Kate Goodall

Kate Goodall (she/her) is the Co-Founder and CEO of Halcyon, an incubator for early-stage impact ventures. Since launching in 2014, Goodall has added an early-stage venture fund (of which she is co-managing director), an angel investing network, microloan fund, and a range of intensive programs, continually seeking to serve increasing numbers of entrepreneurs globally in more ways in order to solve the pressing social and environmental problems of our time.

In 2016, Goodall helped establish WE Capital, a consortium of leading businesswomen investing in and supporting women and women-led companies. In 2018, Goodall launched an international arts and dialogue festival, By the People, which ended in the pandemic. 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, and has helped select the 2021-2022 Class of White House Fellows under the Biden Administration. She was listed as DC Inno’s  Fire Blazer, one of the Washington Business Journal’s Power 100, 40 Under 40, Women Who Mean Business, and Washington’s New Guard, Washingtonian’s 2017 Tech Titans, and Techweek 100 DC’s Talent Cultivators. Goodall has also received the Crittenton Leadership Award, is a Sorenson Global Impact Leader, and a member of YPO.

In a prior life, Goodall worked as a Maritime Archaeologist. She has 2 sons who keep her on her toes.