Mezli is a Michelin star chef teamed up with engineers making the first autonomous kitchen for Mediterranean eats. Their brand is focused on beauty yet simplicity, high quality ingredients delivered. They are a YC class of '21 and are invested in by Metaplanet.
3Ten8 is building a HyperNetwork, a decentralized network of in-situ data. Local AI agents push updates, like weights, to the global aI “HyperNetwork” where their collective intelligence is then pushed back to each node yet maintaining the privacy of each company. The seamless structure shared within 5G will allow companies to collaborate for innovation without sacrificing privacy. The round is led by Social Capital, 500 Startups, and Alchemist Accelerator.
The Riveter is a coworking space empowering women and improving gender equality, diversity, and underrepresented parents and founders within the tech scene. It and has won numerous accolades has 9 coworking spaces and is still building. The round is led by Backstage Capital.
Alphaflow buys loans from private lenders, which they package and sell them to institutional investors. On average they collect up to .75% of the loan price and a 1% servicing fee. Alphaflow notably also created a one-stop shop for private lenders to manage their portfolio of loans. They are funded by Clocktower Technology Ventures, Point 72 Ventures, 10X Capital, and Social Capital.
EnergyX is a spinoff of one of the core Tesla teams and is partnered with Dr. John Goodenough, a Nobel Prize scientist who invented the lithium battery. They are making lithium batteries, better. Round led by Helios Capital and University of Texas.
Blockable targets the issue of gentrification by partnering with property developers to find the cheapest land and build. It is founded by a team from Harvard law in M&A real estate transactions and a 2x founder within the consumer space, and who built Amazon Go and Amazon Books. Co-invested with Vulcan and Kapor Capital.
Talla is a RPA software powering customer support teams. Tala learns over time, amalgamating information from Google Docs, Github, Salesforce, PDFs, Gmail and practically anything it has access to make smart decisions and guide customers. Led by Calcanis, PJC, Avalon Ventures.
Arc is the easiest way to find remote developer jobs. Remote work democratizes access to talent from across the world. As the saying goes, Silicon Valley is not a place but a mindset, we are excited to partake in a revolution where the best talent gets paid, regardless of location. Invested in by Foundry Group, Techstars, Y Combinator, and 500 Startups.
Move is the most elegant, beautiful digital market you will ever see. With its minimalistic yet high quality ingredients from Michelin producers, and items from A-list celebs, it is luxury democratized. Accelerated by Y combinator and funded by major celebs inclusive of Adrian Greiner, Joe Montana, and Matt Bellamy.
Tost is a luxury vegan, alcoholic-free champagne beverage. Featured in The NY Times, GQ, Vogue, Forbes, Glamour, Esquire, and in Tiffany and Co gift boxes. Can be bought at your local Balducci’s , Food 52, Crate & Barrel, and Whole Foods.
Uptown Network is a gifting and menu service for hoteliers, with partnerships spanning Marriott, Hilton, Hershey Resorts, and Waldorf Astoria. Led by Arc Angels NYC.
Weclikd is our in-house platform that concomitantly that scalps data across the web and delivers real-time news. We let individuals chart analytics, returns from their commentary, and invest in other ideas through microtransactions and subscriptions. Think Bloomberg Terminal with a friendlier GUI for all, made by Bruin engineers, patented Harvard lawyers.
Season Three is an active lifestyle brand featured on Vogue, Esquire, GQ and Highsnobiety. Founded by two MIT grads and a JP Morgan alumn, the footwear brand penetrates the intersection of city and outdoors performance wear. You can probably wear this under a suit, too. Co-invested with General Catalyst, Rough Draft Ventures, Met Fund, and SKU'D Ventures.
Lora DiCarlo is a CES robotics company and sex tech startup empowering women to discover their sexuality. Its robotics features and technology mimic the delicate finesses of human touch and movement. Its investors and head of marketing is Cara Delevingne.
Kanthaka is an app that connects people with personal fitness trainers. It's more personal than trainers via Mirror and Peloton, and at-home videos that one can barely get through. Led by Capital Factory and One Planet Ops.
Quinomedical connects patients with doctors abroad. Platforms are things that scale, and the ease and use of doctors at the touch of demand is necessary, especially for inadvertent injuries abroad. It's difficult to find medical care in a country where you can barely fathom the language, and Quinomedical serves this dire need. The round is led by 500 Startups, VU Venture Partners, and Kima Ventures.
Lupii is vegan, lupini bean snack company. It is made from the Lupini bean, an excellent source of whole protein originated from ancient Egypt. It is featured on Refinery29, Well + Good, and Men's Health. Invested in by Human Ventures and Simple Food Ventures.
Miso is a lifestyle Korean startup, allowing one to book over 70+ home services. Backed by Chamath, Social Capital, Addventure and Y Combinator.
FullSkoop is a smart food company employing smart fridges and phones to make farm to fresh meals more accessible. It is the creation of Chef Jonnatan Leiva, a celebrated and award-winning chef with over a decade of experience in fine dining and Michelin-starred restaurants.
