The State of Tech Financing and Innovation

Published on23 MAR 2016

After a historic period of investment that saw more than 100 private technology companies reach billion-dollar valuations in 2015, many are wondering what recent market volatility might mean for financing in the tech industry. Nick Giovanni, co-chief operating officer of the Global Technology, Media and Telecom Group in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs, shares why he believes this influx of capital will still lead to widespread innovation and the development of groundbreaking technologies.

When you look at these long-term trends in technology, you realize that regardless of any near-term volatility, entrepreneurship and innovation are going to continue.

- Nick Giovanni

Nick Giovanni
Co-Chief Operating Officer of the Global Technology, Media and Telecom Group and Co-Head of Global Internet Investment Banking