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Sealed Raises $16M Series B to Modernize Residential Heating and Cooling

Sealed Raises $16M Series B to Modernize Residential Heating and Cooling

Lauren Salz, co-founder and CEO of Sealed, discusses the company's green mission and new Series B funding round on Cheddar TV.

Oliver Libby a Finalist for Crain’s New York Business Diversity Awards Program

Oliver Libby a Finalist for Crain’s New York Business Diversity Awards Program

H/L's Oliver Libby became a finalist for Crain's New York Business' first-ever diversity awards program. This award recognizes individuals with substantial contributions to driving diversity initiatives within their organization.

H/L Ventures Announces Closing of its CityRock Venture Capital Fund

H/L Ventures Announces Closing of its CityRock Venture Capital Fund

CityRock, like all H/L Ventures investment funds, is focused on investing in companies at the nexus of growth, impact, and diversity.

H/L’s Managing Partner Oliver Libby in the Venture Capital Journal

H/L’s Managing Partner Oliver Libby in the Venture Capital Journal

Oliver Libby talks about the importance of the entire VC sector taking responsibility for diversity - in entrepreneurs, VCs, LPs and beyond - in this feature from Venture Capital Journal.

Crunchbase Strategy Session: H/L Makes Investing In Diverse Founders Its Mission

Crunchbase Strategy Session: H/L Makes Investing In Diverse Founders Its Mission

Oliver Libby spoke to Crunchbase's Christine Hall about his mission to work with diverse founders, investing in renewable energy, and other sectors he has his eye on.

BlocPower’s Donnel Baird is a 2021 Columbia University Entrepreneur of the Year

BlocPower’s Donnel Baird is a 2021 Columbia University Entrepreneur of the Year

We are celebrating the Founder & CEO of Blocpower, Donnel Baird, on receiving the much-deserved Entrepreneur of the Year award.

CNote among mission-driven financial institutions to receive PayPal’ deposit of $135MM

CNote among mission-driven financial institutions to receive PayPal’ deposit of $135MM

CNote among the mission-driven financial institutions and management funds to receive PayPal’s deposit of $135 million of its capital to fight barriers to economic equity.

CNote featured in a Forbes piece about community investing

CNote featured in a Forbes piece about community investing

The story behind CNote’s Promise Account and what sparked the desire to build the infrastructure and technology to enable community investing.

Andie Swim among the top 8 innovative swimwear brands featured by Fast Company

Andie Swim among the top 8 innovative swimwear brands featured by Fast Company

These 8 innovative swimwear brands will keep you looking (and feeling) great all summer.

How And Why To Lean Into Your Strengths As A Diverse Leader

How And Why To Lean Into Your Strengths As A Diverse Leader

H/L’s Venture Partner Tanya Perkins was interviewed by Forbes.

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