Caty Rea is a second-year MBA student at Harvard Business School. Prior to HBS, Caty worked in consulting at McKinsey & Company focused on Finance & Insurance, Automotive, Tech Media Telecom, and Consumer. Caty’s startup experience includes spending time at Homebell, a Berlin-based home improvement platform, during their U.S. market launch and at PlacePass, a Boston-based travel experience booking platform, where she led their product launch with Marriott Hotels. This past summer, Caty worked as an associate at BBG Ventures, an early-stage New York venture firm focused on funding female-founded companies. At HBS, Caty is a member of the Tech Club and VCPE Club, and participated in Startup Bootcamp and the New Ventures Competition.