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Acorn Finance is the world’s first embedded lending marketplace for home improvement financing, empowering borrowers, lenders, contractors and software providers to achieve their goals. Borrowers can shop for the best rates from the best lenders, all within a few seconds and fewer clicks. Contractors can increase sales by offering financing to customers at no extra cost to themselves. Software providers to the home improvement industry can add value for contractors and enhance the homeowner’s buying experience by embedding Acorn Finance’s solution within their estimates and invoices. Lenders can reach more homeowners while also testing the ideal rates for optimum engagement.
Acquire App is an online shopping platform transforming e-commerce by creating an unforgettable checkout. Acquire App's innovative, beautifully designed platform does it all, providing retailers with a powerful tool to attract and retain customers, and giving end-users an easy, streamlined shopping experience. Their mission is to empower online merchants of all sizes with an elevated checkout solution. It was founded in 2020 and is based in San Francisco, California, United States, and Montreal, Canada.
Advocate Technologies is a B2B SaaS start-up modernizing insurance operations for lenders. We transform lenders’ insurance functions across three areas: Compliance, Monetization, and Risk Analytics. Customers (financial institutions, banks, alt. asset managers) buy our software to improve the performance of their lending programs. We replace manual processes for insurance operations with our automated software platform supported by a highly skilled customer support team. Our customers range from lenders providing personal mortgages (loan sizes of $250K to $5M) to large commercial lenders funding $100M+ for commercial real estate development projects. $15T+ of loans in the US need our service. Advocate also collects insurance data. Customers submit insurance policy documents when using our software and we collect data from these documents. This data is then used to improve our products. Advocate was founded in October 2020 by a world class team based in New York and Athens Greece. In April 2022, 18 months after founding the business, Advocate raised $9 million USD, one of the largest fintech seed rounds. We are backed by blue chip VCs, family offices, and industry veterans. To learn more about Advocate, visit www.tryadvocate.com.
Alloy makes it easy for financial services companies to quickly and safely onboard and manage more customers, automating the vast majority of decisions, mitigating fraud and high-cost financial risk, and reducing the burden on the back office and manual review queues.
Clerkie is an AI Financial Planner for the 123M underserved Americans looking for answers. After spending years helping struggling middle-class families, it became clear that users needed more help with their debt and their finances. They needed answers. Clerkie uses conversational AI to build in-depth financial knowledge graphs that provide personalized answers and actionable plans for everyday Americans trying to achieve their financial goals. Our mission is to democratize financial health and provide all individuals with an actionable path to financial security.
Climate Club is a platform for climate action. The company seeks to reverse climate change by closing the gap between climate-related intentions and actions for companies and individuals. It was founded in 2021 and is based in New York, New York.
Developer of credit control application designed to monitor and maintain credit scores. The company's application accommodates user's income and monthly expenses to offer simple actions that can repair a person's credit score by connecting their accounts and also by providing account security, data security and security alerts, enabling users to maintain and build their credit and credit scores properly while curtailing down their expenses.
At Cushion, our goal is to help every customer waste less money, save more, and live a financially healthier life. We plan to arm every consumer with a digital CFO that can manage their finances for them, better than they can. Our first product is tackling bank and credit card fees, a $200-billion problem in the U.S. annually. We leverage artificial intelligence, advanced fee-detection technology, and bank-level security to negotiate with the banks and credit card companies to put money back into people’s accounts—quickly, efficiently, securely, and automatically.
For college graduates that have student loan debt, we refinance their student loans with our debt-free income share agreement (ISA) and support them with our career resources marketplace. For fixed income investors that want better returns, we offer the ISA Refinance Fund that provides passive income with low volatility and stable growing returns closer to equities while making social impact in the process.
We’re on a mission to create a company that creates great companies. We follow a repeatable process — defining a hypothesis, researching and testing it vigorously, assembling the world class team to build a product, iterating the solution to find product-market and go-to-market fit, and then hatching and scaling breakthrough businesses. We build companies primarily based on our own ideas and with our infrastructure and initial teams. As such, we can grow businesses faster and have a much higher success rate.