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Venture Partners are Republic’s global network of mission-driven venture investors and leaders. They join our community to learn the ins and outs of Republic and the many tools we offer for early stage financing, and help us source amazing companies. With the VP7 cohort, the Republic Venture Partner community is now 200 strong.
To celebrate the launch of a new Venture Partner cohort, we’re featuring* investment opportunities that have venture backing.
Investing in Venture-Backed Companies
The companies featured* below have venture capital backing. (Use search to navigate to VC-backed deals.)
Nanno is an on-demand marketplace that connects parents with carefully vetted sitters. Nanno has been featured in major publications such as TechCrunch, Inc., The Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times.
Qoins is an app that helps people pay off their debt faster and save money without thinking about it. Led by two “Forbes 30 under 30” 2021 award recipients, Qoins is backed by a leading VC and has previously raised well over $2M in funding.
nēdl is a content creation app & AI-powered search engine for live audio broadcast. They’ve raised $1.7M previously and are backed by Sweet Capital and Backstage Capital, amongst others.
Inside.com provides newsletters, how-to guides, events, and an online community for founders and executives. Inside.com is led by entrepreneur and investor Jason Calacanis, and backed by Sequoia Capital (investors in Apple, Instagram and DoorDash) and Mark Cuban.
True Made Foods makes condiments that replace refined sugars with real veggies and fruit. They’re the official ketchup of the Boston Red Sox and Washington Nationals, and are sold in 5K+ stores across the U.S., including Kroger, Walmart, and Whole Foods.
Curastory is helping creators to make, monetize, and distribute videos. They’re already backed by Lightspeed (investors in Grubhub, Snapchat, Calm) and TechStars (investors in Sendgrid, Outreach). They have partnerships with the NBA + NCAA, with access to 150k new video creators.
Oonee is building an infrastructure network and digital marketplace to allow bicycles and scooters to thrive in cities. Notable Oonee backers include Ryan Rzepecki, Founder and CEO of Social Bicycles/JUMP Bikes, acquired by Uber.
Iris is a social stock market app that lets users invest with friends; it works with Robinhood, WeBull, TD Ameritrade, and Fidelity. Iris has facilitated over $175M in investments as of June 2021.
Terraformation is led by former-Reddit CEO Yishan Wong, and creates accessible, low-cost, and off-grid solutions to the biggest reforestation challenges. They were featured in Fast Company, New Scientist, The Guardian, and Forbes.
Rule Breaker Snacks are 100% plant-based (vegan), free from gluten, nuts, and top 11 allergens. They are backed by Grupo Bimbo (Sara Lee, Thomas’, Arnold and others).
Thimble offers STEM classes and education kits through classrooms, after-school programs, and direct to parent subscribers. Thimble is supported by Gaingels, LearnLaunch, Futureworks, and other VCs and accelerators.
*The content contained herein is derived from the company’s offering pages found on Republic.co, and therefore are representations by the companies themselves. Please conduct your due diligence on every investment opportunity.
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Expect an influx of offerings from Republic Crypto in the coming months
Republic is ramping up its efforts to connect communities to crypto projects.
• By acting as a tech layer, Republic allows communities to purchase assets in the projects they believe in
• Republic Crypto only works with projects that they believe have robust communities to support their development
• While Republic does diligence on each project, it is ultimately up to investors to DYOR (do your own research)
• Future offerings might include token offerings, DeFi projects, or NFTs