Founder Institute Graduates employ 15,000+ people and are building products people love across the globe. See the most recent Grad news below.

  • Styline (Dhaka FI Graduate), an ecommerce platform for South Asian fashion, was featured in an article titled "How Styline Collection Has Become A Leader In Modest Fashion In Bangladesh".
  • Stareable (New York FI Graduate), the largest community of web series creators, launched Stareable Fest 2018 to celebrate indy show productions.
  • LOGIVAN (Hanoi FI Graduate), which offers a marketplace that connects freights with truckers directly, raised a $1.75M Series A round led by Ethos Partners, existing investor Insignia Ventures Partners and Vietnam-based VinaCapital Ventures.
  • Sworkit (Washington DC FI Graduate), an interactive fitness app used by more than 12 million people, committed to combating childhood obesity by providing free access to workout resources for every K-12 School.
  • From Fat to Finish Line (Los Angeles FI Graduate), a lifestyle brand for the growing community of overweight Americans who have taken up running for health, and their documentary were named one of "10 Running Documentaries That Will Inspire You to Move".
  • Acudeen (Manila FI Graduate), a service that purchases receivables to help SMEs sustain their operations, announced plans to list their tokens on a cryptocurrency exchange.
  • Parlay (Toronto FI Graduate), which has developed an edtech platform for teachers, has raised $400,000 in pre-seed funding.
  • Daylighted (San Francisco FI Graduate), an interactive art exhibit service, announced a partnership with Tilden Hotel as their service spreads across San Francisco.
  • Zendmoney (Jakarta FI Graduate), which provides cross-border money transfer services in an affordable, faster and secure way, is in talks with venture capital players to raise a $3-5 million Series A financing round.
  • Evolute (San Francisco FI Graduate), which helps large organizations migrate applications to containers and manage those containers, was featured on TechCrunch.
  • Auto Force (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), a car dealership, online auction platform, and peer-to-peer rental management company, partnered with Phrame to integrate smart keys into their service.
  • Formalytics (Perth FI Graduate), the creator of MyKicks, an app for footballers that tracks the speed, spin and flight of the ball, was featured in an article titled "How soccer app myKicks scored 65,000 downloads in three months, with the help of YouTube influencers".
  • Better Weekdays (Chicago FI Graduate), a service that helps colleges place students in jobs, and founder Chris Motley were featured in an article about the rising St. Louis startup scene.
  • Stareable (New York FI Graduate), the largest community of web series creators, was covered on Bustle as they strive to make the television industry more inclusive. 
  • Voyhoy (Santiago FI Graduate), a rapidly growing transportation booking service, was featured in Miami news detailing how they've expanded across South America.
  • Sworkit (Washington DC FI Graduate), an interactive fitness app used by more than 12 million people, was listed as one of the world's best workout apps.
  • Dada (New York FI Graduate), a network that helps visual artists sell, get hired, and converse though drawings, was featured in news media for its Ethereum integration.
  • SimpleReach (New York FI Graduate), the leading content data cloud, launched the first all-in-one digital video measurement platform to help brands track owned, partner, and influencer videos.
  • Geomoby (Perth FI Graduate), a geofencing and mapping solution, was listed in a marketplace report as a top company in a market that grew over 40% last year.
  • Total Ctrl (Oslo FI Graduate), a ‘personal kitchen assistant’ aimed at reducing food waste, was featured in an industry report as one of the world's top innovators in digital retail.
  • Udemy (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), the world’s leading source of online courses, was featured in SFgate due to their participation in the Digital Workforce Development Initiative, an effort to facilitate online education.
  • Etudesk (Abidjan FI Graduate), a web platform enabling academic institutions and corporations to set up their own online learning programs, was crowned as champion of the DEMO Africa Tour.
  • Trendalytics (New York FI Graduate), which provides analytics for the apparel and accessories industries, had their Streetwear Report featured on WWD.
  • Daylighted (San Francisco FI Graduate), an interactive art exhibit service, was a featured presenter at StartupFest's 'ArtupFest'.
  • Sworkit (Washington DC FI Graduate), an interactive fitness app used by more than 12 million people, was featured on CNBC as one of the world's best fitness apps.
