Cyan Banister Biography
Cyan Banister is an American female angel investor and entrepreneur who was among the early investors of start-ups like Uber, Niantic, DeepMind and Space X. Cyan is also a co-founder of Zivity an adult-themed social networking site. She is also among the first woman investing partners at the venture capital Founders Fund.
Her work there is to lead seed and early-stage investments such as HQ Trivia and Naked Labs. Cyan was born and raised in Arizona in a family that comprised of artists. While she was at the age of 15, Cyan experienced homelessness and had to drop out f her studies in high school. She came out publicly about her early life at the 2018 TechCrunch Disrupt conference.
She explained how she came from living on the streets to becoming a venture capitalist. Cyan credited her success to incrementalism, capitalism, individualism, mentorship and endless curiosity. Cyan began her early stages in her career as a venture capitalist by being in non-executive positions at NBCUniversal.
There she worked in systems administration and development support from 1999 to 2001. She has also worked as a contributing writer at TechCrunch. Furthermore, she accepted her first executive position at the security startup IronPort in 2003.
Cyan Banister Age
Cyan was born in 1977. She was raised in Arizona in the USA. However, she has not revealed her official date of birth.
Cyan Banister Husband
Cyan currently lives with her husband Scott Banister in San Francisco. It is not known when and where the two got married.
Cyan Banister Top Uber Investor
Cyan female angel investor and entrepreneur who was among the early investors of start-ups like Uber.
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Cyan Banister Founders Fund
Banister is a partner at Founders Fund, where she invests across sectors and stages with a particular interest in augmented reality.
Cyan Banister Ted Cruz
Earlier on, Cyan’s husband Scott Banister jointly accepted the Crunchie award for “best angel investor”. He then made a speech where he announced Ted Cruz as one of the investors
Cyan Banister Blog
Her blog is http://www.cyanbanister.com/blog/. You can reach her blog and check out her latest projects and business venture tips. She is the best venture capitalist blogger.
Cyan Banister Net Worth
Her estimated net worth is estimated at $2.2 billion. This due to her interest to venture into Capitalism. She is among the early investors of successful startups like Uber among others. Her lifestyle is simple and no-one can be able to know that she is worth billions.
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