Tanya Soman is a Venture Partner at 500 Startups, a leading global venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator with over $300M assets under management. She focuses on investment opportunities in the consumer space with an emphasis on beauty and fashion. Tanya leads a beauty specialty track in 500's Mountain View Accelerator and spends the rest of her time scouting companies all over the world. Previously, she worked in AdTech in NYC before moving to Silicon Valley. She graduated with a BS in business management from Babson College.