Beth Engel is partner at Dundee Venture Capital, a seed stage venture fund based in Omaha, Nebraska. Her diverse experience includes teaching spirited middle-schoolers and working at every level of three Nebraska-based startups, including joining Hayneedle as its twelfth employee, now a 600-employee venture-backed business acquired by Walmart in 2016.
After graduation from business school, she embarked on a four-year stint in the public sector at the FBI where she helped to launch the first ever Bureau-wide leadership development program (LDP). Beth is a co-founder of Interface: the Web School, and was an investor and mentor for Straight Shot, Omaha's first startup accelerator. She is a board advisor of several of Dundee’s portfolio companies (Bulu, Divvy, and Summersalt). Beth is on the board at her alma mater, Marian High School, and volunteers at St. Pius X / St. Leo Catholic Elementary school.
She has an MBA from Georgetown University, a Masters in Teaching from the University of Portland, and a BS in Biochemistry from the University of Notre Dame.