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In the Spotlight

Series C

b8ta

Founders
      
Overview
B8ta is a software-powered retailer designed to make physical retail accessible for all. It is a new kind of retail store designed to improve the customer and maker experience. b8ta helps people discover, try, and learn about new tech and innovative products while empowering makers with a simple retail-as-a-service model that puts them in control. When makers have easy, direct access to physical retail, customers will, in turn, have unbiased access to what the world is creating. The company brings makers closer to customers in real life, allowing everyone to discover, try, and learn about new products first hand. It was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Location
Palo Alto San Francisco Seattle Santa Monica
Category
Software Retail Technology Hardware Retail Electronics Shopping Experiential Retail
Pre-Seed

Cargo

Founders
    
Overview
Cargo Systems Inc. are the creators of Cargo, the in-car service that allows rideshare passengers to order products on their phone, without downloading an app. Founded in 2016 by former Birchbox employees, Cargo launched in New York and Boston with thousands of driver signups in 49 states. Cargo works directly with rideshare companies, drivers and brand partners to distribute a variety of products to passengers in-car. A Techstars alumnus, Cargo is venture-backed by Techstars Ventures, Fontinalis Partners, Detroit Venture Partners, Rosecliff Capital.
Location
New York City New York
Category
Marketplace E-Commerce Transportation Advertising Logistics Distribution Ride Sharing Consumer
Pre-Seed

For Days

Founders
    
Overview
For Days is a new OS for manufacturing and commerce. For Days is a basics apparel business designed for circularity. The company aims to drive positive impact by changing relationship with those pesky essentials that have an inherently limited lifespan and save the planet with clothes.
Location
Los Angeles New York
Category
E-Commerce Retail Technology Consumer Manufacturing Fashion Sustainability
Seed

SelfMade

Founders
    
Overview
SelfMade works at the intersection of technology and digital art, empowering individuals and brands to grow their business through social media. Their members' only app uses AI and proprietary technology to connect members with professional image editors and social strategists -- allowing them to build a powerful brand at an affordable price. SelfMade is democratizing an experience once reserved for celebrities and brands.
Location
New York City
Category
Digital Media Internet of Things Digital Marketing Internet Computer Micro Brands Marketing Technology

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Seed

Algopix

Founders
    
Overview
Based in Palo Alto and Tel Aviv, Algopix is an early stage startup backed up by top-tier investors with offices in Palo Alto, California, and Tel Aviv, Israel. Algopix is revolutionizing the way online sellers do business. As an end-to-end product market analysis platform for the multi-trillion dollar eCommerce industry, Algopix was created to provide online sellers the data they need to know what buy and where to sell. The founders have extensive experience in eCommerce having previously owned a successful eCommerce marketing agency (acquired in 2016). After spending time working hand-in-hand with merchants to optimize their online sales, they realized there was a better, technology-driven solution of product market analysis through smart, data-driven technology. Algopix utilizes proprietary algorithms to aggregate critical data points from global online marketplaces around the world and is working with the largest companies to provide price and demand level data, as well as marketing and sourcing actionable insights.
Location
Palo Alto Tel Aviv
Category
Marketplace E-Commerce Software Marketplaces Market Research Internet Information Technology
Seed

Alloy Automation

Founders
    
Overview
Alloy is a no-code tool for creating automated workflows
Location
San Francisco
Category
Software
Series C

b8ta

Founders
      
Overview
B8ta is a software-powered retailer designed to make physical retail accessible for all. It is a new kind of retail store designed to improve the customer and maker experience. b8ta helps people discover, try, and learn about new tech and innovative products while empowering makers with a simple retail-as-a-service model that puts them in control. When makers have easy, direct access to physical retail, customers will, in turn, have unbiased access to what the world is creating. The company brings makers closer to customers in real life, allowing everyone to discover, try, and learn about new products first hand. It was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Location
Palo Alto San Francisco Seattle Santa Monica
Category
Software Retail Technology Hardware Retail Electronics Shopping Experiential Retail
Pre-Seed

CarGo

Founders
    
Overview
Location
San Jose
Category
Logistics Ecommerce Mobility
Pre-Seed

Chec/Commerce.js

Founders
    
Overview
Location
San Francisco Vancouver
Category
E-Commerce Developer APIs Developer Tools Apps Cloud Infrastructure
Series A

Darkstore - Fast AF

Founders
  
Overview
Darkstore is an accessible same-day delivery option on every website that enables access to better products to make both people’s lives and the world a better place. All of their fulfillment locations support on-demand, same-day, and 2-day deliveries. Orders are automatically routed to the fulfillment location that provides the lowest rate for the delivery. Darkstore is located in the United States and it was founded in 2016.
Location
San Francisco Darkstore
Category
Mobile E-Commerce Shipping Retail Logistics Delivery
Pre-Seed

