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Jonathon Triest

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Bloomscape, Inc.

Seed Round in 2018
Bloomscape, Inc. operates as an online retailer of plants. It sells houseplants including tradescantia zebriana, pinstripe, hedgehog aloe, red prayer plant, bird’s nest fern, calathea beauty star, spider plant, philodendron heartleaf, and other related potted-plants. It also sells gift cards online. The company also provides Plant Mom service, a solution that allows customers to ask for advice from an expert. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

Punch List

Seed Round in 2020
PunchList was founded by a contractor and a real estate agent to solve a consistent pain point in the real estate transaction: completing inspection repairs fast, with quality, and with consistency from job to job. Building from their early success in their home base of Charleston, SC, their growing team of licensed contractors and support specialists now help thousands of agents and their clients across the US.

Workshop

Seed Round in 2021
Workshop makes meetings better through shared agendas, collaborative notes, and action item tracking all in one centralized location.

Shoot My Travel

Private Placement in 2019
Shoot My Travel Inc. operates a vacation photography platform that pairs travelers with local professional photographers to capture trip memories. The company allows travelers to have candid, real, and natural shots. Shoot My Travel Inc. was founded in 2015 and is based in Miami, Florida.

Welcome

Seed Round in 2020
Welcome designs and develops offer management and compensation platform for human resource (HR) team. Its platform helps to collaborate, approve workflow across the team, access real time insights, get notifications on candidate engagement, and set clear expectations about the role, compensation, equity, benefits, and mission. The company was founded in 2019 and is based in New York, New York.

Free Agency, Inc.

Seed Round in 2020
Free Agency, Inc., a talent agency, provides traditional recruiting services. It serves employers and job seekers. Free Agency, Inc. was founded in 2019 and is based in New York, New York.

Flud

Seed Round in 2011
Flud is a modern, beautiful and personalized mobile news ecosystem with a vision to empower it's users to interact with each other to access, engage and broadcast content that is relevant to them. You probably visit hundreds of sites a week to look at content you love, but, until now it's been a pain to do and far from classy.

Notify.me

Pre Seed Round in 2019
Notify is a platform that allows you to subscribe directly to content creators, their notifications open content on the native platform via deep link. Users get a clean and simple UI to manage their subscriptions and control what notifications they receive. Creators can manually send their notifications, or rely on their automatic service. they also have a browser extension for creators to help detect livestreams and video uploads at the precise time of publish. Notify supports all major social media platforms. The app features a chronological feed with category filters, loaded with a variety of creator/community building features such as timelines, streaks, tips (monetization), direct messaging, directory for official shows and podcasts, discover & trending pages and much more.

Deepgram, Inc.

Venture Round in 2016
Deepgram, Inc. designs and develops artificial intelligence based automatic speech recognition solutions. It offers Deepgram, a platform for enterprises to label, train, and deploy speech recognition models for converting audio data to start surfacing insights and automating actions. The company’s Deepgram also recognizes speech and language, searches for moments, and categorizes audio and video data. It serves individual developers and Fortune 500 companies. Deepgram, Inc. was founded in 2015 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Onboard (Onboard.io)

Seed Round in 2021
SaaS, B2B SaaS, Customer Onboarding, Customer Implementation, Automated Project Management, Customer Success Management, Project Management

Final

Seed Round in 2015
Final, Inc. provides a physical credit card and a mobile application that protects the users account from fraud, theft, breaches, and card cancellation. Its application allows users to give a credit card number to various merchants or a disposable one-time use number for one-off purchases. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Oakland, California. As of January 31, 2018, Final, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Lev

Seed Round in 2021
LEV is a tech-enabled commercial real estate broker for capital markets advisors. They use machine learning and artificial intelligence to identify the best financing scenarios and lenders for every deal, based on historical data and lender activity. The company technology quickly and automatically organizes deal- and property-related documents, while digitizing them for easier management and storage. LEV was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in New York, NY, USA.

NetPlenish

Seed Round in 2012
NetPlenish offers a mobile shopping service that provides users with the lowest prices on the products and services listed on a website. NetPlenish is the creator of a mobile-shopping app that finds the best prices on everyday items like toothpaste and toilet paper.

Trustpage

Seed Round in 2021
Trustpage provides AI-assisted trust centers for software teams, giving customers and vendors a single place to collaborate on security, privacy, and reliability. Customers get questions answered faster and more accurately while vendors are no longer stuck using email, spreadsheets, and external portals to communicate trust. Vendors also gain complete visibility into the trust process, helping them shorten sales cycles and better prioritize roadmaps.

