Next Coast Ventures

Next Coast Ventures is a venture capital firm specializing in incubation, seed, startup, mid venture, early venture, emerging growth, bridge and growth capital. It focuses on software-powered, full-stack business models designed for digital natives. The firm seeks to invest in technology, health care technology, internet and direct marketing, education, B2B, B2C, and retail sector. It invests in Austin Area, Midwest and Mountain. It typically invests between $4 million and $6 million. Next Coast Ventures was founded in 2015 and is based in Austin, Texas.

Thomas Ball

Co-Founder and MD

Ben Beverly

Senior Associate

Julian Castelli

Venture Partner

Jason Dorsey

Venture Partner

Zaz Floreani

Principal

Ricky Garcia

Senior Associate

Tatiana Gaspar

Associate, Eta

Jonathan B. Kaplan

COO

Dagney Pruner

Director of Marketing Communications

Adam Rogers

Partner

DS

Dustin Sellers

Partner, Eta

Mike Smerklo

Co-Founder and MD

MA

Michael A. Smerklo

Co-Founder and MD

Michael Tian

Associate

AW

Anthony Walke

Partner

Anthony Talbert Walker

Partner, Eta

81 past transactions

Phlur

Series A in 2019
PHLUR is a provider of an inaugural line of unisex fragrances designed to make fragrances that smell as accurate as of its ingredients. The company's fragrances offer a unique balance of premium ingredients and environmentally responsible practices, enabling users to purchase better quality colognes and perfumes online or from its retail store at a reasonable price.

Eterneva, Inc.

Series A in 2021
Eterneva, Inc. processes diamonds from cremated remains of humans and pets. It offers a diamond in different weight, color, and cut, and mounts it onto a piece of jewelry. The company process includes welcome-kit, carbon purification, diamond growth stage, diamond quality assessment, diamond cutting, grading and engraving, and setting a diamond. Eterneva, Inc. was founded in 2016 and is based in Austin, Texas.

Diligent Robotics

Series A in 2020
Diligent Robotics develops technically advanced robots with mobile manipulation, social intelligence, and human-guided learning capabilities to collaborate with and adapt to humans in everyday environments. Diligent Robotics' service robots are designed to participate and work together with teams of humans. The company's first product, Moxi, is a hospital robot assistant that helps clinical staff with logistical tasks, allowing them to have more time on direct patient care, improving patient satisfaction, quality of service, and safety.

Enboarder

Series A in 2021
Enboarder is an onboarding and engagement platform that focuses on new hire experience and engagement rather than just tasks, forms and paperwork. The workflow engine accomplishes this by coaching managers via mobile phone at all stages during the onboarding process. It turns busy hiring managers into rock stars in the eyes of their new employees by ensuring they know what to do to “wow their new hires”. For new employees, Enboarder delivers rich engaging content directly to their mobile phones from the moment they sign their offer letter. There are no applications to be downloaded, no usernames or logins. Enboarder just works…on any device. Best of all, HR can construct and build engaging workflows on their own, without requiring help or resources from IT, consultants or creative staff. Enboarder can be implemented rapidly and works seamlessly with your existing HR technology applications.

LeanDNA

Series B in 2019
LeanDNA is an analytics platform that enables manufacturers to optimize inventory, avoid shortages, and improve on-time delivery. Leveraging predictive analytics and prescriptive AI to power actionable, automated recommendations, the LeanDNA platform promotes real-time collaboration and standardization across systems, suppliers and sites, unlocking working capital for the business. Its cloud-based predictive analytics and decision support software allows teams across the organization to work together in real time to hit inventory reduction goals. LeanDNA was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Diligent Robotics

Series B in 2022
Diligent Robotics develops technically advanced robots with mobile manipulation, social intelligence, and human-guided learning capabilities to collaborate with and adapt to humans in everyday environments. Diligent Robotics' service robots are designed to participate and work together with teams of humans. The company's first product, Moxi, is a hospital robot assistant that helps clinical staff with logistical tasks, allowing them to have more time on direct patient care, improving patient satisfaction, quality of service, and safety.

Kronologic, Inc.

Seed Round in 2020
Kronologic is an A.I. powered active scheduling platform that generates revenue and lowers cost. $4.8B is spent generating B2B inbound leads, yet the average response time is 42 hours, with 58% never following up at all. Companies using Kronologic have a 100% email follow up rate and an invite on the calendar in under 60s, ensuring no potential customer is missed. It was incorporated in 2018 and is based in Austin, Texas.

