Adina Tecklu

Adina Tecklu is a Principal at Khosla Ventures, focused on investments in application layer software and consumer-oriented businesses. She is especially interested in companies with disruptive business models and/or that are building products and services for markets / demographics that have historically been underserved.

Previously, Adina was an investor at Canaan Partners where she supported and served on the boards of companies such as ScaleFactor and Hugo. While there, she also built, launched, and co-led, Beta, the firm’s consumer seed practice and led the firm’s investments in companies including: Brigit, Tia Clinic, Superplastic, Bumblebee Spaces, The Inside, and Bev. Prior to investing, Adina was on the other side of the table, operating at technology companies both large and small. She began her career as a Solutions Architect at Oracle before joining Zenefits as an early employee. While there, she worked in cross-functional roles across operations, strategy, and partnerships during the company’s hyper-growth phase.

Adina holds a B.S. in Stanford University’s programs in Science, Technology, & Society and Management Science & Engineering. She was featured on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List for Venture Capital.