📢 HCP Newsletter: Grateful & Global: Harlem Capital’s 1st International Deal 🌍 – November 2021
This newsletter is Harlem Capital’s monthly recap of updates on our portfolio companies, industry news, content, events we suggest checking out and more!
Now, buckle up! 🏎️💨 LIVE FROM EVERYWHERE, it’s Road to 1,000 – November 2021 🥰
Monthly Update 📅
🎉 Harlem Capital Invests in Turbodega — Our 1st International Deal in Latin America 🎉
📢 Harlem Capital is officially global 🌍 — we are proud to welcome Turbodega to the Harlem Capital family! Turbodega provides software solutions for bodega owners and distributors, making store ownership & management easier.
While this marks Harlem Capital’s first international deal (and in Latin America 🇵🇪) — it certainly won’t be our last! 💃🏾
Learn more about Turbodega’s fundraising round ➡️ here!
Portfolio News 🗞️
🔥 Welcome Sauce — Harlem Capital’s Newest Portfolio Company 🔥
We are happy to welcome Sauce to our Harlem Capital family. Sauce, which provides dynamic pricing software for restaurants 🍝, closed its $3M seed round led by Harlem Capital with participation from Red Sea Venture and Global Founders Capital.
Check out the Forbes article on Sauce’s journey ➡️ read more
🗣️ Harlem Capital Founders Sharing Their Stories 🗣️
Emily Hochman of Wellory interviews Hannah Bronfman on diversity, authenticity, and wellness ➡️ read more
Nathalie Walton of Expectful is using her experience with a difficult pregnancy to build a wellness app for parents ➡️ watch here
Ben Kelly of Singuli is helping retailers increase revenue & margins by making smarter inventory decisions ➡️ check out this HCP Founder Spotlight
🚀 Portfolio Company Product Launches 🚀
ParrotMob — Launch VIP drops with collect 1-click payments all via text ➡ check out the ProductHunt page
GroupShop — Creating a social commerce mechanism for brands to lower their CAC and increase customer base ➡️ sign up for the waitlist
Interested in Working at one of the Startups in our Portfolio?💻👇 Search job openings across the Harlem Capital network ➡️ here!
Harlem Capital Related 🚀
🌳 Gabby Cazeau Covers ESG & Impact Investing with CNBC 🌳
Tune into Gabby’s panel on deploying capital to drive change and empower minority entrepreneurs without sacrificing returns ➡️ watch here
🙌🏽 Henri Pierre-Jacques Joins Modern Leaders & Allies at the Bloomberg Equality Summit 🙌🏽
Henri Pierre-Jacques, Managing Partner at Harlem Capital, said it remains a fact that minority founders have to always question if they will get funding while majority groups never have to ask the question.
To hear more from Henri on changing the status quo in VC ➡️ catch the recap here
📈 Harlem Capital 3Q Diverse Insights Report & Deal Review 📈
As another quarter comes to an end, we love to look back at the data for insights.
💡 Check out our 3Q21 U.S. Diverse Fundraising Insights Report — which tracks the # and $ volume of capital raised by diverse founders across funding stages.
💡 Check out our 3Q21 Deal Review — every quarter we review the Harlem Capital sourcing pipeline to remove bias and improve our process.
🎙️ The More Equity Podcast is the Podcast that Keeps on Giving! 🎙️
As the leaves begin to change, we are grateful for the many seasons of our More Equity podcast.
We’re turning back the clock with a More Equity Podcast 2021 Recap ➡️ check out this year's episodes here
💎 Investors on the Rise Series: Navigate your career path with guidance from investors of color
💎 HCP Founder Series: Learn what it takes to build a company from our portfolio company founders
💎 Angel Investor Series: Get tips & tricks on angel investing from diverse founders, operators, & VCs
💎 GameChangers Series: Hear from individuals creating new models in VC
💫 Special Episodes 💫
5 Lessons From 5 Years of Harlem Capital
Moms in VC
Demystifying VC Interviews
Pride Month Celebration
If you fell behind on your podcast game, the end of the year is a great time to catch up on all the gems dropped!
Top Diversity & Tech News 👀 💸
And with that, it’s our goodbye for 2021 but we’ll see you soon in 2022 👋🏽👋🏽
Keep the holidays spirit alive with our Harlem Capital Homecoming recap video + a jingle from our Fall 2021 Intern, Orlando Gomez!