Richard Lorenzen is an American entrepreneur, investor and speaker. As the founder and CEO of Fifth Avenue Brands, Richard is regularly cited as one of the most influential millennial entrepreneurs in the United States.
Born in New York as the son of a journalist and an FDNY firefighter, Richard developed an interest in entrepreneurship at the age of 15 and founded what would become Fifth Avenue Brands out of his parents’ home. He bootstrapped the firm to have now served over 100 clients across the US, London, Tokyo and Singapore. Inc. Magazine called him one of the most inspirational entrepreneurs to watch.
Richard has been featured by CNBC, Forbes, Fox News, Business Insider, AdWeek, PRWeek, Inc. Magazine, Mashable and more.
He speaks frequently on entrepreneurship and policy, including at the United Nations, TEDx, NASDAQ, and universities and corporate conferences in the US, Europe and Asia.