Venture capital news
First Analysis invests in Fortress Information Security, a risk management solution provider
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Fortress Information Security, an information security and cyber risk mitigation company that has redefined traditional risk management. Fortress combines automation, continuous monitoring, vulnerability scanning and other powerful technology with human assets to deliver risk management solutions for critical infrastructure clients such as electric utilities.
August 04, 2020
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Fortress Information Security, an information security and cyber risk mitigation company that has redefined traditional risk management. Fortress combines automation, continuous monitoring, vulnerability scanning and other powerful technology with human assets to deliver risk management solutions for critical infrastructure clients such as electric utilities.
August 04, 2020
First Analysis invests in VIDA, the leader in AI-powered lung imaging analysis
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in VIDA Diagnostics Inc. (VIDA). VIDA provides the new standard of pulmonary care by using AI-powered CT imaging software and services to aid early detection, evaluation, and treatment planning for patients with or at risk of lung diseases. First Analysis led an $11 million initial close of the Series C round to accelerate the commercialization of VIDA’s LungPrint® solution suite.
March 17, 2020
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in VIDA Diagnostics Inc. (VIDA). VIDA provides the new standard of pulmonary care by using AI-powered CT imaging software and services to aid early detection, evaluation, and treatment planning for patients with or at risk of lung diseases. First Analysis led an $11 million initial close of the Series C round to accelerate the commercialization of VIDA’s LungPrint® solution suite.
March 17, 2020
First Analysis invests in innovative eClinical solution provider 4G Clinical
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new minority investment in 4G Clinical. 4G Clinical is a global leader in randomization and trial supply management (RTSM) for the life sciences industry. First Analysis participated in the investment along with existing investors.
January 29, 2020
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new minority investment in 4G Clinical. 4G Clinical is a global leader in randomization and trial supply management (RTSM) for the life sciences industry. First Analysis participated in the investment along with existing investors.
January 29, 2020
First Analysis portfolio company Checkpoint Surgical receives FDA breakthrough designation for nerve regeneration device
First Analysis portfolio company Checkpoint Surgical, a leader in hand-held, intraoperative neurostimulation technology for nerve protection and repair, announced it has received Breakthrough Device designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Checkpoint brief electrostimulation therapy (BEST) system.
September 17, 2019
First Analysis portfolio company Checkpoint Surgical, a leader in hand-held, intraoperative neurostimulation technology for nerve protection and repair, announced it has received Breakthrough Device designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Checkpoint brief electrostimulation therapy (BEST) system.
September 17, 2019
First Analysis leads investment in video telematics solution provider SmartWitness
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in SmartWitness, an end-to-end video telematics solutions provider that offers hardware, network connectivity, and robust cloud platform software.
August 27, 2019
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in SmartWitness, an end-to-end video telematics solutions provider that offers hardware, network connectivity, and robust cloud platform software.
August 27, 2019
First Analysis leads investment in restaurant management technology platform SynergySuite
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in SynergySuite, a cloud-based restaurant management platform. First Analysis led a $6 million Series A round to support growth in the U.S. market and product innovation.
July 16, 2019
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in SynergySuite, a cloud-based restaurant management platform. First Analysis led a $6 million Series A round to support growth in the U.S. market and product innovation.
July 16, 2019
First Analysis leads investment in smart charger technology leader Current Ways
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Current Ways, a company with operations mainly in California that specializes in power conversion, communication, and battery charging applications.
July 02, 2019
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Current Ways, a company with operations mainly in California that specializes in power conversion, communication, and battery charging applications.
July 02, 2019
First Analysis welcomes Terry Kiwala and Logan Bender to its investment team
Terry Kiwala and Logan Bender have joined Chicago-based First Analysis’s venture capital investment and research team.
June 04, 2019
Terry Kiwala and Logan Bender have joined Chicago-based First Analysis’s venture capital investment and research team.
June 04, 2019
First Analysis portfolio company Chrome River Technologies merges with Certify
Certify Inc., the world’s largest independent provider of travel, expense, and invoice management software, has merged with First Analysis portfolio company Chrome River Technologies, which provides cloud-based expense and invoice automation solutions for more than 1,000 organizations worldwide.
March 26, 2019
Certify Inc., the world’s largest independent provider of travel, expense, and invoice management software, has merged with First Analysis portfolio company Chrome River Technologies, which provides cloud-based expense and invoice automation solutions for more than 1,000 organizations worldwide.
