Anastasia Leng - Participant

Anastasia Leng is the Co-founder of Hatch is an online marketplace that allows consumers to redesign any product on their site – things like jewelry, home decor, and accessories – and have it made-to-order just for them and shipped in a week to ten days. Powered by 1,000+ curated artisans from around the world, Hatch invites customers into the creative process, resulting in high-quality products that are meaningful, creative, and utterly unique.

In just a year, Hatch has been selected as one of Time Magazine’s Top 10 Startups to Watch in New York, one of TimeOut NY's Best New Shopping Sites of 2013, and one of the company’s most innovative retail by the National Retail Federation.

Prior to Hatch, Anastasia spent over five years at Google, working in New Business Development and Product Marketing. She spent two years in Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, working on Google’s emerging advertising products. She moved to London in 2008 to lead entrepreneurship efforts in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East and was responsible for early-stage partnerships for Google Voice, Chrome, and Wallet.

Anastasia graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a triple major in Psychology, Sociology and French. She’s been a nomad all her life and has lived in Bahrain, Vietnam, Hungary, Russia, France, England and the US. She remains a mediocre tennis player and an aspiring writer.






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