  • Checkbox (Sydney FI Graduate), which empowers experts to build enterprise-grade software without programming knowledge, secures $1.77 million in angel investment after two years of bootstrapping.
  • Acudeen (Manila FI Graduate), a service that purchases receivables to help SMEs sustain their operations, was profiled an Irish Tech News article titled "Acudeen & First Growth Funds Collaborate to Push for Global Financial Inclusion".
  • Stareable (New York FI Graduate), the largest community of web series creators, was featured on Bustle for the success of the show Gal Pals.
  • Formalytics (Perth FI Graduate), the creator of MyKicks, an app for footballers that tracks the speed, spin and flight of the ball, rose to #1 on the UK app store.
  • InvolveSoft (San Diego FI Graduate), a platform for companies to streamline corporate giving and manage employee engagement, landed $2.5 million in funding in a round led by Bonfire Ventures.
  • Paymium (Paris FI Graduate), an online exchange where buyers and sellers make cryptocurrency transactions, launched their Blockchain.io altcoin exchange.
  • Ovamba (Johannesburg FI Graduate), a leading marketplace lending platform for SMEs, was featured in the Washington Post.
  • Pathgather (New York FI Graduate), a marketplace for education that helps users choose online courses, was acquired by Degreed, another leader in the learning marketplace.
  • Stareable (New York FI Graduate), the largest community of web series creators, is launching their Inaugural Stareable Fest.
  • From Fat to Finish Line (Los Angeles FI Graduate), a lifestyle brand for the growing community of overweight Americans who have taken up running for health, was referenced in a Runner's World article titled "How Social Media, Running Helped This Woman Lose 80 Pounds".
  • Udemy (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), the world’s leading source of online courses, continued its global expansion by opening an office in Brazil, its first in Latin America.
  • Diamond Hedge (New York FI Graduate), the first augmented reality diamond price comparison service, was featured in an article about the impact of AR on shopping.
  • Baggizmo (Zagreb FI Graduate), one of Europe's premier smart-fashion brands, was featured on Total Croatia News in an article titled "Baggizmo Presents Croatian Product Design Potential".
  • Hykso (Montreal FI Graduate), a wrist-worn sensor and analytics platform for athletes, was profiled in an article titled "SA’s elite MMA athletes training with Hykso Wearable Punch Tracking technology."
  • LightSprite (Seattle FI Graduate), which produces a gamified app that helps patients proactively manage their chronic illnesses, was featured on MedGadget.
  • Acudeen (Manila FI Graduate), a service that purchases receivables to help SMEs sustain their operations, announced that they are giving back to the FI network, and their former cohort, by contributing tokens from their recent initial coin offering (ICO) to the Founder Institute Bonus Pool.
  • Paymium (Paris FI Graduate), an online exchange where buyers and sellers make bitcoins transactions, is launching a new product: a solution for secure and regulated adoption of cross-chain crypto trading.
  • Gridraster (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), a VR/AR mobile platform that rapidly processes high-end graphics, was featured in the SV Business Journal.
  • Checkbox (Sydney FI Graduate), which empowers experts to build enterprise-grade software without programming knowledge, was profiled in a SmartCompany article about startup leadership.
  • Trebble FM (Ottawa FI Graduate), an easy tool to let people build interactive newscasts for smart speakers such as the Google Home and the Amazon Echo, was selected for Ryerson's DMZ incubator, with up to $100,000 in seed capital and $50,000 in Facebook advertising.
  • Acudeen (Manila FI Graduate), a service that purchases receivables to help SMEs sustain their operations, was featured in an Inquirer article titled "Blockchain comes to SMEs’ rescue".
  • Hoayeuthuong (Ho Chi Minh City FI Graduate), Vietnam's leading flower delivery startup, has been revamping their production process via smart factory technology.
  • Cubbyspot (Toronto FI Graduate), a mobile app that helps parents find the best daycare for their child, was accepted into Community Innovation Lab’s Social Enterprise Accelerator Program.
  • From Fat to Finish Line (Los Angeles FI Graduate), a lifestyle brand for the growing community of overweight Americans who have taken up running for health, was named one of the "Health Documentaries On Netflix That You Have To Watch".
