David S. Rose

David S. Rose is an Inc. 500 CEO, serial entrepreneur and angel investor who has founded or funded over 100 pioneering companies. He has been described by Forbes as “New York’s Archangel”, by BusinessWeek as a “world conquering entrepreneur”, and by Red Herring magazine as “patriarch of Silicon Alley”. He is the New York Times best-selling author of The Startup Checklist: 25 Steps to a Scalable, High-Growth Business and Angel Investing: The Gust Guide to Making Money & Having Fun Investing in Startups.

David is founder and CEO of Gust, the global platform for entrepreneurs and early stage investors. He is Managing Director of Rose Tech Ventures; Founder and Chairman Emeritus of New York Angels; Managing Director of the AREA accelerator and was Founding Track Chair for Finance and Entrepreneurship at Singularity University, the Google/NASA-sponsored post-graduate program in exponential technologies.

David can be found online at davidsrose.com and followed @davidsrose

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