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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.

How New York can be the new Silicon Valley — without Amazon

How New York can be the new Silicon Valley — without Amazon

We shouldn't rely on help from the West Coast when NYC is full of homegrown talent that merely needs support.

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

We're looking for roles like:
Head of NFT Product & Innovation @Loupe_art
Director of Finance @GoAuntFlow
Marketing Lead at @waInuthq
and more!

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

With companies like @Apple and @Netflix using its platform, portfolio company @GoCNote invested almost $300M in financial institutions focused on lending to minority-owned businesses and underserved communities. Learn how: https://bit.ly/3QF7ZRv #inclusion #equity

Listed as one of the best swimwear startups to know in 2022 by @BusinessInsider, our portfolio company @Andieswim is sure to make a splash this summer! #startup #fashion #femalefounder https://bit.ly/3aTZqlL

Today, we celebrate freedom.

Allow Juneteenth to serve as a reminder of our history and empower us to continue to strive for racial justice and equality. #Juneteenth #Juneteenth2022

Happy #FathersDay, especially to all the dedicated parents leading our portfolio companies.

We'd also like to shine a spotlight on companies like @vivviearlylearn, which continuously works to provide a family-inclusive future of work. #FathersDay2022

Explore how leather alternatives like @ModernMeadow's protein solution are beginning to catch on as more luxury brands drop the use of exotic leather. #Sustainability #luxuryfashion https://bit.ly/3mvtkix

With new animal feed production facilities planned for the future, our portfolio company Do Good Foods is working to create jobs and divert food waste by the hundreds of tons. Discover how: https://bit.ly/3mrQqqq
#foodwaste #sustainability

"80% of the team is female. And we continue efforts to keep growing the team and giving young promising female professionals opportunities to rise up, be successful, and gain exposure to the corporate world" - @GoCNote's @YTarasava on the JobMakers podcast https://bit.ly/3MztU9H

.@CNBC speaks with the incredible Sea Briganti, CEO of @LOLIWARE, on replacing plastics at scale with a seaweed biopolymer that can go through existing plastics manufacturing equipment! #sustainability #seaweedstraws https://cnb.cx/3O2De6Z

Take a look at how @OliverBLibby, Managing Partner of H/L Ventures, analyzes the evolution of climate tech with @VentureBeat and suggests the key to advancing innovative climate solutions.
#cleantech #climatetech https://bit.ly/3Mw3m97

Hear @Sealedhomes Founder and President @AndyJFrank speak with @drvolts of the Volts #podcast on the challenges of household energy efficiency and the benefits of a fully electrified home. #cleanenergy #sustainability https://bit.ly/3GqVOmD