Hammond startup completes seed funding round

Hammond startup completes seed funding round

HAMMOND, Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) — A Hammond-based startup focused on equity and inclusion training has completed a $1 million seed round of funding. Storybolt has developed a platform to connect companies with documentaries to educate employees on topics such as implicit bias, racial injustice and mental health. The funding round includes the first investment from the CareSource Diversity & Social Impact Investment Fund. The Ohio-based nonprofit health plan, which has a major presence in Indiana, launched the fund in July in partnership with Indianapolis-based Elevate Ventures. Storybolt was launched in 2018 with an original focus on academia before rebranding to focus on diversity, equity and inclusion among corporations. The startup touts Google Cloud, Discover (NYSE: DFS), and United Airlines (Nasdaq: UAL) among its customers, and also received an $80,000 …
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