[Press Release] Giacomo D’Angelo, StreetLib USA CEO, selected to participate in the International Innovators Initiative (IN2NYC)
[LORETO — NEW YORK CITY, 06/06/2017] Giacomo D’Angelo, StreetLib USA’s managing director, has been selected to participate in the International Innovators Initiative (IN2NYC), created by the New York City Economic Development Corporation in partnership with the City University of New York (CUNY).
Giacomo D’Angelo is one of the first four visa recipients for the IN2NYC program.
IN2NYC facilitates collaborative partnerships between international entrepreneurs and City University of New York (CUNY), a vibrant network of top-tier public schools that educate and serve New Yorkers in all five boroughs. The partnership enables entrepreneurs to qualify for cap-exempt H-1B visas, while helping CUNY schools attract innovators that can develop entrepreneurship and technical programs for their students.
IN2NYC aims to attract international entrepreneurs to locate their businesses in New York City. The program includes partnerships with seven CUNY schools, and each IN2NYC entrepreneur forms collaborative partnerships with one of these schools. Giacomo D’Angelo has partnered with Queens College. StreetLib USA will be based at the Tech Incubator at Queens College starting in July 2017.
StreetLib is an online service for publishers and independent authors. It makes it easy to create, distribute and sell digital and paper books on major online bookstores such as Amazon Kindle Store, Apple iBooks, Kobo, Google Play Books and many more. Additionally, with StreetLib, anyone can open an online bookstore. Publisher or simple book aficionado, they can sell books in any format directly to their clients, with no third party involved. All they have to decide is which titles to sell.
We are on the eve of a new publishing era. Producing and reading books will become ever easier as new tools and systems emerge. StreetLib wants to support this evolution by providing state-of-the-art services not only in Europe, where it is already the largest independent books distributor, but in America and throughout the rest of the world thanks to the development of StreetLib USA.
StreetLib USA is the American subsidiary of StreetLib Srl, founded in Italy by Antonio Tombolini.
“I’m honored by the trust shown with this selection, and excited to start a stimulating collaboration with Queens College. Thank you IN2NYC!” said Giacomo D’Angelo.
Giacomo D’Angelo, from Sant’Elpidio a Mare in the Italian Marche Region, has been working with StreetLib since 2008. He previously held the position of CTO, where he led the company’s software development. In June 2016, he moved to New York City, to manage and set up the headquarters of StreetLib USA Inc., a subsidiary entirely controlled by the Italian parent company.
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StreetLib srl, was founded in 2006 by Antonio Tombolini, who remains the managing director. The company develops and provides innovative publishing services for authors and publishers, and is one of the major international leaders in the current revolution that is transforming the book industry.
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