Danyelle (Lyft) and Tristan (500 Startups & Storefront) are traveling around the world in 2018 sharing their Silicon Valley venture capital and startup stories, working with businesses, consulting with innovative governments and corporations, hosting office hours at startup programs, and speaking at events.
Join us this Saturday, March 24, 2018 as we'll dive into Danyelle and Tristan's experiences on what it took to grow a Multi-billion company and get their tips on Startups, Startups that turn into unicorns, Travelling and Investment.
You don't want to miss it!
Tristan is an artist in hiding and Entrepreneur in Residence and Partner at 500 Startups, the world’s most active venture capital fund based in San Francisco/Silicon Valley with over $300M under management. At 500 Tristan oversaw $29.6M invested in 218 startups via the 500 Startups accelerator, seed fund and his own angel investments.
Before that, he co-founded Storefront (raised $10M, acquired by OuiOpen), a pop-up retail marketplace, hailed as 'Airbnb for Retail' by The New York Times and backed by leading Silicon Valley investors, hip-hop artist Nas, author Gary Vaynerchuk, and former Lady Gaga manager Troy Carter.
His first company, SocialEarth, the Huffington Post for social entrepreneurship, won multiple awards for impact journalism and was acquired by 3BL Media in 2012.
Tristan has also been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30, created street art for a TEDx talk on creative cities, cameoed in NBC Universal's Bazillion Dollar Club, crafted the most read Best Buy email of all time reaching over 23 million customers, and designed a MysteryBot called Shisharka Land whose true origins remain unknown.
Danyelle Pollock heads up internal events at Lyft, a transportation technology company that is valued at $11.5 billion. As employee #61, she began as a Community Manager, became a founding member of Lyft's internal Culture Board, and has helped the company navigate their growth to over 2,000 employees.
Before Lyft, Danyelle was with UnitedHealth Group, a Fortune 10 company, managing their full-stack internal communications.
FreshBox Rwanda Ltd.