NEWS: The Culture Book – Excerpt From Dr. Sara Brand of True Wealth Ventures

The Culture Book — a project in partnership between Culturati & Weeva, is a professional anthology of stories and advice on corporate culture building. We’re featuring a select group of leaders, entrepreneurs, investors & experts who have agreed to open up about what they’ve done right and wrong. The Culture Book was released this month. Order your copy at GetTheCultureBook.com [...]

May 3rd, 2018|

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|

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|

NEWS: Crunchbase News – These Three Funds Are Challenging VC Gender Dynamics

True Wealth Ventures I think it is going to take funds like True Wealth Ventures that have a proactive gender diversity investment strategy to overcome the unconscious bias Texas-based True Wealth Ventures invests in companies in high growth markets that primarily serve women. The firm is interested in investing in companies based in Texas with businesses and [...]

March 8th, 2018|

NEWS: True Wealth Ventures Featured in The Impact Journal

What is True Wealth Ventures? We are an early stage fund focused on women-led companies. We define women-led to mean at least one woman of significant decision-making authority or influence on the founding or executive team. We are two general partners, myself and Kerry Rupp, both based in Austin, Texas and we just closed $19.1 [...]

March 8th, 2018|

NEWS: True Wealth Ventures Closes Women-Focused Fund

The Austin-based investment firm raised $19.1 million, which it will use to back women-led health tech ventures and sustainable consumer brands. The founders cite high performance of women-run startups, lack of VC funding for women entrepreneurs and women’s overwhelming influence in consumer purchasing and healthcare decision making as reasons for launching the fund. (We know of at least 58 funds and 13 [...]

March 2nd, 2018|

NEWS: VCs Close on $19.1M Fund for Women-led Companies

An Austin-based venture capital firm co-founded by two women executives has closed on its first big fundraising round from investors. Sara Brand and Kerry Rupp closed their $19.1 million first fund just over two years after Brand founded Austin-based True Wealth Ventures in September 2015. True Wealth Ventures is a mission-driven VC firm. Brand and Rupp target women-led companies in health [...]

February 16th, 2018|

NEWS: True Wealth Closes New Fund with 80% Female LPs

True Wealth Ventures has closed its debut fund with $19.1 million in committed capital to invest in female-founded sustainable consumer and healthtech startups in Texas and the rest of the US. The firm has backed companies including smartwatch maker UnaliWear and BrainCheck, which provides a cognitive testing platform for managing mental health. Over 80% of True Wealth's limited partners [...]

February 16th, 2018|