#61 - Eric Bahn, Co-Founder and GP of Hustle Fund


Eric Bahn is a Co-Founder and General Partner at Hustle Fund, an early-stage venture capital firm based in San Francisco. Hustle Fund invests in software startups at the pre-seed and seed stages, backing founders who exhibit great execution and high velocity (aka, hustle). A child of immigrants, Eric’s family settled in the Midwest, where he was raised. He ventured West where he attended Stanford University receiving his BA in Political Science and MA in Sociology. As a college student, Eric thought seriously about attending law school, but abandoned that idea after learning more about the profession through speaking with various lawyers.

Upon graduation, Eric opted for a product role at Intuit and aspired for an MBA. He self-studied for the GMAT and in the process created a social network of fellow future MBAers that turned out to be an international hit. Eric turned this community into a company called Beat the GMAT. Eric later sold the company – and after nine months as a world traveler, headed to Facebook