Christopher G. Cogan
Christopher G. Cogan is the Managing Member of Seven Funds, LLC., a private investment firm based in Sarasota, Florida. He founded and serves as CEO of Corsa 7, LLC and its growing enterprise of automotive related entities. He is also Chairman of Cogan Realty, LLC, a commercial real estate firm based in Orlando, Florida, which he founded in 1988.
Since starting his first company at age 18, more than thirty-five years ago, Cogan has envisioned, built and run successful businesses in diverse fields ranging from classic car restoration to contract procurement services and software design and development. He has raise over $100 million for those businesses from top-tier Venture Capital and Private Equity firms as well Fortune 50 global companies.
Cogan was awarded The Blue Chip Enterprise Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Award for Business Leadership from Ernst & Young and, the Forty Under 40 Award from the Orlando Business Journal. He has also testified as an industry expert on Internet Commerce before the European Commission and the US Federal Trade Commission.
Since he was a young boy, Chris has been enamored with anything mechanical especially, cars and motorcycles. He often spent time at his father’s side working on his collection of European Sports and American Muscle cars. Chris began racing and collecting cars of his own at age 14.