Business Advisors

Bruce Taragin: Bruce is a managing director at Blumberg Capital. He has more than 28 years of experience as a venture capital investor, entrepreneur, technology investment banker and corporate attorney. Prior to joining Blumberg Capital, Bruce co-founded and held several senior management positions within technology companies including Charles River Computers. Bruce also structured and managed early-stage technology transactions at Hambrecht & Quist, Mayer Brown & Platt and Bankers Trust Company. A native of New York, Bruce earned his B.A. in finance and communications, cum laude, from Yeshiva University, and his MBA and J.D. from Fordham University. Bruce serves as a member or observer on the board of directors of BioCatch, Braze, Coverhound, Databand, FundGuard, Katapult, Medigate, Nexla,, SAM, SeaLights, and WorkJam. He also chairs the VC Circle for the UJA-Federation of New York, and is an adjunct professor at Yeshiva University Sy Syms School of Business and the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs.

Terry Williams: Mr. Williams is a business consultant with extensive expertise in 
the development, approval, and commercialization of medical devices. He is
 the Founder and CEO of a start-up medical device and software company that
 successfully designed, manufactured, and received FDA approval on 3 clinical 
devices. His company also developed and received 5 US Patents with
 successful acute care product offerings to Kinetic Concepts (KCI), General 
Electric Medical Systems, Baxter Healthcare, and Philips Medical Systems. He 
currently directs a medical device company that distributes negative
 pressure wound therapy devices and support surfaces for KCI.

Jonathan Kusko, JD, LLM: Retired from practice of law. Formerly a partner at Stroock and Stroock and Lavan LLC where he specialized in federal income tax law with an emphasis on taxation of investment funds and pass-through entities.