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Katie Rae
  • Industry

    Venture Capital

  • Location

    Brookline, MA

  • Social Media
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Katie Rae

TECH POWER PLAYERS 50 | RANKED #3

CEO and Managing Partner, The Engine

BIOGRAPHY

Why a Tech Power Player?

For investing in "tough tech" approaches to the world's biggest problems and mentoring a generation of entrepreneurs.

Katie Rae is the founding CEO and managing partner of The Engine, a venture capital firm launched by MIT that invests in early-stage companies. Rae also cofounded Project 11 Ventures and served as managing director of Techstars Boston. She has advised hundreds of founders and invested in more than 100 companies.

She holds an MBA from Yale University and a BA in Biology from Oberlin College.

CAREER MILESTONES

2018

Founded Equity Summit, an annual event bringing together female and underrepresented minority fund managers and limited partners

2017

Joined The Engine, MIT's venture capital fund, as CEO and managing partner.

2010

Became managing director of Techstars Boston

SIMILAR PROFILES

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TECH POWER PLAYERS 50 | RANKED #3

Katie Rae

CEO and Managing Partner, The Engine

Katie Rae
  • Industry

    Venture Capital

  • Location

    Brookline, MA

  • Social Media

BIOGRAPHY

Why a Tech Power Player?

For investing in "tough tech" approaches to the world's biggest problems and mentoring a generation of entrepreneurs.

Katie Rae is the founding CEO and managing partner of The Engine, a venture capital firm launched by MIT that invests in early-stage companies. Rae also cofounded Project 11 Ventures and served as managing director of Techstars Boston. She has advised hundreds of founders and invested in more than 100 companies.

She holds an MBA from Yale University and a BA in Biology from Oberlin College.

CAREER MILESTONES

2018

Founded Equity Summit, an annual event bringing together female and underrepresented minority fund managers and limited partners

2017

Joined The Engine, MIT's venture capital fund, as CEO and managing partner.

2010

Became managing director of Techstars Boston

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Here’s how MIT’s venture capital firm, The Engine, is doing on investments and diversity

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