Pear VC announced that it is opening a 30,000-square-foot space in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood.
Pear Studio will serve as a collaborative work environment for founders and entrepreneurs. This space will be used to host fireside chats with tech leaders, to hold hackathons, for office hours with the Pear team across verticals like AI, Biotech, Consumer, Fintech, SaaS, Climate, and Deep Tech, and for work and hacker space for entrepreneurs.
The space will have 200+ desks for founders, 20+ conference and call rooms, and a dedicated events space to host talks with tech leaders, Demo Days, and more. Pear will host many of its programs in Pear Studio, including PearX, a 14-week-long early-stage bootcamp for founders, and its Female Founder Circles program, which is focused on helping train technical female founders moving into entrepreneurship.
Led by Pejman Nozad and Mar Hershenson, Founding Managing Partners, Pear is focused on pre-seed and seed, and regularly backs founders before they even have an idea. The team recently closed their 4th seed fund at $432M. Its first fund is a top 5th percentile performing fund and their track record now includes 3 public companies (DoorDash, Guardant Health, and Senti Bio) and many others valued over $1B (Gusto, Branch, Aurora Solar, Vanta and more).