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.

March 6, 2019: Speaker – Girls Just Wanna Have Funds

Wondering what it's really like to raise money as a woman in a world where 98% of VC investment dollars go to men? On March 6, Austin Woman Magazine and the Texas Governor's Commission for Women will host Girls Just Wanna Have Funds, an open conversation about female entrepreneurs receiving funding in a man's world. [...]

2019-10-11T13:55:16-05:00March 7th, 2019|

March 1, 2019 – DivInc: 1st Annual Champions of Change Awards

True Wealth VC was nominated in the inaugural Champions of Change Awards hosted by DivInc. This special event recognized local individuals and organizations who not only hold diversity as a core value, they also “walk the talk” to make Austin a truly inclusive community. Learn more: https://divinc.org/awards.

2019-10-11T12:37:33-05:00March 1st, 2019|

February 10, 2019: 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 [...]

2019-06-19T16:23:14-05:00February 17th, 2019|

February 28, 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 [...]

2019-06-19T16:24:15-05:00February 9th, 2019|

Febuary 7, 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 [...]

2019-05-02T12:34:49-05:00February 8th, 2019|