Katherine Homuth headshot, EDC
Katherine Homuth Founder/CEO SRTX, makers of Sheertex

Katherine Homuth is a visionary entrepreneur, angel investor, and the brilliant mind behind SRTX, the disruptive Montreal-based technology company. Best known for its innovative brand Sheertex, SRTX has revolutionized the hosiery industry with its ultra-durable tights named one of Time Magazine's Best Inventions. Serving as Founder and CEO, Katherine pioneered the vision and development of this and other core material technologies, growing the company to over 175 employees in less than 2 years.

As a seasoned executive, Katherine continues to lead SRTX's executive team with passion and strategic vision, skillfully managing an 8-figure P&L, and securing over $140M USD in private equity capital with retail giant H&M leading the latest round.

Her previous successes include founding and selling two businesses: ShopLocket, a hardware pre-order platform that raised over $1M in venture capital led by Peter Thiel's Valar Ventures and Rho Canada, and Female Funders, an online education program for female investors acquired by Highline Beta.

Katherine is a sought-after thought leader and the author of O'Reilly Media's Funded, An Entrepreneur's Guide to Raising Your First Round. She is the winner of Canada's prestigious Governor General Award for Innovation and the winner of Startup World Cup 2022. She was featured lists like  on Forbes’ 30 Under 30, Canada's Top 40 Under 40, Wearables’ Women to Watch, Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women, and Flare’s Sixty Under 30.

Date modified: 2023-12-19