AaDya Security

Seed Round in 2022
AaDya Security Inc. develops, owns, and operates a platform that offers cyber security software for small and medium businesses. Its products include Marzo4, a cyber security protection platform for businesses. The company’s platform helps in password management, anti-phishing, and endpoint protection. The company was incorporated in 2019 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

FloorFound

Series A in 2022
FloorFound is a Resale-as-a-Service that manages the returns and re-sale of big and bulky items for the eCommerce retailers. The company provides an end-to-end turnkey solution to manage the oversized eCommerce re-sale process from the point of return to reselling the products directly to the customers. Its mission is to enable retailers to capture unclaimed customer segments and revenue by establishing their right to participate in the circular economy. FloorFound was co-founded by Chris Richter and Ryan Matthews and it is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Dosh App

Series A in 2018
Dosh is a fast growing cash back card-linked ecosystem that drives in-store sales through contextually relevant offers. Brands utilize Dosh’s real-time behavioral and transactional data to convert new customers, increase frequency, and average order value – tracking marketing dollars to every transaction and bench marking performance against competition. By shifting advertising dollars directly to consumers through Dosh, brands are proven to drive sales and positive brand propagation.

Steadily

Series A in 2021
Steadily Insurance Agency, Inc. provides insurance services of properties to the landlord. It covers various types of damages, such as fire, water, liability protection, medical, settlement costs, volcanic eruption, explosion, and other coverages. It also provides insurance services online. The company was incorporated in 2019 and is based in Austin, Texas.

Osano

Series A in 2019
Osano is an easy-to-use data privacy platform that instantly helps a website become compliant with laws such as GDPR and CCPA. Osano works to keep the user out of trouble and monitors all of the vendors they share data with. Osano's team of CIPPs and attorneys reviews and objectively grades the privacy practices of more than 10,000 vendors. We use a proprietary 163 item ontology that maps closely to NIST and ISO privacy standards.

Colorcast

Seed Round in 2022
Developer of an audio-first platform designed to enhance live shared visual events with diversity of choice in audio commentary. The company's platform connects streaming commentators to audiences of sports fanatics and event consumers, enabling users to add a unique take on the latest sports game, controversial political episode, live awards show, or any engaging event. Imagine this: athletes, comedians, and average Joes, all sharing their hot-takes on live sports—totally unfiltered. Who doesn’t want to hear Snoop talk up Bron Bron while the Lakers crush the Celtics? And, what about you? Who's your team? What's your take? We're changing the live sports viewing experience forever. Listen to who you want, with who you want, for as long as you want.

First Dollar, Inc.

Series A in 2022
First Dollar, Inc. provides health saving account (HSA) services through its platform. It also offers health care products and provides health plans, prescriptions, primary care, urgent care, dental, vision, and wellness services. The company was incorporated in 2019 and is based in Austin, Texas.

Aclaimant, Inc.

Series B in 2021
Aclaimant offers a risk reduction platform designed to save time and money on workplace incidents and insurance. It engages the employee, employer, and insurance carrier in making workplace incidents everyone’s responsibility. The Aclaimant system comes with three great tools that are easy to use in reporting and resolving workplace incidents. The company was founded in 2013 and based in Chicago, Illinois.

EverlyWell

Venture Round in 2019
EverlyWell is a digital health platform that provides at-home health tests and lab results. Tests includes metabolism, food sensitivity, cardiovascular, inflammation, cholesterol and lipids, sleep and stress, and many more. EverlyWell ships the kit to your home, you send your sample to an EverlyWell lab, and you receive your clear results online. Founded in 2015, the company is based in Austin, Texas.

BrainCheck, Inc.

Series B in 2021
BrainCheck, Inc. provides cognitive health solutions to healthcare and athletic organizations in the United States to assess and monitor cognitive health and share changes with clinicians. It offers BrainCheck, a screening tool that works on iOS and Android devices and helps individuals to make informed decisions about their cognitive health concerns, such as concussion and memory changes. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Houston, Texas.

CoreChain Technologies

Seed Round in 2022
CoreChain Technologies is a business-to-business payments network built on blockchain technology.

