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How The Military May Hold a Key to the Skills Gap Paradox

How The Military May Hold a Key to the Skills Gap Paradox

Anyone who cares about the wealth and opportunity divide in this country has to be frustrated with the range of our policy options to fix the problem.

High-class startup problems: “Failing forward”

High-class startup problems: “Failing forward”

The phrase “fail forward,” repeated to the point of cliché, is part of the modern gospel of the innovation economy.

America Needs To Reclaim Our Entrepreneurial Spirit

America Needs To Reclaim Our Entrepreneurial Spirit

If we fail to come up with good answers for America’s workforce, the American Dream and all that flows from it will not survive.

Emogi Closes $12.6 Million in Series A Funding

Emogi Closes $12.6 Million in Series A Funding

Emogi is a Conversational Content Leader Helping People Have Better Conversations and Deeper Emotional Expression in Messaging

Too many aspiring entrepreneurs want to be hoodie-clad billionaires

Too many aspiring entrepreneurs want to be hoodie-clad billionaires

In today’s world, Silicon Valley founders like Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk seem to represent the only startup goal worth striving for. Unless you’re a hoodie-wearing billionaire who’s creating apps and disrupting industries, you’ll be dismissed (especially by young people) as unimportant.

To Rebuild American Communities, Help Them Help Themselves

To Rebuild American Communities, Help Them Help Themselves

How can we help struggling communities to help themselves? We can draw valuable lessons from a surprising place: the field of international development.

KDC Ag Adds Two More To Its World Class Advisory Board To Help Solve The Fresh Food Waste Problem

KDC Ag Adds Two More To Its World Class Advisory Board To Help Solve The Fresh Food Waste Problem

Sam Kass, Obama's White House Chef and Senior Advisor to Nutrition and Matt Jansen former CEO of COFCO Int'l and SVP at ADM join KDC Ag to deploy revolutionary patented technology nationwide.

To Create More Jobs, Think Small(er)

To Create More Jobs, Think Small(er)

If we fail to come up with good answers for America’s workforce, the American Dream and all that flows from it will not survive.

We're inspired to see the @GoCNote team up with @Apple to deposit $25 million with mission-driven financial institutions, giving more community members access to low-interest loans.

Learn more about this impactful collaboration: https://bit.ly/38g514K

#fintech #banking

Check out our portcos in the news!

@Andieswim listed as a @CNN favorite product drop of the week: https://cnn.it/3wmwh9O

@GoAuntFlow's @ClaireCoder to speak at @TechCrunch Live: https://tcrn.ch/3L5HZuJ

@Finovate features @GoCNote's @Apple partnership: https://bit.ly/3wjseeq

.@sealedhomes is only getting bigger!

Our portfolio company has added Chicago to its growing list of cities they're helping become energy-efficient through home improvements. https://bit.ly/3vD2hqU

#sustainability #energy

Sustainability is not an option it's an imperative.

Watch and learn how @ModernMeadow's technology delivers clean, climate-responsible solutions for brands and their customers. https://bit.ly/3KDpfCI #biotechnology #biotech #materialsscience

Congratulations @Blocpower for being named to @CNBC's #Disruptor50 list for the second consecutive year! We're excited to see our portfolio company continue to innovate and inspire clean energy initiatives across the nation. @CNBCDisruptors #sustainability https://cnb.cx/3MqlZfp

We're proud to support visionaries like @LaurenSalz, CEO and Co-Founder of @Sealedhomes, and @Dbaird13, CEO and Founder of @Blocpower, who are some of the most prominent leaders driving change to fight global warming. https://bloom.bg/3KTDAuJ #sustainability #renewableenergy

.@Walnuthq is revolutionizing healthcare by allowing patients to spread out their out-of-pocket costs over time and afford the care they need.

Learn about their Series A: https://bit.ly/3yowcVD

Apply to be their Chief of Staff! https://bit.ly/3N4Abei #healthtech #fintech.

Catch up on the latest news of our portfolio company, @waInuthq, and its Series A funding announcement in the Fortune TermSheet, @FortuneMagazine's daily VC newsletter! https://bit.ly/37BzI44 #fintech #healthtech #funding #BNPL

The fast-growing visual art streaming platform, @Loupe_art, is #hiring!

Apply for open roles like Director of Business Development (B2B) and Chief Revenue Officer to join a team devoted to transforming how people view and acquire art. https://bit.ly/3FuG0if #jobs #werehiring

ICYMI! Check out some of the most recent mentions of our portfolio companies in the news:
@SealedHomes featured in @AlleyWatch: https://bit.ly/3kCoEXb
@dipanwita_d, CEO and Co-founder of @SorceroCo, featured in the AI and the Future of Work #podcast: https://apple.co/38dg6Du

Today and every day we honor all moms, especially the hard-working mothers who lead our portfolio companies and who work at H/L!

And a special nod to businesses like @vivviearlylearn and @goauntflow, changing child care and maternal health for the better. Happy #MothersDay!