• 6Fusion IT is a Utility, Operate it Like One.
    6fusion Delivers Actionable IT Financial Intelligence to the Modern Enterprise
  • Azadi Azadi - 300 Million woman are under house arrest once a month due to menstruation. Because of this many drop out of school, lose their jobs, etc. Azadi solves this debilitating issue by providing a biodegradable product while empowering these women with the opportunity to sell Azadi feminine napkins to their peers.
  • BizHive BizHive - A 24-7 web-marketplace for Small Business, helping them learn about, shop & buy the stuff that grows sales.
  • Bow truss Bowtruss - At Bow Truss, our goal is to make specialty coffee more approachable, bringing fantastic single origins, naturals, and delicious direct trade to you through partnerships and collaborations around the world.
  • CFX CFX Alternative Investing - CFX Markets, a secondary market for crowdfunding assets, has an online market now open to the public.
  • Chester David Chester David Group - A real estate service solution company specializing in rehabbing Section 8 homes on the South Side of Chicago
  • CityScan CityScan - Empowers municipalities to observe and predict street-level activity so they can proactively respond to changes that impact their communities.
  • Current CRNC Formally Pairade
  • DigiBuild DigiBuild is a construction management software company utilizing blockchain technology to deliver unprecedented value to the global construction industry.
  • Donor Path Donor Path - Merged with Network For Good....see below.
  • EDOVO At Edovo, our mission is to provide meaningful access to education and self-improvement tools that can unlock the potential of every person affected by incarceration.
  • Flexa https://flexa.co/ Introducing Flexa The first app for spending cryptocurrency in stores. Instantly. Load - Start with a Flexa balance in the coin of your choice. We provide support for Bitcoin, Ether, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin, with many more currencies coming soon. Shop - Take Flexa with you to buy food, electronics, clothes and more. We're integrated with payment terminals in over 35,000 locations worldwide—and counting. Tap - When you're ready to pay, just tap to reveal a flexcode. Don't worry about typing in a wallet address or amount; we instantly convert your payment at the market rate.
  • G2See G2See - provides a complete facial recognition framework that can be used for both B2C and B2B solutions.
  • G2T3V G2T3V is an early stage investment firm committed to financing and developing disruptive innovations.
  • GTL Project Houston based Gas to Liquids project and 50+ acres brown field adjacent 500 megawatt substation.
  • Guard Llama Guard Llama On Demand Personal Security and Protection
  • K9 Fit Club Health and Wellness For Both Dogs and People
  • LIGHTSTREAM (formerly Infiniscene)
    Lightstream is a powerful & intuitive live streaming studio in your browser.No downloads. No technical wizardry. Absolutely free.
  • MarkitX MarkitX - An Online exchange fueled by real time market intelligence for pre-owned IT equipment. Assets purchased by 6FUSHION.
  • My Short Track Use ShortTrack on any mobile device, from anywhere.One account to manage all of your leads, contacts, transactions, and closings.
  • Network For Good Network For Good - Uses the web to help people get more involved in philanthropy in the U.S. Features nonprofit resources, online donation forms, volunteer opportunities,
  • PACKBACK Pack Back - 24hr College E-book Rental System that lets you rent college textbooks when you actually need them.
  • PEER REALTY merged with CFX
  • PHILO MEDIA Philo works with advertisers to create and distribute branded video content.
  • PLAYERS HEALTH Players Health - We provide athletic organizations with the essential medical information and injury reporting via our HIPAA compliant mobile application to manage the health and care of student-athletes.
  • POPULAR PAYS Popular Pays - Popular Pays is the largest, most active, and most reliable marketplace where brands and creators meet to create content worth sharing.
  • PROMATERIAL SOLUTIONS (formerly PaletteApp)
    Optimizing how commercial building products are found, selected and managed.
  • RAISE Raise - Raise is a gift card marketplace where users can sell or buy gift cards online at a discount.
  • Scholastica Scholastica - Peer review software that allows the student to manage and publish existing or lead open access moment in the field of starting a new journal.
  • SOCIAL CRUNCH (purchased by Style Seek)
    SocialCrunch is a consumer web application that is building a behavior graph of people on the Internet.
  • SOLVE SMART CITIES Solve Smart Cities Our software creates smart cities in Underserved Communities by measuring job training & placement
  • SPOT HERO Spot Hero - Referred to as the Orbitz of Parking, Spot Hero allows you to search and view available garage parking options in and around the city.
  • StageBloc (purchased by First Screen)
    StageBloc - A digital engine that gives you the freedom to create, share and monetize yourself online.
  • STARCHUP Starchup - Starchup's web and mobile applications enable laundry businesses to operate an efficient delivery service that customers can access from their smartphone.
  • STUMP SOCIAL Stump - Transform Your Supporters into Advocates
  • STYLE SEEK (purchased by RAISE)
    The intelligent recommendation site for style by helping you uncover your StyleDNA to shop brands and browse editorial content recommended just for you.
  • TECHNORI Technori - A “Starter” publishing & education platform in the world through curated content, events & a passionate network of starters.
  • TELNYX Telnyx - A new kind of phone company that delivers a la carte telephony services via an ecommerce experience.
  • THYNG THYNG - Thyng brings the world around you to life by allowing you to create your own Augmented Reality experiences on any surface!
  • VENTURE CONNECTS Venture Connects – An online platform connecting startups and growing businesses to angel investors and other essential tools including business service providers and educational entrepreneurial events.
  • WAVVE Wavve offers a mobile dating app that connects people in social settings while also providing females with safety and privacy controls.
  • WINOTE WiNote - allows brands to create their own social network for user generated photos and videos that can be leveraged across both online properties and physical locations.

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