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Aprende
Basis Exited
Betterfly
Bitso
BlockFi
Booking Pal
Botmaker
Celo
Circle Publicly listed through SPAC
Coinbase DIRECT LISTING ON NASDAQ
Dapper Labs
ECO
English Central
Flow
Fortscale Sold to Dell RSA
Illumio
Iterative Scopes
Ledn
Lemon Cash
LiveIntent
Merama
Migo
Molten
NextDoor Publicly listed through SPAC
Parfin
Pattern Ag
Rain
Rubicon
SaltPay
Satellogic Publicly listed through SPAC
Snips Sold to Sonos
Sprinklr IPO ON NASDAQ
Strike Crypto
Udacity
Valora
Viagogo
Worthix
XP Health

Aprende

Palo Alto, USA aprende.com

Aprende is a platform built to allow Spanish speakers, in US and Latin America, to learn vocational skills in order to empower them for economic advancement. Courses are divided into 5 schools (Culinary Arts, Wellness, Trade Skills, Beauty and Fashion and Business and Entrepreneurship).

Exited

Basis

New York, USA basis.io

Basis is a price-stable cryptocurrency based on an algorithmically-regulated monetary policy. Basis has the potential to take crypto mainstream enabling distributed apps, the formation of credit markets, the toppling of hyper-inflationary dictatorships, and more. Location: New York, USA

Betterfly

Santiago, Chile gobetterfly.com

Betterfly is an insurance brokerage company which offers a proprietary life insurance product for companies to offer to their employees. The product is unique in that it combines incentives towards good behavior and well being; and socially oriented rewards

Bitso

Mexico City, Mexico bitso.com

Bitso is a cryptocurrency exchange platform that allows users to buy and sell bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Bitso specializes in the fields of bitcoin, fintech, and blockchain. Its platform enables its users to make payments using their mobile and other devices. Bitso was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico

BlockFi

New Jersey, USA blockfi.com

BlockFi is a secured non-bank lender that offers a suite of financial products cryptoasset-backed, such as USD loans to crypto asset owners. The company enables clients to build and manage wealth through digital asset investments. BlockFi sets itself apart from other cryptoasset service providers by pairing market-leading rates with institutional-quality benefits.

Booking Pal

Irvine, USA bookingpal.com

BookingPal provides a global distribution system and a centralized booking platform for vacation rental properties. It allows owners/managers of vacation rental properties, timeshare resorts, campgrounds and RV parks worldwide to increase their online presence and number of bookings.

Botmaker

Buenos Aires, Argentina botmaker.com

Botmaker is an artificial intelligence platform that automates conversations between people and businesses on chat and voice channels. The company makes it possible for companies to deploy advanced chatbots for sales, prospecting, brand building, content distribution and customer service.

Celo

San Francisco, USA celo.org

Celo aims to build a more inclusive financial system by developing an open-source, reserve-based, programmable crypto stablecoin protocol. By doing so, Celo aims to unlock several financial use cases that are currently impossible due to high transaction costs and the limiting nature of the global financial system to an unbanked global population of 1.7 billion. The company's vision is to build a monetary system that creates the conditions for prosperity for all.

Publicly listed through SPAC

Circle

Boston, USA circle.com

Circle is a global fintech and crypto company that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of stablecoins and public blockchains for payments, commerce and financial applications worldwide. Circle is also the creator of USDC, a stablecoin pegged 1:1 to US dollars with more than $20B in market cap that empowers Circle's platform to offer a best in class product suite for consumer and corporate clients with the end goal to bridge the gap between crypto and the fiat world.

DIRECT LISTING ON NASDAQ

Coinbase

San Francisco, USA coinbase.com

Coinbase is a secure online platform for buying, selling, transferring, and storing digital currency. The company’s mission is to create an open financial system for the world and to be the leading global brand for helping people convert digital currency into and out of their local currency.

Dapper Labs

Vancouver, Canada dapperlabs.com

Dapper Labs was spun out of Axiom Zen, a consumer-focused innovation studio and venture builder, to accelerate the adoption of blockchain technology by mass consumers. After having developed CryptoKitties, the famous decentralized application built on top of Ethereum, Dapper is now building Flow, a general-purpose, programmable blockchain protocol that allows developers to build thriving applications on blockchain.

ECO

San Francisco, USA eco.com

Eco provides a digital global cryptocurrency platform that can be used as a payment tool for daily-use transactions. Eco’s mission is to reimagine not only how consumer financial products work — but also to reimagine money itself.

