Carly Chase

Managing Director, New York City Summer Startup Studio; Director, StartMIT

After beginning her career at Goldman Sachs, Carly joined the NYC Economic Development Corporation under Mayor Bloomberg where she launched and ran a number of programmatic initiatives aimed at making NYC a friendlier city for entrepreneurs to start and grow their companies. At the end of the administration, she left to launch and run Boulder based startup, PivotDesk’s NYC office until the company was acquired at the end of 2016. Since then, she has worked within a number of startups in various product development, marketing, and business development capacities and recently joined MIT’s Martin Trust Center for Entrepreneurship to be the Founding Managing Director of the MIT NYC Startup Studio. She’s thrilled to extend her work with MIT to be the Program Manager of StartMIT.