What to Know About Emma Watson's New Businessman Beau Brendan Wallace
The British actress, 28, was seen kissing the tech CEO on Saturday when the two enjoyed a laid-back lunch and cocktails during their vacation in Mexico. Watson looked relaxed in an oversized white striped top, cut-off jean shorts, sneakers and a backwards baseball cap, while Wallace, 37, donned a navy blue t-shirt and tan shorts.
New York City native Wallace currently serves as a Co-founder and Managing Partner at Fifth Wall Ventures, a venture capital fund that invests in start-up technology solutions for the real estate industry. His last company Identified, a data and analytics company focused on workforce optimization, raised $33 million of venture capital and was acquired by Workday in 2014.
Wallace also previously co-founded Cabify, Latin America’s largest ride sharing service, and has led investments in Bonobos, Dollar Shave Club, Lyft, SpaceX, Clutter, Philz Coffee and Zenefits.
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The venture capitalist got where he is today with the help of two Ivy League degrees. He graduated from Princeton University in 2004 with a B.A. in political science and economics. Wallace then went on to earn his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2010.
He currently lives in Los Angeles.