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HVSF PORTFOLIO

HVSF invests in and supports high-growth Hudson Valley companies in a range of industries.

 

Fund I Portfolio Companies

Burbio

One-stop shop for all hyper-local community event data

 

Burbio is the industry leader in aggregating school, government, library and community event information for delivery over mobile, web, email, and voice.  In addition to the Burbio.com website and mobile app, Burbio distributes data to a growing list of broadcasters, digital platforms, and real estate firms nationwide.  

Eco Shrimp Garden

Your Sustainable Source for Tasty, Healthy, Fresh-Never-Frozen Shrimp

 

An indoor sustainable shrimp producer, and originator of the "fresh, never frozen" shrimp movement.

Orto Foods

Modern Snack Foods from an Ancient Root Vegetable

Orto Foods develops food products made from jicama (pronounced "hee-kah-ma"), a root vegetable. Their products fall into two categories: chips and fresh-cut vegetables, which are marketed as healthy alternatives to mainstream snack foods. 

 

Their JicaChips® line includes five flavors: Smoked BBQ, Chili Lime, Sea Salt, Cinnamon Churro, and Sea Salt & Vinegar.  The JicaFresh line includes JicaSticks and JicaTortillas. 

Repairogen

Skin Damage Happens. Repairogen Can Help.

Repairogen is a breakthrough in skin repair that will improve the appearance and health of your skin.

Simplecast

The First and Last Word in Podcast Management and Distribution

Say hello to Simplecast, the easiest way for podcasters to publish and distribute audio on the internet.

Statebook

The Online Meeting Place for Site Selection Consultants, EDO'S, Business, Academia and Government

StateBook International is the first online marketplace to facilitate corporate location decisions for companies expanding, relocating and reshoring and to level the playing field for economic development organizations (EDOs) seeking to competitively market their communities.

Statebook's Viral Insights application helps communities understand the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact and craft responses that maximize the use of their available resources. 

UStadium

The Best Social Network for Sports Fans

uStadium is a sports hub that brings together news, conversation, and debate for sports super fans.

Fund II Portfolio Companies

Busie

Bringing the Bus Charter Business into the 21st Century

 

Busie is a B2B SaaS platform marketed to Charter Bus Carriers and affiliate networks as an end to end solution for carriers to quote and book charter buses on the web.

Circuit

Affordable, Sustainable Way for Municipalities to Reduce Congestion

 

Circuit’s gas-free electric shuttles provide transportation at low cost and create a unique advertising opportunity for marketers eager to reach the key demographic audiences.

Circuit has shown that it can reduce pollution, ease city traffic congestion, save money for local municipalities and riders, promote corporate social responsibility, provide jobs, and turn a profit.

 

The operation has expanded to more than 25 locations across the country with a fleet of about 130 shuttle vehicles. These unique vehicles have provided more than 5 millions rides to date  to consumers in communities in California, New York, Florida, Texas, Colorado, Denver, Chicago, New Jersey, and Massachusetts.

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Equity Multiple

Online Platform Enabling Smaller Investors to Participate in Large Commercial Real Estate Opportunities

By pooling funds, Equity Multiple provides the infrastructure for real estate fund investing, direct project investing and tax-deferred real estate investing.

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Hudson Valley Harvest

Supporting Local Farmers and Selling the Best Foods From the Hudson Valley

Hudson Valley Harvest works with small and medium farms to source vegetables, herbs, fruit, meat, eggs, dairy, grains, flours, beans, honey, maple syrup, and more.

We also make our own salsa, hot sauce, pear sauce and other delicious pantry staples that you can find in retail stores throughout the Northeast.

Lessonbee

Delivering Research-Based, Culturally-Responsive Health Education

Lessonbee meets a largely untapped need for mental health and wellness education that engages students more actively than traditional textbooks. 

 

Student access to the platform is sold in multiple ways, including per-student seats for school districts as well as a la carte access.

United Aircraft Technologies

Next-Generation Wire Harness Management Solution for Civilian and Military Aircraft

 

UAT's Interconnecting Clamp ("ICC") is a novel design of injection-molded cable clamp, available with an integrated and self-powered sensor array that wirelessly connects with maintenance software to map and monitor the integrity of the miles of wiring within each aircraft.

 

The clamps are considerably lighter than the competition and the patented clamp design and sensor technology significantly reduces maintenance labor costs and improves safety.

ViaHero

Connecting Adventure Travelers with a Local Travel “Hero”

ViaHero's guides create a personalized itinerary and guidebook focused on the preferences of the traveler and their group.

 

The information provided by each Hero includes maps and guidebooks, alongside a concierge service that enables travelers to change their plans on the fly. 

In addition to creating this marketplace for travelers and locals, ViaHero has successfully created systems and processes that allow them to repeat their success in recruiting and training Heroes in new markets.