Kara Phillips

Non-Executive Director

Kara Phillips is the founder and managing director of Tiger Financial Group, a financial services firm for high growth tech companies. She started the firm in 2011 and focuses on seed to pre-IPO companies primarily in the enterprise software, cleantech and fintech sectors. Previously, Ms Phillips was a partner in an Australian-based venture capital firm backed by Westpac Banking Corporation. Ms Phillips also worked in New York in the Principal Investment Area (PIA) of Goldman Sachs, which manages the firm’s private corporate equity investments. Earlier in Ms Phillips’ career, she worked as an equity research analyst covering the enterprise software and hardware sectors for Goldman Sachs in San Francisco. Ms Phillips received her A.B. from Princeton University. Ms Phillips serves on other company boards in the cleantech sector and on non-profit boards focused on female entrepreneurship and education.