Christine Tsai is a Founding Partner at 500 Startups, a global venture capital fund and startup accelerator. She has invested in over 150 companies including ipsy, Sprig, Bombfell, and Storefront, and also oversees the Accelerator and Distribution Teams. Prior to 500, Christine was in product marketing at Google and YouTube for many years. She worked on Developer Platforms and Google I/O, Google’s annual developer conference. She also worked on Google AdSense, Analytics and YouTube syndication. Before that, Christine held roles in international sales at OSIsoft and ChevronTexaco. Christine has a BA in Cognitive Science from the University of California at Berkeley. She is also a ballet dancer of 25 years.