Ari Stiegler

Managing partner

Ari Stiegler is a serial entrepreneur. He founded, an online tutoring platform with over 10,000 tutors, which is now one of the country’s premiere tutoring sources. He founded, a cryptocurrency exchange and asset management platform. Before that, he created and designed the Lyft Ambassador Program, which generated over $100m LTV for Lyft with its referral program. Ari attended Tulane University and the University of Southern California, having majored in Business, with an emphasis on entrepreneurship. He is from La Jolla, California.


Gabriel Borden

Managing Partner

Gabriel Borden is a serial entrepreneur with a successful track record of building businesses since early college. Prior to Genius Fund, Gabriel co-founded a venture backed financial technology company called Maya Tech, a provider of financial service terminals / ATMs. Gabriel has worked extensively with startups and funds in the Los Angeles market. Previously he was a Venture Capital Associate at HandsOn Global Management. He studied at Loyola Marymount University.