Alicia Syrett is the Founder and CEO of Pantegrion Capital, an angel investment vehicle focused on seed and early stage investments. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of New York Angels, Everwaters, and HeTexted, and is a member of WomenCorporateDirectors. Her past and present Advisory Board roles include Enerknol, iFunding, The Pitch Deck, Beauty Booked, Cissé Trading Co. and Willa. She is a frequent mentor, writer, and speaker in the startup ecosystem.
Ms. Syrett is a recurring panelist on CNBC’s Power Pitch and has also appeared on CNBC’s Cash Crowd, MSNBC’s Your Business, Nightly Business Report (NBR) on PBS, and Fox Business’s Risk & Reward. Named as one of the “25 Angel Investors in New York You Need to Know” by AlleyWatch and as one of Wharton's "40 Under 40" young alumni by Wharton Magazine. She has been featured in Forbes, TechCrunch, Inc., The Huffington Post, Mashable and USA Today and also served as an Instructor with Steve Blank in his Lean Launchpad course at Columbia Business School.
Before founding Pantegrion, Ms. Syrett spent over ten years 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.