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Lisa Xu

Investor, FirstMark Capital
Lisa is an Investor at FirstMark Capital, one of the largest early stage venture capital funds in New York. At FirstMark, she focuses on sourcing and evaluating new investments. She also supports FirstMark's portfolio companies as a Board Observer in HyperScience, Klara, Willow, and others. Prior to joining FirstMark, Lisa worked at two NYC-based venture-backed startups. She was a Product Manager at Handy, an online marketplace for home services (acquired by ANGI Homeservices) and worked on retention, operations, and strategy at Peloton, a fitness technology company, before it became a unicorn. Previously, Lisa was a Senior Associate Consultant at Bain & Company, where she performed due diligence for private equity firms and advised Fortune 500 companies on corporate strategy. Lisa graduated summa cum laude from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Finance and Management. She has also served as a judge for the Penn Wharton Startup Challenge, Columbia Venture Competition, TigerLaunch, and Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC).