May was an incredible month for Ulu Ventures as we soared past our initial target for Fund III raising $138M! Our portfolio firms celebrated an acquisition, another innovative public offering, more than $200M raised and a multi-billion dollar valuation.
Forbes profiled Ulu Ventures and the $138M oversubscribed Fund III.
Lioness Magazine featured Ulu Ventures’ Fund III $138M fund raise.
Essence named Ulu Ventures in a piece about Bank of America increasing its commitment to minority focused funds to $350M.
Motley Fool headlined a piece outlining 3 reasons to be bullish on SoFi.
Forbes featured a piece about expectations beating growth when SoFi begins trading on Nasdaq.
Nasdaq profiled SoFi’s blowout results ahead of SPAC merger.
Yahoo Finance featured a piece about SoFi trading on Nasdaq as “SOFI” June 1.
San Francisco Business Times profiled SoFi scoring early win in its ambition to give customers access to IPOs.
Silicon Valley Daily covered Figure’s $200M Series D raise.
Ledger Insights profiled Figure’s $200M Series D raise and $3.2B valuation.
American Banker highlighted Figure’s win for SEC approval to sell securities on its blockchain.
TechCrunch profiled the acquisition of Clever by Kahoot at a valuation of up to $500m.
Forbes quoted Guild Education CEO Rachel Carlson in a piece about reframing the female founder narrative.
Fortune interviewed Guild Education CEO Rachel Carlson about how upskilling could be the key to building a diverse workforce.
CNBC named Guild Education to the Disruptor 50 list.
Inc interviewed Ellevest CEO Sallie Krawcheck about the value of being uncomfortable.
Barron’s named Ellevest CEO Sallie Krawcheck as one of top ten women in wealth management.
Inc named Praxis Labs in its Best Industries of 2021 Report and featured founders Elise Smith and Heather Shen.
Yahoo Finance quoted BetterUP CEO Alexi Robichaux about how Americans are ‘languishing’ at work.
Forbes mentioned BetterUp in best practices B2B demand generation tactics.
TechCrunch featured Span’s new electric smart panel.
FastCompany named Span as one finalists in the World Changing Idea Awards.
TechRepublic highlighted Coding Dojo data report that reveals details on tech hiring at companies expected to go public in 2021.
Money profile ten companies giving their workers a near free college education including Chipotle and Disney who are partnering with Guild Education.
CNBC featured Backer in a piece about apps that aim to change the way parents save for college.
Insurance Journal featured Mile Auto’s $10.3M raise and new partnership with Ford Motor Co.
Inc. highlighted Mile Auto as one of the premier pay-by-mile auto insurance companies.
Yahoo Finance featured Avatour’s $2.9M round led by Ulu Ventures.
Techcrunch profiled Schmooze and mentioned Ulu Ventures as the lead investor.
FinSMEs highlighted Foundry College raising $1M.