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August 14, 2019

The Shipyard’s Smart Harbor purchased

Insurance Technologies Corp. has acquired Smart Harbor, a provider of digital technology solutions to insurance agents, which was owned by The Shipyard, a Columbus digital marketing agency. The acquisition will help the Dallas-area provider of websites, marketing, comparative rating and management software and services expand its service offerings....

By Jayne Gest

August 8, 2019

iPipeline bought by Roper Technologies

iPipeline, a provider of cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance and financial services industry is being acquired by Roper Technologies Inc, a diversified technology company....

By Adam Burroughs

August 8, 2019

TimelinePI bought by ABBYY

Philadelphia-based TimelinePI, a process intelligence platform designed to monitor and optimize business processes, has been acquired by ABBYY, a Content IQ technologies and solutions provider....

By Adam Burroughs

August 8, 2019

Sagent Auto, defi SOLUTIONS to merge

Sagent Auto LLC and defi SOLUTIONS-DE LLC, two auto lending technology and services, are merging. The resulting company will be known as defi SOLUTIONS and will have the financial backing of Warburg Pincus, Bain Capital Ventures, and Fiserv, Inc....

By Adam Burroughs

August 6, 2019

Park Place Technologies to buy Entuity

Park Place Technologies is set to acquire Entuity, a global network performance monitoring software company with offices in Boston and London....

By Adam Burroughs

July 31, 2019

MRI Software buys ProLease

Real estate software solutions provider MRI Software has acquired ProLease in a deal expected to support continued growth across all geographic markets and add a sizeable install base of marquee occupier clients in North America....

By Adam Burroughs

July 30, 2019

ORIS Intelligence sold to PriceSpider

PriceSpider has purchased Columbus startup ORIS Intelligence, which provides near real-time analytics into pricing inconsistencies and unauthorized sellers across online channels. The transaction is expected to help the Irvine, California, company provide a more comprehensive SaaS platform for consumer conversion, brand integrity and conversion Intelligence....

By Jayne Gest

July 30, 2019

Drive Capital invests in Physna

The early stage technology startup in Cincinnati completed a $6.9 million Series A round of financing led by Columbus-based Capital....

By Jayne Gest

July 30, 2019

Family Care Path Raises Angel Round

Cleveland-based Family Care Path, a 2016 spin-out company from Cleveland Clinic Innovations, has raised $600,000 of angel funding from undisclosed investors....

By Michael Marzec

July 23, 2019

Mark DeSantis steers RoadBotics through rapid growth

RoadBotics CEO Mark DeSantis shares his experience building RoadBotics from the ground up, including rapid two-year growth since it got its first customers....

By Jayne Gest

July 18, 2019

Frontline Education to buy Perennial EdTech

The Malvern-based provider of K-12 school administration software hopes the deal will help it expand the depth and breadth of problems addressed by its platform....

By Adam Burroughs

July 9, 2019

Industrial Scientific to buy SAFER Systems

Industrial Scientific has agreed to acquire SAFER® Systems, which is based in the Los Angeles-area. The acquisition adds SAFER Systems’ capabilities in hazard analysis and risk assessment to Industrial Scientific’s core functionality in connected sensing and predictive analytics....

By Jayne Gest

July 2, 2019

Keyfactor buys Spain’s Redtrust

The acquisition will help the digital identity management services provider better reach the European market....

By Adam Burroughs

July 2, 2019

Net Health buys Optima Healthcare in strategic deal

The Pittsburgh-based provider of cloud-based software for specialized outpatient care will use the deal to expand its cloud-based electronic medical record software part of its business....

By Jayne Gest

June 28, 2019

Chuck Bernicker Raises $250M For Blank Check Company

Former CardConnect CFO Chuck Bernicker has successfully closed a $250 million initial public offering for South Mountain Merger Corp., a "blank check" company formed for the purpose of acquiring financial technology businesses....

By Michael Marzec

June 25, 2019

Fintech Pineapple Payments buys rival CardChamp

This is the fourth acquisition for Pineapple Payments, which raised $35 million in a 2017 private equity funding round led by Providence Strategic Growth....

