Abby Lyall


Abby is an Investor at Tribeca Venture Partners, where she focuses on sourcing and conducting diligence on disruptive tech companies across industries.

Prior to joining Tribeca Venture Partners, Abby was a Vice President and an early employee at Big Idea Ventures, an early-stage venture fund focused on alternative protein and food technology. She began her career at Quake Capital Partners, an industry-agnostic venture firm and accelerator in NYC where she was the second employee.

Abby graduated cum laude from New York University’s Stern School of Business, where she studied Finance, Computing and Data Science. While at NYU, Abby co-founded MyDrop, an education technology company focused on student community service, which inspired her to pursue a career in entrepreneurship and innovation.

Abby is passionate about mental health, fighting global climate change and using entrepreneurship and technology to make the world a better place. Outside of work, she can be found practicing yoga, playing piano and synthesizer, and growing mushrooms in her Manhattan apartment.

five Things

  • I’m originally from Canton, Ohio — I moved to New York City in 2014.

  • I’ve been playing classical piano since I was 4 years old.

  • I spent a decade swimming competitively — the 500 yard Freestyle was my main event.

  • I have a 20 pound cat named General Tso — he was adopted from a bodega in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

  • I’m an only child.