Mike is the General Partner at Bowery Capital based in New York. Prior to Bowery Capital, Brown co-founded AOL Ventures and led investments in over 30 companies primarily focused around the next generation of CMO and CTO spend. Before AOL Ventures, Mike worked for the investment arm of Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, helping to invest capital in early stage internet startups on behalf of the British entrepreneur. He began his career at Morgan Stanley. Outside of his professional life Brown serves on the Board of Directors of the National Forest Foundation and co-chairs the Columbia College Young Leaders Council. Mike holds an undergraduate degree from Columbia University.
Nic is a Principal at Bowery Capital based in New York. Prior to forming Bowery Capital, Nic was an Associate at AOL Ventures where he helped drive investment in and support of over 20 companies, primarily in the enterprise software space. Before AOL Ventures, he served as a Manager at Advertising.com, leading various business development initiatives focused around ad tech and sales. Earlier, Nic worked as a technology investment banking analyst at GCA Savvian Advisors in the firm’s Internet group. While there, he participated in the acquisitions of Broadband Enterprises and Register.com, as well as various early- and mid-stage private financings. Nic holds an A.B. in History from Princeton University.
Loren is an Associate at Bowery Capital based in New York. Prior to joining Bowery Capital, Loren was an Associate in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs where she participated in a number of equity, debt and M&A transactions, predominantly in the enterprise software and internet sectors. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Loren worked at Groupon in the Corporate Finance Division where she built and led the initial Investor Relations department and subsequently ran Financial Planning & Analysis for the company’s 12 countries in APAC. Loren started her career at Activision Blizzard in the Investor Relations department. Loren has a B.S. in Communication from Boston University.
Director of Talent
Alexandra is the Director of Talent at Bowery Capital based in New York. She works with the firm's entrepreneurs on their human capital strategies including recruiting, interviewing, compensation planning, sales management, and onboarding. Prior to joining Bowery Capital, Alexandra was the Director of Account Management at Betts Recruiting in San Francisco. She worked closely with founders of high growth software companies including Everstring, Rubrik, Intercom, Apptimize, Zenefits, and Tintri to build out their human capital efforts focused on early revenue generation. Alexandra holds a B.A. in English Language and Literature from The University of Michigan.
Venture Partner, San Francisco
David co-founded Premise, a global economic monitoring platform based in San Francisco backed by Social Capital and Google Ventures. He has two decades of experience in capital markets, data infrastructure and startups, running the gamut from quant modeling to product design to corporate strategy. In addition to running Premise and working as a Venture Partner for Bowery, he serves on the advisory board of Columbia University’s Institute for Data Sciences, appointed by Columbia President Lee Bollinger. Prior to Premise, he was the founding CEO of Metamarkets, backed by Khosla Ventures and True Ventures. David holds a graduate degree from UC Berkeley, where he was a Javits and Pritchett Fellow pursuing the study of social, economic and linguistic history of the Greek and Roman world. He also holds an undergraduate degree in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures from Columbia. He lives in Berkeley with his wife and three kids.
Venture Partner, San Francisco
Adam has over twenty years of experience managing and building large scale technical organizations for both start-ups and major corporations. Prior to Bowery, Adam was a General Partner at AOL Ventures. Before AOL, he spent 7 years as a product manager at Google where he earned the Founders Award for starting and leading the Ads Quality Team. He was also a key member in the Google search results page re-design. When he’s not working, Adam spends his “free” time rock climbing, running and enjoying the wonders of new fatherhood.
Venture Partner, New York
Neil's long-term experience leading large-scale, high-demand web systems led him to develop Sailthru, one of the fastest growing marketing technology companies. Sailthru enables retailers and publishers to grow revenue more effectively and efficiently through cross-channel, personalized experiences - providing outstanding online and in-person experiences to every consumer at scale. In addition to achievements of scale, Sailthru is known for its strong company culture. As founder of Sailthru, Neil focused tremendously on corporate culture, so that he could foster an environment of collaboration, continuous learning and achievement among Sailthru employees, of which there are now over 150 in the US, Canada, UK and New Zealand.
Venture Partner, New York
Zach is the cofounder and CEO of Codecademy, the leading online education company closing the skills gap by teaching programming. Codecademy has reached millions of users in every country in the world. Codecademy’s investors include Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Index Ventures, Richard Branson, Yuri Milner, and more. Zach has worked with GroupMe (acq. by Skype) and drop.io (acq. by Facebook). Zach was named to Inc. Magazine and Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30 lists, was selected as a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, and was voted as one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2013.