Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Kate Mitchell

Managing Director, Scale Venture Partners; Chairman-Elect, National Venture Capital Association


Kate Mitchell is the Managing Director of Scale Venture Partners, a venture capital fund in Silicon Valley that she co-founded and that has $900 million under management. She leads investments in software and business services. Mitchell has more than 25 years′ experience in technology, finance and management. She has actively worked with such successful portfolio companies as Hubspan, Jaspersoft, mBlox and Wayport. Mitchell is also chairman-elect of the National Venture Capital Association. She sits on the advisory board of Silicon Valley Bank Venture Capital and is joining the SVB Financial Group board of directors, effective April 2010. Mitchell holds a B.A. from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the Executive Program at Golden Gate University. She also attended the Harvard Executive Program for Strategic Marketing.


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