Early-stage companies don’t just need capital. They benefit from guidance with operations, strategy and business development. Matt Cohen offers hands-on support through Ripple Ventures, to mitigate a company’s risks and help them take the shots to reach the next level.
A lot of companies and their employees are dissatisfied with their health benefits program. Mike Serbinis is changing that with his company, League. It’s a digital benefits platform that empowers employees, saves employers money, frees up administrative time and helps delivers better outcomes.
Today’s drones are highly mobile, but lack the precision to perform contact inspections. Nikita Iliushkin’s firm, VPT, has come up with a unique rotor design that could lead to what he calls “a workforce in the sky”.
The age of Airbnb and other home-sharing platforms has eliminated some of the services that traditional hotels offer like luggage storage. Toronto startup BagsAway brings it back with their on-demand baggage storage network for people on the go.
Swim classes can be crowded or hard to book. Amie Nguyen is looking to change the model through Propel. It’s a platform for scheduling private swimming lessons, one or two students maximum, using a network of underutilized hotel pools.