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The latest from Hockeystick

Release 1.20

Release Date: March 4, 2021

NEW - Funder Feedback Feature

What's new for Startups

Didn’t get introduced to a funder you requested to connect with? Funders now have the chance to provide you with feedback on why the match wasn’t a fit. You’ll receive this feedback via email, so keep an eye out.

What's new for Funders

Startups on our platform are always looking for ways to improve and truly value your feedback. We’ve implemented this feedback feature so that when you pass on a request to connect, you’ll be able to directly provide feedback or notes to the startup.

And as always, a few tweaks and minor bug fixes.

Suggestion for improvement? A feature you wish we had?  Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


Release 1.19.1

Release Date: March 1, 2021

A few tweaks and minor bug fixes.

Suggestion for improvement? A feature you wish we had?  Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


Release 1.19

Release Date: February 26, 2021

Behind the scenes updates to make the platform run smoother and some minor bug fixes.

Suggestion for improvement? A feature you wish we had?  Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


Release 1.18

Release Date: February 23, 2021

What's new for Startups

NEW  - Introducing Tags: An easier way to describe your company

It’s here! Tags have been created to replace your Verticals, Pricing Models and Business Models. Now, you’ll have an easier time describing your startup to potential funders.

NEW - Recommendation Notification

Worried you’ll miss recommendations on our platform? We’ve create new email notifications to alert you when your recommendations are about to expire, or if you’ve gotten new recommendations.

Plus, a few bug fixes and minor adjustments to make the platform run smoother.

Suggestion for improvement? A feature you wish we had?  Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


Release 1.17

Release Date: February 17, 2021

What's new for Startups

NEW - Adding LinkedIn Profile to your Personal Profile

Startups, you can now include your personal LinkedIn URL as part of your profile! Funders will be able to see this link and get to know you. 

Plus, a few bug fixes and minor adjustments to make the platform run smoother.

Suggestion for improvement? A feature you wish we had?  Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


Release 1.16

Release Date: February 10, 2021

What’s new for Startups

We’ve made it easier to get started on the platform by making the company description field optional in onboarding, and moving it to last step. You can get the easy questions out of the way first and take your time with writing your description during or after onboarding.

Your company description will be a mandatory field if you want to connect with venture capitals or angel investors, so make sure you keep it up to date in your profile!

Plus, a few bug fixes and minor adjustments to make the platform run smoother.

Suggestion for improvement? A feature you wish we had?  Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


Release 1.15.1

Release Date: February 8, 2021

A few tweaks and minor bug fixes.

Suggestion for improvement? A feature you wish we had?  Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


Release 1.15

Release Date: February 3, 2021

What’s new for Startups

We’ve redesigned our email reminders to bring startups onto our platform. Our funders are excited to meet great companies like you, so come on board!

Plus, some minor changes to help the platform run smoothly and bug fixes.

Suggestion for improvement? A feature you wish we had?  Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


Release 1.14

Release Date: January 26, 2021

What's new for Startups 

Funds Raised to Date is now a mandatory field in the Company Profile Page. If you already have this information in your profile, nothing to worry about!

Plus, some minor changes to help the platform run smoothly and bug fixes.

Suggestion for improvement? A feature you wish we had?  Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


Release 1.13

Release Date: January 19, 2021

Behind the scenes updates to make the platform run smoother. Plus, more tweaks and minor bug fixes.

Suggestion for improvement? A feature you wish we had?  Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


Release 1.12

Release Date: January 13, 2021

What's new for Startups

We've added one-click passing for you on mobile, making it easier for you to interact with funder recommendations. As well, we've added new fields in onboarding to help us learn more about you and find your matches. 

Plus, more tweaks and minor bug fixes

Suggestion for improvement? A feature you wish we had?  Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


Release 1.11.2

Release Date: January 7, 2021

A few tweaks and minor bug fixes.

Suggestion for improvement? A feature you wish we had?  Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


Release 1.11.1

Release Date: January 5, 2021

Behind the scenes updates to make the platform run smoother and some minor bug fixes.

Suggestion for improvement? A feature you wish we had?  Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


 

The team at Hockeystick wishes everyone a safe and happy holidays!

Release 1.11

Release Date: December 22, 2020

What's new for Startups

Not actively fundraising but still want to keep tabs on potential interesting funder connections?  Now you can tell us your preference in your profile. We've also included many user interface improvements to help you streamline how you engage with your matches. 

For funders and partners

Hockeystick welcomes new funders and partners who are looking to fund and provide valuable services to startups. Start by getting in touch here.

Suggestion for improvement? A feature you wish we had?  Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


Release 1.10

Release Date: December 17, 2020

What's new for Startups

Startups, we want you to get the most out of your Hockeystick experience. We've added one-click passing for you to easily interact with your funder recommendations.

Plus other minor bug fixes and optimizations.

Tell us how we're doing. Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


Release 1.9

Release Date: December 16, 2020

What's new for Startups

Find your preferred funder with ease by passing on specific funder types that you are currently not interested in.

Plus other minor bug fixes and optimizations.