  • Hykso (Montreal FI Graduate), a wrist-worn sensor and analytics platform for athletes, was profiled on Gizmodo in an article titled: "This Gadget Told Me How Wimpy My Punches Are, Please Don't Fight Me".
  • Acudeen (Manila FI Graduate), a service that purchases receivables to help SMEs sustain their operations, claimed the first blockchain-powered invoice transaction in the Philippines.
  • Gridraster (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), a VR/AR mobile platform that rapidly processes high-end graphics, was featured on TechCrunch as part of the Alchemist Accelerator's demo day cohort.
  • CauseVox (Washington DC FI Graduate), a crowdfunding platform for nonprofits and social good projects, is launching a project with the Benicia Human Services Board (HSB).
  • WorldBrain (Munich FI Graduate), an open source search engine that lets users customise the searched sources and filter them for credibility, was featured on the African Tech Roundup podcast.
  • Dada (New York FI Graduate), a network that helps visual artists sell, get hired, and converse though drawings, received an investment from ConsenSys Ventures.
  • Unito (Montreal FI Graduate), which synchronizes some of the top project management tools, closed a $2M seed round.
  • Udemy (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), the world’s leading source of online courses, was featured on VentureBeat as a top platform for developing freelancer skills.
  • Gridraster (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), a VR/AR mobile platform that rapidly processes high-end graphics, partnered with Saguna to bring VR/AR to mobile devices with edge computing.
  • Acudeen (Manila FI Graduate), a service that purchases receivables to help SMEs sustain their operations, partnered with OpenPort to use blockchain to connect SMEs with funding.
  • Better Weekdays (Chicago FI Graduate), a service that helps colleges place students in jobs, was covered in the news for their pitch at the Capital Innovators’ Demo Day.
  • Udemy (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), the world’s leading source of online courses, was featured in the LA Times and Business Insider.
  • BetterMynd (Washington DC FI Graduate), which improves mental health for college students through teletherapy, was covered in the Colgate news.
  • Diamond Hedge (New York FI Graduate), the first augmented reality diamond price comparison service, was featured in the New York Times.
  • Checkbox (Sydney FI Graduate), which empowers experts to build enterprise-grade software without programming knowledge, was featured on Voxy for their growing collection of Reg-Tech startup awards.
  • Kangarootime (Los Angeles FI Graduate) a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for early learning centers, was named as a finalist in the InfoTech BETA awards for the category of 'Best Tech Team in Non-Profit / Education'.
  • Fund that Flip (New York FI Graduate), a real estate crowdfunding site for “flippers”, was detailed in a USnews article about real estate crowdfunding.
  • Udemy (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), the world’s leading source of online courses, was named the #1 Best Place to Work in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.
  • PetHub (Seattle FI Graduate), a service that helps pet owners track and keep their pets safe through smart tags and connected apps, partnered with Animal Care Services to streamline lost pet alerts.
  • BetterMynd (Washington DC FI Graduate), which improves mental health for college students through teletherapy, was featured in a University Business article for their success.
  • Flexible Pass (Yangon FI Graduate), a monthly pass that gives users access to numerous partner gyms, celebrated its one-year anniversary by launching on iOs platforms.
  • Udemy (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), the world’s leading source of online courses, makes a strong move into the leadership education sector.
  • Vibease (Singapore FI Graduate), which produces a wearable remote control vibrator, was named on Bustle as one of "7 Sex Toys you can Control with your Phone".
  • Dada (New York FI Graduate), a network that helps visual artists sell, get hired, and converse though drawings, and their decentralized model were featured on CoinCentral.
  • Sworkit (Washington DC FI Graduate), an interactive fitness app used by more than 12 million people, was named one of the world's best fitness apps by Mirror.
  • Bridgr (Montreal FI Graduate), a service that helps small and medium-sized companies find experts to fix operational problems, was featured in Technopolys.
  • Voyhoy (Santiago FI Graduate), a rapidly growing transportation booking service, was profiled in Tnooz.
  • Acudeen (Manila FI Graduate), a service that purchases receivables to help SMEs sustain their operations, was profiled by Irish Tech News for their secure invoice service. 
