July 5, 2021

June was a banner month for Ulu portfolio companies. Two debuted on Wall Street and another raised $150M tripling its worth to a $3.8B valuation!

SoFi

CNBC featured a piece highlighting how SoFi closed up about 12% after debut on Nasdaq (SOFI).

Bloomberg Radio spoke with CEO Anthony Noto about the debut of SoFi on Nasdaq (SOFI).

Motley Fool article about how investing in certain stocks, like SoFi, could make you a millionaire.

Business Insider reviewed SoFi’s automatic no-fee investing in ETFs.

Proterra

Forbes profiled how Proterra seeks to electrify heavy-duty vehicle market as it hits Nasdaq.

GSA Business Report highlighted Proterra’s debut on Wall Street and team ringing the closing bell trading stocks and warrants. (Nasdaq: PTRA and PTRW).

Yahoo Finance piece profiled how Federal Transit grants will enable  10 communities will enable  to secure Proterra EV buses.

Market Watch featured Proterra’s sale of 42 electric buses to Miami-Dade County.

Yahoo Finance Live discussed Proterra’s debut on Nasdaq with CEO Jack Allen.

Dot.LA featured Proterra’s debut on Wall Street  (Nasdaq:PTRA)

Business Insider featured the shareholder approval of business combination with Proterra.

Guild Education

Bloomberg profiled Guild Education $150M raise at a $3.8B valuation.

Forbes featured the Guild Education $150M raise tripling their valuation.

Fortune interviewed Guild Education CEO Rachel Carlson about how “moonshot thinking” drove innovation during the pandemic.

CNBC highlighted Guild Education in a piece about what companies are doing to attract and keep workers.

Colorado Sun described how Guild Education $150M raise will mean more jobs in Colorado.

Ellevest

Quartz interviewed Ellevest CEO Sallie Krawcheck on better options for anti-racist investing.

Zum

Axios profiled Zum’s plan to “smarten” the school ride.

Oyster

Grit Daily interviewed Amanda Jacobson about how Oyster is making a difference for SMBs in Mexico.

Schmooze

TechCrunch profiled Schmooze, the new Genz dating app for laughs.

 

 

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About the Author: Rusty Dornin

Rusty Dornin is the director of marketing and communications for Ulu Ventures. An award-winning radio and television journalist, she was a CNN correspondent for nearly 18 years covering domestic and world news ranging from war to natural disasters and tales of crime and politics