Alicia Syrett is the Founder and CEO of Pantegrion Capital, an investment vehicle focused on seed and early stage investments. She currently serves on the Board of NewAge Beverages Corporation (NBEV), the NY Tech Alliance, Enerknol and several advisory boards. Her TED talk on “Why VCs and Angel Investors Say ‘No’ to Entrepreneurs” has been viewed over 225,000 times. She has appeared on major TV networks 100+ times and has been a Contributor for Inc. and an Instructor at Columbia University. She is a member of The Economic Club of New York, the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the Women’s Forum of NY, and WomenCorporateDirectors. She tweets @AliciaSyrett.
Ms. Syrett was named as one of LinkedIn’s “Top Voices in Startups and Entrepreneurship,” one of the “30 Women in Venture Capital to Watch” by Business Insider, one of the “25 Angel Investors in New York You Need to Know” by AlleyWatch, one of Wharton’s “40 Under 40” by Wharton Magazine, and one of Virgin’s “Five Next Generation Leaders Emerging from Tech.” She has been featured in Forbes, Fortune, WSJ, Yahoo Finance, TechCrunch, Inc., The Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, NPR’s Marketplace, USA Today, CNBC, PBS, MSNBC, and Fox Business. She founded The Point 25 Initiative and also wrote MentHER: Guide for Entrepreneurs, available on Amazon.
Prior to founding Pantegrion, Ms. Syrett spent her career in the financial industry, which included her entrepreneurial journey as the first employee and CAO of a multi-billion dollar private equity firm. She graduated early from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Economics (magna cum laude) and concentrations in Finance and Accounting. She also possesses two MBA degrees from the London Business School (with distinction) and Columbia Business School where she received Beta Gamma Sigma honors.