|Harvard University, A.B.|
|Economics and Italian Studies|
Anthony (Tony) Pino is an Associate at Cue Ball. He brings to Cue Ball a strong entrepreneurial spirit from his own prior ventures and is responsible for the prospecting and evaluation of new investments, providing strategic support at Cue Ballâ€™s portfolio companies, and leading internal projects at the firm.
Background Throughout college, Tony worked on a variety of entrepreneurial initiatives including an online sports registration system that processed $100k per year and a line of menâ€™s dress shirts manufactured in Italy and distributed in the U.S. at trunk shows, fashion shows, and online. He began his formal career with The Blackstone Group, where, among other deals, he served on the team advising Publicis Groupe on its acquisition of Razorfish from Microsoft for $530 million, a deal that won the â€œBest French M&A Deal of the Yearâ€ award from Le Club de 30. Tony also spent two years as a researcher at Harvardâ€™s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, where he worked with Professors John Palfrey and Urs Gasser on the Digital Natives project.
Education Harvard College, A.B. in Economics, cum laude
Recent Publication Did the Internet Kill Magazines and Newspapers? An economic analysis of how broadband penetration affected print media.