KATHERINE RYDER

Founder and CEO of Maven

Katherine Ryder is the founder and CEO of Maven, the first digital clinic for women. Maven is a telehealth platform offering instant access to its best-in- class network of women’s and family health providers, with a flagship 15-month maternity program for employers to help new parents throughout their transition back to work.

Katherine previously worked as an early stage investor at the venture capital firm Index Ventures, based in London, where she focused on consumer technology, and in particular on investments in the health, education, art, and retail sectors.

Prior to joining Index, Katherine worked as a journalist, writing for The Economist from Southeast Asia, New York, and London. In 2009, she worked with former U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, helping him write his memoirs about the U.S. financial crisis.

Katherine received her B.A. from the Honors College at the University of Michigan and her MSc from the London School of Economics. Katherine is based in New York City.

See Katherine in action at #StartupColumbia

2017 Panel: Women in Entrepreneurship: Investment and Opportunity

2017 Speakercasey altman