April 4, 2021

Ulupreneurs continue making headlines, promoting diversity,  driving innovation….and hitting some big numbers!


Forbes featured news that Ellevest now has $1B assets under management.

CBS interview with Ellevest CEO Sallie Krawcheck on women’s role in recovery and supporting female workforce.

Fortune featured a piece written by Ellevest CEO Sallie Krawcheck about how women need to play as a team to change the way they do business.

The Interviewer highlighted Ellevest and Sofi Wealth as major players in the rob-advisory software market.

The Street interview with Ellevest CEO Sallie Krawcheck discusses how the pandemic is putting decades of progress for women at risk.


CNN (and numerous other news outlets) headlined BetterUP’s hiring of Prince Harry as Chief Impact Officer.

CNBC interviewed BetterUp CEO and career coach Alexi Robichaux about how he coaches other career coaches.

Guild Education

CNBC’s Squawk Alley interviewed Guild Education CEO Rachel Carlson on what the future of virtual learning could look like.

Forbes included Guild Education in an article about Upskilling the Workforce and lifelong learning.

TechRepublic highlights how Google is partnering with entities including Guild Education for career certificates.

Praxis Labs

Washington Post featured Praxis Labs unique VR diversity training mentioning Google, Amazon and Target are using the platform.

Forbes features Praxis Labs CEO Elise Smith as one of 10 standout Black founders.


CNBC article highlighted SoFi’s move to enable average investors to buy early shares.

Motley Fool did an opinion piece about SoFi and how it gets intriguing when you look at it like a bank.

CNBC featured a piece SoFI CEO Anthony Noto promises higher interest rates for users after becoming a bank.

The Interviewer highlighted Ellevest and Sofi Wealth as major players in the rob-advisory software market.

Inc profiled SoFi as one of the “winner take most” companies.


Business Insider profiled how Palantir supports Reddit traders and criticizes the impatience of Wall Street.


Buildium.com named Dwellsy as one the 14 best rental listing site in the US.


Yahoo Finance wrote a piece on how NowRX is expanding into telemedicine.


Techcrunch highlighted Populus $5M fundraise.

Techcrunch interviewed Populus CEO Regina Clewlow in a piece about how with declining ridership, mass transit agencies are finding new software partners.


Harvard Business Review cited Cerebro Capital as one of the innovative companies bridging the gap between capital providers and midsize companies.

aithority featured an article about new partnerships between Cerebro Capital and former Stanford Emeritus professor Ken Singleton.

Oyster Financial

Crowdfund Insider featured an article about Oyster Financial unveiling instant and revolving credit lines for Mexican small Businesses.

Real Blocks

Advisorpedia featured Real Blocks CEO Perrin Quarshie in a podcast exploring why financial advisors should be considering alternative investments.

Octant Bio

Nob Hill Gazette featured Octant Bio in a feature about Bay Area startups banding together to ramp up coronavirus research and testing.


Nasdaq article highlighted Eskalera CEO Dane Holmes appointment to the KKR Board.


Proactive featured interview with Zebit CEO Marc Schneider at ASX Mid and Small Cap Conference.

Stockhead featured an article about an investor bullish on Zebit.

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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