Rachel Sheinbein is currently a Venture Partner at Gratitude Railroad and an angel investor and advisor in companies such as Cnote, Goldieblox, Social Imprints, Aspiration, Streamlit
(acquired), Electriphi (acquired), Solarcycle Thrive Natural Care, Ketos, Picnic Health, Scan (acquired) and PV Evolution Labs (acquired). She invests independently and through Broadway
Angels and has co-led 2 Portfolia funds, encouraging more women to angel invest.
Previously, she was the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Makeda Capital which focused on investing in public companies with female CEOs. Before Makeda, Rachel was a Partner at
CMEA Capital, a venture capital firm with more than $1.2 billion under management, investing in Climate Technology. She was formerly a board member for Arcadia Biosciences (public) and
Solaria. Before CMEA, Rachel was a consultant for start-ups in the areas of bio-plastics, solar and water. For nine years prior, Ms. Sheinbein worked at Intel, in wastewater systems,
environmental health & safety, and supply chain IT. Rachel was the past-President and is currently on the board of Challenge Day, which facilitates workshops, mostly in schools, that
support emotional well-being, building connection, and resiliency.
She holds a Chemical Engineering degree with a concentration in Environmental Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Rachel was also a sponsored fellow at the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology (MIT) where she received an MBA and a Masters in Civil and Environmental Engineering, with a focus on operations and supply chain.