JMI Equity Leads $35M Investment In Lytics

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San Diego-based private equity investor JMI Equity is the lead investor in Lytics , a developer of marketing personalization software, in a $35M, Series C investment announced by Lytics on Thursday. Lytics--which is based in Portland, Oregon--said the funding was led by JMI Equity, and also included existing investors Comcast Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, Rembrandt Venture Partners and Voyager Capital.

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ChiroTouch Gets Private Equity Investment

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San Diego-based ChiroTouch , a developer of electronic health records and practice management software for the chiropractic market, has raised a round of private equity funding. chirotouch private equity health records practice management venture capital lifescience softwareThe funding came from Waud Capital Partners. Size of the funding was not announced.

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Clearlake's NetDocuments Gets New Investment

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NetDocuments , the developer of a cloud-based platform for managing the documents of law firms and corporate legal and compliance departments which is backed by Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital , has scored a new, strategic funding. According to NetDocuments, it has received a "significant" new equity investment from another private equity investor, Cove Hill Partners. Size and terms of that investment was not announced by the companies.

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Apposite Gets Private Equity Investment

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Los Angeles-based Apposite Technologies , a developer of enterprise network simulation software and test tools, has raised a round of growth investment from private equity investor Ranch Creek Partners. Ranch Creek typically takes controlling positions in the companies it invests in. apposite private equity venture capital enterprise network simulation testing test tool steve fazio

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Club Pilates Gets Private Equity Investment

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Los Angeles-based Club Pilates , a franchisor of Pilates studios, has received a private equity investment from TPG Growth Partners, the two said on Thursday. club pilates private equity investment growth venture capital anthony geisler tpggrowth franchiseSize of the funding round was not announced. Club Pilates is run by Anthony Geisler, the former owner and CEO of LA Boxing; Geisler acquired Club Pilates in 2015 from founder Allison Beardsley. READ MORE>>.

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JMI Equity Invests In Arena Solutions

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San Diego-based private equity investor JMI Equity has made an investment in Foster City, California-based Arena Solutions , the two said this morning. Size of thee investment was not announced. Arena said the strategic growth equity investment will further its growth. Brian Hersman, General Partner at JMI, as well as Suken Vakil, Principal at JMI, will join Arena's Board of Directors as a result of the investment.

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MediaAlpha Gets Private Equity Injection

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Los Angeles-based programmatic advertising software developer MediaAlpha announced Monday afternoon that it has raised a new, strategic investment, from private equity investor Insignia Capital Group. Exact size of the investment was not announced, however, MediaAlpha said the recapitalization transaction values the company at approximately $350M. mediaalpha venture capital programmatic advertising software merger acquisition private equity insignia

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JMI Equity Invests $35M In Cosential's Construction Proposal Software

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La Jolla-based private equity investor JMI Equity has made a $35M strategic growth investment in Cosential , a developer of customer relationship management (CRM) and proposal automation software for the architecture and engineering market. Cosential announced on Wednesday that it has raised $35M in the strategic growth investment, which came from private equity investor JMI Equity. cosential venture capital construction proposal software equity

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Prime Focus Technologies Gets Private Equity Investment

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Los Angeles-based Prime Focus Technologies , a developer of ERP software for the media industry, says it has received its first round of funding from private equity investor Ambit Pragma. Size of the investment was not announced. prime focus technologies venture capital private equity ambit software hollywood content

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Clubspeed Acquired By Private Equity Investor Nadavon

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Corona, California-based Clubspeed , which develops software used to manage go karting tracks, race tracks, trampoline parks, and family entertainment centers, has been acquired by private equity investor Nadavon Capital Partners , the two said over the weekend. According to the companies, Nadavon Capital Partners originally invested in Clubspeed in April of 2017. clubspeed nadavon equity merger acquisition saas software business management tools entertainment center

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Vision Internet Gets Private Equity Investment

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The funding came from Caltius Equity Partners. Size of the investment was not disclosed. Nachman is the former Chief Business Officer of Velocify, and also served at Marlin Equity Partners, Phoenix Energy Technologies, McKinsey and Company, and Kidder, Peabody & Company. vision internet private equity government venture capital services development executive velocify

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JMI Equity Promotes Two

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San Diego- and Baltimore-based private equity investor JMI Equity announced this morning that it has made two promotions. Chang is in San Diego, and has been at JMI Equity since 2013. equity executive larry controlla paul chang private investmentThe company said it has named Larry Contrella as Principal at the company, and named Paul Chang as Vice President. Contrella is based in Baltimore, and has been at the firm since 2010.

