Opening and Closing Bell on Wall Street
Business Insider visited the NYSE to celebrate the release of Business Insider’s 2011 “Silicon Alley 100” list recognizing Innovators in the NYC Tech Community. The SA 100 list, released by Business Insider, is comprised of individuals in the New York City digital community who are making a positive impact in the sector (i.e. launch a startup, create a a product, fund a company or donate a money or time to a worthy cause related to the tech sector). In honor of the occasion, CEO and Editor-in-Chief Henry Blodget rang The Opening BellSM.
NYSE Euronext, a sponsor of the event, is proud to partner with Business Insider to recognize individuals who are innovators in the technology community. In the past year, NYSE has made great strides in the technology sector, continuing to position itself as the exchange of choice for leading technology companies. Prominent tech, media and internet companies to join the NYSE include LinkedIn, Success Factors, Pandora, Fusion-io, 3D Systems, Freescale, Bank Rate and Active Networks. Last year’s Silicon Alley 100 winners include notables such as Foursquare Co-Founder Dennis Crowley, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong, Union Square Ventures Partner Fred Wilson, Hunch Co-Founder Chris Dixon, Associated Content CEO Patrick Keane, Gawker Media Founder Nick Denton and COO Gaby Darbyshire, and many more. For the full list of this year’s SA 100 winners, visit www.businessinsider.com/sa100.
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