.406 Ventures

Kathryn Taylor Reddy


Kathryn joined .406 in 2021 and brings extensive experience investing in healthcare companies. She works in our healthcare practice, focusing on early-stage companies that offer systems, technologies, and services that support and improve clinical delivery.

Prior to joining .406, Kathryn was a Vice President at BPEA, where she executed direct investments for BPEA’s Strategic Healthcare fund, a $352M fund that invests in healthcare companies on behalf of Taft-Hartley plans and other institutional investors. As part of her role at BPEA, she worked closely with Taft-Hartley leaders to understand their healthcare challenges and sourced investments to address their needs. Prior to BPEA, she invested in healthcare technology and life sciences startups at Excel Venture Management.

Kathryn also has experience working with large provider systems, health plans, and pharmaceutical companies. She worked as a project manager in corporate strategy at the Advisory Board and as an advisor to the Chief Medical Officer at Boston Medical Center’s HealthNet plan. Kathryn started her career in consulting at Putnam Associates, where she worked with top 20 pharmaceutical companies on product and portfolio strategies.

Kathryn received a BA in quantitative economics and international relations from Tufts University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Sector Focus: Healthcare


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  • How I want entrepreneurs to perceive the .406 team

    Helpful partners who are there for them, whatever they need

  • Favorite destination

    Big Bend National Park – love those wide open spaces

  • Least favorite job

    Waitress at the (now closed) Uno’s Pizzeria in Harvard Square. I dropped a dip dish pizza all over the kitchen my first week… it didn’t get much better from there.

  • Grew up in

    Both Houston, Texas and Danville, California

  • I can’t stop eating

    Pizza or tacos

  • Something I say all the time


  • Favorite book

    The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee

  • I'm terrible at

    Spatial awareness

  • Key to success

    Work hard and be good to people

  • Your nickname

    KT or KTR

  • Why I chose VC

    I get to work with brilliant entrepreneurs who are solving important problems. I can’t think of a better way to spend my days.

  • Still on your bucket list

    So many places - the Grand Canyon, Italy, South Africa, and many more

  • If I could go back in time, I would go to

    See what the Neanderthals were all about

  • In a past life I

    Worked on a Guatemalan coffee farm

  • Peak of my athletic career

    Falling off a ropes course at a company outing

  • What I do for fun

    Play basketball and soccer with my toddler - his athletic career already seems destined to surpass mine

  • Favorite website


  • Item you have to have on an airplane

    Government-issued ID. (Did I get the answer right?)

Kathryn's Portfolio

On Belay Health Solutions

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