Roger Ehrenberg

Roger Ehrenberg
Managing Partner, IA Ventures

Website | @infoarbitrage

Roger Ehrenberg is chairman and co-founder of Monitor110 (http://www.monitor110.com), a rapidly growing company that helps institutional investors turn Internet information into alpha generation. A 17-year Wall Street veteran, Roger co-founded Monitor110 in early 2005 with the passion to change how Wall Street accesses, analyzes and monetizes information extracted from the Internet.

Roger is also one of the most active New York City-based angel investors through IA Capital Partners LLC, his personal early-stage investment vehicle focused on financial technology and social and digital media. Roger has seeded or invested in over 20 early-stage companies since 2004.

Prior to joining Monitor110, Roger served as President and CEO of Deutsche Bank’s internal hedge fund trading platform DB Advisors LLC. His 130-person team managed $6 billion in capital through a multi-strategy hedge fund platform with offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. Earlier, Roger was Global Co-head of Deutsche Bank’s Strategic Equity Transactions Group. In 2000, Roger’s team won Institutional Investor magazine’s “Derivatives Deal of the Year” award. As an Investment Banker and Managing Director at Citibank, Roger held a variety of roles and responsibilities in the Global Derivatives, Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Structuring Groups.
Roger currently serves on the boards of Monitor110, Inc.; Clear Asset Management LLC, a technology-enabled investment advisory and financial publishing firm; Buddy Media, Inc., an applications development firm for social media platforms; Mytrade, Inc., a flexible digital media platform for traders and investors; Global Bay Mobile Technologies, Inc., a mobile data collection solution vendor; and Spotlight Data Solutions, Inc., a provider of wireless data collection solutions for business process management. He previously served on the Board of DSL.net Inc., a publicly-traded telecommunications company.
Today, Roger is frequently consulted as a subject matter expert by the financial media and has appeared in numerous media outlets including the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Institutional Investor, Barron’s, TheStreet.com, NPR Marketplace, BBC, Reuters, Red Herring, Wired, Daily Deal, Crain’s New York, Advanced Trading, and Agence France Presse.

Roger also authors the popular financial blog Information Arbitrage (http://www.informationarbitrage.com), focusing on Wall Street, hedge funds, market structure, regulation and investment-oriented themes discussed on the Internet.

Roger holds an MBA in Finance, Accounting and Management from Columbia Business School and a BBA in Finance, Economics and Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan.

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