Venture capital news
First Analysis invests in Dina, provider of home-centered care coordination solutions
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Dina, provider of digital network management and coordination solutions for the Medicare Advantage and managed Medicaid markets, with a particular focus on coordinating supplemental benefits and long-term services and supports (LTSS). The investment will support Dina’s go-to-market strategy as well as continued execution of the product roadmap. First Analysis led the $7 million Series B round.
February 13, 2024
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Dina, provider of digital network management and coordination solutions for the Medicare Advantage and managed Medicaid markets, with a particular focus on coordinating supplemental benefits and long-term services and supports (LTSS). The investment will support Dina’s go-to-market strategy as well as continued execution of the product roadmap. First Analysis led the $7 million Series B round.
February 13, 2024
First Analysis portfolio company Fleetworthy Solutions acquired by Bestpass
Bestpass, a leading toll management and payment platform for commercial vehicles, has acquired First Analysis portfolio company Fleetworthy Solutions, a provider of fleet safety, compliance and risk management solutions. Bestpass will now offer a comprehensive suite of services that cover all aspects of tolling, compliance and safety for commercial fleets of all sizes.
November 28, 2023
Bestpass, a leading toll management and payment platform for commercial vehicles, has acquired First Analysis portfolio company Fleetworthy Solutions, a provider of fleet safety, compliance and risk management solutions. Bestpass will now offer a comprehensive suite of services that cover all aspects of tolling, compliance and safety for commercial fleets of all sizes.
November 28, 2023
First Analysis invests in Stamus Networks, provider of enterprise class Suricata-based network security
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Stamus Networks, a leader in Suricata-based network security. The investment is intended to enable Stamus to advance product innovation, elevate customer experience, and scale go-to-market resources and programs. First Analysis led the $6 million Series A round of funding with participation from new investor SmoothBrain. Existing seed stage investors Elevate Ventures and VisionTech Partners also participated in the
August 08, 2023
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Stamus Networks, a leader in Suricata-based network security. The investment is intended to enable Stamus to advance product innovation, elevate customer experience, and scale go-to-market resources and programs. First Analysis led the $6 million Series A round of funding with participation from new investor SmoothBrain. Existing seed stage investors Elevate Ventures and VisionTech Partners also participated in the
August 08, 2023
First Analysis portfolio company Netchex acquired by GrowthCurve Capital
CHICAGO – June 20, 2023 – GrowthCurve Capital has acquired First Analysis portfolio company Netchex, a provider of cloud-based human capital management and payroll software. GrowthCurve's investment will provide Netchex with the opportunity to enhance its artificial intelligence (AI) strategy by accelerating the development of new data analytics products. It will also support the successful launch of new business lines and facilitate expansion into previously untapped markets.
June 20, 2023
CHICAGO – June 20, 2023 – GrowthCurve Capital has acquired First Analysis portfolio company Netchex, a provider of cloud-based human capital management and payroll software. GrowthCurve's investment will provide Netchex with the opportunity to enhance its artificial intelligence (AI) strategy by accelerating the development of new data analytics products. It will also support the successful launch of new business lines and facilitate expansion into previously untapped markets.
June 20, 2023
First Analysis portfolio company Gyrodata acquired by SLB
SLB (SLB) has completed its acquisition of First Analysis portfolio company Gyrodata, a global company specializing in gyroscopic wellbore positioning and survey technology. The transaction will incorporate Gyrodata’s wellbore placement and surveying technologies within SLB’s Well Construction business.
February 09, 2023
SLB (SLB) has completed its acquisition of First Analysis portfolio company Gyrodata, a global company specializing in gyroscopic wellbore positioning and survey technology. The transaction will incorporate Gyrodata’s wellbore placement and surveying technologies within SLB’s Well Construction business.
February 09, 2023
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
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
First Analysis portfolio company Yello receives strategic growth investment
First Analysis portfolio company Yello, the leading talent acquisition software company, recently closed a $31 million series C funding round, led by new investor JMI Equity with participation from First Analysis, which first invested in 2014.
June 26, 2017
First Analysis portfolio company Yello, the leading talent acquisition software company, recently closed a $31 million series C funding round, led by new investor JMI Equity with participation from First Analysis, which first invested in 2014.
