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Recent Deal Roundup: Q2 2017


Happy Q3, everybody! We’re halfway through the year and moving ever closer to our goal of funding 500 companies. This last quarter we funded a record number of returning clients, along with a lot of new ones!

Here’s a snapshot of some of the companies we funded in Q2.

Highlights of first-time clients

Graphium Health builds software solutions for anesthesia that helps take the complexity out of compliance, billing, and managing electronic health records. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Graphium Health was founded in 2010.

Go Nimbly is a consulting firm focused on helping SaaS businesses scale their sales and marketing teams, from strategy to execution. Founded in 2013, Go Nimbly is based in San Francisco.

Growbots helps demand gen teams increase their efficiency with machine learning. Their AI algorithms generate contact lists, run outreach campaigns, optimize results, and manage inboxes, so reps can spend more time talking to potential customers.

Panopta provides an advanced infrastructure monitoring platform that helps you monitor server, application, and network performance for cloud, on-premise, and hybrid environments on both sides of your firewall.

InsureSign provides an electronic signature platform that helps their clients’ businesses move faster and more securely. They plan to dedicate half their funding on marketing spend and half to hiring developers.

ShareKnowledge is the first corporate learning management system built on Microsoft SharePoint. It offers flexible e-learning and classroom training, an intuitive UI, built-in testing and assessments, and integrations tied to your HRIS and Active Directory.

bflow is a home medical equipment billing software and business management solution for DME operations looking for simplification and affordability in a cloud-based software package. bflow was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Fresno, CA.

MobileForce Software provides a cloud-based customer relationship optimization platform that helps enterprises optimize engagement and productivity by giving field personnel the right information at the right time on the right device. They were founded in 2011 and operate out of Sunnyvale, CA.

Clinigence builds SaaS-based clinical business intelligence services. Their software empowers healthcare providers to transform their businesses from volume- to value-based payment models by leveraging patient data and technology. Clinigence is based in Atlanta.

KBMax (Citius Software Corporation) builds a 3D CPQ UI for Salesforce and Oracle, along with all the tools needed to implement in, including a full-featured rules language, 3D visualization, smart pricing, workflow & approval engine, CAD automation, and out-of-the-box integrations with relevant CRM, ERP, and CAD systems.

Roya provides a suite of tools, including a CRM and CMS, to small business owners so that they can enjoy the same cloud-based technology and modern business solutions used by enterprises. Roya is based in San Diego.

Highlights from repeat clients

Design Pickle, the #1 flat-rate graphic design service in the world, returned for their second round of revenue-based financing. They’re growing fast, and we’re thrilled to be a part of their success!

Circle Commerce returned for their second round. Circle Commerce provides customizable order management and ERP software for ecommerce and multi-channel direct marketers. We first funded them in January of last year.

StudySoup launched their peer-to-peer learning marketplace in 2014. They’ve been growing fast ever since. This is their third round of funding from Lighter Capital in the last year, and we’re excited to watch them keep growing!

San Francisco-based Rallyware returned for their second round to help scale up their cloud-based workforce engagement platform. We first funded them in March of 2016.

ePublishing provides publishers and media businesses across the globe a platform that helps them increase their revenue, reduce costs, and drive engagement. This is their third round of Lighter Capital funding.

TBX returned for a third funding round after taking two in 2016. They provide a HR SaaS solution for medium- and large-sized businesses. TBX users can access educational materials to better understand their benefits. The software provides backend analytics and reporting, too.

OpenVault provides high-speed data usage analytics and actionable solutions to cable operators. They now support more than 150 operators on four continents. This is their second round from Lighter Capital.

We offered our fifth round to Imprev, the leading provider of marketing automation solutions for real estate professionals. Imprev received their first round of revenue-based financing back in July of 2015.

Badger Maps returned for a second round of revenue-based financing in May, almost exactly a year after their first. Badger Maps offers mobile sales route planning software for field sales reps. Their solution help more than 1,300 customers to accelerate their sales process and CRM usage.

Aisle Planner gives brides and wedding planners the tools they need to stay organized and coordinated. With Aisle Planner, couples and professionals bring the big day to life through list management, budgeting, style guides, calendar reminders, and more. This is Aisle Planner’s second round of revenue-based financing.

Spotio is a sales management and tracking tool for direct sales. The software integrates with key third-party apps and platforms such as Dropbox, Google Apps and Salesforce, among others. We first funded Spotio in August of 2016.

Shufflrr is a presentation management software allowing enterprises to create, share, broadcast, and track data to gain efficiencies. Presentations can also integrate with Salesforce. Shufflrr closed their first financing from Lighter Capital in December; this is their second round.

Congrats to all of our newcomers, and welcome back to all of our returning clients. We hope Q3 is full of exciting new hires and milestone completions and growth spikes!

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