Dan Burstein co-founded Millennium Technology Value Partners in 2002. He has been actively involved in many of Millennium’s most important investments including Facebook and Alibaba and led the firm’s investment in Twitter.
Before Millennium, Dan was Senior Advisor at The Blackstone Group, where he worked for 12 years in a variety of capacities. Over the course of his career, he has been a consultant to the CEOs and senior executives of major global corporations including Sony, Toyota, Microsoft, and Sun Microsystems.
Dan has made personal venture capital investments since 1983, when he first worked as a consultant in Silicon Valley. He began making institutional venture capital investments in the second half of the 1990s.
The New York Times bestselling author of 14 books, Dan has written about technology trends, global economic issues, and popular culture. Among his path-breaking books are Yen! a 1988 global bestseller about the rise of Japanese financial power; Road Warriors, a 1995 book about the birth of digital media and the internet; Big Dragon, a 1998 book about China’s future; Secrets of the Code, a 2004 guidebook to the Da Vinci Code that was on the New York Times bestseller list for six months; Blog! a pioneering 2005 book about the birth of social media; Secrets of 24, about the political, moral, and technological issues in the TV series “24,” and Secrets of Inferno: In the Footsteps of Dante and Dan Brown (2013). His 2011 book, THE TATTOOED GIRL: The Enigma of Stieg Larsson and the Secrets Behind the Most Compelling Thrillers of our Time, was nominated for the prestigious Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America. His books have been published in 33 languages and several have been turned into documentary films. Dan is a frequent speaker at venture capital events and is often asked to help judge venture capital competitions. He has made numerous TV appearances on CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, and the History Channel and has written more than a thousand articles for well-known magazines and newspapers.
Dan has written poetry since childhood. In recent years, a growing body of his poetic work is devoted to themes that come from the worlds of business, technology, artificial intelligence, and other issues involving the techno-future that is rapidly coming towards us all.
Dan is attending / has attended:
The 2017 New York Venture Summit
The 2016 New England Venture Summit
The 2016 New York Venture Summit
The 2015 New England Venture Summit
The 2014 New England Venture Summit
The 2014 New York Venture Summit
The 2013 New England Venture Summit
The 2013 New York Venture Summit
The 2012 New York Venture Summit
The 2011 New England Venture Summit
The 2006 Corporate Venture Summit
The 2019 New York Venture Summit
The 2019 New England Venture Summit
Venture Summit | West 2020
Venture Summit Virtual Connect | Global
Venture Summit Virtual Connect 3
VSVC West 2021
Venture Summit Virtual Connect | Global 21