Kate is a part of the Investment team at 500 Startups, where she works closely with General Partners and the rest of the Investment Team, sources deals and provides mentorship support during the Accelerator Program. Kate also manages deals post-investment where she processes financings, acquisitions, and follow-on investments, and is a liaison between portfolio companies and legal, finance and the investment teams. Before joining the Investment team, Kate managed 500’s flagship Seed Accelerator program in San Francisco, where she built the program content, managed recruitment, onboarding, logistics and operations processes. Kate is from Ukraine where she helped launch one of the first Accelerators in the country and worked primarily with startups, helped them with fundraising, and organized numerous internal and international events, including a 1-month Silicon Valley exchange program. Before she joined 500 startups, she worked at a Bay Area-based online education startup as the co-founder.
Kate is attending / has attended:
Venture Summit Virtual Connect 21