HOOKED

Seed Round in 2015
HOOKED (formerly Telepathic) is redefining entertainment for the Snapchat generation. We’ve pioneered a new media format called chat fiction, which has become a phenomenon among teens and millennials in the past year. Hooked has reached 50MM readers and has hit the #1 spot in the App Store in 25 countries, including the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and S. Korea. We’re building the media company of the future - the next Netflix, the next Disney. Hooked has raised venture funding from top investors in Silicon Valley and Hollywood, including Ashton Kutcher, Jamie Foxx, Snoop Dogg, Mariah Carey, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, William Morris Endeavor, SV Angel, Founders Fund, Cowboy Ventures, Greylock and many more.

Boulevard

Series A in 2019
Boulevard is the premier salon and spa management platform designed to streamline operations, increase sales, and delight customers. Developed in collaboration with industry-leading owners and operators, the company’s all-in-one platform includes client self-scheduling, CRM, marketing, custom reporting, and integrated payment processing. Boulevard delivers an intuitive, modern SaaS solution to an industry traditionally underserved by technology, helping them unlock their full potential. Boulevard is based in Los Angeles and was founded in 2016 by Matt Danna and Sean Stavropoulos.

Umba

Private Placement in 2020
Umba is an African digital bank, offering free bank accounts and financial services to our customers. We provide an ecosystem of connected financial services that allows the customer complete control of their finances all in one App.

Chums Referral, Inc.

Seed Round in 2021
Chums Referral, Inc., doing business as Chums, operates an online website for finding and recommending products and services. It operates an online portal, which allows the users to find and share referral codes. It also develops a mobile application for referring products and services. The company was founded in 2019 and is based in Beverly Hills, California.

Notarize

Series D in 2021
Notarize operates an online notary public service that enables users to connect with a commissioned online eNotary public by live video call. It offers Notarize, a software service that allows clients to complete the notarization process remotely and entirely online; Notarize for business, a platform for organizations and developers to collect notarized documents; and Notarize for Mortgage, a platform that digitizes the closing process with technology to coordinate lenders, title companies, and borrowers online. Notarize's electronic notary public service is offered to customers via iOS, Android and web Pat Kinsel founded the company as 16 Pins in May 2015. Notarize has its headquarters in Boston in Massachusetts.

Circa

Convertible Note in 2012
More and more people are relying on mobile as their primary source of news yet the content itself continues to be produced in a format that translates very poorly to mobile devices. Rather than trying to shoehorn existing content into a new environment, Circa is creating the first born-on-mobile news experience. It will deliver news in a unique format – native to mobile devices with an experience intuitive to mobile users. Through comprehensive yet to-the-point news updates paired with an engrossing mobile experience, Circa redefines how news is produced, delivered and consumed. Circa is news reimagined. Circa was founded by [Matt Galligan](/person/matt-galligan), [Ben Huh](/person/ben-huh) and [Arsenio Santos](/person/arsenio-santos) in 2011.

HOOKED

Seed Round in 2016
HOOKED (formerly Telepathic) is redefining entertainment for the Snapchat generation. We’ve pioneered a new media format called chat fiction, which has become a phenomenon among teens and millennials in the past year. Hooked has reached 50MM readers and has hit the #1 spot in the App Store in 25 countries, including the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and S. Korea. We’re building the media company of the future - the next Netflix, the next Disney. Hooked has raised venture funding from top investors in Silicon Valley and Hollywood, including Ashton Kutcher, Jamie Foxx, Snoop Dogg, Mariah Carey, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, William Morris Endeavor, SV Angel, Founders Fund, Cowboy Ventures, Greylock and many more.

BigBrain

Seed Round in 2021
BigBrain is launching its BigBrain trivia game where you can win real-money prizes.

Signal Advisors

Seed Round in 2020
Signal Advisors USA, Inc., an insurance marketing organization, operates as a tech enabled distributor of financial products that serves independent financial advisors. It is a general agent for the sale of life insurance products through its software platform. Signal Advisors USA, Inc. was formerly known as Trueadvisors, Inc. and changed its name to Signal Advisors USA, Inc. in January 2019. The company was incorporated in 2018 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

Flex

Pre Seed Round in 2019
Flex enables renters to pay rent on a schedule that fits their personal finances.

uBeam

Debt Financing in 2013
SonicEnergy, Inc. is a wireless power startup that transmits power to charge electronic devices over-the-air. Its ultrasonic technology comprises a transmitter, which emits a high-frequency sound that is inaudible to users and their pets; and transmits power directly to receivers requesting power, which convert power to usable electrical energy using energy-harvesting technology. It was founded in 2012 and headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

Skurt

Series A in 2017
Skurt is a technology and logistics platform that offers the easiest way to get access to a car, and drive. With just a few taps users can have a car delivered right to their home, hotel or office and drive, anywhere. Customers request a rental on their phone and can have a car delivered to them within 60 minutes of booking. When they’re done, they set up a pick-up time and someone comes to get the car from wherever they are. Skurt is currently operating in Los Angeles, San Diego and Miami on both iOS and Android, and has delivered “tens of thousands of cars.”

