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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.

CityRock Co-Leads Sorcero’s Series A to Scale the Language Intelligence Platform

CityRock Co-Leads Sorcero’s Series A to Scale the Language Intelligence Platform

Sorcero announced Thursday a $10 million Series A round of funding to continue scaling its medical and technical language intelligence platform.

NYC Venture Capital Fund Aims to Invest in Diverse Entrepreneurs

NYC Venture Capital Fund Aims to Invest in Diverse Entrepreneurs

We sat down with NBC's Linda Gaudino and several of our portfolio founders to talk diversity, entrepreneurship and what it's like to get funding from CityRock.

Nutrition Companies MEND and Upgraid Join Forces

Nutrition Companies MEND and Upgraid Join Forces

MEND, a leader in acute condition-focused clinical nutrition and Upgraid, a leader in science-backed, plant-based products for holistic health, are joining forces. Together, the combined company offers quality, evidence-based nutrition with proven outcomes, inspired by the mission to make “Food as Medicine” easy for all.  Moving forward, both companies and their products will live under the MEND brand.

Demi Moore and Daughters Wear Matching Swimsuits in Andie’s Latest Campaign

Demi Moore and Daughters Wear Matching Swimsuits in Andie’s Latest Campaign

InStyle magazine gets an exclusive look at the stunning photos from the cult-favorite brand.

At SineWave, Early Returns Soar By Bridging Startups To The Public Sector

At SineWave, Early Returns Soar By Bridging Startups To The Public Sector

Sinewave is in Forbes today! We celebrate our friends and close partners Yanev Suissa, Vivek Ladsariya, Pat Muoi, and Chris Gaughan, for the enormous success of their first fund and investments like Databricks, Sentinel One, and Evolv, featured in this piece by Alex Konrad.

Actor Claire Holt Announces New Ventures Including an Andie Swim Collab

Actor Claire Holt Announces New Ventures Including an Andie Swim Collab

As the world reopens, Holt is excited to announce a new venture. "I am actually working with a brand called Andie Swim doing a swim collaboration," she says. "I really loved it, because designing is something I've never really done before. And this time at home during the pandemic has allowed me to explore other avenues outside of acting," she explains.

Andie Swim Debuts its First Celebrity Collab with Claire Holt

Andie Swim Debuts its First Celebrity Collab with Claire Holt

The collection, co-designed by Holt, pays homage to Australia's beaches, with styles named after famous locations such as The Gold Coast, Bondi, Bronte and Byron Bay.

CityRock Ventures and Managing Partner Oliver Libby in the Financial Times

CityRock Ventures and Managing Partner Oliver Libby in the Financial Times

H/L's Oliver Libby spoke to FT's Temple West about the power VCs have to create change in the industry and the launch of H/L's growth fund, CityRock Ventures.

Congratulations to our #portco @inCitu_AR and their latest investment from @SchmidtFutures, enabling inCitu to continue developing groundbreaking AR technology. Learn more about this investment and inCitu here: https://bit.ly/3AXk8uW

#AR #investmentnews

Not only does @SpryCompliance help institutions and #StudentAthletes navigate complex #NIL requirements, they also enable Title IX and sexual misconduct compliance. See how Spry is making an #impact in athletic departments across the country: https://spry.so/insights/ncaa-nil-guidelines/

.@GroupBlack_Co expands on its efforts to create a more equitable media landscape by partnering with @magnite. Read more about how #BlackOwned publishers can harness the power of the platform: https://bit.ly/3tbZxi6

#RepresentationMatters #DEI #media #equity

As the world moves toward "a mass-adoption moment for green technologies," H/L Ventures portcos like @BlocPower, @sealedhomes and @solarforgood help lead the charge for U.S. #ClimateAction. Read more about the tipping point for #CleanEnergy: https://bloom.bg/3tc2nUr

H/L portco Do Good Foods provides #sustainable solutions for the 72% of consumers who are concerned with #foodwaste. You can find Do Good Chicken in 600+ retail locations from Maine to Colorado. Read more about the #impact of food waste on @Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesbusinesscouncil/2022/08/26/why-food-waste-is-at-the-top-of-your-customers-minds-and-what-to-do-about-it/?sh=31dd061166f1

Daily Active Engagement has been central to our investment thesis from the beginning, so we're honored to be recognized on @Inc's Founder-Friendly Investors list. Read more about how we work with #founders: https://bit.ly/3g1oKJe

#ImpactInvesting #Diversity #VC #Startups

Home heating costs are up 17% from last winter. @sealedhomes's Co-Founder & President @AndyJFrank shares #EnergyEfficiency tips for saving money and cutting #CarbonEmissions on @GMA: https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/living/video/tips-save-heating-91203326?utm_content=224085421&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&hss_channel=tw-535451241

#impactinvesting #sustainability @SalzLauren

"Plastic production is forecast to double over the next 20 years while the amount of plastic flowing into the ocean will triple." Our portco @LOLIWARE is reinventing single-use plastics with seaweed-derived products. https://www.reuters.com/world/exclusive-us-seeks-allies-split-emerges-over-global-plastics-pollution-treaty-2022-09-27/

@Reuters #PlasticFree #ImpactInvesting

With its recent #acquisition by MyPower, H/L portco @solarforgood is building a sustainable energy ecosystem leveraging corporate resources to support nationwide expansion of #CommunitySolar. Read more on @SolarPowerWorld: https://www.solarpowerworldonline.com/2022/10/mypower-acquires-community-solar-management-service-solstice-power/

#ImpactInvesting #Startups #VC