Affinity

Affinity is bringing Stitch Fix-like personalization capabilities to retailers. Affinity’s technology and tools help retailers start a dialogue with their shoppers, deeply understand the needs, style and preferences of each individual, and scale traditionally manual (but high ROI) initiatives – like 1:1 recommendations, personal shopping and styling. With Affinity, retailers can finally bring personal and high-touch experiences into the digital …

Cherry Pick

Cherry Pick.ai is a marketing automation platform that turns consumer purchase intent on Instagram into sales for beauty brands and retailers. It’s the first-to-market tool to directly monetize social media comments. Today’s social listening tools provide brands with dashboards of aggregate consumer insights, without a means to surface information that can help make a sale. Cherry Pick bridges this gap, leveraging …

Convey Clothing

Convey enables apparel brands to claim their stake in the secondhand economy that today is comprised of online marketplaces, like eBay and Craigslist, and brick and mortar consignment shops. With Convey’s resale-as-a-service model, shoppers return their lightly used, in-season clothing in exchange for instant store credit. Brands who’ve traditionally sat on the sidelines while eBay rakes in resale revenue, can now …

Facenote

Facenote is a facial identification platform that helps companies recognize their most valuable customers. Consumers opt-into the service by providing a selfie, and Facenote takes it from there, equipping store associates with information on their purchasing behavior, style preferences and more. Unlike existing solutions that require a development team and special hardware, the Facenote platform only needs a camera at the …

Feather & Bone

Feather & Bone is a health and wellness company that sells products that are simple, pure and portable. Its first product, Face Gems, is a travel-friendly facial cleansing tablet comprised of just three ingredients: starch, Fuller’s earth, and sandalwood. By adding water, the tablets transform into an exfoliating face wash paste that cleans, tones and moisturizes your skin. Shubhangini Prakash …

FFORA

FFORA is a fashion lifestyle brand that incorporates the unmet needs of over 30 million U.S. citizens who have a physical disability. It launches with a line of handbags and accessories for wheelchair users that fuses luxury design, innovation and practicality. The disability community has traditionally been required to choose design or function, never the two together. Designer Lucy Jones is …

Kid Things

Kid Things is a machine learning powered, text-based concierge solution for parents of newborns to preschoolers who constantly need to keep up with the changing needs of their children. Parents simply text what they need, from apparel to baby gear, and Kid Things sends over options that fit their budget and brand preferences. Purchases are made over text. Based on a …

Nimbly

Nimbly is an on-demand 3D-knitting platform that powers the one-off manufacturing of standard-size and custom-fit knit products in the U.S. Unlike the inefficient and slow knitwear supply chains, Nimbly matches supply with demand, making products in less than an hour – with no order minimums. It’s a turnkey solution for innovation-driven apparel brands that want to quickly react to demand and/or …

TradeMonday

TradeMonday is a SaaS market intelligence platform that helps resellers and retail brands maximize their sales margin on marketplaces like eBay, Amazon and Alibaba. Unlike other e-commerce applications designed for competitor price monitoring, TradeMonday’s solution maximizes the sales margin for individual users through the AI-powered price optimization and demand prediction technology. Takus Lo, Founder and CEO Takus founded TradeMonday in …

Wondermile

Wondermile is a marketing and discovery platform that drives in-store sales by connecting the products inside of a store with the people nearby looking to purchase. With an innovative retail app for associates to push out new products via text and email, a unique map-based customer experience, and effortless chat-to-buy functionality, Wondermile helps brands turn the thousands of customers browsing and …