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

News

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

SaaS

Partners

News

Quantum Circuits

http://quantumcircuits.com/

Quantum Circuits, Inc. (QCI) is a private venture founded in late 2015. QCI’s long-term goal is to develop, manufacture, and sell the first practical and useful quantum computers based on superconducting devices. Along the way to building a quantum computer, QCI will commercialize the components, devices, and software that will accelerate basic research and enable the scaling of quantum computing.

Invested in:

SEPTEMBER 22, 2017

Status:

ACTIVE

Series:

SERIES A

Sector:

Frontier Tech

Founders

Partners

News

Porter Road

https://porterroad.com/

Delivering meat the way meat should be. Porter Road is an online butcher shop delivering fresh, never frozen meat. By sourcing from pastures in Kentucky and Tennessee, and dry aging and hand-cutting it all at our Nashville flagship, we’re setting a new standard for meat. After five years of serving our local community, we’re now delivering nationwide. Once you taste the difference, you’ll never go back.

Invested in:

APRIL 17, 2018

Status:

ACTIVE

Series:

SEED

Sector:

Retail

Partners

News