This year’s list includes former Redfin developers Andy Taylor and Navtej Sadhal who founded Approved. Xconomy.
ImpactHealth is featured in this year’s 50 LA Startups to Watch. BuiltInLA.
The Athletic is focusing on going into regional markets, hiring people that are endemic to those markets and churning out quality, fresh content. Forbes.
Since last year, Charles Hudson has been creating his own brand, Precursor Ventures, to seize on the funding vacuum created by firms like SoftTech that can no longer write small checks. Hudson, one of few African American VCs in the Bay Area, also sees another underserved opportunity in funding women and other minorities. TechCrunch.
Precursor Ventures is not yet a big name in venture capital, but it’s taking on a big mission: Making sure more entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds get an equal shot a venture capital dollars. USA Today.
Here are some of the most exciting women-run companies to keep an eye on in the coming year. The list includes Platejoy which builds personalized, on-demand meal plans. Business Insider.
David S. Williams of Care3: Now is the Time to Invest in Digital Health Technology for the Underserved. The Longevity Network.
The Naya Smart Breast Pump promises to be quicker, quieter, and more comfortable. Forbes.
Apple And Google Alum Raises $2.5M To Grow Kit, Social Network For Product Recommendations. Forbes
Precursor Ventures collects more than $15 million for inaugural fund. PE Hub
Latina-led Silicon Valley tech company raises $2M. USA Today
Remedy wants to put money back into the pockets of patients who’ve been incorrectly billed by doctors. CNN
Omni’s on-demand storage service will someday let its customers do much more with their stuff. Fortune
Kit, the Expa-backed social network for product reccos, lands $2.5 million in seed. TechCrunch.