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Alex Symos . May 29, 2020

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June 28, 2021

 

 

 

Gambling.com Group files for Nasdaq IPO

Gambling.com Group (GAMB) has proposed initial public offering in the securities registration statement filed with U.S. Securities Exchange Commission; number of shares, price and other terms not yet determined.

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June 24, 2021

 

Recycle Track Systems Raises $35 Million in Series C Round

 

Waste-management startup Recycle Track Systems Inc. secured its latest funding in a round led by Citigroup Inc., bringing its valuation to $260 million as it aims to meet demand for recycling and sustainability data.

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June 11, 2021

 


Private equity firm K1 invests $120m in ComplySci

ComplySci, a provider of regulatory technology and compliance solutions for the financial services sector, has secured a growth capital investment of approximately $120 million from K1 Investment Management, a private equity investment firm focused on high-growth enterprise software companies.

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June 10, 2021

 

MacroFab: Driving The Cloud-Based Transformation Of Electronics Manufacturing

 

MacroFab, a leading electronics manufacturing platform, has recently secured a $15 million Series B funding round, a success that underscores the momentum of the digital transformation of manufacturing.

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June 8, 2021

 

Edison Partners participates in Overhaul Series B funding

 

The 35 million is the second round of backing for the Austin-based supply chain technology company from the Princeton-based growth equity investment firm. In 2020, the company announced a $17.5 million Series A growth equity investment which laid the groundwork to triple its success from the previous year, despite the pandemic.

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June 10, 2021

 

 

Alternative investments platform Yieldstreet raises $100 million amid pandemic growth

Yieldstreet announced Wednesday its $100 million series C funding round. For the last six years, the New York-based start-up has been giving its users access to a category of deals that had previously been the domain of institutions like hedge funds or billionaires’ family offices.

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May 28, 2021

 


The Pro’s Closet raises USD40m in Series B funding

 

The Pro’s Closet, a destination for certified pre-owned bikes, e-bikes, and components, has closed a USD40 million Series B funding round led by The Chernin Group with participation from existing investors Foundry Group, Edison Partners, and Ridgeline.

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March 29, 2021

 

AdTech Leader TripleLift Announces Majority Investment from Vista Equity Partners

 

TripleLift, one of the largest advertising technology platforms in the world, announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to receive a majority investment from Vista Equity Partners. Vista, a leading global investment firm focused on enterprise software, data and technology-enabled businesses, will help drive further innovation across TripleLift and accelerate global growth.

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February 4, 2021

 

Fintech Startups Target Younger Audiences, Investor Interest In Financial Literacy

 

Research shows that children can (and should) learn good money habits at an early age, and with gohenry, it's never been easier. Crunchbase News Author Christine Hall met up with Managing Partner Christopher Sugden, gohenry President Dean Brauer, and CEO Alex Zivoder to find out more.

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February 2, 2021


Capital Rx Secures $50 Million in Series B Financing to Accelerate Growth of Pharmacy Technology Platform

 

Capital Rx, the fastest-growing pharmacy benefit manager in the U.S., announced that it has raised $50 million in Series B financing. The funding round was led by Transformation Capital, with participation from Edison Partners, who led Capital Rx’s Series A financing in 2019.

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February 1, 2021


Fintech Startups Target Younger Audiences, Investor Interest In Financial Literacy

 

When looking for an update on the NJ investment landscape, the state of the M&A market, which sectors are prospering despite the pandemic, and more, NJBIZ Editor Jeffrey Kanige turned to Managing Partner Christopher Sugden. Hear what Chris had to say in this edition of NJBIZ Conversations.

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October 16, 2020


Edison Partners Banks On Financial Literacy for Kids

 

gohenry, a money app and prepaid debit card designed to help kids develop better money habits, has received $40 million to add new products and expand its existing services. Edison Partners led the latest funding round with participation from Gaia Capital Partners, Citi Ventures and Muse Capital. 

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October 24, 2020



Tackling hospital costs with Non-Clinical Cost Optimization

 

A deadly combination of revenue constraints and rising costs to provide care have strained both for-profit and non-profit health systems nationwide. Partner Gregg Michaelson shares his insights on the importance of Non-Clinical Cost Optimization (NCCO) to contain the rising cost of healthcare and deliver significant ROI for hospitals and health systems.

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October 16, 2020



This NBA player is now backing a Philadelphia real estate tech firm Houwzer

 

Orlando Magic center Mo Bamba believes Houwzer, a Philadelphia-based digital real estate brokerage that's now expanding to Orlando, is a slam dunk. Bamba joined in Houwzer's $9.5 million Series A earlier this year through New York-based investment firm Admiral Capital Group. The news of Bamba's involvement comes as Houwzer is in the midst of setting down roots in Orlando, where it plans to hire up to 20 people in the next two years.

