October 21, 2020

Ulu’s portfolio companies continue to make headlines in top media outlets including Forbes, Fortune, CNN, CNBC, the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, TechCrunch, Bloomberg and even Variety.

Palantir

Bloomberg features Palantir’s plans to go public in September 2020.

CNN featured Palantir’s filing for a DPO.

Guild Education

Inc Magazine named Guild Education to the Inc. 5000 List as the 23rd fastest growing company.

Fortune named Guild Education and Clever in their Impact Top 20.

Fortune highlighted an interview with Guild Education CEO Rachel Carlson about tips for founders.

LinkedIn named Guild Education as one of Top 50 Startups in the US.

Nasdaq’s new series “Mission Driven” featured Guild Education.

Ellevest

CNBC interviewed Ellevest CEO Sallie Krawcheck on how to spend second stimulus check.

Fortune profiled Ellevest’s move to allow female investors to back companies that support racial justice.

Variety profiled Ellevest CEO Sallie Krawcheck’s efforts to  fight the gender pay gap.

Axios featured Ellevest CEO Sallie Krawcheck in a piece about how the pandemic is impacting women economically.

Worth Magazine featured Ellevest CEO Sallie Krawcheck’s views on how investments should benefit all women.

Figure

Bloomberg profiled Figure CEO Mike Cagney and the biggest HELOC backed bond since the housing collapse.

Buzz Solutions

Forbes profiled Buzz Solutions using AI to detect wildfire threats.

Crunchbase named Buzz Solutions in piece on 3 startups to watch.

Yahoo Finance featured Buzz Solutions $1.2M raise to analyze power line flaw for wildfire prevention.

BetterUp

New York Post mentioned BetterUp as one way to find a good mentor to steer your career.

Zum

Fast Company named Zum as a winner in the mobility category for  Innovation of Design 2020.

Coding Dojo

Forbes featured a piece written by Coding Dojo CEO Richard Wang CEO on ways to re-shape the post Covid-19 economy.

Business Insider names Coding Dojo as one of top coding recruiters for ranking programming languages.

The Street features Coding Dojo’s latest study on most affordable cities for developer

Landed

Fortune quoted Landed co-founder Alex Lofton and Praxis Labs CEO Elise Smith a on a piece about what it takes to succeed as a Black founder.

CBS News Bay Area highlights Landed’s program to help teachers in expensive areas buy homes.

NowRX

Crunchbase News profiled NowRX’s $20M raise through equity crowdfunding.

Yahoo Finance featured news that NowRX’s CEO Breese would present at LD 500 Investor Conference .

Oyster Financial

CrowfundInsider featured Oyster Financial’s $14M raise mentioning Ulu Ventures

Payments.com profiled Oyster Financial and why Mexico needs a fintech operating system.  not another bank.

BetterUp

New York Post mentioned BetterUp as one way to find a good mentor to steer your career.

Collegebacker

WTTV featured Collegbacker study about Americans withdrawing from childrens’ savings accounts during pandemic.

FaunaDB

Crunchbase profiled FaunaDB’s $27M Series A raise and new leadership.

Kogniz

Wall Street Private Equity highlighted Kogniz’s $3m raise.

Swing Education

CNBC profiled learning pods and mentioned Swing Education’s Learning Bubbles.

Zum

Fast Company named Zum as a winner in the mobility category for  Innovation of Design 2020.

 

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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