14th Round is the leading design and technology company building the best brands in cannabis. 14th Round advanced vaporization devices help create the strongest brands in the cannabis industry including Dosist, MedMen, Double Barrel and Sherbinskis.
Aerodyne Measure is a global Drone as a Service provider offering high-quality aerial inspections and data analysis services. Aerodyne has managed more than 400,000 infrastructure assets with 80,000 flight operations across 25 countries and was ranked among the top 10 drone service providers worldwide. Created by a joint venture between Aerodyne & Measure, read full announcement here.
Amergent Hospitality Group (formerly Chanticleer Holdings NASDAQ:BURG) owns, operates and franchises fast casual and full service restaurant brands including Hooters, Little Big Burger and Just Fresh. Exited, Summer 2020
BLADE is a the digitally powered short-distance aviation company, leverages mobile technology and an on-the-ground customer experience network, to enable travelers to enjoy air travel that previously was only available to owners and charterers of private aircraft.
Blue Horizon Innovations addresses the critical needs of the battery market. The Dense Energy Ultra-Cell patented by BHI, is an energy storage device based on an ultra-capacitor, thereby eliminating the issues associated with chemical based batteries and replacing the current lithium-ion technology.
BoxPower offers plug and play solar energy solutions worldwide to meet the needs of residential, community, commercial, and agricultural applications. From rural homes and farms in California to community microgrid projects in Alaska and disaster recovery in Puerto Rico, BoxPower offers clean, reliable, and affordable energy anywhere. BoxPower technology was developed at Princeton University and funded by the National Science Foundation.
BurnAlong is pioneering a new approach for corporate wellness. BurnAlong is an app that makes it easy and appealing for people to workout – anytime, anywhere and with anyone. It enables users to invite family, friends and colleagues to a live workout, while capturing workout statistics. BurnAlong was featured in the WSJ, Fast Company, Inc. Magazine and Forbes.
Edison Nation (NASDAQ: EDNT) Edison Nation’s is a platform that connects innovators with companies to bring new products to market. Notable products include branded merchandise for Disney Parks, Mother-K and 4Keeps Roses. Partners include Target, Walmart, HSN, Bed, Bath & Beyond and more.
Empathy Wines is a direct-to-consumer, subscription based wine platform co-founded by Gary Vaynerchuk. It was born with a mission of making great wines at a more accessible price range by disrupting the wine industry model and cutting out the middle man. Empathy partners with exquisite grape growers in Northern California. Acquired by Constellation Brands, July 2020.
Endless Entertainment‘s mission is the never-ending pursuit of the most innovative, immersive and engaging ways to tell great stories. EE invented the interactive storytelling technology behind NBC Universal mobile app Series. The app features Vanderpump Rules, Law & Order, Saved by the Bell, The Breakfast Club and other exciting TV shows.
Genius Brands International (NASDAQ:GNUS) is a leading global kids media company developing, producing, marketing and licensing branded children’s entertainment properties and consumer products. GNUS produces the hit series Llama Llama on Netflix and Rainbow Rangers on Nick Jr. in addition to the Superhero Kindergarten featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Exited, Summer 2020
Genusee is bringing a new manufacturing legacy to the city of Flint, Michigan by creating jobs; turning the surplus of plastic waste caused by the man-made water crisis into eyewear. 15 water bottles are made into one beautiful frame. Genusee was featured in Vogue and Forbes magazine. Shop Genusee here.
High Beauty delivers the high-powered benefits from nature’s most revolutionary plant, Cannabis sativa. High skincare products are 100% legal and free of the psychoactive substances THC and CBD. You can shop High at Macy’s and CanBe at CVS. Canopy Rivers / Canopy Growth (NYSE: CGC) is a majority investor.
Herb Essentials creates high performing skincare products that utilize the unique beneficial properties of Cannabis. All products are engineered around oils derived from this plant and fortified with organic ingredients to maximize the effect of the specific product and its purpose. Formulated, manufactured and packaged in LA, Herb Essentials avoids harmful chemicals and unhealthy preservatives.
