Kathleen Utecht
Managing PartnerCore Innovation Capital
Kathleen Utecht is a managing partner of Core Innovation Capital, a leading venture capital firm investing in financial services companies that empower everyday Americans. Portfolio companies include Oportun, Mirador, Mosaic, and TIO Networks. 

As a managing partner, angel investor, and former investor with Comcast Ventures, Kat is passionate about investing in market-based solutions for meaningful world issues. Prior to Comcast Ventures, Kat was CEO of Green Rock Entertainment, a commerce company acquired by a private equity firm in 2009. In 2008, her achievements as an entrepreneur were honored by Ernst & Young, where she continues to mentor and serve as a judge. Kat began her career in financial services, both as a middle-market investment banker for Raymond James and a graduate of General Electric Capital's Financial Management Program.

Kat’s insights regarding the financial services industry are cited regularly by numerous publications including Forbes, Inc, and the Wall Street Journal.