Hayley Barna Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 10

  • Portfolio
  • 7

  • Exits
  • 2

Exits

Hayley Barna General Information

Description

Ms. Hayley Barna serves as Partner at First Round Capital. She was also a Co-Founder of Birchbox. She serves as Board Member at RAB Lighting. She serves as a Board Member at Collective Retreats and Madison Reed. She is an Advisor at MakerSights. She served as Board Member at Caper. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. Prior to joining First Round she co-founded and scaled Birchbox, the leading beauty and grooming retailer seed funded by First Round in 2010. Since joining First Round in 2016, Barna has led investments across many industries and business models including healthcare (Alma, Thirty Madison), consumer (Clare, Collective Retreats), tech-enabled hardware (Mirror, Caper) and marketplaces (Anvyl, Crowd Justice) among others. She focuses on New York based companies. Barna is passionate about increasing the diversity of the venture ecosystem. She is a member of the executive committee of All Raise, an organization committed to accelerating the success of female founders and funders. Before launching Birchbox in 2010, Barna received her MBA from Harvard Business School. She started her career as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company in New York. She also spent time at two very different ends of the retail spectrum through her roles in strategy at the auction house Christie's in Hong Kong and product management at Amazon in Seattle. Barna has been recognized as Fast Company's Most Creative People in Business, Fortune's 40 Under 40 and Ad Age's Women to Watch, among other honors. She is a board member at Collective Retreats, RAB Lighting and Madison Reed, and Treasurer of the Board of Trustees at Society for Science.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

Hayley Barna Investments (10)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Matter of Fact 23-Mar-2023 Later Stage VC 000 Personal Products Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Anvyl 15-Feb-2022 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Matter of Fact 28-Sep-2021 0000 00000 00.00 Personal Products Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Live Tinted 22-Apr-2020 0000 00000 00.00 Personal Products Generating Revenue 000000 00000
MakerSights 20-Jun-2019 00000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Love Stories TV 24-Jan-2018 0000 00000 00.000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Thirty Madison 19-May-2017 0000 00000 00.000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 000000 00000
AYR 01-Feb-2016 0000 00000 00.00 Clothing Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Umi (Food Products) 11-Nov-2015 Seed Round 00.00 Food Products Out of Business 000000 00000
The Wing 01-Sep-2015 Seed Round 00.000 Buildings and Property Generating Revenue 000000 00000

Hayley Barna Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
The Wing 11-Feb-2021 Merger/Acquisition
Umi (Food Products) 13-Jun-2017 000 00 00000000

Hayley Barna Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Hayley Barna Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Hayley Barna Angel Investor 00 0 0 New York, NY

Hayley Barna Co-Investors (33)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
First Round Capital 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Cowboy Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Female Founders Fund 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Horizons Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Redpoint Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Hayley Barna FAQs

  • Who is Hayley Barna?

    Hayley Barna is an angel Investor who has made 10 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Hayley Barna?

    Hayley Barna is an angel investor.

  • What does Hayley Barna do?

    As an angel investor, Hayley Barna invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Hayley Barna invested in?

    Hayley Barna has made numerous investments in companies like Matter of Fact, Anvyl, and Live Tinted within the Personal Products and Business/Productivity Software industries.

  • What has Hayley Barna invested in recently?

    Hayley Barna's latest investment was on 23-Mar-2023 in Matter of Fact, a company within the Personal Products industry.

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