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Recent Deal Roundup: August 2016

Updated: Aug 22, 2022

We had our busiest and best month ever this August, closing 11 funding deals—an all-time high. We provided funding to 9 new customers and 2 returning customers. Welcome to our new portfolio clients and congratulations to all on your continued growth.

EMPATHIQ (formerly Review Concierge) provides technology for online reputation/review management for healthcare. The company helps individual health providers, hospitals, and health systems monitor and optimize their online reviews across 70+ health review sites. EMPATHIQ helps health care providers listen to their patients so they can deliver a better experience. The San Diego-based company also provides patient experience analytics for larger healthcare enterprise systems and payers.

Texas-based NPact (formerly Fusion Labs, Inc.) is a leading software development firm specializing in custom IT solutions and commercial enterprise, web and mobile software from concept to legacy integration. The company creates and manages solutions for a large number of foundations and non-profits, and their solutions have simplified business practices for customers in the healthcare, technology, retail, finance and nonprofit marketplaces throughout the US, Canada, Europe, and the Pacific Rim. This is the company’s fourth round of funding from Lighter Capital.

Based in Folsom, California, Locable is a digital marketing platform company focused on creating hyperlocal content for community-oriented publications. The company offers a suite of marketing tools for local businesses, community publishers, Chambers of Commerce, and other community groups to build the “Main Street of the 21st Century.” The goal is to drive an increase in publisher’s website traffic, audience base, and customer revenue.

Influence Technologies has a platform that delivers interactive video experiences, also known as iVX. The company also offers content creation and marketing campaign strategy consulting. Based in Denver, Colorado, this is the company’s second round of funding with Lighter Capital.

Based in Orange, California, ListReports provides a mobile marketing solution allowing loan officers and real estate agents to create, manage, and deliver promotional materials. Customers can text or email the company any address in the US and receive custom marketing materials to win a listing, sell a home or educate a buyer. This is the company’s second round of funding from Lighter Capital.

Founded in 2010, OpenVault delivers network bandwidth/utilization analytical tools for cable and broadband providers. The company collects, manages and analyzes High-Speed Data (HSD) usage from cable operators around the world.

Prometheus Research is a leading provider of research informatics and data management services. The company is a trusted partner to the Yale University Child Study Center, the Marcus Autism Center, the Simons Foundation, and other leading research institutions. Prometheus’s vision is to provide low-cost, high-quality clinical research informatics solutions and data management services to help health-minded data owners get more value from their data. This is the company’s third round of funding from Lighter Capital.

San Diego-based Rock My Run is a digital health and technology fitness company that uses real-time data from users’ bodies to adapt content during exercise. The company’s first app helps runners stay motivated by having the music follow the steps or heart rate during exercise.

Spotio is a sales management and tracking tool for direct (Door-to-Door) sales. The software integrates with key third-party apps and platforms such as Dropbox, Google Apps and Salesforce, among others. The company is based in Dallas, Texas.

It’s been a fun, productive summer. We’ve provided growth capital to more than 115 companies via 177 revenue-based financing loans. We’re well on our way to meeting our goal of funding 500 companies by July 2018. Thank you to our new and existing clients for your continued partnership!

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