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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 […]

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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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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.