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25 Holiday Shopping Ideas

Here is a list with a few of my favorite things to enjoy, consume or gift this holiday season from Monumental Sports and companies Revolution and I have investments:

  1. Back to the Roots (backtotheroots.com) – Oakland food start-up on a mission to Undo Food™ and make it personal again.
  2. Blinq (blinq.com) – Feel good savings on new, returned, and overstock items from top retailers. It’s shopping made easy, sustainable, and best of all, affordable!
  3. Bloomscape (bloomscape.com) – We deliver healthy, ready-to-go plants to your door and provide ongoing plant support to help your plant thrive.
  4. Bulq (bulq.com) – BULQ is the best way to source retail liquidation goods. We offer full manifests & full-service shipping on pallets and cases. New inventory added 3x daily.
  5. Cava (cava.com) – A growing Mediterranean culinary brand with a flavorful and healthy fast-casual restaurant experience.
  6. Clear (clearme.com) – CLEAR uses your eyes and fingerprints to confirm your identity – helping you breeze through airports, stadiums and more.
  7. Custom Ink (customink.com) – From inspiration to celebration, we’re here for every step of your custom creation.
  8. DraftKings (draftkings.com) – The world’s leading Daily Fantasy Sports brand.
  9. Filson (filson.com) – Shop unfailing goods and apparel from Filson. Committed to providing top quality outdoor clothing and bags, built on a heritage of excellence since 1897.
  10. Foxtrot (foxtrotco.com)Get craft beer, wine, spirits, fresh eats, gifts and everyday essentials delivered to your door in minutes.
  11. Framebridge (framebridge.com/holiday-shop-retail)  – Makes it easy and affordable to custom frame the art, photos, and memorable moments you love! Custom framed gifts in one week or less.
  12. Groupon (groupon.com) – Building the daily habit in local commerce, offering a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy.
  13. Mint House (minthouse.com) – On your next business trip, bypass the hotel and upgrade to Mint House.
  14. Neighborhood Goods (neighborhoodgoods.com) – A new type of department store, featuring an ever-changing landscape of the world’s most exciting brands, products, and concepts.
  15. Scopely (scopely.com) – Leading interactive entertainment and mobile games company. We create and publish a diverse portfolio of immersive experiences, based on original and beloved franchises, for casual and core gamers around the world.
  16. Shinola (shinola.com) – A luxury design brand with an unwavering commitment to crafting products that are built to last — from timepieces to leather goods, jewelry to audio.
  17. StockX (stockx.com) – Buy & sell verified authentic sneakers, streetwear, handbags, watches, collectibles & trading cards.
  18. Sweetgreen (sweetgreen.com) – Building healthier communities by connecting people to real food.
  19. Washington Capitals (nhl.com/capitals/tickets) – Get single game tickets, partial and flex plans, or 2019-20 seasons tickets.
  20. Washington Mystics (mystics.wnba.com) – Get a Mystics Championship Holiday Bundle, including two lower level tickets to any 2020 home game with an exclusive 2019 Championship t-shirt for $49.
  21. Washington Wizards (nba.com/wizards/tickets) – Get a 3-Game Holiday Pack, including tickets to 2/24 vs. Bucks, 3/10 vs. Knicks and 3/23 vs. Celtics plus your choice of holiday gift. Upper level starts at $54. Lower level starts at $144
  22. Capital City Go-Go (capitalcity.gleague.nba.com/2019-20-season-ticket-memberships/) – Get a Capital City Go-Go Holiday Pack, including two tickets and scarf for $29 or a season ticket membership starting at only $10 per game.
  23. Monumental Sports Network (monumentalsportsnetwork.com) – Ultimate access for the ultimate fan. Hundreds of live games, original shows & exclusive subscriber only benefits.
  24. Team Liquid (store.teamliquid.com) – Get the hottest Team Liquid items at great prices from Black Friday through the end of the year.
  25. Fortnite (Fortnite.com) – Drop into a New World. Fortnite Chapter 2 is available now.

Thank you for exploring and supporting these companies!