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Pear LP Spotlight: Kamehameha Schools

We spoke with the Kamehameha Schools Endowment, who are Limited Partners in Pear VC. They shared more about their incredible founding story, how they think about investing in funds, and the impact their investments can make on their community and beyond.  Founding Story  Kamehameha Schools was founded in 1887 by Ke Ali‘i (Princess) Bernice Pauahi […]

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Tom Eisenmann on Why Startups Fail

Pear VC hosted an event with Professor Thomas Eisenmann, the Howard H. Stevenson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He is the faculty co-chair of the HBS Rock Center for Entrepreneurship, the Harvard MS/MBA program, and the Harvard College Technology Innovation Fellows Program. He currently teaches Entrepreneurial Failure, Technology Venture Immersion, and Launch […]

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Axle Health: Bringing Virtual Care to Patient Doorsteps

Pear VC's latest investment is bridging the gap between virtual and in-person care.

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Pear Partners From 0 to 1: Anand Iyer

Before Anand founded Trusted, he was the co-founder of Threadflip, which lost out, in a sense, to Poshmark.  Reflecting on his time there, after Poshmark’s IPO, Anand realized that he and his team had always been relying on product to move the needle. “It was always based on some small signal and sometimes there’d be […]

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The Data and Analytics Playbook for Startups

Ali Baghshomali, former data analyst manager at Bird, hosted a talk with Pear on data and analytics for early stage founders. We wanted to share the key takeaways with you. You can watch the full talk here.  While a lot has been said around building go to market and engineering teams, there’s not much tactical […]

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How to Develop an Email Marketing Strategy

Margarita Golod, visiting partner at Pear VC, and former head of trade marketing at Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design, hosted a talk on email marketing in April for Pear Founders and we wanted to share the key takeaways with you.  When many founders think about marketing, they think about channels like […]