Pattern89, which uses an artificial intelligence-driven platform to help customers improve results from paid social media programs, has raised a total of $7.5 million in venture and growth capital since its launch.
Brothers to funnel $4.5M into companies stung by pandemic
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Software firm Lessonly scores $15 million in latest venture funding round
The funding—secured before the coronavirus hit the U.S.—will be used to fuel growth across all segments of the company, said Lessonly CEO Max Yoder.Read More
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Egis Capital Partners and ABS Capital Partners claim several high-profile ClearObject executives, including CEO John McDonald, deceived them about how much revenue and profit the company was projected to make.Read More
McDonald steps down as ClearObject CEO to join venture fund
John McDonald said he’s taking a position with Boomerang Ventures to become more involved in the state’s startup ecosystem.Read More
The “blank check company”—formed to acquire one or more businesses and merge with them as a way to take those companies public—closed its funding round in May and is looking for a business to buy.
Canopy, founded late last year under the name Loupe, makes and markets software that uses artificial intelligence to gather sales and product usage data.
The funding round was led by Allos Ventures and High Alpha Capital, both of Indianapolis, with participation from IU Ventures.
Fishers-based audio marketing technology company Vibenomics Inc. on Tuesday announced it has closed on $6 million in Series A funding. The round, which closed Feb. 17, was led by Atlanta-based BIP Capital and brings total company funding for Vibenomics to $13.5 million.
Institutional markets became increasingly volatile as COVID-19 spread across Asia, then Europe and now the United States, leaving venture capitalists holding tighter to their cash and spending more time examining the health of the companies in which they’ve already invested.
Investing locally is rewarding as part of a balanced portfolio. It is also exciting and gratifying to be part of allowing a local startup to launch or grow.
The venture capital round was led by Indianapolis-based High Alpha Capital with participation from existing investors and Elevate Ventures.
ActiveCampaign, a Chicago-based marketing technology company that recently opened an Indianapolis office, announced this week it landed $100 million in Series B funding that will help it grow locally.
The draft rule approved by the Federal Reserve would exempt venture capital funds from the Volcker Rule’s provision that bars banks from investing in hedge or private equity funds.
The Allos III fund has already invested in eight technology companies, and Allos officials said the fund could invest in up to 30 across the Midwest.
Indiana tech companies made a major haul in venture and growth funding in 2019, scoring a 260% increase over 2018, according to TechPoint, a statewide tech industry advocacy group and accelerator.
Docket, a software-as-a-service firm, announced the completion of a $1.5 million seed round led by locally based Allos Ventures, with participation from High Alpha Capital, Elevate Ventures and Simon Equity Partners.
Chicago-based venture capital firm M25 on Tuesday announced the opening of an Indianapolis office and the hiring of Launch Indy Executive Director Katie Birge to open the office.
Hyde Park Venture Partners, a Chicago-based venture capital firm with an office in Indianapolis, said its third fund exceeded its original goal of $75 million with help from repeat institutional investors.
Boardable, a local tech firm that sells software for board management, received the investment from High Alpha Capital, VisionTech Partners and Collina Ventures.
The funding round included investments from existing investor High Alpha and new investors Elevate Ventures and members of the Ricker family who previously owned the Ricker’s gas station chain.
The funding round for Base HQ Inc. was led by Minneapolis-based Matchstick Ventures with participation from Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, High Alpha Capital and Slack Fund.
Indianapolis-based software and service Parker Technology LLC said the series seed funding round was led by Elevate Ventures and several local investors.
The most recent round of funding was led by New Jersey-based growth equity investor Edison Partners. Prior investors also participated in the round.