Service

Angel Round in 2015
Home Service Concierge platform designed to help Service Pros and Consumers Search, Match, Chat, Hire and Pay.

Knock Knock Games Inc.

Private Placement in 2019
Knock Knock Games Inc. develops chat-native games to play on chat platforms. It offers Knock Knock, a mobile chat gaming platform that connects friends and play games through messaging apps. Knock Knock Games Inc. was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Italic, Inc.

Private Placement in 2018
Italic, Inc. operates as a marketplace that allows users to buy luxury goods from the factories. It offers products in the areas of bed linens and handbags, electric toothbrushes, and yoga gear. The company was incorporated in 2018 and is based in Walnut, California.

Canvs LLC

Venture Round in 2014
Canvs LLC provides develops software based on semantic analysis technology. The company measures the audience response and then by analyzing such response provides advisory services, such as branding, promotion, and advertisements. Its products include Canvs TV, allows companies to measure the emotional response on any owned page for a TV series; Canvs Surveys, a solution that automates time-consuming tasks involved in open-ended survey responses; Canvs watch, removes the doubt and uncertainty from content planning and creation by revealing what matters most: how viewers feel about what they’re watching; Canvs campaigns, used to create wrap-up reports; Canvs movies, enables the company to take decisions about marketing and distribution; Canvs publishers, helps publishers to respond to consumers’ needs; and Canvs APIs, enables businesses to integrate analytic data with other applications. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in New York, New York.

Sqwiggle, Inc.

Seed Round in 2013
Sqwiggle, Inc. develops Internet communication software applications. It offers Sqwiggle software that enables remote team to work together and discuss with their teammates; larger teams to stay organized; and users to share links, code, photos, and videos. The company is based in San Francisco, California.

Catalyst Software

Private Placement in 2018
Catalyst develops an intuitive Customer Success Platform (CSP) for customer sales teams, helping them reduce churn, drive product adoption, and build customer relationships at scale. It helps customer success managers to proactively take the right actions to prevent churn, such as receiving automated alerts when a customer is not using certain features that are critical to their success.

Honey

Seed Round in 2014
Designed to help consumers save time and money, Honey’s 10 million users worldwide, shop over 30,000 retailers knowing that Honey is finding the best deals and coupons for their everyday needs. The free browser extension automatically finds and applies coupons at checkout, it also helps users save money on Amazon by showing price history, best price detection and a product called Droplist that watches select products and sends notifications when it drops below a selected price.

Boxbee, Inc.

Seed Round in 2013
Boxbee originally launched its operations in NYC and San Francisco and built a software platform that supported personal storage operations. Iron Mountain merged the storage operations it acquired from Boxbee with Box Butler and Corovan made a comparable move with its consumer-facing brand Brute Box Moving. Today, Boxbee is managed and operated by Corovan and launched operations across major metropolitan areas in the State of California.

Lightyear

Private Placement in 2020
Lightyear is a developer of a web application platform that helps businesses save time and money in buying IT infrastructure. Its platform helps to navigate and manage the implementation of the entire IT buying process by signing contracts and handling renewals which switch analysis in the dashboard itself that enable businesses to save time and money while buying IT infrastructure online. Co-founded by Dennis Thankachan and Ryan Schrack in 2019, Lightyear is headquartered in New York.

Chalkfly

Series A in 2013
Chalkfly is reinventing the experience of buying office and school supplies online. With over 50,000 products, 24/7 customer service, a 365 return policy and a mission to change the world - Chalkfly is bringing excitement and purpose to the office supply world. Chalkfly customers can choose a teacher to receive five percent of their purchase. We believe that doing good is good business and we're committed to supporting the communities in which we serve. Founded in late 2012, Chalkfly is ranked as one of the fastest growing e-commerce companies in country (we’re the youngest member of the Internet Retailer’s Second 500 for 2013). Chalkfly is also proud to be ranked as one of Turnstone’s 2013 Best Young Companies To Work For. We’re proudly based in Detroit and through our amazing team and commitment to education, we hope to change the way supplies are bought online. Chalkfly is currently fundraising. We'd welcome the chance to explore partnership opportunities. Please reach out to smile@chalkfly.com if interested. Thank you!

