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    In the News
    Volition Capital Managing Partner, Larry Cheng, Joins Squawk Alley to Share Perspectives on Internet Stalwarts
    Today on Squawk Alley, Larry Cheng of Volition Capital and Lance Ulanoff, Mashable, talk Facebook; Instagram’s Kevin Systrom reveals his ad process; Osama Bedier discusses the future of mobile payments and CEO John Chen discloses his 2015 plan for BlackBerry.
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  • Company Updates
    Ensighten Acquires Anametrix to Optimize Marketing Actions with the Industry’s Most Comprehensive Mutichannel Data
    Second Acquisition in Six Months Underscores Increased Company Momentum In Leading the Open Marketing Platform Movement SAN JOSE, Calif., October 15, 2014: Ensighten, the leading global omni-channel data and tag management provider and company behind the Agile Marketing Platform, today announced it acquired Anametrix, the first cloud-based, award-winning multichannel marketing analytics platform. Anametrix enables marketers to unify and … Continued
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  • Funding Announcement
    GlobalTranz announces completion of $40 million in funding by Providence Equity and Susquehanna Growth Equity.
    GlobalTranz, one of the fastest growing companies in the transportation management and logistics industry, announced the completion of $40 million in Series C funding by Providence Equity and Susquehanna Growth Equity. The investment in GlobalTranz was led by Mark Hastings of Providence Equity, who will be joining the Board of Directors of GlobalTranz. Mark is … Continued
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  • Volition News
    Cloud-Based Recruiting Platform The Resumator Secures $15 Million in Growth Financing
    Funds to Fuel Customer Acquisition, Introduce New Products for Small and Mid-Size Businesses PITTSBURGH, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Resumator, the leading recruiting software for startups, small businesses and growing enterprises, has secured $15 million in growth financing led by Boston-based growth equity firm Volition Capital, the company announced today. The company, which supports over … Continued
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  • Company Updates
    iPipeline Named a Distribution Leading Vendor in Life/Health Category of 2014 Celent Report
    iPipeline Shows Strong Performance in the Life/Health Metacategory for North America iPipeline®, the leader in on-demand marketing, selling and processing solutions for the nation’s top insurance carriers, distributors, financial institutions, and their agents and advisors, today announced it led the Life/Health Metacategory for Distribution in Celent’s 2014 Insurance Software Deal Trend Report with 52% of … Continued
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  • Company Updates
    Velocify CEO Nick Hedges Named 2014 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year™ Finalist
    Los Angeles – May 29, 2014 – EY has announced that Nick Hedges, CEO & President of Velocify, is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in Greater Los Angeles.  The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their … Continued
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  • Company Updates
    Velocify Named to Mortgage Technology Top 50 Service Providers List
    Leading sales automation software provider honored for helping industry transition to a purchase-oriented market with guided selling solution Los Angeles – May 28, 2014 – Velocify, the market leader in cloud-based intelligent sales automation software, has been named toMortgage Technology magazine’s 2014 Top 50 Service Providers list, recognizing the mortgage industry’s best technology vendors. Velocify was nominated for … Continued
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  • Company Updates
    iPipeline Wins 2014 Red Herring North America Top 100 Award
    Award Recognizes North America’s Best High Technology Innovators iPipeline® – the leader in on-demand marketing, selling and processing solutions for the nation’s top insurance carriers, distributors, producers, and financial advisors — today announced it has won the 2014 Red Herring North America Top 100 Award.  The award recognizes North America’s best high technology innovators, and has recognized … Continued
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  • Company Updates
    Cortera Announces New Releases of eCredit® Software
    Includes the Cortera Score and Customizable Views   BOCA RATON, FL–(Marketwired – May 14, 2014) Cortera, Inc., the foremost provider of business-to-business analytics and cloud-based risk management solutions, is pleased to announce two new releases of eCredit, the award-winning credit scoring and collections automation platform. These two releases continue the tradition of providing forward-thinking, customer-driven … Continued
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  • Volition
    On Air
    Sean Cantwell on NECN Buisiness Discusses Microsoft’s Acquisition of Skype
    (NECN) – March 24, 2014 – Skype has a new owner. Microsoft paid 8.5 billion dollars, more than twice as much as Google had offered. Sean Cantwell of the Boston-based tech-oriented Volition Capital joins NECN Business to break down the deal. Image by Efes Kitap from Pixabay
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