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Jim Bulgatz

Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

Angel investor, adviser, entrepreneur. 20+ years experience in: tech, investment management, quantitative analysis, entrepreneurship, etc.

Angel investor, adviser, entrepreneur. 20+ years experience in: tech, investment management, quantitative analysis, entrepreneurship, etc.

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5 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Data Science
  • Marketing
  • Product

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Data Science
  • • Marketing
  • • Product

Involved In

Advisor

Socialinfluen.se
Confluence<1> Corporation
Pangaea Equities Group, Inc.
Global Cocktail Rooms, LLC
Drunken Monkey Coffee Bar

Side Projects

world music DJ
professional photography
film investment

Positions

Founding Partner Socialinfluen.se November 2012 - present
Consultant Drunken Monkey Coffee Bar March 2006 - present
Consultant Confluence<1> Corporation February 2006 - present
Founding Partner Pangaea Equities Group, Inc. August 2008 - June 2013
Founding Partner Global Cocktail Rooms, LLC June 2005 - June 2013
Owner Jim Bulgatz Photography, Inc. February 2002 - February 2006
Vice President - Senior Quantitative Analyst Alliance Capital June 1992 - September 2002
Vice President - Systems Analyst Sanford C. Bernstein and Co., Inc. October 1984 - September 2002

Education

Columbia University Computer Science and Economics

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Advisor With
  • • E-Commerce
  • • Content curation
  • • Social commerce
  • • Social Commerce Networks
  • • Social Analytics
Markets of Interest
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Dating
  • • Events
  • • Financial Services
  • • Food and Restaurants
  • • Healthcare
  • • Media
  • • Music
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Real Estate
  • • Robotics
  • • Social Impact
  • • Transportation
  • • Travel
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Restaurants and Retail
  • • Specialty Food
  • • Nutrition
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Movies/Film

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Software • Data analysis • Programming • Photography • Business Analysis • Dance • Economics • Entrepreneurship • Investment Management • Portfolio Management • Startups • Statistics • Software Design • Quantitative Analysis

Key Accomplishments

Have launched and/or grown/invested in/consulted for a range of companies
in investment management, photography, bars and restaurants, film;
currently launching a social commerce platform.

5
Vouches Received

6
Vouches Given

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Larry Hardin
They're my friends  •  Owner, Drunken Monkey Coffee Bar and Owner, Drunken Monkey Coffee Bar.
He is hard working and loves to create and solve problems. He asks lots of questions and sees the angles and pitfalls like no one I have me ... t.
Tam St. Armand
We worked together  •  Chief Executive Officer | Partner, Capstone Insurance Brokerage and President, St. Armand Ventures.
Jim is a great entrepreneur because he understands how things work and he looks at things differently. He is very good at due diligence and ... knows how assess an opportunity. He comes up with very creative ideas for companies and then consults with some of the best minds and 'kicks' it around before jumping in. His ability to see projects and services through to completion is on point.
Yorgo Bougás
We worked together  •  Co-Founder: socialinfluen.se, Founder/President: Confluence<1> , Co-Founder/Advisor: Lautrec, multiple other startups, turnarounds.
He has an agile mind and a journeyman temperament.
Fidan Gutaj
They're my friends  •  Global Co-host, Ballers and Co-founder, Esplore.
He is very intelligent and have a broad range of expertise and experience in different industries which gives him an incredible network and ... perspective on things!
Chris Beels, CFA
We worked together  •  Co-CTO, GoldenTree Asset Management. Previously Head of Development, GoldenTree Asset Management.
Jim is a very smart entrepreneur. He has a long track record of projects and ventures. He deeply understands the ups and downs of the self- ... starter's career path. Jim is always interested in the opinions of others and a great listener and advisor.

Fidan Gutaj
They're my friends  •  Global Co-host, Ballers and Co-founder, Esplore.
Fidan is a worldly man, who has a keen curiosity and perspective when it comes to culture, people and business. His experience and insight ... spans several countries and I think he makes a fine entrepreneur.

Larry Hardin
Owner, Drunken Monkey Coffee Bar and Owner, Drunken Monkey Coffee Bar.
Larry has a passion for exploration and creativity. He is also a very generous, loving and hardworking individual, with a superior sense of ... ethics and dedication.

Tam St. Armand
Chief Executive Officer | Partner, Capstone Insurance Brokerage and President, St. Armand Ventures.
Tam is the penultimate Renaissance Woman - super smart, very insightful, and with a passion to connect genuinely with people and bring worki ... ng partners together. She brings passion and positive energy to everything she does, which includes a very wide range of endeavors.

Yorgo Bougás
Co-Founder: socialinfluen.se, Founder/President: Confluence<1> , Co-Founder/Advisor: Lautrec, multiple other startups, turnarounds.
Yorgo has so many fine qualities, it's hard to imagine him as anything but an entrepreneur. He is super intelligent, with knowledge that sp ... ans the sciences, technology, design, culture and business; but he also combines this with those important elements of on-the-ground savvy, healthy due diligence, and tireless hard work to bear when implementing his business endeavors. His ethical standards are also exemplary.

Yorgo Bougás
We worked together  •  Co-Founder: socialinfluen.se, Founder/President: Confluence<1> , Co-Founder/Advisor: Lautrec, multiple other startups, turnarounds.
Yorgo has a great combination of all the elements an entrepreneur needs to thrive - he is very intelligent, carefully analytical and thoroug ... h, driven to succeed, and perhaps most important of all, thical and empathetic to the needs of his investors, partners and customers

Tam St. Armand
Chief Executive Officer | Partner, Capstone Insurance Brokerage and President, St. Armand Ventures.
Great energy! It's easy to vouch for Tam, as she has so many great qualities: very positive and proactive, intelligent and inquisitive; Tam ... is a Renaissance woman who excels at quickly grasping new concepts, fomenting great new ideas, and helping put together the right people for new and existing ventures.