June 26, 2017
First Analysis portfolio company CSA Medical cleared for cryotherapy label expansion
First Analysis portfolio company CSA Medical, which provides a proprietary spray cryotherapy technology platform to flash freeze and destroy unwanted tissue in the body, recently received FDA clearance for its truFreeze label to refer specifically to Barrett's esophagus with high grade dysplasia (HGD).
June 14, 2017
First Analysis portfolio company CSA Medical, which provides a proprietary spray cryotherapy technology platform to flash freeze and destroy unwanted tissue in the body, recently received FDA clearance for its truFreeze label to refer specifically to Barrett's esophagus with high grade dysplasia (HGD).
June 14, 2017
First Analysis portfolio company Yello honored with a top award at the 2016 ITA CityLIGHTS Awards
First Analysis portfolio company Yello, the leading talent acquisition software company, has been honored with the top award for Outstanding Technology Development at the 2016 Illinois Technology Association (ITA) CityLIGHTS Awards for its Yello Referrals solution.
September 23, 2016
First Analysis portfolio company Yello, the leading talent acquisition software company, has been honored with the top award for Outstanding Technology Development at the 2016 Illinois Technology Association (ITA) CityLIGHTS Awards for its Yello Referrals solution.
September 23, 2016
First Analysis SaaS recruitment portfolio company Yello adds to Series B round
Yello, the leading talent acquisition software company, recently raised an additional $4.2 million in Series B funding, led by long-time First Analysis partner firm, Argentum.
September 12, 2016
Yello, the leading talent acquisition software company, recently raised an additional $4.2 million in Series B funding, led by long-time First Analysis partner firm, Argentum.
September 12, 2016
First Analysis's investment in StreamLink Software: Leading grant and board management SaaS provider
Among First Analysis’s most recent new investments is StreamLink Software, the leading grant and board management software as a service provider for nonprofit and public sector clients. The $10 million Series A round, which was led by First Analysis in May, will enable StreamLink Software to further develop its market-leading products and fuel growth.
September 09, 2016
Among First Analysis’s most recent new investments is StreamLink Software, the leading grant and board management software as a service provider for nonprofit and public sector clients. The $10 million Series A round, which was led by First Analysis in May, will enable StreamLink Software to further develop its market-leading products and fuel growth.
September 09, 2016
First Analysis invests in leading healthcare data science company Apixio
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Apixio. Headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., Apixio brings advanced data to healthcare by extracting and analyzing previously trapped unstructured medical record data, giving healthcare payers and providers unprecedented access to groundbreaking insights.
June 02, 2016
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a new investment in Apixio. Headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., Apixio brings advanced data to healthcare by extracting and analyzing previously trapped unstructured medical record data, giving healthcare payers and providers unprecedented access to groundbreaking insights.
June 02, 2016
First Analysis invests in cloud-based event management solutions company etouches
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has invested in etouches as part of a $20 million round of growth financing led by long-time First Analysis partner Argentum, an existing investor.
May 17, 2016
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has invested in etouches as part of a $20 million round of growth financing led by long-time First Analysis partner Argentum, an existing investor.
May 17, 2016
First Analysis invests in cloud-based payroll & HR solutions company Netchex Online
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has co-invested in the Primus Capital-led growth investment in Netchex Online. Headquartered in Mandeville, La., Netchex offers a leading edge SaaS-based solution including robust tools for recruiting top talent, paperless onboarding, labor cost tracking and seamless management of benefits, in addition to base payroll and tax.
April 04, 2016
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has co-invested in the Primus Capital-led growth investment in Netchex Online. Headquartered in Mandeville, La., Netchex offers a leading edge SaaS-based solution including robust tools for recruiting top talent, paperless onboarding, labor cost tracking and seamless management of benefits, in addition to base payroll and tax.
April 04, 2016
First Analysis invests in IoT/M2M hardware solutions company NimbeLink
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a $2.5 million Series A investment in NimbeLink. NimbeLink, based in Minneapolis, allows companies to quickly and cost effectively bring wireless IoT solutions to market leveraging its versatile cellular hardware platform, developmental tools, and design services capabilities.
March 15, 2016
First Analysis, a leading venture capital investor, has made a $2.5 million Series A investment in NimbeLink. NimbeLink, based in Minneapolis, allows companies to quickly and cost effectively bring wireless IoT solutions to market leveraging its versatile cellular hardware platform, developmental tools, and design services capabilities.