Dosh App

Seed Round in 2017
Dosh is a fast growing cash back card-linked ecosystem that drives in-store sales through contextually relevant offers. Brands utilize Dosh’s real-time behavioral and transactional data to convert new customers, increase frequency, and average order value – tracking marketing dollars to every transaction and bench marking performance against competition. By shifting advertising dollars directly to consumers through Dosh, brands are proven to drive sales and positive brand propagation.

CrowdHealth

Venture Round in 2021
CrowdHealth is an anti-health insurance company creating a low cost, easy to use, tech enabled alternative.

Kronologic, Inc.

Seed Round in 2020
Kronologic is an A.I. powered active scheduling platform that generates revenue and lowers cost. $4.8B is spent generating B2B inbound leads, yet the average response time is 42 hours, with 58% never following up at all. Companies using Kronologic have a 100% email follow up rate and an invite on the calendar in under 60s, ensuring no potential customer is missed. It was incorporated in 2018 and is based in Austin, Texas.

Able

Seed Round in 2021
Able is a mobile app that allows the users to manage their income.

Architect.io, Inc.

Seed Round in 2022
Architect.io, Inc. provides a platform for managing and developing cloud applications. It also provides networking between related microservices to provide push-button, end-2-end deployments for complex systems. The company was founded in 2019 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

Submittable, Inc.

Series C in 2022
Submittable helps thousands of organizations worldwide collect and review any type of content in one easy-to-use platform. It was launched by three creatives, a writer, a filmmaker, and a musician, who wanted to simplify the process of submitting their work. Today, Submittable is a cloud-based submission management platform that makes it easy to accept, review, and make decisions on any kind of digital content online. Submittable has collected more than 10 million submissions from thousands of customers worldwide and is backed by True Ventures, Next Frontier Capital, The Knight Foundation, StartFund, 77Ventures, Y Combinator, and a few other amazing investors. The platform mission is to make a crappy process better for as many people as possible. Submittable was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Missoula, Montana, USA, and with an office in New York.

Enboarder

Series B in 2022
Enboarder is an onboarding and engagement platform that focuses on new hire experience and engagement rather than just tasks, forms and paperwork. The workflow engine accomplishes this by coaching managers via mobile phone at all stages during the onboarding process. It turns busy hiring managers into rock stars in the eyes of their new employees by ensuring they know what to do to “wow their new hires”. For new employees, Enboarder delivers rich engaging content directly to their mobile phones from the moment they sign their offer letter. There are no applications to be downloaded, no usernames or logins. Enboarder just works…on any device. Best of all, HR can construct and build engaging workflows on their own, without requiring help or resources from IT, consultants or creative staff. Enboarder can be implemented rapidly and works seamlessly with your existing HR technology applications.

Navegate, Inc.

Venture Round in 2018
Navegate is a global supply chain management company providing best-in-class supply chain management software and logistics management. The company also provides compliance and technology consulting services. Above all else, Navegate works to democratize the digital supply chain by giving businesses the power to build the digitally-enabled supply chains leveraged by the world's largest brands.

CrowdHealth

Seed Round in 2022
CrowdHealth is an anti-health insurance company creating a low cost, easy to use, tech enabled alternative.

Tenfold

Series B in 2018
Tenfold helps companies have better customer conversations by putting the customer information into action on the phone in real-time. The company's software enables businesses to have better customer conversations. Its intelligent integrated desktop agent amplifies good customer engagement technology. Tenfold brings together the power of voice and intelligence of CRM for better customer conversations.

UpEquity

Series B in 2021
UpEquity is a tech-enabled mortgage platform creating a better way to buy a home. We've reinvented the mortgage process to shift the economics in favor of the borrower, while making the entire home buying experience easier, faster, and more streamlined. UpEquity was founded in 2019 by Tim Herman and Louis Wilson while they were attending Harvard Business School and later graduated from Y Combinator's Summer 2019 accelerator program.

Osano

Series A in 2021
Osano is an easy-to-use data privacy platform that instantly helps a website become compliant with laws such as GDPR and CCPA. Osano works to keep the user out of trouble and monitors all of the vendors they share data with. Osano's team of CIPPs and attorneys reviews and objectively grades the privacy practices of more than 10,000 vendors. We use a proprietary 163 item ontology that maps closely to NIST and ISO privacy standards.

