Katherine Barr Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 4

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 3


Katherine Barr General Information


Ms. Katherine Barr served as a Co-Founding Partner at Wildcat Venture Partners. She also served as a General Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures. She focuses on investments in workforce automation, consumer platforms, digital marketplaces, and retail and e-commerce innovation that leverage predictive analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and/or robotics to disrupt large markets. From an early age, she was entrepreneurial and inquisitive. Whether it was starting a residential painting company in college or working on a ranch with 80 cowboys, she followed her path to pursue her dreams. Early in her career, she worked on the Nagano Winter Olympics Committee where she immersed herself in Japanese business culture. It was a training ground for her skills in negotiation, problem-solving, and team-building. She served as a Board Member at C100. She serves as an advisor for the Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) West, which supports innovators in their creation of high-growth companies, and is an Emmy Noether Council Member at the Perimeter Institute, one of the world's leading institutes of theoretical physics. She began her venture capital career at Mohr Davidow Ventures. Before her investing career, she was a senior negotiator at Vantage Partners (Harvard Negotiation Project-founded) for global technology companies, such as IBM, Cisco, Applied Materials, and HP, on their deals with customers, partners, and service providers. She also served as a senior product manager at HSA (a communications startup) and a senior marketing manager at ACCESS (a global software solutions provider for mobile devices). He served as a Board Member at BuildDirect and WorkFusion.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

Katherine Barr Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
BuildDirect 26-Mar-2018 Later Stage VC 0000 Internet Retail Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 000000000 0000
Key (Information Services (B2C)) 26-Apr-2017 00000 00000 00.000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000000 0000
Zuckerberg Media 18-Jul-2013 Early Stage VC 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000000 0000
Ticketfly 12-May-2010 Early Stage VC 000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 000000000 0000

Katherine Barr Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
BuildDirect 18-Aug-2021 Reverse Merger
Zuckerberg Media 01-Feb-2021 000000000 00000000
Ticketfly 02-Nov-2015 000000000000000000 00000

Katherine Barr Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Katherine Barr Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Katherine Barr Angel Investor 00 0

Katherine Barr FAQs

  • Who is Katherine Barr?

    Katherine Barr is an angel Investor who has made 4 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Katherine Barr?

    Katherine Barr is an angel investor.

  • What does Katherine Barr do?

    As an angel investor, Katherine Barr invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Katherine Barr invested in?

    Katherine Barr has made numerous investments in companies like BuildDirect, Key (Information Services (B2C)), and Zuckerberg Media within the Internet Retail, Information Services (B2C), and Media and Information Services (B2B) industries.

  • What has Katherine Barr invested in recently?

    Katherine Barr's latest investment was on 26-Mar-2018 in BuildDirect, a company within the Internet Retail industry.

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