About Brand

Founding General Partner of True Wealth Ventures, Dr. Sara Brand is passionate about investing in women-led businesses in consumer health and sustainable products and technologies to deliver true wealth.

May 16-17th, 2019: Healthcare Transformation Summit

Healthcare is transforming at a rapidly-accelerating rate. Shifting healthcare policy, an intensified focus on population health, health information technology, an increased incentive to increase scale and market share, and a growing call to engage patients in their care are creating challenges, that require collaboration and innovation by all. In this unique two-day event, Modern Healthcare [...]

2019-04-30T16:28:53-05:00May 17th, 2019|

NEWS: Investment Number Six, Fund I Halfway Complete

We've made investment number six - which means we’ve made half of our planned investments for Fund I. Check out our current portfolio, which features six female-founded companies: UnaliWear, BrainCheck, Dermala, Solstice, Atlantic Sea Farms and Oralucent. Learn more.

2019-05-16T16:48:07-05:00May 16th, 2019|

NEWS: The Real Capitalist Podcast – With Courteney Real

Sara T. Brand had a great conversation with Courteney Real on her podcast The Real Capitalist! We discussed raising a VC fund, why investing in women matters, and so much more. Listen here: http://ow.ly/Qpg250ufmzf iTunes: http://ow.ly/IVcO50ufmIg Spotify: http://ow.ly/mg6d50ufmJB

2019-05-16T16:53:21-05:00May 16th, 2019|

May 9-10, 2019: Mentor – 2019 Circular Summit

Hello Alice's 4th annual Circular Summit is designed to give you the tools and network to take your business to the next level. Get down to business with other high-growth female founders, investors, media, policymakers and enterprise partners at Alice’s Circular Summit. Over two days in gorgeous Sonoma County, you’ll have access to experts during [...]

2019-05-16T16:45:57-05:00May 12th, 2019|

May 2, 2019: Keynote – FUND Conference Austin

FUND conference is the preeminent international connector of entrepreneurs, venture capital, private equity, angel investors, and industry experts with a focus on high-quality curated deal flow, captivating content, and same-day connections. Sara T. Brand was pleased to attend both events at the Austin location. Learn more.

2019-05-09T09:55:33-05:00May 2nd, 2019|

May 1, 2019: Panelist – Women2Women Tour

The Women2Women National Conversation Tour and FUND Inclusion Conference showcased an open and candid conversation about, and for, women. The event featured panelists Dr. Oksana Malysheva, Sarah T. Brand, and Mary Flanagan, and Founder of Women2Women - Sarah Chamberlain. Learn more:

2019-05-09T10:38:04-05:00May 2nd, 2019|

April 24-26, 2019: Panelist – Angel Capital Association Summit

The 2019 ACA Summit Chicago is the “don’t-miss” event for angel investors. It is the largest professional development event in the world for angels, with gold standard content and top networking opportunities for the 700+ people who are there. True Wealth Ventures spoke on the panel "The Future is Female". Learn more.

2019-04-30T17:00:52-05:00April 27th, 2019|

April 4-6, 2019: Judge – Rice Business Plan Competition

The Rice Business Plan Competition showcases the best university startups from around the U.S. and the world. It provides student entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their startups to investors and learn what it takes to build a successful business. Past RBPC alumni have successfully launched more than 200 companies and raised more than $1.9 billion [...]

2019-04-30T17:13:13-05:00April 9th, 2019|

April 3, 2019: Panelist – Dallas Startup Week & Health Wildcatters: Health by Women for Women

This session was all about women helping women. This panel consisted of female founders and startup execs whose services benefit other women. They shared about the etiology of their startup, the path to success and the lessons they've learned along the way. Kerry Rupp moderated a panel comprised of: Lyndsey Harper, MD, Meet Rosy Gail Page, [...]

2019-05-09T10:16:31-05:00April 4th, 2019|

March 9-10, 2019: Coach – SXSW Pitch

Now in its eleventh year, SXSW Pitch (formerly SXSW Accelerator) showcases the future of emerging and innovative technology. Startups have the opportunity to connect and compete in front of a live audience, panel of expert judges, venture capitalists, and high-profile media at SXSW 2019 from March 9-10. Sara T. Brand will be an onsite coach for the 2019 SXSW Pitch.

2019-04-30T17:14:42-05:00March 12th, 2019|