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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.
True Wealth Ventures provides more funding for BrainCheck, completing a $1.5 million round of funding to follow through on its promise of delivering its innovative brain performance platform to everyone. See the full article here.
Houston-based BrainCheck, developer of a mobile neurocognitive assessment platform, has raised $1.5 million to expand sales, distribution channels, and research opportunities for its product. [...]
This article originally appeared here. Statistics show that although women hold almost 52 percent of all professional-level jobs, they are vastly underrepresented in top leadership positions. For example, only 4.6 percent of Fortune 500 companies are run by a woman, and women make up just 16.9 percent of all Fortune 500 board seats. These numbers [...]
This article originally appeared here. Kerry Rupp and Sara Brand, the passionate leading ladies and power duo behind venture-capital firm True Wealth Ventures, discuss why investing in women is a smart business move and why supporting female innovation is their career calling. By Sarah E. Ashlock , Photos by Annie Ray, Hair and makeup by [...]