Companies

2017 Companies

Albuquerque

Fashion
Albuquerque, NM
Fashion
Albuquerque, NM

All Chola

We are a clothing and lifestyle brand which is unapologetically authentically true to ourselves and our culture. Our brand is about uplifting the culture, community and our identity.

Experiential Design
Denver, CO
Experiential Design
Denver, CO

Alt Ethos

Combining a keen sense of design, social awareness, and novel use of technology, Alt Ethos shapes the landscape of experience design into one that activates local communities, addresses social and environmental issues, and brings people together.

Visual Arts Management
Albuquerque, NM
Visual Arts Management
Albuquerque, NM

artAttendant

 

artAttendant is a versatile online platform offering an online marketplace and free art archive management. Our platform is designed to support anyone who makes, collects, or sells art. Take advantage of our archive services and increased online visibility. Be a part of our community - collect & connect.

Digital Media
Albuquerque, NM
Digital Media
Albuquerque, NM

Calindo Creative

We help artists and businesses grow through innovative digital marketing, ecommerce solutions, branding, printing, and fulfillment.

Digital Media
Brooklyn, NY
Digital Media
Brooklyn, NY

Grapple News

Grapple automates online news research, cutting fact checking time from minutes and hours to seconds. Grapple is building a dynamic database of facts about breaking news events.

Music
Durango, CO
Music
Durango, CO

Sit-ins Music

Musicians progress faster with less struggle by sitting in and playing along with expert players.

Education Tech
Charleston, SC
Education Tech
Charleston, SC

SkilRoute

An end-to-end technology platform for teaching & training tactile skills online for individuals, academies, and businesses.

Fashion
Minturn, CO
Fashion
Minturn, CO

Vela Apparel

Artist designed prints and graphics on apparel, accessories, mugs, notebooks, and other gifts.

Digital Media
New York, NY
Digital Media
New York, NY

Wishpoints

WishPoints is changing the way we travel by making it easier, cheaper, and predictive. WisPoints social travel platform enables companies to bid for future travelers and offer reward travel for trustworthy influencers.

Winston-Salem

Creative Experiences
Cambridge, MA
Creative Experiences
Cambridge, MA

Dance Adventures

Dance Adventures is an adventure travel company specializing in epic dance tours around the world. Dive into local cultures and reconnect to your sense of community, self-expression, wonder, and play.

Toys and Games
Winston-Salem, NC
Toys and Games
Winston-Salem, NC

Denizens Plush

Denizens Plush designs and hand-manufactures weird stuffed toys in Winston Salem, NC.

Art and Design
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Art and Design
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Do Good Artist

DO GOOD ARTIST (DGA) is a social enterprise that strengthens creative industry ecosystems; developing innovative partnerships and initiatives between the arts and other industries with the goal of creating social impact and promoting economic development.

Video
Wilmington, NC
Design
Winston-Salem, NC
Design
Winston-Salem, NC

Jenni earle

Jenni earle is a design house specializing in hand-dyed bandanas. With products inspired by tradition, southern culture and courage, we facilitate the expression of individuality and personal style.

Toys and Games
Wilmington, NC
Toys and Games
Wilmington, NC

Kidobit

Kidobit is an educational game company that creates innovative products designed with learning in mind.

Creative Experiences
Winston-Salem, NC
Creative Experiences
Winston-Salem, NC

MEDwig Inc

I build free, high quality, custom, medical wigs to people experiencing hair loss due to a medical treatment. This business idea was born from a Medical Wig Class I teach at UNCSA, partnering with a local hospital. Being entirely donation based this project has been a blessing for all.

Health & Beauty
Winston-Salem, NC
Health & Beauty
Winston-Salem, NC

Oh My Goodness Herbal Bar

A boutique offering customized natural and holistic products and services to enhance the health and overall wellbeing of its clients.

