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 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.
Fathom is a connected hardware company that leverages sensor-based technology in combination with Machine Learning to predict and prevent injury.
Fuse is powering the supply chain for the next generation of commerce with its cloud-based inventory planning SaaS solution.
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.
Haute Hijab is a direct-to-consumer commerce company that is building a next-generation modest fashion brand starting with the hijab.
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.
Seattle Food Tech is reinventing the supply chain for plant-based chicken alternatives, starting with a vegan chicken nugget.
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.
Helmed by designer and entrepreneur, Erinn Valencich, StyleRow is bringing modern tools to the highly inefficient interior design space.
The Riveter is a women-forward network balancing physical workspaces and a digital ecosystem for entrepreneurs.
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.
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 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.
Revolutionizing remote at-home urine testing enabled by next-generation biochemistry and artificial intelligence, Oova is a leading diagnostic brand in biomarker health.
Membership to our Investor Community allows individual investors—novice and experienced alike—to make investments alongside The Helm into early-stage female-founded companies.
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.