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Venture Partner @
Investments
4 Investments in 2 Companies
Gender:
Female
Location:
New York
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Hayley Barna is a Venture Partner at First Round Capital based in New York. Prior to joining First Round she co-founded Birchbox, the leading beauty and grooming retailer seed funded by First Round in 2010.

She served as Co-CEO at Birchbox for five years from conception and launch to growing the business to over a million monthly subscribers. She raised over $70M in venture capital, expanded the business internationally and launched new businesses and channels like men's and retail stores. Hayley oversaw key functions including marketing, operations, strategy and technology.

Before launching Birchbox in 2010, Hayley received her MBA from Harvard Business School. She started her career as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company in New York. She also spent time at two very different ends of the retail spectrum through her roles in strategy at Christie’s in Hong Kong and product management at Amazon in Seattle.

In addition to her current role at First Round, Hayley is a board member at Birchbox, RAB Lighting and Madison Reed.

Jobs (5)

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Current

Venture Partner

Feb, 2016 - Current   (8 months)

Co-Founder, Co-CEO

2010 - Current   (over 6 years)
Past
Started
Ended
Title
Company
2009
2009
Product Manager
Aug, 2005
Aug, 2008
Senior Associate Consultant
2007
2008
Strategy, Extern

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Investments (4)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Aug, 2016$15M / Convertible Note
Feb, 2016undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2014$60M / Series B
Aug, 2011$10.5M / Series A

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