Our Health Mate is a 3P platform connecting patients to their platform providers. The goal is to reduce costs within the healthcare sector allowing patients to choose their doctors and gain ease of use. This is imperative to countries such as India or emerging countries without adequate infrastructure. The round is led by 500 Startups.
Lawchamps is a platform connecting lawyers with clients, democratizing access to legal help and reducing costs. The round is led by First Round Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners.
Worklete saves worker injuries via a fun, fitness instructional platform. Led by Kapor Capital.
We were inspired to invest in Knightscope as he is seen throughout Westfield mall and corporate buildings. Knightscope records real-time footage of passerbys, and while maintains an innocuous demeanor, the slightest movements deter attackers. His sheer heavy weight makes him difficult to displace, making him a formidable foe. Invested in by Silicon Valley Bank and Garage Technology Ventures.
Kanda is affirm for general contractors. It allows individuals to finance their services, and contractors to get paid immediately in full. Invested in by Soma Capital.
Place allows real-time forecasting of business financial data. This allows for streamlining organizational processes, accurate financial reporting to investors, and forecasting potential revenue drivers. Led by Gaingels and Geekdom fund.
Bee simplifies the process of obtaining a mortgage. As mortgage loans are increasingly more difficult to obtain and the housing markets rise, there is an adamant pain point being addressed to pair buyers with the best mortgage lenders on the market. Led by Bay Wharf Capital.
Arlene is a turnkey shopping solution for experiential shopping and virtual tours. Some notable partnerships are with Tapestry, The Sill, and Disney. Led by Math Capital.
inBalance is developed by a team of hedge fund managers from University of Cambridge to manage electricity assets. As the world becomes more contingent upon evs, finding areas power assets will be vital. Accelerated by Y combinator.
Mobility is the single largest problem faced by people with disabilities and the elderly. Udaan empowers individuals with disabilities to take control of their independence.
Atreyu is a high-tech electronic brokerage connecting quantitative managers to U.S. markets. The platform mainly targets boutique to mid-sized quantitative firms that do not need the full-suite solutions of large custodial bulge brackets, but more support via backtesting than most individual traders. Round led by Decathlon Capital Partners, Scott Technology, and Innovation Center of Omaha.
Tracflo is a fintech platform allowing contractors to mitigate risk and minimize project downtime. It provides a central location to input, track, and approve changes on site, minimizing dispute and flawlessly orchestrating the whole development project. Round led by Rough Draft Ventures, Plug and Play, and MIT labs.
Self Decode is a personalized AI doctor, digital health coach, and analysis lab that provides daily detailed analysis.
Prescribe is a team from IIT-Madras creating a 24/7 virtual clinic powered by bots from Whatsapp. Healthcare is largely fragmented, inaccessible, and a convoluted process. By implementing with a popular app everyone already has acclimated to, Prescribe makes healthcare more convenient.
Wefunder democratizes investing to some of the most high quality start-ups vetted by top investment firms. Unlike Assure, AngelList, or Glassboard, investors and startups join the platform and raise directly without having to pay exorbitant legal fees or carry. We invested in the platform itself and many startups they fund, and are excited to join them on this journey.
Earnest Capital focuses on platforms that scale, with a preference for bootstrapped founders in the B2B enterprise space.
Innamed personalizes medicine, running over 24 laboratory tests in the comfort of your home. They do this via patented electrochemical blood analysis technology and cloud-computing, responding in real time if patients need acute care. Round led by Metadera Capital, DCVC, and Dorm Room Fund.
Miso Robotics is a B2B robotic arm developed by a venture firm, Wavemaker labs to assist chefs. Miso concomitantly minimizes precarious situations for chefs and increases productivity via automation. Round led by Mag Ventures.
Limeloop is data-driven reusable packaging without the waste. They gather data from shipping experience to logistics every step of the way. Invested in by Third Derivative, Sequoia Scout, City Light Ventures, and Stroubel Foundation.
Yummy Future provides robotic solutions for food and beverage retailing. Invested in by iVenture Accelerator and YC.
Avion is an autonomous aerial network that delivers medicals and vaccine supplies via drones.
Koning Breast CT will dramatically improve the way clinicians visualize & evaluate breast tissue. Future versions of our technology are expected to optimize early disease detection, diagnosis, intervention & treatment in numerous areas of the body. Founded by team from BCG and funded by Dingxin and Sansar Capital.
Accelerate 3D is building the future of American 3D-printed manufacturing focusing on large-size, high-speed 3D printing. Founder Riley Knox leveraged his mechanical engineer training and entrepreneurial skills to create an innovative 3D printing machine in his garage that prints large scale parts much more quickly and often for half the cost. Accelerated by Stanley Robotics and Techstars Accelerator
Factmata is an artificial intelligence company for automated content understanding. Led by Mark Cuban and Mark Pincus.
Customer.io is an automated messaging platform for tech-savvy marketers who want more control and flexibility to craft and send data-driven emails, push notifications, and SMS messages. Led by Seven Peaks Ventures.