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September 17, 2020


Investors say these 22 fintechs are ready to take off and become the next big names in consumer finance

 

Business Insider asked some of the top fintech investors to recommend up-and-coming fintechs going direct to the consumer. Among the fintechs that were listed were two Edison portfolio companies - Fund That Flip and YieldStreet.

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September 9, 2020



Riding On: The Pro’s Closet Inks $12M For Pre-owned Cycling Site

 

Crunchbase News caught up with General Partner Ryan Ziegler and The Pro's Closet CEO Nick Martin to find out more how the The Pro's Closet has become the largest and most trusted brand in pre-owned cycling, boasting 130% YoY topline revenue growth, a new 137,000 sq. ft. headquarters, and now a $12M investment to reach new levels.

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August 19, 2020


Growth Equity FinTech Investing with Chris Sugden, Managing Partner at Edison Partners

 

Managing Partner Chris Sugden joined host Peter Jankovsky on the Wharton FinTech podcast where he shared Edison’s storied history in growth equity, the unique value that Edison brings to entrepreneurs through Edison Edge, and his views on the key themes shaping FinTech today.

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June 4, 2020



As major scooter companies struggle, upstarts seek inroads

 

Investors continue to invest in bike sharing and scooter sharing even as coronavirus razed demand. Superpedestrian, a Boston-based maker of electric scooters, raised $15 million in funding led by Edison Partners and acquired Zagster, a fleet management firm, from Edison Partners.

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Superpedestrian is launching a shared e-scooter service called Link

 

The combination of Superpedestrian with Zagster creates the first fully integrated micromobility company. Superpedestrian’s LINK scooter share will have the benefit of owner economics for the entire platform from the micromobility vehicle to on the ground operations.

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MAY 11, 2020


Coronavirus effect weighs on private equity

 

The International Financial Law Review interviewed Edison Partners' Ryan Ziegler and other private equity and tech leaders on the impact of the COVID-19 and the lockdown, with deals on hold and terms changing.

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APRIL 22, 2020


Bodhala raises $10 million to optimize companies’ legal spend with AI

 

Edison Partners’ investment in Bodhala will help the legal-tech startup tap AI and machine learning to help companies analyze and optimize legal spend.

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APRIL 15, 2020


Clearpool: Strategics Beat PE for Fintech Growth

 

Edison Partners’ portfolio company Clearpool Group attracted multiple bidders at auction, but BMO Financial won out because of its ability to quickly provide scale for the electronic trading platform.

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APRIL 6, 2020


Staring into the abyss

 

It takes a lot of guts to be a player in the venture capital space. But for people like Chris Sugden, Managing Partner of Princeton-based venture capital firm Edison Partners, it’s the only game in town.

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Edison Partners reaps over 50 pct IRRin sale of Solovis

 

Solovis, the institutional investment management platform that was acquired by Nasdaq, represents the third fintech exit this year for Edison Partners and the first exit for the firm in the state of Texas.

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When this growth investor expects startups will be able to raise again

 

TechCrunch interviewed Chris Sugden, Managing Partner at Edison Partners, to understand how private investors are putting capital to work following COVID-19, and what’s next for SaaS startups.

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MARCH 11, 2020

 

Edison Partners exits Scivantage to Refinitiv

 

It takes a lot of guts to be a player in the venture capital space. But for people like Chris Sugden, Managing Partner of Princeton-based venture capital firm Edison Partners, it’s the only game in town.

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MARCH 10, 2020


Austin Startup Overhaul Raises $17.5 Million To Help Cure Your Supply Chain’s Coronavirus Symptoms

 

It takes a lot of guts to be a player in the venture capital space. But for people like Chris Sugden, Managing Partner of Princeton-based venture capital firm Edison Partners, it’s the only game in town.

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FEBRUARY 17, 2020


The 2020 NJBIZ Power 100

 

NJBiz's annual list of "the people who run New Jersey today and those who will determine what tomorrow holds" names Chris Sugden, Managing Partner of Edison Partners, and portfolio CEO Suuchi Ramesh.

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FEBRUARY 5, 2020


Philadelphia-Based Houwzer Raises $9.5M For Online Real Estate Platform

 

The investment in Houwzer, a Philadelphia-based tech-enabled real estate brokerage and home services company, will help the company expand to include services such as mortgage, title and insurance–a true “one stop shop” for its users.

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JANUARY 6, 2020


Edison Partners Names Kelly Ford As Newest GP

 

Kelly Ford is Edison Partners’ first female general partner in an industry that’s still underrepresented by women. Since joining Edison in 2014, she has worked with more than 55 portfolio companies and completed three exits, including leading the exit of New Jersey-based Billtrust for an 11X return.

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14 big investors weigh in on how the mean of fintech is evolving

 

In 2019, VCs poured more than $24 billion into fintech startups. Business Insider asked investors - including Jennifer Lee, Principal at Edison Partners - how they define the fintech space.

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