Upgrade Boutique

Seed Round in 2021
Upgrade Boutique is a managed marketplace that provides beauty products and services. The company connects with consumers that seek custom wigs, extensions, and curated beauty products with a network of stylists and colorists. Upgrade Boutique was founded in 2019 by Britney Winters and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

SeriesX

Seed Round in 2018
SeriesX.net, Inc. owns and operates a work platform that helps in certifying employment, academic and accomplishment via tokens and smart contract technology. The company offers a technology-driven service that can transform a traditional asset into a programmable digital security that can be readied for trading on any supporting ATS. The company securities assets on the Blockchain technology. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Austin, Texas.

Diligent Robotics

Series A in 2020
Diligent Robotics develops technically advanced robots with mobile manipulation, social intelligence, and human-guided learning capabilities to collaborate with and adapt to humans in everyday environments. Diligent Robotics' service robots are designed to participate and work together with teams of humans. The company's first product, Moxi, is a hospital robot assistant that helps clinical staff with logistical tasks, allowing them to have more time on direct patient care, improving patient satisfaction, quality of service, and safety.

VideoPeel

Seed Round in 2020
VideoPeel is the premier remote video capturing platform for businesses to capture, respond to, analyze and share videos from their customers. VideoPeel helps businesses 10X their amount of user generated video content, so they can drive 20% plus conversions, traffic, satisfaction, and consumer insights. We’re improving the way online marketing, research and communications is done.

Vertalo SEZC

Pre Seed Round in 2018
Vertalo is an investor onboarding, cap table, and compliance platform that connects issuers and investors directly to sources of secondary liquidity. Working directly with issuers, or through our growing network of broker-dealers, Vertalo enables any asset to be tokenized, stored in a blockchain wallet, and traded in real-time based on the smart contract between the issuer and the investor.

Diligent Robotics

Seed Round in 2019
Diligent Robotics develops technically advanced robots with mobile manipulation, social intelligence, and human-guided learning capabilities to collaborate with and adapt to humans in everyday environments. Diligent Robotics' service robots are designed to participate and work together with teams of humans. The company's first product, Moxi, is a hospital robot assistant that helps clinical staff with logistical tasks, allowing them to have more time on direct patient care, improving patient satisfaction, quality of service, and safety.

CoPilot, LLC

Series A in 2020
CoPilot is pioneering Assisted Commerce for big-ticket purchases – starting with cars. You are the one spending the money - shouldn't you have an expert on your side? We founded CoPilot to make that a reality. For the average car buyer, who is not a car expert or enthusiast, car shopping can be a time consuming, frustrating process that leaves people feeling alone and disadvantaged. CoPilot is changing this dynamic. Like a trusted friend who is knowledgeable about cars, knows where to look and what to buy, CoPilot provides car shoppers with an expert partner who empowers them to discover the perfect car at the best possible price with ease and confidence.

FINERY

Seed Round in 2018
They are a Fashion/Technology startup that is busy making an OS that will revolutionize the way you interact with your wardrobe.

Stoplight

Series A in 2020
StopLight is an online platform that helps developers build, test, and improve their web APIs. The company is an API Design Management Platform powering the world's leading API first companies. Developing good design-first practices will minimize future costs, speed up the time to market and lead to more consistent, higher quality microservice, and IoT applications. It was launched in August 2014 and is based in Austin, Texas, United States.

AaDya Security

Seed Round in 2020
AaDya Security Inc. develops, owns, and operates a platform that offers cyber security software for small and medium businesses. Its products include Marzo4, a cyber security protection platform for businesses. The company’s platform helps in password management, anti-phishing, and endpoint protection. The company was incorporated in 2019 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

Steadily

Seed Round in 2020
Steadily Insurance Agency, Inc. provides insurance services of properties to the landlord. It covers various types of damages, such as fire, water, liability protection, medical, settlement costs, volcanic eruption, explosion, and other coverages. It also provides insurance services online. The company was incorporated in 2019 and is based in Austin, Texas.

AlertMedia

Series C in 2020
AlertMedia provides a critical communications platform and monitoring services to enterprise customers. As the fastest-growing, enterprise communications and monitoring company, AlertMedia helps organizations securely and effectively monitor threats, streamline notifications, and improve employee safety. The company’s fully integrated, cloud-based platform delivers communications that protect organizations, improve operations, and mitigate loss from anywhere, at any time, using any device. It was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Hip eCommerce

Series A in 2020
Hip eCommerce manages and develops online marketplaces for collectibles, including stamps, postcards, and comic books. The company's mission is to re-imagine eCommerce for collectibles - by building collectible specific communities where buyers and sellers can connect with each other, share their passion, and grow their hobby. With a vision to work together with collectors in revolutionizing every collectibles market - while bringing them into the 21st century and beyond. They also offer a wide range of Seller Services and tools to help sellers of collectibles reach a wider audience, and increase their monthly sales each month.

