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Scoot Networks

Seed Round in 2013
Scoot offered shared, electric mobility-as-a-service, including electric mopeds, electric cars, electric bicycles, and electric scooters in San Francisco, Barcelona, and Santiago. In 2012, Scoot was the first company to offer electric vehicles for rent through a smartphone app. In 2019, Scoot was acquired by Bird.

CourseHorse

Seed Round in 2012
CourseHorse is a provider of a learning platform used to centralize the learning opportunities. Its platform partners with providers of Spanish lessons, cooking courses, yoga classes, and other classes to create a single destination for people seeking personal interest education that enables people to increase ease and confidence in discovering the path to personal enrichment. It was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in New York.

FaithStreet, Inc.

Seed Round in 2013
FaithStreet is a social network for faith communities to post prayer requests and church programs, offer support, and make online donations.

nrelate

Seed Round in 2011
Founded in 2009 by Neil Mody and Oliver Wellington, and acquired by Ask.com in 2012, nRelate's content recommendation platform helps publishers increase traffic and revenue through targeted article recommendations. Through distribution on the nRelate publisher network, content marketers can reach audiences uniquely engaged with content they trust.

Dygest

Seed Round in 2011
Dygest is the maker of Scoople, a social platform for playing the news. It combines three fundamental human behaviors into a new and exciting experience: Information consumption, expression of opinions, and predictions about what others think. By “picking a side”, users can share their opinion on any news story while collecting points for guessing the prevalent sentiment about the story or predicting its outcome. Scoople guides real-world experiences of expressing and exchanging opinions and surfacing user expertise on a given topic through simple taps of a button. Merchants and brands leverage Scoople’s platform to reach highly defined and targeted audiences by participating in the game through sponsored questions.

Appy Couple

Seed Round in 2012
Appy Couple enables users to create and publish personal mobile wedding apps and websites to share details and photos. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in New York.

BeGood Clothing

Seed Round in 2014
BeGood Clothing is the perfect fusion of San Francisco's philanthropic culture and fashion sensibility. It is a socially responsible clothing store nestled in the heart of the Marina District on Union Street. BeGood offers a dazzling selection of men's and women's fashion-forward apparel that supports a number of environmental and humanitarian causes. Owners Dean Ramadan and Mark Spera have an eye for fashion and a heart for humanity.

Profitably

Seed Round in 2010
Profitably is the fastest and easiest way to find the next couple things you can do to grow profits for your small business. It’s a web application that analyzes and interprets your QuickBooks data securely in order to generate a prioritized list of recommendations for business improvements. The application then provides all the analytics, the content, and the partners you’ll need to help you turn these recommendations into action. Whether it is optimized pricing, switching office supplies vendors, or prioritizing your most profitable customers, each of the recommendations drives right to the bottom line.

Equaship

Seed Round in 2011

Rentabilities, Inc.

Seed Round in 2011
Rentabilities, Inc. owns and operates a Website through which it enables a user to search for items that can be rented. The company also offers online payments and reservations. Rentabilities, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

ResolutionTube

Seed Round in 2013
ResolutionTube is a patented mobile augmented reality collaboration platform for the customer service industry, initially targeting the field service industry. We connect the engineers on the field with the experts using our patent pending video platform. Connect to the right person at the right time. Get answers not only from your colleagues but from everyone within the organization. Video chat with them right away. The video chats are recorded and vetted before they become part of a tutorial. The knowledge center gets richer and more useful with time.

EndlessTV

Seed Round in 2013
EndlessTV is a TV network and internet company. It operates a mobile video distribution network. The company operates a network of mobile video applications including Endless News, Endless Sports, Endless Celebrity, and Endless Tech; and enables users to swipe to watch videos with no lag or latency. The company was founded by Nathaniel McNamara and Michael Weiksner in 2013 and is headquartered in New York.

NabeWise

Seed Round in 2011
NabeWise helps people who are moving and traveling find the right neighborhood for them.

MomentFeed, Inc.

