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May 21-23, 2024
Marriott Marquis San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA

Trish Costello
CEO & Founder at Portfolia


Trish Costello is CEO and Founder of Portfolia. Portfolia activates the wealth of women, with nearly 2,000 women limited partners in its venture capital funds. Portfolia’s 14 VC funds focus on industries that over-index for women, including active aging and longevity, women’s health, sustainability, and Rising America (diversity). Portfolia is the most active investor in women’s health in the US. Portfolia’s 153 investments include unicorns Everly Health, GrubMarket, and Maven Clinic; and noted consumer products companies Madison Reed, Canela Media and Apollo Neuro.

Trish is internationally recognized for her pioneering work in preparing venture capital investment partners through the prestigious Kauffman Fellows Program, which she created and spun out from the Kauffman Foundation and continues as CEO Emeritus. Trish was Founding President of CVE Capital Corp, the holding company of a $1.7 billion venture capital Fund of Funds.

Trish’s numerous accolades include INSIDER’s Seed 30: The Best Women Early-Stage Investors of, Spring 2023, Springboard Enterprises and the New York Stock Exchange’s inaugural Investor of the Year in 2022, Entrepreneur Magazine inaugural 100 Most Innovative Women Entrepreneurs in the World in 2020. Portfolia was recognized with a Golden Stevie Award for Most Innovative Company Run by Women as well, and Fast Company's Top Ten Most Innovative Finance Companies in the World.

Agenda Sessions

  • Fireside Chat: For The First Time In Recorded History Women Own The Majority Of The Wealth In The US – What Does That Mean For Financial Institutions & Fintechs And The Future Of Financial Services?