Phil joined Trinity Ventures in 2013 after graduating from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
While in business school, Phil led early business development efforts as one of the first employees at Wheelz, a venture backed peer-to-peer car sharing startup that was ultimately acquired by Relay Rides.
Previously, Phil also worked for three years at Bain & Company, where he consulted for enterprises in the energy industry and worked on due diligence efforts for multiple top-tier private equity firms across the technology, auto, insurance, and retail sectors.
At Trinity, Phil focuses on consumer investments in mobile, commerce, and digital media. He is particularly interested in mobile services that improve the way people live their lives.
Phil loves spending time in the outdoors hiking, cycling, camping, and mountain climbing.
|Jan 20, 2015||Mattermark - Mattermark Daily – Tuesday, January 20th, 2015|
|Jan 18, 2015||TechCrunch - Mobile Commerce In 2015|
|Aug 12, 2014||TechCrunch - RelayRides Adds $10 Million From Trinity And Looks To Expand Peer-To-Peer Airport Rentals|
|Jul 28, 2014||Mattermark - Mattermark Daily – Monday, July 28th|
|Jul 26, 2014||TechCrunch - The Most Important M’s In M-Commerce|
|Jun 9, 2014||Mattermark - Phil Carter & Patricia Nakache of Trinity Ventures Show How Mobile Commerce Will Yield the Next $100B Startup|
|Jun 7, 2014||TechCrunch - Mobile-Enabled Commerce Will Yield The Next $100B Startup|