David S. Rose

David S. Rose

CEO

Gust, Rose Tech Ventures

David S. Rose is an Inc. 500 CEO, serial entrepreneur, and angel investor who has founded or funded over 100 pioneering companies. Described by Forbes as "New York's Archangel", by BusinessWeek as a "world conquering entrepreneur", by Crain's New York Business as "the father of angel investing in New York", and by Red Herring magazine as "patriarch of Silicon Alley", David is the New York Times best-selling author of both “Angel Investing” and “The Startup Checklist”. He is the founder and CEO of Gust, which operates the world's largest online platform and community connecting over 750,000 entrepreneurs and 85,000early stage investors 192 countries. David is also Managing Director of Rose Tech Ventures; Founder and Chairman Emeritus of New York Angels; Co-founder and Managing Director of the AREA Technology Accelerator; and Associate Founder and Founding Track Chair for Finance and Entrepreneurship at Singularity University, the Google/NASA-sponsored post-graduate program in exponential technologies.