Riva-Melissa Tez

Riva-Melissa Tez is Managing Partner at Permutation Ventures, a San Francisco based early stage VC fund focused on applied machine learning companies. She is an avid writer and speaker on AI, institutional investment and startups for groups such as Forbes, The Economist, Vanity Fair, Tech Open Air and for HRH Duke of York at Buckingham Palace. In 2016, she was the face of Microsoft Cloud’s global campaign and represented machine learning in an educational series for The Economist. In 2017, Riva was awarded Forbes 30under30 for Finance for her work with Permutation Ventures and has guest-lectured on finance and technology at Oxford, Birkbeck and Stanford Universities.