Blockdaemon is the leading blockchain node infrastructure platform that helps organizations create scalable enterprise blockchain solutions with node deployment in just three clicks. CEO and Founder Konstantin Richter shares more about the company’s vision to make blockchain accessible for developers and enterprises, the company’s future product roadmap, and latest funding round from investors that include Lerer Hippeau, Blockchain.com Ventures, SPiCE VC, and others.
In 2016, Cedar CEO and Founder Florian Otto had a terrible billing experience when his then-fiancé, now wife, fainted and had to go to the emergency room. The couple found themselves dealing with a billing nightmare in the months that followed including indecipherable stacks of paper bills, statements sent to the wrong address, and even a call from a debt collector. This led Florian to found Cedar, the patient payment engagement platform to simplify medical bills and the experience for both providers and patients. He shares some insights with us on the state of medical billing, the efficacy of the platform, and the company’s recent funding round from investors that include Andreessen Horowitz, Thrive Capital, and Founders Fund.
Two Credit Suisse bankers came together in 2011 and noticed they were having a difficult time securing, flexible reservations at top NYC restaurants with their hectic schedules. This led them to look further into the restaurant industry’s guest experience operations at a holistic level. Today, SevenRooms is a complete guest experience management platform that’s built and designed from the ground up for the hospitality industry. CEO and Cofounder Joel Montaniel shares some insight on the state of the hospitality industry during COVID-19, how technology is lightening the blow, and the company’s $50M Series B round led by Providence Strategic Growth.
For the majority, traditional weight loss programs don’t work long-term. The weight loss industry has been focusing on the number on the scale, but the science tells us it’s more complicated. Calibrate, backed by $5.1M Seed round led by Forerunner Ventures, addresses metabolic change to bring sustainable results for the 175M Americans that are overweight. Isabelle Kenyon shares more about the science behind weight loss and the company’s future plans.
Playbook is a mobile marketplace enabling top fitness instructors to turn their iPhone content into a subscription income. Instructors can create content (workouts, programs, challenges, nutrition, etc) on their terms. Consumers get access to a world of instructors for a single cost. CEO Jeff Krahel shares more about empowering fitness instructors to build their businesses without depending on studios.
CEO and Cofounder Ben Labra discusses the evolution of Gesture, the on-demand app to send the perfect, thoughtful gift for any occasion.
Sales leasebacks have been popular institutionally with REITs and for commercial real estate but EasyKnock makes it accessible for residential homeowners. While we face uncertainty about the future health of the economy, homeowners will need flexibility and may need to tap into the equity they’ve built in their homes. CEO and Cofounder Jarred Kessler shares some insight about how EasyKnock can help homeowners access this equity and stay in their homes, the future of the housing market, and the company’s latest funding round from investors that include Blumberg Capital, QED, Correlation Ventures, FJ Labs, and Moderne.
With GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act marking the beginning of a shift in how we view privacy data, there is an increased need for businesses to be compliant as more regulations emerge. Ethyca’s data privacy automation platform provides developers and product teams the ability to ensure consumer data privacy throughout applications and services design. CEO and Cofounder Cillian Kieran walks us through the company’s history, the pain point it is solving, and latest funding round, which brings the total funding raised to $20M since 2018.
Peter Brodsky was running an engineering team at SoundCloud when he and his cofounders first got the urge to automate some of their job functions. They set out to deliver machine learning to the enterprise, and when looking back at their earliest ambitions, automating data entry really paved the way for Hyperscience, the data automation platform. Peter shares more about the vision for the business, the company’s future plans, and recent $60M Series C round, which was closed in only 6 days in the middle of the pandemic!
Software is changing the way venture capitalists manage the business ranging from solutions that address recruiting, platform, ops, fund accounting, pipeline management, follow-ons, and cap table management. TABS Score is the solution that addresses the process of due diligence. Lexie Anderson shares more about the “Diligence-as-a-Service” platform.
COVID has brought digital tools to the forefront when it comes to learning and children and a number of challenges that were never expected. ClassTag was prescient in this respect with its digital communication platform that connects educators and parents to ensure that parents are engaged in their child’s education. CEO and Cofounder Vlada Lotkina met her cofounder Jason while they were their children attended the same pre-school to address the challenges they faced as parents of school-age children. ClassTag now has 24K active schools on the platform with 2 million engaged parents. Vlada shares some insight into the journey of scaling the business, the company’s future plans, and latest funding, which brings its total funding raised to $11.6M