Seed Round in 2011
MomentFeed is a unified platform that helps multi-location brands optimize for proximity search in order to connect customers with brands at the local level. The company's marketing and customer experience management platform enables multi-location brands to influence consumers on mobile. It manages and automates each and all of the local-mobile search triggers via its Unified Platform, and helps multi-location brands influence their Proximity Search Optimization to make them more visible across all local discovery channels, ultimately leading to more customers and foot traffic, and increased revenue.

SimpleReach

Seed Round in 2012
SimpleReach is the #1 way for brands to measure and improve content ROI. By bringing together hundreds of data sources across websites, social channels, and publishers into the world's largest content data cloud, SimpleReach enables brands to understand how their content drives business outcomes everywhere. Leading content marketers like Intel, Chase, and Home Depot rely on the SimpleReach platform to generate actionable insights that improve the impact of their content creation and distribution. Learn more at www.simplereach.com

Shoppable

Series A in 2016
Shoppable is a profitable technology company with a suite of e-commerce products surrounding Shoppable's patented, universal checkout API. Shoppable's solutions enable advertisers, retailers, and publishers to create shoppable sites, content, ads, videos, mobile apps, recipes, and other innovative commerce experiences. The company was founded in 2011 in San Francisco and is now headquartered in New York.

PlanGrid

Series A in 2014
PlanGrid provides a cloud-based construction document collaboration platform that allows plans, markups, photos, and reports to be instantaneously shared with everyone on a construction project. Its platform lets contractors and architects collaborate from their desktop or mobile devices across all their project plans, specifications, photos, RFIs, and punchlists. Major construction firms use the platform of PlanGrid. Kenny Stone, Ralph Gootee, Ryan Sutton-Gee, and Tracy Young founded Loupe in 2011 that later became PlanGrid, with its headquarters in San Francisco in California.

Playdate Digital

Seed Round in 2013
At PlayDate Digital, they believe it’s important to play! Whether a child’s interacting with their apps, other children, toys, books, well-loved characters, or with their parents, it’s essential for them to make connections through everyday play. To this end, they believe a play date comes in many forms, but at its center, it gives the child freedom to explore and socialize. Play dates are meant to make connections and have fun through interaction. Their experts work tirelessly to create entertaining apps that nurture the whole child.

Tamatem Inc.

Seed Round in 2014
Tamatem Inc., a mobile gaming studio and publishing company, focuses on developing games for the unaddressed Arabic speaking smart phone users. The company engages in publishing racing, drifting, RPG-MMO, strategy, puzzle and word, and trivia games. Tamatem Inc. has a strategic partnership with Tilting Point. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Amman, Jordan with an additional office in Mountain View, California.

ModeWalk

Seed Round in 2011
ModeWalk Inc. owns and operates a social marketplace for luxury designers and craftsmen which enables them to interact directly with consumers online. The designers can communicate brand and receive feedback and aggregate traffic. ModeWalk Inc. was founded in 2010 and is based in Palo Alto, California.

BucketFeet, Inc.

Seed Round in 2012
BucketFeet, Inc., doing business as BucketFeet, designs and manufactures shoes for men, women, and children. It also offers tees, hoodies, and socks. The company provides its products online. BucketFeet, Inc. was founded in 2011 and is based in Chicago, Illinois. As of October 23, 2017, BucketFeet, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of SkinnyCorp, LLC.

Open Garden

Seed Round in 2011
Open Garden is changing the way people connect to the Internet. By enabling anyone to securely share their own Internet connection and earn money, the Open Garden protocol empowers millions of people to create their own networks in their own communities, while making Internet access more affordable, faster and private.

Pusher Ltd.

Seed Round in 2011
Pusher Ltd. provides a hosted API service for adding real-time bi-directional functionality via WebSockets to Web and mobile apps, or other Internet connected devices. It offers a suite of libraries to use within applications, including a JavaScript client library for Web and HTML5 apps. The company also supplies functionality, such as authentication mechanisms for private channels, and presence functionality for keeping track of who’s online; and provides tools for debugging applications. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in London, United Kingdom. As of December 16, 2020, Pusher Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of MessageBird B.V..

AnswerQi

Seed Round in 2013

Cambrian Genomics

Seed Round in 2013
Cambrian Genomics makes the first hardware/systems for laser printing DNA. Researchers in academia & industry order or clone >$1b/year of DNA. CGI delivers high quality sequence verified DNA to buyers in this existing/growing worldwide market.

