Mucker Capital, the now eight-year-old, Santa Monica, Calif.-based pre-seed startup accelerator and venture outfit, has brought aboard Omar Hamoui, a partner at Sequoia Capital for the last six-plus years, as its third general partner.

Hamoui joins firm co-founders Erik Rannala and William Hsu, along with several other investors on the team who are collectively working to fund pre-seed, seed-stage and — with Hamoui’s help — Series A-stage deals in the LA region, as well as elsewhere in the U.S.

Mucker’s largest exit to date appears to be the LA-based shopping and rewards platform Honey, which was recently scooped up by PayPal for $4 billion in cash; Mucker was its first investor and the company went through its accelerator program. The firm also has stakes in

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