Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm, today announced an innovative deal to acquire the premier vehicle management and reimbursement platforms of Motus and Runzheimer. The combined organization – with approximately 2,000 customers and more than 220,000 end users – is positioned to better serve the rapidly growing needs of the addressable fleet market and provide customers with significant alternatives to today’s “company car” or limited vehicle reimbursement options.
Connected2Fiber, a provider of vertical B2B software-as-a-service (SaaS) platforms, has secured $8 million in series A funding from a consortium of investors.
Speaking exclusively to Capacity, Ben Edmond, CEO and founder of Connected2Fiber, described the company as: "A vertical SaaS platform built specifically for the connectivity industry to help drive growth by solving serviceability, participation and targeting. We are impacting the connectivity industry by enabling network providers to understand the intersections of location, network and business."
True Fit, the retail industry’s data-driven personalization platform for apparel and footwear today announced a new $55 million Series C investment, led by Georgian Partners with participation from existing investors Jump Capital, Signal Peak Ventures, Intel Capital, and new investor Cross Creek Capital.
Bison, a fintech company focused on developing innovative software solutions for the private markets, has closed a funding round led by FINTOP Capital. Also participating are Bison's existing investors, Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ: HLNE), a global private markets asset management firm, and GrandBanks Capital, a Boston-based VC firm. Along with the investment, Bison also announced Rick Kushel, General Partner of FINTOP, has joined Bison's Board of Directors.
Blacksmith Applications, a leading provider of SaaS-based trade promotion management software for enterprise-class consumer packaged goods manufacturers, today announced the acquisition of GoSimple LLC of Oldsmar, Florida.
Agero, Inc., a market leader in software enabled driver assistance services to automotive manufacturers and insurance providers in North America, today announced its acquisition of San Francisco-based SwoopMe, Inc. (Swoop), a provider of web-based dispatch solutions for roadside assistance providers. Swoop has been heralded in the automotive community for its intuitive, end-to-end dispatch management platform which helps service providers optimize operational efficiencies, and its transparent mobile service updates to consumers which strengthens brand loyalty.
Skyword, the leading content marketing software and services company, announced today that it has raised $25 million in growth equity from Rho Acceleration, a division of Rho Capital Partners. The company will use the proceeds to accelerate growth and product innovation as it helps transform the way today’s top global brands connect with their customers and prospects. The company also established an additional $5 million working capital line with Cambridge Trust.
BondLink, a Boston, Mass.-based provider of software to issuers in the roughly $4 trillion municipal bond market, today announced a $10 million financing round led by Franklin Templeton Investments, one of the largest municipal bond fund managers in the country.
AppNeta, in network and end-user experience performance monitoring for the distributed enterprise, today announced it has secured a significant growth investment from Rubicon Technology Partners, a private equity firm specializing in enterprise software companies.