NEWS: Meet 4 Austin women helping close the gender gap in startup investing

Out of the top 100 ranked venture capital firms in the world in 2016, 7 percent of the partners were women. Turn the microscope to Austin firms, and that number doesn’t look much better. Just as the tech industry as a whole has work to do on (gender) diversity, so do those funding the innovation. But that’s [...]

September 21st, 2017|

NEWS: True Wealth Ventures joins women-owned and operated businesses in supporting ‘She Factory’, presented by Kathy Valentine and The Townsend

Kathy Valentine and The Townsend present “She Factory,” a special series assembling the talent of women in the arts on Tuesday, Sept. 19 from 8 to 10 p.m. The first installment in the series, “The Song Pool,” will focus on local female musicians and will feature Nina Diaz, Carolyn Wonderland, Jane Ellen Bryant, Suzanna Choffel, Patricia Vonne and Ruthie Foster. The evening will take place at The Townsend, located at 718 Congress [...]

September 18th, 2017|

NEWS: Wonder Women in STEAM: Kerry Rupp and Sara Brand

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September 18th, 2017|

NEWS: Wednesday’s Woman: Sara Brand

Sara Brand, Founding General Partner of True Wealth Ventures, discusses how her firm helps support women entrepreneurs and her panel at the upcoming Texas Conference for Women. See video below:

August 25th, 2017|

NEWS: 2017 Profiles in Power: Sara Brand, True Wealth Ventures

Sara Brand, founding general partner, True Wealth Ventures   This story is part of the 2017 Profiles in Power awards, honoring influential women leaders in Austin. Go here to see the rest. Even from a young age, and unlike many of her female classmates at the time, Sara Brand thought science was cool. Thanks to a persistent math [...]

August 25th, 2017|

NEWS: 26 female forces on Austin’s business scene: 2017 Profiles in Power honorees

VIEW SLIDESHOW Click through to see the 2017 honorees, starting with the six overall winners. The Austin Business Journal's annual Profiles in Power awards honor the women making a difference to the Central Texas economy. Subscribers can get to know them through stories, and we've made sure to convey some of the advice they have [...]

August 24th, 2017|

NEWS: How Austin Can Become the #1 City for Investing in Women Entrepreneurs

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 [...]

July 31st, 2017|

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 [...]

July 28th, 2017|

NEWS: 2017 Dell WE Cities: Austin, TX Case Study

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July 18th, 2017|

NEWS: 85 women to know: ABJ unveils 2017 Profiles in Power award nominees

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.

July 18th, 2017|