Investor backing foundational companies of our $100T+ sustainable economy and society
Patricia is an Unreasonable Mentor. Patricia has participated in 2 programs, including Unreasonable Impact Americas 2023, and has advised over 27 Unreasonable companies.
Born and raised in Venezuela, Patricia has a B.S in Manufacturing Engineering and an MBA with High Distinction from Harvard Business School. She began her investing career with Elevation Partners, a $1.9B growth equity firm investing at the intersection of media and technology, backing Facebook, Yelp, and Palm among others. She then ran Tembo Capital, a private family office. In 2017 co-founded a venture capital firm backing entrepreneurs using breakthrough technology to tackle humanity’s greatest challenges. She backed over 40 companies including Commonwealth Fusion Systems, KulaBio, CarboCulture, and led investments into Tynt Technologies, AtmosZero, ETS, and Chement. Patty now runs Avila VC, an early stage firm backing companies rebuilding our $100T economy. Investments include Plexigrid, Emrgy (Unreasonable Cohort 2022), Vitro3D and many others.