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Welcome Richard Zhang!

Richard joins Pear as Chief of Staff to our managing partner, Mar Hershenson, and Director of Pear Accelerator. In his role, Richard is responsible for planning and operating the accelerator program, helping our portfolio companies with business development, fundraising, operations, and supporting Mar’s overall daily workflow. “I joined pear because of the alignment and heavy […]

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Welcome Danielle Jing!

Danielle joined the Pear Family in February as an Associate on our investment team working with students and recent grad entrepreneurs. Prior to Pear, Danielle was an Investment Banking associate at Bank of America in the Equity Capital Markets group, working on initial public offerings in the technology sector. She graduated from Columbia University with […]

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Market Sizing Guide

Read this guide for tips on how to estimate your startup's market size

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Apply to Pear Founder Circles for Female Engineers

We are excited to announce Pear Founder Circles for Female Engineers, a three-month long curated community for female and non-binary engineer entrepreneurs.

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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 […]