Sara T Brand is the Founding General Partner of True Wealth Ventures With sexual harassment scandals sweeping through Silicon Valley this summer, you may be feeling even more thankful to be a part of Austin’s startup community. But while those scandals expose the harmful reality of venture capital’s male-dominated culture on women entrepreneurs, they have helped [...]
NEWS: True Wealth Ventures’ Sara Brand and Kerry Rupp Seek to Change the Landscape of Venture Capital Investing
Sara Brand and Kerry Rupp, general partners of True Wealth Ventures The general partners of True Wealth Ventures want to see more female led companies get venture capital investment. And they want to see more female venture capitalists making investments in the industry. The $20 million True Wealth Ventures fund invests in women led companies in [...]
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As the Austin area's reputation as a fast-growing, innovative metro continues to gain national acclaim, the city has seen an equally impressive increase in its cadre of female professionals who are guiding startups, industry giants and nonprofits. Read more here.
City's progressive reputation conceals challenging reality women face in tech scene [...]
NEWS: Women in Austin tech: Women-led startups are funded a fraction of male-led ventures; Data show that’s bad business
Only 2.7 percent of companies with women CEOs, or 183 of 6,517, received venture capital funding from 2011-13, according to one 2014 report. [...]
This article originally appeared here. BrainCheck, a Houston-based mobile brain health tracking solution, completed a $1.5m round of funding. The round, which brings the total seed funding to $4.5m to date, was led by True Wealth Ventures with participation from other contributors. As part of the investment, True Wealth Ventures’ General Partner, Kerry Rupp, will [...]
This article originally appeared here. Adding senior female partners to venture firms hasn't resulted in an increase in funding for female-founded startups, according to a report published this week. The analysis of 17 top firms by Bloomberg showed that those with senior women partners funded startups founded or co-founded by women at about the same [...]
This article originally appeared here. BrainCheck, a mobile brain health tracking solution, announced today that it has completed a $1.5 million round of funding to deliver on its promise of bringing its innovative brain performance platform to people everywhere. Additional funding led by True Wealth Ventures and other contributors brings the total seed funding to [...]
Sara Brand and Kerry Rupp started their VC firm in 2016 with a focus on companies led by women in the sustainable consumer goods and consumer health categories. They have made at least two investments — the latest in a Houston company making software that measures brain health. See the full article here.