You Should Know: Lauren Lyon

by guestofaguest · October 21, 2015

Lauren Lyon

With a strong eye for investing, and marketing skills that'll make just about any venture sound good, Lauren Lyon serves as VP at Mohr Davidow Ventures, helping all SF's eager tech entrepreneurs with their startups. The go-to woman for those looking to push their idea out there, Lauren too had success in her previous company, Samasource, compiling high-quality data for big profile companies.


VP Marketing and Investor Relations, Mohr Davidow Ventures

Place of birth:

Newport Beach, CA


@LalaLyon, @LalaLyon

Lauren Lyon

Lauren Lyon

What do you actually do all day?

Raise $ from Institutional Investors to fund tech innovations + help brilliant people tell their best story -> day dream of designing beautiful homes on the side

Favorite song growing up?

Angie - The Rolling Stones

My biggest secret is…

I'm writing a book

Why do you live in San Francisco?

1st a boy (now my husband). Now because it's part of my soul!

Uber, Taxi, BART or Bike?

Uber or road bike

My motto is…

Live life beautifully. Be persistent but not annoying.

My alter ego is…

Madeline Weinrub's younger sister

The last drink I had was…

glass of cab from Lambert Bridge (very into the CA wines!)

My secret crush is…

Chuck Close, who I danced with (he in his wheelchair, me in 6" heels)

What was your first job?

Voice over talent for Delimex frozen Mexican food

If you had one day left to live in SF, what would you do?

Lox from Swan Oyster Depot. Cycle Paradise Loop. Lunch at Fish. Dinner with as many friends as possible at Nopa, drinks until sunrise!

Coming from? Going to?

From a meeting with a portfolio company, to cocktails at Locanda.

What is your favorite work of art?

Richard Serra's drawings

Who should we know?

Devon Biondi, Kate Imbach, Ligaya Tichy, Jack Krawczyk