Leena Rao is currently a Senior Writer at Fortune Magazine.
Leena had a brief stint at Google Ventures as an Operating Partner.
Leena's first role out of journalism school was at TechCrunch which she joined in 2008. She rose through the ranks becoming the Managing Editor for TechCrunch and a voice at TechCrunch Disrupt.
She recently finished graduate school at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, where she studied business journalism and videography. From 2004 to 2007, she helped lead Congresswoman Carloyn Maloney's community outreach and relations efforts in New York City.
She graduated from Columbia University in 2003, where she was the captain of the women's varsity tennis team. She has also contributed technology content for Oprah.com.
|Mar 29, 2016||Venture Capital Database - First Round Capital v. Khosla Ventures|
|Feb 24, 2016||Hunter Walk - “If you stop learning, you stop living” – Why Alexia Tsotsis Left TechCrunch for Stanford BSchool|
|Jan 21, 2016||Business Insider Australia - Oscar, a billion-dollar NYC startup that wants to shake up healthcare, is reportedly raising even more money at a $3 billion valuation|
|Jan 20, 2016||Business Insider (tech) - Oscar, a billion-dollar New York startup that wants to shake up healthcare, is reportedly raising even more money at a $3 billion valuation|
|Jun 4, 2015||TechCrunch - PicsArt Raises $15M To Build A Community Around Photo Editing|
|Feb 20, 2015||TechCrunch - Hunter Walk And Satya Patel Raise $50 Million For Homebrew Ventures Fund II|
|Aug 5, 2014||TechCrunch - How Rise Connects Users With Diet Coaches To Help Them Eat Healthier|
|Jun 13, 2014||TechCrunch - CrunchWeek: Twitter’s Leadership Shuffles, Amazon’s New Music App, And Leena’s Last Day|