Trish Costello

Founder and CEO, Portfolia

Trish founded Portfolia with a vision to activate the capital of women to invest in the companies we want in the world. Portfolia now has eight funds and has made 36 investments in 29 top innovative companies.Trish is globally recognized for her pioneering work in preparing the next generation of general partners in venture capital. As the co-founder, long-time CEO and now CEO Emeritus of the Kauffman Fellows Program, the premier global leadership program for venture capitalists, she mentored hundreds of the world's top VCs, and was referred to as the venture capitalist's 'godmother.' She also served as Founding President of CVE Capital Corp, the holding company of a $1B+ venture capital fund of funds.