Ivy Lawson from Ivyees Jamaican Honey was recently contacted by Jorden Peele's production company Monkeypaws, which is producing a remake of the film Candyman They wanted to use Ivyees honey in their gift box to give to their special elite guests at the premiere of the movie. They bought 160 jars. So shout out to Jordan Peele's Production company!
The White Mountain Trail Collective is a 501(c3) non-profit working to repair trails in The White Mountains to keep them open and safe. More than 1,200 miles of hiking, biking, skiing, and climbing trails in The White Mountains of NH are in urgent need of significant repair, at an estimated cost of $75,000,000. Private donations are critical to completing the work.
MIN104 alum Fluid-Screen has involved its partners in Catalyst Programs, a joint initiative with Pharma and Biotech industry leaders to develop and validate Fluid-Screen’s technology and its applications for bacterial testing and sterile manufacturing. Currently, there are two Catalyst Programs. The first is Catalyst QC, a pharma quality assurance program. The second program is Catalyst Microbiome, which specializes in Microbiome therapeutics. Find out more about their programs here.
MIN122 alum Armored Things’ main directive is to keep people safe in crowds, through the use of sensors and AI software that monitor crowd flow and predict threats. They have recently brought in $7 million in additional seed funding, and in the coming months will play a key role in the reopening of large venues like sports stadiums and college campuses, which will begin to welcome people back on their sites very soon.
MIN107 alum axle ai is a tool for content creators that lets them quickly find and repurpose video.
Their founder Sam Bogoch was recently featured in this profile in Republic in their Journal section.
You can also watch them in this segment of Meet The Drapers.
Grip Tie Products was born on the soccer field, and expanded to the world - untie-resistant flexible shoe laces that are easy to use and give a competitive edge to all: young or old, sporty or fashionable. They operate just like a normal lace, replace your old laces and tie as usual - but they have a tiny amount of stretch that make them more comfortable and supportive, and the regular knot you tie will resist untying until you pull on it directly. No need for clips or special knots.
MIN 36 alum Project Repat's worker-owned factory partner in North Carolina is now making protective face masks. The CDC and many states have recommended voluntary face mask coverings for all US citizens, and they are here to help answer the demand. These masks are 100% cotton, and are good for going outside for walks or to the supermarket or pharmacy to add some protection. It is still important to social distance, wash your hands, and isolate if you are not feeling well. But these masks do provide protection, and by buying this product you are helping keep US textile workers employed.
A new danger is in the air that can leave anyone blind — rubber bullets, paint balls, tear gas, all mechanisms used by the police for crowd control. Life-altering eye injuries are a common result of urban warfare and rioting.