Founder and Managing Director, Greycroft, LLC.
Alan Patricof is the founder and managing director of Greycroft, LLC. A longtime innovator and advocate for venture capital, Mr. Patricof entered the industry in its formative days with the creation of Patricof & Co. Ventures Inc., a predecessor to Apax Partners, Inc. of which he was founder and chairman. In 2006, this led to his formation of Greycroft Partners, a venture capital firm focused on the digital media sector.
During the past 40 years, he has participated in the financing and development of a large number of public and private companies. He has helped foster and grow a number of global companies, such as Apple Computer, America Online, Cadence Systems, Office Depot, FORE Systems, Cellular Communications, Inc., NTL and Audible, Inc. He was also a founder and chairman of the board of New York magazine, which later acquired the Village Voice and New West magazine. Currently, Mr. Patricof sits on the boards of Boston Properties, Pump Audio, Content Next, Handmark, Inc., The Newsmarket, and VoodooVox.
Mr. Patricof has also applied his knowledge and experience on a pro bono basis to address social inequities in the developing world, traveling extensively in Asia, Latin America, and Africa and writing extensively on venture capital and the challenges these regions face. He has served as an advisor to the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the commercial arm of the World Bank; a member of the UNDP Commission on Private Sector & Development; a member of the African Policy Board of the Council on Foreign Relations; an Advisory Board member of the African Venture Capital Association (AVCA); and a Board Member of the Nigerian Honorary International Investor Council.
Mr. Patricof is active in the New York community as a board member of both the New York Small Business Venture Fund and New Jobs for New York Association, and he currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Columbia University Graduate School of Business. His philanthropic activities also include service on the boards of TechnoServe, Trickle Up Program, National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), and the Global Advisory Board of Endeavor, Inc.
Mr. Patricof holds a BS in finance from Ohio State University and an MBA from Columbia University Graduate School of Business. He lives in New York City with his wife Susan. He has three sons, Mark, Jon and Jamie and five grandchildren, Lily, Nina, Jack, Chloe and Riley.
Fee Information: Booking Fees to hire speakers and celebrities are determined based on a number factors and often change without notice. Some factors include: speakers schedule, length of presentation, location of event, market conditions, availability and interest. Fee Ranges listed on this website are intended to serve only as a guideline. For the most current celebrity fees or to check availability, please contact a booking agent.
Please Note: All American Speakers Bureau acts only as an entertainment broker/producer for corporate functions, private engagements and special events. All American Speakers Bureau does not claim or represent itself as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Alan Patricof or any artists or celebrities on this website.
All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, private events, public relations campaigns, promotions, commercials and product endorsements.
Profiles listed on this website are provided as a resource to our clients, which are meeting and event planners and other buyers of talent in order to provide them with the widest variety and selection of available talent. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read about the All American Speakers Bureau Advantage.
Due to the volume of emails and calls we receive, we can no longer respond to inquiries related to any of the following:
Related Tags: Find More Information on booking Alan Patricof for appearances, speaking engagements, endorsements/spokesperson, appearance fees, booking agency contact info, biography of Alan Patricof, Contact an artist booking talent agent find a speakers bureau that can book Alan Patricof, speaker booking agency for Alan Patricof, list of similar speakers and celebrities for hire, what is the cost to book a top 10 motivational speaker, musician, comedian or famous athlete.