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Chris Neumann is an early-stage investor and big data veteran focused on investing in big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence companies. Chris was formerly a Venture Partner at 500 Startups, where he launched the 500 Startups Data Track, a specialized program focused on accelerating enterprise data startups globally. To-date, Chris has invested in AI and data startups in more than a dozen countries around the world. Prior to joining 500 Startups, Chris was the cofounder and CEO of DataHero, the world’s first self-service cloud BI platform (acquired by Cloudability in 2016) and the first employee of Aster Data, one of the original big data pioneers (acquired by Teradata in 2011). Chris is also a member of the Advisory Board for Simon Fraser University’s Masters Degree in Big Data program. Chris holds a BS in Computing Science from Simon Fraser University and an MS in Computer Science from Stanford University.
Andrew Waitman joined Assent Compliance as CEO in 2014, after a very successful term as CEO of Pythian from 2008 to 2014. While at Pythian, Andrew grew the company from a small services business to one of Canada’s fastest growing, and largest, global professional services companies. During its highest performing years, from 1996 to 2008, Andrew was the Managing Partner of Celtic House Venture Partners. During his tenure, one fund produced one of the world’s top ten best venture fund returns in history. Prior to that, Andrew worked at Citibank and Nortel Networks. Andrew has served on the Board of Directors of more than 30 technology businesses. He currently sits on the Fidus Systems and Assent Compliance boards, and the Advisory Board of Genesys Capital.
Chris Heivly is one of the nation’s leading experts in how to turn startups into multimillion-dollar companies and has been dubbed the “Startup Whisperer.” For over 30 years, Heivly has worked at the highest levels for some of the world’s most recognized brands, including MapQuest, Rand McNally, and Accenture. He has also personally directed over $75 million in investment capital on behalf of these and other companies. Heivly current serves as one of two managing directors of The Startup Factory, the largest seed investment firm in the Southeast and as an EIR at Techstars. Chris writes for INC.COM, his blog at heivly.com and recently published his first book about startups called Build The Fort.
Elizabeth Yin is a co-founder and General Partner at Hustle Fund, a pre-seed fund for software entrepreneurs. Previously, Elizabeth was a partner at 500 Startups where she invested in seed stage companies and ran the Mountain View accelerator. In a prior life, Elizabeth co-founded and ran an adtech company called LaunchBit (acq 2014). Elizabeth has a BSEE from Stanford and an MBA from MIT Sloan.
Hustle Fund is a pre-seed seed fund based in the San Francisco Bay Area. We invest in founders who execute with speed in the US and Canada.
Saalim Chowdhury is a Partner at 500 Startups, and works globally on the firm’s mission of investing in a diverse breadth of startups and helping them thrive through leading growth programs as well as hands-on support. A former technical founder and startup veteran he’s driven exits of over $200m, notably ScanSafe to Cisco and Skillbridge to TopTal. His interests are in applied AI/ML, SaaS, Marketplaces, Media and Behaviour Change. For his sins, his career started at BCG and he was a former senior executive at News Corp. He was educated at Oxford, Cambridge and LSE.