  • Litesprite (Seattle FI Graduate), a video game that helps teach users coping skills for anxiety & depression, received a Surgeon General Award for its work with the U.S. Army.
  • Nextuser (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), which helps consumer brands & eCommerce sites personalize their communication channels, and founder Matthieu Dejardins were named part of the 2018 Hall of Fame at ISC Paris Business School.
  • Acudeen (Manila FI Graduate), a service that purchases receivables to help SMEs sustain their operations, was featured across the financial press for their utilization of blockchain. 
  • Play2Sell (Sao Paulo FI Graduate), a gamification platform for salespeople, raised a round of funding led by the Latin America Angels Society (LAAS).
  • Destin AI (Toronto FI Graduate), an AI-based chatbot to support individuals undergoing the Canadian immigration process, won the Ryerson’s Artificial Intelligence Legal Challenge to enhance the future of the legal profession.
  • Sworkit (Washington DC FI Graduate), an interactive fitness app used by more than 12 million people, was discussed in the Global Mobile Health App Market Study as a top company in the industry.
  • Diamond Hedge (New York FI Graduate), the first augmented reality diamond price comparison service, was featured in an article on Her, and sets its sights on the Asia-Pacific market.
  • Makeup for Melanin Girls (Toronto FI Graduate), a beauty brand and social media movement that addresses the  lack of diversity in the beauty industry, was featured on Buzzfeed.
  • Geomoby (Perth FI Graduate), a geofencing and mapping solution, was forecasted to be one of the fastest growers in the Geofencing Market.
  • Hykso (Montreal FI Graduate), a wrist-worn sensor and analytics platform for athletes, was highlighted in an article about training technology for mixed martial artists.
  • WealthTab (Montreal FI Graduate), a platform that connects new investors to Investment Professionals for advice, also joined the Queen City Fintech Accelerator.
  • Bandwagon (Greenville FI Graduate), a fan-to-fan marketplace that helps sports fans find their perfect seat, will partake in the Austin, launched a new product - a Stadium Identity Management Platform - which is designed to help stadium owners understand their game-day fans.
  • Acudeen (Manila FI Graduate), a service that purchases receivables to help SMEs sustain their operations, opened a new Singapore office, as they continue to expand across Southeast Asia.
  • Codemi (Jakarta FI Graduate) launched a new cloud-based learning management programme for employees.
  • Fund that Flip (New York FI Graduate), a real estate crowdfunding site for “flippers”, was announced as a winner in the 2018 Smart Culture Conference & Awards.
  • Appota (Hanoi FI Graduate), the top mobile content distribution platform in Southeast Asia, acquired Wifi Chua, a tool for sharing passwords.
  • Cineshares (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), a Sacramento-based marketplace and SAAS for filmmakers, was named Comstock Magazine's Startup of the Month.
  • Acudeen (Manila FI Graduate), a service that purchases receivables to help SMEs sustain their operations, and it's CEO Magellan were named the 'face of financial inclusion' for their efforts to aid SMEs.
  • Ovamba (Johannesburg FI Graduate), a leading marketplace lending platform for SMEs, was featured in Disrupt Africa for their presentation at the DOT finance summit in Kigali, Rwanda.
  • Acudeen (Manila FI Graduate) was featured in the news for its 10x growth trajectory in 2018. 
  • Acudeen (Manila FI Graduate), a service that purchases receivables to help SMEs sustain their operations, was showcased on the Irish Tech News.
  • Kangarootime (Los Angeles FI Graduate) a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for early learning centers, was covered in an article titled "Startup tech company moves from Cali to Buffalo".
  • Diamond Hedge (New York FI Graduate), the first augmented reality diamond price comparison service, was featured in an article titled "Diamond Hedge puts a virtual ring on it".
  • Geomoby (Perth), a geofencing and mapping solution, was named one of the key players in the Geofencing Market.
  • Acudeen (Manila FI Graduate), a service that purchases receivables to help SMEs sustain their operations, was featured in the news for their support of MSMEs.
  • Gridraster (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), a VR/AR mobile platform that rapidly processes high-end graphics, launched their first trial with AT&T at a new AR/VR edge computing test bed in Silicon Valley.
