MicroVentures Mail Weekly Recap: September 1, 2020

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Below is a quick summary of the investment opportunities listed on the MicroVentures platform as of September 1st, 2020.

Online lending marketplace connecting borrowers with local lenders in 28 states

Key Highlights:
Lend Grow currently is operational within 28 states and plans to grow to all 50 in early 2021
• Borrowers were matched with loans totaling over $15M in May 2020 on the Lend-Grow marketplace
Online lending marketplace connecting borrowers with local lenders in 28 states

Creative 3d Technologies

Personal products infused with cannabis sold online and in stores like Saks Salon in NY
• Featured in 20+ media outlets and named one of the Top 3D Tech Startups in 2019 by Startup City

Key Highlights:
• Featured in more than 20 media outlets including Technori, 3Dprint.com, and the Chicago Tribune
• Its 3D printer features a build volume greater than 10.5ft³ and provides support for layer resolutions as small as 30 microns and movement resolutions with precision up to 256x micro-stepping
Featured in 20+ media outlets and named one of the Top 3D Tech Startups in 2019 by Startup City

Oscilla Power

Wave energy converter that has 16 granted patents and grant funding from the U.S. Department of Energy
Key Highlights:
• Constructing a community-scale Triton-C system for deployment in Q1 2021 at the Kaneohe Marine Corps base in Hawaii
• Earned grant funding from the National Science Foundation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Washington State Department of Commerce, and the U.S. Department of Energy

The Car Savior

Online car repair marketplace designed to make car repairs more affordable, faster, and convenient
Key Highlights:
• Designed to diagnose a car online and provide multiple quotes from local, vetted mechanics
• 2018 Capital Factory accelerator graduate

PetPal

Indian pet care supplies e-commerce platform featuring over 1,000 products with shipments to over 100 cities
Key Highlights:
• Features 1k+ products and has shipped to over 100 cities in India
• Generated revenue of $138.3k in 2019, an increase of 51% over 2018

KiddieKredit

App teaching financial literacy to kids partnering with Equifax Foundation to promote financial inclusion
Key Highlights:
• Over 32k chores completed on app between April 2019 and April 2020
• Between April 2019 and April 2020, company received 3k app sign ups

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