The Republic Rundown — April ‘21

Cheryl Campos
2 min readMay 9, 2021

Companies you can invest in right now + coming up

Here are the companies that launched on Republic, including those Testing the Waters.


AlphaFlow: Real estate investing with an institutionalized approach. Raised over $16M in financing to date from investors like Y Combinator, Point72, Social Capital, and Saluda Grade.

Ayoba: Premium, no-sugar, South African recipe beef snacks. Backed by Siddhi Capital and Irish Angels.

Fund the First: Donation based crowdfunding platform supporting our nation’s heroes

Golfkicks: Transform sneakers into golf shoes. Raised $550k to date.

Lora DiCarlo: (LGBTQ+, Female Founder) Sex tech platform with $7.5M in annual revenue and a global consumer footprint.

Lupli: (Female Founder) Lupini bean based snack company. Backed by Human Ventures, Simple Food Ventures, HBS Angels (Boston)

Real Made Oats: (Female Founder) Organic, no sugar added, non-GMO and plant-based overnight oats. Raised $1.5m in private capital. Helps diners discover new places to eat, enjoy, and socialize. Supported by Kevin Harrington and acclaimed chef Fabio Viviani.



Cheryl Campos

Head of Venture @ Republic, investing in private startups. Learn more at & follow me on twitter @modelvc