Kathleen LaPorte is an angel investor in the Digital Health space focusing on evaluating and mentoring start-ups developing digital technology solutions for healthcare consumers, providers, payers and the pharmaceutical/medical device industries. Kathy is affiliated with Health Tech Capital and is a Venture Partner with New Leaf, collaborating on sourcing of opportunities with an emphasis on the Information Convergence sector. Kathy was one of the founders of New Leaf upon its spin out from the Sprout Group in 2005. Kathy joined the Sprout Group in 1993 and became a General Partner in 1994. Between 1987 and 1993, she was a Principal at Asset Management Company, a venture capital firm focused on early stage investments. Kathy received an M.B.A. from Stanford University Graduate School of Business (Arjay Miller Scholar), and a B.S., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Yale University.