New York #2 Tech City in the US

Alessandro Piol —  March 8, 2013 — Leave a comment

A new ranking of U.S. metropolitan areas’ tech prowess has been released, and anoints Silicon Valley as No. 1 due to 226 acquisitions of privately held technology companies in 2012, followed by New York with 100!! http://bit.ly/Yh7t9A

 

 

Alessandro Piol

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Alessandro Piol is a New York-based venture capitalist and angel investor with over 30 years of experience in the technology industry. Alessandro is a Partner and co-founder of Vedanta Capital. Previously he was a General Partner of Invesco Private Capital where he headed the technology practice. Prior to joining Invesco, Alessandro spent 10 years with AT&T where he co-founded AT&T Ventures, the venture capital arm of AT&T where he focused on early-stage new media investments, as well as Pixel Machines, an AT&T-backed startup in the graphics super-computing business. Alessandro is President of the New York chapter of TiE, a global organization fostering entrepreneurship; he serves on the Entrepreneurial Advisory Board and the Board of Visitors of the Fu Foundation School of Engineering at Columbia University; and he is a mentor, advisor or board member of various private companies. He received an BS and MS in Computer Science from Columbia University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. Twitter: @ilmago