Hi, I'm Tristan Pollock. I help entrepreneurs build startups around the world.
Tristan Pollock's Bio:
Tristan Pollock is an artist and Entrepreneur in Residence and Venture Partner at 500 Startups, the world's most active seed fund and startup accelerator.
Before that, Tristan empowered the most creative people in the world as co-founder of Storefront, a marketplace for retail space. Hailed as 'Airbnb for Retail' by The New York Times, Storefront is backed by leading Silicon Valley investors, hip-hop artist Nas, author Gary Vaynerchuk, and former Lady Gaga manager Troy Carter. Storefront merged with Oui Open in 2016 to continue expansion internationally.
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.
A Minnesota native from a family of makers, Tristan now lives and creates in San Francisco, California.
Tristan Pollock's Experience:
Venture Partner at 500 StartupsOctober 2015 - Present | San Francisco, California
Co-founder at StorefrontJanuary 2012 - December 2016
Co-founder at SocialEarthMarch 2009 - December 2012
Marketing at Best BuySeptember 2008 - October 2011
Founder at Zafer Fan Club
Entrepreneur in Residence at 500 Startups
Tristan Pollock's Education:
AUT - Auckland University of TechnologyConcentration: International business
North Dakota State UniversityConcentration: Business management, Marketing, Pharmacy
Burnsville High School
Tristan Pollock's Interests & Activities:
startups, venture capital, art, street art, music, tech, technology, san francisco, silicon valley, 500 startups, startup ecosystem, deep house, shisharka, digital nomand, wedidthat, storefront, socialearth, impact, social entreprenuership, culture, venture partner, founder, philosophy