Hunt & Fish Club, is a 9,000 sf. steakhouse debuted in Midtown Manhattan and known as one of the most luxurious restaurants in NYC. To recreate the glory of 1960’s New York, renowned contemporary artist Roy Nachum joined forces with design and architecture firm Studio Iyor. The ritzy steakhouse vibe of days past reminds patrons of what it means to enjoy life and encourages guests to savor every bite, every moment. Make your reservations here.
Icon Farms. Plant-Derived Terpenes. Water. Nothing Else.
Icon Farms is a premier manufacturer of natural, American grown and laboratory tested, pre-rolled hemp products. It produces Post Malone’s popular Shaboink pre-rolls and Mario Guzman’s Sherbinskis with the world-famous “Gelato” terpene blend.
Iconic Brands Inc. (OTCMKTS: ICNB) is a lifestyle branding company with expertise of developing, from inception to completion, alcoholic beverages. It markets and places products into national distribution through long-standing industry relationships. It is the manufacturer of “Hooters Spirits” a private label brand for Hooters and Bellissima Prosecco by Supermodel Christie Brinkley which is sold on QVC.
illumio, the leader in micro-segmentation, prevents the spread of cyber threats inside data centers and cloud environments. Enterprises such as Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, Salesforce, and Oracle NetSuite use illumio to reduce cyber risk and achieve regulatory compliance.
Kalm Clothing is a modern, unisex, high fashion street-wear brand founded by Kiara Tyler in Flint, Michigan. Investment via 100K Ventures alongside accelerator partners Michael Strahan, Draymond Green, Victor Cruz and Soledad O’Brien. Learn more about Kalm Clothing and shop the collection here.
Kanga is the first social platform created by influencers to directly monetize social influence: a social marketplace where brands sync their products into an in-app storefront, and each user can tag and sell the products directly from the content they post, with just one click. Acquired by EVERY* Q4 2017.
Lucas Brand Equity (LBE) is a growth equity firm that invests in beauty and wellness brands with purpose. LBE seeks to partner with these ‘mission-driven’ brands bringing the critical capital and value-add resources to help make them successful. And, in so doing, make a positive contribution to sustainability and the social good.
Marula Beauty as seen on HSN, is a high quality, eco-luxury skincare products made from the purest and most potent marula oil. Marula Beauty’s “miracle oil” is hand selected, quality checked, and cold pressed in small batches to preserve its natural potency.
Measure is an aerial intelligence company that enables enterprises to realize the transformative benefits of drone technology. Through comprehensive software solution, specialized data engineering team, and highly skilled flight operations, Measure helps corporations deploy drones at scale.
Merrimac Manor Mobile Home Park located in the heart of Huntsville, AL, Merrimac Manor is Huntsville’s premiere land-lease community offering affordable housing. Merriman is an all-age community featuring brand new amenities, on-site staff, and proximity to downtown Huntsville.
MobilizeAmerica is a volunteer management platform and network that enables activists, progressive organizations and Democratic campaigns to connect and win. MobilizeAmerica is trusted by more than 3,000 campaigns and organizations including: the Biden-Harris campaign, NARAL, DCCC, Swing Left, Human Rights Campaign and others.
Monax is the original blockchain based contract sharing SaaS startup. The company allows to create contracts via templated text, which can be signed electronically. It also allows to prove the process by storage on systems that have immutable audit trails backed by blockchain.
MVP (Mobile Virtual Player) is the world’s first remote controlled, self-righting, tackling training dummy designed to improve performance while reducing unnecessary player-on-player contact, addressing significant concussions risks.
Parquet Capital is a Boston-based Special Situations alternative investment firm. The firm’s is catalyst-driven and value-oriented across the capital structure of Special Situations and Credit. Parquet invests in stressed, defaulted, and other corporate actions.