By Jayne Gest

June 24, 2019

WorkForce Software Receives Equity Investment

WorkForce Software has raised $17 million through a Series A round, a venture round and now a private equity round, according to Crunchbase....

By Mark Scott

June 20, 2019

MRI Software buys Dynamic Lead Solutions

The acquisition of the provider of technology for tracking and engaging potential residents and analyzing marketing returns is intended to enhance MRI Living, the company’s range of residential real estate solutions....

By Adam Burroughs

June 13, 2019

Hyundai invests in Aurora as part of $600M+ Series B Round

Aurora’s existing partner Hyundai Motor Group has invested in Aurora as part of its Series B financing round. The self-driving technology startup now raised more than $700 million to develop Aurora Driver, strengthen its team and acquire cutting-edge technology....

By Jayne Gest

June 6, 2019

Industrial Scientific to buy Intelex for $570M

The acquisition of Intelex is the largest in the history of EHSQ pureplay vendors and one of the top five largest Canadian technology company exits in the last decade....

By Jayne Gest

June 4, 2019

irth Solutions recapitalizes under Gauge Capital

As part of the investment, two employees of Gauge Capital have joined the company’s board....

By Jayne Gest

May 31, 2019

Hyland's acquisition strategy fuels march to $1B in sales

CEO Bill Priemer and M&A chief Justin Torkelson talk about the software company’s acquisition strategy and the role dealmaking has played in putting Hyland on the cusp of being a $1 billion business....

By Mark Scott

May 30, 2019

BigTime Software Closes $14M Growth Equity Investment

The Chicago-based company provides more than 2,000 professional services firms with an integrated all-in-one solution for budgeting, tracking, managing and invoicing within project-based firms....

By Mark Scott

May 29, 2019

Beam Dental raises $55M Series D round

The fast-growing dental benefits provider raised a Series D round led by Toronto PE firm, Georgian Partners. Columbus-based Drive Capital, which was involved in two previous funding rounds, participated in the latest capital raise as well....

By Jayne Gest

May 29, 2019

Ryan and Hoa McManus go full throttle with microtransit startup SHARE

After quietly raising $5 million, the microtransit business is expanding into Cleveland, Cincinnati, Detroit, Indianapolis and Dallas, with more cities on the way....

By Jayne Gest

May 23, 2019

Phil Alexander: Give Potential Investors A Reason To Believe

The founder of ConceptDrop and Nexus A.I. talks about the role personality can play in making better connections with potential investors....

By Mark Scott

May 21, 2019

Riverside Invests In Naturally Slim

The Dallas-based company has a digital health platform focused on helping participants lose weight and lead healthier lives....

By Adam Burroughs

May 21, 2019

Shaker International, Montage merge

The new company will work in the area of talent acquisition, embedding predictive intelligence into automated hiring workflows that enable better candidate experiences and “smarter” hiring decisions....

By Adam Burroughs

May 20, 2019

Zebra Technologies To Acquire Profitect

Profitect uses machine learning and prescriptive analytics to identify opportunities to positively impact sales and margin for leading retail and CPG brands....

By Mark Scott

May 20, 2019

Nationwide, State Auto Labs Invest In Virtual Claims Firm

Snapsheet, a provider of cloud-based insurance claims services, has closed $29 million in Series E funding led by Seattle-based Tola Capital....

By Mark Scott

May 20, 2019

Clinc raises $52 million Series B round to scale AI platform

Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Clinc, which is developing a conversational AI platform, has raised a $52 million Series B, with investments from Drive Capital, Insight Partners, DFJ Growth, Hyde Park Venture...

By Jayne Gest

May 16, 2019

Public Finance Resources bought by Forecast5 Analytics

Forecast5 Analytics has signed an agreement to acquire Public Finance Resources, the leading provider of financial forecasting services for Ohio local governments. Forecast5 plans to use the strategic acquisition to serve schools in Ohio and across the nation....

