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Stanford University, MS 2002
Management Science & Engineering
McGill University, BA 1996
Stanford University, MA
Management Science & Engineering


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Katherine Barr

A General Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, Katherine focuses primarily on investments in web and mobile consumer and business services that leverage data analytics and new technology platforms.

Specific areas of investment interest include Life Tech (products and services that optimize our lives as consumers), Retail and Commerce Innovation, and Next Generation Media.

She sits on the boards of BuildDirect, Ruby Ribbon, PunchTab, and BandPage, sourced and is a board observer for Ticketfly, sponsored the seed investments in Zuckerberg Media, Retention Science and Storefront, and is responsible for the investments in Visible Measures and Infusionsoft.

Prior to Mohr Davidow, she held various senior management roles in product development, marketing and negotiation.

Katherine is Co-Chair of C100, the leading Canadian technology entrepreneur association in North America, and guest lectures a yearly executive education negotiation session at Stanford University.

She is an advisor to 500Startups and Samasource, and a founding sponsor of Startup2Startup.

Founded in 1983, Mohr Davidow Ventures has more than $2B under management. The firm is currently investing out of Fund IX, which is a $670M fund.

MDV invests mainly in Series A and B rounds, and in seed and momentum rounds on a selective basis. Twitter: @kbmdv

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