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First Analysis invests in Drive My Way, a personalized recruiting marketplace for the trucking industry
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Drive My Way, a next-generation personalized recruiting marketplace focused on the trucking industry. The investment will enable Drive My Way to accelerate the growth of its driver-centric, software-as-a-service platform to meet rapidly increasing market demand and support customer growth. First Analysis led the $4.4 million Series A financing with participation from existing investors JumpStart and JobsOhio Growth
October 27, 2022
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Drive My Way, a next-generation personalized recruiting marketplace focused on the trucking industry. The investment will enable Drive My Way to accelerate the growth of its driver-centric, software-as-a-service platform to meet rapidly increasing market demand and support customer growth. First Analysis led the $4.4 million Series A financing with participation from existing investors JumpStart and JobsOhio Growth
October 27, 2022
First Analysis invests in CoolR, an AI-based solution for ROI-driven automated ordering
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in CoolR Group. CoolR is a leader in automated ordering for consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands and distributors using artificial intelligence (AI) based image recognition. The investment will enable CoolR to drive the next stage of growth while building future value-enhancing capabilities. First Analysis led the $10 million round, which was joined by Moneta Ventures and ERA's Remarkable Ventures Fund.
October 13, 2022
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in CoolR Group. CoolR is a leader in automated ordering for consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands and distributors using artificial intelligence (AI) based image recognition. The investment will enable CoolR to drive the next stage of growth while building future value-enhancing capabilities. First Analysis led the $10 million round, which was joined by Moneta Ventures and ERA's Remarkable Ventures Fund.
October 13, 2022
First Analysis invests in Yunu, a multi-site clinical trials imaging workflow platform
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Yunu, an eClinical solutions company that accelerates breakthrough therapies by unifying clinical trials imaging data and workflows, both within and across cancer centers. First Analysis was the lead investor in the institutional round that will accelerate further development and commercialization of the Yunu platform in expanding its offerings to pharma sponsors.
September 29, 2022
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Yunu, an eClinical solutions company that accelerates breakthrough therapies by unifying clinical trials imaging data and workflows, both within and across cancer centers. First Analysis was the lead investor in the institutional round that will accelerate further development and commercialization of the Yunu platform in expanding its offerings to pharma sponsors.
September 29, 2022
First Analysis invests in DeviceOps software provider EdgeIQ
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in EdgeIQ, provider of an API-first DeviceOps platform. The investment will enable EdgeIQ to accelerate releasing new product capabilities and expand its leadership team and overall global market presence. First Analysis led the $8.5 million round.
July 22, 2022
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in EdgeIQ, provider of an API-first DeviceOps platform. The investment will enable EdgeIQ to accelerate releasing new product capabilities and expand its leadership team and overall global market presence. First Analysis led the $8.5 million round.
July 22, 2022
First Analysis invests in Insellerate, a leading customer engagement platform for mortgage lenders
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Insellerate. Insellerate is a leading provider of customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation solutions for the mortgage lender and real estate sectors. The growth investment, led by longtime First Analysis partner Argentum Group, will expand Insellerate’s product development, sales and marketing, and customer success initiatives and will be used to meet increasing demand for its enterprise custo
February 17, 2022
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Insellerate. Insellerate is a leading provider of customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation solutions for the mortgage lender and real estate sectors. The growth investment, led by longtime First Analysis partner Argentum Group, will expand Insellerate’s product development, sales and marketing, and customer success initiatives and will be used to meet increasing demand for its enterprise custo
February 17, 2022
First Analysis portfolio company SmartWitness acquired by Sensata Technologies
Sensata Technologies (ST) has acquired First Analysis portfolio company SmartWitness, a video telematics pioneer. The SmartWitness platform is comprised of proprietary software and hardware that’s purpose built for the indirect channel of resellers and telematics service providers (TSPs), enabling them to provide vehicle fleet end users products that capture the truth while making roads safer for drivers everywhere.
November 29, 2021
Sensata Technologies (ST) has acquired First Analysis portfolio company SmartWitness, a video telematics pioneer. The SmartWitness platform is comprised of proprietary software and hardware that’s purpose built for the indirect channel of resellers and telematics service providers (TSPs), enabling them to provide vehicle fleet end users products that capture the truth while making roads safer for drivers everywhere.
November 29, 2021
First Analysis invests in Lender Price, a leader in lending technology
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Lender Price. Lender Price’s cloud-based solutions help banks, mortgage bankers and mortgage brokers increase volumes and profitability, benefit from workflow efficiencies and improve their market competitiveness. The investment, led by longtime First Analysis partner Argentum Group, will further accelerate Lender Price’s rapid growth by supporting product development, sales and marketing and customer service capabi
October 15, 2021
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Lender Price. Lender Price’s cloud-based solutions help banks, mortgage bankers and mortgage brokers increase volumes and profitability, benefit from workflow efficiencies and improve their market competitiveness. The investment, led by longtime First Analysis partner Argentum Group, will further accelerate Lender Price’s rapid growth by supporting product development, sales and marketing and customer service capabi
October 15, 2021
First Analysis portfolio company Waggl acquired by Perceptyx
Perceptyx, the leading employee listening and people analytics platform, has acquired First Analysis portfolio company Waggl, an employee feedback solution that crowdsources employee comments and ideas in real-time. First Analysis remains an investor in Perceptyx.
