The Zebra reaches $100M run rate, turns profitable as insurtech booms

Source:  TechCrunch By:  Alex Wilhelm From a cluster of insurance marketplace startups raising capital earlier this year, to neoinsurance provider Lemonade going public this summer at a strong valuation, Hippo’s huge new round and Root’s impending unicorn IPO, 2020 has proven to be a busy year for startups and other growth-oriented private tech companies focused on insurance. That news cycle continues today, with The Zebra announcing that it has reached a roughly $100 million run rate, and, … Continue reading

AVOXI Named 2020’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation

By Jennifer Groese The National Association of Business Resources has announced the Summer 2020 winners of its 10th annual Best and Brightest Companies to Work For? competition. It’s with great pride and enthusiasm to share that AVOXI was one of their high scorers, joining other prominent companies like BlackBerry?, Gables Residential?, and T-Mobile? as recipients of this award. This program provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices, … Continue reading

Four BPV Portfolio Companies Named to the Inc. 5000 List

BPV is proud to report that four of our portfolio companies have been named to the Inc. 5000  list of the fastest growing private companies in America: a comparative online car insurance platform and three B2B SaaS businesses. Congratulations to Austin’s The Zebra (1st year), Dallas’ Spotio (2nd year in a row), Louisville’s SkuVault (4th year in a row) and Orlando’s PowerDMS (10th year in a row). We’re thrilled to be partnered … Continue reading

Andy Eastes, CEO of SkuVault, says opportunity doesn’t wait

By:  Haley Cawthon Source:  Louisville Business First Andy Eastes, co-founder and CEO of SkuVault, poses for a portrait                                                                      at the company’s East Louisville office. Some people in the startup world call it the hustle. Others call … Continue reading

PowerChord, Inc. Promotes William “Bill” Volmuth to Company CEO

PowerChord, Inc. Promotes William “Bill” Volmuth to Company CEO On the heels of milestone announcements including a rebrand and new SaaS platform features, PowerChord promotes company President to CEO PowerChord , a leading SaaS solution company connecting brands to local customers, today announces William “Bill” Volmuth’s promotion from president to CEO. Volmuth joined PowerChord as president in July 2019 and has propelled the company’s vision and mission forward over the last … Continue reading

TissueTech, Inc. Announces One-Year Follow-up Study Results – Cryopreserved Umbilical Cord allograft TTAX01

SOURCE Amniox Medical, Inc. MIAMI, June 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Amniox Medical Inc. (Amniox), a TissueTech, Inc. company and pioneer in the clinical application of human birth tissue-based products, announced today the results from the one-year follow-up study to their Phase 2 open label, multicenter pilot study of Cryopreserved Umbilical Cord allograft TTAX01. The objectives of the study were to examine the safety and efficacy of TTAX01, plus standard of care, in achieving complete … Continue reading

PowerDMS Named One of INC. magazine’s Best Workplaces 2020

Source:  CISION PRWeb   Orlando-based SaaS company ranks as one of the highest-scoring businesses, with standout employee engagement   PowerDMS, a leader in cloud-based policy management solutions headquartered in Orlando, Fla., has been named one of Inc. magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2020. PowerDMS was selected from thousands of companies for the prestigious award. The list is the result of a wide-ranging and comprehensive measurement of private American companies that have created … Continue reading

Ballast Point Ventures Partners with Mailprotector

March 5, 2020 – Mailprotector, a Greenville, SC-based cybersecurity company, raised $5 million in growth equity funding from Ballast Point Ventures. The channel-centric company will use that capital to accelerate product development, grow sales and marketing efforts, and expand services to its strong and growing network of Managed Service Providers (MSPs). As part of the expansion, the company plans to add more than 30 positions across all departments at its … Continue reading

IRIS Selected as a Microsoft AI for Health Grantee

Source:   Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems (IRIS) PENSACOLA, Fla., Jan. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems (IRIS), the industry leader in telemedicine solutions for diabetic retinal evaluation, was announced as a grantee for the Microsoft AI for Health Initiative. AI for Health, Microsoft’s newest initiative under their AI for Good program, will encompass a $40 million, 5-year program that will leverage AI to empower organizations like IRIS, and other companies in the … Continue reading

Carterra® Closes Financing Round for Continued Growth of the LSA™ Platform for Next Generation Antibody Discovery

Source:  PRWeb Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Carterra® Inc., the world leader in high-throughput antibody screening and characterization, has closed a $6M round of financing led by Ballast Point Ventures with participation from current investor, Telegraph Hill Partners. The additional funding will support the continued adoption of the innovative Carterra LSA™ high-throughput Surface Plasmon Resonance (HT-SPR) antibody screening platform and the development of new products and applications. The Carterra LSA revolutionizes … Continue reading

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