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Patricia Nakache, General Partner

Patricia Nakache

General Partner, Trinity Ventures

Patricia Nakache invests in early-stage consumer and business service technology startups across a wide range of industries including the sharing economy, real estate and food tech sectors.

Patricia’s active investments include Bevi, EAT Club, Kixeye, Mayvenn, Owler, RealNexus, Ruby Ribbon, thredUP, and Turo. Previous investments included Affinity Labs (acquired by Monster Worldwide), Care.com (CRCM), LoopNet (LOOP), MyNewPlace (acquired by RealPage), PayScale (acquired by Warburg Pincus), and Sabrix (acquired by Thomson Reuters).

Patricia is a Lecturer in Management at the Stanford Graduate School of Business where she teaches Startup Garage, and is frequently quoted in leading publications as a champion for female and diverse representation in Silicon Valley, Venture Capital, and the technology sector at large. She is a member of Broadway Angels and FemaleFounder.org, two programs supporting women entrepreneurs.

Prior to joining Trinity Ventures in 1999, Patricia worked at McKinsey & Company. She also contributed to FORTUNE magazine and other publications on management best practices for technology companies. 

Patricia received her A.B. in Physics and Chemistry from Harvard University and her M.B.A from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she serves as a Member of the Stanford GSB Venture Fund.