Brian S. Cohen

Brian is chairman of the New York Angels and the author of "What Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know: An Insider Reveals How To Get Smart Funding For Your Billion-Dollar Idea" (with John Kador, McGraw-Hill). Cohen is the first investor in Pinterest. Over the past decade, he estimates he has considered more than 1,000 pitches for startups. More information about the book here.
  1. Calling all accredited investors

    What does it mean to be an accredited angel investor, and is the designation actually meaningful? Startups want to work with accredited investors. Every investor in the New York Angels has to sign a form that they meet the requirements for accreditation set by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). But what does that really entail? By the SEC’s rules, accredited angel investors need to meet any one of three conditions

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