NEWS: Houston health tech company raises round led by Austin investors

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.

June 5th, 2017|

NEWS: BrainCheck raises $1.5M to expand sales, research opportunities

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. [...]

June 5th, 2017|

NEWS: Discussing Gender Diversity in Business with Sara Brand of True Wealth Ventures

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 [...]

May 4th, 2017|

NEWS: The Funding is Female

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 [...]

May 4th, 2017|

NEWS: Resources for Women Entrepreneurs in Austin

This article originally appeared here. It’s an exciting time to be in Austin, Texas. From new developments, relatively low costs of living, and plenty of top talent around, there is a lot to be optimistic about—oh, and did we mention the amazing weather? The city was recently ranked No.1 in the CNBC Metro 20: America’s [...]

May 3rd, 2017|

NEWS: Women Are Working To Change The Ratio, But Progress In Venture Capital Remains Slow

This article originally appeared here. One year after a comprehensive Crunchbase report found that 7 percent of partners at the top 100 venture firms globally are women, female venture capitalists say they still have a long way to go to catch up to their male counterparts in the industry. Kate Mitchell, who co-founded Foster City, [...]

May 2nd, 2017|

NEWS: What are venture capitalists really looking for?

This article originally appeared here. Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the size of the True Wealth Ventures fund. It is $20 million, not $12 million. Investors have dozens of meetings each week and field hundreds of pitches a month. With millions of dollars in play, venture capitalists are looking for startup [...]

April 25th, 2017|

NEWS: Women Funding Women: An Interview with True Wealth Ventures

Women Funding Women: An Interview with True Wealth Ventures This article originally appeared in foundingAUSTIN.  Having recently received a $250,000 federal grant and made its first investment in a female-founded Austin business, True Wealth Ventures is one venture capital fund that’s ready to lift the under-funded sector of women-led companies in Austin and across the [...]

March 20th, 2017|

NEWS: How Universities Can Be More Like Startups

This article originally appeared in Texas Monthly. University of Texas at Austin President Greg Fenves and the school’s Director of Innovation Bob Metcalfe are launching a startup. Sort of. They’re not decamping to Silicon Valley or anything, but at their SXSW interactive session, “Research Universities Should be Better at Startups,” the UT leaders laid out [...]

March 20th, 2017|

NEWS: Opportunity? We think so! See the latest women founders getting VC $ here

3/14/17: Venture Capital’s Funding Gender Gap Is Actually Getting Worse - PitchBook The latest numbers are out, and the punchline is that things haven’t really changed in terms of women receiving VC investment dollars. FUNDING: In 2016, women received just $1.46 billion in VC money compared to $58.2 billion in companies with all-male founders. (That's not [...]

March 16th, 2017|