Hayden joined BrandProject as a Partner in February 2019 and is based in the firm’s New York office. Hayden runs new deal flow for BrandProject from deal sourcing to investment execution, and he supports portfolio companies with fundraising.

Prior to joining BrandProject, Hayden was a Principal at BBG Ventures, which is an early stage venture capital fund focused on consumer internet and mobile startups with at least one female founder. Previously, Hayden co-founded Treatings, a mobile application that helped members create new professional and creative relationships with people in their city. He started his career in investment banking in the Financial Institutions Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Hayden graduated magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University with a BA in Economics.