The US is well-known for its ground-breaking innovation, in particular Silicon Valley which has given birth to the global giants of the internet such as Google, Facebook and Apple. Also on the West Coast is Washington State, home of Microsoft and Amazon. However, as Tej Kohli comments, it is not just the West Coast that succeeds in tech. Connecticut is ranked in a recent survey by Bloomberg as the fourth most important state in terms of science technology and engineering economic importance. It is here that Tej Kohli has set up Elegant Technology, the research and development arm of Kohli Ventures.