New York City’s academic research institutions’ extensive intellectual property in the biological sciences has the potential to be a huge engine of growth for our tech sector.

Maria is President and CEO of the Partnership Fund for New York City, the investment arm of the Partnership for New York City. In addition to leading the fund’s investment operations, Maria has spearheaded the creation and operation of a number of the its strategic initiatives, including FinTech Innovation Lab, New York Digital Health Accelerator, NYCSeed (seed financing for IT/digital media companies); BioAccelerate Prize NYC (proof-of-concept funding for university-based biomedical research), Arts Entrepreneurial Loan Fund (low cost loans for mid-size arts groups), and ReStart Central and Financial Recovery Fund (assistance and funding for small businesses impacted by 9/11).

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