Los Angeles-based Basepaws, a pioneer in at-home genetic test kits for cats, has been acquired by Zoetis, the world’s leading animal health company. Founder + CEO Anna Skaya and her team launched Basepaws in 2017 to offer cat lovers genetic screening tools for the early detection of disease risk in their feline companions.
A 3-year study conducted by Spring Health examining the effects of employer-sponsored mental health programs on employees and companies has been published in the medical journal JAMA. The findings are conclusive: These programs work, improving employees’ well-being and productivity, and resulting in a healthier bottom line for employers.
Aclima Founder/CEO Davida Herzl is on a mission to reduce air pollution in all our communities. The company’s newly released analysis of pollutants in the San Francisco Bay area reveals profound social and racial inequities in the quality of air people breathe — and what local governments can do about it.
Air Protein, a pioneer in producing a plant-less, meatless meat made from elements of the air, closed on a $32 million Series A fundraising round, moving Founder & CEO Dr. Lisa Dyson’s vision of sustainably feeding the planet closer to fruition.
Co-founders Leah Del Percio and Tara Faquir experienced first-hand the stress of settling and administering the estates of deceased loved ones. They started Trustate to help others save time, money and find peace of mind through the process.
Congratulations to Ellevest’s Sallie Krawcheck on your successful Series B raise of $53 million! Ellevest is the first financial company built by women, for women, to achieve this level of success, with a total of $1.44 billion in assets under management (and growing!).
Furtuna Skin Co-founders Agatha Relota Luczo and Kim Walls are poised to make their luxury boutique skincare line the new standard in the plant-based “clean beauty” space.
A recruitment and job matching platform that makes it easier for hospitals to find and hire nurses for their critical staffing needs.
Did someone say, visionaries? Having closed the books on Q1 of 2022, we’re feeling all the good feels. Excitement, most of all, about the growing ecosystem of visionary women founders, operators and investors.
Apple's iOS changes to privacy last year have made a big impact on how consumer brands build and retain customers. GBC Partner Katherine Rice led a panel discussion at this year's South by Southwest Conference in Austin, Texas, with two successful founders in the GBC portfolio about the strategies they're using in this new landscape to build powerful D2C brands.