July 30, 2021
Perceptyx, the leading employee listening and people analytics platform, has acquired First Analysis portfolio company Waggl, an employee feedback solution that crowdsources employee comments and ideas in real-time. First Analysis remains an investor in Perceptyx.
July 30, 2021
First Analysis exits portfolio company 4G Clinical as part of $230 million transaction
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, recently successfully exited its investment in portfolio company 4G Clinical, a leader in randomization and clinical trial supply management (RTSM) technology, as part of a more than $230 million growth equity investment by Goldman Sachs Asset Management. The investment will be used to fund 4G Clinical's continued global expansion, support the growing demand for 4G's products, and to further the company's mission of bringing crucial medicines t
July 21, 2021
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, recently successfully exited its investment in portfolio company 4G Clinical, a leader in randomization and clinical trial supply management (RTSM) technology, as part of a more than $230 million growth equity investment by Goldman Sachs Asset Management. The investment will be used to fund 4G Clinical's continued global expansion, support the growing demand for 4G's products, and to further the company's mission of bringing crucial medicines t
July 21, 2021
First Analysis invests in SmartCommerce, a leading frictionless e-commerce solution
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in SmartCommerce. SmartCommerce provides data-centric, AI-assisted SaaS solutions for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies. The $13 million round, led by longtime First Analysis partner Argentum Group, will be used for sales and marketing and continued product development.
April 21, 2021
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in SmartCommerce. SmartCommerce provides data-centric, AI-assisted SaaS solutions for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies. The $13 million round, led by longtime First Analysis partner Argentum Group, will be used for sales and marketing and continued product development.
April 21, 2021
First Analysis invests in Visage, a leading AI-powered talent recruiting platform
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Visage. Visage is a recruiting technology platform that combines the power of artificial intelligence (AI) and a freelance network to enable its customers to source talent more rapidly, effectively and cheaply than with any other technology, freeing recruiters to spend more time with candidates. First Analysis led the $7 million round.
March 19, 2021
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Visage. Visage is a recruiting technology platform that combines the power of artificial intelligence (AI) and a freelance network to enable its customers to source talent more rapidly, effectively and cheaply than with any other technology, freeing recruiters to spend more time with candidates. First Analysis led the $7 million round.
March 19, 2021
First Analysis invests in insurtech company PCMI
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in PCMI, a leading provider of administration software for the automotive, consumer and industrial warranty and service management markets. The round was led by Boston-based growth equity firm Equality Asset Management and enables PCMI to continue its focus on product expansion and client acquisition in North America and globally.
January 20, 2021
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in PCMI, a leading provider of administration software for the automotive, consumer and industrial warranty and service management markets. The round was led by Boston-based growth equity firm Equality Asset Management and enables PCMI to continue its focus on product expansion and client acquisition in North America and globally.
January 20, 2021
First Analysis portfolio company NimbeLink acquired by Airgain
Airgain Inc. (Nasdaq: AIRG), a leading provider of advanced antenna technologies used to enable high performance wireless networking across a broad range of devices and markets, including consumer, enterprise and automotive, recently announced it has acquired First Analysis portfolio company NimbeLink, a leader in cellular industrial Internet of Things (IoT) solutions and services. The addition of NimbeLink’s embedded modem products and asset tracking solutions is key to Airgain’s ongoing strate
January 14, 2021
Airgain Inc. (Nasdaq: AIRG), a leading provider of advanced antenna technologies used to enable high performance wireless networking across a broad range of devices and markets, including consumer, enterprise and automotive, recently announced it has acquired First Analysis portfolio company NimbeLink, a leader in cellular industrial Internet of Things (IoT) solutions and services. The addition of NimbeLink’s embedded modem products and asset tracking solutions is key to Airgain’s ongoing strate
January 14, 2021
First Analysis portfolio company Apixio acquired by Centene
Centene Corp. (CNC) has acquired First Analysis portfolio company Apixio, a healthcare analytics company offering artificial intelligence technology solutions. First Analysis has a long history of researching and investing in healthcare technology companies. First Analysis Managing Director Matthew Nicklin commented, “We appreciate having had the opportunity to be part of the Apixio story. Apixio is a great example of how a strong team addressing a critical need in the healthcare ecosystem can c
December 09, 2020
Centene Corp. (CNC) has acquired First Analysis portfolio company Apixio, a healthcare analytics company offering artificial intelligence technology solutions. First Analysis has a long history of researching and investing in healthcare technology companies. First Analysis Managing Director Matthew Nicklin commented, “We appreciate having had the opportunity to be part of the Apixio story. Apixio is a great example of how a strong team addressing a critical need in the healthcare ecosystem can c
December 09, 2020
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
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