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Bellwether is a venture-backed, high-growth tech company working hard—alongside other game-changers—to positively transform the coffee industry. It's a diverse team of coffee industry veterans, entrepreneurs, engineers, technicians, human-centered designers, and people-focused rule-breakers who have a passion for making the "impossible" a reality.
Better Place Forests Co.
Better Place Forests is helping every person write a better ending to their story. The company's mission is to inspire everyone to leave a meaningful legacy for the planet and the people they love. It supports families in their end of life arrangements while conserving and protecting natural areas. By choosing Better Place Forests, your legacy will inspire future generations.
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.
Blackbird.AI uses machine learning and interdisciplinary human intelligence to combat disinformation. Our proprietary AI-Driven SaaS platform is aimed at providing a more automated understanding of disinformation campaigns and harmful digital media. Its platform surfaces synthetic amplification from bots and trolls, delegitimization campaigns and meme-driven propaganda.
Blackbird.AI provides real-time actionable insights for disinformation countermeasures to governments, Fortune 500/Global 1000 brands, and citizens. It helps preserve brand integrity, trust, and regulatory compliance through cloud-based visual dashboards, systems-level integration and consulting services.
BlockFi provides the wealth management products crypto investors need, all powered by blockchain technology. Currently, the Company services clients worldwide and in all U.S. states, with USD loans backed by crypto, interest earning accounts, and trading.
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
Cerebral is a telemedicine-first mental health startup. They are breaking down the barriers for access to mental healthcare so that anybody can get the care and meds they need immediately for just $85/month.
Cerebral takes a one-stop shop approach to mental health care: they provide their clients with both evidence-based therapeutic techniques and medication management, as the combination of both types of care has been shown to have the greatest benefits. Cerebral operates in a telemedicine model, meaning clients are able to schedule visits with their provider, therapist, or Care Counselor when it's most convenient for them.
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.
The Coconut Cult was born from the desire to find a natural, non-dairy means if restoring gut health through super probiotic living foods. The very first iterations of coconut yogurt started with its co-founder, Noah, fermenting high-quality probiotic strains into coconuts out of his mom's kitchen. Since then, The Coconut Cult has exploded nationwide and refined the recipes for our 100% vegan and organic super probiotic yogurts – delivering products that are not only delicious, but also serve as a fun way for people of all ages to get powerful daily dose of probiotics.
With Coconut Cult's non-dairy probiotic coconut gelato, they have created unique, indulgent flavors and co-branded them with other popular food brands. The pack 50 billion CFUs of 16 probiotic strains into every pint. It's the cleanest non-dairy ice cream available – zero filler, gums, refined, or processed sugars.
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.
Common Heir is a clean, sustainable beauty brand that delivers high-quality skincare with low environmental impact. Developed by clean beauty veterans, Common Heir offers performance without the use of plastic. Our goal is to provide better beauty that allows you to take care of yourself, your community, and your environment. We have a commitment to protect our shared inheritance, the earth.
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.
ELAVI is a modern wellness brand providing delicious, functional snacks infused with sustainably sourced collagen, plant protein, and antioxidant superfoods. Their mission is to keep your body strong and resilient in the most delicious and convenient way. Let's get elevated.
Evereden is a 100% clean skincare brand (for moms, kids and babies) formulated by Stanford and Harvard dermatologist moms with a vision to reimagine skincare for the next generation of families.
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.
FlexTal 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.
Created by the founders of Mighty Leaf Tea, Good Pharma applies modern science to ancient knowledge, bringing you powerful, plant-based, wellness alternatives that optimize your potential throughout the day, helping with functions like energy or focus, digestion or sleep. Our lusciously fresh pour-over coffee & tea infusers hold precisely dosed granules containing herb extracts, functional mushrooms and amino acids, all concentrated for maximum activation and effect.
Good health. Self-care. Strength. They all start from within, allowing you to shine as your best self. And here's the amazing thing. That kind of healthy radiance? It can't be contained. Like a stone thrown in water, the ripples radiate out into the world.
Imagine. A small revolution, where the wellbeing of all starts with you.
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.
Helaina is a biotechnology company on a mission to redefine nutrition, starting with infant formula.
Helaina's first product is an infant formula that contains human lactoferrin, a milk protein found in breast milk, that is 99.7% bioidentical to that of breast milk. This launch product is an infant formula that is entirely immune-equivalent to breast milk.
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.
Instalogin is an authentication system that eliminates passwords! Based on patented technology that makes use of Identity Based Cryptography (IBE), used in military, security and aerospace, Instalogin logs you into websites, accounts or corporate networks within seconds: easy, efficient and extremely secure!
In a time where you're only as good as you feel, who can afford a night less clear than day?
Kin is proud to introduce a new category of adult beverage to the world. Dubbed "euphorics,"? our collection of lipospheric nootropic + botanic + adaptogenic formulas offer uplifting effects and social benefits.