March 26, 2019
First Analysis leads investment in global digital risk protection company AppDetex
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Boise, Idaho, based AppDetex, leading its $10 million Series B equity financing to expand sales and marketing and to invest in product development.
March 20, 2019
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Boise, Idaho, based AppDetex, leading its $10 million Series B equity financing to expand sales and marketing and to invest in product development.
March 20, 2019
First Analysis closes on new $91 million private growth equity fund
First Analysis, a leading mid-stage venture capital investor, has closed on its 13th fund (First Analysis Fund XII+) at $91 million in committed capital. With the new fund, First Analysis will continue its 33-year track record in technology and healthcare investing. To date, the fund has invested in three companies.
July 10, 2018
First Analysis, a leading mid-stage venture capital investor, has closed on its 13th fund (First Analysis Fund XII+) at $91 million in committed capital. With the new fund, First Analysis will continue its 33-year track record in technology and healthcare investing. To date, the fund has invested in three companies.
July 10, 2018
First Analysis leads investment in high-impact employee voice platform Waggl
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Sausalito, Calif., based Waggl, leading its $7 million Series A equity financing to accelerate product and business development.
May 25, 2018
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Sausalito, Calif., based Waggl, leading its $7 million Series A equity financing to accelerate product and business development.
May 25, 2018
First Analysis portfolio company Chrome River raises $35 million to leverage strong growth trajectory in SaaS expense management
First Analysis portfolio company Chrome River Technologies, a global leader in expense and invoice management software, recently raised $35 million in an inside investment round that included existing investors First Analysis, Argentum Group, Great Hill Partners, and Bain Capital.
January 18, 2018
First Analysis portfolio company Chrome River Technologies, a global leader in expense and invoice management software, recently raised $35 million in an inside investment round that included existing investors First Analysis, Argentum Group, Great Hill Partners, and Bain Capital.
January 18, 2018
First Analysis portfolio company Princeton Lightwave acquired by Ford-backed Argo AI for self-driving car effort
Argo AI, an artificial intelligence and robotics company backed by Ford Motor Co. as part of Ford’s self-driving car initiative, has acquired First Analysis portfolio company Princeton Lightwave, which develops and commercializes high performance photonic sensors that can be used to create a three-dimensional view of the world via LiDAR (light detection and ranging) for autonomous vehicles.
November 08, 2017
Argo AI, an artificial intelligence and robotics company backed by Ford Motor Co. as part of Ford’s self-driving car initiative, has acquired First Analysis portfolio company Princeton Lightwave, which develops and commercializes high performance photonic sensors that can be used to create a three-dimensional view of the world via LiDAR (light detection and ranging) for autonomous vehicles.
November 08, 2017
First Analysis leads investment in connective software provider Blue Medora
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Blue Medora, leading its $8 million Series B1 equity financing to expand sales and marketing and to invest in further strengthening solution capabilities.
October 23, 2017
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Blue Medora, leading its $8 million Series B1 equity financing to expand sales and marketing and to invest in further strengthening solution capabilities.
October 23, 2017
First Analysis portfolio company Yello honored for the second year in a row by ITA CityLIGHTS Awards
First Analysis portfolio company Yello, the leading talent acquisition software company, has been honored with the Rising Star Award at the 2017 Illinois Technology Association (ITA) CityLIGHTS Awards.
October 02, 2017
First Analysis portfolio company Yello, the leading talent acquisition software company, has been honored with the Rising Star Award at the 2017 Illinois Technology Association (ITA) CityLIGHTS Awards.
October 02, 2017
First Analysis leads investment in high-engagement video digital marketing company ViralGains
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in ViralGains. Headquartered in Boston, ViralGains provides a machine learning platform for engaging consumers in a two-way conversation through video advertising.
September 21, 2017
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in ViralGains. Headquartered in Boston, ViralGains provides a machine learning platform for engaging consumers in a two-way conversation through video advertising.
September 21, 2017
First Analysis portfolio company etouches acquired by HGGC
etouches, a leading global provider of cloud event management software and sourcing solutions, recently announced it has been acquired by HGGC, a leading middle market private equity firm. HGGC’s investment will help etouches significantly expand its business and further invest in its market-leading cloud platform to win a greater share of the $6 billion event management software (EMS) and venue sourcing market.
July 11, 2017
etouches, a leading global provider of cloud event management software and sourcing solutions, recently announced it has been acquired by HGGC, a leading middle market private equity firm. HGGC’s investment will help etouches significantly expand its business and further invest in its market-leading cloud platform to win a greater share of the $6 billion event management software (EMS) and venue sourcing market.
July 11, 2017
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