rich foster

Bringing some heat to local investing

By GREGORY ZELLER // Long Island still has a ways to go before it rivals Silicon Valley or Boston’s Route 128 as an investment hotbed. But the science is here, and according to many insiders, so is the money. And now, Island investors find themselves awash in something they’ve never experienced before: competition. Suddenly, there are multiple seed-money organizations throwing money at Island-based startups. The Long Island Angel Network, Angel Dough Ventures, the Long Island…