Frank Hu

Venture Analyst

Frank is a Venture Analyst at the New York office.

Prior to this he spent 2 years at Preferred Return, one of the top 409A speciality firms in the country (acquired by Gust, Inc.). There, he had the pleasure of working together with over 500 of the leading startup companies across the world (Series Seed up through pre-IPO) in an advisory and equity valuation capacity. While at Preferred Return, in addition to his primary function as a Valuation Associate, he also acted as the lead internal developer where he developed and maintained internal valuation tools for the entire valuation team. He previously also led market research for the CMO of Hillenbrand, a Fortune 500 company.

He is active within the startup community and has organized events such as Startup Weekend. He is also a contributor to the open source programming community in a Full Stack capacity and has developed applications such as WatchPod, a minikube tool that automates the build and deployment of pods.

Frank holds a bachelors degree in Economics from DePauw University.