Investments


above-average
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Status: Current

Above Average is a multi-channel producer of digital comedic content, founded and incubated by Lorne Michaels’ Broadway Video. The Company produces branded and original short-form comedy videos offering a unique combination of marquee comedic talent sourced through its SNL ecosystem” relationships, rising comedic talent, and a growing network of original content creators and collaborators.


affinity
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Status: Current

Affinity’s patented technology structures and analyzes millions of data points across emails, calendars, and third-party sources to offer users the tools they need to automat­ically manage their most valuable relationships, prioritize important connections, and discover untapped opportu­nities. The platform also offers a holistic view of users’ networks in a centralized, automat­ically updated database without any manual upkeep.


bellhop
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Status: Current

Bellhop is the nation’s first tech-enabled moving platform, which not only streamlines the move-day process but also ensures customers are matched with the most-qualified movers and drivers in their area. The Company is committed to refining the experience of moving by recruiting friendly, hardworking people and using technology to connect them with customers in a seamless way.


brandable
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Status: Exited

Brandable is a next-generation consumer products studio that partners with strategic influencers to build the next great consumer products brands. The Company is focused on key categories including toys, wellness, and food & drink to develop relevant, millennial-minded brands from the ground up that have real demand and marketplace fit.


clippings
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Status: Current

Clippings’ platform provides the interior design industry with new ways to source products and manage projects from inspiration to instal­lation. The London based startup is building technology to develop smarter streamlined processes that reduce the time, friction, and cost required for interior designers to discover and source products for commercial and residential projects.


compass
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Status: Current
AVP Team

Compass is a real estate brokerage firm, built on an integrated technology platform that increases agent produc­tivity and offers consumers a cross-device, cohesive, end-to-end service, from the initial search to the final signature. The Company’s technology provides leverage in lead generation and workflow management, increasing margins as compared to traditional real estate brokerages. The platform also provides unique insights about agents, customers, and the market, further enabling Compass to optimize its funnel and improve the customer experience.


curology
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Status: Current

Curology is an end-to-end prescription skincare company that uses its technology platform to acquire and treat patients for acne and related blemishes. The Company was founded by two dermatol­ogists who felt that the way these conditions are treated by medical profes­sionals is highly inefficient with respect to both access and pricing. Curology enables consumers to engage with a medical profes­sional online and receive prescription medication that is created specif­ically for their skin condition.


demandstar
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Status: Current
AVP Team

DemandStar is an open marketplace platform for the $1.5 trillion local government procurement industry. The Company reduces the friction for governments and businesses to transact by providing free access to a shared supplier base and powerful electronic bidding workflow tools.


digitour
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Status: Exited

Digitour is an emerging media and entertainment company that creates and produces IRL (“in real life”) social media experiences. The Company has developed a proprietary talent model to identify and recruit emerging young stars from YouTube, Vine and Instagram for their events, most of whom have already cultivated a sizeable and passionate following.


evrythng
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Status: Current
AVP Team

EVRYTHNG works with Fortune-1000 consumer product manufac­turers to make any product connected by creating and managing an Active Digital Identity” (“ADI”) for that product. The Company offers a platform-as-a-Service model that allows enterprise customers to manage the ADIs of their products and then facilitate and manage digital transactions involving those products. Through ADIs, brands can track and analyze usage, foster customer interaction, and engagement, and provide value-added services that drive loyalty.


farfetch
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Status: Exited

Farfetch is an online marketplace that connects independent, luxury fashion boutiques with high-end consumers around the world. The company carefully curates its network offline stores, based in places like Paris, New York, Helsinki and Honolulu, and provides them the infrastructure (e.g., inventory management, tracking, photography, customer service) and audience to sell online. Featured products come from designer brands as well as up-and-coming designers.


flite
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Status: Exited

Flite is a data-driven, programmatic creative solution that provides technology for advertisers and publishers to build creative, set up campaigns, test / optimize media, and measure results. The subscription-based product also integrates third-party applications (e.g., Twitter, Instagram) directly into online ad units, enabling customers to leverage content across marketing channels, at scale. Flite provides marketers with the ability to respond in real-time to performance data and current events, updating their paid media with the most relevant content.


