Hana Yang

Hana is a Venture and Technology Banker at First Republic Bank. Previously, she was a managing partner at Manos Accelerator, a high-tech accelerator based in San Jose, focused on building an ecosystem of Latino entrepreneurs, angel investors, and venture capitalists. Hana has a particular interest in crowdfunding and social impact, and in companies founded by multicultural and under-represented entrepreneurs. She is a founding partner and CEO of Wingpact, a global network of women investors and entrepreneurs, and also co-founded educational programs for new angel investors of emerging markets.  Prior to joining the tech startup world, Hana held strategic and operational positions at Adobe and the United Nations Population Fund Agency. Hana has an MS in fundraising management from Columbia University, and a BA in Spanish & Portuguese Literature from UC Berkeley. She serves as the Northern California Chair of the Berkeley Korean-American Alumni Association. Hana is tri-cultural: born in Seoul, raised in Iguazu, Argentina, and refined in Hays, Kansas.