How the Craftory is deploying ‘cause capital’ to back impact-driven challengers to consumer brands

  • The Craftory aims to amplify “challenger brands” that embody one or more of five “righteous causes” – delivering good health, democratizing access, progressing society, prospering sustainability and championing self-esteem.

Backstage accelerator backs 25 underestimated founders in Detroit, Philadelphia, L.A. and London

  • The venture capital firm for founders who identify as a woman, person of color, and/or LGBTQ will invest $100,000, and provide mentorship, investor intros and financial guidance each of the Detroit, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and London-based companies, in exchange for a 5% stake.