×

Stay up to Date

Thoughts and leadership game changers from Merge Lane
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
Mergelane Blog

Broadening the On-ramp for Women-run Companies

Fund81 Fall Startup Showcase: Four Startups Sourced from Our VC Forum

We asked our Fund81 Forum for venture capitalists to nominate portfolio companies to participate in a startup showcase. We received over 50 nominations. Four of those startups are featured in this episode. 

Presenting Startups:

Veho, nominated by Morris Wheeler from Drummond Road Capital

Nori, nominated by Hannah Davis from the Techstars Sustainability Program in partnership with the Nature Conservancy

Soona, nominated by me, Elizabeth Kraus, from the MergeLane venture fund

Leaf, nominated by Ethan Austin from the Western Union Accelerator powered by Techstars 

Fund81 Forum membership is by invitation only. If you’re someone we absolutely must have in our group, drop me a line to tell me why.

This discussion is an expression of personal opinion and does not represent the opinion of MergeLane or any company we discuss. Our conversations are for informational purposes only, including any mention of securities or funds. This is not legal, business, investment or tax advice and is not intended for use by any investor. Certain MergeLane funds own, or may own in the future, some of the securities and companies discussed in this podcast.






Related Posts

Striving for Success Unapologetically

It is amazing what you can achieve if you get out of your own way.

Read more ➞

When the “Safe” Route Is Actually Less Safe

I have learned the important lesson that being mediocre at anything is not a “safe” path to success. I now realize that the “safe” path for others may not be the best route for me.

Read more ➞

What If Everything Goes Right Rather Than Wrong?

In investing, and in life in general, an ability to foresee potential pitfalls has served me well. However, being able to see what can go wrong can prevent me from seizing an opportunity. I sometimes forget that most of my successes have been the result of seemingly impossible feats.

Read more ➞

Holidays: Why Stressing Might Be More Relaxing Than Destressing

While holidays are designed to help people rest, I almost always feel exhausted after them. I’ve started to take a completely different approach. Especially if you are a type A entrepreneur, this approach may work for you, too.

Read more ➞

Stay up to date!

Sign up to receive updates on everything we are up to, including future events and the latest news.

Thank you! Your submission has been received!

Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form