Great Oaks Venture Capital

Founded in 2003, based in New York, Great Oaks Venture Capital is an investment firm targeting early-stage consumer, technology and healthcare industries. Typically invests between $50,000 and $500,000 in Seed or Series A financings. The majority of investments are based in New York, NY and San Francisco, CA, though geography is not a limitation in investment process, including internationally.

Andrew Boszhardt Jr.

Managing Partner

Andrew Krebs Boszhardt

Founder and Managing Partner

Celine Kwok

Principal and CFO

Henry McNamara

General Partner

Stuart O'Keeffe

General Partner

Raj Sandhu

General Partner

448 past transactions

Planted Inc.

Debt Financing in 2014
Planted Inc. operates a talent community that connects young professionals with junior-level, non-technical roles, and internships at high-growth companies. It focuses on positions in customer service, sales, operations, admin/office management, business development, marketing, recruiting, analytics, and other non-technical functions. Planted Inc. was formerly known as Lynxsy Inc. The company is based in New York, New York.

EAT Club

Series A in 2013
EAT Club is a food technology company that's democratizing good food. Office workers can order lunch from great local restaurants via mobile or web and get it delivered by 12:30pm. Meals start at $8.95, and there are no minimum orders or additional tips or fees. EAT Club is based in Palo Alto and currently serves most of Silicon Valley.

CityPockets

Seed Round in 2011
CityPockets is a digital wallet for daily deals. Users enter their login credentials to a number of different group-buying/daily deal sites (Groupon, LivingSocial, BuyWithMe, Restaurant.com and many more) and their system automatically populate their account with all of their vouchers on a single dashboard. CityPockets send custom email reminders before a voucher expire, and have iPhone & Android app for mobile redemption. In April 2011, CityPockets launched a secondary marketplace for deals so that people can buy & sell past deals, which is a $1-2B market. With the acquisition of DealBurner in August 2011, CityPockets is poised to have the largest inventory of deals past, present and instant. It signals a focus on mobile and location-based deal alerts, and is slowly becoming a full-service provider for its users to buy, manage and sell deals all on a single platform.

Fatherly

Seed Round in 2015
Fatherly operates a parenting resource platform for men. The company provides fatherly tips in the areas of gear, food and health, work and money, and relationships. It also provides gifts for expecting guys, sleepless nights, one/two/three-year olds, tech toys, and playground products; and books, grownups, travel, and home fitness products online. The company is headquartered in New York City, New York. Fatherly operates as a subsidiary of Some Spider Inc.

Tidal Labs

Seed Round in 2014
Tidal builds technology to power influencer networks and "content communities" powered by prosumer creative individuals online.

Fara

Venture Round in 2012
Fara Inc. provides Monogram, a Web and mobile based shopping application. It also operates a Website for online apparel and accessory shopping. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Mountain View, California

The Muse

Seed Round in 2013
The Muse is an internet company that offers an online career platform that provides job listings and advice to people. It offers expert advice, including work relationships, job switch, work-life balance, as well as working abroad. It was founded in 2011 and headquartered in New York, United States.

Cameo

Seed Round in 2013
Cameo is a marketplace where fans can book personalized video shoutouts from their favorite people. Cameo's mission is to create the most personalized and authentic fan experiences in the world. We're a marketplace where users can book personalized video shoutouts from their favorite people. We currently partner with thousands of talent across all verticals. Cameo’s offices are in 1871 and we are proud to be part of Chicago’s thriving technology and startup community.

Reclip.It

Angel Round in 2012
Reclip.It is a personalized shopping list app that helps people save money by matching list items with digital coupons and weekly ads from top retail stores like Walmart, Macy's, Walgreens, Target, BestBuy, Home Depot, CVS, etc. In 2012, Reclip.It was selected by Instyle Magazine as "Best of the Web" and previously received funding from 500Startups, Great Oaks VC and angel investors in Silicon Valley and NYC. In 2013, the Reclip.It team joined Walmart Labs to continue their work to help tens of millions of people "save more money and live better" by combining advanced personalization technology with big data to develop new, differentiated experiences for the savvy shopper on walmart.com.

Olapic Inc.

Seed Round in 2012
Olapic is a visual marketing platform that helps brands reach their consumers visually. With Olapic, users can collect, curate, create, and activate visual content, driving brand engagement to new heights. It is an enterprise, all-in-one user-generated, influencer, and short-form video content platform that provides content and scale users need while ensuring it’s optimized across all its marketing channels. It was established in 2010 and is headquartered in New York.

Zipongo

Series A in 2014
Are you an employer or health plan looking for an easy way to engage individuals in healthy and sustainable eating habits that drive positive results for you and your employees or members? You’ve come to the right place. Foodsmart’s program delivers uniquely personalized food recommendations tied to content and tools that enable healthy eating at home and at work. Our scalable, easy-to-implement platform offers health plans and employers actionable data and insights into how diet affects the overall health of their employees. The result: positive member and employee health outcomes, and significant reductions in health costs. Learn more at www.foodsmart.com

FutureAdvisor

Seed Round in 2010
Xulu, Inc. provides investment advisory services. The company offers personalized and data-driven recommendations to optimize clients’ 401(k) and IRA. It also provides financial projections; and personalized diversification plans for investments. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Seattle, Washington. As of October 1, 2015, FutureAdvisor operates as a subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc.