Purpose moves people to remake the world. Founded by Jeremy Heimans, Purpose uses public mobilization and storytelling, that can shift policies and change public narratives when it matters most. Purpose helps create change from the bottom up with projects like March of Dimes, Everytown for Gun Safety and FWD.us. Click here to learn more about Purpose. Acquired by Capgemini, February 2020
Quickframe is a platform for short form original video. The company aims to fully democratize the content creation process by allowing any business, brand or individual to acquire or to be paid to create original video on-demand. Customers include Cole Haan, AmEx, Casper, Bloomberg and Colgate among others.
Radiate is a media education company founded by Bloomberg TV anchor Betty Liu. Radiate produces bite-size learning videos to help today’s managers and entrepreneurs transform into tomorrow’s leaders. Acquired by NYSE, June 2018
RADiCAL was founded to develop the world’s most powerful computer vision technology focused on detecting and reconstructing 3D human motion from 2D content. AI-powered 3D motion capture — in the cloud and on every device. Download the RADiCAL Motion app here.
Satellite Innovations is solving the technology talent war by building global engineering teams for high-growth companies. Satellite’s turnkey offshore offices provide highly-skilled software developers, while putting customers in control of the software development process. Satellite’s innovative approach drives significant cost savings and makes working with offshore teams easier than ever before. Check it out here.
Silo Pharma (OTCMKTS: SILO) is an early stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the use of psychedelic drugs like psilocybin (from magic mushrooms) to create proprietary therapeutics. Listed Oct 2020
Standard Dose is a mind-body wellness marketplace dedicated to elevating health through mindfulness practices and thoroughly vetted CBD and plant-based, natural products.
starpower is an entertainment marketing agency that counsels and connects brands with entertainment, sport, music, fashion, influencers and content. With offices in New York, Los Angeles, and London, starpower has worked with top brands including Colgate Palmolive, Nokia, Bayer, Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker and more. Acquired by W2O, October 2020
Strategic Worldviews is a joint venture between 32 Ventures and Anthony Scaramucci’s SALT Ventures. This bi-partisan, by invite only, networking platform offers cutting edge insights at the intersection of economics, public policy and geopolitics.
Swayable powered by next-generation machine learning and patent-pending innovations in signal processing, Swayable offers unprecedented power, speed and data to measure impact and predict opinion-change within hours. Founded by three Cornell PhDs, Swayable was featured in TechCrunch, Bloomberg and Fast Company. Swayable is one of Y Combinator portfolio companies.
The Macaronis is an animated movie written by First Fruits, Ricky Gargiulo and Warren Coleman. In this all-pasta world, a rigatoni boy and his pasta school mates hunt for a fabled treasure under the streets of Manhattan.
The Recount founded by journalists John Heilemann and John Battelle, The Recount is a news summary in <5 minutes. Recount’s flagship show, The Daily Recount, is a daily recap that remixes television news to tell you the stories that matter in politics without wasting your time or insulting your intelligence. Other top investors include Fred Wilson, Jay-Z and Kevin Durant.
The War of the Roses is based on Warren Adler’s novel, which subsequently was adapted into a film in 1989 starring Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner. Now, the book has been re-imagined for the Broadway stage by the Emmy award winner Peter Tolan. Tony award winner, Jason Alexander, will direct this fabulous comedy which will look to open in early 2021. Produced by 32 Ventures. Read more about it here.
Tootsie the musical adaptation of the 1982 film made its world premiere in Chicago late 2018, it featured music and lyrics by David Yazbek and a book by Robert Horn. Tootsie was nominated for 11 Tony Award including best musical and won the Best Actor award. Stay tuned for Tootsie’s national tour.
Triax Technologies with its proprietary clip-on tracking device SpotR, provides real-time data visibility into jobsites. Triax focuses on the construction, energy and oil sectors. Its innovative technology and real-time data collection makes worksites run faster, safer, and smarter.
WISeKey is a global cybersecurity company headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland deploying large scale digital identity ecosystems with a patented process. It provides secure authentication and identification in both physical and virtual environments for IoT, AI and Blockchain. Europe IPO March 2016 (SIX Swiss Exchange: WIH), USA IPO December 2019 (NASDAQ: WKEY). Exited, Fall 2020