Kara will be joining us to speak about the Angel City journey, her work ranging from the world of venture capital to being a director at Times Up, and how Monarch Collective aims to accelerate equity in global sports.
Kara is an leading venture capitalist, and one of the first women promoted to a leadership role in venture capital when she was named Managing Partner of Upfront Ventures – a fund with around $2 billion in assets – back in 2020. She is also a director of Times Up, founder of All Raise, and one of the co-founders of Angel City; Kara is a leader in innovation, finance and equity in both sports and beyond
Monarch Collective is a brand new investment firm aiming at accelerating equity in global sports, focusing on women’s sports teams, leagues and connected revenue streams such as media
As one of the owners of Angel City, she starred alongside Julie Uhrman and Natalie Portman in a new documentary on HBO Max unpacking the journey of the new NWSL club – the latest in the recent trend of sports teams aiming to maximise value outside of live sports rights