About Brand

Founding General Partner of True Wealth Ventures, Dr. Sara Brand is passionate about investing in women-led businesses in consumer health and sustainable products and technologies to deliver true wealth.

NEWS: Health Tech Austin Spotlight on Sara Brand

Dr. Brand will be a Featured Speaker at Health Tech Austin's Personalized Medicine Summit on June 6th Sara is Founding General Partner at True Wealth Ventures, an early-stage venture capital fund investing in women-led businesses in consumer health and sustainable products and technologies. Throughout her career, Sara has worked with and contributed to some of the [...]

April 12th, 2018|

April 3rd: Speaker – Dallas Startup Week – The Next Big Opportunity: Women as Investors and Investments

Sara T Brand and Kerry Rupp, general partners of True Wealth Ventures, shared some powerful statistics regarding women as investors – with their investing characteristics and the influence they have on the markets from investable assets to everyday purchases. They also shared the opportunity to invest in women as business leaders and entrepreneurs – with [...]

April 5th, 2018|

NEWS: Speaker Spotlight on Sara Brand

In anticipation of Austin's inaugural FUND Conference, speaker spotlights will be featured on each content provider to highlight their backgrounds, passions and advice to those of us in the space. Today, we share with you Dr. Sara Brand of True Wealth Ventures, speaking on Wednesday, April 25th at our Women Investing in Women Seminar, as well as at the FUND Conference on April [...]

March 29th, 2018|

NEWS: Silicon Republic – 19 Women Bridging the Gender Funding Gap

Diversity is a good investment, and this group know it. These are the people helping more women to reach their funding goals. The lack of women in investment is both a symptom and a cause of the gender gap in STEM. Sci-tech businesses led by women can struggle when met with panel after panel of [...]

March 23rd, 2018|

March 13th, 2018: Judge – The Nordic Pitch

Sara Brand was a judge at The Nordic Pitch. Every year 90,000 innovation players and 1500 from the Nordic countries meet at the world's leading tech conference SXSW. On March 13th we invited people who are curious as to what is happening in the Nordic startup scene for a social mixer and a pitch showcase! [...]

March 14th, 2018|

Speaker: SXSW Rethink VC – The Value of Women Investing in Women

Men are estimated to constitute 99% of investment decision making partners at VC firms. Welcome to the VC boys club. Solution? Get more women investing in early stage companies and VC funds who will invest in more women entrepreneurs. It is estimated that by 2030, women will control as much as two-thirds of the nation’s [...]

March 13th, 2018|

Mar 12th, 2018 – SXSW Panelist: Wonder Women – Living Life as Female Founders

Kerry Rupp sat on the panel: "Living Life as Female Founders." SXSW attendees returned to the Comcast Social Media Lounge to connect, recharge, and learn about the latest in innovation, technology, entertainment, product and more. Comcast’s compelling panel discussions with industry experts and influencers are the highlight and centerpiece of the lounge. This was an exciting opportunity [...]

March 13th, 2018|