Rent My Wardrobe

Pre Seed Round in 2019
Wardrobe Technologies, Inc. develops and offers Wardrobe, a peer-to-peer marketplace for the rental of luxury, designer, and vintage clothes. It includes renting, by browsing in application then book the selection, and when the rental period is over, the item is dropped at the company; and lending, which includes making selection, requesting pick up, creating closet, and adding items in the application. Wardrobe Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2018 and is based in New York, New York.

Rent My Wardrobe

Private Placement in 2019
Wardrobe Technologies, Inc. develops and offers Wardrobe, a peer-to-peer marketplace for the rental of luxury, designer, and vintage clothes. It includes renting, by browsing in application then book the selection, and when the rental period is over, the item is dropped at the company; and lending, which includes making selection, requesting pick up, creating closet, and adding items in the application. Wardrobe Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2018 and is based in New York, New York.

Final

Venture Round in 2015
Final, Inc. provides a physical credit card and a mobile application that protects the users account from fraud, theft, breaches, and card cancellation. Its application allows users to give a credit card number to various merchants or a disposable one-time use number for one-off purchases. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Oakland, California. As of January 31, 2018, Final, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Catalyst Software

Series B in 2020
Catalyst develops an intuitive Customer Success Platform (CSP) for customer sales teams, helping them reduce churn, drive product adoption, and build customer relationships at scale. It helps customer success managers to proactively take the right actions to prevent churn, such as receiving automated alerts when a customer is not using certain features that are critical to their success.

Worklife

Seed Round in 2015
WorkLife is a web app that helps teams have more productive meetings. It is a collaboration platform that automates best practices for managing meetings, projects and people and helps team to improve their performance by using it. It helps to create agendas, stay on track during the meeting, and ensure next steps will be done afterwards. WorkLife is founded in 2014 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Winnie

Series A in 2019
Winnie, Inc. operates an online childcare marketplace for parents to discover local daycares and preschools in the United States. It offers Winnie that is used by parents to learn about programs of daycares and preschools, including detailed descriptions, photos, tuition information, licensing status, availability data, and more. The company’s Winnie is used by childcare providers to fill their open spaces, build their wait lists, and get support and resources to run their business. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Italic, Inc.

Series A in 2018
Italic, Inc. operates as a marketplace that allows users to buy luxury goods from the factories. It offers products in the areas of bed linens and handbags, electric toothbrushes, and yoga gear. The company was incorporated in 2018 and is based in Walnut, California.

Honey

Series B in 2017
Designed to help consumers save time and money, Honey’s 10 million users worldwide, shop over 30,000 retailers knowing that Honey is finding the best deals and coupons for their everyday needs. The free browser extension automatically finds and applies coupons at checkout, it also helps users save money on Amazon by showing price history, best price detection and a product called Droplist that watches select products and sends notifications when it drops below a selected price.

Winnie

Private Placement in 2018
Winnie, Inc. operates an online childcare marketplace for parents to discover local daycares and preschools in the United States. It offers Winnie that is used by parents to learn about programs of daycares and preschools, including detailed descriptions, photos, tuition information, licensing status, availability data, and more. The company’s Winnie is used by childcare providers to fill their open spaces, build their wait lists, and get support and resources to run their business. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Mirror Contracts

Series A in 2015
Mirror operates an integrated platform that connects investors with underserved markets to facilitate price discovery in traditionally non-transparent ecosystems. Mirror allows its clients to construct security-based swaps that enable them to get long exposure into late-stage private companies, or short exposure to hedge current positions in their portfolio. Established in 2011, Mirror’s clientele is comprised of angel investors, venture capital funds, growth and private equity firms, hedge funds, and other institutional asset managers.
DreamCraft Entertainment Inc. develops a game creation and monetization platform that lets video game modders to create and monetize games without programming. Its platform allows game modders to create games without coding or drawing; and reach players across PC and mobile. The company was founded in 2018 and is based in San Mateo, California.

Density

Private Placement in 2018
Density measures how people use space in real-time without invading privacy. Using proprietary depth sensors and deep learning algorithms, the platform accurately and anonymously counts people in real time. Organizations use Density to improve efficiency and enhance occupant experience in buildings, workplaces, and real estate. Unlike a camera, Density's platform doesn't capture personally identifiable information and is purpose-built for accurately measuring how people use physical space.

