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Elevate Capital Newsletter

August 2019


At Elevate Capital, we believe there is tremendous opportunity to invest early and offer mentorship to entrepreneurs. We provide the venture capital and guidance they need to turn their startups into great companies.

Elevate Welcomes New Portfolio Company: Healers Pet Care 

Healers Pet Care focuses on keeping your pet healthy and strong. The company engineers, manufactures, and markets a full line of rehab and injury prevention products that support natural healing for pets. Healers sells its products on major sites like Amazon, Chewy, Walmart, Petco, Target, and Kroger. 

“Healers Pet Care has seen steady growth and in 2019 opened up new channels by acquiring Eric Witherspoon, DVM's line of holistic ointment,” said Terri Entler, Founder and President/CEO of Healers Pet Care.  

Read About Healers Pet Care

Portfolio Company Spotlight: Célage Bioscience

One of Elevate Capital’s newest portfolio companies, Célage Bioscience, recently kicked off a blog series, “The #Skinspiration Sessions,” featuring conversations with skincare enthusiasts. Célage’s first blog features Kateigh Williams, CEO of Célage Bioscience, where she shares her journey with skincare and tips for healthy skin. 

Read Célage Bioscience Blog

Founder Insights Video Series: Allie Magyar, Hubb

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? In our Founder Insights video series on the Elevate Capital YouTube Channel, Allie Magyar, Founder and CEO of Hubb reveals her venture capital experience for next-gen entrepreneurs.   

“Work-life balance is all in the culture you create at your organization. You need to lead by example and ensure that people are living their fullest life. Choosing an investment partner is a strategic hire. An investor can make or break your company's growth and your ability to succeed.” – Allie Magyar

Watch Allie's Video
The Dyrt: “Portland Camping Startup Adds Booking Capabilities to its Platform” (Portland Business Journal). Sarah Smith and Kevin Long, The Dyrt’s co-founders, announced that users can now reserve campground spots and check availability on The Dyrt’s website and app. 
 
Hubb: “2019 40 Under 40: Allie Magyar, Hubb” (Connect Association) and “Bootstrapping, Fundraising Or Both? How a Gritty Approach Helped Allie Magyar Raise Capital” (Hackernoon). Allie Magyar, founder and CEO of Hubb, discusses her “passion” for the events industry, and how she raised capital for Hubb—a company that tracks everything you need when running an event.    

Hue Noir: “From her kitchen to the nation: Paula Hayes on making her black-owned beauty company a household name” (Bronze Magazine). Paula Hayes, founder and CEO of Hue Noir, tells Bronze Magazine how she created her beauty empire. 

The Wild: “Architecture & Design Collaboration Platform ‘The Wild’ launched Oculus Quest” (UploadVR) and “The Wild Releases Oculus Quest Support” (AIthority). Gabe Paez, founder and CEO of The Wild says, “Now everyone can have a headset right at their desk—no expensive PCs or crazy setup.”

Upcoming 2019 Events

8/15: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Workshop: Problem Solving & Invention Through Entrepreneurship
Accredited Teacher Training (earn up to 6 PDUs)

8/15: Application Deadline
Bend Venture Conference

8/20: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
TIE Oregon and Elevate Capital Office Hours C/O Pearl: Get Help With Your Startup
1355 NW Everett Street, Portland

8/21: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
TIE Oregon and Elevate Capital Office Hours C/O Eastside: Get Help With Your Startup
329 NE Couch Street, Portland

8/22: 9:00 am to 10:15 am
Technology Round Table: Deep Learning and Augmented Intelligence
First Insight Corporate Office
6723 NE Bennett St, Suite 200, Hillsboro, OR

9/12: 9:00 am to 10:15 am
Technology Round Table: IoT and Automatize Cars
First Insight Corporate Office
6723 NE Bennett St, Suite 200, Hillsboro, OR

10/21: Application Deadline
TiE Pitch Oregon 2019

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