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Assemble is the #1 flexible talent matching platform leading the future of work. Every day, they match organizations small and large with elite independent contractors for flexible hourly, project, part-time, and full-time engagements on demand.
Bitmain is a blockchain and semiconductor company, dedicated to the design and manufacture of high-performance computing chips and software. It serves customers globally with industry-defining technology – blockchain securitization, AI machine learning and more.
Bougie Bakes is an online bakery serving delicious, better for you treats offering organic, gluten-free, sugar-free, and dairy-free brownies, cookies, scones, and vegan mini muffins.
Brightside makes it simple and affordable to get expert, personalized treatment for depression and anxiety––all from the comfort of home. Delivered by expert, caring doctors and therapists, we combine evidence-based treatment approaches with the latest technology to deliver the best care available
Buy It Installed
Buy It Installed, Inc. is the leading provider of technology solutions for the rapidly growing "do it for me" (DIFM) market. Buy It Installed® solutions enable online merchants and retailers to seamlessly offer DIFM services and Home Installation coupled with product purchases to their consumers, resulting in significantly higher product purchases, increased revenues and greater consumer satisfaction.
Chiki Chiki Boom Boom
CCBB is an ancient recipe of an herbal & floral drink (best described as an herbal punch) that is hundreds of years old, made of herbs, flowers, & mountain alkaline water that is bottled at the source in Ecuador. Chiki Chiki Boom Boom celebrates Latin culture. It aims to inspire people to eat, drink mejor + do good vibras. The company creates products that are good for you, good for the Earth, and good for the culture. The spirit of our traditions is rooted in our superfoods that bring happiness, health & longevity.
Founded in June of 2012, Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin. Its vision is to bring more innovation, efficiency, and equality of opportunity to the world by building an open financial system.
Collective Laboratories got its start because every member of its founding team struggled with thinning hair. For some, it was genetics – handed down from dad. For others, it was hormonal – happened after giving birth. A bold, new approach to hair loss, Collective Laboratories combines rare ingredients from nature with advanced science to create a breakthrough formula.
Databento increases global access to data by providing a la carte datasets and top-tier infrastructure at a fraction of the market price.
It offers institutional-quality (up to the nanosecond resolution), live and historical, market and alternative data. All of the data is sold "à la carte", so you only pay for what you need. The company as assembled and co-located our servers, to ensure that all data comes from direct sources only.
The first regulator approved diamond commodity, unlocking a $1.2 trillion natural resource for institutional investors. The commodity is physical and transacted using an integrated a blockchain token.
Ecovative uses biology to solve fundamental human needs at industrial scales and in consumer applications. Ecovative uses mycelium to grow category defining products ranging from leather like textiles to sustainable packaging to high performance foams for apparel and beauty. Ecovative has been widely recognized for its technical and environmental contributions by organizations like the World Economic Forum and in the media including Wired Magazine, Forbes, and Time.
EQtainment is on a mission to improve the world's social and emotional skills through entertainment. Recognized by parents and educators, the award-winning Q Wunder program – show, app, games, music, and school curriculum – help children grow the most critical life skills. In an uncertain national climate of mental health issues and school violence, Q Wunder helps children develop self-awareness, problem solving, empathy, responsibility, and grit.
In the early 1940s, a determined pair of young entrepreneurs arrived in California to realize their vision of an earthly paradise. High atop the hills of Los Angeles, hidden by a lush orchard and dense gardens, the flamingo-pink estate became a hedonistic enclave; a haven for creativity and collaboration in the City of Angels. Now, in the spirit of its origins, Flamingo Estate offers nourishing botanicals and provisions from a diverse ecosystem of makers and growers. Together, we cultivate pleasure from the garden, while tending the Earth with moral urgency.
Glas is one of the premier hardware and e-liquid companies in the world--Sold in 50+ Countries & 7,500+ Stores. From its ISO and GMP certified facility to the Glas-exclusive, industry first custom molded bottles, their relentless pursuit of perfection ensures an exhilarating experience of perfection & quality.
Founded as Gambitious in 2011, Good Shepherd continues the tradition of publishing video games from independent artists worldwide and operating a proprietary investment platform for a growing global network of qualified investors.
Hop Skip Drive
HopSkipDrive offers safe, dependable transportation solutions for schools and families. As the innovators in youth transportation, the Company makes complicated logistics simpler to help kids, families, and administrators save time and reduce stress.
