Kate Mitchell


Scale Venture Partners, a Silicon Valley-based firm, invests in early-in-revenue technology companies looking to scale.  Kate and the ScaleVP team have backed successful, high growth companies including ExactTarget (SalesForce), Vitrue (Oracle), Ring Central (NYSE: RNG), Box (NYSE: BOX), Docusign, and Omniture (Adobe).  ScaleVP is investing its $335M Fund V in enterprise software with a focus on the SaaS, cloud, mobile and internet sectors.

Kate is past chairman of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and is active in policy matters that impact entrepreneurship, start-ups & innovation.  She co-authored the IPO section of the 2012 JOBS Act is currently the co-chair of the NVCA Inclusion & Diversity Task Force, which seeks to advance opportunities for women and minorities across the venture ecosystem.  Mitchell received the NVCA Outstanding Service Award in 2013 for her policy work on behalf of the venture industry.  She currently serves on the board of SVB Financial Group (SIVB), the Silicon Valley Community Foundation and is a charter member of Environmental Entrepreneurs (Silicon Valley).  Kate is also a member of the NASDAQ Private Market Advisory Board.

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