Hack To Start Ep. 167: Rei Wang, director of First Round Capital’s Dorm Room Fund

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Rei Wang is the Director of First Round Capital’s Dorm Room Fund, the largest student-run venture firm in the nation.

They’ve invested in over 150 startups, who’ve gone on to raise more than $300 million from investors like Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures, Sequoia Capital, and Y Combinator.

Before joining First Round Capital, Wang helped build products and community as a product manager and global community lead at General Assembly.

Wang joins us to share her story, how she got into startups, how she approaches building online and offline communities, what it’s like growing the Dorm Room Fund, and much more.

Hack To Start is a weekly podcast focused on interesting people and the innovative ways they achieve success hosted by @FrancoVarriano and @TylerCopeland.