Hive9 is the marketing performance management company. B2B CMOs, demand gen leaders and marketing operations experts rely on Hive9's cloud-based solution to get one view of all plans and budgets tied to pipeline and revenue performance, optimize the full customer experience, and measure what matters to get real-time visibility that drives action and results.
Hyliion is the market-ready electrified powertrain solutions provider for the commercial transportation industry. Hyliion eliminates the barriers to reducing both total cost of ownership and emissions for fleets, improves quality of life and earnings potential for truck drivers on the road and empowers consumer brands to immediately pursue sustainability and emissions reduction milestones in their supply chains.
The first concierge and hospitality marketplace designed to address the current gap in the short-term rental industries offering hotel-like services and amenities to travelers, property managers, and hosts.
KITU Super Coffee
Developed in college by three brothers and former student-athletes, Super Coffee's brand ethos focuses on spreading Positive Energy through its line of beverages, which include cold and hot coffee options, including Super Coffee, Super Creamer, Super Espresso, Super Cold Brew, and Super Coffee Pods. Whether on the go or refueling post-workout, the products are fortified with additives that help promote focus and wellness. With no added sugar and an infusion of MCT oil, Super Coffee's indulgent flavors provide the caffeine, protein and sustained energy needed to take on the day.
LA Golf was created to partner with the world's best golfers to grow the game for the next generation. At LA Golf, they engage our player partners in every aspect of the business. From the design and testing of the products, they are constantly iterating with our players and channeling the feedback from the Tour directly into the next generation of products.
Lemon Perfect is a naturally refreshing, zero sugar cold-pressed lemon water with hydrating electrolytes and essential antioxidants. Certified organic and full of lemonade-like flavor, Lemon Perfect – named "Best New Product" at BevNET's Best of 2019 Awards – is widely considered by industry insiders to be one of the most scalable, exciting and innovative emerging beverage concepts in the marketplace.
Lime is revolutionizing micro mobility and empowering a new urban lifestyle. The mobile app lets riders easily find and unlock our fleet of shared smart bikes and scooters, providing them with a fun, efficient and sustainable way to move around the city. By partnering with local communities, Lime is working to not only improve transportation, but cultivate a culture centered around active, healthy and sustainable urban living.
Started in 1964 by Bruce F Meyers, Meyers Manx is the originator of the Dune Buggy, a free spirited adventure vehicle based on a Volkswagen chassis. Originally designed for victory in off-road racing, Meyers Manx buggies quickly became a pop-culture icon of the 1960's, and were seen everywhere from The Thomas Crown Affair featuring Steve McQueen, to the driveways of countless celebrities during the summer of love. Trousdale Ventures is actively managing this legacy brand with an aim for electrification.
SaaS Tools for A.I. Ethics & Safety. Pioneering the creation and advocacy of safe and ethical AI solutions across media.
Experience a new category from the world's most popular beverage. Nudge fuses 100% of the ultra premium whole coffee bean with a few simple ingredients in a way never imagined before. You'll uncover new and wonderous flavor notes in the bars, bombs and butter.
Convenience beyond the brewed cup and packed with sustainable energy. Best of all, nudge.® is better for your body and our planet. Not chocolate. Seriously.
Open Lending specializes in loan analytics, risk-based pricing, risk modeling and automated decision technology for automotive lenders throughout the United States. Open Lending's flagship product, Lenders Protection™, is a unique auto lending enablement platform. It utilizes proprietary data and advanced decisioning analytics to provide lenders with a powerful way to increase near and non-prime auto loan volumes, without adding significant risk to their auto loan portfolio.
Ostendo, an advanced display technology company, has raised over $200M to develop a new type of high resolution see-through display and optics system for AR devices, which is Quantum Photonic Imaging (QPI) technology. Founded in 2005, Ostendo recently unveiled a reference design capable of a 150 degree field of view, nearly three times that of the Microsoft HoloLens.
Passport Foods (SVC), LLC is a leading supplier to food retailers and food service operators, restaurants, business & industry, K-12, colleges and universities, providing a broad range of authentic, globally inspired foods with an innovative, on-trend twist.