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Marlin Equity's AdvancedMD Acquires NueMD

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AdvancedMD , a portfolio company of Los Angeles-based private equity investor Marlin Equity , said this week that it has completed the acquisition of Marietta, Georgia-based Nuesoft Technologies. Marlin Equity acquired AdvancedMD in September of 2015. marlin equity private investment nuemd advancedmd merger acquisition practice management billing medical lifescience software

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Incipio Snags Private Equity Investment

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Irvine-based mobile accessory maker Incipio has scored an investment from private equity investor Goode Partners, the company announced this morning, via a minority investment. Incipio did not disclose the size of the investment. Incipio said it will use the new funding to further carry out its business, including identifying and executing future acquisitions of companies.

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Careful about equity and options in early stage businesses

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For those negotiating equity allocations it covers some of the most complex issues to address in the process. Equity is divided between the founders and the business begun. Close. This post is longer than usual.

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JMI Equity Backs Jvion's Healthcare AI Software

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San Diego- and Baltimore-based private equity investor JMI Equity is the lead backer of a developer of artificial intelligence software for the healthcare industry this morning. Jvion , a developer of clinical decision support software, said on Thursday that it received a "significant" growth equity investment for the startup, to expand its healthcare AI and prescriptive analytics platform.

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RLH Equity Backs Utegration

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Riordan, Lewis & Haden Equity Partners (RLH Equity), the private equity investor founded by former LA mayor Richard Riordan and former USC Athletic Director Pat Haden, along with J. Christopher Lewis, have made a private equity investment in Utegration , a provider of SAP consulting and implementation services. Size of that investment was not announced. utegration equity richard riordan consulting implementation private

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gen-E Scores Private Equity Investment

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San Clemente-based Gen-E , a developer of IT process automation software, said Monday that it has received a private equity investment from Solis Capital Partners. Financial terms of the investment were not disclosed.

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Platinum Equity Names New Executive

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Platinum Equity announced this morning that it has added Michael Fabiano, to head up a new credit investing division. Fabiano was most recently Managing Director at GSO Capital Partners LP, which is part of Blackstone, and also has served as an investment banker at Morgan Stanley. Fabiano had been at GSO Capital Partners for more than a decade, according to Platinum Equity.

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JMI Equity Promotes Two In San Diego

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San Diego- and Baltimore-based private equity investor JMI Equity announced a number of promotions this morning, including promoting two individuals in San Diego. According to JMI Equity, it has promoted Sureel Sheth to Principal and Chase Thomet to Vice President in San Diego, in addition to naming a number of new partners and principals out of its Baltimore office. JMI Equity makes growth equity investments in software companies.

Bonfire Ventures closes $60 million to invest in SoCal B2B startups

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Motion Solutions Gets Private Equity Investment

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Aliso Viejo--based Motion Solutions , a developer of linear motion and motion control hardware used in the semiconductor fabrication equipment, medical equipment, aerospace, and robotics industry, has received a private equity funding from North Branch Capital. motion solutions semiconductor fabrication medical aerospace robotics private equity

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Kyriba Finds $160M In Majority Private Equity Funding

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San Diego-based treasury and finance software developer Kyriba announced late Wednesday that it has raised $160M in a growth funding round, from private equity investor Bridgepoint. According to Kyriba, the investment round will give Bridgepoint a majority stake in its business, and values the company at $1.2 According to Kyriba, the investment will help it accelerate innovation and growth of its platform.

