Rex Woodbury

Rex Woodbury

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Rex Woodbury is a Principal at Index Ventures, a venture capital firm with a registered office in London, United Kingdom. He focuses on venture and growth investments in the internet, media, and consumer software sectors. He is particularly interested in online learning, next-generation media, and the future of work. Woodbury also publishes Digital Native, a weekly newsletter focused on the intersection between culture and technology.


  • At The Rise Fund, he executed the first investment in Latin America and launched Y Analytics, a public benefit corporation to measure social impact.
  • He worked at Airtable and at Calm, where he launched new growth channels and business verticals.
  • He has worked on social innovation policy for Governor Gavin Newsom.


  • Since his early years at Dartmouth, Woodbury has always been an outspoken advocate for LGBTQ inclusiveness, particularly in athletics and business.
  • He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Worthy Mentoring, an organization that provides support and guidance for members of the LGBTQ community.
  • He was recognized by The Ellen DeGeneres Show for his work with Worthy.