Cohort II - Spring 2019

Halo Incubator kicks off 2019 with a second cohort of amazing women led companies in NYC. This exceptional group of founders has introduced us to a diverse mix of ideas and business challenges in the the retail and services space.


Efua Mensah-Brown - Thread Life

Thread Life is an online sustainable fashion marketplace where vendors come to you. We understand that shopping sustainably for fashion is challenging. We want to make it so easy you don’t even have to think about it.


Allison Schaper - ZIGII

Zigii is well-being for you, to you—delivering a curation of nutrient-rich, wellness products directly to a traveler's destination. Founder, Alli Schaper, created Zigii as a means to sustain and adapt to the time, budget, and health constraints of modern travelers’ fast-paced lifestyles. The packages are curated with ingestible products from the highest-quality brands in the market that target negative health effects caused by frequent travel.


AndIE Popova - Bubbli

Bubbli is a bubble tea cocktail pop-up bar-- we combine Taiwanese style boba with hand crafted original cocktails to bring you the best beverages in town. What began as a passion project by boba enthusiast Andie Popova, has since grown into a bar that's sold over 1,000 cocktails to date and been featured at exclusive events around Manhattan.


Sonali Nigam - petmindeD

Petminded is a pet wellness company giving pet owners peace of mind in making decisions for their pets. We offer pet owners interactive assessments to evaluate their needs, create tailored plans and provide real-time access to experts for situations spanning travel, lifestyle changes, nutrition and much more. Our first product is a pet travel assistant for planning memorable, safe and hassle-free trips for pets and their owners.

Rachel Serwetz - Woken

Rachel is a Career Coach in NYC who is scaling her process into a web-based career exploration platform, empowering professionals to confidently identify which career path they will actually like: meet WOKEN.