Tanya Soman

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Tanya Soman

Raised in the city (the real one, not SF). Recent Silicon Valley Transplant. Reluctant millennial.

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May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

The Two Biggest Challenges For Beauty/Fashion Startups

Many founders in the beauty and fashion spaces mistakenly think growing a successful company is all about having a big following. They think the first step to a million dollars in revenue is having a million followers on Instagram. That's not the...
May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015

How to Close Checks on Stage: The 3 Elements Every Demo Day Pitch Must Have

By Tanya Soman and Poornima Vijayashanker Most startup founders have one thing in common: they want to raise money for their companies. There’s a lot of anxiety about “the pitch”: How can a founder squeeze their current life’s passion into a 3-...
February 26, 2015
February 26, 2015

500 ROAD SHOW – 2015 TOUR

Join our 500 Startups West Coast tour! We’re back on the road and want to meet YOU. Come meet members from our investment team and learn more about building your startup. We want to meet some of the world's most promising startups. Our evening mee...

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