Kate Goodall

Kate Goodall (she/her) is the Co-Founder and CEO of Halcyon, a non-profit dedicated to solving 21st century problems by providing space, community and access to the best impact ventures from around the world. Goodall continues to grow Halcyon’s offerings every year through strategic partnerships, and since launching Halcyon’s main incubator model has added a fund, an angel investing network, various intensive programs serving entrepreneurs from the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, U.S. Opportunity Zones, and startups founded by Black and Brown Women.  

In 2018 and 2019 Goodall founded and led By The People, an international arts and innovation festival and online platform. In 2016, Goodall helped establish WE Capital, a consortium of leading businesswomen investing in and supporting women and women-led companies. Goodall has served as juror at national and international social entrepreneurship competitions, like the Creator Awards, Pitch@Palace, and MIT Tech Review Innovator Europe & Latin America. She was listed as one of the Washington Business Journal’s Power 100, 40 Under 40, and Washington’s New Guard in 2018, DC Inno Fire Awardee 2020, Washingtonian’s 2017 Tech Titans, and Techweek 100 DC’s Talent Cultivators.  

Prior to Halcyon, Goodall was a maritime archaeologist and worked in museums. She has two sons who keep her on her toes. 

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