Meagan is a thought leader at the intersection of Gen Z & innovation. She coined the term "Gen Z VC" in her 1st article and started the Gen Z VCs Slack community (now 23k+ strong) in November 2020, which has grown into a much larger movement centered around empowering the next generation of Gen Z innovators.
Reasons to book Meagan Loyst
- She is featured in the 2022 Forbes 30-Under-30 Venture Capital list, as a LinkedIn 2022 Top Voice as one of the Top 10 Gen Z creators globally on the platform, and won the 2022 Rising Star Award from the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA).
- Meagan was the youngest & first Gen Z investor at Lerer Hippeau ($1.5Bn AUM) and General Atlantic ($80BN AUM), supporting portfolio companies on Gen Z innovation, marketing & GTM, impact (sustainability, mental health, etc.), community building, content-led storytelling, and more. She now supports and consults startups & Fortune 500 companies on Gen Z engagement and innovation full-time.
In the past year, Meagan has been interviewed live on TV for Bloomberg TV (3x) & Fox Business News, featured/quoted 14x in Business Insider, most recently as the “Queen of Gen Z VC” as one of the top up-and-comers changing the world of venture capital, and other publications like the Washington Post, Cosmopolitan, Axios, Protocol, Hunger Magazine, Business of Fashion, Forbes, AngelList, BuiltIn, Crunchbase News, TechCrunch, Pitchbook, Retail Brew and more.
She is on the Advisory Board of Girls Who Invest, and is passionate about increasing diversity in VC & Asset Management.
Meagan is a prolific public speaker and has spoken about Gen Z and innovation at industry conferences like NRF (Retail), ASU GSV (Education), and Money2020 (FinTech) as well as keynotes/workshops for Fortune500 executives, and her content has been read by millions of people on topics like the metaverse, TikTok, AI, entrepreneurship, community building, and more She has also spoken at the world’s largest conferences & led workshops on Gen Z engagement & the metaverse for Fortune 500 executives and their teams.
See keynotes with Meagan Loyst