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Populus

The New York Times featured Populus’s $11M Series A raise and plans to expand their digital curb and mobility management platform to more cities around the world. Their mission is to decarbonize the future of transportation and cure parking chaos.

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Populus

TechCrunch featured Populus’s $11M Series A raise and plans to expand their digital curb and mobility management platform to more cities around the world. Their mission is to decarbonize the future of transportation and cure parking chaos.

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HussleUp

Variety featured HUSSLUP’s hiring of former WarnerMedia tech exec Alex Maghen as chief technology officer. HUSSLUP is a networked marketplace that uses robust data to make creative talent discovery more efficient and more democratic.

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Guild

Forbes named Guild Education to its Cloud 100 2022. In the past year, Guild’s user base for their employee upskilling platform has grown by 20% to more than 5 million people employed by clients, including Macy’s, Walmart, Chipotle, Kohl’s, Disney and more.

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Aromyx

Aromyx was featured in an article in the Wall Street Journal about how scientists are using high tech sensors to detect disease, explosives and even moods. The article looked at efforts to recreate the sense of smell in compact devices that can “analyze odors in the same way cameras recognize faces.” Aromyx was cited for

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Answer Bite & Snowball Wealth

Two Uu portfolio companies, Snowball Wealth and Answerbite were named as $100K recipients for the Google for Startups Latino Founders Fund.The firms will also receive hands-on support from Googlers nationwide as well as access to therapy sessions to use as needed for any support they may need emotionally and professionally.

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Parfait

TechCrunch featured an in-depth profile of Parfait, an AI platform that helps women of color build wigs.The piece explored the obstacles the four Black women founders faced when fundraising and their plans to up end the $13B wig industry. They raised $5M from investors including UpFront Ventures, Serena Ventures, Ulu and other venture firms.

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TomoCredit

TomoCredit headlined a recent TechCrunch article highlighting the firm’s recent $22M Series B raise and $222M valuation. CEO Kristy Kim discussed how Tomo’s mission has changed from targeting international students, who have difficulty getting credit, to making credit scores obsolete for everyone.

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Tomo Credit

CBS News featured a quote from Tomo Credit CEO Kristy Kim in a piece about credit card debt getting more expensive and how consumers can pay off their cards.

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Suma Wealth

Actual featured Suma Wealth CEO Beatriz Acevedo and Sofi’s Anthony Noto on the Top 50 Fintech Influencer List.

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Everlaw

Venture Beat featured an article about Everlaw’s new AI clustering tool that can help the legal industry dig through data at scale.

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