Megan Berry nominated as FGI Rising Star Award Finalist

We are excited to announce that the Founder and CEO of our cohort 2 company byReveal, Megan Berry, is an FGI Rising Star Award Finalist, among Bandier’s Jennifer Bandier and S’well’s Sarah Kauss. The Real Real’s Julie Wainwright will reveal the Retail award on Jan. 26 at Cipriani 42nd Street. Read more in the WWD feature.

ByReveal featured in Forbes Startup Life

Undoubtedly, pop-ups are the future of retail. And Forbes featured our portfolio company, byReveal, for providing a mobile, multi-brand, retail discovery experience that connects rising brands and products with fashion consumers. ” by REVEAL’s pop-up solution provides RFID tagging and metrics that measure product and brand performance. The format is flexible and has the ability to showcase multiple brands. In New …

XRC LABS AT RETAIL’S BIG SHOW 2017

The industry’s premier event – Retail’s BIG Show – is January 15-17, 2017, in New York City, and XRC Labs could not be but a part of it. It’s three days, 33,000 attendees, 300 speakers, 100-plus sessions and 500-plus exhibitors. Don’t miss it: nrfbigshow.com. Innovation Lab 2.0: Life Changing Technologies Join us at NRF Big Show on Monday, January 16, and listen …

MADDY MAXEY WINS THE LORD & TAYLOR ROSE AWARD

We congratulate Maddy Maxey, the founder and CEO of our cohort 2 Loomia, for receiving the Lord & Taylor Rose Award at Marie Claire’s first-ever Young Women’s Honors awards ceremony, aiming to celebrate inspirational women of grit, grace, and greatness. Being selected as one of the amazing female millennials who do amazing things, Maddy is certainly leading the way to a future …

Gleem & Co on the Top 15 Women-Led NYC Startups List

We are proud to announce that Gleem & Co from our cohort 1 was recently picked as one of the Top 15 Women-Led Startups in NYC. Along with others, such as Rent The Runway and Bustle, Gleem & Co  has been selected by The Farm as one of the most successful startups “winning the uphill battle that female-led startups are currently …

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WearAway and Nicole Miller

WearAway, a cohort 2 company, is expanding its product offering by giving users access to designer archived collections.  Nicole Miller has signed on to be the first designer in this new program, and plans to make 300 styles available to WearAway users in about two weeks.  You can reach more about this exciting new collaboration in this article in WWD.   …

Rachel Zoe and by REVEAL

Rachel Zoe will be showcasing her collection in by REVEAL at the Roosevelt Field Mall this weekend.  This is the first time a major women’s fashion brand will be presented in the Reveal, which is equipped with dressing rooms, mirrors, and RFID tech, all in a 6 foot-by-6 foot luxury space. We are so proud and happy for our Cohort 2 alum!  To …

Loomia named Start Up of the Year

Loomia was named START UP OF THE YEAR at the inaugural Wareable Tech Awards!  We can’t even begin to say how excited, proud and happy we are for Maddy and her enterprise. Loomia is in amazing company; other winners include Apple, Amazon and Garmin for their new product offerings.  Please join us in congratulating Maddy and Loomia. For more details, …

Furnishr Building Brand

Furnishr, the turn-key home furnishing company from Cohort 2, has hired Daniel Wallock to help them scale and to streamline processes for customer acquisition.  Daniel has experience working with BMW, the American Heart Association and the University of California, Santa Barbara.  You can read more about this new collaboration in the PRWeb article here. (Photo: One of the many Furnishr …

Maddy Maxey Featured in Wareable

Wareable met with Maddy to discuss her exploration into wearable technology.  “Creating simple, printable, stretchable smart fabrics is an essential step for smart clothing manufacture,” Maddy notes.  To read more, check out the article here.