Bespoke Post

Seed Round in 2013
Goods and guidance for the modern man, delivered monthly. We aim to upgrade a guy's day-to-day life through our themed boxes full of enviable gear – shaving sets, shoe shine kits, home bar essentials, and lots more – plus a full shop of uniquely cool standalone products. Here's how it works: at the beginning of each month, you'll get an email with a full look inside the box we've selected for you based on what we think you'll enjoy. You're free to tweak colors and sizes, add on extra goods, or skip it at no cost – whatever you want. And there's always free shipping, easy returns, and no hassles, ever. See you on the inside.

Mantl

Seed Round in 2016
Mantl is the first customer-centric outer core ecosystem that gives banks and credit unions the flexibility to innovate using modern technology, while owning their brand throughout the entire customer lifecycle.

Mortar Data Inc.

Seed Round in 2012
Mortar Data Inc. provides a cloud-based service based on the Python programming language and Apache Pig for analyzing huge data sets, which makes Hadoop accessible to audience. It offers recommender systems that allow developers and data scientists to make personal recommendations ranging from digital content to art to friends to clothing for casual and power users. The company was incorporated in 2010 and is based in New York, New York. As of February 11, 2015, Mortar Data Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Datadog, Inc.

Motivo Consulting, Inc

Private Placement in 2019
Motivo Consulting, Inc, doing business as Motivo, designs and operates an online platform that connects mental health therapists to clinical supervisors. Its platform allows students and post-graduate mental health professionals to obtain clinical supervision hours and access peer consultations, webinars, and training. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Aerial

Seed Round in 2021
Aerial is the easiest, most accurate way to manage your carbon footprint and sustainable lifestyle. We automatically track your emissions, give you an effortless way to offset them, and offer exclusive insights into how you can live sustainably. Featured in Fast Company, The Weather Channel, Input Magazine, The Future Laboratory, Cool Hunting, Apartment Therapy, The Latch, and others.

Choozle

Series A in 2017
Choozle provides a digital advertising software platform that leverages detailed consumer data to power programmatic advertising campaigns across display, video, mobile, and other mediums all from a single, intuitive interface. Its platform leverages detailed consumer data, enabling agencies, marketers, and publishers to power programmatic advertising campaigns across display, video, mobile, and other mediums. Choozle combines the sophistication of multiple digital advertising tools, a demand-side platform, a data management platform, and smart tag management into a single platform. Designed for advertising agencies and marketing departments, Choozle has democratized the ad tech ecosystem with its intuitive, elegant, and affordable solution.

500Friends

Seed Round in 2010
500friends is the trusted provider of next generation loyalty marketing solutions to over 40 of the Internet Retailer 1,000 brands. 500friends is backed by leading institutional investors including Crosslink Capital, Intel Capital, and YCombinator.

Knock

Series A in 2017
Knock is an online home selling platform that makes buying or selling a home simple and certain. Launched by founding team members from Trulia.com, the company uses data science to price homes accurately, technology to sell homes quickly and a dedicated team of professionals to guide homeowners through the selling process.

Trulia

Series A in 2005
Online real estate platform for property buyers

33Across

Series A in 2010
33Across is a technology company focused on solving the challenge of consumer attention for automated advertising. Our Attention Platform is the first programmatic solution to unify high-impact creative, quality supply, and true technology-driven scale. Brands can now deliver superior audience engagement while 33Across publishers benefit from the ability to drive more revenue for every ad placement, resulting in greater efficiency and an enhanced consumer experience..

Kargo

Seed Round in 2021
Kargo offers a smart loading dock to make operations intuitive and responsive using computer vision. It helps businesses to have full incoming and outgoing shipment visibility with real-time ASN verification. The company's autonomous material inspection tower scans moving labels and detects all internal RFID tags. Using AI and analytics businesses make better business and operational decisions. Kargo was formerly known as Cognisense. It was founded in 2019 and based in San Francisco, California.

LVL6

Seed Round in 2012
LVL6 creates social mobile games on Android and iOS.

Vise, Inc.

Seed Round in 2019
Vise, Inc. develops a machine learning and artificial intelligence-based portfolio management software. It offers Vise, a subadvisor platform that integrates with the users’ favorite custodian, imports client data, and automatically handles trading and ongoing management. The company serves advisors, wealth managers, financial analysts, and portfolio managers. Vise, Inc. was formerly known as Artificial Intelligence Labs, Inc. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is based in New York, New York.

Livingly Media Inc.

