HVF | Hard Valuable Fun

About Us

We are people first. We start companies with the people that will operate them. We play with, think deeply about, and solve key problems in complex industries.

Our Approach

We focus on the people who are here, and the heights they can reach.

Think Bigger

Seek industry-changing opportunities. We prototype rapidly - each endeavor compounds upon cumulative learnings to become bigger.

Work Together On What Captivates You

Find something you’re passionate about. Identify whitespace and leverage techonlogy to change an industry.

Focus: Up To 2 Projects At A Time

Your ideas get our complete attention. Expect strategic advice, deep product and technical contributions, with a team of involved co-founders.

With You For The Long Haul

We work alongside our Companies in Residence for 12-24 months. HVF remains deeply involved in the companies we start, and in our alumni.


Meet the people who run the show.

Max Levchin


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Ben Jun

Chief Company Builder

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