Farther Farms is an innovative food processing company, using technology to create a more sustainable food system.
Its innovative sterilization technology produces shelf-stable foods that don’t need freezing or refrigeration. Their first product is the world’s first commercially available shelf-stable french fry – a major addition to an industry dominated by frozen fries first invented in the 1940s.
By sidestepping cold storage, the company aims to open new markets in regions that lack refrigeration while reducing supply chain costs and carbon emissions.
In 2021, the company received a $225,000 Phase 1 Small Business Technology Transfer grant from the National Science Foundation and celebrated the growth of its company to over 25 people.
GiveGab is the number one digital solution for Giving Days and year-round fundraising tailored to cause-based organizations, community foundations, education institutions, and public media outlets. GiveGab offers a complete suite of products and services that make fundraising easy, enjoyable, and effective.
In 2020, the company moved into a larger office space in downtown Ithaca and grew to over 50 employees. As of 2021, the company has helped more than 40,000 nonprofits raise over $2 billion for great causes worldwide. The company was recently acquired by EveryAction and remains an independent subsidiary in Ithaca, NY.
Rosie is a leading SaaS provider of predictive online and mobile shopping applications and they provide online shopping for private and independent groceries across the country.
Fueled by rising demand for online grocery shopping and delivery amid the pandemic, Rosie tripled the size of its team and increased the number of retail and wholesale partnerships by over 900%.
To retain these new, online grocery shoppers and their larger orders well after the pandemic, the tech-led company formed several partnerships to keep its new customer base satisfied. Rosie teamed up with DoorDash to expand its grocery delivery services across the United States and partnered with AppCard and ShoptoCook to launch the startup’s next-gen Omnichannel Commerce Program—a seamless experience for customers to access digital receipts, loyalty pricing and points, digital coupons, and other touchpoints.
Ursa Space Systems is a geospatial services company that uses a radar satellite network to detect events happening around the world. Ursa analyzes data from the satellite network to deliver timely insights to people who make decisions.
Since its founding in 2014 as one of Rev’s inaugural members, Ursa has focused on providing analytics to the energy and finance industries. With the $15 million from its Series B, the company continues to expand its services to other industries including insurance, logistics and environmental and social governance (ESG).