English Central

Arlington, USA englishcentral.com

EnglishCentral aims to become the premier, web-based conversational English language learning destination for desktop and mobile users. The company focuses on helping users with their spoken English, using proprietary speech recognition technology that listens to users’ speech and scores it based on pronunciation and syntax.

Flow

Vancouver, Canada onflow

Flow is a fast, decentralized, and developer-friendly blockchain, designed as the foundation for a new generation of games, apps, and the digital assets that power them. It is based on a unique, multi-role architecture, and designed to scale without sharding, allowing for massive improvements in speed and throughput while preserving a developer-friendly, ACID-compliant environment. Flow power games such as NBA Top Shot and was created by Dapper Labs.

Sold to Dell RSA

Fortscale

Palo Alto, USA fortscale.com

Fortscale helps security professionals by automating insider threat detection and investigation. Fortscale’s User Behavior Analytics (UBA) solutions combine expertise from the Israeli Defense Force’s elite security unit, advanced machine learning, and big data analytics to create a solution that provides rapid detection and response to malicious user behaviors.

Illumio

Sunnyvale, USA illumio.com

Illumio is a data center and cloud security company led by veterans with deep experience in virtualization, networking and security hailing from industry leaders. Illumio’s Adaptive Security Platform (ASP) is completely independent of underlying infrastructure and delivers visibility and control over workloads running in any data center or cloud environment.

Iterative Scopes

Boston, USA iterativescopes.com

Iterative Scopes is a company that is using AI to revolutionize the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases, primarily leveraging computer vision to augment clinical decisions in Gastroenterology

Ledn

Ontario, Canada ledn.io

Ledn is an emergent crypto-banking platform focused on lending and borrowing products for digital assets. Ledn’s crypto products and differentiated geographic focus target an underserved customer base with growing demands for crypto banking services. Weak local currencies, limited access to banking infrastructure and dominant Latam market positioning place Ledn in a strong position to capitalize on the Latam market’s secular and macro tailwinds.

Lemon Cash

Buenos Aires, Argentina en.lemon.me

Lemon is a crypto startup within the fintech sector born in Argentina. Its objective is to expand the cryptocurrency revolution throughout Latin America with a focus on usability and financial inclusion. Lemon Cash, its main product, is a virtual wallet to buy and sell cryptocurrencies, send and receive money and receive crypto profits every week.

LiveIntent

New York, USA liveintent.com

LiveIntent solves a universal problem faced by publishers, advertisers and agencies: How to effectively sell and buy email ad inventory. LiveIntent for Publishers (LFP) combines a powerful prediction engine with an ad management and targeting facility that works in the inbox making real-time ad serving a possibility for the first time.

Merama

Mexico City, Mexico & São Paulo, Brazil merama.io

HQ in Mexico and Brazil, Merama seeks to become the largest e-commerce product business in Latin America. The company invests in and partners with some of the best and category-leading merchants of the region, using Merama's experienced team, access to low-cost capital, and comprehensive experience in operations, growth, portfolio of digital brands, and proprietary technologies, to fuel additional and sustainable growth.

Migo

San Francisco, USA migo.money

Founded in Lagos, Nigeria, Migo is building the commerce network for informal economies around the world. As a B2B2C credit enabler, Migo provides credit underwriting infrastructure to enterprise customers that wish to extend loans to their customers. The company intermediates local balance sheet lenders looking to deploy credit and its enterprise partners (generally merchants, banks, telcos, and fintechs), who own a diverse set of distribution channels with which they interact with their client base (USSD short code, mobile app, website, POS terminal, ATM, Cards, etc.).

Molten

Boston, USA molten.co

Molten is building an end-to-end integrated infrastructure for digital media by providing solutions ranging from storage, to content and rights management, distribution, encoding, and payments in a single platform. The company’s main goal is to support film studios in their transition to the cloud by helping them visualize, manage, distribute, and trade content rights in a single platform.

Publicly listed through SPAC

NextDoor

San Francisco, USA global.nextdoor.com

Nextdoor is a free private social network for your neighborhood. The network only allows you and your neighbors to communicate online bringing back a sense of community to the neighborhood. It’s the latest way for neighbors to talk online and improve their sense of communal living.

