Category: Bay Area

  • HubHaus


    What did HubHaus do? HubHaus is a co-living company that offers a unique and affordable way for young professionals to live in shared spaces. HubHaus aims to address the growing housing affordability crisis in major cities by providing a community-focused living experience. Hubhaus’ innovative approach to co-living and its mission to address the housing affordability […]

  • Skully


    What did Skully do? Skully was a technology company that gained significant attention in the motorcycle industry for its innovative products. Skully aimed to revolutionize the riding experience by integrating advanced technology into motorcycle helmets. Skully‚Äôs flagship product was the Skully AR-1, an augmented reality motorcycle helmet. The Skully AR-1 garnered immense interest from both […]

  • Theranos


    What did Theranos do? Theranos was a health technology startup with the aim of revolutionizing blood testing. Theranos promised to provide accurate and fast blood tests using only a few drops of blood from a finger prick, rather than a traditional venous blood draw. At its peak in 2013 and 2014, Theranos had raised more […]

  • Move Loot

    Move Loot

    What did Move Loot do? Move Loot was a technology-based platform that offered a convenient solution for buying and selling used furniture and home decor items. Move Loot aimed to simplify the process of furnishing homes by creating a marketplace that connected buyers and sellers. Move Loot operated in several major cities across the United […]

  • Juicero


    What did Juicero do? Juicero provided a their innovative juicing system. Juicero was “on a mission to help people consume more fresh produce every day. Starting with the first home, cold-press juicing system that makes raw, organic juice with the touch of a button, the Juicero system represents three years of hard work to bring […]

  • Benja


    What did Benja do? Benja Commerce Network launched as a Tinder-meets-shopping mobile app in 2014 and evolved into the first shoppable media advertising network. Benja enabled in-advertisement shopping with its interactive online display ad format. Benja also owned and operated several direct-to-consumer businesses and media publishers. The company raised between $2 and $3 million from […]

  • Fast


    What did Fast do? Fast was an easy checkout startup company that offers online checkout and login solutions created to give customers a secure shopping experience. Fast’s innovative technology allows for fast, efficient, and secure transactions, presenting a choice for businesses looking to streamline their payment process. According to Crunchbase, Fast has raised $124.5 million […]

  • Color Labs

    Color Labs

    What did Color Labs do? Color Labs was a technology start-up that focused on developing a mobile app for capturing and sharing photos and videos which allowed users to take photos and share them with nearby users in real-time. Color Labs received significant investment from high-profile investors such as Sequoia Capital, Bain Capital, and Silicon […]

  • Beepi


    What did Beepi do? Beepi was a California-based online used car marketplace that allowed individuals to buy and sell used cars through an online platform. Beepi’s business model involved inspecting, certifying, and listing used cars for sale on its website, and then delivering the purchased cars to buyers’ doorsteps. Beepi was a peer-to-peer marketplace. Cars […]

  • Shyp


    What did Shyp do? In their words: “Shyp provide(d) shipping services that ranges from picking-up the package to delivering it to the destination.” Shyp was a technology company that provided on-demand shipping services to customers in select cities in the United States. The company’s goal was to make the process of shipping items more convenient […]