Kickback, Co.

Seed Round in 2014
Kickback, Co. builds products for the esports industry. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Sherman Oaks, California.

Lumi Inc.

Seed Round in 2015
Lumi is a packaging supply chain platform for online brands, from small businesses to leading companies shipping millions of orders per month. Digital-native brands such as MeUndies, Threadless, Primary, and thousands of others rely on Lumi to supply unique and cost-effective unboxing experiences using their wide array of boxes, mailers, tape, and paper products available both custom-branded and plain. The Lumi Editor turns designs into production-ready artwork simplifying the traditional process of getting artwork proof. The Lumi Dashboard allows companies to quickly manage and re-order the supplies they need. Lumi works directly with factories around the world to produce and ship goods at competitive prices across a wide variety of manufacturing and printing techniques.

Dwolla

Private Placement in 2018
Dwolla, Inc. develops application program interface (API) solutions that facilitate bank transfers, manage customers, and verify bank accounts. The company offers Access API that enables users to link bank accounts and initiate transfers within their platform. It also provides Dwolla Dashboard and Admin, an intuitive interface for managing customers, viewing transactions, and finding business trends. Dwolla, Inc. was founded in 2010 and is based in Des Moines, Iowa.

Density

Series C in 2020
Density measures how people use space in real-time without invading privacy. Using proprietary depth sensors and deep learning algorithms, the platform accurately and anonymously counts people in real time. Organizations use Density to improve efficiency and enhance occupant experience in buildings, workplaces, and real estate. Unlike a camera, Density's platform doesn't capture personally identifiable information and is purpose-built for accurately measuring how people use physical space.

Bigscreen

Seed Round in 2017
Bigscreen, Inc. develops a social virtual desktop application that lets users use their computer in Virtual Reality on virtual screens. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Berkeley, California.

Haute Hijab, Inc.

Private Placement in 2019
Haute HIjab is the leading US hijab brand that operates at the intersection of fashion, technology, and retail. We’re are a global community that celebrates and empowers the hijab-wearing woman by designing innovative products fueled by an obsession with superior service and craftsmanship. Our goal is to create a world where every woman feels comfortable and confident.

Tally Technologies

Seed Round in 2015
Tally is a financial automation company that helps users manage multiple credit cards. It is the first app to unbundle the credit card, putting power back into the hands of consumers. With Tally, consumers can use their credit cards without unfair APRs, costly fees, and hassle of managing multiple cards. Tally was founded in 2015 by a team of credit experts, engineers, and designers who believe in a better credit card experience for consumers

SVT Robotics

Private Placement in 2020
SVT Robotics is a warehouse automation software intended to become a bridge between businesses and automation. The company's platform empowers growing companies to adopt disruptive robotics technologies and adapt to a rapidly evolving marketplace more quickly and with lower risk through seamless interoperability. SVT Robotics was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia.

Catalyst Software

Venture Round in 2018
Catalyst develops an intuitive Customer Success Platform (CSP) for customer sales teams, helping them reduce churn, drive product adoption, and build customer relationships at scale. It helps customer success managers to proactively take the right actions to prevent churn, such as receiving automated alerts when a customer is not using certain features that are critical to their success.

Scentbird

Seed Round in 2016
Scentbird is the only company that gives women who love switching perfumes access to hundreds of designer and niche fragrances for $14.95 a month. Our algorithm is placing each consumer in one of the 8 Fragrance archetypes which ensures accurate suggestions. Our technology is disrupting a $40B perfume market with margins as high as 70%.

Knock Knock Games Inc.

Private Placement in 2018
Knock Knock Games Inc. develops chat-native games to play on chat platforms. It offers Knock Knock, a mobile chat gaming platform that connects friends and play games through messaging apps. Knock Knock Games Inc. was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Ambassador

Series A in 2015
Ambassador provides referral, partner, and affiliate tracking and management. Ambassador is the best way to reward customers for promoting products online. Ambassador provides an end-to-end solution: you can create, track, and manage all your custom referral programs from a single dashboard. Build on the Ambassador API to seamlessly integrate into your own application, you can also integrate Ambassador into many popular 3rd party CRM, Email and Billing applications.

Message Me, Inc

Private Placement in 2019
Message Me, Inc owns and operates an online marketplace that retails beauty products. The company sells products for eyes, face, and lips. Message Me, Inc was founded in 2016 and is based in North Hollywood, California.

Alpha Outpost LLC

Seed Round in 2015
Alpha Outpost LLC provides online subscription based boxes for men that provide the tools and training based on various aspects of a man’s life. The company delivers curated boxes with different items centered around different stories and themes on monthly basis. It offers its products in the United States. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is based in Carol Stream, Illinois.

