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Collaborative Partners

Indie, direct-to-consumer, eCommerce, and emerging brands have unique barriers to entry and without the right partners, can become very costly. Our collaborative partners were selected by our CEO to help entrepreneurs and brands find expertise in various parts of their journey. This includes technology companies, service providers, non-profits, and professional development services that consciously support growth.

Technology Platform
Go Culture International

Go Culture International measures and helps organizations advance diversity, equity, and inclusion. It’s time to rethink how we approach diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Antiquated models are no longer sufficient to win the day on such important topics. That’s why you trust the experts and top scholars at Go Culture for decades of rigorous patent-pending research, development, and testing to maximize DEI aptitudes at your workplace. Learn More >

Covalo

With more than 45,000 beauty ingredients and thousands of service providers listed, Covalo is a platform that enables efficient and sustainable sourcing as well as collaboration within the beauty industry. Learn More >

Citruslabs

Citruslabs is a technology company that builds software for the clinical trial industry. Its mission to streamline patient recruitment and retention in order to change the future of medical research for the better. Learn More >

Tribe Dynamics

Tribe Dynamics is a software company that helps beauty, fashion, and lifestyle brands drive and measure high-impact digital earned media at scale. Earned Media Value (EMV) is Tribe Dynamics’ proprietary metric for measuring the online engagement of influencer content. Learn More >

ChemFORWARD

ChemForward enables safe substitution and product optimization with a globally harmonized repository of chemical hazard data for safer alternatives to empower the supply chain to make proactive decisions about the chemistry they use. Learn More >

Product and Brand
Lokesh Jain

Nilokj Inc. was born in 2018 by Lokesh K. Jain & his better half Nidhi Jain for providing consulting services in research and development-innovation of personal care products (skin/body/hair) to commercial and Indie/Niche market brands especially with natural-clean culture philosophy using most currently available upcycled, natural-clean commodities ingredients and clinically tested cosmetics active ingredients. Learn More >

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Media Lab Science

Validating beauty brands with clinical testing, before and after, consumer perception, and video testimonials = Market Success Learn More >

Ameann Beauty

Merging science-based product development with in-house market research experts and testing. (Product Development & Testing) Learn More >

Elavo Mundi Solutions

We provide personal care brands with clear solutions for cleaner, more sustainable and high-performing product development to increase consumer confidence in your brand’s ‘clean beauty’ claims. Learn More >

Meta Beauty Group

Product innovation grounded in science, safety and efficacy is at the heart of what we do to consistently deliver high-value solutions. (Research & Development) Learn More >

Sequam Labs

With over 15 years of Research and Development experience in the cosmetics and personal care industry, we can turn your vision into a finished product. (Research & Development) Learn More >

Salt + Earth Labs

A holistic brand incubator, bespoke lab and marketing service, fusing beauty & wellbeing through the synergy of nature and science. (Research & Development) Learn More >

Sales and Marketing
Opal Avenue

Ethical brands caring for people and planet. Your wholesale marketplace for all things honestly good. Learn More >

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Josh Fogel Photography

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Good Trading Co

Learn how to attract opportunities for your business using modern social selling techniques. Specializing in all areas of the beauty supply chain using LinkedIn, Good Trading Co has proven strategies to increase sales for B2B/B2C. Good Trading Co is passionate about helping businesses grow by offering tailor-made strategies, training, and Linkedin Company Page Management. Learn More >

Inspired Beauty Wholesale

Inspired Beauty Wholesale™ is a wholesale mastery haven for driven beauty entrepreneurs who want to grow a thriving business by working with retailers. They believe in demystifying the realm of wholesale and making insider knowledge accessible to brand founders around the world. Learn More >

Beautyque NYC

Experiential retail marketing platform building a community to bring a unique discovery experience, as well as online events. Learn More >

For Good Profits

Works with natural and sustainable brands how to unlock profitable growth in their business online. Learn More >

Market Place Valet

Marketplace account management, sales, listing and advertising optimization, customer service, and fulfillment services. Learn More >

VV Global Partners

360 Brand Strategy X Story Telling Learn More >

Zeldes Media Advisors

Customized media advisory services to emerging consumer brands, offering executive-level strategy, insights and attention to founders and their leadership. Learn More >

Finance and Operations
Mazur Group

Specializes in Executive Search for the Beauty industry. We place exceptional mid- to senior-level executives, providing unrivaled access to top performing leaders, as well as project consultants. Our expertise spans General Management, Marketing, Sales, Product Development, Digital, and eCommerce. Learn More >

Prestige Capital

A commercial finance company that specializes in factoring for Early Stage and Mid-Sized companies. Simply put, we purchase invoices from a broad range of businesses with annual sales ranging from $1 million to $250 million. Learn More >

Stage 1 Financial

A fully-outsourced finance and accounting solution too young, fast-growing investor-backed brands. We have a fully integrated system that strategizes big-picture goals, as well as handles the organization's day-to-day accounting functions. Learn More >

Non-Proft & Charities
Responsible Mica Initaitive

The Responsible Mica Initiative (RMI) is a global coalition for action – putting policy into practice – comprised of multiple organizations committed to establishing a fair, responsible, and sustainable mica supply chain in the states of Jharkhand and Bihar in India that will eliminate unacceptable working conditions and eradicate child labor by 2022. Learn More >

Batu Kapal Conservation
Batu Kapal Conservation

The Batu Kapal Conservation Sanctuary is in North Sumatra, in a critical wildlife buffer zone on private landholdings in the Leuser Ecosystem, adjacent to the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Gunung Leuser National Park, the last place on earth where orangutans, elephant, rhinoceros, and tigers co-exist in the wild. The aim of our project is to protect and conserve the rare and endangered orangutan and native fauna and flora that live in this wildlife bio link, ensuring the long-term survival of these animals, by protecting the ecosystem needed for their survival. Learn More >

Upcycled Food Association

A nonprofit focused on reducing food waste by growing the upcycled food economy, through policy, marketing, and communications initiatives. Learn More >

Professional & Developmental Resources
Clarity Path

Mindfulness-based coaching to help you find and forge your own path by helping you balance your busy life, achieve greater fulfillment, increase presence and the ability to focus and navigate work and relationship change. Learn More >