Because Learning on MicroVentures

Because Learning, formerly known as Ardusat, is a learning platform based on STEM. They offer products for school-based learning and home-based learning with the overall goal of inspiring students to study the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. Their school products are NGSS-aligned, and their home products arrive as monthly customized lessons. Founded in August 2014, Because Learning currently has lessons and sensor kits being used in 30 countries by 400 schools around the world; they have an exclusive partnership with the satellite […]

Because Learning on MicroVentures 2018-08-18T19:14:05+00:00

Local Choice Spirits on MicroVentures

Local Choice Spirits (LCS) is a spirits company that helps celebrities and entrepreneurs build brands by creating custom boutique spirits. Created in 2010 by “Pixie” Paula Dezzutti Hewlette, who has an extensive background in the spirits industry, LCS’s revenue has increased over 200% from 2014 to 2017. They’ve also won more than 40 awards in the past five years. Notable partnerships include The Legendary Hatfield & McCoy Family Brand Whiskey, Dwight Eubanks and his Eubanks Gin Collection, and Boosie Badazz’s Boosie Juice Vodka. LCS manages […]

Local Choice Spirits on MicroVentures 2018-06-24T12:32:07+00:00

Cuddle Clones on MicroVentures

Cuddle Clones are exactly what you’ve been looking for – a cuddly clone of your favorite furry loved one. They create stuffed animals that look exactly like your dog or cat. More than 30,000 Cuddle Clones have sold since the company’s inception, and they’ve earned more than $7M in revenue. They’ve been profitable in both 2015 and 2016, and they’ve built a base of over 275,000 social media followers with over 100,000 email subscribers. Plus, a portion of each sale goes to pet-related causes to […]

Cuddle Clones on MicroVentures 2018-06-09T13:11:40+00:00

Pixilated on MicroVentures

Based out of Baltimore, Maryland, Pixilated is an open-air photo booth and marketing technology company. The company both creates a strong user experience in their photo booth, while also offering a platform that captures leads for marketers. Called the Pixi Cloud, this platform, “…aims to enable brands to deliver engaging experiences through a photo booth interface while capturing data and connecting an offline audience to an online marketing strategy.” Pixi Cloud integrates with email marketing platforms like Mailchimp and CRM systems, and the mobile app […]

Pixilated on MicroVentures 2018-05-13T15:01:41+00:00

Primo Wind on MicroVentures

Primo Wind is revolutionizing the world of wind energy. Their wind systems are quiet, aesthetically pleasing, and produce the maximum amount of energy with the smallest possible footprint. Ideal for areas with limited access to traditional power sources or no electricity at all, Primo Wind systems are well-suited for stand-alone systems for both off-grid and micro-grid installations. Their patented blade technology and rotor design deliver power at common wind speeds of 5-15 mph; their most powerful system, called the EnergiTree, can withstand Category 2 hurricanes; […]

Primo Wind on MicroVentures 2018-05-10T21:20:21+00:00

Uncle Billy’s Taproom on MicroVentures

Located in the heart of Austin, Texas, Uncle Billy’s Brewery & Smokehouse offers a live music and relaxed patio alongside their award-winning craft beer, Texas slow-smoked BBQ, and craft cocktails. Uncle Billy’s is celebrating its 12-year anniversary this April (happy birthday Uncle Billy’s!), and they’ve won multiple gold and silver medals at the Great American Beer Festival, as well as a bronze medal at the World Beer Cup. Recently, they received their distiller’s permit in February 2018, and they started selling spirits and craft cocktails […]

Uncle Billy’s Taproom on MicroVentures 2018-04-25T07:30:16+00:00

Sweat Cosmetics on Microventures

Sweat Cosmetics is living up to its name. This company has created sweat-proof, life-proof, on-the-go cosmetics for active women. The founders were all professional athletes who knew from experience the challenges of wearing makeup while being active, so they came together to create this all natural, hypoallergenic, non toxic product line. Their products include a powder sunblock, mineral foundation, translucent mineral powder, illuminator, and bronzer, which are all applied through the Twist-Brush. So far, Sweat Cosmetics is sold through Anthropologie, Revolve, and Soft Surroundings. They’ve […]

Sweat Cosmetics on Microventures 2018-04-15T11:23:19+00:00
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