Minal Hasan is Founder and General Partner at K2 Global, a worldwide VC firm bridging Asia and Silicon Valley to create impact at scale. As a Silicon Valley native, Minal helps tech startups across the U.S. and Asia to leverage K2 Global’s knowledge, relationships and expertise in order to compete and grow in international markets. Prior to founding K2 Global, Minal spent the past eight years as outside legal counsel to premier technology companies, including Uber and Square. Minal has also worked in computer programming and product marketing in the start-up ecosystem and as a journalist for the San Jose Mercury News. Today, Minal has invested millions of dollars of personal money as an active angel investor and advisor to start-ups, and is a frequent speaker and lecturer around the country.