  • Paymium (Paris FI Graduate), an online exchange where buyers and sellers make bitcoins transactions, has launched a new European trading platform, dubbed Blockchain.io for cryptocurrencies.
  • Better Weekdays (Chicago FI Graduate), a service that helps colleges place students in jobs, will join the Michelson Runway EdTech Accelerator Cohort 2.
  • Voyhoy (Santiago FI Graduate) Voyhoy, winner of the LAB Miami Ventures 2018 Future of Travel Summit start-up competition, will present to cruise leaders at Seatrade Cruise Global in March.
  • Brili (Toronto FI Graduate), which helps kids follow a daily routine through gamification, was profiled in a BetaKit article titled "Tech for Good: Brili applies enterprise tech to child psychology".
  • Ready To Go Survival (New York FI Graduate), an online retailer specializing in personalized emergency preparedness, received mentions in the media due to the company's recent growth and high demand.
  • Checkbox (Sydney FI Graduate), which empowers experts to build enterprise-grade software without programming knowledge, was named Best in Show at the Next Money Fintech Finals in Hong Kong.
  • Visabot (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), an AI immigration attorney aiming to “help immigrants make America great again”, was featured in a Forbes article titled "AI for Social Impact".
  • Entryless (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), an “Accounts Payable Software as a Service”, was profiled in an article by the San Francisco Business Times.
  • MovieLala (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), a social network for movie fans, was acquired by gif platform Gfycat.
  • Hykso (Montreal FI Graduate), a wrist-worn sensor and analytics platform for athletes, was featured across the media for their move to become the 'Peloton for Boxing'.
  • STACK.aero (Sydney FI Graduate), which develops cloud-based solutions for aviation and logistics companies, and CEO Greg Jarrett were featured on fellow FI Grad Graham Mann's podcast.
  • Bandwagon (Greenville FI Graduate), a fan-to-fan marketplace that helps sports fans find their perfect seat, will partake in the Austin, Texas based Capital Factory Accelerator to expand their presence across the US.
  • Destin AI (Toronto FI Graduate), an AI-based chatbot to support individuals undergoing the Canadian immigration process, was featured in EyeOpener for their potential impact on Canada.
  • Ovass (Perth FI Graduate), which uses data from satellites to give businesses important insights, was profiled after going through Spacecube's incubator program.
  • Kangarootime (Los Angeles FI Graduate) a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for early learning centers, was featured in local news for their move to Buffalo.
  • Bridgr (Montreal FI Graduate), a service that helps small and medium-sized companies find experts to fix operational problems, is collaborating with Expo Entrepreneur to power their event's Innovative Manufacturing Zone.
  • Passel (Melbourne FI Graduate), the world’s first crowdsourced delivery company, partnered with major Australian retailer Brauz.
  • Acudeen (Manila FI Graduate), a service that purchases receivables to help SMEs sustain their operations, received a shout-out in an article about the rise of startups in the Philippines.
  • Green Crowding (Brussels FI Graduate), a site for financing sustainable projects like solar & wind power, was featured in the EU media in relation to the rise of energy-related crowdfunding.
  • Appota (Hanoi FI Graduate), the top mobile content distribution platform in Southeast Asia, received a seven figure investment from South Korea’s TNK Factory.
  • SmartHire (Toronto FI Graduate), a job-search platform which uses algorithms to match talent with companies, and founder Sergey Kalnish were interviewed on the #WRK blog.
  • Hykso (Montreal FI Graduate), a wrist-worn sensor and analytics platform for athletes, was profiled in Wired as the best Boxing Fitness tracker.
  • Checkbox (Sydney FI Graduate), which empowers experts to build enterprise-grade software without programming knowledge, was interviewed by DynamicBusiness in an article about the company's rapid growth.
  • Sworkit (Washington DC FI Graduate), an interactive fitness app used by more than 12 million people, was detailed in AppAdvice due to their SworkitKids app.
  • HipVoice (Los Angeles FI Graduate), which provides ubiquitious Push-to-Talk (PTT) services across any cellphone and any carrier, was featured on Newsient as one of the rapidly growing competitors in the PTT space.
