The Spool: 🧵 Exciting Product Launch, Port Co News & Jobs!

Happy June! We have a great edition of The Spool in store for you today - it's a 4-minute read.

In June's edition:

  • Exciting updates from Cashmere Fund portfolio companies 💼
  • Looking for a new job? We’ve got you covered 💻
  • Meet Jaron Jones, Co-founder and CTO of Sweater 🧶

So let's dive in!

But First…

“It’s on the roadmap” is not just a phrase. You asked and we delivered. We’ll keep this short and sweet.

Our web app has launched! Our engineering team has been hard at work to bring you a browser version of Sweater’s mobile app. You’ll see more content in the coming months, but if you’ve been waiting to explore Cashmere on desktop check it out here.

Port Co’s in the Wild

News 🗞️

It’s officially summer (woot woot!) and that calls for hot days and extra hydration courtesy of IQBAR’s IQMIX. Rumor has it that Costco is offering it at a criminally good price and are thinking of carrying it year round. That’s where you come in. Go to THIS LINK. Buy a unit of Blood Orange and/or a unit of Passion Fruit (you don’t need to be a Costco member). Wait for the order to arrive, then leave a review on both pages. Will, IQBAR’s Founder and CEO, is also ready to sweeten the deal for our Sweater community. After you leave your review, venmo him @Will-Nitze and he’ll reimburse 30% of the purchase price.

Graza keeps knocking it out of the park – this time introducing 100% recyclable refill cans of their delish Sizzle and Drizzle. Olive oil is notorious for being difficult to maintain quality and large containers welcome oxidation. Graza’s refill solves the need for a dark vessel and is environmentally responsible. Get your cans here.

Nomadica is continuing its streak, this time being named a top canned wine by Eater. Check out the feature here.

Jobs 💼

Sweater, On-Demand 📖

Get your Sweater fix on-demand. To view our entire library of on-demand content, click here.

Founder Spotlight 🔎

Jaron Jones, Sweater’s co-founder and CTO, is the dynamic leader behind our platform. With over two decades of experience in technology and leadership, Jaron has honed his skills in driving innovation, fostering high-performance teams, and crafting cutting-edge products.

Here at Sweater, Jaron orchestrates our technological landscape, overseeing product development and the technical operations of the platform. His unwavering commitment to excellence ensures Sweater is crafting best-in-class products, utilizing industry best practices in product development, software delivery, and code quality. Jaron has an unwavering commitment to servant leadership and team empowerment and thrives on removing roadblocks and instilling processes that make engineers more productive.

Most recently, Jaron and the engineering team he leads released Sweater’s web app! So, if you’ve been waiting to invest in the Cashmere Fund on desktop, get excited and click here.

Before Sweater, Jaron held pivotal roles at tech giants like Amazon, SoFi, and Intuit, where he spearheaded transformative initiatives, including the development of Amazon Device’s martech stack and pivotal product launches at SoFi. At Intuit, Jaron worked in the mid-market group building tools and a product suite to help small businesses utilize technology to grow their business.

Outside of work, Jaron is a passionate advocate for continuous learning, often sharing his insights with emerging engineers and entrepreneurs. He finds joy in various hobbies, including woodworking, gardening, tinkering with electronics, and embracing the challenge of fixing anything that crosses his path. Above all, his greatest contentment lies in the tranquility of fishing a remote mountain stream and cherishing time with his family.

Interested in investing in the Cashmere Fund and its innovative portfolio companies? Click here to make your initial investment in the Cashmere Fund.

One Last Thing...

We’re thrilled to share that through Sweater Inc.’s RegCF hosted via StartEngine, we’ve raised over $353,000 from over 300investors! To check out the offering, click here.

The Spool
Written by
The Sweater Team
Published on
June 13, 2024
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