Pavemint is a peer-to-peer marketplace focused on supporting smarter cities through mobility. By connecting people looking for parking with people who have parking to share, it helps Pavers get where they are going faster and greener. Similar to concepts like bikesharing and ridesharing, Pavemint seeks to utilize existing resources, by unlocking a supply of private parking spaces in high-traffic urban area
PetDx™ is an innovative molecular diagnostics company, founded by highly experienced cancer researchers and veterinarians who are harnessing the power of genomics to develop a first-of-its-kind test for the detection, characterization, and management of canine cancer, based on a simple blood draw. Its cutting-edge approach to the science will radically change how cancer is managed in dogs, so they can enjoy longer, healthier lives with their humans.
Pr3vent is a Health AI company focused on protecting infant vision on a global scale. Newborn screening has been increasingly adopted because of substantial long-term benefits to the child's health. Now Pr3vent screens for potential vision loss. Pr3vent can be available in the newborn ward without burden to the family or the baby.
Bringing back the motorbikes that matter. Revival offers a full range of services for vintage, rare and performance motorcycle.
Selina is one of the world's fastest-growing hospitality brands, blending beautifully-designed accommodation with coworking, recreation, wellness and local experiences. Selina provides guests with a global infrastructure to seamlessly travel and study/work abroad. Custom-built for today's nomadic traveler, backpacker, digital nomad or remote worker with its Nomad Passport and CoLive models.
SilkTech Biopharmaceuticals develops silk-based anti-inflammatory therapies. Its lead indication is in Dry Eye Disease, an inflammatory based chronic condition.
SkinTè was created to boost your beauty and well-being with each fizzy sip. It's beverages, formulated with a combination of collagen, super herbs, and real brewed teas, are an easy, effective, and fun way to consume your collagen (and a whole bunch of other goodness, too!). Each ingredient is hand-picked for its benefits on multiple levels.
SORATE is a Los Angeles-based company founded by the Italian Silvia Mella. Inspiring the consumption of Green Tea and Matcha, in order to maximize the health benefits as a result of the plant. SORATE partners with distinguished doctors, nutritionists and scientists who all believe that research and science are key for a healthy lifestyle.
Stroma Medical Corporation is a clinical stage medical device company formed in 2009 and located in Irvine, California. Stroma has developed the Stroma Laser System (SLS), a patented laser technology to safely, effectively, and permanently change eye color from brown, hazel or black to the options of a natural lighter color. This surgically non-invasive treatment requires only a topical anesthetic, is performed in a doctor's office, requires virtually no recovery time, and can be performed in less than a minute per eye per treatment.
Team Kitchens helps brands bring creatively packaged, high quality, value-priced meals and goods to consumers' homes. Currently partnered with the Los Angeles Dodgers to bring you Homeplates, bringing your favorite stadium eats to you.
The Lox Club
Lox Club is a private, membership-based dating app for Jewish people with ridiculously high standards. Its goal is to help down-to-earth, ambitious, like minded people meet each other in a streamlined process. The app is just the tip of the iceberg. The company has big dreams to create more experiences for its community, both digital and in real life.
We often hear that orthodontic care is too expensive, time-consuming, and painful. At Uniform Teeth, the company is on a mission to change that. It delivers tech-enabled modern orthodontics(™) and a high-quality patient experience at an affordable price. The team of top-tier, licensed orthodontists and world-class engineers work together to build our Uniform Lab Technology, which allows Uniform Teeth to move teeth 2x faster from the roots up.
A superfood keto bread made with painstakingly chosen ingredients and a perfectly proportioned recipe — offering an unmatched health-boosting-taste-bud-pleasing combination! The company's mission is to reinvent food for the masses by serving the 117 million people suffering from chronic diseases related to poor nutrition and the debilitating side effects of poor gut health. Uprising's clean ingredient foods are made without grains, denatured oils or preservatives, and are both keto and paleo-friendly, high in fiber and protein.
Update AI automaticallyassembles your daily, weekly, and real-time updates, and shares only relevant and actionable content with your team. The result is greater alignment around key initiatives, more efficient meetings, and a platform to help individuals and the team shine.
Spicy condiments with spunky character made with real ingredients deep in the heart of Texas. Yellowbird is not your typical watered–down hot sauce. The company's spicy condiments are thick and smooth and packed with real, farm–fresh fruits and vegetables. The Company has zero tolerance for fake filler ingredients because when it comes to eating delicious, healthy food, it's all about the sauce! Sauce responsibly. Always use a condiment.