Innovation Growth Portfolio
At the D’Souza Group; we invest in people and help them fulfill their personal objectives and visions of success. All business is personal.
These are a list of innovative growth-oriented companies that we are helping to increase revenue. We only accept companies that demonstrate strong Leadership with grit and integrity, a demonstrated Market Acceptance and Value, a well-defined Exit Strategy and professionalism in Business Practice. We have provided a short overview of each so that you can make initial assessments of interest. We do not make any recommendations but offer you our assessments on important criteria needed to make a sound investment decision.
Finally; we only present companies that we have an ongoing relationship with. This gives us the ability to speak about their strengths, weaknesses and potential for growth.
If you would like to learn more about any of these companies, please contact Paul D’Souza at firstname.lastname@example.org
B2B2B Platform for manufacturing companies – Montreal, Canada
This start-up aims to help small and medium-sized manufacturing companies find and collaborate with the right experts to solve their operational problems. They got into revenue in their first 45 days before their platform was even completed. This is because they solve a crucial problem of matching industry experts with manufacturing companies when they have critical problems that need to be solved. They also have a Knowledge Management monthly subscription offer for individuals and companies. Graduates of the Founder Institute incubator.
Good Page to visit – http://insights.bridgr.co/
Investment Opportunity: They are seeking $250K which they will use for growth (marketing and sales) as well as product enhancements. $25K min Investments.
Website – https://bridgr.co/
Provider of custom Thermoformed Packaging combining technology with manufacturing to reduce the time and cost in the thermoforming process. tForm employs revolutionary software technology, advanced CAD and 3D modeling capability, proprietary mold designs and lean manufacturing techniques to deliver optimized packaging solutions while significantly reducing lead times. Our goal is to give a hassle free fast solution for custom thermoformed packaging starting with a guaranteed less than 24hr quoting process.Yes, they can do it Faster, Cheaper and Better. Graduates of the Founder Institute incubator.
Investment Opportunity: They are seeking $900,000 in a Seed Round at this time. Funds to be used for Real estate expansion, equipment, marketing and added personnel.
Website – https://www.tformpackaging.com/
An onboard device to monitor cars and trucks – Guadalajara, Mexico
Indacar provides Car Intelligence Services… We connect your car to the cloud with a simple device. We notify you about the possible mechanical problems, security issues, fuel consumption and location. We connect users and their car information with dealers, workshops, insurance company and leasing services providers. Improve the Car maintenance services with the proper collaboration between Car owners and providers… No Worries Just Drive! Graduates of the Plug and Play, Mexico incubator.
Investment Opportunity: They are in revenue now and seeking $500,000 or more to help them accelerate sales in North and South America; as customer-driven new product enhancements are going to give them a significant competitive edge. They are designing all activity to produce a quick exit.
Website – https://indacar.io/
Software and IT/Business Consulting Services – Atlanta, Georgia
Applied Decision Technologies, Inc. is a 10-year-old company that provides process improvement business intelligence analytics and operations planning solutions for the Manufacturing space. Their software products and business-consulting services improve customer profitability. They utilize mathematical optimization, IoT, Business Intelligence and other techniques to optimize their customer’s business operations; helping them achieve continuous improvement.
Investment Opportunity: ADecTec is seeking $2,000,000 to increase product development and marketing to take advantage of their focused market opportunities with Tier 2 and 3 manufacturers in North and South America.
Website – http://www.adectec.com/
Faculty Credential Management System – Berkley, California
ProfHire addresses the recruitment and credential management needs of higher-ed institutions. They offer recruitment services and have developed a Faculty Credential Management System called Attache that stores and makes available critical data and documents related to professors. This is valuable because on average 25% of the professors of a school get replaced every year. They offer tremendous savings of time, effort and money as well as helping their clients stay compliant with Accreditation requirements. Graduates of the Founder Institute incubator.
Investment Opportunity: They are not yet seeking financing at this time. But will soon. Funds will be used for platform development, marketing and adding new personnel.
Website – https://www.profhire.com/attache
HR Compliance Solution for small businesses, Atlanta, GA
ComplyTrain helps reduce the high risk of HR compliance fines and lawsuit judgments with a complete HR Compliance System – perfect for startups, small business, and medium-sized companies who need to build a culture of compliance. Our solution provides a proprietary HR Risk Assessment Dashboard, a custom Employee Handbook with attorney approved HR policies, and essential HR compliance training and tools. Graduates of the Founder Institute incubator.
Investment Opportunity: They are not yet seeking financing at this time. They have already started collaborating with their potential acquisition partner who is referring them deals. Worth watching.
Website – http://complytrain.com/
Logistics and Order Fulfillment Services – Fremont, California
SourceSelect is a 3rd Party Logistics solution provider serving the Silicon Valley for more than 20 years. SourceSelect provides end to end Logistics and Order Fulfillment services helping product-companies distribute their eCommerce and Crowdfunded product sales to over 180 Countries from 5 international locations. SourceSelect wants its customers to focus on Marketing while they take over the complicated business of moving boxes across the globe.
Investment Opportunity: SourceSelect is not seeking investment at this time as it is focused on building internal processes to manage its growth.
Website — http://sselect.com/