JumpStart Welcomes Five New Startups To Its Portfolio

By Vicki McDonald

2.8 minute read

We are excited to introduce five new companies recently added to JumpStart’s investment portfolio. These five new companies join the 120+ innovative tech companies in our portfolio.

Learn more about these groundbreaking companies:

Thrivable

Thrivable is the healthcare industry’s only on-demand market research platform for teams that want to ensure the voice of the patient drives everyday business decisions. Thrivable provides a real-time market research platform that helps healthcare organizations tap into comprehensive patient databases and reduce their research cycles from months to days. JumpStart’s Evergreen Fund participated as part of the Company’s seed funding round.

Proformex

Proformex is the leading inforce management platform offering data aggregation, analytics and monitoring for life insurance and annuities. The platform is purpose-built to help advisors, general agents /brokerage agents, insurance marketing organizations, financial institutions, settlement companies, and broker-dealers protect their clients’ best interest and ensure regulatory compliance by monitoring individual policy performance, identifying at-risk policies and uncovering new sales opportunities. JumpStart’s Focus Fund participated as part of the Company’s funding round.

Content Status

Content Status offers a solution that allows brands, retailers, and intermediaries the ability to audit their e-commerce product pages for accuracy and optimization without programming or IT. The Company was founded by George Koenig, who spent his career in product management and e-commerce. The Company recently launched the industry’s only fully automated, self-service tool to simplify product Content Auditing for Retailers, Brands and their Partners. JumpStart’s Evergreen Fund participated in the funding round.

Color Coded Labs

Color Coded Labs has launched a tech training boot camp designed to create a direct pipeline for underrepresented talent. The company seeks to increase technical skills that provide equitable career paths for diverse talent while providing partnership or placement opportunities for talent. Helping underrepresented tech force—Black, Latinx, and new Americans—looking for career advancement. JumpStart’s Focus Fund participated along with Rev1 and Mark Kvamme.

BlendED

BlendED’s innovative platform enriches the student learning experience, providing professors with tools that easily transition a college course from face-to-face to online or blended. BlendED’s interface enables professors to use their static syllabus to create a dynamic digital learning resource in under five minutes. JumpStart’s Focus Fund invested in the Company.


JumpStart has four active VC funds under management. We invest in high-potential, early-stage tech companies across a broad range of technologies, with a special focus on healthcare and software-as-a-service. To learn more about our funds or co-investment opportunities, please send inquiries to [email protected].

About the Author: Vicki McDonald

In her role as Communications Director at JumpStart, Vicki McDonald is responsible for internal and external communications efforts including public and media relations. For media inquiries, please contact Vicki via email or by calling 216.502.6395.

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