Judging Panel & Criteria
- What problem does your technology/solution solve?
- The nature of your
- What are the barriers to competition? Why will customers buy-in?
- Management. Who you are and why you can get the job done
Tigress Financial Partners
Sylvan Schefler is a Vice Chairman and an Investment Banker focusing on providing
growth capital and M&A advisory services to public and private middle market companies.
Mr. Schefler has over forty years’ experience in all aspects of investment banking.
Chairman, Long Island Capital Alliance and Corporate Attorney
Neil Kaufman represents emerging growth, middle market and public companies and investment
firms in their corporate, securities, financing, borrowing, merger & acquisition
and other legal matters. He is particularly well known for advising clients with respect
to SEC regulation, public offerings, private placements and mergers & acquisitions,
as well as all types of commercial contracts. Mr. Kaufman additionally serves as the
chairman of the Long Island Capital Alliance, a not-for-profit organization devoted
to assisting emerging growth companies.
Managing Director, AngelFire Ventures
Harvey Brofman is a seasoned professional and serial entrepreneur in the healthcare
space for over 25 years. Harvey is an early pioneer leading the development and adoption
of new technology for systems and solutions in multiple segments within the healthcare
space including the medical, pharmacy, pharmaceutical, CRM and payor components of
the industry. He is known among peers as a leader and innovator. Played a driving
role in the evolution of systems, telecommunications, and standards out of manual
and disparate systems.
His days are split between Angel Investing, working with other angels and startups.
and being a sounding board for and advising portfolio companies. Harvey is also
board member of the New York Angels and serves as a mentor and/or advisor to a number