REDDIT'S ALEXIS OHANIAN BETS ON SOCCER SCOUTING WITH TECH VENTURE
Bloomberg, December 2019
Reddit Inc. co-founder Alexis Ohanian is betting that the world of soccer scouting is an industry ripe for disruption.
CATALYTE LAUNCHED A PLATFORM TO HELP COMPANIES CHANGE HOW THEY ADD TECH TALENT
Technically, October 2019
The Baltimore-based company developed an in-house system to create more diverse tech workforces made up of...
LONG ON HAIR: THE WORLD'S FIRST VENTURE-BACKED HUMAN-HAIR-EXTENSION COMPANY WANTS TO BE THE AIRBNB OF SALONS
Forbes, Sep 2019
Founded in 2013 by African American entrepreneur Diishan Imira, 38, Mayvenn is the only venture-backed startup to...
MANCHESTER CITY AND FAZE CLAN SIGN WIDE-RANGING PARTNERSHIP
SportsPro, Sep 2019
English soccer champions Manchester City have announced a partnership with the popular esports organisation...
MAHMEE RAISES $3M FROM SERENA WILLIAMS AND MARK CUBAN, LED BY HAMILTON TO DISRUPT PRENATAL AND POSTPARTUM CARE
Forbes, July 2019
Maternal and infant health tech company Mahmee just closed a $3M funding round that includes prominent...
LEAFLINK GETS $35M FOR ITS CANNABIS MARKETPLACE AS SPACE CONTINUES TO LIGHT UP
Crunchbase, Aug 2019
LeafLink, a wholesale marketplace for the cannabis industry, said today it's closed a $35 million Series B round of funding...
HEALTHTECH STARTUP MAHMEE RAISES $3M TO HELP IMPROVE MATERNAL AND INFANT OUTCOMES
Crunchbase, July 2019
So it’s no wonder that she, through her firm Serena Ventures, is backing Los Angeles-based maternal and infant...
FORMER SOCCER AGENCY C0-FOUNDER LAUNCHES VIDEO SCOUTING APP GLORIA
Sport Techie, April 2019
While working with her mother as the first women to open and run a soccer agency, Victoire Cogevina carried the cell phone whose number...
THE MINDFULNESS OF BEEKEEPING: THE STORY OF CARLY STEIN FROM BEEKEEPER'S NATURALS
Forbes, December 2018
Carly Stein greets you with a warm smile full of natural sunshine, the opposite of what you might think from a woman...
FANTASMO PIVOTS TO SCOOTER CAMERAS THAT KEEP THEM OFF SIDEWALKS
TechCrunch, November 2018
GPS is too inaccurate to tell if a scooter is being driven or parked in off-limits areas. But as scooter startups compete...
BEAUTY IS IN THE EYES OF THESE BEHOLDERS
The New York Times, Jul 2018
Beautycon is the Super Bowl of the beauty industry, where new products are unveiled and celebrities...
NORDSTROM ACQUIRES 2 DIGITAL RETAIL START-UPS
CNBC, March 2018
Nordstrom announced Thursday two acquisitions that will help it keep pace with retail rivals online, even as...
MOMENTOUS COMES OUT OF ‘STEALTH MODE’
Jackson Hole News & Guide, December 2017
Momentous, a high-quality supplement company based in Jackson, has come out of a self-described “stealth mode.”
PAWPRINT LOOKS TO MAKE ITS MARK WITH EMR-BASED MOBILE APP FOR PET OWNERS
Fierce Pharma, February 2017
Pawprint founder Emily Dong knows what it's like to deal with pets' medical records. Dong has two dogs and has struggled in...
GLORIA BRINGS INTERNATIONAL SOCCER SCOUTING INTO THE 21ST CENTURY
Techcrunch, November 2019
Lionel Messi, who’s still arguably the greatest soccer player in the world, signed his first contract with FC Barcelona when he was...
CODING TRAINING AND OUTSOURCING SERVICE CATALYTE LAUNCHES A TOOLKIT FOR CORPORATE 'UP-SKILLING'
TechCrunch, October 2019
Catalyte, the Baltimore-based coding training and placement service, has launched a new software service...
KYLIE JENNER USES THIS $14 THROAT SPRAY TO FIGHT OFF COLDS - AND IT'S ON AMAZON
People, Sep 2019
It’s officially September, which means cold and flu season is just around the corner. But no matter what month...
FAZE CLAN CLAIM TOP OVERALL ESPORTS ORGANIZATION IN GUMGUM SPORTS’ Q2 ESPORTS ‘SOCIAL FOOTPRINT’ RANKINGS
Yahoo Finance, Sep 2019
In its quarterly rankings of the social reach of esports teams, GumGum Sports gave the Q2 2019 overall organization title...
FLOYD MAYWEATHER ENLISTS JOAKIM NOAH AS FITNESS FRANCHISE GROWS AT RECORD CLIP
Forbes, Aug 2019
Floyd Mayweather is enlisting the help of former NBA All-Star Joakim Noah as an investor to help accelerate the growth...
