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Andie Swim Raises $6.5 Million for Expansion

Andie Swim Raises $6.5 Million for Expansion

The online-only swim brand is already profitable and seeing strong sales, even amid the pandemic.

Andie Swim Raises $6.5 Million Series A Round to Transform the Data Driven Swimwear Ecommerce Experience

Andie Swim Raises $6.5 Million Series A Round to Transform the Data Driven Swimwear Ecommerce Experience

Funding to Fuel Next Phase of Growth, Product Lines and Collaboration.

NVCA Member Spotlight: Hatzimemos / Libby

NVCA Member Spotlight: Hatzimemos / Libby

Welcome to our Member Spotlight series where we give a profile overview of our many diverse members. For this deep dive, we spoke to Oliver B. Libby, Managing Partner of Hatzimemos / Libby.

Investing at the Nexus of Growth, Impact, and Diversity in the Time of COVID-19

Investing at the Nexus of Growth, Impact, and Diversity in the Time of COVID-19

At H/L Ventures, our team has focused on our values during this unusual and, in many ways, tragic year.

This is War: How the CoronaVirus Will Accelerate Innovation

This is War: How the CoronaVirus Will Accelerate Innovation

Wartime spawns innovation. Normally, this happens during a war between people, like World War II or the Cold War. Rapid innovation is a hallmark of these cataclysmic events in human history, from penicillin to Moon rockets; from radar and sonar to microwave ovens; and more. Massive government and private sector funding flows to solve urgent needs, and our society responds to threats by creating new things. Lives are on the line.

Three VC trends Covid-19 is accelerating

Three VC trends Covid-19 is accelerating

Times are difficult right now, but promising signs in regard to deals terms, impact investing and engagement are boding well, writes Oliver Libby, managing partner and co-founder of venture firm Hatzimemos / Libby.

The Long and Winding Road

The Long and Winding Road

Will we ever be back to our pre-February “normal?”

UPGRAID Announces Global Team of Investors, Athletes, Celebrities, and Pharmaceutical Executives Joining to Revolutionize Human Health

UPGRAID Announces Global Team of Investors, Athletes, Celebrities, and Pharmaceutical Executives Joining to Revolutionize Human Health

Using a Scientific Approach to clinically studied organic ingredients, UPGRAID aims to address some of society's largest daily health problems.

AI startup, Sorcero, partners with nation’s largest electrical training program to enable next-gen remote digital content delivery, training and performance support

AI startup, Sorcero, partners with nation’s largest electrical training program to enable next-gen remote digital content delivery, training and performance support

The long-term partnership will enable competency-based model and is a major milestone in the application of augmentation AI that supports critical sectors and advanced jobs training for the advanced energy, lighting, and communication technologies critical to our nation’s infrastructure

Loliware’s kelp-based plastic alternatives snag $6M seed round from eco-conscious investors

Loliware’s kelp-based plastic alternatives snag $6M seed round from eco-conscious investors

The last few years have seen many cities ban plastic bags, plastic straws and other common forms of waste, giving environmentally conscious alternatives a huge boost — among them Loliware, purveyor of fine disposable goods created from kelp.

Congratulations to @ModernMeadow for securing its Series C and continuing to reimagine how the world approaches materials. https://bit.ly/3tycv7V

Our portfolio company @BlocPower, which combines advanced technologies, renewable energy solutions, & structured finance, was a finalist in the @FastCompany's World Changing Idea for the #Energy category!
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Congratulations to Service First on its official launch! An impactful jewelry brand, Service First celebrates those who serve our country and communities. Read the latest @WWD https://bit.ly/3ezvlaa

Watch Service First cofounders Mike Burns and Al Vallejos share the origins of their impactful jewelry brand on @PIX11News https://bit.ly/3eyY9zV

The massive grant initiative by the @SBAgov should help ensure there is still a world of nightlife and live events for the vaccinated world to return to #smallbusiness #Covid https://nyti.ms/3xJIqpe

Like many with their fingers on the pulse of the market, @CreditSuisse sees boom times ahead for #cleanenergy investments of all kinds. https://cnb.cx/3gYoau3

Service First is not a typical jewelry brand. They exist to reconnect consumers to stories of military, first responder, not-for-profit, and front-line workers, symbolically through their work and their #podcast, Redefining the Influencer #LiveServiceFirst https://bit.ly/33gd1MM

#Leadership is a marathon, with the occasional sprint. Keeping your mind and your body ready for these shifts in cadence is essential to becoming (and remaining) a successful #entrepreneur. https://bit.ly/3vnKxwF

It’s often said that “perfection is the enemy of progress.” This was never more true than during a crisis. Prioritizing quick thinking and adaptation is how leaders take their organizations through stormy weather. #entrepreneurs #leadership https://mck.co/3vqtdaA