Patrick McKenna (entrepreneur)

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Patrick McKenna
NationalityAmerican
Alma materUniversity of Southern California
OccupationInvestor[1]
Years active2009–present
Known forYoung Entrepreuneur of the Year

Patrick McKenna is an American entrepreneur and investor based in San Francisco Bay Area.[2][3][4] Patrick McKenna won Young Entrepreuneur of the Year award from the chamber of commerce for greater Philadelphia.[5]

Career[change | change source]

Patrick McKenna graduated from University of Southern California in 1992. Patrick also obtained his MBA from McDonough School of Business. In 2009, Patrick founded the HighRidge Global, a private investment and advisory firm.[6][7] According to The Vindicator, Patrick McKenna with a group of 13 entrepreneurs examined possible investments opportunities in the Youngstown, Ohio at the invitation of U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan of Howland, D-13th.[8][9]

Institutional positions[change | change source]

  • Co-founder DMi Partners[10][11]
  • Founder of HighRidge Global.[12][13]
  • YLF Fellows at National Committee on United States–China Relations[14]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nurturing a future tech hub: South Florida efforts accelerate". Miami Herald. Retrieved 21 May 2017.
  2. "The Miami Tech Scene Is Heating Up". TechCrunch. Retrieved 21 May 2017.
  3. "Angel Investor Patrick McKenna". angel.co. AngelList. Retrieved 21 May 2017.
  4. "Silicon Valley Rebrands Itself as Good for the Rest of America". WIRED. Retrieved 19 October 2017.
  5. "Celebrating Small Biz Owners: Patrick McKenna, DMi Partners, Inc". news.chamberphl.com. Retrieved 19 October 2017.
  6. "Miami Innovation District idea gaining tech community support". Miami Herald. Retrieved 21 May 2017.
  7. "Valley Resources Impress Technology Delegation". Business Journal Daily. Retrieved 21 May 2017.
  8. "High-tech investment owner likes Mahoning Valley". The Vindicator. Retrieved 21 May 2017.
  9. "Valley Resources Impress Technology Delegation". Business Journal Daily. 23 February 2017. Retrieved 19 October 2017.
  10. Torres, Nichole L. (8 February 2008). "Got Money?". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 19 October 2017.
  11. "DMi Partners CEO Speaks on Entrepreneurship at the Wharton Small Business Development Center". Yahoo! Finance. Retrieved 19 October 2017.
  12. "Miami Beach, Florida (FL) Political Contributions by Individuals - Donations to Congress, local, or national races, Republican or Democrat and other candidates". City-Data. Retrieved 21 May 2017.
  13. "A 3-point plan to create tech jobs in the heartland | VentureBeat". VentureBeat. Retrieved 19 October 2017.
  14. "AMERICAN YLF FELLOWS - NCUSC" (PDF). National Committee on United States–China Relations. Retrieved 21 May 2017.

Other websites[change | change source]