Principal

Zander Farkas

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Zander is a Principal at Tribeca Venture Partners. Prior to joining Tribeca, Zander was an Associate and Venture Investor at Greycroft Partners where he served as a board observer to a number of portfolio companies, including Elite Daily (sold to Daily Mail), BetterCloud (also a TVP portfolio company), and JW Player. Zander sourced Greycroft’s investments in ButtonTheSkimm, and Expel, a cybersecurity company. He also founded Next Gen Events – a series of dinners and events for pre-partner VCs in the North East and has been recognized by Business Insider as a 30 under 30 Rising Star in Venture Capital.

Zander started his career at Bain & Company. In addition, Zander was an early employee at CityMaps (acquired by TripAdvisor), where he led Corporate Development, and at Earnest Research, where he was Chief of Staff to the CEO.

Zander holds a B.A. from Georgetown University and an MBA from The Wharton School of Business. He was a member of the Georgetown University Sailing Team and won two national championships during his tenure.

Zander is a Corporator of the Belmont Hill School.

Investments

Penrose Hill

http://www.penrosehill.com/
Invested in:

FEBRUARY 24, 2017

Status:

ACTIVE

Series:

SERIES A

Sector:

Retail

Founders

Partners

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Opternative

https://www.opternative.com/

The first online eye exam. Opternative's refractive eye exam delivers a prescription, signed by an ophthalmologist, for glasses and contacts. The exam takes 15 minutes and can be completed on any computer or tablet without the need for a web camera. This service will be offered globally at a fraction of the cost and without the hassles of traditional eye exams.

Invested in:

JANUARY 1, 2014

Status:

ACTIVE

Series:

SEED

Sector:

Healthcare IT

Partners

News