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PHLUR is reimagining fragrance—from how it’s sourced and packaged to how it’s experienced and sold (online). At every step, the brand makes the most mindful choices, demonstrating that personal aspirations and global values are not mutually exclusive.

Headquarters: Austin, TX
Founded: 2015
Founder: Eric Korman
Dropoff solves same-day delivery challenges for business by offering a superior experience built on convenience, reliability and unmatched service, all powered by a proprietary technology platform.

Headquarters: Austin, TX
Founded: 2014
Founder: Sean Spector

Clarity Money provides consumers with AI driven financial advocacy.

Headquarters: New York, NY
Founded: 2016
Founder: Adam Dell
Co-investors: Bessemer Venture Partners, SV Angel, Maveron, and RRE Ventures.
Using behavioral science to streamline enterprise decision making, Cloverpop helps work get done 2x faster with half the meetings.

Headquarters: San Francisco, CA
Year founded: 2013
Founders: Erik Larson (CEO, Founder), Roger Graves
(Co-Founder): Ben Johnston (Co-Founder)
Co-investors: TDF Ventures, True Ventures
Brava is an IoT company that's making it easier and more fulfilling to cook and eat well at home.

Headquarters: Redwood City, Calif.
Co-Founders: John Pleasants (CEO), Thomas Cheng (CTO, Co-founder), Dan Yue (CPO, Co-founder)
Co-investors: TPG Growth, True Ventures, Lightspeed , Lead Edge, Cowboy Ventures
AlertMedia provides mass communication software helping organizations easily communicate more effectively through multiple channels, especially in times of emergency or change.

Headquarters: Austin, TX
Founded: 2013
Founder: Brian Cruver
OnRamp is a leading provider of data center co-location services, managed servers, and virtual private clouds for small to medium businesses as well as larger customers.

Headquarters: Austin, TX
Founded: 1994
Founders: Lucas Braun and Ryan Robinson
Co-investors: Housatonic Partners
Umuse makes work simpler for enterprise teams using the most advanced software, focused around collaboration.

Headquarters: Austin, TX
Founded: 2016
Founder: Scott Abel, Kevin Schell, Dave Rathmann
Co-investors: Shasta Ventures, Floodgate
LeanDNA is a cloud-based actionable intelligence platform that supports lean manufacturing with a suite of powerful analysis and management tools that monitor key information on inventory levels.

Headquarters: Austin, TX
Founded: 2011
Founder: Richard Lebovitz
Co-investors: Rony Kahan
Scale Factor is the smart finance and accounting engine that enables a business to operate in real time. Designed with business owners and financial experts in mind, ScaleFactor integrates with existing cloud software to automate bookkeeping, tax compliance and financial analysis.

Headquarters: Austin, TX
Founded: 2014
Founder: Kurt Rathmann
Co-investors: Techstars Ventures
Swivel provides on-demand workspace to growing businesses of all sizes. In partnership with major commercial real estate firms, they operate a network of tech-forward private work spaces designed around the way modern teams work together.

Headquarters: Austin, TX
Founded: 2016
Founder: Scott Harmon

Prior to Next Coast

We have started and invested in many companies before starting Next Coast Ventures, including those listed below.