Katherine Barr Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 4

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 3


Katherine Barr General Information


Ms. Katherine Barr served as Co-Founding Partner at Wildcat Venture Partners. She also served as 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 own 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 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. Prior to 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 Board Member at BuildDirect and WorkFusion.

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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
000 (00000000000 0 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
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Katherine Barr Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
BuildDirect 18-Aug-2021 Reverse Merger
0000000000 00000 01-Feb-2021 000000000 00000000
000000000 02-Nov-2015 000000000000000000 00000
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Katherine Barr Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Katherine Barr Angel Investor 00 0 San Francisco, CA
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