Portfolio.

Companies in the Forerunner Portfolio are pioneering the digital commerce revolution. By leveraging technology, consumer insights, and a deep commitment to brand building, they are developing innovative go-to-market and scaling strategies, as well as powering business model efficiencies in a quest to modernize today’s retail industry.

Revolutionizing beauty by transforming consumption and discovery

Redefining the retail process by offering consumers a unique and personalized way to discover, learn about, and shop the best beauty, grooming, and lifestyle products on the market.

Founders
Hayley Barna - Co-Founder & Board Member
Katia Beauchamp - Co-Founder & CEO

Status:
Active

Investment:
Seed, Series A

Well-crafted, great-fitting clothing and a top-notch shopping experience

Leading e-commerce apparel and accessories brand focused on delivering great fit, a fun approach to style, and superb customer experience through a robust online platform, offline Guide Shops, and a Nordstrom distribution partnership.

Founders
Andy Dunn - Co-Founder & Exec Chairman

Status:
Active

Investment:
Seed, Series A, B, C | Board

Community-curated Marketplace for Independent Fashion

Marketplace leveraging the community to power curation. The online store features more popular independent designers, quality merchandise & higher sell-through rates.

Status:
Exited

Investment:
Seed

Real-time marketing optimization platform for the physical world

Cloud based platform bridging the online/offline gap by helping retailers identify, understand, measure, and engage customers in store as well as online to provide a seamless, personalized shopping experience.

Founders
Wesley Barrow - Co-Founder & CRO
Corey Capasso - Co-Founder & President
Marc Ferrentino - Co-Founder & CEO

Status:
Exited

Investment:
Seed, Series A

Making photos shoppable

Enabling distribution of commerce- enabled photos by allowing Brands and Publishers to create and share shoppable, trackable, monetizable photos across the social web.

Founders
Kele Dobrinski - Founder & CTO
Brent Locks - Founder & CEO

Status:
Exited

Investment:
Seed

Finding great fashion near you

Mobile app to help shoppers discover and browse new products and sales from the top boutiques in their neighborhoods.

Founders
Jinhee Ahn Kim - Co-Founder & CTO
Sarah Paiji - Co-Founder & CEO

Status:
Exited

Investment:
Seed

Beautiful, sustainable water filters

Design-led lifestyle company on a mission to improve life for everyone who drinks water, with sustainable, plant-based filters that make water healthy and delicious, beautiful carafes and pitchers, and convenient Filters by Mail service.

Founders
Ido Leffler - Co-Founder
Mike Del Ponte - Co-Founder & CEO

Status:
Active

Investment:
Seed, Series A

Unprecedented transparency into online customer service

First and only independent provider of customer service ratings for online retailers, evaluating thousands of online retailers large and small, across hundreds of metrics resulting in rigorous rankings of where you’ll get the best customer experience online.

Founders
John Ernsberger - Co-Founder & CTO
Jordy Leiser - Co-Founder & CEO

Status:
Active

Investment:
Series A, Series B

A faster way to solve customer service issues

SaaS platform and smartphone app allow businesses to interact with customers instantly to receive compliments or to solve customer service issues.

Founders
Joe Beninato - Founder & CEO

Status:
Exited

Investment:
Seed

Online community for all of the world’s shopping

Universal social platform, connecting all buyers to all online products in a network of stores, products and people, thereby re-organizing shopping around people, and enabling a social graph for shopping.

Founders
Deena Varshavskaya - Founder & CEO

Status:
Active

Investment:
Seed, Series A | Board

Inspiring people to experience the world

For tour, activity and event businesses, ZOZI Advance® is the fastest growing online reservation, payment and customer management software. For people who crave new experiences, Zozi helps them discover and book thousands of activities and travel getaways, and get the gear they need.

Founders
TJ Sassani - Founder & CEO

Status:
Active

Investment:
Series A, Series B