Venturebent is a compilation of musings about entrepreneurship, venture capital and life in the thriving New York City and Boston tech communities fromAdam, Nick, Alex, and Scott - aspiring entrepreneurs, early-stage investment enthusiasts and disciples for the rising startup communities on the east coast.
Adam Besvinick is an aspiring VC currently advising three startups and is passionate about entrepreneurship and the NYC tech scene despite a recent stint as a banker. He is originally from just outside Philadelphia, graduated from Duke in 2009, and is entering Harvard Business School in fall 2011.
Alex is the co-founder of PinLeague.com and BridesView.com, a co-organizer of Startup Weekend NYC, and on top of an obsession with making things people love, is an overall startup and tech addict. He’s an avid learner with passions for disruptive technology and business, visual and interaction design, personal development and music (along with an innate desire to just build). Originally born in Lithuania, Alex immigrated to NYC in ’89, grew up in Northern NJ and graduated from Cornell University in ’06 with a degree in Industrial Engineering. He currently resides in NYC, actively engaging in the local startup and tech community.
After a short stint in the sports agency world Scott caught the entrepreneurship bug and hasn’t looked back. After growing up in Philadelphia, he graduated from Princeton in 2010 where he studied Political Science and Economics. He is currently working on his startup http://sfter.com and is passionate about innovation, fitness, and his faith.