Tanya is a native New Yorker and Venture Partner at 500 Startups focused on seed stage investment opportunities in the consumer space with an emphasis on beauty and fashion. She leads the beauty and fashion specialty track in our MV Accelerator and spends the rest of her time scouting companies all over the world. Previously, Tanya worked in AdTech before moving to Silicon Valley. She graduated with a BS in business management from Babson College. She enjoys karaoke, food photography, and hiking her way through the Bay Area.