Mr. Dave Lerner is the Founder of Rugged Ventures. e was the Advisor at Source3. He was the Advisor at 1000Museums. He is the Founder of Venture Studio and also serves as its Host. Dave is an entrepreneur, angel investor and serves as the Director of Entrepreneurship at Columbia University. He is also the host of Venture Studio, where he engages with entrepreneurs, investors, founders and other vibrant members of the New York entrepreneurial ecosystem and beyond. One of his latest projects is Startup Genome, where he, in partnership with the Kauffman Foundation and Endeavor Global, they are mapping the entire world's entire early-stage investment and entrepreneurial ecosystems. He serves on the Board of New York Tech Meetup, as Board Member the Entrepreneurship Center at Columbia Business School, and as a Board Member of both the New York Venture Community and Columbia Venture Community.