Catharine is the founder and General Partner of Vice Ventures. She entered venture capital after working in retail M&A on Walmart's digitally native vertical brands team, and has prior experience in equity trading and high-yield credit research.
Through her work with the fund, she's been recognized in various media including as a headline member of Forbes 30 Under 30 for 2020. Her passion for top quality brands and pockets of market opportunity led her to start Vice Ventures in 2018 with several SPVs and Fund I's first close in 2019. Catharine graduated from NYU's Gallatin School of Independent Study, where she concentrated in a combination of neuroscience and finance.
Chief of Staff
After spending her senior year of college as an intern, Zoe Oasis joined Vice Ventures full time as Chief of Staff. Zoe graduated from Wesleyan University, where she majored in Economics, Government, and Spanish (she is fluent). Zoe is passionate about healthy living, soccer and squash - she played varsity in both sports for eight years, including her time at Phillips Academy Andover. Zoe is a big sports fan — ask her anything about Chelsea Football Club or the Boston Bruins.
Christine Yi started at Vice Ventures as a Venture Scout, advising on investments and referring new potential deals. After graduating from Boston University with a BA in Finance and minor in Philosophy, Christine worked in customer strategy consulting at PwC's consulting practice and at specialty retailer Ascena, managing growth strategy across their portfolio of brands. In 2019 Christine co-founded cannabis edibles brand Potli, which was one of the ﬁrst companies in San Francisco to be awarded a recreational manufacturing license, serving as Chief Brand Ofﬁcer. As an active advisor to Potli and other cannabis brands and as Senior Venture Architect at BCG Digital Ventures, Christine is passionate about new ventures and growth in consumer and regulated industries. In her spare time, Christine loves to write, paint, and wake up at 6AM on Sundays to watch Formula 1 races.
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