Flyp

Founders
    
Overview
Got used clothes? Let a Pro sell it for you.
Location
San Francisco
Category
E-Commerce
Seed

Invisible Commerce

Founders
  
Overview
Location
Seattle
Category
Ecommerce Infrastructure Commerce and Shopping
Seed

Olive

Founders
  
Overview
At Olive we are on a mission to eliminate the hassles of online shopping while simultaneously creating a marketplace that is built for a more sustainable future. Reimagining online shopping from the ground up, we are building a technology platform to power the most convenient and sustainable e-commerce experience. When you shop at hundreds of our retail partners, you receive consolidated cardboard-free deliveries in secure 2-way Olive Shippers with crazy simple returns – just request a pickup with a single click in the Olive app, drop in any returns, and we handle the rest.
Location
New York City Jersey City
Category
E-Commerce Retail Technology Logistics Sustainability Reverse Logistics
Pre-Seed

Promoted

Founders
    
Overview
Native Promotions For Online Marketplace Platforms
Location
Category
Marketplace E-Commerce
Seed

Queenly

Founders
    
Overview
Queenly is a peer-to-peer marketplace and ML-driven search engine for the formal wear and competition wear industry. Through their unique long-term search feature called ISO (in search of), they're able to satisfy the exact demand of their users that are looking for these specific high priced items with very low usage. Their technology is a comprehensive search experience through the thoroughly labeled database of styles, fabrics, colors, and sizes. Queenly offers both a text based NLP search engine for users to type in a dress description, and computer-vision based visual search, for users to upload a picture of a dress and which allows their ML pipeline matches it to the tens of thousands (and growing) of dresses in their database. Queenly is currently available on iOS and web. Android app is in beta.Queenly also offers a premium service that involves authentication assurance, dry cleaning, packaging and shipping, to truly offer a white glove experience to their users. Queenly is helping innovate the industry to be more sustainable and inclusive solely dedicated to the dress resale market. The company also aims to foster a community of women that uplifts and strives to help one another look and feel like a queen on their special occasion.
Location
San Francisco
Category
Marketplace E-Commerce Fashion iOS Internet
Pre-Seed

Ravacan

Founders
  
Overview
Ravacan is an analytics and collaboration platform for industrial buyers and their suppliers.
Location
San Francisco
Category
Software Small and Medium Businesses B2B Hardware Automotive Logistics Information Technology Industrial Engineering Mechanical Engineering
Series A

Salted

Founders
    
Overview
Salted is the restaurant group of the future. Learn more at hellosalted.com.
Location
Los Angeles
Category
Education Cooking Food and Beverage Grocery Virtual Restaurants Dark Kitchen
Seed

SelfMade

Founders
    
Overview
SelfMade works at the intersection of technology and digital art, empowering individuals and brands to grow their business through social media. Their members' only app uses AI and proprietary technology to connect members with professional image editors and social strategists -- allowing them to build a powerful brand at an affordable price. SelfMade is democratizing an experience once reserved for celebrities and brands.
Location
New York City
Category
Digital Media Internet of Things Digital Marketing Internet Computer Micro Brands Marketing Technology
Pre-Seed

Singuli

Founders
    
Overview
Singuli is an optimization platform for modern retail for retailers who are hindered in managing merchandise-planning with spreadsheets, reports, and legacy tools. This SaaS platform uses real-time data-sets and advanced machine learning to provide demand forecasting and inventory optimization tools that yield dramatic improvements in margins and working capital utilization.
Location
New York City New York
Category
RetailTech SaaS B2B Machine Learning Retail Technology Artificial Intelligence Inventory And Sales Management
Pre-Seed

the Issue

Founders
    
Overview
Video commerce platform for fashion
Location
San Francisco Bay Area
Category
Live Entertainment video commerce
Seed

treet

Founders
    
Overview
Treet helps apparel brands become more circular and control their secondhand market by launching a peer-to-peer resale marketplace. Treet Marketplaces operate as second sites where their customers can buy and sell used items from each other in exchange for cash or credit back to the brand. Treet handles all of the logistics and support while brands share in the profit.
Location
San Francisco
Category
Ecommerce Infrastructure Recommerce
Unknown

Zing

Founders
Overview
Mobility, Future Commerce, Specialty Coffee, and Suburban commerce
Location
New Jersey
Category

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Acquired by Betterworks, Inc.
Acquired by Unity Technologies
Acquired by Groupon

BlueFox.IO

Founders
    
Overview
BlueFox technology senses mobile phones in real-time. Without having to download an app, opt-in or login, BlueFox helps businesses and brands sell more and engage with customers in any location, and in a privacy-friendly way.
Location
San Francisco Sunnyvale
Category
Enterprise Software Big Data Internet of Things Retail Technology Telecommunications

