Sara Brand and Kerry Rupp were judges at the Rice Business Plan Competition, the world’s richest and largest student competition. See original event here.
In this session we assembled a panel to discuss investments in health startups. Each panelist is an expert in the field with either a background in angel investing, venture capital or private equity. At the end of each session, attendees learned what investors are looking for based upon the stage of your startup. See original [...]
April 3rd: Speaker – Dallas Startup Week – The Next Big Opportunity: Women as Investors and Investments
Sara T Brand and Kerry Rupp, general partners of True Wealth Ventures, shared some powerful statistics regarding women as investors – with their investing characteristics and the influence they have on the markets from investable assets to everyday purchases. They also shared the opportunity to invest in women as business leaders and entrepreneurs – with [...]
Sara Brand was a judge at The Nordic Pitch. Every year 90,000 innovation players and 1500 from the Nordic countries meet at the world's leading tech conference SXSW. On March 13th we invited people who are curious as to what is happening in the Nordic startup scene for a social mixer and a pitch showcase! [...]
Men are estimated to constitute 99% of investment decision making partners at VC firms. Welcome to the VC boys club. Solution? Get more women investing in early stage companies and VC funds who will invest in more women entrepreneurs. It is estimated that by 2030, women will control as much as two-thirds of the nation’s [...]
Kerry Rupp sat on the panel: "Living Life as Female Founders." SXSW attendees returned to the Comcast Social Media Lounge to connect, recharge, and learn about the latest in innovation, technology, entertainment, product and more. Comcast’s compelling panel discussions with industry experts and influencers are the highlight and centerpiece of the lounge. This was an exciting opportunity [...]
Sara Brand was a speaker at EU@SXSW. Did you join EU@SXSW to learn more about the European Union and some of our key initiatives such as the Digital Single Market? EU@SXSW was present at Palm Door on Sixth from Saturday March 10 through Monday March 12.
SXSW Accelerator returned for its tenth year to showcase some of the global startup ecosystem most exciting, innovative and cutting-edge technology! This event provided an outlet for companies to present the latest ideas in Enterprise and Smart Data Technologies, Entertainment and Content Technologies, Health and Wearables Technologies, Hyper-Connected Communities Technologies, Payment and FinTech Technologies, Security [...]
Kerry Rupp was a speaker at the SXSW event, “YURHOUSE SXSW Powered by Samsung NEXT.” For the first time during SXSW 2018, YurHouse by DFlash & KITE became the go-to destination for SXSW Interactive attendees seeking welcome, innovative & inclusive programming, podcasts, startup competitions, networking and a quiet place to work and recharge. The event [...]
Sara Brand was a judge for the Civic I/O pitch. Civic I/O immersed forward-thinking mayors from around the country with the most innovative technologists, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and creatives during SXSW. See more information here.