Ceresa

Seed Round in 2020
Ceresa is a leadership development program combining structured curriculum, executive coaching, and high-impact, external mentorship, delivered virtually via an easy-to-use platform. Anna Robinson and Nicole Tanzillo formed the company in Austin, Texas in 2018.

Submittable, Inc.

Series B in 2019
Submittable helps thousands of organizations worldwide collect and review any type of content in one easy-to-use platform. It was launched by three creatives, a writer, a filmmaker, and a musician, who wanted to simplify the process of submitting their work. Today, Submittable is a cloud-based submission management platform that makes it easy to accept, review, and make decisions on any kind of digital content online. Submittable has collected more than 10 million submissions from thousands of customers worldwide and is backed by True Ventures, Next Frontier Capital, The Knight Foundation, StartFund, 77Ventures, Y Combinator, and a few other amazing investors. The platform mission is to make a crappy process better for as many people as possible. Submittable was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Missoula, Montana, USA, and with an office in New York.
Chargeback is a developer of a SaaS-based dispute management platform to help merchants prevent and manage chargeback fraud through monitoring, responses, and alerts. It provides a fraud detection suite that filters transactions before they are accepted as well as keeps card-not-present credit card processing accounts in standing with visa and Mastercard, by preventing credit card chargebacks and protecting against malicious and credit card frauds that enables businesses to recover lost time and revenue while transforming any negative customer interaction into one that drives brand loyalty and increases acceptance rates. Chargeback was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.

GigaPoints

Seed Round in 2020
GigaPoints is a credit card comparison tool that connects to a user's existing credit card accounts to create customized recommendations. It automatically analyzes data, from the grocery tab to travel spending, to find the ultimate card for lifestyle. GigaPoints was founded by Erik Budde in San Francisco, California.

ScaleFactor, Inc.

Seed Round in 2017
ScaleFactor provides accounting and finance software with automated bookkeeping, proactive alerts, and other features. It is a smart accounting and finance software that changes the way modern businesses operate. By automating complex accounting tasks and translating financial information into usable business insights, ScaleFactor is enabling business owners, managers, and entrepreneurs to focus on what they love: running and growing their business. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Tenfold

Series C in 2019
Tenfold helps companies have better customer conversations by putting the customer information into action on the phone in real-time. The company's software enables businesses to have better customer conversations. Its intelligent integrated desktop agent amplifies good customer engagement technology. Tenfold brings together the power of voice and intelligence of CRM for better customer conversations.

AlertMedia

Series B in 2017
AlertMedia provides a critical communications platform and monitoring services to enterprise customers. As the fastest-growing, enterprise communications and monitoring company, AlertMedia helps organizations securely and effectively monitor threats, streamline notifications, and improve employee safety. The company’s fully integrated, cloud-based platform delivers communications that protect organizations, improve operations, and mitigate loss from anywhere, at any time, using any device. It was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Diligent Robotics

Seed Round in 2018
Diligent Robotics develops technically advanced robots with mobile manipulation, social intelligence, and human-guided learning capabilities to collaborate with and adapt to humans in everyday environments. Diligent Robotics' service robots are designed to participate and work together with teams of humans. The company's first product, Moxi, is a hospital robot assistant that helps clinical staff with logistical tasks, allowing them to have more time on direct patient care, improving patient satisfaction, quality of service, and safety.

Cloverpop

Series A in 2016
Cloverpop, Inc. develops a cloud-based decision making, management, and collaboration software application for businesses. The company’s cloud application uses behavioral science to streamline enterprise decision making, and unshackles managers and executives from days trapped in meetings struggling with delayed decisions. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in San Francisco, California.

First Dollar, Inc.

Seed Round in 2020
First Dollar, Inc. provides health saving account (HSA) services through its platform. It also offers health care products and provides health plans, prescriptions, primary care, urgent care, dental, vision, and wellness services. The company was incorporated in 2019 and is based in Austin, Texas.

