Rich Foster, Adviser

User Experience, Operations, Fundraising, Finance, Business Development

New York, New York, US

Rich is looking to advise a startup

About Rich

Adviser experience

Engaged in advising 5 businesses over 2 years

Startup experience

4 startups founded , 6 startups operated , 4 years operating startups

Relevant industries

Real Estate Consumer Products Mobile

Expertise

User Experience Operations Fundraising Finance Business Development

Key accomplishments

- Started, grown, and exited various businesses in a wide variety of industries
- Serve as Managing Director of a leading syndicate angel investment fund

Background

About Rich

Richard Foster is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and professional speaker with a passion for new business development. His entrepreneurial spirit has taken him down many roads. Mr. Foster holds seven U.S. Patents for the creation of his line of sports-themed clocks, "TIME for SPORTS", which have been distributed in fifteen countries around the world. Mr. Foster has been named the "Youngest Entrepreneur"? by the New York Times as well as appearing in a wide variety of radio, TV, and print nationwide. He has been selected to ring the closing bell at the world famous New York Stock Exchange. Foster currently serves as President of Foster Management & Holdings, the holdings company for his numerous business investments and ventures. He also serves on the board and is actively involved in an executive capacity in several of his portfolio companies. Mr. Foster is a former co-founder of LaunchPad LI. He is Managing Director of AngelFire Ventures, an angel investment fund focused on deal syndication of some of NYC's best angel deals. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the NephCure Foundation, the only organization dedicated to finding a cure for FSGS, the leading cause of kidney failure in children.

Specialties: Driven entrepreneur and expert negotiator with passions for business development and growth in a wide variety of industries.