Tristan is an Entrepreneur in Residence at 500 Startups, the world's most active micro VC, and empowering the most creative people in the world as co-founder of Storefront. Called 'Airbnb for Retail' by The New York Times, Storefront helped open over 1,000 stores in 2014.
His last startup, SocialEarth, the Huffington Post for social entrepreneurship, had over 200 contributors in 25 countries, and won multiple awards for impact journalism. SocialEarth was acquired by 3BL Media in 2012.
Tristan has also been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2015, been interviewed by NBC, Fox, and The Atlantic, and led national marketing campaigns at Best Buy, including crafting the most read email of all time reaching over 23 million customers.
A Minnesota native from a family of makers, Tristan now lives and creates in San Francisco, California.