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Recent Deal Roundup: December 2016

Wow—December was an INCREDIBLE month for us at Lighter Capital! We set out the steep goal of doubling year-over-year for 2016. At times it felt impossible, but we did it! Not only is this a groundbreaking company record, we broke our monthly record of funding 13 companies by closing 24 deals. We’re beyond grateful for our awesome clients and stellar team who keep us motivated and passionate about funding startups. High-fives all around!

Here’s a snapshot of the companies we funded in December.

First-time clients

CodeHS offers the most comprehensive end-to-end solution for high schools worldwide. Over 14,000 educators use this web-based curriculum to teach computer science and coding to over 220,000 students.

Ekos Brewmaster specializes in management software for craft breweries. From inventory to sales tax reports, this easy-to-use software keeps breweries organized and focused on the most important thing—beer!

Signal Vine provides a student engagement platform for professors to communicate effectively via text messaging. Teachers can also organize student rosters based on various characteristics to share specific information/assignments.

Taqtile Mobility creates digital strategies and solutions for mobile, VR, and AR app development. With the 3D technology, businesses can also use geo-tracking codes for any AR/VR platform.

AislePlanner gives brides and wedding planners the necessary tools to stay organized and coordinated—all in one place. With this software, couples and professionals bring the big day to life through list management, budgeting, style guides, calendar reminders, and so much more.

MedKeeper has a suite of