Patricia (Tricia) Kemp

Co-Founder & Managing Partner


"When we founded Oak HC/FT in 2014, our mission was to partner with world-class entrepreneurs using technology and data to tackle complex problems in Healthcare and FinTech. That’s exactly what we have achieved and will continue to every day."

Active Investments

  • CLARA Analytics
  • Feedzai
  • FreshBooks
  • Kasisto
  • NextCapital
  • Ocrolus
  • Pagaya Technologies (NASDAQ: PGY)
  • Paxos
  • Rapyd
  • Trov

Prior Investments

  • Argus Information & Advisory Services (acquired by Verisk Analytics)
  • Digital Currency Group
  • FastPay (acquired by AvidXchange)
  • Kryon (acquired by Nintex)
  • NetSpend Corporation (NASDAQ: NTSP; acquired TSYS)
  • Point Carbon (acquired by Thomson Reuters)
  • Poynt (acquired by GoDaddy)
  • TxVia (acquired by Google)
  • Urjanet (acquired by Arcadia)
  • Vesta Corporation

Patricia F. Kemp (FT), is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Oak HC/FT where she focuses on growth equity and early-stage venture opportunities in FinTech.

Patricia currently serves on the Boards of Feedzai, Kasisto, NextCapital, Paxos, and Rapyd. Patricia is also actively involved with, CLARA Analytics, Ocrolus and Pagaya Technologies (NASDAQ: PGY).

Prior to joining Oak HC/FT, Patricia served as a Venture Partner at Oak Investment Partners which she joined in 2002. Patricia’s history includes over 13 years of senior management experience at Cendant (formerly CUC International). At various times she was responsible for the marketing, operations, or general management of a variety of direct marketing credit card affinity programs. Patricia has also previously held positions at Hewlett Packard and Merrill Lynch.

Prior investments include FastPay (acquired by AvidXchange), Kryon (acquired by Nintex), Poynt (acquired by GoDaddy), Urjanet (acquired by Arcadia), Argus Information & Advisory Services (acquired by Verisk Analytics), NetSpend Corporation (acquired by TSYS), Point Carbon (acquired by Thomson Reuters), TxVia (acquired by Google), and Vesta Corporation.

Patricia has appeared on Institutional Investor’s FinTech Finance 40 list, Innovate Finance’s Women in FinTech Powerlist, and PaymentSource’s Most Influential Women in Payments list.

Patricia received a Bachelor of Arts degree and an MBA degree from Stanford University.


Dream vacation?

Any location with my family!

The first thing you do every morning is…

I always make my best effort to get a good workout in.

Last country visited?


Favorite podcast?

Harry Stebbings - 20 Minute VC

Favorite board game?

Risk has always been a family favorite!