Tell us how we're doing. Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


Release 1.8

Release Date: December 14, 2020

What's new for Startups

Did you miss out on your chance to connect with a funder in your set of matches? Don't worry, they'll resurface into your deck again if you're still a match!

Plus other minor bug fixes and optimizations.

Tell us how we're doing. Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


Release 1.7

Release Date: December 10, 2020

What's new for Startups

Startups, we want you to have clearer insight into the matches you're getting. Starting today you'll see whether a funder has connected with startups like yours, and any other reasons why the Hockeystick AI thinks you're a good match.

Plus other minor bug fixes and optimizations.

Tell us how we're doing. Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


Release 1.6

Release Date: December 8, 2020

What's new for Startups & Funders

Startups, we want you to be able to put your best foot forward when connecting with funders. Sign-up with one of our affiliation links to show funders the Accelerator and Incubator programs you've graduated from.

Funders, looking for a way for your portfolio companies stand out? Sign-up today and provision your portfolio companies with your exclusive affiliate link so they can stand out in the crowd.

Plus other minor bug fixes and optimizations.

Tell us how we're doing. Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


Release 1.5

Release Date: December 4, 2020

What's new for Startups & Funders

Previously tried the system and wasn't the matches you were expecting?  Give it another chance. Ongoing optimizations to Hockeystick AI to improve the recommendations that you get, based on your feedback. Make sure to say 'Pass' or 'Connect' on all your recommendations so that it continues to get better matches for you.

Plus other minor bug fixes and optimizations.

Tell us how we're doing. Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


Release 1.4.1

Release Date: December 1, 2020

What's new for Startups

Need a little more time to complete your onboarding? No problem. We will now save the information that you've partially completed and you can resume at a later time.

Plus other minor bug fixes and optimizations.

Tell us how we're doing. Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


Release 1.4

Release Date: November 26, 2020

What's new for Startups

We continue to work hard at improving Hockeystick AI to make better and more personalized matches for your company stage and needs. Keep coming back to check out your new matches. Make sure to tell our Hockeystick AI if you want to Pass or Connect to train it give you better matches next time!

We want to hear from you. Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co

What's new for Funders

Don't miss out on those connections. We'll send you reminders for those that you may have missed. 


Release 1.3.3

Release Date: November 23, 2020

Minor bug fixes and optimizations.


Release 1.3.2

Release Date: November 19, 2020

What's new for Startups

  • Optimizations to the onboarding experience, especially on mobile devices to help you get to your funder matches quickly.

Have feedback about what works or what doesn't for you? We want to hear from you. Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


Release 1.3.1

Release Date: November 18, 2020

What's new for Startups

  • Optimizations to the Hockeystick AI to make sure you see more of other types of cards. Thanks for bearing with us while we tweak our algorithms!

Plus other minor optimizations.

Have feedback about what works or what doesn't for you? We want to hear from you. Email us at feedback@hockeystick.co


Release 1.3

Release Date: November 16, 2020

What's new for Startups

  • Optimizations to your onboarding experience
  • Helpful instructions on how to interact with your cards and maximum your recommendations

What's new for Funders

  • Email subject lines includes the startup name now - no more emails getting lost in threads.

Plus other minor bug fixes.

Have feedback about what works or what doesn't for you? We want to hear from you. Email us at support@hockeystick.co


Release 1.2

Release Date: November 5, 2020

What's new for Startups

  • Securely provide your Financial Statement files to Lenders via direct upload for evaluation
  • Direct upload of Pitch Deck files to VCs and Angels to maximize your chance to a 'Yes'
  • Automatic reminders when new funders are available for you

What's new for Funders

  • No more broken or locked links! You will now receive direct links to Pitch Deck Files and Financial Statements provided to you by companies.

Plus other minor bug fixes.

Have feedback about what works or what doesn't for you? We want to hear from you. Email us at support@hockeystick.co


Release 1.1.1

Release Date: October 29, 2020

Startups, we heard your feedback! This release introduces improvements to Hockeystick AI to show you more matches, and improves the relevancy of the matches. Make sure to click through all your cards to teach the Hockeystick AI your preferences. Come back often to check for new recommendations. 


Release 1.1

Release Date: October 20, 2020

This release includes improvements to the display of funder cards, emails, and other minor bug fixes.

Hockeystick is free for startups and it takes less than 5 minutes to complete a company profile that describes the business, finances and other information. The system will start generating matches immediately and companies will automatically receive new recommendations on a regular basis. Startups sign-up here.

Interested in becoming a Funder on our platform?  Contact us.


Release 1.0

Release Date: October 5, 2020

Hockeystick has released a new platform connecting startups with capital and partners to build their business. The platform leverages Hockeystick’s proprietary database of funders and uses AI to intelligently match companies with VCs, lenders, accelerators, grants and other services. The service is free for startups and recommendations will constantly improve with usage.

Hockeystick is free for startups and it takes less than 5 minutes to complete a company profile that describes the business, finances and other information. The system will start generating matches immediately and companies will automatically receive new recommendations on a regular basis. Startups sign-up here.

Interested in becoming a Funder on our platform?  Contact us.