1002 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY 11238
You’re invited to the First Annual Ignitia Office Pitch Competition!
Join us on June 20th to watch teams pitch their companies to a panel of experienced founders, investors, and experts. The winning company will receive $10,000 in cash as well as $10,000 in office rental credit to be used at Ignitia Office for a total prize of $20,000.
The competition will be preceded by an hour of refreshments and networking beginning at 5pm.
Anthony Westreich- Founding Managing Partner, Monday Properties. Under Mr. Westreich’s leadership, Monday Properties has completed over 60 property transactions representing $13 billion in capital value and 28 million square feet, and has leased over 10 million square feet of office space. Mr. Westreich is an active investor and donator to multiple charities.
Peter Mobberley- Managing Director at Stamford-based SPM LLC Hedge Fund. Managing Director at Stamford-based SPM LLC Hedge Fund- SPM has over $1.5 Billion in assets under management. Peter is an expert in fundraising and throughout his career has raised over $600 million in capital for various funds
Josh Bobrowsky- CoFounder & CEO of Ignitia Office. Ignitia Office has raised $5 million in Seed Round funding and was named “Top NYC Startups for of 2018” by Inc Magazine. Josh is a serial entrepreneur with over 15 years experience building and running companies.
Terry Rice- Founder of Brooklyn Digital Marketing. Terry is a digital marketing expert and SXSW Keynote speaker. Former employee of Facebook, he currently consults with Venture Capital firms to evaluate potential investments based on their Digital Marketing presence. He also mentors startups at Techstars and the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute.
Jeffrey Bergman- General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Expansion and Development, Westchester Management. Jeff raised capital for The Bergman Residential Real Estate Fund, LP (“BRREF”), a fund managed by Westchester Management, which launched in April of 2016. BRREF has acquired nearly $100 million worth of assets, and Westchester Management now manages approximately $225 million in assets.
Kristina Fan- Co-founder and CEO of 7 Chord, a fintech start-up that empowers bond traders with predictive pricing and trading signals. BA in Economics from NYU, MSc in Finance from LSE. Markets Choice Awards: Women in Finance 2017. Barclays Accelerator, by #Techstars, Class of 2017.
Jason Cahill- Managing Director, McCune Capital (Venture Capital Firm), Jason is an early stage investor specializing in supply chain, infrastructure, agtech and cleantech. Additionally, Jason is a US Army Special Forces combat veteran and a adjunct professor at Columbia University.
We also have a networking event coming up next week as well.
We welcome entrepreneurs of all types, start-ups of all sizes, industries and stages to join us in finding the inspiration, resources and friends that will make them successful. Whether our members are just beginning to build a company, or are years into their venture, we aim to work with sponsors and partners who share our vision in helping the start-up community grow and succeed.