MANAGING PARTNER, KROWDMENTOR
Brad is an entrepreneur, investor, mentor, and advisor who has started and bootstrapped several companies from inception to maturity over the past 20 years. Brad is currently the co-founder and Managing Partner of KrowdMentor, a strategic crowdfunding advisory firm focusing on ICOs, cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and token powered organizations.
Previously, as the co-founder and COO of CrowdfundX, Brad ran all campaign delivery operations for more than a dozen successful equity crowdfunding campaigns, which received over $80 million in reservations resulting in $20 million raised from over 10,000 investors in 15 months.
Brad also served as managing director of Yasar Corporation where he mentored, advised and invested in more than 30 companies. Passionate about where the worlds of technology and marketing collide, Brad is frequently invited to speak at events related to entrepreneurship, angel investing and business strategy. Most recently, he presented at Global Crowdfunding Convention, Digital Hollywood, and ITU Gate Accelerator Program. A big believer in coaching younger generations of entrepreneurs, Brad serves as a mentor for the Pepperdine University Alumni Association.
Brad holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business Management (1999) from Pepperdine University (Malibu, California) and a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Sciences Math (1996) from Académie de Grenoble (France).
His charitable efforts focus on Goodwill Industries, the LA County Museum of Art, the Los Angeles Philharmonic and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, to name a few.
Born in Turkey in 1976, Brad lived and traveled throughout Europe; England, France, and Greece to name a few and migrated to the United States in 1996. Brad is fluent in English, French, Turkish and has basic knowledge of German, Spanish, and Klingon. Brad currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Nadine, and son, Max.