Yvette Rodriguez
Cultivation Capital, Principal

Yvette is a Principal at Cultivation Capital. She works on the firm’s Tech Funds, focusing on business to business software as a service offerings and assists with deal execution, sourcing, due diligence, and portfolio management. Yvette has also worked with various accelerators – she was responsible for developing and managing the deal pipeline for PWE Startup Accelerator, one of the first female-focused accelerators in the country.

She began her professional career through Venture for America as a St. Louis Fellow in 2015.  Beyond her day to day responsibilities, Yvette has held roles as Launch Liaison for VFA and serves as a mentor and judge for various local pitch competitions. She also volunteers with Brazen, Mission St. Louis, and Questbridge.

Yvette grew up in Southern California, where her family still resides and graduated from Brown University with a B.A. in Economics & History and is a Venture for America and SEO alumnus.