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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.

The NYC Venture Capital News Digest: 12/2/2019

The NYC Venture Capital News Digest: 12/2/2019

This bi-weekly column covers the latest news from venture capital firms in NYC for the second half of November 2019 featuring must know news including news for Harlem Capital Partners, CityRock Venture Partners, and much more.

Finding free money for your social impact startup

Finding free money for your social impact startup

Some venture capitalists have a bias against startups with an explicit positive social impact on the grounds that they have a smaller addressable market, and that the founders are not sufficiently focused on creating shareholder wealth.

Today, we'd like to share our genuine appreciation for all our founders, as well as our amazing team at H/L Ventures!

We are grateful for all you do and for the great work we have accomplished together this year!

Applications are now open for our MBA Internship!

We're seeking enthusiastic and dedicated MBA Interns to join our family to support our Investments Team and Portfolio Companies.

Apply now! https://bit.ly/3l1rcij

#werehiring #internship #intern #hiring

A historic moment for decarbonization! @DBaird13 and the @BlocPower team are working with Ithaca, NY, to electrify thousands of homes and save almost 160K tons of CO2!

https://wapo.st/3GR91Fi #decarbonization #electrifyeverything #sustainability #electricity

H/L Ventures Managing Partner, @OliverBLibby, shares the most prevalent myths going around in the world of venture capital and identifies ways the industry can experience more growth and inclusivity

#VC #venturecapital https://bit.ly/3r0dyje

According to a study from @PNASNews, combatting climate change provides an array of immediate benefits like cleaner air, less hospital visits and more:

#cleanenergy #climatechange #sustainability https://bit.ly/2ZNMhVt

Our portfolio company, @join_chptr, is working to reimagine memorialization by providing a platform for people to gather, share, and hold stories of their loved ones to shape the lives of future generations.

Join their waitlist: https://bit.ly/3cnQMt0 #memorialization

Looking for your next opportunity? H/L portcos are hiring!

We're looking to fill:
Digital & Social Brand & Experience Manager at Do Good Foods
Dir. of Business Development at @solarforgood
Sr. Manager, Partnerships at @andieswim

Apply here: https://careers.h-l.vc/ #wearehiring

From driving radical candor and enabling open communication for professional growth to providing mental releases to avoiding burnout, here are ways @melfellay finds women are redefining entrepreneurship. #femalefounder #entrepreneur #startups https://bit.ly/3o7aoqV

The fashion industry produces 100 billion items a year, resulting in a huge impact on the environment.

Learn how we can begin efforts to a fair and sustainable industry through reusing and recycling. #sustainability #climatecrisis https://bit.ly/2ZIOH7O

Conserving the ocean's precious wildlife was a top priority when this town began its conservation efforts almost 20 years ago.

Hear how their actions have helped the number of sea turtle nests reach 200,000 nests. #conservation #protectnature https://bit.ly/3bt5vm6

Women are still underrepresented in every role of the corporate ladder.

From setting clear goals to garnering support from peers, here are ways to combat the glass ceiling many women face in today's workforce.
#femalefounders #glassceiling #equality https://bit.ly/3BFm2xH