  • Destin AI (Toronto FI Graduate), an AI-based chatbot to support individuals undergoing the Canadian immigration process, was featured in LexisNexis Canada's news service.
  • From Fat to Finish Line (Los Angeles FI Graduate), a lifestyle brand for the growing community of overweight Americans who have taken up running for health, was profiled in Metro UK as one of "10 things to watch on Netflix this New Year’s Day"
  • FindBob (Toronto FI Graduate), which helps insurance & financial service companies establish succession plans, raised a $1.6M seed round from Grinnell Mutual, MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund, and Ames Seed Capital.
  • Sworkit (Washington DC FI Graduate), an interactive fitness app used by more than 12 million people, launched on Apple TV.
  • ComplyTrain (Atlanta FI Graduate), a complete HR Compliance System for SMEs, was profiled in one of Atlanta's large tech publications.
  • Hykso (Montreal FI Graduate), a wrist-worn sensor and analytics platform for athletes, was featured in the media for donating some of their punching technology.
  • Visabot (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), an AI immigration attorney aiming to “help immigrants make America great again”, was mentioned in an OZY article about immigration startups.
  • Flixsense (Sydney FI Graduate), an AI sports program for coaches that analyzes plays in live cricket & football matches, appeared in a TechCrunch article about rising AU startups.
  • Lily (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), a smart clothing recommendation app that understands your body and preferences, raised $2M from NEA and others, and was featured in TechCrunch.
  • Aekraes Kodex (Helsinki FI Graduate), a data management and analytics platform for food and agricultural products, was named a top 50 rising startup at Slush..
  • Cataworx (Denver FI Graduate), a telecom pre-sales platform that simplifies the quoting process, was one of two startups to showcase their product at MEF17 in Orlando FL.
  • Checkbox (Sydney FI Graduate), which empowers experts to build enterprise-grade software without programming knowledge, was feautred on SmartCompany as one of the 10 hottest Australian startups.
  • Hoayeuthuong (Ho Chi Minh City FI Graduate), Vietnam's leading flower delivery startup, was featured in Phunustyle Magazine as they expand their operations to 63 cities.
  • Passel (Melbourne FI Graduate), the world’s first crowdsourced delivery company, joined forces with Purebaby, a much loved premium organic clothing brand for babies and young children.
  • TeddyMozart (New York FI Graduate), which makes a bluetooth musical plush toy for children, was released on shopping giant QVC.
  • Checkbox (Sydney FI Graduate), which empowers experts to build enterprise-grade software without programming knowledge, will represent Australia at the Startup World Cup.
  • SmartHire (Toronto FI Graduate), a job-search platform which uses algorithms to match talent with companies, was a finalist in the HR Tech Den competition at the 2018 HR Tech Summit.
  • eTrack Tech (San Francisco FI Graduate), which provides predictive work orders to reduce repair and maintenance costs, was profiled on TechCrunch after her presentation at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin.
  • DonationMatch (San Diego FI Graduate), which streamlines in-kind donations between companies and nonprofit organizations, received an investment from the DiegoDev Group.
  • AltaClaro (New York FI Graduate), a platform which helps lawyers network and share knowledge, lands a large client in Universidad Francisco Marroquín.
  • Ovamba (Johannesburg FI Graduate), a leading marketplace lending platform for SMEs, was featured in VentureBurn , as co-founder Viola Llewellyn is set to become the first African female founder to speak at Slush.
  • Diamond Hedge (New York FI Graduate), the first augmented reality diamond price comparison service, was featured across the press because of their virtualization of Meghan Markle's engagement ring.
  • Easy Beauty (Chicago FI Graduate), a self-service mobile application that bridges the gap between brands, professionals and clients, was interviewed by Rolling Out magazine.
  • DonationMatch (San Diego FI Graduate), which streamlines in-kind donations between companies and nonprofit organizations, CEO Renee Zau was named to SheEO's "Top 25 Ventures" list for U.S.-based companies.
  • Ovamba (Johannesburg FI Graduate), a leading marketplace lending platform for SMEs, facilitated a €30m deal with Cameroonian commodities company Producam for the purchase and export of cocoa.
