Strategic Investors: Profiles of investors with strategies to consider.
Juliana Garaizar manages the $25 million Texas Medical Center (TMC) Venture Fund, which provides early stage funding for promising innovators in healthcare and life sciences.
She also leads the Consumer Fund for the innovative Portfolia FemTech Fund, a female-led investment group that works in health care and aims “to bridge the gender gap in investing.”
The past several years have seen important new initiatives in women’s investment groups, with Goldman Sachs announcing last year it would invest $500 million through VC Fund and the New York City Office Economic Development creating a $10 million fund in February to help seed women-led investment funds. But it has not been enough to level the playing field.