Backtracks

Seed Round in 2019
Backtracks, Inc. develops podcast analytics and hosting platform that allows podcast publishers and advertisers to receive actionable data and insights, allowing them to adjust and target content for their audiences. The company serves the podcast publishers, advertisers, podcast aggregators, pod catchers, and discovery platform. Backtracks, Inc. was founded in 2016 and is based in Austin, Texas.

101 Commerce, Inc.

Series A in 2018
101 Commerce is an e-commerce platform for microbrands. It builds an e-commerce business that helps private label brands across diverse product categories. The company acquires, invests, and launches multiple brands that primarily utilize the operating leverage of Amazon’s FBA (Fulfilled by Amazon) platform. This allows growing businesses to focus entirely on designing a product, building a brand, and providing stellar customer service. Through innovation and consolidation, 101 Commerce is creating additional operating leverage with technology, supply-chain economies of scale, and big data-driven marketing – normally a set of big challenges for niche, eCommerce brands. In 2018, Richard Jalichandra established the Austin, Texas-based company.

Phlur

Venture Round in 2017
PHLUR is a provider of an inaugural line of unisex fragrances designed to make fragrances that smell as accurate as of its ingredients. The company's fragrances offer a unique balance of premium ingredients and environmentally responsible practices, enabling users to purchase better quality colognes and perfumes online or from its retail store at a reasonable price.

Swivel, Inc.

Seed Round in 2018
Swivel is a new online service where fast-growing companies can find and design their own plug-and-play workspace. It's a workspace network where agile leasing gives member companies the freedom to move when the office needs change. More and more companies prefer this approach over traditional office leasing because they can get exactly the right amount of space they need, when they need it, and have greater control over one of their largest expenses.

LeanDNA

Series A in 2017
LeanDNA is an analytics platform that enables manufacturers to optimize inventory, avoid shortages, and improve on-time delivery. Leveraging predictive analytics and prescriptive AI to power actionable, automated recommendations, the LeanDNA platform promotes real-time collaboration and standardization across systems, suppliers and sites, unlocking working capital for the business. Its cloud-based predictive analytics and decision support software allows teams across the organization to work together in real time to hit inventory reduction goals. LeanDNA was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Enboarder

Series A in 2019
Enboarder is an onboarding and engagement platform that focuses on new hire experience and engagement rather than just tasks, forms and paperwork. The workflow engine accomplishes this by coaching managers via mobile phone at all stages during the onboarding process. It turns busy hiring managers into rock stars in the eyes of their new employees by ensuring they know what to do to “wow their new hires”. For new employees, Enboarder delivers rich engaging content directly to their mobile phones from the moment they sign their offer letter. There are no applications to be downloaded, no usernames or logins. Enboarder just works…on any device. Best of all, HR can construct and build engaging workflows on their own, without requiring help or resources from IT, consultants or creative staff. Enboarder can be implemented rapidly and works seamlessly with your existing HR technology applications.
Chargeback is a developer of a SaaS-based dispute management platform to help merchants prevent and manage chargeback fraud through monitoring, responses, and alerts. It provides a fraud detection suite that filters transactions before they are accepted as well as keeps card-not-present credit card processing accounts in standing with visa and Mastercard, by preventing credit card chargebacks and protecting against malicious and credit card frauds that enables businesses to recover lost time and revenue while transforming any negative customer interaction into one that drives brand loyalty and increases acceptance rates. Chargeback was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Brava Home

Series B in 2017
Brava Home is an IoT and domestic automation company that integrates technology and design to enable joyful experiences in the home, starting with the kitchen. The company uses science, technology, and design to save time and create joy. It is also actively hiring exceptional people who love food.

Special Project, Inc

Pre Seed Round in 2020
Special is a platform for independent video creators to launch their own direct-to-fan subscription streaming service. It independently turns content into profit while keeping full ownership and control of the brand, catalog, and data.

EverlyWell

Series D in 2020
EverlyWell is a digital health platform that provides at-home health tests and lab results. Tests includes metabolism, food sensitivity, cardiovascular, inflammation, cholesterol and lipids, sleep and stress, and many more. EverlyWell ships the kit to your home, you send your sample to an EverlyWell lab, and you receive your clear results online. Founded in 2015, the company is based in Austin, Texas.

