Uber, a San Francisco-based technology startup, is innovating at the intersection of lifestyle and logistics. Uber connects riders with safe, reliable, convenient transportation providers at a variety of price-points in cities around the world.
Earnest is a technology-enabled lender, headquartered in San Francisco that offers personal loans and student loan refinancing. The company uses software, and algorithms to evaluate a person’s full education, employment, and financial profile, looking beyond a traditional credit score (also known as a FICO score) in order to obtain a complete financial profile of each applicant. Earnest uses an online dashboard that gives clients tools to control and customize their loan payments by payment, amount, and time. The company does not charge origination or prepayment fees. Earnest's mission is to offer low-cost credit to qualified individuals at lower rates than traditional banks and build a new bank for the next generation.
The company was co-founded by CEO Louis Beryl, a former partner at Silicon Valley VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, and by COO Benjamin Hutchinson, who was most recently Head of Commercial Finance at BBC.
Earnest is back by Andreessen Horowitz, Maveron, First Round Capital, Slow Ventures, Accomplice, Adams Street Partners, Battery Ventures and other leading venture capital firms and angels.
AltspaceVR is a virtual reality software company. AltspaceVR is bringing two-dimensional web content into shared virtual spaces, and extending the web to create fully holographic experiences. Through the software users will be able to watch streaming video, play games, and get work done, together and entirely inside of virtual reality. The software is powered by, and fully embraces, the modern open web.
Catawiki is the number one online catalogue and auction house for collectibles. Catawiki hosts over 160 weekly auctions in categories such as comic books, coins, stamps, art, model trains, wine, vinyl records, jewellery, ceramics, books, and many more! Users can also keep track of their own collection based on our central catalogue, which contains over 2.3 million items.
Verbling’s mission is to empower people all over the world to become fluent in a foreign language. The core team is based in San Francisco. The teachers and students who make our mission possible are spread across six continents.
Verbling lets people video chat with language teachers. Today, Verbling teachers are available 24/7/365, covering all timezones globally. All Verbling teachers are vetted to meet rigorous standards. The average student rating of a teacher is 4.9/5.