Tristan is an Entrepreneur in Residence at 500 Startups, the world’s most active investor, and empowering the most creative people in the world as co-founder of Storefront, the online marketplace that connects makers with physical retail space. Called 'Airbnb for Retail' by The New York Times, Storefront has helped open over 1,000 stores to date.
His last startup, SocialEarth, the Huffington Post for social entrepreneurship, hosts over 200 contributors in 25 countries. SocialEarth was acquired by 3BL Media in 2012.
Tristan has also been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2015, and led national marketing campaigns at Best Buy, including crafting the most read email of all time reaching over 23 million customers.
A Minnesota native from a family of makers, Tristan now lives and creates in San Francisco, California.