UpTo, Inc.

Seed Round in 2011
UpTo is a modern calendar that gives a more complete view of everything coming up that matters without the clutter. It creates a beautiful web calendar for their business or organization. The platform brings calendar to life and allows them to easily add events, without an IT department. Add events through an online account and watch them sync seamlessly across UpTo's mobile app and web calendars. Upto was established in 2011 and is based in Detroit, Michigan, United States.

Bloomscape, Inc.

Private Placement in 2018
Bloomscape, Inc. operates as an online retailer of plants. It sells houseplants including tradescantia zebriana, pinstripe, hedgehog aloe, red prayer plant, bird’s nest fern, calathea beauty star, spider plant, philodendron heartleaf, and other related potted-plants. It also sells gift cards online. The company also provides Plant Mom service, a solution that allows customers to ask for advice from an expert. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

Boulevard

Private Placement in 2019
Boulevard is the premier salon and spa management platform designed to streamline operations, increase sales, and delight customers. Developed in collaboration with industry-leading owners and operators, the company’s all-in-one platform includes client self-scheduling, CRM, marketing, custom reporting, and integrated payment processing. Boulevard delivers an intuitive, modern SaaS solution to an industry traditionally underserved by technology, helping them unlock their full potential. Boulevard is based in Los Angeles and was founded in 2016 by Matt Danna and Sean Stavropoulos.

Lob

Series B in 2017
Lob automates direct mail for modern businesses. More than 7,000 companies use Lob’s APIs to move faster and create new growth opportunities. Lob’s APIs dramatically reduce mail processing time, reclaiming thousands of hours and improving data quality. One in four households in the U.S. have received mail generated through Lob’s platform. Headquartered in San Francisco, Lob is backed by leading investors including Y Combinator, First Round Capital and Polaris Partners.

DreamCraft Entertainment Inc.

Private Placement in 2020
DreamCraft Entertainment Inc. develops a game creation and monetization platform that lets video game modders to create and monetize games without programming. Its platform allows game modders to create games without coding or drawing; and reach players across PC and mobile. The company was founded in 2018 and is based in San Mateo, California.

Scout

Seed Round in 2020
Scout is the startup that serves as an all-in-one workflow tool for sneaker resellers. The platform integrates all the functions that the professional reseller needs. The company plans to use the funding to grow its engineering team, accelerate development, and scale to match increased demand.

Density

Seed Round in 2014
Density measures how people use space in real-time without invading privacy. Using proprietary depth sensors and deep learning algorithms, the platform accurately and anonymously counts people in real time. Organizations use Density to improve efficiency and enhance occupant experience in buildings, workplaces, and real estate. Unlike a camera, Density's platform doesn't capture personally identifiable information and is purpose-built for accurately measuring how people use physical space.

Punch List

Seed Round in 2020
Punch List, Inc. develops mobile application that enables independent contractors and homeowners to complete successful remodels together. It provides onboarding services, payment solutions, real time communication services with contractors, and tracking services. The company was incorporated in 2018 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Knock Knock Games Inc.

Seed Round in 2018
Knock Knock Games Inc. develops chat-native games to play on chat platforms. It offers Knock Knock, a mobile chat gaming platform that connects friends and play games through messaging apps. Knock Knock Games Inc. was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Comparably

Venture Round in 2016
Comparably provides the most accurate and comprehensive compensation and culture data, to understand employees' true value and needs to make work better.

Boxbee, Inc.

Series A in 2014
Boxbee originally launched its operations in NYC and San Francisco and built a software platform that supported personal storage operations. Iron Mountain merged the storage operations it acquired from Boxbee with Box Butler and Corovan made a comparable move with its consumer-facing brand Brute Box Moving. Today, Boxbee is managed and operated by Corovan and launched operations across major metropolitan areas in the State of California.

Beauty By Design

Private Placement in 2018
Beauty By Design is a modern technology-led retail called prescriptive commerce, which can prescribe the solution faster and more accurately using digital technology. Beauty By Design is a vertically integrated, personalized skincare platform that solves the well-known problem of selecting and buying the right skincare products for skin types.