gigya
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Status: Exited

Gigya is a leader in the customer identity and access management market. The Company helps companies turn unknown site visitors into known, loyal, and engaged customers. More than 700 of the world’s leading enterprises, including 50% of the comScore top 100 US web properties, rely on Gigya to build identify-driven relationships with over 1.1 billion customers while powering scalable, secure, privacy compliant customer identity management.


ginger
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Status: Current

Ginger brings high-quality mental health support within seconds to those in need. Through the Ginger app, members can connect with our team of coaches via text, 247, 365 days a year. For those in need of additional support, a therapist or psychi­atrist can be added to their care team for video sessions. Millions of people have access to the Ginger on-demand mental health system through their work with employers, health plans, and other partners.


hytrust
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Status: Current

HyTrust develops workload IT security solutions focused on securing private, public, and hybrid cloud infrastructure. The Company’s software mitigates security and operational risks that customers face when pursuing cloud and virtualized data center transfor­mations including governance and encryption. HyTrust has been widely deployed by Global 2000 customers and top government agencies, with a strong market presence in financial services, healthcare, and government verticals.


ifonly
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Status: Exited

IfOnly is a marketplace for incredible experiences. From unique everyday offerings with local experts to once-in-a-lifetime connections with lauded luminaries, IfOnly provides access to a curated selection of extraor­dinary experiences that benefit worthy causes around the world.


isocket
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Status: Current

isocket provides a technology platform designed to simplify the direct advertisement sales process. The Company’s platform automates the manual steps like order execution and monitoring, enabling premium publishers and advertisers to do more business directly and at ease.


joor
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Status: Current
AVP Team

Joor is a wholesale fashion marketplace that allows brand and retailers to connect and transact digitally. The Company has put the entire wholesale buying process online to enable brands and retailers to drive incremental revenue, cut costs, improve their customer experience, and analyze performance through data analytics.


mediamorph
Website
Status: Exited

Mediamorph is a provider of cloud-based management software for partic­ipants in the digital video content and distri­bution supply chain including studios, networks, and operators. The Company’s cloud-based enterprise software and data services help customers optimize content exploitation, maximize revenues, and better understand licensed-content value. Mediamorph improves the management of and insight into financial, rights, and consumption information, while stream­lining data through customers’ systems and supply chains.


moda-operandi
Website
Status: Current

Moda Operandi is a trusted flagship insider, offering unprece­dented access to the runway for this season and next. The Company is the only online retailer allowing clients to preorder next season’s looks straight from the runway while also offering expertly a curated in-season boutique. Moda Operandi’s stylists provide the most bespoke services in luxury shopping, attending to clients’ every need, from expert styling advice to tailored wardrobe recommendations.


modsy
Website
Status: Current

Modsy is a software-enabled interior design platform that uses advanced 3D rendering technology to create realistic visual­izations of living spaces and furniture. The Company’s technology ingests photographs provided by customers to create life-like room models and populates these models with suggested layouts and furniture designs based on a customer’s style preference. Customers can then modify the layout and furniture choices and purchase items across brands through the website.


monoqi
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Status: Exited

MONOQI is the online destination for hand-picked design. Since 2012, the Company has dedicated itself to collecting hard-to-find and limited-edition design products. MONOQI has an interna­tional team searching the globe for the best contem­porary design, making strong curatorial selections presented on its flash-sale platform.


morning-consult
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Status: Current
AVP Team

Morning Consult is a global data intelligence company delivering insights on what people think in real time. By surveying tens of thousands across the globe every single day, Morning Consult is unmatched in scale and speed: It determines the true measure of what people think and how their decisions impact business, politics and the economy. Industry leaders rely on Morning Consult’s proprietary technology and analysis for real-time, intelligent data to transform information into a competitive advantage.


