$200K seed investment, mentor help propel Penn alum’s water filtration device

By November 14, 2016Uncategorized
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PHILADELPHIA — As Penn alumni Matt Lisle and Adrien Lievano prepared to pitch their water filtration device to a potential investor for the first time — on national television, no less — one thing calmed their nerves. Alicia Syrett, the founder and CEO of New York-based angel investment vehicle Pantegrion Capital hearing them out, is a Wharton alumna.

“That eased the mood a little bit,” Lievano said Friday morning, after he and Lievano were featured on an episode of CNBC’s Make Me a…