Spotlight: Exceptional Women- Interview with Mar Hershenson, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Pear VC

Having co-founded several companies, Mar leverages her experience to help early-stage founders build their ventures

In our series “Spotlight: Exceptional Women”, Orly Glick, Partner at Vintage Investment Partners, will interview leading women in unique positions in the tech and VC worlds, who are blazing the path for women executives and entrepreneurs.

In this episode Orly interviews Mar Hershenson, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Pear VC.

Mar shares her journey from a math enthusiast to an Electrical Engineering PhD to ultimately leading Investments with her personal added value- experience and empathy.

Mar Hershenson is a co-founder and Managing Partner at Pear VC, a seed-stage investment firm in Palo Alto backing companies like Guardant Health(NASDAQ: GH), Doordash (NYSE:DASH), Gusto, and Branch. Prior to Pear, Mar co-founded three companies : Barcelona Design, Sabio Labs, and Revel Touch and held executive positions in product and engineering at Magma Design Automation. Mar holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University where is currently a Lecturer in the Engineering School. Mar also serves on the Board of Trustees of Harvey Mudd College and on the Advisory Council of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Carnegie Mellon University and is founding member of All Raise and the Equity Summit.

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