David CohenFounder and CEO of TechStars | TwitterLinkedInGoogle+
David Cohen is the founder and CEO of TechStars, a mentorship-driven seed stage investment program for Internet startups.
Previously, David was a founder of several software and web technology companies including Pinpoint Technologies, earFeeder.com. He also had what he likes to think of as a “graceful failure” in between.
David is a active startup advocate, advisor, board member, and technology advisor who comments on these topics on his blog at DavidGCohen.com. He is also very active at the University of Colorado, serving on the boards for several organinzations including the Computer Science Department, Silicon Flatirons, and the Deming Center Venture Fund.
David’s hobbies are technology, software/web startups, business history, and tennis. He is married to the coolest girl he’s ever met and has three amazing kids who always seem to be teaching him something new.
Brad FeldManaging Director at Foundry Group | TwitterLinkedInGoogle+
Brad has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, he co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and, prior to that, founded Intensity Ventures, a company that helped launch and operate software companies. Brad is also a co-founder of TechStars.
Brad currently serves on the board of directors for many companies including Fitbit, MakerBot, Oblong, Orbotix, SEOMoz. Previously, Brad was an executive at AmeriData Technologies after it acquired Feld Technologies, a firm he founded in 1987 that specialized in custom software applications.
Brad is a nationally recognized speaker on the topics of venture capital investing and entrepreneurship and writes the widely read blogs Feld Thoughts, Startup Revolution, and Ask the VC.