Brian Anything!
Get your questions ready.
Brian will answer them during our Q&A.
Silicon Dragon’s 10 Questions for Brian
Why did you fund Pinterest?
How did you discover entrepreneur Ben Silbermann?
What makes you decide to invest in a startup? What’s your next big hit?
What’s your worst deal and why?
Your advice for startups in down times?
What does every angel investor want startups to know?
Which market will lead tech innovation?
What’s the next Big Thing in tech that’s on your radar?
How do you de-stress?
What did sailing teach you about VC?
Ask your question during the webinar! Or Silicon Dragon host Rebecca Fannin will!
Bio: Brian Cohen
Brian Cohen is the first investor in Pinterest, chairman emeritus of the New York Angels investing group, founding partner of NY Venture Partners, and a social entrepreneur who is leading Good Cause Communications. He has a knack for finding and funding entrepreneurs who can break through the norm, and has invested in more than 100 technology startups. As a technology media strategist, Brian co-founded hi-tech specialist agency, Technology Solutions, Inc., which was sold to the McCann Erickson World Group. His book, What Every Angel Investor Wants You To Know, is a must read.
Bio: Rebecca A. Fannin
Rebecca A. Fannin is the founder of news and events group Silicon Dragon Ventures. Her journalistic career covering global innovation began in Silicon Valley during the dotcom era. Following the venture capital trail to Asia, she was one of the first American journalists to write about China’s entrepreneurial boom, interviewing Jack Ma of Alibaba and Robin Li of Baidu, among others. A regular media commentator and speaker, she also has frequently contributed to CNBC and Forbes, and her articles have appeared in Harvard Business Review, CEO and Inc. magazine. Rebecca’s three forward-looking books, Silicon Dragon, Startup Asia and her latest title, Tech Titans of China, are a go-to resource on top innovation trends and players.
About Silicon Dragon on Zoom
Silicon Dragon presents its online series, Ask A VC Anything. We kicked off the series with Bill Tai, a first investor in Zoom. Each week, we feature a VC in a Q&A session. This series helps startups and investors connect and provides valuable insights into what makes each VC tick. Whether you’re raising capital, perfecting your business model, scaling during challenging times, or figuring out how to get unicorn status, an IPO or M&A deal, don’t miss this series. Register and join us online.