  • Heddoko (Montreal FI Graduate), which makes a compression suit that tracks body movement in 3D, was named the 2nd largest player in the Asia-Pacific smart clothing market.
  • Watsan Envirotech (Chennai FI Graduate), which creates electricity-free water filters using a new nano-clay particle filtration technique won the CII (Center for Accelerating Innovation and Impact) award for their positive social impact.
  • Visabot (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), an AI immigration attorney aiming to “help immigrants make America great again”, was featured in INC magazine's Russian edition.
  • InteliTix Solutions (Chennai FI Graduate), a blockchain based employee background verification and assessment system, was selected for the Nasscom Accelerator.
  • Udemy (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), the world’s leading source of online courses, was featured on CNBC in an article about job-hunting for millenials.
  • Lily (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), a smart clothing recommendation app that understands your body and preferences, was profiled in a top story on Wired.
  • Heddoko (Montreal FI Graduate), which makes a compression suit that tracks body movement in 3D, was named in MilTech as a leading smart clothing manufacturer.
  • Multiverse Games (Orange County FI Graduate), a gaming studio that focuses on educational mobile games, officially launched all of their games on both the Itunes and Google Play stores.
  • Better Weekdays (Chicago FI Graduate), a service that helps colleges place students in jobs, received a shout-out in a popular Entrepreneur Entrepreneur article on hiring practices.
  • Visabot (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), an AI immigration attorney aiming to “help immigrants make America great again”, was featured across Russian press as founder Artem Goldman was named to Forbes' "30 under 30" list.
  • Trendalytics (New York FI Graduate), which provides analytics for the apparel and accessories industries, was mentioned in a Business of Fashion article on modern business practices and AI.
  • Ovamba (Johannesburg FI Graduate), a leading marketplace lending platform for SMEs, was featured in Ghanaian news for aiding the country's cocoa exporters.
  • TravelCar (Paris FI Graduate), a ‘traveler-to-traveler’ car rental service with over 500,000 users throughout Europe and the United States, and their deal with French airline Joon were featured in Air Journal.
  • Diamond Hedge (New York FI Graduate), the first augmented reality diamond price comparison service, was featured in PAYMNTS in anticipation of the upcoming holiday season.
  • Peerby (Amsterdam FI Graduate), a popular app that allows sharing and borrowing between neighbors, was interviewed on Dutch news.
  • Capsl Entertainment (Hong Kong FI Graduate), which builds competitive e-sports virtual reality games, was featured in Forbes for their upcoming product launch.
  • SquarePeg (New York FI Graduate), a job matching service which uses predictive aptitude assessments to pair employers & candidates, and founder Claire McTaggart were interviewed on HRtalk's blog.
  • Andalin (Jakarta FI Graduate), a one stop solution to help SMEs source import services, won $50k the Grand Prize at Tech In Asia's Jakarta Arena pitch competition.
  • Bandwagon (Greenville FI Graduate), a fan-to-fan marketplace that helps sports fans find their perfect seat, was named a finalist for Startup Runway's diversity competition.
  • From Fat to Finish Line (Los Angeles FI Graduate), a lifestyle brand for the growing community of overweight Americans who have taken up running for health, was featured in a People.com article, as a weight-loss inspiration.
  • Hoayeuthuong (Ho Chi Minh City FI Graduate), Vietnam's leading flower delivery startup, received $500k in funding from international flower distributor Greenwings.
  • Better Weekdays (Chicago FI Graduate), a service that helps colleges place students in jobs, won the city of St. Louis' annual Innovation Award.
  • Feetz (San Diego FI Graduate), the industry leader in 3D-printed footwear, was featured in R&D Magazine.
  • PetHub (Seattle FI Graduate), a service that helps pet owners track and keep their pets safe through smart tags and connected apps, was in the news as team member Rebecca Breese won the Pet Industry's "Rising Star" Award.
  • Udemy (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), the world’s leading source of online courses, introduced a new brand identity and logo.
  • SquarePeg (New York FI Graduate), a job matching service which uses predictive aptitude assessments to pair employers & candidates, and founder Claire McTaggart were featured in a detailed ComeRecommended case study.