Series B in 2012
Livingly Media Inc. owns and operates lifestyle, entertainment news, home décor and design, and fashion and beauty Websites for women in the United States. The company offers visual, interactive, and shareable content for media audiences on multiple platforms, such as desktop, tablet, mobile, and social. It offers editorial and community-based properties in the categories of parenting, food, health, fashion and beauty, and women’s lifestyle. Livingly Media Inc. was formerly known as Zimbio, Inc. and changed its name to Livingly Media Inc. in August 2012. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in San Carlos, California. As of February 18, 2015, Livingly Media Inc. operates as a subsidiary of auFeminin.com.

canopy lawncare

Seed Round in 2015
Canopy is a landscaping company that uses technology for consumers to purchase and schedule lawn maintenance services. It uses technology to streamline operations and improve communications in order to provide an exceptional employee and customer experience. The company provides lawn care and landscaping, from weed control and fertilization to mowing and maintenance, in an environmentally responsible and intelligent fashion. Canopy Lawn Care was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Cary, North Carolina.

Airseed

Seed Round in 2013
Airseed is the trusted online platform that helps users save money traveling, by automatically tracking and notifying users of price changes, offers, and insights about their own behavior. For brands, we power analytics and intent marketing. Airseed is based in San Francisco, CA. Our backers include Google Ventures, Great Oaks, and top Silicon Valley angel investors.

EatStreet

Series A in 2013
EatStreet is an online and mobile food ordering service that streamlines commerce between restaurants and diners. To college students and young professionals, EatStreet is a smart, simple, and affordable way to order delivery and takeout from their favorite restaurants. To restaurant owners, EatStreet is a one-stop-shop for online ordering and marketing. By providing web, mobile, and social products for online ordering, EatStreet brings in new business for restaurants. Diners enjoy the upside of fast, simple ordering while restaurants see their sales soar. Founded in 2010, the company is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, United States.

Augmedix, Inc.

Series A in 2015
Augmedix is a tech-enabled service that reclaims the hours physicians spend on the computer entering or retrieving data from electronic health records and refocuses them on what matters most: patient care. It uses wearable technology to connect its clinic with the Augmedix charting service. It is powered by Google Glass and Smartphone devices. It was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Pluto, Inc.

Series A in 2014
Pluto, Inc. provides streaming television services for watching live television channels and shows, movies, and Internet videos. The company also offers services in various categories, including news, sports, lifestyle, viral videos, cartoons, and more. It offers services through an app for mobile, web, and connected TV streaming devices. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in West Hollywood, California with additional locations in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago, and Berlin. As of March 4, 2019, Pluto, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Viacom International Inc.

Akido Labs, inc.

Seed Round in 2014
Akido Labs, inc. develops and operates a platform that integrates software with hospital health record systems for healthcare organizations. The company’s solutions handles HL7 integration, ETL, lab systems, and other health system data source; and provide API documentation, client libraries, and support services. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

King Children

Seed Round in 2018
King Children operates as a 3D custom-printed eyewear company. Through their proprietary technology, their customers can conduct face scans and virtually try-on an ever expanding range of frame designs, colors, and lenses right from their phones. With exact measurements and confirmed order selections in hand, they then print and ship these custom glasses directly to their doors. The company is headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, United States.

Verge Genomics

Series A in 2018
Verge Genomics transforms drug discovery with artificial intelligence. Verge was founded by a unique combination of the field's top machine learning experts and seasoned neuroscience drug developers. Together, they share the vision that exponential advances in computational genomics combined with new insights into neuroscience has created a breakthrough opportunity to discover drugs that dramatically improve the lives of patients suffering from neurodegenerative disease.

Kip Labs, Inc.

Seed Round in 2016
Kip combines traditional in-person therapy with a private app so that you get the most out of every session. Meet your therapist in person and start working on your personalized care plan. Share daily thoughts, feelings, and events with your therapist on Kip's private app. Achieve measurable results with Kip's science-backed, results-driven approach. Not your average therapy service, Kip makes therapy more effective by combining in-person visits with digital support in-between.

By Humankind

Seed Round in 2019
by Humankind is a direct-to-consumer personal care brand dedicated to reducing our global dependence on single-use plastic in the products we use every day. Offering revolutionary products that take a more responsible approach to your body and our planet, the brand’s refillable deodorant, mouthwash tablets, and shampoo bar offer clean-ingredient, scientifically advanced solutions to reduce single-use plastic waste by 90 percent or more when compared to current market offerings. The brand’s refill model is designed to measure the collective impact of the by Humankind community over time, making one small step for you, one giant step by Humankind.

SocialSign.in

Venture Round in 2014
Socialsign.in, Inc. provides wireless Internet access at grocery stores, theaters, and other venues where people shop and socialize. The company enables users to log in with their online accounts, and access personalized offers and promotions at its participating venues. It provides its services through various Internet-enabled devices, including computers, tablets, smart phones, and personal Internet devices, as well as through its Website. Socialsign.in, Inc. was founded in 2011 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Murfie, Inc.

