Daniel Cotlar was a near founding Chief Marketing Officer at Blinds.com. He led the company from startup days to more than $200mm in annual sales before selling it to the Home Depot in 2014, staying on through 2017 to position it for success within the Home Depot. With a career spanning from startups to Fortune 100 and an MBA from Rice University, Daniel has presented marketing and strategy topics at Rice and University of Houston as well as industry conferences. Today he supports future business leaders as an investor, advisor and board member of VC/PE backed companies including Spruce, Tiff’s Treats, Braincheck, Cognota, Sila, and Mark Spain.
Moshe is a serial entrepreneur who founded, grew, and successfully exited multiple startups in Telephony, Alternative Energy, Technology, and RE industries.
Asher Weinberger | Co-Founder & COO @Swimply
Swimply raised $40M from Airbnb and Lime co-founders, VCs for its online pool marketplace, seeing seven digits a month in revenue and 15,000 to 20,000 reservations a month.
Yaakov Zar, Founder of Lev Capital
Founder of the world's most powerful online commercial real estate transaction platform. Landing $170 million of funding in 2022, Lev Capital is the first end-to-end online commercial real estate lender.
Mayer Gniwisch | Co-founder & General Partner at OTV
Prior to OTV, the team collectively founded multiple successful companies, generating over $4 billion in shareholder value.
CEO at SudShare, Inc.
I'm a serial entrepreneur who started my first business at 18 years old. I have a private equity portfolio that consists of SudShare, Marriage Fitness, another small tech company, and real estate holdings. I'm an author, creator of the first online relationship renewal system (2004), and the subject of Back from the Brink, a documentary written and directed by Toroes Thomas. I love helping people save their marriage and working with my family to revolutionize the laundry business.
Elie Robinson | Founder & CEO Under 5'10
With an MBA from NYU, Elie has run operations and finance for startups, and mid-size companies up to a $100M+ division of IDT, a publicly-traded company. Elie’s most recent venture, Under 5'10, was launched on Kickstarter reaching a goal of $15,000 as a proof of concept. Under 5'10 has raised $2.25M of investments in its seed and Series A rounds. The company has had a 300% growth rate year-over-year for 4 years running.
Eli Schwartz Growth Advisor and Author of Product-Led SEO |
Eli Schwartz is the bestselling author of: Product-Led SEO: The Why Behind Building Your Organic Growth Strategy. He is a growth advisor and consultant for leading B2B and B2C companies. His ability to demystify and craft organic marketing strategies has generated billions of dollars in revenue for some of the internet's top websites. LinkedIn profile is here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/schwartze/
Moshe Neuman, Founder & CEO at Valued.Ventures
Moshe Hecht CEO and co-founder of HATCH.AI
At the helm of Charidy.com, Moshe built a global team and platform that helped 6,000+ organizations raise over 1.7 billion dollars. Moshe is now the CEO and co-founder of HATCH.AI
Adam Eilenberg - Harvard Law School
Adam Eilenberg is the founding partner of Eilenberg & Krause LLP, a New York boutique law firm specializing in corporate and securities law. Adam has practiced law since 1980, concentrating in securities, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate law. He represents growth companies, angel and institutional investors and financial intermediaries involved in seed stage, venture stage, private placement and public financing transactions involving the issuance of equity or debt, as well as secured and unsecured loan transactions. Many of his company clients are entrepreneurs in the life sciences, technology and software industries. Adam’s assistance in corporate set-up matters involves structuring the business enterprise, and negotiating and documenting founders’ agreements, employment, consulting and equity incentive arrangements, and initial investment rounds. He is often involved in negotiating executive compensation and severance issues, from both employers’ and executives’ perspectives. Adam has extensive experience in business transactions involving the acquisition, transfer or licensing of technology and intellectual property.
Yehoshua Werde Managing Director @ Crown Ventures.
Managing Director @ Crown Ventures. Assisted in the launching of hundreds of businesses and the design of programs to support and foster business creation and innovation. Rabbi Werde brings his proven track record to the tech startup world.
Ephraim Yarmak Program Director @Crown Ventures
Prior accomplishments by our team include profitable deals with: