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.

Bridging the gap between consumer e-commerce and brick & mortar experiences

Brickwork gives physical stores and assets online presence and empowers retail teams with new digital marketing and customer service tools.

Founders
David Munczinski - Founder & CEO

Status:
Active

Investment:
Seed, A

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

Digitally printed home textiles

Platform bringing mass customization to the $200b home décor market with robust digital printing technology allowing anyone to create and customize fabric and soft home goods.

Founders
Kelly Berger - Co-Founder & CTO
Shane Reilly - Co-Founder & CEO

Status:
Exited

Investment:
Seed (Lead) | Board

Revolutionary way to buy and sell excess inventory

First global marketplace to efficiently and easily sell end-of-season and excess inventory to retailers in private online showrooms.

Founders
Charlie Ifrah - Co-Founder & CPO
Ronen Lazar - Co-Founder & CEO

Status:
Active

Investment:
Seed (Lead), Series A | Board

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

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

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