The Crescent Newsletter #14
SageTank, Sir Mix-A-Lot at the NFT LA Conference, and SoCal student startups on the rise
Shaking things up
*ICYMI, here's last week’s issue.
Good morning everyone and welcome back! Here’s what we have in store for this week’s issue of the Crescent Newsletter:
An exclusive look at what’s been happening on our campuses
The NFT LA conference and the latest LA startup related news
Exciting new career opportunities, featuring Visible Hands VC
The Crescent Team
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A Peer Into Our Campuses
Here’s an inside look at what’s been in the works at our campuses:
The Claremont Colleges:
SageTank 2022, the largest annual startup pitching event at the Claremont Colleges, will be hosted on April 30th by Pomona Ventures. Students and alumni of the Claremont Colleges will have the chance to pitch their startup ideas, receive funding, and gain mentorship from a panel of VCs.
Crescent Partners have been in talks with Snapdragon Health, a CMC-based telehealth startup that aims to make therapy more accessible on college campuses.
The Southern Californian Tech Landscape
Plex, an LA-based streaming platform is condensing multiple streaming services into one, allowing users to jump back and forth between platforms like Netflix, Disney Plus, and Hulu all at once.
ReadySet, a Beverly Hill’s-based cloud infrastructure database startup has raised $29 million in funding and is getting ready to release its very first commercial cloud product.
NFT marketplace Magic Eden hosted the NFT LA conference and brought together an impressive collection of entrepreneurs, YouTubers, and NFT holders. The event (which was headlined by Sir Mix-A-Lot by the way) provided a platform for experts to demystify cryptocurrency and NFTs.
- Featured This Week: Visible Hands VC -
Visible Hands VC is a pre-seed fund and 14-week accelerator program that supports founders of tech companies with investments of up to $175k. They aim to uplift overlooked founders by investing in underrepresented groups such as women and people of color.
They have just opened an application to their accelerator, which can be found here.
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Thanks for checking in with us. We’ll see you again next week.