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.

Speaker | Association of University Technology Managers: Start-up Business Development Course

Panel: "Investors: Angels, Venture Capitalists, Crowdfunding and Federal Grants" Mike Millard, MassChallenge Paul O’Brien, MediaTech Ventures Kerry Rupp, True Wealth Ventures The start-up development roadmap helps identify funding needs from idea to exit. Mapping these needs to the most appropriate funding sources improves a startup’s prospects for success. This module will discuss potential funding sources [...]

2019-02-14T15:32:20+00:00February 17th, 2019|

Panelist | Elevate: Diversity & Inclusion Conference at McCombs

Elevate: Diversity & Inclusion Conference at McCombs will analyze key strategies that companies need to implement “Diversity That Works.” The conference seeks to identify how companies and business leaders create effective strategies to transform their current culture into one where both diversity and inclusion become embedded in the organization’s DNA. This year's event welcomes distinguished business [...]

2019-01-31T16:04:16+00:00February 9th, 2019|

Speaker: The Consumer Healthcare Summit

THE CONSUMER HEALTHCARE SUMMIT | PRESENTED BY SANA BENEFITS In a TED Talk-like setting, three health care thought leaders shared their forward-looking insights on pressing issues shaping the future of care. Kerry Rupp spoke on "Trends in Consumer Health Investing". In recent years, investors have flocked to wearables and telehealth platforms to bolster consumers' desire [...]

2019-01-24T11:29:01+00:00February 8th, 2019|

Event: Celebrating LGBTQ Women, Transgender & Non-Binary Business Leaders

Event Title: Celebrating LGBTQ Women, Transgender & Non-Binary Business Leaders Location: Galvanize - 119 Nueces St, Austin, TX 78701 When: Feb 7th from 6p - 8:30pm StartOut is happy to kick off the new year with an open, honest discussion with Austin area business leaders about all aspects of being an LGBTQ woman, transgender, or [...]

2019-01-10T10:57:04+00:00February 8th, 2019|

Event: Silicon Hills News 2019 Austin Tech Calendar Party

Silicon Hills News' 5th annual Austin calendar party was a blast, networking with the best and brightest in the Austin technology community. Not sure what this calendar thing is all about? Then watch this video from the party last December at The Zebra Learn more.

2019-01-10T10:56:00+00:00January 25th, 2019|

StartUp Health Festival 2019

The StartUp Health Festival brought together 2,000 leaders, change-makers, innovators and entrepreneurs for a transformative gathering focused on achieving Health Moonshots. Learn more.

2019-01-24T11:21:02+00:00January 24th, 2019|

NEWS: BrainCheck Raises Another $1.5 Million, Bringing AI to Dementia Care

True Wealth Ventures portfolio company BrainCheck, a Texas-based digital neurocognitive testing platform, has raised $1.5 million in additional capital to bring AI and personalized medicine to dementia care through cognitive care management technology. Read more: About BrainCheck: BrainCheck provides rapid, mobile cognitive assessment and decision support technology to physicians, empowering them to deliver high-quality, personalized cognitive [...]

2019-01-03T11:23:24+00:00January 3rd, 2019|

Investors: Keyholder’18 | Austin Community Foundation

Don’t miss Keyholder’18, an evening to convene and invest in women and children through the Women’s Fund, a program of Austin Community Foundation. Our work is data-driven and community-led. Together, we unlock Austin’s potential and support women to strengthen our whole community.

2019-01-10T10:07:44+00:00December 5th, 2018|