Why We Invested In Hank – Aging With Health And Vitality

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Excited to announce our investment alongside General Catalyst, Resolute, Canaan and The Fund in the $7M seed of Hank, which helps provide events and community for adults 55+ (coverage on TechCrunch). Tau Ventures is an AI-first fund in Silicon Valley investing primarily in mature seed, typically when there is a pipeline of customers, but we occasionally take earlier or later bets when we see immense promise. Hank originally fell on that first exception, having been founded at the end of 2020. It impressed us with (1) addressing a strong need, (2) building an execution-focused team, and (3) creating a differentiated…...

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Amit Garg I have been in Silicon Valley for 20 years -- at Samsung NEXT Ventures, running my own startup (as of May 2019 a series D that has raised $120M and valued at $450M), at Norwest Ventures, and doing product and analytics at Google. My academic training is BS in computer science and MS in biomedical informatics, both from Stanford, and MBA from Harvard. I speak natively 3 languages, live carbon-neutral, am a 70.3 Ironman finisher, and have built a hospital in rural India serving 100,000 people.
sharonshuang MD Candidate | VC in Healthcare, Digital Health