Venture Round in 2012
Murfie is an online platform for buying, selling, and trading music collections with remote storage and digital access. Murfie is an online music service for your CD collection; a throwback to your neighborhood record store with a digital update. We offer a buying, selling and trading community for music lovers who want traditional ownership with the convenience of remote storage and digital access. Our HQ is located in Madison, WI, but Murfie is everywhere.

Applauze

Series A in 2013
Applauze, formerly 955Dreams Inc., is a new age publishing company. They publish magical titles on mobile devices. Their latest product, called Applauze launched in March of 2013, is an iOS app that presents users with thousands of events happening every day, from concerts and theater productions to sports games and community events. The service is available across 41 U.S. cities and 5 Canadian cities. Applauze finds tickets from primary sellers, as well as secondary markets like StubHub, and uses data analytics and machine learning to recommend relevant events to users, who can easily purchase tickets via the app and also share their event with friends. Applauze is a small group of hackers and designers who are working on mobile products that will engage and excite you. They love what they do and their users love the products they've built. Their designs are executed at a very high standard and their apps are educational and highly immersive at the same time. Applauze has raised money from Mitch Kapor and 500 Startups.

JOOR, Inc.

Series A in 2011
JOOR, Inc. operates an online global fashion marketplace for wholesale buying. It serves as a digital marketplace and data exchange that connects brands and retailers. JOOR, Inc. has a strategic partnership with ORDRE. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in New York, New York with additional offices in Los Angeles, California; London, United Kingdom; Milan, Italy; Paris, France; and Sydney and Melbourne, Australia.

Roomi

Seed Round in 2016
Roomi is a free mobile platform that helps people find flexible, affordable co-living solutions. Roomi is a peer-to-peer shared housing marketplace making it safer and easier to rent rooms and find roommates. They are one of the only platforms that does not aggregate listings. Every room rental posted on their platform is user-generated and verified by the Roomi team. Users are able to easily list their empty rooms and potential roommates can browse and apply to move in.

Kinnek

Series A in 2014
Kinnek is a single platform for small businesses that makes discovering and transacting with suppliers easier than ever before. Kinnek was started in 2012 in New York City when co-founders Rui Ma and Karthik Sridharan noticed that small business owners were stuck in a rut when it came to how they bought things for their businesses. They couldn't just walk into a typical store or shop on the usual consumer-focused websites, because their requirements were more customized. They needed customized equipment, customized machinery, supplies in customized quantities- and they didn't have the massive resources necessary to have a dedicated team of purchasing managers to handle all that complexity.

Classkick

Seed Round in 2015
Classkick is the place where students do work, and get helps from teachers and classmates. Teachers make a assignments on Classkick, check detailed individual understanding, give instant help. Students can raise their hand privately and give peer-to-peer feedback. The technology is hyper-focused on increasing student learning and helping teachers be even more effective.

Mino Games

Seed Round in 2011
Mino Games is a free-to-play mobile gaming studio that produced the top 50 grossing mobile game Mino Monsters, with over 13 million downloads. We create deeply engaging, widely appealing games for millions of fans. We’re currently building our world class development studio in Montreal. We are a small group of passionate engineers, artists and analysts with a mission to create games that millions of people all around the world love to play for years. We are funded by the best angel investors, institutional investors, and gaming companies from across the world. Our third and latest game, Cat Game, has already hit the App Store’s Top 100 Grossing Chart in Canada. The game, currently in soft launch, is showing world class key metrics, and we are expecting it to be a global hit when we launch it by February 2019. We are looking today to grow the team and looking for world class ambitious talent to come join us on the journey, to develop and support this newest title into a global success on both iOS and Android, and help us with future projects as we rapidly grow.

GrubMarket, Inc.

Seed Round in 2015
GrubMarket develops a website where sellers can offer foods and other items at wholesale prices to customers. It offers products such as organic foods, vegetables, gluten-free foods, snacks, drinks, pantries, home goods, health and beauty products, baby and kids' products, pets, non-GMO foods, paleo foods, cholesterol-free, and no trans-fat foods. GrubMarket also offers foods from local farms, fisheries, commercial kitchens, certified home kitchens, and restaurants. Mike Xu founded GrubMarket in 2014, with its headquarters in Newark in California with an additional office in San Francisco in California.

GrubMarket, Inc.

Series B in 2018
GrubMarket develops a website where sellers can offer foods and other items at wholesale prices to customers. It offers products such as organic foods, vegetables, gluten-free foods, snacks, drinks, pantries, home goods, health and beauty products, baby and kids' products, pets, non-GMO foods, paleo foods, cholesterol-free, and no trans-fat foods. GrubMarket also offers foods from local farms, fisheries, commercial kitchens, certified home kitchens, and restaurants. Mike Xu founded GrubMarket in 2014, with its headquarters in Newark in California with an additional office in San Francisco in California.

CareSwitch, Inc.

Seed Round in 2019
CareSwitch, Inc., a professional employer organization, operates as software platform for the home care market. It offers The CareSwitch platform that helps home care agencies to manage payroll, benefits, and employee records to comply with recent changes in federal and state employment laws. The company’s platform also matches caregivers to jobs at the companies. It serves personal care, companionship, home health care, skilled nursing, pediatrics, and hospice markets. CareSwitch, Inc. is based in the United States.

