Operating Partner and Head of Investor & Portfolio Relations

Angela Hayward

Angela manages investor and portfolio relations for Eclipse Ventures, including fundraising strategy, LP relations, company communications, and community outreach. She joined the team from Formation 8.

Prior to joining Formation 8, Angela was the director of the Stanford Entrepreneurship Network. While there, she mentored Stanford entrepreneurs, developed a robust network of investors and strategic advisors, and led the communications and outreach strategy. Additionally, she was a board member of BASES, the Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students.

Angela joined Stanford from Khosla Ventures, where she was a member of Pierre Lamond’s team, working closely with both the wider investment team and portfolio companies. Angela began her career as a marketing strategist for McCann Worldgroup, where she conducted market and consumer research for such brands as Microsoft, HP, Cathay Pacific, and The Boys and Girls Club of America.