Session Information

Tuesday, May 17th, 11:15–11:55am

TRACK 4: Entrepreneurship and Investment

Venture Capital Perspectives on Retail and Consumer Investing: Part 2

Ben Lerer
Ben Lerer is the co-founder & CEO of Thrillist Media Group. Lerer was among Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year Award Winners, Vanity Fair's Next Establishments, Crain's "40 under 40", Forbes list of "Most Powerful CEOs Under 40", AdWeek's "Young Influentials" and Entrepreneur Magazine's "Top 5 Entrepreneurs of the Year."

Ben is also the Managing Director of Lerer Hippeau Ventures, New York's most active early-stage technology fund. He chairs the Board of Directors for the East River Development Alliance, a New York non-profit organization and is an Associate Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS). Lerer is an active mentor for NYC Venture Fellows, TechStars and E[nstitute].