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Kerry Rupp


Ms. Kerry Rupp serves as a General Partner at True Wealth Ventures. She serves as a Board Member at VidaFuel. She is an Angel Investor. She serves as Board Member and Advisor at BrainCheck. For over 20 years, she has launched, developed and startup companies and new lines of business for established firms. As CEO and General Partner at DreamIt, a Top Ten US startup accelerator and early-stage venture fund, Kerry was directly involved with the launch of over 150 companies. During her 5-year tenure with DreamIt, she grew its programs to five cities, raised a $20M follow-on fund, and initiated the DreamIt Access (minority entrepreneur), DreamIt Athena (female entrepreneur), and DreamIt Health programs. DreamIt companies in aggregate now have a market value of over $1B. Before DreamIt, Kerry was herself the founder of an online travel service, Holiday Golightly, which organized unique group travel excursions for women. She has also advised senior executives at, ReadersDigest, LexisNexis, Payscale, and Taleo on strategy, business development and marketing. Kerry began her career as a consultant with McKinsey and Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). In addition to consulting, Kerry serves as a mentor at Capital Factory and International Accelerator and on the advisory board of Medical Innovation Labs, a platform for commercializing innovations in the medical device field. Kerry holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Biology from Duke University. Kerry volunteers on the leadership teams of Women@Austin, The Angel Forum, and the Austin chapters of Harvard Business School Alumni Club, Harvard Business School Alumni Angels and the DukeGEN Global Entrepreneurship Network. Kerry is also a judge or coach on many local and national start-up competitions (e.g., athenahealth, Harvard Business School, Rice University Business Plan Competition, TiE Texas, Energizing Health Houston, Texas Venture Labs, AARP Health Innovation). She is also a nationally-certified instructor for the National Science Foundation's Innovations Corps (I-Corps) program.

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 500 East 4th Street
  • PMB Suite 471
  • Austin, TX 78701
  • United States

+1 (512) 000-0000

Kerry Rupp Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Slidebean 30-Sep-2014 Accelerator/Incubator 00000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue
000000000 02-Apr-2014 0000 00000 0000 Social/Platform Software Startup
0000 06-Sep-2013 0000 00000 00000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue
Indiewalls 18-Jan-2012 Angel (individual) 00000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue
Pocket Tales 10-Jun-2011 Seed Round Educational and Training Services (B2C) Out of Business
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Kerry Rupp Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000000 00000 01-Jun-2015 000 00 00000000 Completed
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Kerry Rupp Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Kerry Rupp Angel Investor 0 0 0 Austin, TX