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Crain’s ranks H/L as one of the most active VC firms in NYC for the second year in a row

Crain’s ranks H/L as one of the most active VC firms in NYC for the second year in a row

Thank you Crain's New York Business – we are honored to be listed as one of the most active VC firms in NYC for the second year in a row and after a most challenging year in the history of our City and country.

Bringing jobs and health benefits, BlocPower unlocks energy efficiency retrofits for low-income communities

Bringing jobs and health benefits, BlocPower unlocks energy efficiency retrofits for low-income communities

Retrofitting buildings to make them more energy efficient and better at withstanding climate change-induced extreme weather is going to be a big, multibillion-dollar business. But it’s one that’s been hard for low-income communities to tap, thanks to obstacles ranging from faulty incentive structures to an inability to adequately plan for which upgrades will be most effective in which buildings.

BlocPower Raises $63 Million Series A to Green Urban Buildings and Creates Innovative Financing Solution Alongside the Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group

BlocPower Raises $63 Million Series A to Green Urban Buildings and Creates Innovative Financing Solution Alongside the Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group

Funding Fuels Expansion to Scale "Green Heat" Building Sustainability Upgrades Across the U.S. to Address Climate Change, High Unemployment Rates, Public Health, and Economic Inequality.

Here’s what you should do in New York City from art and shopping to wellness and cuisine.

Here’s what you should do in New York City from art and shopping to wellness and cuisine.

The newest self-care destination in New York City has been strategically designed with COVID-19 restrictions as top priorities. The flagship Hydra Studios location on Wall Street opened on January 4, 2021 after construction halted in March due to the pandemic. The founders of this wellness studio, fitness oasis, and luxury outpost used this time to reimagine the space with new industry standards in mind to keep clients as safe as possible.

Sandhya Murali is putting clean energy in the hands of ordinary Americans

Sandhya Murali is putting clean energy in the hands of ordinary Americans

Rooftop solar panels are a triple-threat. They allow people to save money on electricity, invest in renewable energy, and help combat the climate crisis. Unfortunately, the majority of Americans – 80% in fact – cannot install a rooftop system. Sandhya Murali is changing that.

CNote Raises $3 Million to Scale Technology-Enabled Investment Into America’s Most Underserved Communities

CNote Raises $3 Million to Scale Technology-Enabled Investment Into America’s Most Underserved Communities

CNote, a women-founded and led financial technology platform that makes it easy to invest in economic inclusion, has closed a $3 million dollar oversubscribed private funding round to extend its reach in the fast-growing socially responsible investing space.

Upgraid and Naturex announce collaboration

Upgraid and Naturex announce collaboration

Organic wellness company Upgraid has announced a collaboration with Naturex, part of Givaudan, to expand its product portfolio.

Upgraid Joins Forces with Naturex to Deliver Organic Ingredients Backed by Clinical Science

Upgraid Joins Forces with Naturex to Deliver Organic Ingredients Backed by Clinical Science

Upgraid, the first ever wellness company with a science-based approach, has announced a collaboration with Naturex, part of Givaudan, to expand its product portfolio.

Hydra Studios Raises $3.8M for its Network of Wellness Spaces

Hydra Studios Raises $3.8M for its Network of Wellness Spaces

Hydra Studios, an operator of wellness spaces in the city launched by two Goldman alums, is looking to serve this market through its network of spaces for people to relax, workout, and recharge at convenient locations throughout the city as we began pondering life post-COVID.

Funders Begin to Look Upstream — to Women

Funders Begin to Look Upstream — to Women

Portfolios have better returns when diverse backgrounds and minds collaborate to build strong companies.

As a result of the #pandemic, the U.S. energy sector lost 10% of its workforce. To revive the industry, the #Biden administration reported a clean energy plan that not only combats #climatechange but produces millions of well-paying jobs.https://reut.rs/3lmxUjU

Check out the first episode of #TheOWLFactor: Lessons in Leadership with @OliverBLibby, H/L Ventures Managing Partner, as he chats with @Pfizer Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Sally Sussman on #leadership and #trust. https://bit.ly/37jPM6A

In the latest episode of the Global Tech Leaders #podcast, H/L Ventures Managing Partner, @OliverBLibby discusses his #leadership journey, his commitment to protecting and promoting people and the planet, and his passion for #diversity. Listen here: https://apple.co/3frip6w

Helen Mayer built her company, Otter, when she rejected her dream job to care for her children. After raising $23 million, she's helped over 7,000 families coordinate care and allow parents to reenter the workforce. #entrepreneur #femalefounder https://www.forbes.com/sites/rebeccaszkutak/2021/07/08/otter-raises-23-million-to-tackle-broken-childcare-market-and-pay-stay-at-home-parents/?sh=6c5e9e107c21

Promoting the well-being of your employees can lead to new opportunities create connections that allow employees to flourish. Here's how organizations can proactively improve the #mentalhealth of their employees and significantly benefit their #business. https://bit.ly/3eZiNZE

Come join @JesseKay, Venture Partner at H/L, tomorrow as he leads a discussion with industry influencers and serial entrepreneurs on the #tech transformation of #music, innovative #blockchain technology, and the benefits of #NFTs! Register for free here: https://bit.ly/3zS3El5

Congratulations @goCNote on your inclusion in @BusinessInsider's list of promising fintechs revolutionizing Wall Street! https://bit.ly/3f045BD #impactinvesting #fintech #femalefounded

2 out of 5 Americans can't #recycle conveniently, according to a report from the Recycling Partnership. From creating more equitable grants to proposing a National Recycling Strategy, here are ways people are looking to improve recycling services. https://bit.ly/3kj6r1P

After becoming a 16-year-old single mother, Amy Montoya looked for ways to empower those just like her. That's when she created Empowered Mums in 2019 to support single mothers with support groups, groceries, and even school supplies. #entrepreneur https://bit.ly/3yXsG1p

Join us as we get real about how diversity is everyone's responsibility with Gayle Jennings O'Byrne and @wocstarfund on their excellent #podcast: #VCsOfftheRecord out today! Listen here: https://spoti.fi/2VOe6ew
#venturecapital #diversityandinclusion #impactinvesting

With an upbringing in the financial services industry, Delynn Alexander embarked on a journey that led to her co-founding a majority #female company, Aria Financial Services, and a 30-year-long career at Northwestern Mutual. #leadership https://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonbisnoff/2021/06/27/northwestern-mutual-30-year-veteran-climbed-ranks-from-intern-to-running-her-own-team/?sh=3838293358a7