Mercedes Bent


Lightspeed Venture Partners

A member of Lightspeed’s consumer and crypto investing team, Mercedes is primarily focused on investing in crypto, fintech, and other wealth-building and consumer products. She has a MBA and Masters in Education from Stanford University and an AB from Harvard University in Behavioral Economics. Outside of work, she enjoys staying active – rock scrambling, hiking, skiing and off-roading in her Jeep – and staying true to her nerdy roots – reading fantasy & scifi novels, playing Catan, and dealing playing cards very, very fast.