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Lacey Hull . May 29, 2020

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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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