Rachel Gutnick

Business Operations
Philadelphia, PA

Rachel joined Touchdown Ventures in 2021 and supports both the firm’s business development activities and launching new corporate venture funds

Passionate about equity in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, Rachel started Women Who Launch to get more women involved in entrepreneurship and venture capital. 

Rachel has about a decade of prior experience in digital marketing, account management, and data analytics roles at companies including The Coca-Cola Company, Marriott International, and AARP. She additionally served as Director of Marketing at an early stage fintech company and has launched several startups of her own, including her most recent creative endeavor, Teal Canvas. 

Rachel graduated from Lehigh University with a BA in Psychology and a minor in Business. She earned an MBA from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. 

Originally from the Philadelphia area, Rachel returned to her hometown when she joined Touchdown. Outside of work, Rachel enjoys yoga, taking her dog Mushu for walks in the park, and exploring different cultures through food and travel. She loves the outdoors and has been hiking on 5 different continents. 

Favorite International Experience

Spending 2 months in India

Favorite Yoga Pose

Dancer pose

Favorite Female Entrepreneur

Whit Wolfe Herd, Founder of Bumble