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.

37th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference January 7 – 10

Kerry Rupp attended the 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference January 7 - 10, 2019 in San Fransisco. The annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference is the largest and most informative healthcare investment symposium in the industry, bringing together industry leaders, emerging fast-growth companies, innovative technology creators, and members of the investment community. Learn more: https://www.jpmorgan.com/global/healthcareconference

January 10th, 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 [...]

January 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.

December 5th, 2018|

Premiere | The Thirst For Power: December 3 with 512 Brewing

Passionate about sustainable water and energy? Check out “The Thirst for Power”, a documentary by Michael E. Webber, a professor at UT Austin. Sponsored by 512brewing, Sara T. Brand's brewery. Learn more about the Dec 3 premiere here: ow.ly/kEsI50jPjTZ

December 3rd, 2018|

Nominee | Austin Inno’s 50 on Fire 2018: October 11

50 on Fire is a celebration of innovators, big and small, people and organizations, across multiple categories. Though Austin Inno primarily covers the city's thriving tech, education, and startup communities, we understand that these sectors don't have an exclusiveness on innovation. The unbelievably talented marketer at your agency is innovative. The enterprise company that helps fuel [...]

November 21st, 2018|

Women in Tech Podcast | Sara Brand: “Investing in Gender Matters”

The #WomenInTech Podcast features inspiring Women in Tech from Engineers to UX and UI Designers. On November 7th, Sara T. Brand of True Wealth VC discussed female entrepreneurs with host Espree Devora. The #womenintech Podcast is hosted by WeAreLATech's Espree Devora and features inspiring Women in Tech from Engineers, Female Founders, Investors, UX and UI Designers, [...]

November 15th, 2018|

EnVest: San Francisco, November 7th-8th, 2018

EnVest seeks to catalyze the “Environmental Economy” – bringing together active investors who believe we can use capitalism to address many of the world’s environmental challenges. EnVest is not a research or educational event. There will be no panels or speakers educating attendees about the world’s environmental challenges. Shaped by investors, for investors, EnVest curates deal flow [...]

November 8th, 2018|

All Raise: Inaugural Women Who Venture Summit

The All Raise Inaugural Women Who Venture Summit brought together 400+ women in tech venture capital to inspire each other, create powerful connections, and accelerate the growth of new leaders in tech. The tech ecosystem helps define the ways we live, work, communicate, and see the world. We believe that together, we can build a [...]

November 8th, 2018|

IGNITE: 2nd Annual Fire Pitch Competition – October 25, 2018

2nd Annual Fire Pitch Competition - October 25, 2018 The Annual Fire Pitch Competition is an initiative to spotlight the nation’s best women-led digital health startups. They hope to build a platform that connects women entrepreneurs and strengthens the healthcare innovation ecosystem by addressing funding disparities between men and women. Fire Pitch Competition is held in [...]

October 26th, 2018|

Speaker: Leveraging Gender Diversity for Financial Gain | San Antonio Startup Week

San Antonio Startup week is a celebration of entrepreneurs and local leaders in the San Antonio area. Kerry Rupp spoke on the panel, "Leveraging Gender Diversity for Financial Gain". In study after study, companies with more gender diverse teams have been shown to outperform financially. Yet the funding levels for women-led startups are still abysmal [...]

October 24th, 2018|