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truBrain delivers its members a cognitive enhancement blend that is healthier and more effective than energy drinks.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2013
  • Employees 6
  • Website

Company Summary

truBrain purveys neuroscientist-designed cognitive nutrition to enhance focus, mental stamina, and memory formation. Many ambitious professionals tend to rely on energy drinks and ADHD medication, both of which are extremely unhealthy. We are proud to provide a healthier energy and focus solution capable of meeting and exceeding the needs of those with mentally demanding professions and lifestyles.


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    Chris Thompson
    Founder & CEO

    After graduating from Georgetown, Chris spent a number of years in management consulting, working with clients such as Pfizer, Nokia, and Wrigley’s. Subsequently, he obtained his MBA from Duke, and worked brand management for Unilever, where he put together the Suave for Men campaign with Clay Matthews, from whiteboard to Clay’s first television endorsement of the product.

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    Andrew Hill
    Lead Neuroscientist

    Dr. Hill received his PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience from UCLA, studying how attention operates in the brain. He is currently teaches a course on gerontology, and the neuroscience of healthy brain aging. Dr. Hill has published work on measuring and modulating human attention, and continues to research self regulation. He received his B.S. in Psychology/Neuroscience from UMass Amherst.

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    KJ Park
    Business Development & Marketing Lead

    KJ leads marketing and member acquisition for truBrain. Previously, he managed international business development at a trading company, helping expand its operations to emerging global markets. KJ also managed engineering projects for clients in the oil and gas industry, including BP, Shell and Exxon-Mobil. KJ has a dual degree from Carnegie Mellon University in mechanical engineering and philosophy.

Previous Investors

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    Howard Marks
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    Jackson Leung