Health & Beauty
Los Angeles, Ca
Health & Beauty
Los Angeles, Ca

Sincerely Cosmetics

A vegan non-toxic cosmetic company that gives a portion of sales to arts education for inner-city youth.

Digital Media
Winston-Salem, NC
Digital Media
Winston-Salem, NC

The Dream School

The Dream School is an afterschool and summer camp provider that utilizes podcasting, digital video and coding to enhance student's basic learning skills, such as reading, writing, research and team building.

2016 Companies

Winston-Salem

Designer/Luxury Goods
Asheville, NC
Designer/Luxury Goods
Asheville, NC

Devoted Human

Devoted Human provides handcrafted artist and artisan-made goods for cats, dogs, and the people who love them. We support the creative community while giving back to animal rescue organizations. 
 

Designer/Luxury Goods
Winston-Salem, NC
Designer/Luxury Goods
Winston-Salem, NC

Alan Henderson

A modern stationer, pressman, and designer. I make anyone look good on paper and build excitement for events, brand businesses, and market products by using typography to say things beautifully.

Fashion
Kernersville, NC
Fashion
Kernersville, NC

BOHDE

BOHDE develops products and clothing to make a difference in people’s lives who live with various medical conditions. 

Interactive Digital Media
Chicago, IL
Interactive Digital Media
Chicago, IL

Embodied Labs

Embodied Labs creates custom immersive, interactive health education curriculum to help healthcare providers better care for and understand the perspective of vulnerable patient populations.

Designer/Luxury Goods
Hermitage, TN
Designer/Luxury Goods
Hermitage, TN

M.I.D. Goods

Silkscreened prints & goods inspired by where we come from & where we're going. Made in Nashville, TN by husband & wife team.

Music
Winston-Salem, NC
Music
Winston-Salem, NC

Muddy Creek Enterprise

The Muddy Creek Cafe and Music Hall is a cafe and music venue with an emphasis on hearty food, great conversation, and live music. We host local musicians, traveling artists, and grammy award winners on stages in both the cafe and music hall. The Music Hall is a pristine listening room with an emphasis on singer songwriters and original music. The cafe hosts a lively Open Mic Night once a week in addition to weekend music shows. Delicious sandwiches, desserts, local beer and wine are available in both of these family friendly venues.

Interactive
Atlanta, GA
Interactive
Atlanta, GA

Partnr

Partnr is a platform to collaborate with creators & makers through the people you know for short term projects.

Fashion
Raleigh, NC
Fashion
Raleigh, NC

Redress Raleigh

Redress Raleigh supports independent eco-conscious designers through an educational and mentorship program, fashion show, and events aimed at growing the market for responsibly-produced fashion.

Designer/Luxury Goods
Mexico City, Mexico
Designer/Luxury Goods
Mexico City, Mexico

Taller Nu

A design studio interested in the exploration of industrial and traditional craftsmanship processes transforming them into scalable and replicable strategies for regenerating our social tissue.

Publishing
Winston-Salem, NC, Education Tech
Winston-Salem, NC
Publishing
Winston-Salem, NC, Education Tech
Winston-Salem, NC

The Feeling Friends

The Feeling Friends produces content to guide parents, caregivers, educators, and clinicians to teach children how to identify, express and manage their feelings.

Albuquerque

Fashion
Lima, Peru
Fashion
Lima, Peru

Ankura

Ankura is a sustainable fashion brand, working close to rural communities and small workshops, for a modern and cosmopolitan woman, using premium natural fibers in our garments.

Cuisine
Rochester, NY
Cuisine
Rochester, NY

Eat Me

Eat Me creates superior dairy and non-dairy ice cream that aims to dare, inspire, and delight the senses with each lick; inspired by Upstate’s growing season and global culinary traditions.

Design/Graphic Arts
Santa Fe, NM
Design/Graphic Arts
Santa Fe, NM

Future Fantasy Delight

Cool, unique, and fun apparel and personal accessories with mass market appeal showcasing the playful artwork of Nico Salazar.