Cargo

Founders
    
Overview
Cargo Systems Inc. are the creators of Cargo, the in-car service that allows rideshare passengers to order products on their phone, without downloading an app. Founded in 2016 by former Birchbox employees, Cargo launched in New York and Boston with thousands of driver signups in 49 states. Cargo works directly with rideshare companies, drivers and brand partners to distribute a variety of products to passengers in-car. A Techstars alumnus, Cargo is venture-backed by Techstars Ventures, Fontinalis Partners, Detroit Venture Partners, Rosecliff Capital.
Location
New York City New York
Category
Marketplace E-Commerce Transportation Advertising Logistics Distribution Ride Sharing Consumer

For Days

Founders
    
Overview
For Days is a new OS for manufacturing and commerce. For Days is a basics apparel business designed for circularity. The company aims to drive positive impact by changing relationship with those pesky essentials that have an inherently limited lifespan and save the planet with clothes.
Location
Los Angeles New York
Category
E-Commerce Retail Technology Consumer Manufacturing Fashion Sustainability

FrenchFounders

Founders
    
Overview
FrenchFounders is a business network company. it offers a networking platform for French fluent entrepreneurs where members have the opportunity to connect with other entrepreneurs, exchange ideas, build business contacts, and grow their network. The company provides events, workspaces, and benefits for CEOs, top executives, entrepreneurs and investors worldwide. FrenchFounders was founded by Vincent Deruelle in 2014 and is headquartered in New York.
Location
New York Headquarters
Category
Professional Networking Communications Infrastructure Wireless Association

Goodeed

Founders
  
Overview
Goodeed is an internet video advertising company that operates on a charity model. Goodeed operates by turning the advertising budgets from publishers into donations for charity. Registered users can click on an action: give a meal, give a vaccine or plant a tree. This opens a video advert that users must watch for at least twenty seconds. The money payed for the advertisement by the publisher will be forwarded to World Vision, World Food Programme, UNICEF, WWF, WeForest or one of the other participating charity organizations. Goodeed was founded by Vincent Touboul Flachaire in 2014. The company is based in Ile-de-France, Paris.
Location
Paris Headquarters
Category
Digital Media Advertising Charity Consumer

Hyphen

Founders
    
Overview
Hyphen is a leading mobile employee voice and engagement platform. Every employee - from the new intern up to the CEO - can post any question anytime anonymously, get real-time responses and start unbiased, safe conversations. Hyphen boosts employee engagement, increases productivity and retention.
Location
San Francisco
Category
Enterprise Software Market Research Human Resources

Oliver

Founders
    
Overview
Applying for a visa shouldn't be scary. Dowza is here to make the process as easy to understand as possible so applying for your visa can be a breeze. Oliver does not work, or is in any way, affiliated to the US government. As a private company, their goal is to help their customers file correct and complete visa applications. Please keep in mind that the US government is the only authorized entity in charge of accepting or rejecting your visa application.
Location
New York Brooklyn HQ
Category
Travel Consulting Service Industry Tourism Government Document Preparation

OTO Systems

Founders
      
Overview
OTO Systems is an SRI International spin-off venture building the next generation in speech tech by merging the modalities of words + intonation for a much deeper understanding of conversations. OTO Systems' platform uses AI to coach call center representatives in real-time during each call, allowing businesses to deliver a hyper-personalized customer experience at scale.
Location
New York City New York Zurich
Category
Enterprise Software Software Analytics Artificial Intelligence Natural Language Processing Speech Recognition Call Center Voice Technology

Presence AI

Founders
  
Overview
Presence.ai allows anyone to do business over messaging easily and efficiently. Based in San Francisco and New-York, Presence.ai is a passionate team of entrepreneurs working hard to build the next generation of communication applications. Their Messaging Assistant powered by Artificial Intelligence allows clients to engage with businesses 24/7. The Bot, will automatically manage the conversation with clients without interrupting businesses productivity, saving them valuable time. They craft Intelligent Assistants that help consumers get their questions answered, book appointments or orders, with natural conversations over SMS, twitter, FB.
Location
San Francisco
Category
Enterprise Software Messaging Artificial Intelligence

Senders

Founders
    
Overview
Senders™ is a contextual intelligence email service which merged with Evercontact to provide the best quality email data to its clients. They are focused on enhancing the email experience for individuals and businesses.
Website
Location
San Francisco New York City Paris New York OMC Inc HQ
Category
Enterprise Software CRM Software Robotics SaaS Email Information Technology

Skip

Founders
  
Overview
GoSkip is a mobile solution that provides shoppers with the fastest way to check out, without waiting in line. The complete solution consists of a mobile app, a dedicated GoSkip lane, and POS integration.
Location
Salt Lake City Cincinnati Headquarters
Category
Enterprise Software RetailTech Apps Consumer