Ben Laufer

Ben Laufer is an angel and impact investor, and has a portfolio of companies located around the world. Over the course of his career, he has advised on over $30 billion in aggregate transaction value.

Ben also currently works as a technology investment banker at Arbor Advisors where is responsible for advising entrepreneurs on M&A and private equity transactions. He previously worked at Proskauer Rose where he advised on multiple IPOs and capital raises. Prior to working at Proskauer, Ben worked at IMG, a global sports and entertainment agency, now owned by William Morris Endeavor and Silver Lake Partners. Ben joined IMG after exiting Talemon Advisors, a talent management company devoted to helping athletes, artists and entertainers monetize their brands; he was CEO and a co-founder.

Ben graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Science, Technology and Society. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the Stanford Alumni Association in New York City. Ben is passionate about sports and travel, and is an avid musician and competitive chess player.