Higher Ground Labs

Updates

Reflecting on our first two intensives

Higher Ground Labs recently convened our portfolio companies for our second “intensive” designed to accelerate their pace to political market in order to help progressives win campaigns.  We ran hard and wanted to take a minute to share our progress and celebrate some achievements with you.  

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Jos Lai
Announcing Higher Ground Labs' $1.5M initial investment in our inaugural cohort

~ Companies Have Cutting Edge Technology to Help Close ‘Progressive Tech Gap’~

Higher Ground Labs, the leading innovative incubator and accelerator for progressive political and campaign technology, has deployed nearly $1.5 million to 10 groundbreaking companies that will begin supercharging progressive campaign technology. Each company is an early-stage political technology business that is developing innovative, cutting edge tools to advance progressive causes and help Democrats win elections. 

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Jos Lai
RECODE: This group of Obama alums has raised $2.5 million to improve Democrats’ tech tools

A startup incubator launched by some of former President Barack Obama’s top tech aides is ramping up its efforts to raise money and invest in new, cutting-edge digital tools to help Democrats win more races in 2018 and beyond. The group, called Higher Ground Labs, has tapped Ron Klain, the executive vice president and general counsel of Revolution, to serve as chair of the nascent organization’s advisory board. 

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Jos Lai