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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 for the best talent for roles like:
Director of Business Operations, @Holler_io
Head of School (NYC), @vivviearlylearn

Apple now: https://careers.h-l.vc/jobs

#nowhiring #hiring #recruiting

86% of menstruators have started their period in public without access to needed supplies.

Our portco @GoAuntFlow tells how they joined with the @akronlibrary so no one has to abandon their studies due to this disparity.

#periodequity #womenshealth - https://bit.ly/3DWIIhX

NIL collectives are spreading across universities thanks to celebrities like @drewbrees and companies like @SpryCompliance, who is helping student-athletes and schools take advantage of opportunities while navigating complex regulations. https://bit.ly/3fboFCb #nil #startups

Congrats to our portco @BlocPower on launching @tech4publicgood together with @aclima, @BitwiseInd, and Promise. Read more on @CityLab: https://bloom.bg/3BD6AWg

#TechForGood #ImpactInvesting

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

We're looking for roles like:
VP, Solution Engineering, @SorceroCo
VP, Product Marketing, @SorceroCo
VP, Finance, @Holler_io

Apply now: https://careers.h-l.vc/jobs

#wearehiring #recruitment #jobs

Covid underscored how important it is for healthcare professionals to have comprehensive, streamlined data. [Sorcero] leverages AI for medical insights that impact patient outcomes. Watch the on-demand webinar: https://bit.ly/3BS5ZA4

#DataAnalytics #LifeSciences #HealthTech"

According to @lifewiretech #CommunitySolar could more than double the US’s total solar capacity. Our portfolio company @solarforgood is leading the way, bringing #CleanEnergy opportunities to the 80% of people unable to install rooftop #solar. https://bit.ly/3BmTfAa #climate

MSL Journal shares, "Each day across the #lifesciences, experts are overcome with new data." Read how @SorceroCo CCO @RichardGraves says #medicalaffairs teams can use AI to deliver the right #data and insights at the right time to impact patient outcomes: https://bit.ly/3BgacMl

Pittsburgh's #climateaction plan is in motion to reduce emissions 50% by 2030. @sealedhomes is proud to be part of the solution, making homes more #energyefficient and liveable. Watch to learn more: https://bit.ly/3S4u23U

#HVAC #homeowners #Pittsburgh @SalzLauren @AndyJFrank