Twentyeight Health

Seed Round in 2023
Twentyeight Health is a mission-driven women’s health platform, increasing access to healthcare services, starting with birth control. The company provides online doctor evaluations for birth control prescriptions, quick home deliveries, and secure messaging with doctors. Twentyeight Health also has sex ed content vetted by doctors so women can learn about all their options.

Fuisz Media Inc.

Series A in 2015
Fuisz turns any video into an interactive experience, allowing the viewer to touch, hover or click on any object to discover new content. This can include product information, innovative branded experiences, direct links to company websites and the ability to buy the item. Fuisz works with the world’s top advertising agencies and global brands such as Wal-Mart, Microsoft, Victoria’s Secret, Gillette and Target to unlock the video experience, delivering significant increases in engagement that maximize return on digital advertising spend. The company is headquartered in Santa Monica.

TRAVO

Seed Round in 2015
TRAVO, Inc. operates in the technology industry. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is based in Santa Monica, California.

EquipmentShare

Seed Round in 2015
EquipmentShare creates proprietary technology and end-user applications that empowers contractors and optimizes for productivity across the commercial construction sector. Fleet managers, general contractors, service techs, heavy equipment mechanics, drivers, operators, safety managers are all experiencing new ways to work along with the benefits of a connected jobsite with EquipmentShare's tech-enabled product suite.

Hatch

Seed Round in 2013
Hatch, Inc. designs and develops sleep products that helps users to develop and maintain natural healthy sleep habits. The company offers products, such as Hatch Grow, a device that track baby’s weight gain, feeding amounts, and diaper changes; Hatch Rest and Rest+; and Hatch Restore, a device with smart light and sleep sounds. It also sell its products online. Hatch, Inc. was founded in 2014 and is based in Menlo Park, California.

SHIFT

Seed Round in 2014
Shift is an online marketplace for buying and selling used cars. Shift is an online platform that enables its users to find, compare, and purchase or sell cars. Acting as a personal concierge service, the company details cars, lists them on multiple lists, handles test drives, and finds intent buyers. Charging a Shift Service Fee for registration, car prep services, and sales tax, Shift provides customers with a 150-point concierge report that includes specs, high-resolution photos, vehicle history, and results on their cars before purchase.

Atom Finance

Seed Round in 2019
Atom Finance, Inc. operates an online investment research platform for individuals. It offers Atom, a platform that provides institutional-quality data, documents, news, and events for companies; and allows users for aggregation and comparison. Atom Finance, Inc. was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in Brooklyn, New York.

Arbor Technologies, Inc.

Series A in 2016
Arbor (formerly known as Pippio) operates the first marketplace for people-based data. Publishers and app developers are empowered to surface, value, and fully monetize their data asset in a privacy-friendly, transparent manner. Marketers gain accurate insights on their customers and the tools to reach them more precisely. Founded in 2014, Arbor is headquartered in New York City with offices in San Francisco. We’re backed by First Round, Canaan Partners, and Great Oaks.

Snapcard

Seed Round in 2014
Wyre is a developer of a blockchain-based payment platform designed to change the future of how international payments are done. The company's platform provides real-time payouts, same-day transfers, and direct-to-bank transfers, enabling businesses to move money across borders from country-to-country at a competitive foreign exchange rate. Wyre's business owners can easily create an account and send money to any person or business without worrying about high foreign exchange rates, hidden fees, complicated payout timing, and high payment fees. It also provides onramps and off-ramps, foreign exchange, and crypto liquidity to users of various crypto projects including decentralized exchanges. Wyre was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California, USA.

Sweeten

Pre Seed Round in 2014
Founded in 2011 by trained architects, Sweeten brings trust and technology to the $320B residential renovation industry. Sweeten connects renovators with projects to the best local general contractors, then provides support until the project is completed. The service has been called “Best Contractor Locator" (New York Magazine), "The Renovation Game-Changer" (Domino) and one of "America's Hottest New Companies" (Inc.). With nearly $900M in renovation deals posted, we're building the go-to marketplace to help people renovate fearlessly. Check us out on the Today Show here: https://www.today.com/video/this-woman-built-a-multimillion-dollar-company-in-her-own-backyard-1183478339854

WedPics

Series A in 2014
WedPics is a mobile and web-based photosharing app created specifically to capture the entire wedding experience. Available on both iPhones and Androids, guests can share their photos to one single album for the Bride and Groom, solving the universal problem for Wedding Couples everywhere. WedPics is fully interactive with the ability to comment, "Love" and share with existing social networks. They’ve included 5 custom filters to make every guest a personal wedding photographer on these special occasions. For those who choose to capture these special moments on traditional digital cameras, they can upload their photos via the web directly to the Wedding Couple’s WedPics album. WedPics replaces the need for the archaic, low-quality use of disposable cameras and brings Weddings into the era of smartphone/mobile technology. WedPics is developed by Deja mi Inc., a Raleigh, North Carolina based mobile/web photo app development company. Their initial app, also named "Deja mi," allowed users to explore and discover venues around them-through crowdsourced content-in real-time. The team's focus shifted in early 2012 to a more niche market: weddings. Shortly after they launched WedPics.

