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Lucid raises $60M as it plans to dominate market research
April 10, 2017
Lucid is announcing that it has raised a $60 million round led by North Bridge Growth Equity. It’s the company’s first outside funding since raising a relatively tiny $2.8 million back in 2011.
New Orleans Start-Up Lucid, Set to Become a Titan in Audience Data Platform Category
April 18, 2017
Earlier this week, Lucid, a global audience platform, announced that it has scooped $60 million funding. The software company delivering human data to answer marketing and advertising challenges is set to take the higher ground in 2017, eyeing new markets with better products and expanded teams.
Lucid Secures an Impressive $60 Million in Financing
April 18, 2017
Audience platform, Lucid Holdings, LLC, today announced a $60 million minority investment led by North Bridge Growth Equity, a Boston area based private equity firm. Lucid, based in the US with local offices in London and Delhi, is a software company delivering the power of human answers on a massive scale.
Dentsu’s iProspect Acquires Performance Shop Leapfrog Online
April 3, 2017
Dentsu has acquired digital marketing firm Leapfrog Online in its latest move to bolster a fast-growing and lucrative performance marketing portfolio.
Asurint Secures Investment from North Bridge Growth Equity
March 13, 2017
Asurint, a provider of next-generation background screening solutions, announced today that it has secured a minority investment from North Bridge Growth Equity, a leading growth equity firm focused on high-growth technology companies.
Clarity Software Solutions, Inc. Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third Party Privacy, Security and Compliance
January 12, 2017
HITRUST Certification validates Clarity is committed to meeting key healthcare regulations and protecting sensitive private healthcare information.
OutSystems Reports Record Growth in 2016, Reaching $100M in Sales and 50% Year-Over-Year Software Revenue Increase
January 25, 2017
OutSystems today announced that it has begun 2017 with record growth. With companies increasingly looking for faster, more efficient ways to build enterprise applications, demand for the OutSystems low-code development platform has soared, leading to considerable expansion across the business.
How to Transition to Wordpress as a Digital Agency
March 21, 2017
WordPress has a unique set of benefits that make it a favorable option for building digital experiences upon. From its ubiquity to open-source nature, to thriving plugin and theme markets, now is an excellent time to board this particular train.
WP Engine Commits to White House Equal Pay Pledge
December 8, 2016
WP Engine, a company that powers amazing digital experiences for websites and applications built on the WordPress platform, announced that it has joined the White House Equal Pay Pledge, with more than 50 leading businesses signing on to take action to advance equal pay.
A Conversation With Jason Cohen, CTO, WPEngine
December 2, 2016
WP Engine is the fourth startup for Jason Cohen, who serves as the company’s CTO. Cohen says, “While at Smart Bear Software, which I founded and subsequently sold in 2007, I created a corporate blog on WordPress."
Allegro Development Recapitalized
July 24, 2014
Vector Capital, a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments, today announced the recapitalization of Allegro Development Corporation.
BrightTALK Highlights Marketing Automation Growth
June 22, 2015
Last week, BrightTALK hosted the Marketing Automation 2.0 Summit which highlighted the mammoth and surging growth of the marketing automation market.
Clarity Named Red Herring Top 100 North America Winner
June 11, 2015
Last week, Red Herring announced its Top 100 North America award winners in recognition of the leading private companies from the region, celebrating these startups’ innovations and technologies.
Clarity Named to Deloitte Technology Fast 500 List
December 1, 2016
Clarity Software Solutions, Inc. today announced it ranked 385 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America.
Cloud is Now a Money Machine for Two out of Five Companies
December 15, 2016
Since cloud computing became a "thing" five years ago or so, it has been seen in operational terms -- a way to cut costs, avoid up-front capital expenditures on IT systems and equipment, and a way to improve interactions with customers and between employees.
Contact Solutions Acquired by Verint Systems Inc.
February 2, 2016
North Bridge Growth Equity, a leading growth equity firm that invests in high-growth technology companies today announced the sale of Contact Solutions.
Despite DDoS Attacks, Don't Give Up on Dyn or DNS Providers
November 1, 2016
The DDoS attacks that flooded Dyn last month and knocked some high-profile Web sites offline don’t mean businesses should abandon it or other DNS service providers, Gartner says.
Durham's Spoonflower Raises $25M for Expansion
August 26, 2015
Spoonflower, a fast-growing producer of on-demand fabrics, has raised $25 million in funding that it plans to use to develop new products and expand internationally.
Evolent Health Completes Acquisition of Valence Health
October 3, 2016
Evolent Health, a company providing an integrated value-based care platform to the nation’s leading health systems and physician groups, announced today the completion of its acquisition of Valence Health.
Evolent Health to Acquire Valence Health
July 13, 2016
Evolent Health, Inc. and Valence Health, Inc. announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Evolent to acquire the majority of Valence Health's business for approximately $145 million.
Fast Growing Austin Tech Company Hires Head of Security
March 11, 2016
WP Engine said that the position is expected to focus on "practices around information security, threat research, compliance, and corporate security for its IT systems and operations as well as its products.
Henry Schein Animal Health Acquires Majority of SmartPak
July 1, 2014
Henry Schein, Inc, has completed its acquisition of an approximate 60% ownership position in SmartPak, the leading provider of equine supplements and horse supplies across the United States.
Industry's Largest Cloud Computing Survey Results
December 16, 2016
North Bridge, a growth equity and venture capital firm, in partnership with research analyst firm Wikibon, announced the results of its sixth annual Future of Cloud Computing Survey, which analyzes trends in cloud computing, adoption, use and challenges on a yearly basis.
