Updated: Sep 28
Black Angels Miami's first Pitch Night featuring 3 exciting companies:
Home Lending Pal has built the first intelligent mortgage advisor to help first-time homebuyers navigate the complexities of buying a home, while streamlining backend processes for lenders.
Raise: $750,000 - Pre-Seed
Location: Orlando, FL
Founder: Bryan Young, CEO. Bryan is a former Bloomberg Businessweek Top 25 under 25 Entrepreneur in America, and Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist (NC). He is a 5X founder with four successful exits and led Marketo's global digital strategy team. He is joined by Co-founder and COO Steven Better who has a MBA in Real Estate Finance and Development from UNCC. Steven brings 10+ years of credit analysis and credit risk underwriting experience.
Patientory Inc. is a population health data management and analytics company. Through its two decentralized applications -NEITH an enterprise software tool, and the Patientory mobile app- Patientory Inc. empowers patients and enterprises with actionable insights into healthcare data to improve population health outcomes. This is achieved by integrating a blockchain enabled platform to gather siloed healthcare data for analytics reporting to reduce the overall cost of care through early intervention.
Raise: $1.500,000 - Pre-seed
Founder: Chrissa McFarlane, CEO. From conducting microbiology research to pharmaceutical operations, working with health insurance providers and hospitals, McFarlane has professional experience in an array of sectors in healthcare industry. Devoted to fostering digital innovation in the medical field, McFarlane currently served as co-chair of the HIMSS18 Blockchain Workgroup, and sits on the HIMSS Interoperability & Health Information Exchange Committee. Named one of the top women, “leaving their mark on the MedTech field in health IT,” by Becker’s Hospital Review, McFarlane has published multiple international healthcare research articles. In 2019, McFarlane authored her first book titled Future Women: Minority Female Entrepreneurship and the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the Era of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency.
SoLo (Social Loans) is community banking redefined where users borrow on their own terms or lend to reap the benefits. SoLo provides the science. SoLo is a marketplace that functions like Airbnb for Loans. Lenders can earn industry-leading returns while helping people who need it most. Borrowers can request funds with no formal application and receive funds within seconds. SoLo is a Techstars alum with a team that consists of industry experts from top financial service companies such as FICO, Aspiration, UBS, and Northwestern Mutual.
$10M - Series A
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Founder: Travis Holoway, Co-Founder and CEO. Travis built his career in the financial services industry as a financial advisor at Northwestern Mutual. It was then that he discovered a major disconnect between the wealthy clients he met with daily in comparison to the 78% of American workers that currently live paycheck to paycheck. Travis has been quoted in various publications and websites, including Forbes, CNBC, American Banker, Black Enterprise, PYMNTS, and the LA Business Journal. Travis received a Bachelor's degree from the University of Cincinnati.