March 15, 2016
First Analysis invests in neuroprotective surgery company Checkpoint Surgical
First Analysis, a leading private growth-equity investor, has made a new investment in Checkpoint Surgical. Checkpoint, based in Cleveland, advances the practice of neuroprotective surgery by providing surgeons with state-of-the-art technology to safely and cost-effectively help protect and repair nerves intraoperatively.
December 17, 2015
First Analysis, a leading private growth-equity investor, has made a new investment in Checkpoint Surgical. Checkpoint, based in Cleveland, advances the practice of neuroprotective surgery by providing surgeons with state-of-the-art technology to safely and cost-effectively help protect and repair nerves intraoperatively.
December 17, 2015
First Analysis SaaS recruitment portfolio company Yello raises Series B round
Yello, the leading web and mobile recruitment platform, recently raised $5 million in Series B funding, led by long-time First Analysis partner firm the Argentum Group.
November 10, 2015
Yello, the leading web and mobile recruitment platform, recently raised $5 million in Series B funding, led by long-time First Analysis partner firm the Argentum Group.
November 10, 2015
First Analysis portfolio company Mediant gets strategic investment from RR Donnelley
First Analysis portfolio company Mediant Communications Inc., a provider of electronic and printed shareholder communications, recently received a minority strategic investment from R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. (Nasdaq: RRD).
November 06, 2015
First Analysis portfolio company Mediant Communications Inc., a provider of electronic and printed shareholder communications, recently received a minority strategic investment from R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. (Nasdaq: RRD).
November 06, 2015
First Analysis invests in enterprise procurement SaaS company BuyerQuest
First Analysis, a leading private growth-equity investor, has made a new investment in BuyerQuest Inc. BuyerQuest, based in Cleveland, provides cloud-based enterprise procure-to-pay (P2P) software solutions that enable large enterprises to efficiently procure goods and services.
October 08, 2015
First Analysis, a leading private growth-equity investor, has made a new investment in BuyerQuest Inc. BuyerQuest, based in Cleveland, provides cloud-based enterprise procure-to-pay (P2P) software solutions that enable large enterprises to efficiently procure goods and services.
October 08, 2015
First Analysis portfolio company Trustwave completes sale to Singtel
First Analysis portfolio company Trustwave, a provider of managed security services, recently completed its sale to Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel), one of Asia's leading communications companies.
September 11, 2015
First Analysis portfolio company Trustwave, a provider of managed security services, recently completed its sale to Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel), one of Asia's leading communications companies.
September 11, 2015
First Analysis portfolio company Scale Computing’s latest funding to fuel new products
First Analysis portfolio company Scale Computing, a leading provider of hyperconverged solutions, recently closed on an $18 million funding round.
August 28, 2015
First Analysis portfolio company Scale Computing, a leading provider of hyperconverged solutions, recently closed on an $18 million funding round.
August 28, 2015
First Analysis portfolio company Chrome River receives $100 million investment
First Analysis portfolio company Chrome River Technologies, a leading provider of online expense reporting and automated invoice processing software, recently announced it raised $100 million from Great Hill Partners in a Series D funding round.
July 30, 2015
First Analysis portfolio company Chrome River Technologies, a leading provider of online expense reporting and automated invoice processing software, recently announced it raised $100 million from Great Hill Partners in a Series D funding round.
July 30, 2015
First Analysis invests in precision medicine company Courtagen Life Sciences
First Analysis, a leading private growth-equity investor, has made a new investment in Courtagen Life Sciences Inc. Courtagen, based in Woburn, Mass., develops and markets genetic diagnostic tests focused on complex pediatric neurologic and metabolic disorders.
July 15, 2015
First Analysis, a leading private growth-equity investor, has made a new investment in Courtagen Life Sciences Inc. Courtagen, based in Woburn, Mass., develops and markets genetic diagnostic tests focused on complex pediatric neurologic and metabolic disorders.
July 15, 2015
First Analysis welcomes Joseph Munda to its life science technology team
Joseph Munda has joined Chicago-based First Analysis as a senior analyst in its life science technology group. Joe will be responsible for identifying and leveraging the best opportunities in the life science technology sector – both public and private – for First Analysis’s equity research and venture capital businesses and will provide research coverage of leading companies in the sector.
May 14, 2015
Joseph Munda has joined Chicago-based First Analysis as a senior analyst in its life science technology group. Joe will be responsible for identifying and leveraging the best opportunities in the life science technology sector – both public and private – for First Analysis’s equity research and venture capital businesses and will provide research coverage of leading companies in the sector.
May 14, 2015
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