Tech Between The Coasts 062 | September 16, 2020
Your bi-weekly update on the latest tech news, deals, and events in the middle of the country, curated by the folks at Lewis & Clark Ventures
Lewis & Clark Ventures invests in technology companies between the coasts. Founded by former operators, we partner with early-stage companies to build the infrastructure and talent needed to scale their businesses into market leaders.
What We’re Reading
Thinking about making a career change? Kabir Sehgal argues that you should have (at least) two careers. Via Harvard Business Review
Feel like your newsfeed has exploded with press around SPACs? Connie Loizos provides an overview of these acquisition vehicles. Via TechCrunch
The IoT market will continue to boom. Here’s an interesting infographic covering the intersection of AI and IoT. Via Visual Capitalist
For founders considering a convertible note raise, be sure to check out Cooley’s convertible note document generator. Via Cooley Go
Sana Benefits (Austin, TX) raised $20.8M to expand its platform for self-funded health insurance for small businesses. Gigafund led the round, with participation by Trust Ventures and mark vc. Via Tech Crunch
The Pro’s Closet (Boulder, CO), the world’s largest pre-owned cycling equipment brand, raised $12M in growth capital. Foundry Group and Edison Partners led the round, with participation by Ridgeline Ventures. Via Company Press Release
Zero Hash (Chicago, IL) raised $5M to expand its digital asset settlement platform. Tastytrade led the round, with participation by Bain Capital TradeStation, CMT Digital and Monday Capital. Via Chicago Inno
Territory Foods (Arlington, VA), a Lewis & Clark portfolio company, just recently expanded its meal delivery service to Austin, TX. Austonians looking for chef-crafted, healthy meals – be sure to check them out! Congrats to the Territory Foods team!
OnRamp Impact Conference (September 17, 2020) – Virtual event presented by gener8tor that highlights innovations in social impact.
The Innovation Showcase (October 6, 2020) – Virtual event hosted by the Venture Club of Indiana that connects Indiana companies with investors.
OnRamp Manufacturing Conference 2020 (October 14, 2020) – Virtual event presented by gener8tor that brings together leading corporations, investors and startups across the manufacturing industry.
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