The Sybilla Masters Fund, known as Mastersfund, announced a third investment from their inaugural Fund in Tacoma-based Humming, Inc. The Humming platform, found at heyhumming.com, automates small purchases of online ads and leverages scale to lower costs. The company uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to build and distribute ads across multiple online platforms, enabling small ad buyers to optimize ad targeting, reach and performance in ways that were previously only available to high-volume ad buyers.
Mastersfund™ is thrilled to announce an investment in Tribute, a Seattle, WA peer-to-peer mentorship company that promotes employee connection, collaboration and growth. Tribute disrupts traditional mentoring programs across increasingly virtual and hybrid onsite/offsite workforces, enabling companies to to build corporate cultures that encourage continuous learning, develop leaders at every stage, and democratize access to knowledge, wisdom, and opportunity.Read More
Originally published by Geekwire, October 2021
Seattle’s Tribute raised $1.5 million over a two-part seed round, allowing the mentoring app to hire former Amazon AWS architect Ian Ma as its chief technical officer.
The gist: Tribute, which integrates with Slack and Microsoft Teams, is trying to solve the fear-of-commitment hurdle that prevents mentor-mentee relationships from ever getting off the ground. The app limits a mentoring interactions to a month, with the option of both parties agreeing to renew for additional 30-day stretches.
Gillian Muessig isn’t angry about the gender gap in venture capital. She’s just done waiting around for change.
“I have no more patience to be gracious, to let the status quo continue,” said Muessig, a tech industry veteran who co-founded SEO company Moz in 2004.Read More
In 2018, at the first Women in Cloud Summit, Gillian Muessig, formerly the founding president of Seattle’s Moz, announced plans to launch a gender lens investment fund Northwest. Three years and half later, the Sybilla Masters Fund, aka Mastersfund, has been launched and is actively funding women-led technology companies.Read More
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