Julie Lein

Julie is a co-founder and Managing Partner of the Urban Innovation Fund, a venture capital firm that invests in the future of cities. The fund provides seed capital and regulatory support to entrepreneurs solving our toughest urban challenges – helping them grow into tomorrow’s most valued companies. 

Previously, she co-founded Tumml, an urban ventures accelerator, which has provided 38 startups with seed funding and mentorship over the last four years. In 2016, Living Cities named her as one of its "25 Disruptive Leaders." Julie's work energizing urban-focused entrepreneurship has been featured in numerous press outlets, including CNN and The San Francisco Chronicle, among others. She earned her MBA from MIT Sloan and a BA from Stanford.

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