Associate at Lerer Hippeau, Founder of Gen Z VCs
Gen Z VCs
Meagan Loyst is an Investor at Lerer Hippeau, the most active venture capital firm in NY, where she focuses on seed stage investing. Meagan is also the Founder of Gen Z VCs, the largest and fastest growing community for Gen Zers in Tech and VC with over 12,000 Gen Z investors, founders, angels, students, and aspiring VCs. She coined the term "Gen Z VC" in her 1st Medium article and started the Gen Z VCs Slack community in November 2020, which has grown into a much larger movement centered around empowering the next generation of builders and investors. In the past year, Meagan has been featured in Business Insider 11x, most recently as the "Queen of Gen Z VC" as one of the top up-and-comers changing the world of venture capital, in Forbes 30 Under 30 for 2022, as well as the Washington Post, Axios, Cosmopolitan, Bloomberg TV, and more. She is also on the Advisory Board of Girls Who Invest, and is passionate about increasing diversity in VC & Asset Management.