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Recent Deal Roundup: July 2016

Updated: Jun 1, 2022

It’s been a record-breaking summer at Lighter Capital. We closed 9 growth capital deals in July—an all-time high. We provided $2.8 million in funding to 7 new customers and 2 returning customers. Welcome to our new clients and congratulations to all!

AppBuddy enhances Salesforce user productivity through its GridBuddy product, a UI simplification engine that creates easy-to-use data entry experiences. GridBuddy helps  enterprises and app vendors avoid custom development work for complex data management or highly transactional Salesforce use cases. Founded in 2002, AppBuddy is located in Millbrae, California.

BlackBag Technologies develops digital forensic software to analyze, report and collaborate critical evidence found in mobile devices and computers. Its software is used by hundreds of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies around the world for criminal investigations, as well as leading corporations and consultants handling HR investigations and eDiscovery matters. BlackBag is located in San Jose, California.

Eventric provides software and online services for the professional live entertainment industry. Its products include tour and artist management applications as well as a specialty VIP ticketing service. Eventric’s solutions promote connectivity, community, and competency, making the production of live events more profitable and effective. The company’s customers include music artists, artist management, tour and event production companies, entertainment venues and festivals.

Frrole leverages social data to provide hard-to-get consumer insights to marketers and product owners. The company’s mission is to redefine “intelligence” as it relates to social data analytics. As enterprise companies are using social media more, they’re finding that social insights can be critical in a variety of complex, increasingly non-trivial scenarios. Frrole’s solutions provide signals from social data that traditional analytics tools are unable to provide. Frrole is based in Palo Alto, California.

Glance Networks delivers visual engagement and other solutions that enable companies to see, show, and share what they need—online. Many healthcare, financial services, technology/SaaS, retail, and travel and leisure organizations use Glance’s solution to bring a personalized experience to customer service, sales, and customer support. The company has strategic partner integrations with Salesforce, Genesys, SAP, LiveOps, and Zendesk. Glance Networks is based in Arlington, Massachusetts. This is their second round of funding from Lighter Capital.

Located in Brookline, Massachusetts, SimplyReliable delivers SaaS software for audio/visual installers to manage projects and work orders, create proposals, invoice clients, and schedule appointments. Founded in 2002, the company offers a design tool for wire diagrams and cable schedules.

Founded in 2013, StudySoup launched its peer-to-peer learning marketplace in 2014. The company helps struggling students get the education content they need to succeed in class including study guides, textbook notes and lecture notes. StudySoup was founded on the idea that learning from your peers is the best way to learn.

Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, TruClinic offers telemedicine software to large and small health systems, allowing doctors to securely communicate face-to-face with their patients using nothing more than an internet browser and a webcam. Patients can also use TruClinic’s online scheduling tools to set up appointments with their health care practitioner.

TBX Employee Benefits offers a SaaS solution for medium to large businesses that provides a portal for their employees to manage their personal HR benefits. Employees can access educational materials to better understand their benefits. TBX’s software also provides back-end analytics and reporting. The company has features that allows HR teams to aggregate data for Affordable Care Act reporting requirements. This is TBX’s second round of funding from Lighter Capital.

Our customers make our success possible. When you succeed, we succeed. Thanks to you, we’ve provided growth capital to more than 110 companies via 160+ revenue-based financing loans. We’re well on our way to meeting our goal of funding 500 companies by July 2018.

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