By Jayne Gest

May 13, 2019

TrueCommerce acquires San Diego’s ecUtopia

Pittsburgh-based TrueCommerce has acquired ecUtopia, a cloud-based supply chain collaboration and visibility platform. The transaction complements TrueCommerce's portfolio and strengthens its commerce network in several market segments....

By Jayne Gest

May 13, 2019

DRB Systems acquires Suds Creative

Akron’s DRB Systems, a car wash technology company, is acquiring Suds Creative, a car wash marketing company based in Meridian, Idaho....

By Adam Burroughs

May 9, 2019

Ikos raises $4M in round led by Draper Triangle Ventures

The round includes new investors ValueStream, a New York City-based growth fund, as well as existing regional investors Birchmere Ventures and Riverfront Ventures....

By Jayne Gest

May 2, 2019

ANSYS acquires assets of Maryland software company DfR Solutions

ANSYS has acquired the assets of DfR Solutions, the Maryland developer of Sherlock, the industry’s only automated design reliability analysis software....

By Jayne Gest

April 24, 2019

Rock Holdings buys leading Canadian mortgage tech startup

Deal gives the parent company of Quicken Loans access to Lendesk’s proprietary, direct-to-lender mortgage application network that streamlines the mortgage origination process....

By Mark Scott

April 22, 2019

Uber ATG raises $1B ahead of self-driving car spinout

The development, speculated about for some time, removes a deeply unprofitable unit from the main Uber business, helping Uber scale back some of its losses...

By Jayne Gest

April 22, 2019

Hickok acquires Data Genomix

The Cleveland-based holding company has acquired social media marketing application assets from Data Genomix Inc., which is also based in Cleveland....

By Adam Burroughs

April 19, 2019

Report: Gilbert's StockX headed for unicorn status

The online sneaker resale marketplace looks to be headed for unicorn status thanks to a reported investment from Hong Kong-based DST Global....

By Michael Marzec

April 18, 2019

Riverside Co. invests in HemaTerra Technologies

The Cleveland-based PE firm intends to build on HemaTerra’s product offerings by investing in new product development, enhancing sales and marketing, and pursuing strategic partnerships and combinations....

By Adam Burroughs

April 18, 2019

Lear completes acquisition of Xevo

Southfield-based Lear Corp. has completed its acquisition of Xevo Inc., a $320 million deal that combines the Seattle company’s car technology with Lear's expertise in electronic systems....

By Mark Scott

April 9, 2019

PSI establishes Silicon Valley innovation hub with strategic investment

Proteam Solutions, an IT consulting and staffing firm, has invested in the San Francisco-based startup Akava. PSI will have access to Bay Area talent and resources through the software development studio....

By Jayne Gest

April 8, 2019

Deep Lens raises $14M in Series A funding round

Nationwide Children’s Hospital spinout Deep Lens Inc. closed a $14 million Series A funding round, led by Maryland VC firm Northpond Ventures....

By Jayne Gest

April 2, 2019

Lear to buy Xevo in $320M deal

The $320 million deal will combine Seattle-based Xevo's e-commerce vehicle platform technology with Southfield-based Lear's expertise in electronic systems....

By Mark Scott

April 1, 2019

Fifth Eye raises $11.5M Series A round

The Ann Arbor-based medical device software company will used the funds to secure FDA clearance of of its first product, support clinical studies and enable commercial launch of the product....

By Adam Burroughs

March 28, 2019

EmployStream gets $3.5 Series A bump

EmployStream has closed a $3.5 million Series A funding round that it will use to expand its product development, marketing and sales efforts as it looks to increase its footprint in the staffing industry....

By Adam Burroughs

March 21, 2019

3-D startup Kaarta raises $6.5M

The developer of real-time mobile 3D reality capture raised the funds to accelerate the growth of its mobile mapping and localization technology....

By Adam Burroughs

March 15, 2019

PriorAuthNow raises $6.2M

Health care startup PriorAuthNow Inc. has received $6.2 million in funding from a Santa Monica-based investment firm, bringing its five-year total above $22M....

By Adam Burroughs

February 28, 2019

Adrich gets seed funding from Sony

Sony Innovation Fund invests in maker of labels that track consumer behavior....

By Adam Burroughs