CoPromote

Seed Round in 2015
CoPromote is a social exchange platform to help people grow their audience. Users are content creators ranging from artists, bloggers, brands, businesses, musicians, tastemakers, websites, and more. CoPromote is for people of all interest types.

500 Startups

Venture Round in 2012
Founded in 2010, 500 Startups is a San Francisco-headquartered venture capital firm that specialises in post-seed to series A-stage investments in technology and financial services companies across the globe.

LawPivot

Seed Round in 2010
From free legal documents to discounted rates with outstanding attorneys, LawPivot is here to help every step of the way. Since 2008, LawPivot has helped over 20 million small businesses and families create legal documents, engage with local attorneys and confidently protect their future.

Social Rewards

Seed Round in 2012
Social Rewards, Inc. offers social media based loyalty marketing programs. It provides social media, affiliate programs, and loyalty marketing services. The company’s loyalty marketing program awards brand consumers for engaging in social media activity. It serves airlines, hotels, dining, movies/movie theaters, e-commerce, merchandise, and conferences/live events. Social Rewards, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in Torrance, California.

Commerce Sciences Ltd.

Seed Round in 2012
Commerce Sciences Ltd. develops and offers web personalization and on-site optimization. The company develops an engine that provides automatic personalization and analysis of online buyers' conduct. It serves e-commerce sites. Commerce Sciences Ltd. was founded in 2011 and is based in Tel Aviv, Israel. As of January 1, 2017, Commerce Sciences Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Taboola Inc.

Mowingo

Seed Round in 2011
Mowingo, Inc. provides a personal shopping and dining solution for iPhone or Android devices. Its solutions include Mowingo, a solution for iPhones or Android devices to browse product catalogs and restaurant menus. The company’s solution enables users to decide stores, restaurants, and other local businesses to follow, as well as share shopping and dining tips with their friends; and businesses to follow reward to users for their loyalty by offering deals and information. Mowingo, Inc. is based in Palo Alto, California.

Whisk Inc.

Seed Round in 2013
Any fees that Whisk we may charge you for Transportation Services are due immediately and are non-refundable. This no refund policy shall apply at all times regardless of your decision to terminate your usage, our decision to terminate your usage, and either accidental or planned disruption caused to our service. Whisk reserves the right to determine final prevailing pricing – pricing may change but will be available on the Whisk website. If you feel a billing error has occurred please notify us within 7 business days for review.

Hitpost

Seed Round in 2010
Hitpost’s Sports Bet™ app is the fastest mobile sports betting game on the market. Available on iOS and Android, it’s the easiest way to wager and compete against friends. Sports Bet™ covers all major sports and is free to play.

BoxC

Venture Round in 2015
BoxC allows shippers and logistics providers access to an open international shipping network that is more reliable than postal carriers and cheaper than express carriers. All pay as you go. Unlike a traditional infrastructure, international shipping is available without the burdens of capacity planning, carrier contracts, partner integration, and fragmented customs clearance and tax requirements. The open international shipping network is accessible to every shipper and logistics provider through BoxC’s platform. No matter if you're building a large, complex shipping network, expanding your delivery service area, or needing better international shipping for your packages.

Beacon

Series A in 2015
Beacon is an unlimited flight solution for New York and Boston. For as low as $1,750 a month, Beacon members get access to regularly scheduled flights, operated by one of Beacon’s licensed operating partners, on mid-sized executive aircraft. With concierges on location at the private air terminals used by Beacon, standing ready to help with everything from car rentals, to drinks or flowers, the Beacon team is marrying high-touch service with air travel to create a one-of-a-kind experience. To learn more about Beacon, the team, or membership please visit www.flybeacon.com, @flybeacon, facebook.com/flybeacon and youtube.com/flybeacon.

PCB:NG

Seed Round in 2015
PCB:NG provides software optimized electronics manufacturing services. It manufactures electronic devices on the basis of electronic device designs uploaded by the consumers. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Brooklyn, New York.

