MV Mail Weekly Recap: January 26, 2021

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Below is a quick summary of the investment opportunities listed on the MicroVentures platform as of January 26, 2021.

Active Offerings

Flower Street
Two documentary films
Key Highlights:
• To be produced by award-winning directors/producers Adam Carolla and Nate Adams and executive producer Mike August
• Investors who contribute $3k or more across current and previous Flower Street Docs offerings in aggregate will have no cap on the total return on their investment and will receive returns in perpetuity

MicroSalt
A new, breakthrough salt delivering full sodium flavor with 50% less sodium
Key Highlights:
• MicroSalt® delivered 50% sodium reduction while maintaining saltiness in several studies, natural and without any additives
• Experienced team with decades of experience including former P&G and Pringles executives

Oscilla Power
Wave energy converter
Key Highlights:
• Designing a community-scale wave energy 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

Dare
Social media app centered around dares
Key Highlights:
• Previous version of social media app achieved over 12k downloads
• Plans to enable users to create custom augmented reality avatars

Pllay
Peer-to-Peer video game wagering platform
Key Highlights:
• Hosted gaming tournament and experience for Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival VIP attendees and backstage arena celebrities and guests
• Hosted FaZe Clan and SLAM Magazine gaming tournament at NBA All Star Weekend

Remedy Processors
Cannabis and hemp company offering cannabis products and B2B services
Key Highlights:
• October 2020 was a record revenue month, with more than $60.7k in revenue generated
• Raised $500k from an angel investor in November 2020

MyGN
Shared kitchen spaces for developing, manufacturing, and distribution of cannabis and CBD-infused products
Key Highlights:
• Deposits from 22 members (clients) to access MyGN’s shared-use kitchen facilities
• Previously raised $500k from angel investors and company founders

Blendid
Automated robotic, contactless, and AI-enabled food preparation for fresh healthy smoothies made on-demand
Key Highlights:
• Deep intellectual property around robotic food automation with multiple patents granted and in process
• Raised $13.5M in early-stage funding from Benhamou Global Ventures, Plug & Play, Hone Capital, and Partech Ventures

Unomi
Software platform for animators
Key Highlights:
• Out of 1.8k applicants, UNOMi was one of 25 companies selected to be a member of Backstage Capital’s inaugural accelerator class in March 2019
• Patent-pending technology for its method of generating mouth animations

Million marker
Personal environmental exposure analysis and tracking for consumers
Key Highlights:
• MOU with Parley for the Oceans (international ocean conservation NGO) and contract with The Community (Publicis Groupe) to launch a plastic awareness campaign in Summer 2021
• Provides mail-in test kits to measure personal exposure to potentially harmful environmental chemicals

ShoppinPal
B2B SaaS cloud integration software
Key Highlights:
• Created successful apps and integrations for unmet needs in the Retail and Food verticals such as automated stock replenishment and custom analytics used by customers across the globe
• Profitable since January 2020 with an annual run rate of $390k

Hudson Space Systems
Microgravity research services company
Key Highlights:
• Received a grant from Stevens Institute of Technology for its rocket launch technology
• Raised $100k in funding from an angel investor in 2020

Kobrelms
Athleisure apparel and audio gear accessories for men and women
Key Highlights:
• Social media followers have grown by 439% from April to July 2020 across Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube
• Uses innovative materials engineered to prolong the charge life and sound quality of its wireless audio accessories

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