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 + future of work companies empowering everyday Americans. Portfolio companies include Ripple, Oportun, Mirador, and Mosaic.

As a managing partner with Core – and earlier as an angel investor and 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 has an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BS from Babson College.