From Supply Chain to the Blockchain: Heal the Body, Mind, & Earth

After 20 years, it’s clear that it’s time to “Elevate the Way Business does Business”. “We’ve created a lot of incremental change over the years – saving large buyers millions in IT costs and helping them reinvest it innovation; replacing salesmanship with data-driven decisions, and drastically reducing the cost, time, and risk of IT across the board while providing visibility into CSR / ESG across the supply chain.

However,  the state of the world demands a more transformational approach. So we are launching several new initiatives, focused on social impact in society,  under the brand Syzygy Impact, while also investing and advising transformational and impact-focused companies with the potential to change the world:

  • Syzygy Impact – a one-stop-shop to align sourcing around impact. Every buying decision is a vote to advance your ideals or compromise them. Syzygy makes that choice easy by:

    • Discovering the impact personality of your organization – is it focused on the environment, people, or governance? Internal or external constituencies? Getting back to nature or faith in technical progress
    • Aligning  the incentives in the organization with that impact personality to ensure that doing good is everyone’s job
    • Matchmaking with the right partners who believe in the same things you do and will do the right thing without being forced

  • Syzygy Advance – bringing strategic planning skills and the trust that only time can buy, to the most innovative & impact-focused startups, through:

    • Audit of the core claims to ensure transparency & honesty
    • Executive coaching from business basics to advanced team alignment
    • Technical & product strategy – from UI, to the platform, to feature roadmap
    • Marketing tune-up – from the elevator pitch to the investor deck
    • Social impact strategy – defining how you’ll make the world better
    • Team & board building – finding transformational leaders to join you
    • Enterprise partnerships – using our trusted connections to get you to the right meeting with the right pitch & strategy

 

Example Syzygy Advance Clients and Tony’s Personal Investments:

  • Impact Venture & Finance – socially-driven funds, banks, and financial technology companies

    • Stone Digital (Partner & Board Member) – an innovative digital merchant bank that is redefining what investing becomes through improving liquidity and democratizing access to financial markets
    • Good Money (Advisor) – the world’s first digital banking platform where every customer is an owner and 50% of profits are allocated to social and environmental impact. 
    • Unitus Ventures (LP) – India’s top social impact fund that has already impacted 1.2 million people run by Will Poole & Dave Richards
    • Supernode Ventures (LP) – Seed fund run and funded by world-class investors and team led by Laurel Toby
    • Tacit Capital LLC (Investor) – private equity firm helping companies rebuild aftermarket disruptions
    • Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health (Investor) – early-stage healthcare venture capital firm focused on the healthcare industry
    • UltraNative (Partner) – an investment fund that accelerates human wellbeing through plant-based medicines and technologies

  • Impact Technology & Innovation – technical breakthroughs with strong social impact stories in both enterprise & consumer markets

    • NOIA Network (Advisor and Investor) – the Waze of navigating through Internet congestion by crowdsourcing real-time routing data is creating breakthroughs in IoT, MPLS, and SD-WAN markets while helping expand access to connectivity
    • PRIVATE( Partner) – Special motion capture VR platform to transform gaming into fitness for kids worldwide
    • EOS, Hashgraph, and other proof-of-stake platforms (Connector) – replacing wasteful crypto mining with trusted nodes backed by recognizable brands
    • Block.one (Investor) – Building a more secure and transparent world by publishing open-source software that is free for everyone to use. 
    • PENDING (Advisor) – a new approach to affiliate marketing that is focused on creating financial independence for the masses through solidifying trust with a physical sustainable eco-conscious communal living manifestation in Kauai
    • Zero Waste IT – see below

  • Data Transparency & Fraud Prevention

    • Yoti ( Partner) – the secure digital ID technology helping more than a million people around the world verify their identity with full control of their privacy
    • Solo Sciences (Board Member/Investor) – counterfeiting protection of agricultural products & medicine. Sold to Akerna (Nasdaq: KERN)
    • GoodHuman (Investor & Advisor) – marketplace and curated, verified content on the provenance and purity of consumer products, with an initial focus on health & beauty

  • Impact Wellness & Health

    • Ratner/HairCuttery (Investor) – large beauty & wellness chain looking to reinvent itself during the pandemic hiatus
    • Ronin (Advisor) – an innovative program for natural approaches to mental health & psychology treatment
    • PRIVATE (Advisor) – innovations in addiction and PTSD treatment through a holistic framework with potentially radical results.
    • PENDING (Board Member) – high-end custom-designed  treatments to promote ongoing wellness
    • 7Hands (Advisor) – tailored solutions for natural wellness industries, focused on human power distribution
    • Resilience Partners – see below

  • Resilience Partners – a Syzygy ADVANCE  joint venture focused specifically on amplifying verified solutions that help the world fight against Covid-19 and pushing out the charlatans and opportunists in these areas:

    • Identification – testing, scanning, contact tracing, etc.
    • Prevention via physical measures – personal protective equipment, sanitizer, reconfiguration of common spaces, etc.
    • Prevention via compliance training & managed services – implementing best practices among essential workers and bringing in externally trained personnel to augment their capacity
    • Impact reduction – immune system boosts & treatment protocols

  • Zero Waste IT “ZWIT” – a project to identify and consolidate unused data center & server capacity within enterprises & service providers.

 

Within these projects, I work with my team as a mix of advisor, connector, investor, auditor, and lodestar to ensure the venture is always pointed towards a positive social impact.  So if your needs are to be amplified, new connections and board members, objective validation, or just shout out to the world, we are on your side. Connect with us here or contact my admin@ramprate.com

Tony Greenberg
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Tony Greenberg

Tony Greenberg

I speed through life building relationships, businesses and finding extraordinary people and contemplating the curious decisions they make. The premise of this space is to expose the bridges and chasms of trust, truth and bias that I encounter daily.

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