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Val Tsanev

Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

Founder/CEO, CityRaven. Previously CFO COO | CFO Program Services - Vice President, Credit Suisse.

Founder/CEO, CityRaven. Previously CFO COO | CFO Program Services - Vice President, Credit Suisse.

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CityRaven

Positions

Founder/CEO CityRaven May 2014 - present
CFO COO | CFO Program Services - Vice President Credit Suisse October 2012 - March 2014
Investment Bank Strategy Group - Vice President Credit Suisse May 2006 - October 2012
Investment Banking Analyst - Global Industrial Services Group Credit Suisse January 2004 - May 2006
Financial Representative, Assistant to Senior Vice President - Private Client Services Ladenburg Thalmann May 2003 - October 2003

Education

Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management
Saint John's University Computer Science/Finance

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Online advertising
  • • Online Marketplace Businesses
  • • Online customer acquisition
Markets of Interest
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Local
  • • Mobile
  • • Small Businesses

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

We have paying customers and strong growth rates across our KPIs.

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Devin McGrath
We worked together  •  Previously Private Wealth Management, Credit Suisse. Previously Senior Consultant, Ascendant Business Solutions Limited.
Knowledgable, great listener and has the utmost integrity
Peter Brodsky
We worked together  •  Founder, hypernet.io. Previously Mentor, Eleven Startup Accelerator. Cornell grad. Cornell grad.
Val has that rare mix of being exceptionally hardworking, highly knowledgeable but also remarkably patient. He posses a calm, meticulous an ... d and relentless kind of reasoning that any startup could benefit from.
Bianka Yankov
They're my current cofounder  •  Co- Founder and Real Estate Broker, SPIRE GROUP ( A Kurland Holdings Co). Previously Vice President, Kurland Realty.
Awesome advisor and entrepreneur, open minded, very knowledgable.

Peter Brodsky
They're my advisor: City Raven  •  Founder, hypernet.io. Previously Mentor, Eleven Startup Accelerator. Cornell grad. Cornell grad.
Peter is one of the most intelligent and thoughtful people I have met. As we all know time is our greatest asset and unlike many other peopl ... e Peter has always made himself available to provide me with his advice and thoughts on my company's strategic direction. I am very thankful and appreciative of Peter's time and genuine interest in the success of my company. He is a true serial entrepreneur with extensive experience not only on the theoretical front but also on the operational, which for me is a key differentiator. Peter is also willing to connect me with influential investors and his personal contacts, an aspect of our business relationship that I value tremendously and consider priceless. I would most definitely recommend Peter for any role in the entrepreneurship ecosystem and I am thankful that he agreed to become advisor to CityRaven. I truly believe that he will be instrumental in the success of my company.

Devin McGrath
Previously Private Wealth Management, Credit Suisse. Previously Senior Consultant, Ascendant Business Solutions Limited.
Great thoughtful and genuine person with long term thinking, positive attitude and great entrepreneurial spirit.

Iyan Adewuya
Global Head - Corporate Solutions & Equity Capital Markets, Bloomberg LP. Previously Product Manager - Private Equity, Bloomberg LP.
Iyan is one of the most thoughtful and intelligent people I know. Iyan has unique capacity of understanding complex problems, analyze them a ... nd provide concrete actionable solutions. I would recommend Iyan as an advisor to any entrepreneur who is looking for a thoughtful and results driven advisor.