Holiday Gift Guide

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We’re pleased to present our community with just some of the innovative products and services from our 800+ portfolio companies. We hope you and your loved ones enjoy a wonderful holiday season.


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Scroll down to browse our gift ideas, or jump to a category that interests you: fashion, home, gadgets, travel, food and beverage, personal finance, wellness, education, or gaming.


Maisonette

A marketplace that connects parents with a curated selection of children’s products.

AV lead investor: Chestnut Street Ventures

Peach

Provider of women’s apparel compiled from a network of stylists.

AV lead investor: Blue Ivy Ventures

Rhone

Developer of high-performance activewear.

AV lead investor: Blue Ivy Ventures

Thousand Fell

Sustainably sourced sneakers designed to be recyclable and biodegradable.

AV lead investor: Nassau Street Ventures

unspun

3D weaving technology that makes custom “sizeless” jeans from a 30-second body scan.

AV lead investor: Bascom Ventures


Burrow

A direct-to-consumer furniture retailer.

AV lead investor: Chestnut Street Ventures

Fetch

A software-powered marketplace for on-demand truck and cargo van rentals.

AV lead investor: Nassau Street Ventures

Pacaso

A company facilitating small group ownership of desirable properties.

AV lead investor: Waterman Ventures

Trash Warrior

On-demand waste management, junk removal, and public space cleaning company.

AV lead investor: Nassau Street Ventures

Welcome Homes

A platform for buyers, financers, contractors, and landowners to design/build homes.

AV lead investor: 116 Street Ventures


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The Pact

Hardware and software solutions designed for people in the health and fitness space.

AV lead investor: Castor Ventures

Oura Ring

A wellness ring and software application that tracks multiple body measurements.

AV lead investor: Blue Ivy Ventures

Artiphon

Designer of smart, playful instruments that everyone can enjoy.

AV lead investor: Blue Ivy Ventures

Looking Glass

Fully functional holographic displays, viewable from a wide-angle without headgear.

AV lead investor: Castor Ventures

Larq

The world’s first portable digital water purification system.

AV lead investor: Bascom Ventures

Kangaroo

Developer of simple and affordable home security systems.

AV lead investor: 116 Street Ventures


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Cabana

An upscale mobile lodging company.

AV lead investor: Castor Ventures

Alto

A luxury rideshare platform.

AV lead investor: Nassau Street Ventures

Hitch

A rideshare app and intercity travel booking platform.

AV lead investor: Congress Avenue Ventures


Food and Beverage

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Spero

A plant-based dairy-alternative company specializing in tasty eggs and cheeses.

AV lead investor: Triphammer Ventures

MUDWTR

An organic coffee-alternative beverage with health and performance benefits.

AV lead investor: Congress Avenue Ventures

Endless West

A beverage company that develops and produces molecular whiskey, wine, and spirits.

AV lead investor: 116 Street Ventures

Yumi

A science-based early childhood meal delivery program.

AV lead investor: Nassau Street Ventures

Akua

Producer of tasty, nutritious, and plant-based food made with ocean-farmed kelp.

AV lead investor: Nassau Street Ventures

High Brew Coffee

Convenient and shelf-stable cold brew coffee made from 100% Fair Trade Certified Arabica Beans.

AV lead investor: Blue Ivy Ventures

Heaven’s Door

American whiskey brand co-founded by musician and pop culture icon Bob Dylan.

AV lead investor: Purple Arch Ventures


Personal Finance

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Ellevest

A financial technology company created to help women achieve their financial potential.

AV lead investor: Waterman Ventures

Bend Financial

A tech-enabled HSA management platform.

AV lead investor: Nassau Street Ventures


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Future

The provider of digital fitness and training services.

AV lead investor: Spike Ventures

Dance Church

A high-energy, dance-focused movement class that offers a fun approach to dancing.

AV lead investor: Spike Ventures

SleepSpace

An app that senses sound and motion patterns to improve the user’s sleep score.

AV lead investor: Bascom Ventures


Synthesis School

Innovative learning experience created by the founder of a school for Elon Musk’s children.

AV lead investor: Waterman Ventures

Next Big Idea Club

Direct-to-consumer curated book club.

AV lead investor: Nassau Street Ventures


Metaview

A gaming platform focused on users’ favorite games, creators, and communities.

AV lead investor: Waterman Ventures

Mythical

A game-technology platform enabling true ownership of digital assets.

AV lead investor: Castor Ventures

FanUp

A social gaming app that allows fans to bet on sports, fantasy sports, and esports.

AV lead investor: Nassau Street Ventures

We hope you have a happy, healthy, and wonderful holiday season from your friends at Alumni Ventures!