  • Lean Systems (Montreal FI Graduate), which helps fleet managers reduce their operations costs, won the Canada 'Young Entrepreneur of the Year' award.
  • BlogMutt (Denver FI Graduate), the leading blog writing service for small and medium-sized businesses, was featured on CBS News about the gig economy.
  • Local Eclectic (Chicago FI Graduate), an online jewelry store featuring emerging designers, was mentioned in a Refinery29 article.
  • Conference Cloud (Toronto FI Graduate), a virtual attendance platform designed specifically for conferences, was announced as a finalists for OCE's 2018 startup awards.
  • Dada (New York FI Graduate), a network that helps visual artists sell, get hired, and converse though drawings, and founder Beatriz Ramos were interviewed in The Sociable.
  • Just Hire Me (Cincinatti FI Graduate), a staffing platform that pairs teenagers with jobs, was featured in a Soapbox Cincinnati article as a rising local startup
  • Kindara (New York FI Graduate), a company that produces apps and smart thermometers to promote fertility, was named a finalist for BizWest's IQ Award.
  • Bildeco (Jakarta FI Graduate), a material e-commerce platform to help construction companies, was a finalist at IDByte's 2018 startup competition.
  • TravelCar (Paris FI Graduate), a ‘traveler-to-traveler’ car rental service with over 500,000 users throughout Europe and the United States, became partners with Le Routard - a French "travel tips" reference platform.
  • Feetz (San Diego FI Graduate), the industry leader in 3D-printed footwear, was covered on a variety of news sources regarding their fashion show, with shoes designed by 'Project Runway' winner Seth Aaron
  • Hykso (Montreal FI Graduate), a wrist-worn sensor and analytics platform for athletes, was reviewed in a Metro article about MMA/boxing technology.
  • EnerKnol (New York FI Graduate), an information platform that connects market participants to real-time energy policy and data, announced a partnership with data firm RateAcuity to make Enerknol's product even more comprehensive.
  • Kindara (New York FI Graduate), a company that produces apps and smart thermometers to promote fertility, announced that they have been granted approval by the SEC to launch a SeedInvest round.
  • Gridraster (Silicon Valley FI Graduate), a VR/AR mobile platform that rapidly processes high-end graphics, announced that they recently raised $2MM in seed funding.
  • Kangarootime (Los Angeles FI Graduate) a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for early learning centers, won $500k after being named a top 8 finalist at 43North.
  • RealtyMogul (Los Angeles FI Graduate), the leading crowdfunding investment platform for commercial real estate, was cited in Entrepreneur regarding a survey of millenial home-buying trends.
  • TravelCar (Paris FI Graduate), a ‘traveler-to-traveler’ car rental service with over 500,000 users throughout Europe and the United States, partnered with Joon, France's first airline for millenials.
  • Feetz (San Diego FI Graduate), the industry leader in 3D-printed footwear, was featured in Footwear News in an article titled "These 3 Companies Will Make All of Your Shoe Nightmares Go Away".
  • Pathgather (New York FI Graduate), a marketplace for education that helps users choose online courses, was featured in an article on Entrepreneur about startup multi-tasking.
  • Peerby (Amsterdam FI Graduate), a popular app that allows sharing and borrowing between neighbors, was featured on the Dutch news site Sprout.
  • Passel (Melbourne FI Graduate), the world’s first crowdsourced delivery company, partnered with Pookipoiga, a sustainable gift shop company.
  • HandyMama (Dhaka FI Graduate), a service network and marketplace that connects households and service providers, launched for Android on the Google Store.
  • Paymium (Paris FI Graduate), an online exchange where buyers and sellers make bitcoins transactions, was listed as one of the top Bitcoin buying and selling platforms in France.
  • Pathgather (New York FI Graduate), a marketplace for education that helps users choose online courses, and CEO Eric Duffy wrote a popular article on The Ladders, about workplace learning.
  • Ovamba (Johannesburg FI Graduate), a leading marketplace lending platform for SMEs, was featured on The Sociable for their partnership with Microsoft.
  • Kangarootime (Los Angeles FI Graduate) a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for early learning centers, was named a 2018 Finalist for 43North's Startup Competition.

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