Kate Mitselmakher is the CEO, Founder & General Partner of Bloccelerate VC. Prior to founding Bloccelerate VC, Kate spent ~ 10 years at the world’s largest technology research firm, Gartner (NYSE: IT). She started investing into the Web 3.0 space in 2015. While at Gartner, Kate supported CIOs and senior IT leaders of global public and private enterprises across the full spectrum of their technology strategy & implementation. In the past three years, as a part of Gartner Invest group, Kate has advised numerous venture-based companies and accelerators, such as Alchemist Accelerator. She also worked alongside some of the top investors in Silicon Valley. Kate completed her Masters Degree at Harvard University.