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Chrysallis, Inc. selected for 2022 Techstars Founder Catalyst Program in Partnership with J.P. Morgan (

Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, and J.P. Morgan, a leading global financial services firm, are pleased to announce the 20 women-led ventures selected for the second women-focused cohort of the Techstars Founder Catalyst Program. Techstars, in partnership with J.P. Morgan’s Innovation Economy business and the firm’s Women on the Move and Office of LGBT+ Affairs initiatives, will support the new Founder Catalyst program and are proud to support this diverse cohort of women entrepreneurs who are all highly motivated to support each other’s success.

Based in the greater Washington D.C. area, this experience will provide women entrepreneurs — including lesbian, bisexual, and transgender women — valuable startup education, mentorship, community, and access to Techstars’ vast network. This second Founder Catalyst Program comes on the heels of a successful first program in Atlanta during the fall of 2021 where 20 women-led ventures made incredible progress taking their companies to the next level.

The Techstars Founder Catalyst program in partnership with J.P. Morgan will run from March through May 2022.

Selected Companies (in alphabetical order):

CarpeDM Dating

The premier dating app & matchmaking service for professional Black women.

Chrysallis, Inc.

SaaS AI Personalized Learning Platform with Real-Time Behavior Analytics.


Uber for home based primary care services in Africa.


CoTripper is a travel lifestyle brand for single moms.

Crowd Round

Equity crowdfunding platform for underrepresented founders.


Automates insight into functional impact of making system security changes.

Divaneering Lab

Divaneering Lab is a beauty-tech startup.


Impact Intelligence: Improve your company impact for profit and the planet.

Fem Equity

Career-building platform specifically designed for women of color.

Heads Up @ Work™

Heads Up @ Work™ is a platform that empowers professionals from traditionally marginalized backgrounds by democratizing DEI through community and AI.


Healp is making health a shared experience by crowdsourcing what works.


HUED matches diverse patients to culturally competent healthcare providers.

Invisible Strengths

Tool to attract, retain and uplift untapped underrepresented talent pools.


Organize. Share. Sell from your digital inventory.


A digital media company that informs Black women on today’s news.


To connect, inform, and empower, not automate and repeat.

Trust Fund Registry™ is a wealth-building education platform for children.


Personal brand management platform for executives and thought-leaders


WholeCare is a communications hub and care management platform for caregivers.


Family building and nurturing support for Black Queer folx.

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Posted by Chris Foltz


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