Tristan Pollock presented at Bits & Pretzels - The Founders Festival on Sep 25, 2016  

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Venture Partner @
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
http://tristanpollock.com
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Person Details

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Tristan Pollock is an Entrepreneur in Residence and Venture Partner at 500 Startups, the world's most active seed fund and startup accelerator.

Tristan is also empowering the most creative people in the world as co-founder of Storefront. 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.

His last 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 2015 Forbes 30 Under 30 list, exhibited his street art in a TEDx talk on creative cities, cameoed in NBC Universal's Bazillion Dollar Club, and crafted the most read BestBuy.com email of all time reaching over 23 million customers.

A Minnesota native from a family of makers, Tristan now lives and creates in San Francisco, California.

Jobs (8)

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Current

Venture Partner

Nov, 2014 - Current   (almost 2 years)
Past
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Ended
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Company
Jun, 2012
Unknown
Co-Founder
Mar, 2009
Mar, 2012
Co-Founder
2009
2012
Business Development
Sep, 2008
Oct, 2011
Growth Strategy
2009
2011
Storyteller
2008
2011
Digital Marketing Director + Board Member
2006
2009
Marketing Consultant

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Education (1)

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