Always alcohol free, Kin Euphorics are a new way to elevate your Self, connect with others, and take back your morning afters.
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.
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.
For people who believe eating healthier should be effortless and tasty, The Not Company is a Foodtech, that reinvents animal-based foods using only plants.
Unlike traditional food businesses, our company uses technology to recreate the same products we love to eat in a natural, sustainable and affordable way, keeping it functional, easy to use and mouthwateringly delicious.
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.
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.
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.
Placer.ai provides retailers with actionable insights and location analytics into their audience and competition. With unprecedented visibility into humanity-in-action, every retailer can be brilliant at running their business.
Retailers make critical decisions every day whilst in the dark. They do not have answers to seemingly simple questions: Who visits my store? Where do they live, or work? What other locations do they frequent? What's my churn rate? Where do those lost customers go? What are my competitors up to? And ultimately, how should I deploy my limited resources to grow my business?
Placer.ai provides instant access to location analytics derived from the foot traffic of millions of consumers, delivering visibility into offline behavior. It sheds light into churn, trade areas, untapped audiences, out-of-store behavior, and competitive benchmarking.
SaaS Tools for A.I. Ethics & Safety. Pioneering the creation and advocacy of safe and ethical AI solutions across media.
In Italian, Sagra is "a local festival and feast to bring in the harvest - a celebration of nature, of earth and its bounty."
Sagra is a hospitality start-up whose mission is to connect people with sustainable farms. Sagra invites guests to stay overnight on a beautiful property, learn about regenerative farming practices, and savor delicious farm-to-table meals. Through building and operating hospitality experiences, including lodging and dining, Sagra creates better connections to our food, our land and each other. Each stay on a Sagra farm directly contributes to the farm's bottom line, supporting another season of farming, feeding the community, and improving the health of the land.
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.
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.
Sofar Ocean Technologies
Sofar builds accessible ocean sensing and exploration tools. The mission of the company is to connect the world's oceans to provide insights to science, society and industry for a more sustainable planet.
Solugen is a venture-backed biotech startup that produces high-performance chemicals from plant-derived substitutes. Our award-winning hydrogen peroxide technology was developed in-house by a team of doctors, scientists, and engineers from MIT.
Solugen is a manufacturer and supplier of registered biocides and specialty bio-based solutions for divalent control in process flow assurance and asset integrity.
We challenge the traditional approach to chemicals production, which is capital intensive, dangerous, environmentally unfriendly and largely unchanged since 1942. Our patented approach takes advantage of bio-inspired reactions to use plant material as a low-cost feedstock to produce novel products cost-competitive with the competition.
SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches the world's most advanced rockets and spacecraft. The company was founded in 2002 by Elon Musk to revolutionize space transportation, with the ultimate goal of making life multiplanetary.
SpaceX has gained worldwide attention for a series of historic milestones. It is the only private company ever to return a spacecraft from low-Earth orbit, which it first accomplished in December 2010. The company made history again in May 2012 when its Dragon spacecraft attached to the International Space Station, exchanged cargo payloads, and returned safely to Earth — a technically challenging feat previously accomplished only by governments. Since then Dragon has delivered cargo to and from the space station multiple times, providing regular cargo resupply missions for NASA.
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.
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.
Founded in 2017 by Carolyn Witte and Felicity Yost, Tia is the modern medical home for women. The company is trailblazing a new paradigm for women's healthcare that treats women as whole people vs. parts or life stages. Blending in-person and virtual care services, Tia's "Whole Woman, Whole Life" care model fuses gynecology, primary care, mental health and evidence-based wellness services to treat women comprehensively. By making women's health higher quality and lower cost, Tia makes women healthier, providers happier, and the business of care delivery stronger—setting a new standard of care for women everywhere.
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.
Update AI automatically assembles 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.
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.
Venus Aerospace is a start-up company pushing the boundaries of high speed transportation. Its team is made up of seasoned space entrepreneurs with a new approach to hypersonic transportation, backed by the world's foremost deep tech venture capital firms. The team has experience at the most prestigious space organizations in the world with over 300+ years of experience, multiple PhDs & MBAs, and a knack for getting things done.
Wheels is a last-mile, shared electric mobility platform changing the current landscape in dockless mobility. With innovative products focused on sleek design and safety, Wheels provides a low-cost, fun, and comfortable way to get around cities through the connection of a smartphone.
Wheels was founded by brothers Joshua Viner and Jonathan Viner. Prior to Wheels Joshua and Jonathan founded the popular dog walking app Wag with the mission of creating the safest and most trusted platform to get your dog walked. They scaled to over 100 cities, raising almost $400 million in funding for Wag. Wheels also added former Bird, Uber and Lyft executives to it's management team. The newest members include Ben Shaken who joined as Chief Product Officer from Lyft where he was Director of Product. Marco McCottry joined as Chief Operating Officer. Previously, McCottry served as an executive at Uber where he ran the Midwest business, and most recently led North American Operations for Bird.
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.