Phlur

Debt Financing in 2016
PHLUR is a provider of an inaugural line of unisex fragrances designed to make fragrances that smell as accurate as of its ingredients. The company's fragrances offer a unique balance of premium ingredients and environmentally responsible practices, enabling users to purchase better quality colognes and perfumes online or from its retail store at a reasonable price.

Osano

Seed Round in 2019
Osano is an easy-to-use data privacy platform that instantly helps a website become compliant with laws such as GDPR and CCPA. Osano works to keep the user out of trouble and monitors all of the vendors they share data with. Osano's team of CIPPs and attorneys reviews and objectively grades the privacy practices of more than 10,000 vendors. We use a proprietary 163 item ontology that maps closely to NIST and ISO privacy standards.

Stoplight

Seed Round in 2018
StopLight is an online platform that helps developers build, test, and improve their web APIs. The company is an API Design Management Platform powering the world's leading API first companies. Developing good design-first practices will minimize future costs, speed up the time to market and lead to more consistent, higher quality microservice, and IoT applications. It was launched in August 2014 and is based in Austin, Texas, United States.

Eterneva, Inc.

Seed Round in 2020
Eterneva, Inc. processes diamonds from cremated remains of humans and pets. It offers a diamond in different weight, color, and cut, and mounts it onto a piece of jewelry. The company process includes welcome-kit, carbon purification, diamond growth stage, diamond quality assessment, diamond cutting, grading and engraving, and setting a diamond. Eterneva, Inc. was founded in 2016 and is based in Austin, Texas.

ICON3D

Series A in 2020
ICON is an advanced construction technologies company using 3D printing robotics, software and advanced materials to shift the paradigm of homebuilding for all of humanity.

FloorFound

Seed Round in 2021
FloorFound is a Resale-as-a-Service that manages the returns and re-sale of big and bulky items for the eCommerce retailers. The company provides an end-to-end turnkey solution to manage the oversized eCommerce re-sale process from the point of return to reselling the products directly to the customers. Its mission is to enable retailers to capture unclaimed customer segments and revenue by establishing their right to participate in the circular economy. FloorFound was co-founded by Chris Richter and Ryan Matthews and it is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

TrustRadius

Series C in 2019
TrustRadius is a provider of an online review site used to offer business technology and software reviews. Its platform provides a one-stop-shop for user reviews for marketing, HR management, project management, SEO tools, and CRM software among the other categories that enable buyers to make better product selection, implementation, and usage decisions as well as vendors to access the authentic voice of their customers across their sales and marketing channels and improve their product. TrustRadius was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

AlertMedia

Series C in 2019
AlertMedia provides a critical communications platform and monitoring services to enterprise customers. As the fastest-growing, enterprise communications and monitoring company, AlertMedia helps organizations securely and effectively monitor threats, streamline notifications, and improve employee safety. The company’s fully integrated, cloud-based platform delivers communications that protect organizations, improve operations, and mitigate loss from anywhere, at any time, using any device. It was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Umuse, Inc.

Seed Round in 2018
Umuse is a stealth mode startup that try to bring order to the chaos that has become workplace communication. Communication at work. Remember when it was easy? Just a couple of meetings every day, maybe a few messages. Now … it’s gotten out of control. Multiple meetings, dozens of projects, and hundreds of messages every day. How are you supposed to keep up? At Umuse, they’re on a mission to tame the chaos and give you back control. They’re leveraging technology to put order back in your day and help you get more done and have more fun in the process. Their ultimate goal - to make it simpler and easier for you to do your job every day.

UpEquity

Series A in 2021
UpEquity is a tech-enabled mortgage platform creating a better way to buy a home. We've reinvented the mortgage process to shift the economics in favor of the borrower, while making the entire home buying experience easier, faster, and more streamlined. UpEquity was founded in 2019 by Tim Herman and Louis Wilson while they were attending Harvard Business School and later graduated from Y Combinator's Summer 2019 accelerator program.

Clarity Money, Inc.

Series A in 2016
For the first time, in the palm of your hand, you have an advocate to help you manage your money. A partner who is looking out for you. All within the Clarity Money app, you can lower your bills, cancel wasteful accounts, transfer money, create a savings account and get your credit score. The app also provides unprecedented transparency into your spending. It’s beautiful, easy to use and there is nothing like it on the market. Download now on the iOS App store Sign-up today: https://claritymoney.com/app