Will Lin is a Principal and Founding Investor with Trident Capital Cybersecurity (TCC), a Silicon-Valley-based venture firm focused on cybersecurity.
Since TCC’s inception in 2015, Lin has taken on responsibilities across the lifecycle of the firm: from fundraising and successfully closing on an over-subscribed $300 million Fund I to expanding the investment team. Currently, his focus is on working with early-stage cybersecurity companies.
Lin has helped invest more than $100 million across 15+ cybersecurity startups while at TCC and his predecessor fund, Trident Capital. He currently serves as a board observer at 4iQ, Attivo Networks, Bayshore Networks, and a stealth company. He also played a significant role in the team’s investments in ID Experts, IronNet Cybersecurity, and ReversingLabs.
Will began his career as an investment banking analyst at Citigroup in New York and started online businesses while completing his bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.