Kevin Hale is an American investor and entrepreneur. In 2006, Hale co-founded online form builder Wufoo, which was one of the earliest Y Combinator-funded startups and acquired by SurveyMonkey in 2011. From 2013 to 2020, Hale was a partner at Y Combinator, working with their portfolio companies on user experience design, product development, and customer support. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stetson University in Digital Arts and English and was editor-in-chief of the web development magazine Treehouse.
Kevin Hale's investments include Stilt, Postscript, Taali Foods, Strikingly, Lob, Bulletin, Arthena, Beek, Returnbase, Bloomberg Second Measure, Boosted, Checkr, Cover, Front, Ironclad, Inc., Kylie.ai, Open Listing, Short Story, Strikingly, Taplytics, Tilt, Triplebyte, Zapier, and Zeplin. Notable exits of Kevin Hale include Tilt, Open Listings, Kylie.ai, and Bloomberg Second Measure. Hale has served as an advisor at Short Story, Instrumentl, PartnerStack, Convictional, Tara AI, Canix, Pawprint, Obie, Squire Technologies, Product Hunt, GitLab, DoorDash, Checkr, Cover, Gobble, Flexport, Webflow, ShipBob, Meadow, Le Tote, Cratejoy,, Memebox, Abacus, StatusPage.io, Lumoid, Tech in Asia.
Bloomberg Profile - Kevin Hale
Startup School by Y Combinator: Evaluating Startup Ideas Pt. 2 by Kevin Hale on Apple Podcasts
September 12, 2019
Startup School by Y Combinator: How to Evaluate Startup Ideas Pt. 1 by Kevin Hale on Apple Podcasts
July 25, 2019
Startup School by Y Combinator: How to Work Together by Kevin Hale on Apple Podcasts
August 22, 2019
Startup School by Y Combinator: Startup Pricing 101 by Kevin Hale on Apple Podcasts
September 6, 2019