Andie is a designer and manufacturer of one-piece women’s swimsuits and sells them to consumers through its eCommerce platform. Its products are offered as a direct-to-consumer brand that cuts out retails middlemen and enables women to browse and buy designer-quality swimwear at accessible prices that they can try and home and find which one fits them best. By offering women high-design, luxurious swimsuits at an accessible price point, Andie provides a compelling and much needed alternative to existing options in the swimwear market.
Aunt Flow is working to ensure everyone has access to quality menstrual products. We sell our 100% organic cotton tampons and pads to businesses, so they can offer them for free to employees and guests. In just 1 year, we have grown to stock over 100 businesses including Brown University, Stanford University, Viacom, LBrands, and Twitter. In addition to selling more than 1million pieces in year one, we have donated 350,000 tampons and pads to menstruators in need in the USA. Aunt Flow has positively impacted legislation in California, Illinois, and New York - Now schools in these states are required to offer free menstrual products in the bathrooms.
The Automotus team is on a mission to transform urban mobility by helping cities, airports, fleets, and small businesses manage the unprecedented rise in congestion and emissions from commercial vehicle traffic. We’ve developed first-of-its-kind computer vision technology that helps our customers make smarter policy decisions using comprehensive,real-time curb activity data; fully automate payment for commercial vehicle (un)loading and parking; automate enforcement of curbside violations; make accessible real-time curb availability data for drivers; and incentivize adoption of electric vehicles. From cities to residents and small businesses, our solutions are meant to benefit everyone by making our communities safer, healthier, and more efficient places to live and move. Our technology supports cities across the US and in Europe, including the nation’s first zero-emissions delivery zones in Santa Monica and Los Angeles.
BlocPower is an energy technology startup that develops healthier, greener, and smarter buildings. It leverages advanced technologies, innovative electrification equipment, and structured finance to provide green heating and cooling to urban buildings. The company also connects government agencies, utilities, building owners, and smart equipment providers to identify unhealthy, energy-wasting buildings to retrofit. Its propriety machine learning platform then determines which retrofits will produce the most energy savings at scale and uses the cloud and IoT to gather data and remotely monitor energy consumption. Since its founding, BlocPower has completed energy projects in nearly 1,000 buildings and delivers results ahead of schedule and under budget. It utilizes its proprietary software for analysis, leasing, project management, and monitoring of urban clean energy projects and its customers are saving 20-40% on their energy bills each year. The company is backed by top investors, including Kapor Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, American Family Insurance Institute for Corporate and Social Impact, AccelR8, The Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group, Elemental Excelerator, CityRock Venture Partners, The Schmidt Family Foundation, and Salesforce Ventures. Donnel Baird and Morris Cox co-founded the company in Brooklyn, New York in 2014.
Bump provides financial tools for YouTube, Snap, and Instagram content creators, a class of creator professionals misunderstood by traditional financial institutions. Bump also helps creators realize undiscovered revenue opportunities and understand their market value.
CNote gives corporations, institutions and individuals a simple, effective way to invest in under-resourced communities at scale. The women-led technology platform deploys corporate cash into loan funds and insured deposit products at impact-driven community financial institutions that advance economic equality, racial justice, gender equity and climate change initiatives.
Command Systems is a Microsoft ISV Partner focusing on developing customized solutions for significant under-served verticals. With over 200 years of combined government contracting experience, Command Systems takes the administrative, reporting, and compliance complexity out of government contracting by acting as a compliance shield and enhancing business performance at a lower cost for a startup, small, and medium-sized federal government contractors.
Conductiv is an AI-powered, decisioning data conductor for lenders that enables them to continuously improve lending accuracy and quality. It aims to get lenders back to business as usual while gaining easy access to data needed to lend during and after Covid-19. Its work recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in “found money” for a top-five lender—meaning new revenue but with no additional customer acquisition cost! The company was founded in 2019 and is based in New York, New York.
Gabbi empowers women to understand their bodies and proactively seek the care they need. We use AI and clinical research to decrease the rate of preventable diseases and delayed diagnosis that affect women. Our proprietary risk model is the first-ever consumer facing platform that assesses a woman’s lifetime risk of disease, provides personalized & interactive action plans, and activates a community of engagement and support.
Our mission is simple: dramatically transform the face of media ownership and investment. The Black-owned media industry is nascent, and needs more investment and acceleration to catalyze a more robust ecosystem. Group Black was born to solve this problem. Group Black drives scalable Black-media ownership at pace and focuses on building Black-owned media businesses that embrace diversity in their organizations and audiences. Most importantly, Group Black delivers great content and experiences, as well as new, high-performing ways for advertisers to connect with consumers.