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Shift Media Acquired By Marlin Equity Partners

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Los Angeles- and Boston-based Shift Media Holdings , a developer of software tools used for collaboration by entertainment enterprises, brands and agencies, has been acquired by Los Angeles-based private equity investment firm Marlin Equity Partners. Financial details of the majority recapitalization and growth investment were not announced. shift collaboration merger acquisition marlin equity recap recapitalization media content software

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LAC Group Gets Private Equity Investment

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Los Angeles-based LAC Group , a provider of outsourced library, information, and knowledge management services, said today that it has received a private equity investment from TZP Growth Partners I. Size of the investment was not announced. equity private outsourcing management library group

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Angeles Equity Partners Finds $360M For First Private Equity Fund

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Los Angeles-based Angeles Equity Partners , a new private equity investor, said this morning that it has raised $360M in its first private equity fund. The fund, Angeles Equity Partners I, L.P., Angeles Equity said it is looking to make investments in closely held or family-owned businesses, in non-core subsidiaries of larger companies, and "build and buy" opportunities with proven executives. erppower investment private partners equity angeles

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JMI Equity Invests In PointClickCare

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San Diego- and Baltimore-based private equity firm JMI Equity has invested in PointClickCare , a developer of electronic health records software for the long-term care industry. PointClickCare said the minority strategic investment will go towards organic and inorganic growth. JMI Equity Founder and Managing General Partner Harry Gruner joins PointClickCare's board as part of the funding.

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DealerSocket Gets Investment From Vista Equity Partners

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San Clemente-based DealerSocket , a developer of software-as-a-service for the automotive industry, said Tuesday that it has entered into a strategic investment partnership with private equity firm Vista Equity Partners. Financial terms of the investment were not disclosed. DealerSocket said that it will use the investment to accelerate growth and invest in products, services, and operational scale at the company.

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Wave Financial Group Finds Funding From Fineqia, Aims At Blockchain Investing

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Los Angeles-based Wave Financial Group , a new, Blockchain investment company led by former Wavemaker Partners co-founder David Siemer, has received a round of funding from London, UK-based Finequia Investments Limited , according to the two companies. Size of the equity investment was not announced. Fineqia said its investments in Wave Financial Group represents less than 5 percent of its market capitalization.

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Equity financing: great for rapid growth startups

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There are three classes of equity investors for early stage businesses that we have not yet considered. First, angel investment groups come in all sizes from a few organized angels to large groups of three hundred or more.

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Backing Culture Genesis, T.I. launches TechCypha, an investment syndicate for tech deals

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With an inaugural investment into the Los Angeles-based entertainment startup Culture Genesis , Clifford Harris Jr., ”, has launched a new syndicated investment vehicle called Tech Cypha. Launched by the music and cultural impresario with more hustle than hustle and his business partner Jason Geder, the new collaborative investment strategy focused on tech startups will allow high net worth individuals to participate in deals.

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Craton Equity Leads Major Investment In Bridgelux

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Los Angeles-based private equity fund Craton Equity Partners said Wednesday that it has led a $60M round of investment in Bridgelux , a developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technology. Craton Equity Partners said other investors in the round included VantagePoint Capital Partners, DCM, El Dorado Ventures, Novus Energy Partners, Invus Group, VTS, Harris & Harris Group and Passport Capital.

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New VC Firm Blueprint Equity Puts $6M into Florida Software Company

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A new venture capital firm, which in November marked its launch by raising a $53 million-plus fund to invest in startups, has made its first investment.

Bonfire Ventures closes $60 million to invest in SoCal B2B startups

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GoGuardian Acquired by Sumeru Equity Partners

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Los Angeles-based GoGuardian , a startup which develops Chromebook management software for schools, disclosed last week that it has raised a majority round of private equity from Sumeru Equity Partners. Size of the investment were not announced. The company said that George Kadifa, Sanjeet Mitra and Sean Kendra--all of Sumeru Equity Partners--have joined the company's board with the majority investment.

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