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NEXUS Impact Accelerator in partnership with H/L Ventures, BNP Paribas Wealth Management, and sponsors

NEXUS Impact Accelerator in partnership with H/L Ventures, BNP Paribas Wealth Management, and sponsors

NEXUS, a unique community representing over $700B in family assets with a deep dedication to social impact, today announced the launch of its second annual NEXUS Impact Accelerator. To help manage this exciting program, NEXUS is partnering with H/L Ventures ("H/L"), one of the original venture studios and New York's most active firm focused on impact and diversity. Working together, the NEXUS Impact Accelerator team is primed to bring value to impact-driven start-ups by combining powerful networks, varied experience, diversity in all respects, and potential access to capital.

Andie Swim Raises $18.5M from Jay-Z’s Venture Fund

Andie Swim Raises $18.5M from Jay-Z’s Venture Fund

Andie Swim has announced the closing of its Series B round led by Marcy Venture Partners with participation from CityRock and Gaingels, among others.

Looking Past Charismatic Would-Be Billionaires – To Diversity & Returns

Looking Past Charismatic Would-Be Billionaires – To Diversity & Returns

Forbes interviewed H/L's Co-Founder Oliver Libby to discuss ways the firm has leveraged diversity and impact as a competitive advantage in VC.

BlocPower’s CEO Donnel Baird Wants to Electrify Every Building in America

BlocPower’s CEO Donnel Baird Wants to Electrify Every Building in America

Donnel Baird is on a mission to ensure that everyone gets heating and cooling—the green way. No fossil fuels, no gas, just clean electricity.

Hydra Studios in the Washington Post: How Luxury Survived the Pandemic

Hydra Studios in the Washington Post: How Luxury Survived the Pandemic

"The quest for high-end possessions and experiences didn’t disappear. In fact, it expanded",- says Washington Post in the Creators Issue.

Ithaca partners with Blocpower to decarbonize its buildings by 2030

Ithaca partners with Blocpower to decarbonize its buildings by 2030

BlocPower, a Brooklyn-based climate-tech startup, was selected to partner with the city of Ithaca in the plan to decarbonize its buildings.

Andie Swim Opens Winter Pop-up Shop in Florida

Andie Swim Opens Winter Pop-up Shop in Florida

Andie Swim is opening its first brick-and-mortar store, a pop-up in West Palm Beach, Fla., today; it will run through April 30.

Blocpower & Sealed Among the 7 Rising Climate Tech Startups

Blocpower & Sealed Among the 7 Rising Climate Tech Startups

Business Insider spoke with VCs that invest in climate tech to discuss the most notable startups in the industry.

BlocPower to bring rooftop Wi-Fi to 100,000 Bronx residents

BlocPower to bring rooftop Wi-Fi to 100,000 Bronx residents

The South Bronx network, which includes 50 public housing buildings, should be online in a couple weeks, Donnel Baird, founder of BlocPower, told The Hill.

This Entrepreneur Made a Splash in the $16 Billion Swimwear Market By Listening to Her Customers

This Entrepreneur Made a Splash in the $16 Billion Swimwear Market By Listening to Her Customers

Andie Swim's Melanie Travis and her entrepreneurial grit behind the success and thriving of the swimwear brand during and post-pandemic.

Looking for your next opportunity? H/L portcos are hiring!

We're looking to fill roles like:
GM of Schools at @vivviearlylearn
Senior Polymer Scientist at @LOLIWARE
Video Producer at @join_chptr
and more!

Apply here: https://bit.ly/3m0qbXz #wearehiring

We're honored to partner with @theNEXUSsummit and launch its annual NEXUS Impact Accelerator to provide social entrepreneurs with the tools to succeed and change the world!

Learn more: https://prn.to/3FBREGE #entrepreneur #WeAreNexus #socialimpact #startup

Congrats to @Holler_io, which was recently named @VFInsights' 2021 Venture of the Year. #startups #innovation #conversationalmedia

Check out this mention of our portfolio company @Sorceroco and its innovative technology. Read more about MSL Metamorphosis throughout the pandemic in this blog. https://bit.ly/33tSNCV #MSLs #tech #AI

Hear from @goCNote VP and Head of Business Development, Danielle Burns, as she highlights the increasing number of #womenofcolor #entrepreneurs and the need to give them the same access to capital as their white and male peers. https://bit.ly/3JanZYe

In an effort to combat #climatechange, the New York City Council banned the use of gas in new buildings.

Learn about the city's journey to #electrification and @BlocPower Co-Founder @MisterKinch's role in making this happen: https://bit.ly/335BDvA

Our Managing Partner @oliverblibby sat down with @bhdoherty of @Forbes to talk about the role of diversity and impact in investing, the launch of H/L Ventures, vital considerations when it comes to investments, and more! https://bit.ly/3tka1NN #investing #vc #venturecapital

Congratulations to @andieswim for raising an $18.5M Series B and furthering its mission of empowerment! https://yhoo.it/3n1lPk1

#SeriesB #fashion #femalefounder

In February, our partners at Do Good Foods are set to launch carbon-reduced chicken to combat climate change! Learn more about this revolutionary product: https://politi.co/31ugOsJ #sustainability #foodwaste #climatechange

Congratulations to @goCNote's Co-founder and CEO, Catherine Berman, for her placement in Worth Media's Worthy 100, a list of entrepreneurs who make an impact both personally and through their businesses. https://bit.ly/3IxZ8gA

#entrepreneur #Top100

.@roshanpateI, founder and CEO of H/L Ventures portfolio company, @Walnuthq, appears on @rohitmal's Life Self Mastery #Podcast where they touch on everything from Walnut's experience with H/L Ventures to making #healthcare affordable.

Listen now: https://bit.ly/3pRiGVY