Today on That Tech Pod, Laura and Gabi speak with Rachel Stern is a Senior Vice President for InState Partners, the venture capital arm of private equity firm, Advantage Capital. As the founder of the business line, over the last decade she has invested in and advised InState’s extensive portfolio companies on how to foster effective partnerships between innovative technology solutions and state and local governments across the country.
Rachel is also a graduate of the CORO™ Fellows Program, an intensive, full-time, graduate-level fellowship in public affairs. Through CORO, she worked in multiple sectors of public affairs, including non-profits, public companies and private equity-backed businesses, state government and electoral campaigns.
She received her MBA from University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business and her bachelor’s degree from Amherst College.