advisers

Jesse Draper - Managing Partner at Halogen Ventures

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Jesse Draper is founding partner of Halogen Ventures as well as creator and host of 2015 Emmy nominated television series,The Valley Girl Show. Draper is a 4th generation venture capitalist focused on early stage investing in female founded consumer technology.

Phillip Sarofim - CEO of Trousdale Ventures

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Phillip Sarofim is a philanthropist as well as founder and CEO of Trousdale Ventures, LLC, a privately held investment firm. Sarofim brings an extensive career in financing and brand-building to each of the firm’s investments, taking an active role in the growth and development of Trousdale’s portfolio companies.

Prior to establishing Trousdale Ventures, Sarofim served as general partner for a prominent Austin-based venture capital organization where he played a pivotal role in originating, analyzing, and executing a wide array of investments. Additionally, he sits on the board of companies including Ziften Technologies, Yellowbird Foods, and SkinTē. Sarofim sits on several advisory boards, including that of Skyview Capital, LLC.