Profitably

Series A in 2011
Profitably is the fastest and easiest way to find the next couple things you can do to grow profits for your small business. It’s a web application that analyzes and interprets your QuickBooks data securely in order to generate a prioritized list of recommendations for business improvements. The application then provides all the analytics, the content, and the partners you’ll need to help you turn these recommendations into action. Whether it is optimized pricing, switching office supplies vendors, or prioritizing your most profitable customers, each of the recommendations drives right to the bottom line.

Bottlenose, Inc.

Series A in 2013
Bottlenose is a cognitive computing company that makes data analysis easy. By automating machine learning, data mining, and predictive analytics, Bottlenose helps its clients spend more time extracting insights and less time managing data. The company's platform, Nerve Center, makes BI live and interactive. It detects patterns and trends in massive amounts of rapidly changing data to help customers achieve business awareness and complete insight into what is going on in and around the organization. The company was founded in 2010 and headquartered in Sherman Oaks, California.

MAZ

Seed Round in 2012
MAZ is the content logistics company. Brands like Bloomberg, Hearst, Conde Nast, Fast Company and Harvard Business Review trust their system to process, curate, publish and monetize their content to audiences across mobile, social media, TV apps, voice assistants and more. Since 2010, MAZ has powered content logistics for over 1,000 companies; processing and distributing over half a billion pieces of content to millions of users across 200+ countries. The company has been selected for the INC 30 Under 30 and Entrepreneur’s “Best Entrepreneurial Companies”.

Gizmo.com

Seed Round in 2011
Gizmo is a cloud-based multichannel marketing platform for mobile, tablet, social, and web. Gizmo is a venture-backed San Francisco based company which provides a suite of tools for marketers to build, deploy, and manage cross-platform marketing campaigns. Currently gizmo is in private beta, testing with fortune 500 brands. If you are interested to become a part of the private beta please email contact@gizmo.com. Furthermore, you can sign up at http://www.gizmo.com.

VenueBook

Seed Round in 2014
VenueBook is a marketplace to create a seamless, transactional digital event planning experience. It allows event planners and venue managers to work together in a digitized, collaborative environment. The company also assists with streamlining every step of your event planning process, from inquiry to the actual event, by allowing all transactions to occur within one comprehensive online space making the communication process simple and the event management process easy. VenueBook is dedicated to making the event process simple, quick, and most importantly painless. The company provides comprehensive cloud-based SaaS support for venues looking to optimize their events business and support people looking to book events by creating a one-stop-shop where they can research, communicate, book, and pay for their events, all online. VeneuBook was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in New York, NY, USA.

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.

Adility

Series A in 2011
Adility LLC, a technology company, provides an infrastructure for digital promotion creation, distribution, POS redemption, and settlement to retailers, brands, publishers, and developers to enable online-to-offline commerce transactions. The company offers Adility Connect, which provides tools to create, manage, and distribute digital promotions; Adility Cloud, which stores brand and retailer promotions; and Adility Gateway, an interface that enables the redemption of codes used for prepaid or coupon campaigns at the point of sale. Its products provide a framework of Web applications and development tools for brands and retailers to drive store traffic via their own and third-party mobile and Web applications. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia with an additional location in San Francisco, California. As of December 10, 2012, Adility LLC operates as a subsidiary of InComm, Inc.

MAZ

Seed Round in 2013
MAZ is the content logistics company. Brands like Bloomberg, Hearst, Conde Nast, Fast Company and Harvard Business Review trust their system to process, curate, publish and monetize their content to audiences across mobile, social media, TV apps, voice assistants and more. Since 2010, MAZ has powered content logistics for over 1,000 companies; processing and distributing over half a billion pieces of content to millions of users across 200+ countries. The company has been selected for the INC 30 Under 30 and Entrepreneur’s “Best Entrepreneurial Companies”.

Social Rewards

Seed Round in 2014
Social Rewards, Inc. offers social media based loyalty marketing programs. It provides social media, affiliate programs, and loyalty marketing services. The company’s loyalty marketing program awards brand consumers for engaging in social media activity. It serves airlines, hotels, dining, movies/movie theaters, e-commerce, merchandise, and conferences/live events. Social Rewards, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in Torrance, California.

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.