Kara has more than 15 years of global experience in financial services and technology. Kara’s investment experience spans seed stage to public market deals primarily in the enterprise SaaS space
As a venture capital investor, Kara led several fintech deals as a partner in Westpac’s venture capital fund. She is also an entrepreneur and founder of a successful fintech advisory practice.
Previously, Kara was part of the investment team for Goldman Sachs Capital Partners’ $20.0 billion fund based in New York and helped to lead a $100 million (unlevered) multi-strategy fund.
Originally from Silicon Valley, Kara is based in Sydney with her family. She is an active supporter of education in her roles as a Steering Group Member for Social Ventures Australia and co-chair of Princeton University’s Alumni Schools Committee in Australia.