Marcus Stroud '16

Co-Founder and General Partner, TXV

Marcus is the co-founder and General Partner at TXV, an early stage venture capital fund based in Austin and Dallas, Texas. He focuses on consumer and fintech investments for the firm, while serving as board member for Matter Music. Marcus got his first exposure to venture capital as a managing director for the Clubhouse Investment Group, an investment group based in Dallas, Texas that focuses on co-investment strategies with top tier venture capital and private equity funds. Focused on early stage b2c investments, Marcus led Clubhouse’s investment in Future, Grove, and others while rebuilding the Club’s investment and deal sourcing strategy.

Prior to Clubhouse, Marcus worked for multi billion dollar asset manager Vida Capital as an analyst focused on the funds flagship investment vehicle, Vida Longevity Fund I. At Vida, Marcus was responsible for due diligence, investment monitoring, market, and industry research, while serving on the Fund’s advisory board.

A native of Prosper, Texas, Marcus received his A.B. from Princeton University, where he also played on the varsity football team.