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  • Volition
    In the News
    GRAX Named on CRN’s 10 Hottest Data Storage Startups of 2019
    We’re thrilled to see our new partners at GRAX making headlines on the CRN Top 10 Hottest Data Storage Startups of 2019. Check out the write up on GRAX below. The full article can be found here. ABOUT GRAX CEO: Joe Gaska Grax is taking data protection to a new level with technology that captures … Continued
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  • Volition
    Funding Announcement
    Wall Street Journal Reports: Chewy Backer Invests in Arts-Supply Startup Arteza
    Original article posted in the WSJ on November 26th, 2019 by Yuliya Chernova Article highlights: Volition Capital, an early investor in pet supplies seller Chewy Inc., believes it has found another diamond-in-the-rough in South Florida. The Boston firm invested $24 million in a profitable art-supplies maker, Arteza Inc. The Series A deal is Arteza’s first institutional … Continued
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  • Burst Sonic toothbrush
    In the News
    GQ: Burst Named The Best All-Around Electric Toothbrush Under $100
    Read full GQ article by Daniel Varghese GQ’s Review of Burst’s Sonic Toothbrush: The Burst toothbrush is the rare product clogging up the promoted posts and stories of your Instagram feed that is actually good. The rechargeable brush, which the company has spared no expense to inform you is sponsored by CHRISSY TEIGEN, has a tapered handle … Continued
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  • Volition
    In the News
    USA Today Names Burst as Back-to-School Gadget College Students Can Actually Use
    Read the full article from USA Today here Review of Burst Sonic Toothbrush: Subscription services are great for college students who may otherwise forget (or can’t afford) to replace necessary items in their lives. Burst Sonic toothbrushes ($69) have charcoal-infused brush heads and are more affordable than many electric alternatives. If you sign up for the … Continued
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  • Volition
    In the News
    TechTarget: TraceLink Network Delivers Digital Supply Chain Visibility
    Read full article from TechTarget here (by By Jim O’Donnell)   Highlights: A new digital supply network developed by TraceLink promises to improve collaboration and visibility in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry supply chain. The cloud-based TraceLink Network allows pharmaceutical companies and their business partners, suppliers and customers to collaborate and exchange data. This helps pharmaceutical manufacturers deal … Continued
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  • Volition
    In the News
    CNN Underscore Reviews Burst Sonic Toothbrush and Subscription
    Read full article on CNN.com Burst Review: With more than 23,000 five-star reviews on its site, Burst offers a professional-grade sonic toothbrush subscription service for an affordable price. By working with dental professionals and selling directly to consumers, Burst is really affordable for an option of this quality — the subscription starts at $69.99 for the traditional option and $99.99 for the … Continued
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  • Volition
    In the News
    Bloomberg: BofA, Google, and the Mets Are Using Software to Take Out the Trash
    Read full article on Bloomberg.com Highlights: Citi Field is gradually replacing its food and beverage packaging with compost-friendly versions, putting a wider range of sorted waste bins in the park, and promising to ship close to zero refuse to landfills by 2020. “It’s been a heavy topic going on five, six years,” says Michael Dohnert, … Continued
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  • Volition
    In the News
    CNBC: Chewy Founder Ryan Cohen on the Company’s Strong IPO
    Watch the video here. Chewy founder and former CEO Ryan Cohen joins “Squawk on the Street” after the company’s first trade at the NYSE.
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  • Chewy.com founder Ryan Cohen at Volition Capital
    Acquisition & IPO
    TechCrunch Interview with Ryan Cohen on Chewy.com and Its Fast-Approaching IPO
    Read the full TechCrunch article here (By Connie Loizos) Interview Highlights: TC: You get together, and then you settle on creating a retail pets business? Why?  RC: We were doing affiliate marketing and we wanted to own the entire customer experience and were looking for big categories that were underpenetrated. In fact, we thought the … Continued
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  • Volition
    In the News
    CNBC: ‘Uber for Trash’ Uses Rideshare Technology to collect Waste
    Read full article on CNBC.com By Gillian Brassil Four years ago, Greg Lettieri and Adam Pasquale found their startup idea in the garbage. The CEO and COO, respectively, of Recycle Track Systems (RTS) offers up environmentally focused waste removal and recycling by connecting its clients with independent haulers. Its major selling point, however, takes a … Continued
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