Astor & Black is a true custom clothier. We are intensely focused on delivering your natural fit through our comprehensive 28-Point Fit Profile and fitting process that’s done at your home or office with your Professional Clothier. Our Master Tailors then review each set of new customer measurements and create your unique customer template, which is centrally stored and adjusted for all future orders. Each suit is hand cut, then sewn together according to our strict quality standards and delivered to you in person by your Professional Clothier.
Acquired by Castanea Partners in March 2011
BacterioScan, Inc. is a medical device company dedicated to changing the way infectious disease is diagnosed and treated. We are driven by a fundamental desire to ensure the successful use of antibiotics.
Buddytruk matches people who have something to move with “buddies” (movers) who have the right size trucks. Serving both the B2C space and the B2B space, we are disrupting the moving industry.
Ellipse is building the future of sustainable transit — a flexible and decentralized system that can scale faster and cheaper than today’s centralized hubs. Through a combination of smart hardware, and secure bikeshare app, the fleet will provide a dependable, convenient, and low cost way for people to commute. Ellipse is capitalizing on the ever-expanding appeal of on-demand services and provides a seamless one-way bikeshare experience.
Eyedictive is a daily-deals site focusing exclusively on sunglasses and other eyewear. Only the finest luxury brands are featured and are between 60-80% off retail.
Farm Hill is crafting the future of healthy eating. We prepare and deliver wholesome, healthy ready-to-eat meals to individuals and groups. With premium ingredients, gourmet preparations, and hearty portions, Farm Hill makes it easy and enjoyable to eat healthy.
HillFlint manufactures college apparel for those looking for something more sophisticated than a hoodie. We sell high quality knit logo and name sweaters plus accessories – mementos to keep forever.
Impax Media’s 100% turnkey solution with no capital investment required by retailers, provides gates to secure checkout lanes with attached digital screens “capturing” customers at the register (or Point of Wait).
Wherever you’re headed, count on Lyft for rides in minutes. The Lyft app matches you with local drivers at the tap of a button. Just request and go.
Mizzen+Main has broken the chains of your wardrobe by combining the comfort of your favorite athletic gear with the fit of a custom dress shirt and the style of a Kennedy. Our mission of disruption has made us a star in the apparel industry and popular with professional athletes.
Future Motion is a pioneering new entrant to the boardsports world. Future Motion is committed to designing and developing inspiring vehicles that include both elegant form and unprecedented function. “Future Motion’s first product, Onewheel, exemplifies its dedication to crafting products that bridge recreation and transportation.
popSLATE has pioneered the always-on second screen for you smartphone. We transform the wasted space on back of your phone into a 24/7 showcase for images and information. With popSLATE, you can access valuable information with a simple glance (streaming news headlines & sports scores, to-do-lists, boarding passes, and much more) and customize your phone on the fly with your favorite images from your camera, photo library, Instagram, and a worldwide community of popSLATE users.
Radish delivers on-demand chef-prepared cuisine to the Chicago area. We focus on locally-sourced seasonal ingredients and grass-fed, hormone-free and antibiotic-free meats. The ordered hot foods arrive hot and cold foods arrive cold within 20 minutes from your app order.
SHARKK is a consumer electronics brand by the people, for the people. The insights we get from our growing community of savvy shoppers are at the core of our well-designed, high-performing products, tailored to your modern lifestyle. By focusing on the consumer, we make it our mission to maintain the highest standards of a premium-product experience – without the premium price tag.
Viewabill will revolutionize the professional billing industry’s outdated, opaque practices by providing a transparent, seamless product that lets clients know where their money is being spent in real-time. It gives control over “billable hours” back to the client, increases accuracy and incentivizes service providers to keep current billing and performance updates. Available via web and mobile applications, clients now can access their bills anytime, anywhere.
Acquired by Mitratech March 2016
Vugo is an in-vehicle ad network connecting rideshare drivers and advertisers together to display relevant interactive content and advertisements to passengers. Vugo’s TripIntent technology lets advertisers target passengers on several factors including destination, pay for verified views through a market-based bidding platform, and review comprehensive analytics for each campaign.
WeBandz trackers are equipped with the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Wear 1100 processor and CSR102x Bluetooth® Smart 4.2. Being small in size, the devices can be attached to a child’s bracelet, a dog’s collar, and a dongle on a backpack.
David started his first company, Astor and Black, at age 20. He led it to successful acquisition for $50M at age 27 as the sole shareholder and operator. He then founded his second company, Viewabill, a game changing billing solution for legal firms borne out of his own experience dealing with law firms. He led Viewabill to a successful transaction and acquisition by Mitratech in March of 2016.
He is an Inc. 30 Under 30 winner, an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award winner and recipient of many other similar awards and recognitions. David currently lives in Miami with his wife and four children. He is an avid philanthropist and speaker on child abuse prevention.
Ben Nash began his career in the wireless industry while still a yeshiva student. He collected cell phones that were no longer in use, refurbished them and then took them back to market. Eventually, he dropped out of school and founded PCS Wireless.
Today, PCS Wireless is the market leader in their space and does over $1B in annual sales. Ben Nash currently lives in New York.
As Founder and President of JEG & Sons, Inc., Eli Nash offers almost a decade of marketing and fulfillment expertise. Eli has driven outstanding sales growth through capitalizing on the disruptive innovation of the unlocked cell phone and building synergistic relationships with corporate business partners.
Recognized by business partners and colleagues as a consummate professional with a high degree of personal integrity, Eli is known for negotiating resourceful win-win business solutions. He currently resides in Miami. Active in the community and a generous donor, Eli supports such causes as education, prevention of child sexual abuse, and the local south Florida community.