Parfin

London, UK parfin.io

Parfin connects traditional and digital finance into a secure and unified platform, bridging the Brazilian financial industry to the global crypto markets. The Parfin platform is a technology infrastructure for institutional clients to seamlessly manage and operate digital assets and traditional currencies across a wide set of digital asset exchanges, brokers, custodians and banks. The company is prepared to support the transition of financial markets infrastructure into the digital assets space, including crypto, security tokens (STOs) and Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs).

Pattern Ag

Emeryville, USA pattern.ag

Pattern Ag is a company that provides soil microbiome analysis and recommendations for input optimization and increase crop productions. The company’s vision is to engineer a novel, sustainable approach to agriculture by becoming the world’s most successful developer of agricultural biological inputs and precision agriculture intelligence by mapping the genomes of thousands of unique species of soil bacteria.

Rain

New York, USA rain.agency

Rain allows developers to build cross-platform (think Microsoft’s Cortana, Google Assistant, Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, and Native 1st party integrations) voice skills. With VOXA, its open source voice software, Rain is one of the pioneering Voice & Conversational AI companies allowing technology, innovation, and marketing teams within Fortune 500 companies to roll-out their own voice skills and offering.

Rubicon

Atlanta, USA rubicon.com

Rubicon is a cloud-based, full-service waste and recycling company focused on sustainability. Rubicon provides affordable waste and recycling solutions for businesses seeking a smarter, sustainable alternative.

SaltPay

London, UK saltpay.co

SaltPay is a payment service and software provider, arming local businesses with the technology they need to automate and grow. It was founded in 2019 with the goal to create affordable, fast and secure payment solutions that can help small and medium-sized businesses to manage and grow their operations better.

Publicly listed through SPAC

Satellogic

Buenos Aires, Argentina satellogic.com

Satellogic’s goal is to enable a real-time understanding of our planet. By monitoring changes in real time on a planetary scale, Satellogic is transforming our relationship with the planet, helping us tackle the most pressing challenges, and creating a new layer of worldwide awareness. Satellogic will democratize access to space-based services by dramatically reducing the barriers to obtain real-time satellite data.

Sold to Sonos

Snips

Paris, France snips.ai

Snips is an artificial intelligence voice platform that runs on the edge, without sending any voice data to the cloud. Snips' embedded voice AI technology offers enterprises and developers offline and private-by-design conversational interfaces to animate interactions with products. With enterprise-grade performance and cloud-level accuracy across a wide range of hardware integrations on a low-power footprint, the Snips voice assistant simplifies human interactions with connected devices.

IPO ON NASDAQ

Sprinklr

New York, USA sprinklr.com

Sprinklr develops and markets a social software platform, also called Sprinklr, that provides social media marketing, social advertising, content management, collaboration, advocacy and social media monitoring for large enterprises.

Crypto

Strike

United States strike.me

Strike allows users to send and receive payments anywhere, instantly, for free. Strike is built on top of the Bitcoin Lightning network – the largest global, interoperable, and open payments standard. Strike believes that open payment networks enable universal participation in the financial system, ushering in a new digital economy with truly borderless money transfers.

Udacity

Mountain View, USA udacity.com

Udacity’s mission is to bring accessible, affordable, engaging, and highly effective higher education to the world. It believes that higher education is a basic human right, and seeks to empower our students to advance their education and careers. Education is no longer a one-time event but a lifelong experience; it should be less passive listening (no long lectures) and more active doing; and it should empower students to succeed not just in school but in life.

Valora

San Francisco, USA valoraapp.com

Valora is a mobile-first crypto wallet native to the Celo Platform, available on both iOS and Android devices. Valora makes blockchain useful and accessible even on the most basic smartphones, enabling 6 billion smartphone users worldwide to reliably save, send, and spend crypto as easily as sending a text message.

Viagogo

Geneva, Switzerland viagogo.com

Viagogo is the largest global online event ticket marketplace for secondary buyers and sellers. Viagogo was established to provide a secure online ticket marketplace that allows consumers to buy and sell tickets to sports, music, theatre and comedy events.

Worthix

Atlanta, USA worthix.com

Worthix is a software bundled scientifically designed customer survey which gives businesses the power to drive customers to positive decisions by pinpointing influencing factors. The company also provides access to its auto-analyzed reports packed with insights. Its questionnaire qualifies the influencers of customers’ decisions using the algorithm.

XP Health

San Francisco, USA xphealth.co

XP Health allows companies to offer eye benefits to their employees, from on-site eye exams to frame design and manufacturing.

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