Winnie

Private Placement in 2019
Winnie, Inc. operates an online childcare marketplace for parents to discover local daycares and preschools in the United States. It offers Winnie that is used by parents to learn about programs of daycares and preschools, including detailed descriptions, photos, tuition information, licensing status, availability data, and more. The company’s Winnie is used by childcare providers to fill their open spaces, build their wait lists, and get support and resources to run their business. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Flywheel

Seed Round in 2014
Flywheel helps creatives do their best work through a series of well-designed products and resources, including its namesake product, a delightful WordPress hosting platform, and Local by Flywheel, a fuss-free local development application. The company is laser-focused on crafting sleek and simple tools that allow users to quickly build, launch, and manage any and all of their WordPress sites. From small agencies to giant clients, Flywheel products have helped over 100,000 people scale their business on the WordPress platform.

Republic Project

Series A in 2012
Republic Project is a rapid rich media innovator whose intuitive, easy-to-use creative production toolset enables the fastest deployment of Facebook Rich Media Posts. Republic Project’s responsive ad serving technology ensures consistent rich media performance across all mobile screens and platforms. Republic Project is part of DG MediaMind -- the largest media-independent third party ad server – allowing brands to manage, serve and analyze their Facebook rich media campaigns alongside all other display channels within MediaMind’s award-winning campaign management platform. Built for brands/agencies/studios to reach the new social/mobile audience without the complexities and cost of traditional media solutions. Backed by Google Ventures, Venture51, EchoVC and several prominent Angels.

Paperspace

Seed Round in 2016
Paperspace is a high-performance cloud computing and ML development platform for building, training and deploying machine learning models. Tens of thousands of individuals, startups and enterprises use Paperspace to iterate faster and collaborate on intelligent, real-time prediction engines.

SVT Robotics

Pre Seed Round in 2019
SVT Robotics is a warehouse automation software intended to become a bridge between businesses and automation. The company's platform empowers growing companies to adopt disruptive robotics technologies and adapt to a rapidly evolving marketplace more quickly and with lower risk through seamless interoperability. SVT Robotics was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia.

Nestio, Inc.

Seed Round in 2013
Funnel offers a complete marketing and leasing management solution for residential landlords and brokers. From top national management companies to boutique brokerages, thousands of multifamily professionals rely on Funnel’s intuitive software to manage their inventory from one place, optimize the tenant experience from prospect to close, and drive more revenue. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in New York, New York.

Cucumbertown

Seed Round in 2012
If you are even thinking about food blogs, Cucumbertown is one place you have to check out. It's a blogging platform that designed for the needs of a food blogger. This means that the platform is working towards making the lives of food bloggers better so that they can spend more and more time concentrating on creating content for their blog rather than worrying about SEO for their blog. Now, you can have your cake and eat it too with Cucumbertown monetisation.

Creative Market Labs, Inc.

Venture Round in 2012
Creative Market Labs, Inc. owns and operates a platform for purchase and sell of handcrafted and mouse made design content online. The company allows users to learn, share, and connect with a community of like-minded creators. It provides access to ready-to-use design assets, such as photos, graphics, templates, themes, fonts, add-ons, and three dimensional (3D) images. Creative Market Labs, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is based in Austin, Texas. As of April 30, 2020, Creative Market Labs, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Dribbble Holdings Ltd.

DataPad

Seed Round in 2013
Agile data discovery for teams DataPad’s goal is to enable true data democracy for business people in small and medium enterprises by building better visual analytics tools. We aim to make short work of integrating local and cloud data seamlessly, and to create a nexus to collaborate on and share data, from anywhere and on any device.

Lob

Seed Round in 2013
Lob automates direct mail for modern businesses. More than 7,000 companies use Lob’s APIs to move faster and create new growth opportunities. Lob’s APIs dramatically reduce mail processing time, reclaiming thousands of hours and improving data quality. One in four households in the U.S. have received mail generated through Lob’s platform. Headquartered in San Francisco, Lob is backed by leading investors including Y Combinator, First Round Capital and Polaris Partners.

Cleanly

Seed Round in 2015
Cleanly, Inc. provides on-demand laundry and dry cleaning services through its website and mobile application. It also offers Cleanly Reserve, a laundry and dry cleaning subscription service. Cleanly, Inc. was founded in 2013 and is based in Manhattan, New York. The company has locations in New York and Brooklyn, New York; and Washington, Districts of Columbia. As of March 10, 2020, Cleanly, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Next Cleaners LLC.

Guest House

Seed Round in 2021
Guest House is a home staging and home furnishing marketplace that provides real estate services. The company's platform simplifies the entire staging process, with real interior designers who provide in-person installations, furnishings from premium brands and local makers, and free listing photography delivered in as little as one week. It allows homebuyers to scan a QR code to purchase anything inside staged properties – from a few products to a full room to the entire interior, making furnishing more convenient than ever before.

