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Doing The Right Things, In The Right Way

At Revolution Growth, we have been working hard to play our part during the pandemic and help people, consumers and companies in numerous ways. Here’s a quick list of some of these companies and what they’re doing in real time. We at Revolution are very proud of these people, founders and issues focused on doing the right things in the right way:

  1. Talk Space (talkspace.com) – Talk it out. Confidential, affordable online therapy with professional, licensed therapists, wherever & whenever you need it.
  2. Clear (clearme.com) – No crowds, no waiting, keep moving through airports, sports arenas and more. Health ID is the next big thing. Be cleared and have security.
  3. Sweetgreen (sweetgreen.com) – Eat healthy always. You plate, they donate. For every plate you buy, Sweetgreen will donate a meal to a healthcare hero on the frontline via their Impact Outposts.
  4. Cava (cava.com)— Pick up or delivery. Crazy feta for these crazy times!
  5. Shinola (shinola.com) – Check out the “Twenty After Four” watch – Thank you Common and Woody Harrelson – The watch sold out in less than a week! Proceeds donated to the right causes to impact individuals negatively impacted by the criminal justice system.
  6. Revolution Foods (revolutionfoods.com) – Serving those in need during school closures. Building lifelong healthy eaters by making kid-inspired, chef-crafted food accessible to all.
  7. Tempus (tempus.com) – Data-driven precision medicine through the practical application of AI in healthcare – needed now more than ever!
  8. Draftkings (draftkings.com) – The world’s leading Daily Fantasy Sports brand launched IPO. Boom times and growing in value.
  9. Big Commerce (bigcommerce.com) – The ecommerce platform for fast-growing businesses. Helping small businesses get online and open efficient websites to reach customers and prospects directly.
  10. Optoro (optoro.com) — Re-commerce and being green is in. Optoro’s returns management platform improves customer experience, increases revenue, reduces costs and creates a better planet.
  11. Scopely (scopely.com) – Keeping the world entertained via casual mobile game experiences. Growing fast in popularity, usage and revenues.
  12. Echo360 (echo360.com) – Active learning technology for a more collaborative, social and engaging college experience. So needed for today’s remote learning settings for students.