CardFlight

Series A in 2015
CardFlight is committed to making payment acceptance easy for business owners. SwipeSimple, our signature product, is used by more than 50,000 small business across the US. Ten of the top 30 merchant acquirers in the US recommend SwipeSimple because the products easy for businesses to use. CardFlight takes pride in building SaaS solutions that are ahead of the curve in technology, reliability, and user experience. Delivering simple payment solutions and quick response to industry shifts, has made us one of the fastest growing companies in America. To learn more about our company and team, visit www.cardflight.com From iOS and Android apps to a Virtual Terminal to EMV and NFC contactless card readers, SwipeSimple products offer just what small businesses need. CardFlight is a PCI Level 1 compliant service provider supporting all major US processors. CardFlight takes pride in building and maintaining solutions that are a step ahead of the curve in technology, reliability, and user experience. As the US leader in EMV Quick Chip enablement, CardFlight makes it easy, accessible, and secure for partners and merchants to accept payments.

Studypool

Seed Round in 2015
Studypool tool that allows students to get tutoring help with all of their academic based questions. Studypool is an online marketplace that connects students with questions with tutors that can help them. Basically, Studypool is like having thousands of friends who are expert tutors that can help you with any question at any time.

Knock

Seed Round in 2016
Knock is an online home selling platform that makes buying or selling a home simple and certain. Launched by founding team members from Trulia.com, the company uses data science to price homes accurately, technology to sell homes quickly and a dedicated team of professionals to guide homeowners through the selling process.

Zimbio

Series B in 2012
Zimbio are delighted to announce that Livingly Media has been acquired by aufeminin! Read More. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Livingly Media is a digital lifestyle brand that owns and operates three top ranked sites. Zimbio launched in 2006 and quickly became a top entertainment news site. In 2010 they launched StyleBistro, which became a top fashion/beauty/style site. They acquired Lonny Magazine in 2012, re-launched it on their platform as Lonny.com, and grew its audience tenfold to become a top-ranking site in comScore’s home design category. Collectively, their sites reach more than 25 million users and provide them with unmatched depth and breadth of content. Each site captures more pageviews per visit than any other among their respective competitive sets. Brands can connect with their massive audience through any of their platforms – desktop, tablet, mobile – with the help of their creative services team and a suite of proprietary offerings that are built in-house specifically to maximize engagement and awareness. The company has offices in San Carlos, CA, Chicago and New York City, and is venture-backed by Menlo Ventures and Draper Richards.

SkyVu AR

Seed Round in 2012
Mobile VR/AR developer & publisher of PlacesVR, a social mixed reality platform, and the BATTLE BEARS games franchise with over 30 million downloads.

Counsyl, Inc.

Funding Round in 2010
As of July 31, 2018, Myriad Women's Health, Inc. was acquired by Myriad Genetics, Inc.

Adcade

Seed Round in 2012
Adcade provides mobile and tablet media solutions for advertisers, publishers, and developers to achieve their marketing or monetization goals. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in New York, New York.

Symphony Commerce

Seed Round in 2012
Symphony Commerce delivers a Commerce-as-a-Service platform, natively-built to orchestrate commerce across multi-channel storefronts, orders, inventory, and fulfillment. Built by the visionary and technical team behind Amazon’s ordering and fulfillment systems, Symphony frees brands from the burden of infrastructure management and provides the data and services they need to operate and grow their business. Symphony Commerce is used by the world's leading branded manufacturers of fashion & apparel, consumables, and durable goods. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Roomi

Seed Round in 2015
Roomi is a free mobile platform that helps people find flexible, affordable co-living solutions. Roomi is a peer-to-peer shared housing marketplace making it safer and easier to rent rooms and find roommates. They are one of the only platforms that does not aggregate listings. Every room rental posted on their platform is user-generated and verified by the Roomi team. Users are able to easily list their empty rooms and potential roommates can browse and apply to move in.

NoMad Data

Seed Round in 2021
NoMad Data develops a data management platform that provides differentiated data to help businesses make better decisions. It connects businesses to a world of data for better decision making, marketing, storytelling, customer visibility, and more. The company was founded in 2020 and based in New York.

Locket

Seed Round in 2015
Locket, Inc. develops a mobile lock screen application that replaces lock screens with stories and photos that users’ care about based on their interests, swiping habits, and time of the day. Its application allows users to see trending news and stories, videos, inspiring pictures, weather, and their favorite photos on their lock screens. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is based in New York, New York. As of July 10, 2015, Locket, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of ContextLogic Inc.

Olapic Inc.