LaunchKey

Seed Round in 2012
LaunchKey is a multifactor authentication (MFA) and realtime authorization platform that leverages the mobile devices end-users already own for password-free login, 2-step verification, step-up and adaptive authentication, realtime transaction authorization, on-demand identity verification, multi-party approval, and more -- all through one unified solution that virtually any online or connected application can leverage. It is now a part of iovation, an online and mobile fraud prevention and advanced device-based authentication. Learn more about LaunchKey MFA: https://www.iovation.com/launchkey-mfa

uBeam

Series A in 2014
SonicEnergy, Inc. is a wireless power startup that transmits power to charge electronic devices over-the-air. Its ultrasonic technology comprises a transmitter, which emits a high-frequency sound that is inaudible to users and their pets; and transmits power directly to receivers requesting power, which convert power to usable electrical energy using energy-harvesting technology. It was founded in 2012 and headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

Minbox Inc.

Seed Round in 2015
All of Minbox is real-time, including comments. Engage others in conversation on a file or in a project. Or click on an image to leave an annotation. Simply type the @ symbol and a menu will appear to mention any of your team members. Draw their attention to something specific anywhere in the app.

Boulevard

Private Placement in 2020
Boulevard is the premier salon and spa management platform designed to streamline operations, increase sales, and delight customers. Developed in collaboration with industry-leading owners and operators, the company’s all-in-one platform includes client self-scheduling, CRM, marketing, custom reporting, and integrated payment processing. Boulevard delivers an intuitive, modern SaaS solution to an industry traditionally underserved by technology, helping them unlock their full potential. Boulevard is based in Los Angeles and was founded in 2016 by Matt Danna and Sean Stavropoulos.

Wag

Seed Round in 2015
Wag is a mobile application used to instantly find trusted and certified dog walkers. You’ll receive a push notification when the walk starts, followed by real-time GPS tracking of the walk. Once the walk is complete, you’ll receive a report card with a photo, notes, the distance traveled, and a pee/poop report.

Haute Hijab, Inc.

Seed Round in 2019
Haute HIjab is the leading US hijab brand that operates at the intersection of fashion, technology, and retail. We’re are a global community that celebrates and empowers the hijab-wearing woman by designing innovative products fueled by an obsession with superior service and craftsmanship. Our goal is to create a world where every woman feels comfortable and confident.

Pulsa

Seed Round in 2020
Pulsa makes telemetry sensors that gives customers a real-time summary of all tracked inventory. Pulsa manufactures a differential pressure sensor for bulk and cryogenic gases, a high pressure sensor for cylinder gases, and weight sensors for hard goods (e.g., fasteners, medical supplies), chemicals, & cryogenic gases. Through purpose-built hardware and advanced machine learning, we can understand variable consumption and tell our customers when they actually need to replace or reorder inventory.

Density

Private Placement in 2020
Density measures how people use space in real-time without invading privacy. Using proprietary depth sensors and deep learning algorithms, the platform accurately and anonymously counts people in real time. Organizations use Density to improve efficiency and enhance occupant experience in buildings, workplaces, and real estate. Unlike a camera, Density's platform doesn't capture personally identifiable information and is purpose-built for accurately measuring how people use physical space.

Notarize

Seed Round in 2016
Notarize operates an online notary public service that enables users to connect with a commissioned online eNotary public by live video call. It offers Notarize, a software service that allows clients to complete the notarization process remotely and entirely online; Notarize for business, a platform for organizations and developers to collect notarized documents; and Notarize for Mortgage, a platform that digitizes the closing process with technology to coordinate lenders, title companies, and borrowers online. Notarize's electronic notary public service is offered to customers via iOS, Android and web Pat Kinsel founded the company as 16 Pins in May 2015. Notarize has its headquarters in Boston in Massachusetts.

Lev

Series A in 2021
LEV is a tech-enabled commercial real estate broker for capital markets advisors. They use machine learning and artificial intelligence to identify the best financing scenarios and lenders for every deal, based on historical data and lender activity. The company technology quickly and automatically organizes deal- and property-related documents, while digitizing them for easier management and storage. LEV was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in New York, NY, USA.

Hipster

Seed Round in 2011
Hipster is creating a real-time, visual public record of the world’s locations. Using their iPhones and Android devices, people share where they are and what they are doing by sending their friends a photographic postcard. The postcards become permanently attached to the locations they were sent from, and are forever accessible to all those who come later. Based in SOMA, San Francisco, and founded in 2010 by Doug Ludlow, Ethan Czahor, and Steffen Hoffman.