Tess Hatch

Investor

Tess is an investor based in the Silicon Valley office primarily focused on frontier tech, specifically commercial space, drones, and autonomous vehicles. She currently serves as board director for Phantom Auto and Spire Global and board observer for Impossible Aerospace, Iris Automation, Rocket Lab, Velo3D, Forever Oceans, Crosschq, and Smule.

Previously, she was a mission manager at SpaceX where she worked with the government on integrating its payloads with the Falcon9 rocket. She also worked at Fictiv, a startup using 3D printing and CNC machining to democratize access to manufacturing.

Tess earned a Bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Michigan and a Master’s degree in aeronautics and astronautics engineering from Stanford. She is passionate about space exploration and imagines a future where we all travel to space. She hopes to make the trip herself soon.

Companies

Crosschq

Crosschq

Crosschq is pioneering Human Intelligence Hiring™ by harnessing the power of people to help companies better screen, onboard and source the best talent.

Forever Oceans

Forever Oceans

Forever Oceans is committed to protecting our planet and preserving our oceans.

GetInsured

GetInsured

GetInsured delivers the best health insurance ecommerce experience for consumers, employers, brokers and insurers.

Impossible Aerospace

Impossible Aerospace

Impossible Aerospace manufactures battery-electric aircraft products.

Iris Automation

Iris Automation

Iris Automation provides robust collision avoidance systems for industrial drones.

Phantom Auto

Phantom Auto

Phantom Auto is a remote control-as-a-service safety solution for autonomous vehicles (AVs).

Rocket Lab

Rocket Lab

Rocket Lab delivers a range of complete rocket systems and technologies for fast and low-cost payload deployment.

Smule

Smule

Smule develops music-making apps that connect people.

Spire

Spire

Spire is a space to cloud data analytics company utilizing satellites to provide maritime, aviation, and weather tracking.

Velo3D

Velo3D

Velo3D develops metal additive manufacturing solutions, including 3D printing systems, print preparation software and integration technology.

Zapier

Zapier

Zapier is a service that syncs data between web applications.

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