Portfolio

Backing visionary female founders who are building the businesses of tomorrow.

Fund I

Our first venture fund invested close to $1.5 million in 11 of the most promising female CEOs in the country. We looked for businesses leveraging technology in a way that is innovative and scalable. We also made a point of investing in companies in industries that are outside of the traditional areas where women get funding. Our portfolio companies span industries: from digital healthcare to wearable technology and the sharing economy to design software and eCommerce.

Breeze

Breeze is an on-demand food service for airport travelers. Through a simple and intuitive app, travelers choose between a selection of curated meals and snacks, delivered to them in just 3 clicks within 15 minutes.

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Fathom

Fathom is a connected hardware company that leverages sensor-based technology in combination with Machine Learning to predict and prevent injury.

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Fuse

Fuse is powering the supply chain for the next generation of commerce with its cloud-based inventory planning SaaS solution.

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Ganaz

Ganaz is a simple suite of technology tools that connect agriculture operations with farm workers, allowing them to recruit, retain and manage their farm labor at the touch of a button.

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Haute Hijab

Haute Hijab is a direct-to-consumer commerce company that is building a next-generation modest fashion brand starting with the hijab.

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Mahmee

Mahmee is an online platform that makes it possible for integrated health systems to offer comprehensive postpartum maternity care to patients after they leave the hospital.

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Rebellyous Foods

Seattle Food Tech is reinventing the supply chain for plant-based chicken alternatives, starting with a vegan chicken nugget.

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Smartgift

Smartgift’s all-in-one consumer and corporate gifting platform offers business solutions to scale multi-channel growth, allowing online retailers to leverage unique insights to reinvent the digital gifting experience.

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StyleRow

Helmed by designer and entrepreneur, Erinn Valencich, StyleRow is bringing modern tools to the highly inefficient interior design space.

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The Riveter

The Riveter is a women-forward network balancing physical workspaces and a digital ecosystem for entrepreneurs.

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Tia

Tia is leveraging the learnings from their women’s health app to launch a unique care service company, starting with their flagship clinic in New York, which opened in early 2019.

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Fund II

With our second venture fund, we are seizing an arbitrage opportunity to realize significant social and financial returns by investing $25 million into female-founded, technology-enabled companies.

Realworld

Realworld is a platform, marketplace, and community that onboards Gen-Z into the working world by providing comprehensive guidance, tools, and resources around major life topics not covered in school.

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Oova

Revolutionizing remote at-home urine testing enabled by next-generation biochemistry and artificial intelligence, Oova is a leading diagnostic brand in biomarker health.

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Membership

Membership to our Investor Community allows individual investors—novice and experienced alike—to make investments alongside The Helm into early-stage female-founded companies.

Dogdrop

A first-of-its-kind dog daycare franchise for busy urban millennials, Dogdrop offers convenient, flexible, and tech-enabled monthly memberships for short-term stays (2-3 hours) nationwide.

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