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Denis Cranstoun

Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

Senior Advisor, x3East. Previously Tech, Media & Telecom Investment Banking Associate, Credit Suisse.

Senior Advisor, x3East. Previously Tech, Media & Telecom Investment Banking Associate, Credit Suisse.

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x3East

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x3East

Positions

Senior Advisor x3East September 2012 - present
Tech, Media & Telecom Investment Banking Associate Credit Suisse 2010 - September 2012
MBA 2010 (Finance) New York University August 2008 - August 2010
Manager, International Business Development National Basketball Association (NBA) June 2007 - May 2008
Founding Partner Russian Sports Consulting & Management 2006 - 2007
Account Supervisor, Russian Standard Group - Imperia Vodka SoHo Experiential May 2005 - December 2005
Special Projects Manager, Olympic Games and World Championships Radio Mayak May 2000 - August 2002

Education

New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business Finance 2008 - 2010
University of South Carolina-Columbia Integrated Marketing Communications 2002 - 2004

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Sports
  • • Events
  • • Financial Services
  • • Media
  • • TV

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Cory Hebenstreit
They're my school  •  Vice President, Houlihan Lokey. Previously Investment Banking - Associate, Diversified Industries, J.P. Morgan.
Denis has the drive and intelligence to deliver creative solutions in a competitive market. His relationships and innovative thinking will s ... erve him well.
Maxim Krasnykh
They're my friends  •  VP Strategy and Corporate Development, GetTaxi. Previously Director, Intel Capital.
Denis is a driven and highly analytical person and a very nice human being
Peter E. Ollen
They're my friends  •  Legal Consultant position through Axiom, JPMorgan Chase and Attorney, Peter E. Ollen, Attorney at Law. University of Toronto grad.
I met Denis through friends a number of years ago but soon we started collaborating on potential projects. I quickly discovered that Denis ... was a balance of tenaciousness and thoughtful analysis when approaching matters. This, complemented with his work experience, makes him an entrepreneur in the truest sense.
Jason Lynn
They're my advisor  •  SVP Product, AppNexus. Previously CPO & co-founder, mParticle. Duke grad.
Denis is very smart, diligent and resourceful. He's been a great collaborator with myself and other friends and colleagues.
Nadim Nahouli
They're my school  •  Vice President, Goldman Sachs. Previously Associate, Investment Banking, Goldman Sachs. McGill grad.
Very intelligent individual with great work ethics and a go-getter attitude. Track record of success in everything he has done (whether in h ... is professional career as a banker, or in his academic life). Extremely pleasant to work with. Relentless in the pursuit of his dreams. Has the perfect profile for an entrepreneur.
Caitlyn
They're my investor
He identifies opportunities and can create solutions by leveraging his deep industry skills and connections. He has grown several companies ... in the past and is great with customers and influential industry participants. He has high technical and financial knowledge which he can concisely communicate with others. He also has the motivation, energy and balance needed to succeed in a start up and growth ecosystem.
Blake Stuchin
They're my school  •  Director, Digital Media Business Development, National Football League and Investor and Board Member, The Rock Club.
Denis is an insightful leader, a driven, creative professional, and, most importantly, a great friend. He's spent more than a decade working ... in the media, entertainment, and technology space, and has a depth of knowledge and experiences both as an advisor and an operator. And as an entrepreneur, he has the vision to not only conceptualize an idea but also the focus to bring it to market and scale it. Most importantly, he values relationships above everything else. His friends and colleagues know that he's loyal and sincere, and will always go the extra step - or mile - to be there for his friends. The right co-founder will complement Denis' business acumen and professional expertise with a depth of technical knowledge and a similar desire to build a great business.
John Hutcheson
They're my school  •  Vice President, Citigroup, Investment Banking Division, Global Media and Telecom Coverage Group.
Denis has all the right qualities to be a successful entrepreneur. He is creative, intelligent and able to communicate complex ideas very ef ... fectively. His prior work experience in media, technology and emerging markets uniquely positions him to effectively build solutions to address actionable market opportunities.
Aswath Damodaran
They're my professor  •  Professor, NYU Stern School of Business.
Denis is willing to take risks, but in a clear-eyed way, rather than like a gambler.
Michael Geer
They're my mentor  •  COO of AnchorFree. Georgia Institute of Technology grad.
I've witnessed Denis put together several successful ventures over the years, so I have great confidence that his latest endeavors will foll ... ow suit.
Ilya Pelts
We worked together  •  Director, Morgan Stanley. Previously Director, Credit Suisse.
Curious mind, endless energy, full of ideas, attention to detail, type A personality

Michael Geer
They're my friends  •  COO of AnchorFree. Georgia Institute of Technology grad.
Michael has an insatiably curious mind and seemingly endless energy to identify issues, focus on what's important and do the necessary work ... to arrive at successful outcomes.

Michael Geer
They're my friends  •  COO of AnchorFree. Georgia Institute of Technology grad.
Michael has an insatiably curious mind and seemingly endless energy to identify issues, focus on what's important and do the necessary work ... to arrive at successful outcomes.

Peter E. Ollen
They're my friends  •  Legal Consultant position through Axiom, JPMorgan Chase and Attorney, Peter E. Ollen, Attorney at Law. University of Toronto grad.
Yes, absolutely. He has the right balance of intelligence, thoughfullness and focus.