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Kast

https://kast.biz
Iselin, NJ, United States
Kast is an all-in-one mobile solution, to reimagine how real estate agents grow their brand and business, by providing AI-driven super powers to source better leads faster.
Real Estate, AI / ML, Adtech, Martech, Proptech
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Kast

Our Website
Iselin, NJ, United States
Kast is an all-in-one mobile solution, to reimagine how real estate agents grow their brand and business, by providing AI-driven super powers to source better leads faster.
Real Estate, AI / ML, Adtech, Martech, Proptech
Sales Motion:
B2B, B2C
Revenue Model:
Subscription
Investment Stage:
Pre-Seed
Revenue Stage:
Pre-Revenue
Product Stage:
Pre-Product

Founding Team

Vipin Makhija
Founder

Tinted Health

https://www.tintedhealth.com
Bronx, New York, United States
Tinted Health: Where every minority patient finds their match in a provider, revolutionizing access and inclusivity in healthcare, one tint at a time.
Healthcare, Healthtech
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Tinted Health

Our Website
Bronx, New York, United States
Tinted Health: Where every minority patient finds their match in a provider, revolutionizing access and inclusivity in healthcare, one tint at a time.
Healthcare, Healthtech
Sales Motion:
B2B, Marketplace
Revenue Model:
Services/Fee for Service
Investment Stage:
Pre-Seed
Revenue Stage:
Pre-Revenue
Product Stage:
Pre-Product

Founding Team

Rebecca Cesar
CEO, Co-Founder
O'shane Dell
Co-Founder, Operations

Creatrix SaaS Inc

https://creatrixsaas.com/
New York , New York , United States
Market Insights at the Speed Of Social
SaaS
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Creatrix SaaS Inc

Our Website
New York , New York , United States
Market Insights at the Speed Of Social
SaaS
Sales Motion:
B2B
Revenue Model:
Subscription
Investment Stage:
Pre-Seed
Revenue Stage:
Post-Revenue
Product Stage:
Post-Product

Founding Team

Lauren Wallett
Founder
Lauren Wallett
Founder

Empire Studios

https://empirestudiosworldwide.com/
Bronx, New York, United States
Empire Studios helps bridge the visibility and opportunity gap for underrepresented musicians using our AI-driven matchmaking platform to connect talent with global performance opportunities, ensuring diversity and inclusion in the music industry.
AI / ML, Art, Big Data, Creative Industries, Entertainment, Event Management, Event Planning, Marketplaces, Musictech, SaaS, Social Impact, Social Networks, Creator Tools
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Empire Studios

Our Website
Bronx, New York, United States
Empire Studios helps bridge the visibility and opportunity gap for underrepresented musicians using our AI-driven matchmaking platform to connect talent with global performance opportunities, ensuring diversity and inclusion in the music industry.
AI / ML, Art, Big Data, Creative Industries, Entertainment, Event Management, Event Planning, Marketplaces, Musictech, SaaS, Social Impact, Social Networks, Creator Tools
Sales Motion:
B2B2C
Revenue Model:
Transaction Fee and/or Rental
Investment Stage:
Pre-Seed
Revenue Stage:
Pre-Revenue
Product Stage:
Pre-Product

Founding Team

Alice joowon Shin
CEO, Founder, Business Development, Partnerships

Session

https://www.projectsession.com/
Brooklyn, NY, Tunisia
Simplifying the Recording Experience
Musictech, Creator Tools, SaaS
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Session

Our Website
Brooklyn, NY, Tunisia
Simplifying the Recording Experience
Musictech, Creator Tools, SaaS
Sales Motion:
B2B2C
Revenue Model:
Subscription
Investment Stage:
Pre-Seed
Revenue Stage:
Pre-Revenue
Product Stage:
Post-Product

Founding Team

Eric Johnson
Co-Founder, CEO
Julian Lamadrid
Co-Founder, Other C-suite role

Keymate AI

https://www.keymate.ai
San Francisco, California, United States
Keymate is a source management platform for expert influencers and KOLs.
AI / ML
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Keymate AI

Our Website
San Francisco, California, United States
Keymate is a source management platform for expert influencers and KOLs.
AI / ML
Sales Motion:
B2C
Revenue Model:
Subscription
Investment Stage:
Pre-Seed
Revenue Stage:
Post-Revenue
Product Stage:
Post-Product

Founding Team

Philip Delvecchio
Co-Founder

Tennis Social AI

https://tennissocial.ai/
New York, NY, United States
Tennis Social AI is evolving the game of tennis by developing a next-generation AI tennis simulator platform for social and training experiences!
SaaS, Software, Sportstech, Real Estate, Hospitality
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Tennis Social AI

Our Website
New York, NY, United States
Tennis Social AI is evolving the game of tennis by developing a next-generation AI tennis simulator platform for social and training experiences!
SaaS, Software, Sportstech, Real Estate, Hospitality
Sales Motion:
B2B2C
Revenue Model:
Licensing
Investment Stage:
Pre-Seed
Revenue Stage:
Pre-Revenue
Product Stage:
Pre-Product

Founding Team

Steven Mcclendon
Co-Founder, CFO

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