THE WEED STARTUP THAT SIMPLIFIED THE CANNABIS SUPPLY CHAIN
The Daily Dot, July 2019
The cannabis industry seems here to stay. As funding booms, legalization bills spread, and new innovations are...
FIREFLY RAISES $30 MILLION TO EXPAND ITS BILLBOARD BUSINESS TO TOPS OF NEW YORK TAXIS, UBERS
Forbes, May 2019
Six months after emerging from stealth, Firefly is bringing its digital taxi toppers to New York City, thanks to a fresh...
FASHION COMPANY HAUTE HIJAB SECURES $2.3 MILLION IN FUNDING
The Business Journals, February 2019
New York-based direct-to-consumer fashion and lifestyle brand Haute Hijab has secured $2.3 million in seed...
ARTIE AIMS TO BRING YOU CLOSER TO YOUR DIGITAL IDOLS WITH AUTONOMOUS AR AVATARS
TechCrunch, December 2018
If you spend enough time scrolling through manicured photos of manicured lives on social media, you might come...
COULD AR HELP CITIES REGULATE SCOOTERS?
Fast Company, November 2018
Over the past year, scooters have become a political minefield in some cities where the devices’ ubiquity on sidewalks...
WE TASTE TESTED THE PREFERRED PROTEIN POWDER OF ELITE CLIMBER ALEX HONNOLD
Adventure Sports Network, June 2018
Protein powder has always been an elusive element to my diet. Usually, it doesn’t taste that great. I also come...
FOUNDER SPOTLIGHT: MEET MOTHERLY'S JILL KOZIOL AND LIZ TENETY
Be Curious Partners, March 2018
Motherly is a lifestyle parenting brand redefining motherhood, writing a new narrative that’s powerful and feminine...
CANNABIS MEDIA COMPANY HERB RAISES MILLIONS TO EXPAND TO NYC AND LA
Business Insider, August 2017
Canadian cannabis media company HERB closed a $4.1 million seed round Tuesday in a bid to expand...
CAN FAZE CLAN BUILD A BILLION-DOLLAR BUSINESS?
The New York Times, November 2019
FaZe Clan could be called a media company, or an esports team, or an influencer marketing agency, or all of the above.
MELANIE ELTURK NAMED IN INC.'S 2019 FEMALE FOUNDERS 100 LIST
NBC, Sep 2019
Melanie Elturk joins the second annual list of women building America's most inspiring businesses, along with...
HOW MELANIE ELTURK WENT FROM CIVIL RIGHTS LAWYER TO FOUNDER OF THE LEADING U.S. HIJAB BRAND
Fashionista, Sep 2019
The entrepreneur spills about her approach to fundraising, community-building and the connections...
BEAUTYCON EVOLVED BEYONG MAKEUP
"There's a lyric of Beyonce's that I think about a lot," says Moj Mahdara, Beautycon CEO and cofounder: "I woke up like...
THIS APP AIMS TO SAVE
NEW MOMS' LIVES
NPR, Aug 2019
The U.S. has the worst rate of maternal deaths in the developed world. Thousands of women, especially black women...
MAYWEATHER FITNESS FRANCHISE SIGNS OVER 100 LOCATIONS
Franchise, July 2019
Mayweather Boxing + Fitness, an industry-leading group fitness and boxing experience, announced today that...
FIREFLY RAISES $30M TO BRING MORE ADS TO UBER, LYFTS AND TAXIS
TechCrunch, May 2019
Firefly, a startup that allows ride-hail drivers to make money from advertising, has raised $30 million in Series A...
HERE ARE THE HIP COLIVING APARTMENTS UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN HOLLYWOOD
Curbed LA, January 2019
On a cul-de-sac ear Hollywood Boulevard and Bronson, nestled among midcentury apartment buildings, construction...
VR VETERANS LAUNCH STARTUP FOR INTELLIGENT AR AVATARS
Variety, December 2018
Two veterans of immersive storytelling have banded together for a new Los Angeles-based augmented reality...
THIS COMPANY USES AI TO TEST UNLIKELY ENGINEERS FOR THEIR POTENTIAL
In 2015, Tim Reed was a 24-year old unemployed, college dropout. Money troubles had forces him to put his...
GOLDMAN SACHS BUYS PERSONAL FINANCE START-UP CLARITY MONEY
Reuters, April 2018
Goldman Sachs Group Inc bought Clarity Money, a personal finance startup, to bolster its Marcus online lending...
CO-LIVING PROJECT TO MAKE LOS ANGELES A LITTLE LESS LONELY PLACE
Curbed LA, January 2018
Standing on the rooftop balcony of a neighboring apartment, Prophet Walker looks at his under-construction...
THIS APP IS THE EASIEST WAY TO KEEP YOUR PETS HEALTHY
Britco, March 2017
If your furry friend feels like family, then you know there’s way more to the relationship than trying to...