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Rachel Hodes

Director of Platform

Rachel is the Director of Platform at NextView Ventures, based in its New York City office. Since graduating from Columbia University in 2015, Rachel’s career has been focused on brand and community-building for D2C, B2C, and B2B early-stage startups.

Most recently before joining NextView, Rachel served as the email and social media outreach lead at LifeLines, a mental wellness venture that was launched in 2020 by the Co-Founders of Melissa & Doug, LLC.

Prior to joining LifeLines, Rachel worked as copywriting, branding, and social media marketing freelance consultant for a variety of different businesses, including digitally native startups like Moxy, as well as established e-commerce sites like Yummie. Rachel began her career in a founding community role with Bulletin, a women-led startup dedicated to facilitating expanded market reach for women-owned businesses and brands.

When she’s not working, you can find Rachel posted up at a comedy show in the city or traveling the world far and wide. Rachel is passionate about advocating for reproductive rights and intent on normalizing mental health practices in everyday life. She lives in Brooklyn. 

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Rachel Hodes
Director of Platform

Rachel is the Director of Platform at NextView Ventures, based in its New York City office. Since graduating from Columbia University in 2015, Rachel’s career has been focused on brand and community-building for D2C, B2C, and B2B early-stage startups. Most […]

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