Managing Partner, Rivet Ventures
Prior to co-founding Rivet Ventures, Rebeca Hwang co-founded YouNoodle, Cleantech Open, and Startup Nations Summit. Rebeca was educated at MIT and Stanford and has been recognized as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, and as one of the top 35 under 35 Global Innovators by MIT Tech Review. Rebeca also serves on the Global Board of Kauffman's GEW and lectures Technology Entrepreneurship at Stanford University. Ms. Hwang is the co-Chair of the Access to Capital Sub-committee of the Mexico-US Entrepreneurship Innovation Council. Rebeca was born in Seoul, raised in Argentina and educated in the US, and has worked closely with several countries on their national startup programs, including Malaysia, South Korea, Spain, Iceland, Peru, Chile (where she is an advisor to S-Factory) and Mexico. Recently listed by Forbes as one of their 20 inspiring young female founders to follow on Twitter and is a frequent speaker at global conferences on entrepreneurship.