An Ecosystem Onto Itself
High-growth, resilient businesses aiming to compound their socio-economic impact on society.
BasisNew 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
Booking PalIrvine, 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.
BotmakerBuenos 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.
CeloSan 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.
CoinbaseSan Francisco, USA coinbase.com
Coinbase has grown to become one the world’s leading digital currency companies with support for Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin. It is a portfolio of three products: Coinbase (the most popular retail exchange for digital currency), GDAX (the most popular exchange for institutions and professional traders in the U.S.), and Toshi (a browser for the Ethereum network).
Dapper LabsVancouver, 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.
English CentralArlington, 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.
FortscalePalo 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.
IllumioSunnyvale, 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.
LiveIntentNew 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.
MigoSan 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.).
MoltenBoston, 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.
NextDoorSan 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.
RainNew 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.
RubiconAtlanta, 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.
SatellogicBuenos 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.
SnipsParis, 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.
SprinklrNew 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.
UdacityMountain 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.
ViagogoGeneva, 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.
WorthixAtlanta, 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 HealthSan 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.