Design
Singapore
Design
Singapore

Goood Pet Collars

Goood produces pet accessories and embellishments while encouraging responsible pet ownership that is fun, fulfilling and filled with fur!

Music Tech
Bridgewater, NJ
Music Tech
Bridgewater, NJ

F.M.E. Music

F.M.E. Music is a music technology company that is developing an electronic music controller for live performers and for studio producers. F.M.E. Music also provides professional DJ and music production services for private clients and organizations.

Publishing
Santa Fe, NM
Publishing
Santa Fe, NM

Engage Publications

We combine math, art, and storytelling with relevant, real-world examples to harness the natural curiosity of the mind, engage learners of all ages, and empower communities.

Museum Tech
Morelia, Mexico
Museum Tech
Morelia, Mexico

El Gabinete

Using technology, we create new ways to give people access to content and museum collections; we design and develop attractive narratives that may transmit information in innovative ways, in order to feed curiosity for knowledge.

Media and Art
Albuquerque, NM
Media and Art
Albuquerque, NM

Native Realities

We create the most original and authentic representations of Native and Indigenous peoples through comics, graphic novels, and games that educate and entertain children, youth and adults.

Video
Santa Fe, NM, Digital Media
Santa Fe, NM
Video
Santa Fe, NM, Digital Media
Santa Fe, NM

Narrative Media

We're a visual marketing and production studio that tells our clients' stories in a beautiful and engaging manner with professional photography, video, and websites.

Cuisine
Lancaster, PA
Cuisine
Lancaster, PA

Upohar

Upohar, meaning "gift" in Bengali, is a social impact restaurant and catering company in Lancaster, Pa., where customers can affordably dine on global cuisines, celebrate the cultural heritage of our staff, and contribute to the lives of women who might otherwise fall through the cracks of our system.

2015 Companies

Digital Media
Santa Fe, NM
Digital Media
Santa Fe, NM

12FPS

12FPS is a creative agency that illuminates the human experience in a digital world. Essential to our process is the saturation of diverse creative voices and collaborations with the company we keep. We thrive on the unknown, meeting challenges with fresh ideas that drive results.

Experiential Art
Albuquerque, NM
Experiential Art
Albuquerque, NM

The Art of Revolution

We work with NGOs to develop creative campaigns as a way of more deeply engaging their existing members and attracting new audiences as active participants in support of their cause.

Fashion
Turtle Mountain, ND, Designer/Luxury Goods
Turtle Mountain, ND
Fashion
Turtle Mountain, ND, Designer/Luxury Goods
Turtle Mountain, ND

Beyond Buckskin

Beyond Buckskin promotes and sells clothing, jewelry and accessories made by Native American artists and fashion designers.

Designer/Luxury Goods
Richmond Heights, OH
Designer/Luxury Goods
Richmond Heights, OH

FAR Botanicals

FAR Botanicals (Fatty Acid-Rich Botanicals) is an Eco Luxury line of artisan-crafted moisturizing products designed to meet the needs of dry, damaged and / or textured hair. All products are designed following Green Chemistry principles, and are formulated to promote the natural health and beauty of hair.

Virtual Reality
El Paso, EX
Virtual Reality
El Paso, EX

Inmerssion

We create immersive virtual experiences for entertainment. Our new way of interacting with virtual agents makes it possible to replicate fictional characters, historical figures, or even celebrities. Users can engage in oral conversations with these automated characters on a more realistic level than systems like SIRI have been able to achieve. With our virtual environments we can create affordable, public, virtual reality experiences in small spaces.

3D Printing
Albuquerque, NM
3D Printing
Albuquerque, NM

Mezel Mods

Begin your pinball machine accessorizing adventure with Mezel Mods! We are the location of high quality, unique accessories for pinball machines. Whether you are a hard core pinhead or a weekend warrior, you'll find our accessories easy to install and reasonably priced.
Our products are handcrafted by small manufacturers (including us!) using the best quality materials and manufacturing techniques.
And best of all, we make shopping with us fun!

