Patricia Nakache

General Partner, Trinity Ventures

Patricia Nakache is a General Partner at Trinity Ventures where she invests in early-stage consumer and business technology startups across a wide range of sectors including the sharing economy and real estate tech.

Patricia’s active investments include Bevi, EAT Club, Life House, Side, thredUP, and Turo. Previous investments included Affinity Labs (acquired by Monster Worldwide), (CRCM), LoopNet (LOOP), Kixeye (acquired by Stillfront), MyNewPlace (acquired by RealPage), PayScale (acquired by Warburg Pincus), and Sabrix (acquired by Thomson Reuters).

Named by Fortune as one of Venture Capital’s “most powerful female investment partners,” Patricia is a board member of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business where she teaches Startup Garage. Frequently quoted in leading publications as a champion for female and diverse representation in Silicon Valley, Venture Capital, and the technology sector at large, Patricia is a member of Broadway Angels and a founding member of All Raise, two programs supporting female entrepreneurship.

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.


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