Nick Larson

Partner

Driven Capital

San Jose

Nick Larson is a serial entrepreneur, investor and super-connector with a passion for people, technology, and surfing. Born and raised in Silicon Valley, he has a significant track record of building and scaling mission driven companies. As CRO and Co-founder at Willow (backed by Google and Green Park Ventures), he scaled from no revenue to $1M ARR in 3 years. Previous to Willow, Nick co-founded OnePiece Work (a co-working accelerator) and scaled to 12 locations with over 600 startups. As Head of Sales, he was responsible for $3M in revenue in 3 years.  Nick is also a startup mentor at imec.istart, Europe's premier accelerator.

 

Passionate about leveling the playing field and building community, Nick also serves on the board of HackCancer, W.E.D. (Women's Entrepreneurship Day, United Nations) and AR2C (A Real 2nd Chance) which gets non-violent convicts technology jobs, from IT to AI. 

 

Nick also was the Vice Commodore of the SJSU sailing team, and even beat the Stanford guys a few times. Nick holds a Bachelors in Business from San Jose State University with a focus on marketing and economics.