Kerry Rupp Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 16

  • Portfolio
  • 9

  • Exits
  • 7


Kerry Rupp General Information


Ms. Kerry Rupp serves as a General Partner at True Wealth Ventures. She serves as a Board Member at VidaFuel &n ReHarvest Provisions. 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 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. She also serves as Board Observer and Advisor at Ocean Approved.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 500 East 4th Street
  • Austin, TX 78701
  • United States
+1 (512) 000-0000

Kerry Rupp Investments (16)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
CreatorUp 24-Sep-2019 Later Stage VC 000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000
Elevate Labs 04-Sep-2019 00000 00000 00.00 Educational Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000
SmartPlate 01-Apr-2019 00000 00000 Application Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000
Biomeme 01-May-2017 0000 00000 000.00 Diagnostic Equipment Generating Revenue 00000 0000
Fiestah 26-May-2015 00000 00000 00000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 00000 0000
Grand Round Table 06-May-2015 0000 00000 Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue 00000 0000
Drop 'til you Shop 10-Dec-2014 00000 00000 00000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Out of Business 00000 0000
Slidebean 30-Sep-2014 000000000000 00000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue
Notorious 02-Apr-2014 Seed Round 0000 Social/Platform Software Out of Business
Aegle 01-Jan-2014 Seed Round 0000 Monitoring Equipment Generating Revenue 00000 0000

Kerry Rupp Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Aegle 01-Sep-2022 Secondary Transaction - Private
ShowMe (Educational Software) 01-Oct-2021 000000000 00000000
Medlio 01-Sep-2021 000000000 00000000
Drop 'til you Shop 01-Apr-2021 000 00 00000000
Notorious 01-Jun-2019 000 00 00000000
eyeQ 19-Jan-2019 Merger/Acquisition
Pocket Tales 01-Jun-2015 Out of Business

Kerry Rupp Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Kerry Rupp Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Kerry Rupp Angel Investor 00 0 0 Austin, TX

Kerry Rupp FAQs

  • Who is Kerry Rupp?

    Kerry Rupp is an angel Investor who has made 16 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Kerry Rupp?

    Kerry Rupp is an angel investor.

  • What does Kerry Rupp do?

    As an angel investor, Kerry Rupp invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Kerry Rupp invested in?

    Kerry Rupp has made numerous investments in companies like CreatorUp, Elevate Labs, and SmartPlate within the Educational Software and Application Software industries.

  • What has Kerry Rupp invested in recently?

    Kerry Rupp's latest investment was on 24-Sep-2019 in CreatorUp, a company within the Educational Software industry.

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