About Me

Bruce Colwin is President of Two Degrees Strategy & Development, a New York City-based consulting firm which works with early-stage technology and new media companies to accelerate growth and increase value through the development and execution of business development strategies designed to drive revenues and build brand equity.

Projects have included: sales and marketing programs, product development and SaaS strategies, distribution and pricing models, content distribution partnerships, technology licensing, and the development of strategic relationships.  Clients have including: Thelen Ried, Dragonfly, CyberExtruder, MLX.com,Thoughtful Inc., eRSVP, Money Media, CompuTool Corporation, Wall Street Reporter and Transparensee Systems.

Prior to forming Two Degrees, Bruce served as Executive Vice President of DuoCash, a venture-backed online payment technology company based in New York City, where he was responsible for sales, marketing and business development.

Previously, Bruce was Vice President of Business Development at Avenel Ventures, a North Carolina investment banking firm with a focus on public and private equity offerings, where he worked in developing strategic alliances and other revenue-generating activities for Avenel’s partner companies, as well as identifying and evaluating potential strategic acquisition candidates.

Bruce joined Avenel following his position as Director of Business Development for TROVIA.com, a publicly-traded ”clicks-and-mortar” luxury goods destination, which was funded by the principals of Avenel.

Bruce has also served as Executive Director of the National Alliance of Sales & Marketing Executives (NASME) and President of the prestigious National Sales & Marketing Hall of Fame, whose inductees have included: Ted Turner, Fred Smith, Malcolm Forbes, Sam Walton, Bill Marriott, Sir. Martin Sorrell and Martha Stewart, to name just a few.

In addition, he has been quoted in prominent trade publication and has served as both a speaker and program moderator at technology and venture capital conferences and events.  He has held leadership positions in industry and trade organizations and was Founder and Chairman of the BizDevNetwork, an affiliate of NYNMA and later New York eComm.

Bruce currently resides in Northport and in his spare time, weather permitting, sails his 27′ sloop “Unplugged” on the Long Island Sound.

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