Founders Friday with Erica Duignan Minnihan (1000 Angels)
The Coffee Foundry has been hosting a morning series called, "Founders Friday" where we highlight key players in the tech start up scene and what they are working on.
This week we're excited to have Erica Duignan Minnihan from 1000 Angels come and share her journey!
Erica is Managing Partner at 1000 Angels, a private venture investment network for select accredited investors. 1000 Angels enables accredited investors to build a high-growth venture portfolio free of management fees, carried interest or capital commitments. The digital platform is complemented by in-person member events with an exceptional community as well as live-streaming educational content and founder interviews.
Erica has been an active investor and advisor to early stage companies for 10 years, and worked on the public market side in investment banking for 7 years prior to that. Before launching 1000 Angels, Erica was a Managing Director at DreamIt Ventures in NYC. She also has served as Executive Director at both STAR Angel Network and Golden Seeds. Prior to beginning a career in venture, she practiced Investment Banking at Citigroup, Credit Suisse and Cantor.
Erica earned her BA in Business Economics from UCLA and an MBA in Finance with honors from Columbia Business School. She has also made regular appearances on network television for MSNBC and CNBC on "Your Business" and "Crowd Rules" as a startup business expert. She lives in Tribeca with her husband and three children, and is an avid attendee of Barry’s Bootcamp.
We'll get a chance to hear more about herjourney, with Q&A and community shout outs afterwards! Also join us for good coffee, good bagels, and excellent conversation.
Until then, stay warm and classy... See you then!