Speaker/Panelist: SXSW 2017 panel “Beyond the Bottom Line”: Mar. 13, 2017

Austin, Texas March 13, 2017 True Wealth Ventures Founding General Partner Dr. Sara Brand speaks on the 2017 SXSW panel, "Beyond the Bottom Line: Setting a New Bar for VC" with speakers Jenny Abramson of Rethink Impact, Dr. Pamela Ryan of the Tingari-Silverton Foundation and Mike Nellis of the Austin Community Foundation. Impact investing was once thought [...]

March 13th, 2017|

Panelist/Speaker: SXSW Panel 2017: “Research Universities Should Be Better at Startups”: Mar. 12, 2017

True Wealth Ventures General Partner Kerry Rupp speaks on the 2017 SXSW panel "Research Universities Should Be Better at Startups" alongside UT Austin President Gregory L. Fenves and  Professor of Innovation at UT AustinBob Metcalfe. The panelists discuss how research universities can more effectively promote and create opportunities for faculty and students to found startups. [...]

March 12th, 2017|

Panelist: Female Founders Brunch @ SXSW 2017 – Let’s Talk Funding

Austin, Texas March 12, 2017 In the spirit of SXSW, ladies join us at TechStars for a panel on the challenges and opportunities facing women entrepreneurs! True Wealth Ventures General Partner Kerry Rupp speaks on a panel at the TechStars Female Founders Brunch for SXSW 2017 to discuss funding opportunities. Kerry speaks along with: Nicole [...]

March 12th, 2017|

Featured Speakers: Springboard SXSW 2017 Dinner: Mar. 11, 2017

Austin, Texas March 11, 2017 True Wealth Ventures Partners Kerry Rupp and Dr. Sara Brand attend the Springboard SXSW 2017 dinner to celebrate women entrepreneurs. Springboard accelerates the growth of entrepreneurial companies led by women through access to essential resources and a global community of experts. It is the leading network of influencers, investors and [...]

March 11th, 2017|

Women@Austin SXSW celebration: Mar. 10, 2017

Austin, Texas March 10, 2017 True Wealth Ventures Partners attend the annual Women@Austin SXSW Celebration. This event is invite only. From their website: "Women@Austin was hatched in the Fall of 2013 when several of Austin’s most experienced female entrepreneurs and executives came together and  decided they wanted to do something proactive to bolster women’s ratios [...]

March 10th, 2017|

A Women Speaks; Women’s Fund of Central Texas Breakfast and Grant Awards

Lisa Fritsch, who ran against Greg Abbott in the Republican Primary for Governor of Texas in 2014, discussed the importance of having women in leadership and the difficulty often presented in that journey, using her personal story and signature sense of humor. Fritsch continues to speak and work to negate negative stereotypes that bully women [...]

March 8th, 2017|

Speakers: San Antonio Startup Week: Mar. 1, 2017

True Wealth Ventures Founding General Partner Dr. Sara Brand and General Partner Kerry Rupp speak at two San Antonio Startup Week events for women entrepreneurs and women investors; "Outperformance and Opportunities: Women Investors and Women Entrepreneurs" at 8:00 -9:30 am, and "Empowering Entrepreneuring Women" at 1:30-2:30 pm. See full event details of the two events [...]

March 2nd, 2017|

Attendees: foundingAustin Issue Release Party: Feb. 21, 2017

True Wealth Ventures Founding General Partner Dr. Sara Brand speaks at the release of the second issue of foundingAUSTIN Magazine on Tuesday, February 21 at The Townsend, Austin’s swanky cocktail lounge and live music bar on Congress Avenue. foundingAUSTIN‘s Issue Release Party will feature a special live performance by The Sour Bridges, the city’s most popular “Browngrass” band. KP and [...]

February 21st, 2017|

Judge: “MoneyTalks” with DivInc at UT Austin: Feb. 15, 2017

Austin, Texas February 15, 2017 True Wealth Ventures Founding General Partner Dr. Sara Brand speaks on VC and entrepreneurship at "Money Talks" event with Dr. Bernard Harris of Vesalius Ventures, in partnership with UT Austin. MoneyTalks! is a recurring speaker series that features a source of capital for high growth entrepreneurial businesses with a preference [...]

February 15th, 2017|

Judge: Food+City Challenge: Feb. 3, 2017

Austin, Texas February 3rd, 2017 True Wealth Ventures Founding General Partner Sara Brand judges food-entrepreneurs at the 2017 Food+City Challenge. The Food+City organization seeks to improve today's food systems, and innovate the ways in which our communities are fed. This year, over 700 teams from around the world competed to be one of the top [...]

February 3rd, 2017|