Founding Partner, Bloomberg Beta
Karin Klein leads east coast investing activities for Bloomberg Beta, an early-stage VC that invests in startups making work better, with a focus on machine intelligence. She was on the Techweek100, Silicon Alley 100, Crain’s Women to Watch in New York Tech, and New York Business Journal’s “Women of Influence.”
Karin currently serves on the board of directors for Paramount Group (NYSE: PGRE), Harvey Mudd College and L’Oreal’s Women in Digital. She enjoys volunteering as a mentor with TechStars and the New York City Economic Development Corporation. Prior to launching Bloomberg Beta, she led new initiatives at Bloomberg and led Softbank’s venture fund team that reviewed all new investments. At Softbank, Karin sourced and served on the board of Buddy Media prior to its acquisition by Salesforce. She also was the co-founder and president of an educational training business for children.
Karin has an M.B.A. from The Wharton School and is a summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the Annenberg School of Communications and The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.