We’re hustlers, just like you.
We were founders before we sold out and became VCs. So we know just how amazing and terrible startup life is. Our team brings real talk and real advice to our relationships.

Our team of full-time hustlers

Elizabeth Yin
Co-Founder, General Partner
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General Partner and Co-Founder at Hustle Fund. Recovering entrepreneur and marketer. SF Bay Area native. Loves hippos. Especially on roller coasters.
Shiyan Koh
Co-Founder, General Partner
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General Partner and Co-Founder at Hustle Fund. 33% Singaporean pragmatism + 67% SF Bay Area idealism. Loves factoids and weird humans.
Eric Bahn
Co-Founder, General Partner
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General Partner and Co-Founder at Hustle Fund. A whole lot of crazy crap in the last 15 years. Mom is disappointed I'm not a doctor. Obsessed with minivans.
Will Bricker
Principal
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Principal at Hustle Fund. Previously Bridgewater and JP Morgan. Cultivator of rare plants. UC Berkeley Haas School of Business MBA.
Haley Bryant
Principal
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Principal at Hustle Fund. Previously COO Animalz and startup operator. Mom, cycling instructor, 9-min nap enthusiast.
Brian Nichols
GM - Angel Squad
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Venture Partner at Hustle Fund. 2x founder, early leader at Lyft, Zoox, On Deck. Adventure seeker: Ran with The Bulls, contestant/winner on The Price is Right. Almost lost at sea once.
Erica Brown
Angel Squad Operations
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Angel Squad Operations at Hustle Fund. Past operations & membership services in publishing & boutique fitness. Lover of college sports, hot yoga, and her dog, Pablo.
Jamie Melzer
GM - Hustle Fund Scale
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Venture Partner at Hustle Fund. Former founder (exited). Recovering Wall Street investor. Loves beaches and all things Marvel.
Kera Demars
Head of Marketing & Events
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Head of Marketing at Hustle Fund. Formerly Employee #1 at The Hustle. Swiss army knife of ops and events. Probably has a cookie stashed nearby.
Lidia Bit-Yunan
GM - Hustleverse
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Program Director at the Hustleverse. GM of Camp Everest at Hustle Fund. Co-founder of Set Scouter (500 Startups 2016). Ex TV producer. Avid tea drinker and plant collector. Always traveling between Canada and Germany.
Hung Pham
GM - Hustleverse
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Head of Web3 Education at Hustle Fund. Founder of Culture Summit (acquired). Devout Transformers collector.
Chloe Tan
Fund Ops Associate
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Portfolio Associate at Hustle Fund. Previously interned at Airbnb. A true hustler who convinced the Hustle Fund team to create a role for her when they weren't hiring. :)
Janel Spilker
Head of Business Development
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Head of BD & partnerships at HF. ChemE turned Pro Cyclist. Loves people, coffee, and adventures.

Our extended team of hustlers

Elaine Lamsus
CFO/COO
Thenuka Karunaratne
Entrepreneur in Residence
Susan Taing
Head of Redwood School
Nicole Simpson
Hustle Fund Scale Operations
EJ Lawless
Vertical Lead
Todd Johnson
Vertical Lead
Andy Louis-Charles
Vertical Lead
Kabe Roashan
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Just a bunch of VCs ziplining, don't tell our insurance co.
Janel makes weird smoothies.
Eric just looks creepy, but isn't.
Yes, this is actually Eric's minivan.
Janel has got some serious pipes.
Stretch before hustling.
Thanks Pavan for the sign!
Janel makes weird smoothies.
Eric isn’t creepy, he just looks creepy.
Check out them queens!
Janel has got some serious pipes.
Check out them queens!
Lidia and Hung chillaxing.
Stretch before hustling.
Thanks Pavan for the sign!
After a long day of hustling, we eat 10K calories.