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Uber, Virgin Galactic Founders Invest in Advanced Tech Startup Allosense
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Uber, Virgin Galactic Founders Invest in Advanced Tech Startup Allosense

Uber co-founder Garrett Camp and Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson have invested an undisclosed pre-seed funding amount in the advanced technology startup Allosense."Their investment put us as oversubscribed on our pre-seed round," said founder and CEO Roman Sandoval. "The backing from world-class investors via Garrett Camp’s Expa Ventures sets us up for aggressive growth.”As part of the investment, the San Antonio-based company also joined the Expa Accelerator, a pre-seed program created by Camp to support startups during the earliest stages of company building. With a program acceptance rate of less than 1%, Allosense was one of three companies selected globally this year.“We understand what it takes to build a scalable company and we’re taking a hands-on approach to t...
Active Capital Leads $1.3M Seed Round for Stagger, a Visual Storytelling Platform for Businesses
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Active Capital Leads $1.3M Seed Round for Stagger, a Visual Storytelling Platform for Businesses

Stagger, a visual storytelling platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, closed a $1.3 million round in pre-seed funding Wednesday. The San Antonio-based venture firm Active Capital led the round, with participation from Operator Partners, Hustle Fund, Adapt VC, and several angel investors.Stagger is a graphic design platform that includes templates for users to create social media graphics, presentations, and other visual content.  Chrissy Cowdrey launched Stagger first as an iOS app in mid-2019 for her own use. Stagger has a drag and drop design much like Canva that business owners lacking complex design software experience can use. Stagger's added value is the machine learning features Cowdrey built into the platform to feed the analytics-based dashboard that tra...