Ingenious Med Earns Phoenix Award as Emerging Company of the Year at Health IT Leadership Summit
December 7, 2016
Ingenious Med, developer of the nation’s leading point-of-care solution for aligning physicians and their care teams, today was named Emerging Company of the Year by the Metro Atlanta Chamber in conjunction with the Health IT Leadership Summit.
Ingenious Med among Atlanta’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies
May 5, 2015
The Atlanta Business Chronicle recently named Ingenious Med as one of Atlanta’s top 100, fastest growing, privately-owned companies.
Ingenious Med Names New CEO
September 1, 2016
Health IT company Ingenious Med named Joe Marabito its new CEO. Marabito succeeds retiring president and CEO S. Hart Williford, who will now serve as the chairman of the company's board of directors.
Ingenious Med Ranked a Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500™
November 29, 2016
Ingenious Med, developer of the nation’s leading point-of-care solution for aligning physicians and their care teams, today announced its inclusion on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America.
Jive Communications Launches Cloud-Based Contact Center
November 23, 2016
Jive Communications announced the launch of Jive Contact Center, a cloud-based technology that fully integrates with Jive Voice—the company’s Hosted PBX service.
Leading Healthcare VC Firms to Invest in Ingenious Med
January 9, 2015
Ingenious Med today announced that Ascension Ventures, Heritage Group and Kaiser Permanente Ventures will join North Bridge Growth Equity in investing in the Atlanta-based company.
NH Tech Firm Taps New Chief Executive
October 6, 2016
Dyn Inc., a New Hampshire company that helps businesses monitor and route Internet traffic through complex networks of data centers, has hired longtime tech-industry executive Colin Doherty as its new chief executive.
North Bridge Exits as SmartPak Sells to Oak Hill and Henry Schein Animal Health
May 22, 2014
North Bridge Exits as SmartPak Sells to Oak Hill and Henry Schein Animal Health.
North Bridge Growth Equity Closes Second Fund With Over $580M of Commitments
October 23, 2013
North Bridge Growth Equity today announced the final closing of its second fund with over $580 million of commitments.
North Bridge Growth Equity Promotes Roshen Menon to Partner
December 24, 2014
North Bridge, a leading growth equity and venture capital firm, today announced that Roshen Menon has been promoted to General Partner.
North Bridge Growth Equity To Receive Financial Windfall From SmartPak Acquisition
May 22, 2014
Waltham-based investment firm North Bridge Growth Equity stands to receive significant financial windfall from the recently-announced acquisition of Plymouth-based SmartPak.
Oracle Buys Dyn
February 8, 2017
On November 21, 2016, Oracle announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Dyn, the leading cloud-based Internet Performance and DNS provider that monitors, controls, and optimizes Internet applications and cloud services.
OutSystems Announces $55M Funding From North Bridge Growth Equity
February 15, 2016
OutSystems today announced the completion of a $55 million funding round with North Bridge Growth Equity, a leading growth equity firm that invests in high-growth technology companies.
OutSytems Sets High Bar for Low Code Mobile App Development
October 9, 2016
Building mobile apps presents numerous challenges to developers more comfortable with more traditional enterprise applications – especially given the shortage of savvy mobile developers.
Patient Encounter Platform Provider, Ingenious Med, Adds 5 Board Members
July 21, 2015
Ingenious Med, provider of the nation’s premier patient encounter platform One by Ingenious Med (IM1), today announced that its board of directors has appointed five new board members.
Proto Labs Plans to Raise $100 M in IPO
July 25, 2011
Fast-growing Proto Labs of Maple Plain said Monday that it plans to raise $100 million through an initial public stock offering.
Proto Labs: A Phenomenal Growth Story
August 18, 2016
Proto Labs inc (NYSE: PRLB) is an underfollowed success story and an intriguing manufacturing stock. The company has eight global production facilities that were established between the founding in 1999 and the IPO in 2012.
Proto Labs: Why this IPO Doubled
March 26, 2012
Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB) came public in late February, issuing shares at $16 and closing its first day at $29. The stock now trades around $33.
Proto Labs' Growth, Speed Credited to Former CEO Cleveland
September 20, 2016
When the late Proto Labs President and CEO Brad Cleveland retired in 2013, he left behind a company observers say set the high mark for innovation and speed.
RuffaloCODY Announces Merger with Noel Levitz
August 21, 2015
RuffaloCODY is pleased to announce the acquisition of Noel-Levitz, bringing together the two most influential leaders in the provision of enrollment and fundraising solutions for higher education.
RuffaloCODY Secures Investment From Summit Partners
May 30, 2013
RuffaloCODY, the leading provider of technology-enabled fundraising and enrollment management services for higher education, announced today that Summit Partners has made an investment in the company.
Seniorlink Gets $7.5M to Build Out Digital Caregiver Support Platform
October 11, 2016
Boston-based Seniorlink, which provides in-home caregiver services, has raised $7.5 million from NewSpring Health Capital (the firm’s dedicated healthcare fund).
Seniorlink Unveils Brand Refresh and Introduces Technology Platform
June 2, 2016
Today, Seniorlink, Inc., an innovative caregiving company, renewed its mission with a promise: to stand with the Caregiver Nation.
Verint Systems Announces Acquisition of Contact Solutions
February 22, 2016
Verint® Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: VRNT) today announced that it has received an order valued at more than $35 million for multiple components of its Cyber Intelligence portfolio.
WP Engine Expands Global Presence
September 2, 2016
WP Engine announced the opening of its new Technical Support & Innovation Centre in Limerick today, which is expected to create 100 jobs over three years and further support WP Engine’s surging customer base across EMEA.
WP Engine Raises $15M From North Bridge Growth Equity
January 14, 2014
WP Engine, one of the largest hosting companies that specialize in running WordPress sites, today announced that it has raised $15 million in funding from North Bridge Growth Equity.
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