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January 08, 2020

HX Venture Fund leader talks investment trends in Houston and plans for 2020

This podcast was originally published on Innovation Map and written by Natalie Harms

After 20 years in the venture capital world, Sandy Guitar Wallis has seen the evolution of investing — on both coasts and here in Houston as well.

Now, as managing director of the HX Venture Fund, Wallis is playing the long game. The fund of funds acts as a broker to other venture funds, raising money from limited partners and then strategically doling out investments to non-Houston venture funds, with the hope that those funds circle back into the Houston innovation ecosystem with a multiplier effect.

Listen to the entire podcast on Innovation Map