Margaretta Colangelo — Technology Investor — a native San Franciscan with 25 years of experience working in the software industry. She advises and mentors startup founders in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Washington D.C., Austin, Albuquerque, Kenya and Serbia.
Margaretta is currently President of U1 Technologies and President of Margaretta Colangelo Investments. U1 Technologies develops AmbrosiaMQ™, a messaging platform designed for large-scale, high-performance, distributed applications such as real-time electronic stock trading. Wall Street financial services companies use AmbrosiaMQ™ at the core of their stock trading applications for real time 24 x 7 electronic trading to global markets for futures, options, FX, swaps and bonds. Margaretta Colangelo Investments is an investment and advisory firm with domain specific expertise building messaging platforms.
Margaretta has joined six early stage startups since 1990. She has a proven track record executing strategic alliances, forming partnerships and customer acquisition. She also has experience in technical support, Java education and training. She has founded seven networking groups on LinkedIn with over 14,000 members. Margaretta’s interests include: emerging technologies, innovation, entrepreneurs, engineers, education, nature, reading, thinking, and freedom. Margaretta is an early adopter of technology and leverages technology to empower people.
Margaretta is a graduate of The Kent School in Connecticut and has a B.A in Government with a concentration in European History from Sweet Briar College.