Series A in 2013
Olapic is a visual marketing platform that helps brands reach their consumers visually. With Olapic, users can collect, curate, create, and activate visual content, driving brand engagement to new heights. It is an enterprise, all-in-one user-generated, influencer, and short-form video content platform that provides content and scale users need while ensuring it’s optimized across all its marketing channels. It was established in 2010 and is headquartered in New York.

Lover.ly

Series A in 2014
Lover.y is the wedding inspiration and content site helping savvy couples plan their weddings online. From thousands of helpful wedding planning articles to their weekly free wedding planning newsletter, couples turn to Loverly as their trusted source for planning their dream wedding.

Mira AI, Inc.

Private Placement in 2019
Mira AI, Inc. operates as an online beauty product’s review platform. The company collects reviews of beauty products brands and allows the customer to browse the product according to the needs. Mira AI, Inc. also provides an advice platform to give and take advice. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

AllWork

Seed Round in 2019
AllWork, Inc. develops a platform that connects freelancer talent with brands and retailers. The company provides solutions, which includes recruiting, scheduling, training, communications, payments, budgeting, planning, reporting, and human resource administration. It also offers AllWork mobile application which gives managers the ability to improve coverage and make scheduling adjustments for their freelance talent. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in New York, New York.

Interviewed

Seed Round in 2015
Interviewed takes the guesswork out of hiring. Instead of relying on dubious resume screening criteria or inconsistent interview practices, hiring managers use Interviewed's job simulations to give candidates a day-in-the-life experience of the job they're applying for. Managers get to see candidates in action as they demonstrate their real-world skills. Using customer service as en example, candidates talk to simulated customers on the phone while using a CRM to solve the customers' problems. Interviewed evaluates their: - speed and accuracy - writing - verbal communication - technical skills - adaptability - multitasking - emotional intelligence Interviewed lets hiring managers select the right person for the job... cheaply, quickly, and fairly.

Blast Internet, Inc.

Private Placement in 2018
Blast helps gamers save and win money by playing their favorite games. Blast believes that building wealth should be easy and fun. That’s why the team was set out on a mission to bring harmony to the worlds of gaming and money. Using Blast, gamers can save in two ways. The first is by siphoning off money (ranging from one cent to ten cents) while they play games. They can also make money for trying new games and advancing in levels in the popular games they’re already playing. For gaming companies, Blast is another way to encourage players to stick around by offering small financial rewards for their game play. For Blast users, the idea is that they can save money while playing their favorite online games.

20n

Seed Round in 2015
At 20n, They use algorithms to engineer microbes. Specifically, their algorithms engineer microbes to make chemicals. Like yeast produces alcohol during beer brewing, their engineered microbes will produce chemicals with therapeutic health and industrial biotech applications. The best illustration of this DARPA-backed technology is the bacteria They engineered to produce Paracetamol (also known as acetaminophen, and sold under the brand name Tylenol). Aside from this bacteria, there is no known natural way of producing acetaminophen. They are building data mining technology that will allow us to enable the bioproduction of a whole spectrum of valuable molecules. Below is the map of every chemical that can be made biologically, as discovered by 20n's algorithms.

GiveGab

Seed Round in 2013
GiveGab helps nonprofits go beyond basic fundraising to raise more, engage more, and do more in a fun, simple, and social platform. We help these nonprofits build long-lasting relationships for repeat giving. We provide all aspects of online fundraising including: a.) general donations, b.) event fundraising, c.) p2p and team based fundraising, d.) days of giving e.) general crowdfunding campaigns f.) donor CRM. We make campaign managers and p2p fundraisers successful using automated coaching features. We make THE ASK easy and fun. Additionally, we help nonprofits engage their supporters through volunteer management features for long-term repeat giving.

Pay By Group

Seed Round in 2014
Pay By Group's white-label checkout solution is the fastest way for any merchant to integrate group-payment and installment capabilities into their online checkout. Our clients span travel, e-commerce, and healthcare and love the fact we increase conversions by 27% or more for this highly lucrative business segment.

Storyhunter, Inc

Seed Round in 2015
Storyhunter is an online platform connecting media companies and brands with the world's top freelance journalists and filmmakers. For media companies, brands, and NGO's, we make it simple to find, hire, and pay freelancers anywhere for any kind of production. For journalists, filmmakers, production companies, agencies, we connect you with some of the most interesting and rewarding opportunities on the planet. Storyhunter is based in San Francisco and NYC

Happy Money

Seed Round in 2012
Happy Money, Inc. is a financial services company that designs products to help people pay off amount due on their credit cards. Its products include Payoff, a financial program that provides loans to customers for paying credit card debts; Joy, a mobile application that uses robot Money Coaches, designed around each person's psychology, to help people spend happier and build their savings; and Happy Money Score, which incorporates a person's psychology and motivation to make credit decisions and financial recommendations that are more human. Happy Money, Inc. was formerly known as Payoff, Inc. and changed its name to Happy Money, Inc. in March 2020. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Costa Mesa, California.

