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Come join Pear as a Visiting Partner!

Pear’s Visiting Partner program is for experienced founders and operators seeking to learn the full toolkit of early-stage VC through sourcing, diligence, and advising.  This is a 6 month commitment, either part-time or full-time, with an opportunity to become an investment partner at Pear. Out of the past four Pear Visiting Partners, two have joined […]

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Ladder: Democratizing Access for Career Growth

Ladder, a seedling in Pear’s S20 Accelerator company that has blossomed into the leading professional platform for the next generation.

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SZNS x Pear

SZNS is building the infrastructure to support NFTs and make it accessible for all participants in the ecosystem.

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Welcome Anna Nitschke as Pear CFO!

Pear’s new CFO Anna Nitschke is laying down the foundations for our expansion in being the best partner for founders from idea to series A.  Our journey to finding the perfect partner for Pear was deliberate and extensive, as we screened over 380 candidates. When we met Anna, we knew she was the right partner. […]

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Vivien Ho

Welcome Vivien Ho!

Vivien is a Principal on Pear’s investment team. At Pear, Vivien invests in founders who are mission-driven and who hope to improve the world we live in with technology. She brings her love for building communities through launching Pear’s Founder Circles starting with female technical founders.  She joined Pear full time after getting her MBA […]

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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 […]