nativo
Website
Status: Current
AVP Team

Nativo provides a technology platform for native advertising to publishers and marketers, enabling the delivery of highly curated brand content served within publishers’ editorial streams, matched to the look and feel of the specific property or publication, and fully integrated with and consumed on the publisher’s site.


newscred
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Status: Current

Newscred is the global leader in enterprise content marketing. The Company’s content marketing platform provides actionable insights and streamlines processes for content marketers to tell exceptional stories that drive measurable results.


newsle
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Status: Exited

Newsle develops a news aggregator that tracks people in the news. The Company’s news discovery engine enables users to follow published content about people they’re connected to and following on social networks.


parsley-health
Website
Status: Current

Parsley Health is the leading national provider of holistic person­alized medicine services across telemedicine, diagnostics and in-person care. Parsley’s unique approach blends cutting-edge testing, nutrition, wellness and prevention with conven­tional medicine. It is the first and only vertically integrated digital health solution for reversing chronic disease and optimizing health. Founded in 2016, Parsley’s Centers are located in New York City, Los Angeles, and San Francisco and fully-digital telemedicine services will be available nationwide in early 2020.


pebblepost
Website
Status: Current

PebblePost invented a platform, Programmatic Direct Mail®, that enables brands to convert online shoppers into buyers with meaningful direct mail. The Company uses real-time online interest and intent data to send person­alized direct mail that influences at-home purchase decisions and drives conversions across all purchase channels. The patent pending digital-to-direct mail platform integrates segmen­tation, campaign management, advanced targeting, product, analytics, and optimization.


rent-the-runway
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Status: Current

Rent the Runway is a fashion company with a technology soul. Powered by a transfor­mative business model, proprietary technology, a unique reverse-logistics operation and some of the smartest people on earth, the Company is in a position to challenge old systems and rewrite new rules. By giving people access to remarkable luxury experiences, Rent the Runway is changing the meaning of ownership — and revolu­tionizing retail in the process.


sawyer
Website
Status: Current

Sawyer is bringing children’s activity inventory online and building a destination for parents to manage their children’s activities, schedules, and overall development. The Company also develops an online booking and payment solution designed for children’s activity provides, including features such as scheduling, commerce, and customer management.


taboola
Website
Status: Current

Taboola has built the world’s largest and most advanced discovery platform delivering person­alized recommen­dations to over one billion users every month, on many of the web’s most innovative and highly-visited websites. Thousands of leading publishers, marketers, and agencies utilize Taboola’s predictive technology to increase user engagement, monetize their traffic, and distribute their content to engaged audiences across the web.


unified
Website
Status: Exited
AVP Team

Unified helps marketers make informed and impactful decisions with the industry’s only business intelligence platform purposely designed for social advertising. With experience collecting and enriching over 1 billion dollars of social investment data, Unified is passionate about providing Fortune 2000 brands and agencies greater transparency into their many teams, tools, and strategies. The Unified Platform and service teams are specif­ically built to ensure data quality, optimize investments, and answer critical business questions.


urbansitter
Website
Status: Current
AVP Team

UrbanSitter has built a trusted online marketplace in the childcare space, offering an online platform dedicated to matching families and childcare services providers in major metropolitan areas across America. The Company enables parents to screen caregivers and post short-term and long-term job opportu­nities, manages the scheduling and payment of caregivers, and provides a forum for families to share feedback on caregivers.


vestiaire-collective
Website
Status: Current

Vestiaire Collective is a luxury resale marketplace where consumers can buy and sell pre-owned designer clothes and accessories. Unlike other pre-owned market­places, the Company is heavily involved in curating, verifying, and shipping goods that are sold through the platform. Vestiaire employs a quality control team that assess 100% of items sold on the platform.


visible-measures
Website
Status: Exited

Visible Measures develops a digital video platform that uses MRC-accredited metrics and patented technologies to power an analytics suite with one-of-a-kind capabilities for measuring not only total viewership, but also how much time users spend with ads.