SA 100 2013: The Coolest People In New York Tech-Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Carnegie Mellon University

Thursday, October 24, 2013

SA 100 2013: The Coolest People In New York Tech

Yahoo's $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr really put New York tech on the map this year.

But over the past few years, New York City has become a tech hotspot.

In fact, tech is the city's second-largest job sector.

New York has become home to some of the tech industry's most promising companies, including Etsy, Rap Genius, Makerbot, Kickstarter, Tumblr, and Infor.

All in all, it's been a great year for New York Tech. So we created the Silicon Alley 100 to celebrate people who did the coolest things in 2013.

So what constitutes someone who's done something cool?

We prioritized entrepreneurs over investors, since it's a lot harder to start a company than to fund one. We particularly prioritized startups with amazing exits and people who had big, game-changing roles at the tech companies...Read more»

46. Steve Martocci...Read more»

By: Megan Rose Dickey and Jillian D'Onfro