Patricia Nakache

General Partner, Trinity Ventures

Patricia-NakacheSince joining Trinity Ventures in 1999, Patricia Nakache has focused on funding companies launching innovative Internet services around fundamental business or consumer needs.  Her passion is partnering with entrepreneurs to nail their value proposition and develop a scalable business model.

Patricia has active investments in BeachMint,, Kixeye, PayScale, Ruby Ribbon, and ThredUp, and was previously involved with Affinity Labs (acquired by Monster Worldwide), LoopNet (LOOP), MyNewPlace (acquired by RealPage) and Sabrix (acquired by Thomson Reuters, TRI).

Prior to Trinity Ventures, Patricia worked at McKinsey & Company, helping enterprises in technology, financial services and retailing identify and address their strategic and operational issues.  Previously, she also contributed to FORTUNE magazine and other publications on management best practices in technology companies. Patricia is a member of the Stanford Business School Trust Investment Committee.  Patricia received her M.B.A from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and her A.B. in Physics and Chemistry from Harvard University.