A General Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, Katherine focuses primarily on investments in web and mobile consumer and business products and services that leverage data analytics and new technology platforms. Specific areas of investment interest include Life Tech (life optimization and digital personalization), Retail and Commerce Innovation, and Next Generation Media.
She sits on the boards of PunchTab, BandPage and Ruby Ribbon, is a board observer for Ticketfly, sponsored the seed investments in Zuckerberg Media, Retention Science and Storefront, and is responsible for the investments in Visible Measures, Infusionsoft and the seed investment in Massive Health (Jawbone). Prior to Mohr Davidow, she held various senior management roles in product development, marketing and negotiation.
Katherine is Co-Chair of C100, the leading Canadian technology entrepreneur association in North America, and guest lectures a yearly executive education negotiation session at Stanford University.
Founded in 1983, Mohr Davidow Ventures has more than $2B under management. The firm is currently investing out of Fund IX, which is a $670M fund. MDV invests mainly in Series A and B rounds, and in seed and momentum rounds on a selective basis.
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- Katherine is an advisor to Samasource and 500Startups, and a founding sponsor of Startup2Startup.
She was first inspired by computer technology when her father bought a TRS-80, which she used to play games and write programs in BASIC.
She received her B.A. from McGill University, and completed an M.A. and the M.S. core curriculum in Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University