Digital Publishing
San Francisco, CA
Digital Publishing
San Francisco, CA

The Right Margin

A cloud based drafting application that overcomes momentum blockers that make writing difficult. We rid the need for multiple tools by providing a workspace to organize and edit your draft, notes and outlines. We encourage you to set and meet goals to form good writing habits. Our goal: Disrupt status quo word processing tools by becoming the world’s first story processor.

3D Printing
Mexico, Experiential Art
Mexico
3D Printing
Mexico, Experiential Art
Mexico

Ver con las Manos

Ver con las Manos, an arts & techs project that promotes the creation of inclusive spaces through the implementation of 3D infrastructure for the visually impaired.
The project brings awareness to its users and contributes in the creation of a conscious society.
 

Designer/Luxury Goods
Portugal
Designer/Luxury Goods
Portugal

Walls of Benin

Loungewear * Sleepwear * Everywhere

Walls of Benin is an Africa inspired luxury lifestyle brand.

Starting life as a mono brand we do one thing really well, bold and beautiful luxury loungewear.

Behind the brand is a social mission - we aim to build a forward vertically integrated factory on the African continent as a means of wealth and job creation.

2014 Companies

Fashion
London, UK, Designer/Luxury Goods
London, UK
Fashion
London, UK, Designer/Luxury Goods
London, UK

Vagabond Couture

Vagabond Couture is a bespoke millinery and costumery brand offering exquistie made-to-measure or ready-to-wear headpieces and apparel. 

Education Tech
Albuquerque, NM
Education Tech
Albuquerque, NM

Brightbot

Bright Bot is focused on building simple-to-use content creation apps for kids. We're building apps for everything from book to movie creation for kids in the K-5 classroom age groups.

Education Tech
Albuquerque, NM
Education Tech
Albuquerque, NM

Synapse Apps

We make apps for speech therapists and for children who have needs in the area of speech and language. 

Digital Media
Mexico
Digital Media
Mexico

Charco Creative Industries

At Charco CI we love to find innovative communication solutions for products, companies, initiatives, and people that resonate with our passion to promote positive effects in society.

Art and Design
Albuquerque, NM
Art and Design
Albuquerque, NM

Rezonate Art

REZONATE ART sells and promotes contemporary indigenous art, fashion and jewelry, via our online store and through public art markets, art shows, galleries and other related venues.

Music
Music

Island Stage

Island Stage Magazine highlights World Music, with intense focus on reggae, rising stars, art, travel and inspiration. 

Designer/Luxury Goods
Albuquerque, NM
Designer/Luxury Goods
Albuquerque, NM

Etkie

Etkie is a social enterprise that provides financial stability for talented Native American artisans through the design of luxury accessories.

Publishing
Albuquerque, NM
Publishing
Albuquerque, NM

New Mexico Compass

New Mexico Compass is a nonprofit startup dedicated to transparent, open- access journalism.

Video
Albuquerque, NM
Video
Albuquerque, NM

First Eye Films

We are a full service production company creating nonfiction content for Cinema, TV, Web, events, companies and individual clients. Our films range from 30 seconds to feature length.

Education Tech
Education Tech

Insprite

On-demand, in-person Etsy education from your local maker arts community.

Experiential Art
Santa Fe, NM
Experiential Art
Santa Fe, NM

Meow Wolf

Meow Wolf, an arts and entertainment production company, creates immersive, multi-media art experiences that transport audiences of all ages into fantastical realms of discoverable narrative. These experiences are typically supported by admissions and can be compared to a children’s museum or a science museum as easily as they can be compared to playgrounds and art shows. Meow Wolf has created 18 of these immersive environments, the most notable: The Due Return, in 2011, at The Santa Fe Center for Contemporary Arts.

Video
Video

CINESTART

An independent motion picture studio specializing in first feature films by Latino directors.