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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.

Seaweed Straws Leader Supported by Venture Capital

Seaweed Straws Leader Supported by Venture Capital

LOLIWARE, the world's leading seaweed-based material technology company replacing plastics, announced the close of a $6MM financing round, led by prominent NY venture firm Hatzimemos / Libby.

The Brief: Blended climate finance, lab-grown meat, JPMorgan’s development finance, circular economy for plastics, Sorenson’s Winter Innovation Summit

The Brief: Blended climate finance, lab-grown meat, JPMorgan’s development finance, circular economy for plastics, Sorenson’s Winter Innovation Summit

Loliware fights ‘status quo’ for straws

Loliware fights ‘status quo’ for straws

A New York-based material technology company clinched $6 million in venture capital and aims to boost manufacturing of its flagship biodegradable straw in hopes of replacing single-use plastic straws.

Loliware closes $6MM venture round with top impact investors

Loliware closes $6MM venture round with top impact investors

LOLIWARE, the world's leading seaweed-based material technology company replacing plastics, announced the close of a $6MM financing round, led by prominent NY venture firm Hatzimemos / Libby.

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