Maven Machines

Private Placement in 2019
Maven Machines is a mobile cloud solution for trucking, transportation, and logistics industries. The company offers a modern fleet management solution that streamlines driver safety, real-time telematics, and alerting and automated compliance. It blends IoT sensors, artificial intelligence, software, and wireless communications to provide a real-time platform for both drivers and managers. Maven Machines was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Knotch

Series A in 2016
Knotch, Inc. an independent provider of real-time intelligence on digital marketing. It offers Knotch intelligence suite for brands and allows marketers to have a real-time and a comparative view of metrics, benchmarks, and insights. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Rinse

Seed Round in 2015
Rinse is building the first and largest national (and global) brand in clothing care. It is addressing a massive consumer problem and creating a significantly better (and more standardized) dry cleaning and laundry experience through the combination of "smart scheduling" and best-in-class quality, all supported by a strong technology backbone that allows it to effectively manage the operational complexity that comes with scale. Its services include Dry Cleaning, Launder & Press, Wash & Fold, Hang Dry, Repairs, Leather Cleaning, and it even takes Clothing Donations.

Priori Legal

Series A in 2022
Priori Legal, Inc. develops a legal platform to find, hire, and manage lawyers. The company's platform offers to hire lawyers by submitting a request, receiving matches, hiring the lawyer, and scaling the team. The company's platform also offers document sharing tools, billing and payments, and actionable data insights. Priori Legal, Inc. was incorporated in 2012 and is based in New York, New York.

Moov Technologies Inc.

Seed Round in 2020
Moov is a software company that features a software platform for buying and selling preowned manufacturing equipment. Its platform integrates offerings such as payments, logistics, asset management, and other add-ons services. The company was founded in 2018 and headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Yellowsmith LLC

Seed Round in 2012
Yellowsmith is a community of makers working together to make great jewelry. Each design is created by an undiscovered designer, shaped by our global community, and made in our workshop. Yellowsmith jewelry is sold exclusively through our website and select retail locations. DESIGNED BY YOU. We source designs from designers of all experience levels across the globe. Have an idea for an original piece? Submit it. The next collection could be yours. SHAPED BY OUR COMMUNITY. Our community, made up of designers, creatives and believers, come together to vote, comment and give feedback on every design we make. MADE BY YELLOWSMITH. Yellowsmith makes winning designs in the our workshop and brings the jewelry to you online and through Yellowsmith retailers.

Troops

Series A in 2016
Troops.ai provides salesforce automation platform that gives real-time transparency around salesforce information. It serves as a Slackbot for sales team. Troops.ai allows its users to configure Salesforce reports, communicate deal wins, and pull salesforce data for all standard and custom objects through Slack. Its investors include First Round Capital, Founder Collective, Next View Ventures, Great Oaks Capital, Chicago Ventures, Vast Ventures, and other angel investors.

Popular Pays

Seed Round in 2013
Popular Pays is a platform connecting content creators with brands who want the content to tell their stories. They’re a true tech company, with an in-house built iOS app (for creators) and dashboard (for brands) that delivers direct communication, workflow tools & powerful statistics. Pop Pays is a Facebook Marketing Partner and its software is used to power the Pinterest Pin Collective community. It was founded in 2013 and headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Mertado

Series A in 2011
Mertado is a social shopping company that lets consumers discover and buy new products within the online communities that they frequent. Mertado mirrors the real world shopping experience by enabling users to discover unique products that meet their lifestyle needs, and adds a social context around these purchases.

Studypool

Seed Round in 2015
Studypool tool that allows students to get tutoring help with all of their academic based questions. Studypool is an online marketplace that connects students with questions with tutors that can help them. Basically, Studypool is like having thousands of friends who are expert tutors that can help you with any question at any time.

Nextt, Inc.

Seed Round in 2013
Don’t let plans with friends slip through the cracks! Nextt is a private network for close friends to connect online so they can do more together offline. Nextt simplifies the social planning process, letting you share ideas with friends and iron out the details (the Who, What, When and Where) in private. Use Nextt to get busy living and make quality time with your face-to-face friends a priority again.

Truly

Seed Round in 2014
Conversations are the foundation for doing business. Founded in 2013, Truly is the premier enterprise voice system for sales, account management, and customer success teams. Enterprises use Truly to solve their top strategic challenges, from sales performance management to capacity planning, and top tactical issues, they need a phone system that "just works." IT organizations love Truly because it provides high quality service and simple implementation. See what Truly can do for you at www.truly.co

RigUp Inc.

Seed Round in 2014
RigUp is a technology company that develops a platform to support the energy workforce. Its platform serves as a marketplace for services and skilled labor in the energy industry. It also enables the energy industry companies to empower contact workers in oil and gas, solar, and wind. Its solution has expanded into equipment and vendor management, as well as on-demand, app-based service fulfillment, bringing cost savings, and operational efficiencies to energy companies across the United States. RigUp was founded in 2014 by Michael Witte, Sandeep Jain, and Xuan Yong and it is headquartered in Austin, Texas.