CIT GAP Funds

CIT GAP Funds is a venture capital firm specializing in seed-stage, early stage, growth capital and pre-venture investments. They invest in aerospace, technology, clean technology and life science companies with a focus on batteries, biosciences, medical equipment, medical testing, analyzing and diagnostic equipment, medical instruments, agricultural biotechnology, cyber security and enterprise software, semiconductors, e-commerce, security, control, surveillance and detection equipment, hydroelectric power generation, biofuels, fuel cells, electric power by solar energy, electric power by wind energy, networking equipment, and water purification. The firm primarily invests in companies headquartered, and with a desire to grow in, the Commonwealth of Virginia. It initially invests up to $0.1 million alone, or typically $0.5 million through larger syndications rounds. It also runs a 90 day accelerator programme. The firm invests 12 to 36 months in advance of a series-A venture investment. It makes equity and near equity investment. The firm may participate in subsequent financings of portfolio companies. It will finance specific technology or business development milestones that trigger a larger angel or venture capital investment. The firm will not invest in companies that have had prior outside financing in excess of $0.5 million from family, friends, and angels. CIT GAP Funds was founded in 2005 and is based at Herndon, Virginia.

Alex Euler

Investment Director

Jennifer O'Daniel

Investment Director

Marco Rubin

Senior Investment Director

Tom Weithman

CIO, VP and MD

182 past transactions

Synoptos

Seed Round in 2011
Ignite Synoptos Solutions, Inc., a media monitoring and intelligence company, provides news and social insights. It serves Fortune 500 companies, federal agencies, congressional committees, and for-and non-for-profit organizations. Ignite Synoptos Solutions, Inc. was formerly known as Synoptos Inc. As a result of the acquisition of Synoptos Inc. by Ignite Technologies, Inc., its name was changed. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Washington, District Of Columbia. As of March 8, 2019, Ignite Synoptos Solutions, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Ignite Technologies, Inc.

Servhawk

Seed Round in 2011
Servhawk LLC, a Northern Virginia-based provider of server energy analytics solutions. Led by CEO Denis Yaro, Servhawk has build a proprietary solution designed to evaluate how much energy servers consume and how productively they use that energy and to help IT organizations identify ways to lower operating costs. The company also offers tools to examine alternative server deployments, quantifying potential reductions in energy consumption and cost.

Slate Bio

Seed Round in 2021
Slate Bio is an immunotherapeutics development company that develops therapies that restore the body's natural immunological response in different diseases using bifunctional IL233 cytokine, thereby providing users with an independent synergistic pathway that has greater tissue selectivity and improved pharmacodynamics.

RoundlyX

Seed Round in 2021
RoundlyX is Mint.com for Digital Assets. It offers a universal software as a service (SaaS) toolset that connects to existing digital asset exchange infrastructure. RoundlyX's users can manage their digital asset portfolios via one dashboard with access to tools such as; "Roundup Investing" (similar to the hit Acorns app for equity investing but for the digital asset class), curated content, and aggregated services.

Natural Insight

Seed Round in 2006
Natural Insight operates a cloud-based workforce management platform that provides staff communication, on-demand staff scheduling, integrated timekeeping, project management, and reveal analytics services. It serves retailers, consumer brands, CPG companies, merchandisers, and marketing agencies in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Sterling, Virginia with additional locations in Markham, Canada; and Birmingham, United Kingdom. As of October 21, 2019, Natural Insight operates as a subsidiary of Movista Inc.

RecargaX

Seed Round in 2012
RecargaX

Babylon Micro-Farms

Series A in 2023
Babylon Micro-Farms Inc. operates farms for farmers to grow their own produce. The company offers indoor farming services for leafy greens, herbs & micro's, and edible flowers. Babylon Micro-Farms Inc. was founded in 2017 and is based in Charlottesville, Virginia.

AtWork

Venture Round in 2023
AtWork Systems, Inc. is a computer software company based in Herndon, Virginia. Our SaaS platform OneLynk offers a complete suite of cloud-based apps that provide a comprehensive shared services back-office ecosystem to small and medium-sized firms, such as, commercial professional services firms or government contractors.

Fenris

Venture Round in 2021
Fenris Digital develops a cloud-based platform for global property and casualty insurers. The company provides solutions, which includes digital solutions, data foundations, decisioning support, and design thinking solutions. It offers AI-based analytics engine and scoring for streamlined underwriting results. It also offers TouchQuote, a white-labeled mobile-first quoting platform. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Glen Allen, Virginia.

Veenome Inc.

Seed Round in 2012
Veenome automatically translates videos into data at a very large scale to help Ad Networks and Publishers lift their CPMs through targeting, reduce fraud through viewability detection and eliminate brand safety/objectionable content concerns. Specifically the data that we create from these videos includes: IAB Category, IAB Subcategory, Brand Safety Category, Viewability(Player size, player page position, autoplay and muting detection), Duration, Player Size, Media Size, Media Type, Media URL, Page URL and FPS

Ubiquitilink

Venture Round in 2022
Lynk is a mobile connectivity company that allows to partner with mobile network operators to connect existing mobile phone customers to each other, anywhere on the planet. It aims to provide broadband connectivity directly to ordinary mobile phones. Lynk was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia.

Fitnet Corporation

Series A in 2014
Fitnet delivers a personal fitness experience to mobile combining biometric sensors, fitness coaching, and online workout buddies. Its unique technological approach converts a mobile webcam into a biometric sensor capable of scoring an individual while they work out with a human trainer. The Fitnet application is used in over 190 countries and its clients have collectively burned over 10 million calories since the launch on January 1, 2014.

Villagize

Seed Round in 2012
Villagize

LiveSafe, Inc.

Series B in 2015
LiveSafe, Inc. designs and develops a mobile safety communications platform. The company’s safety communications platform combines a mobile application and a cloud-based command dashboard that allows people to send actionable crowd-sourced intelligence to connect people to the help they need. It serves media and technology, property management, retail, entertainment and sports, and financial services enterprises, as well as malls, hospitals, and government contractors. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Arlington, Virginia with an additional office in Clearwater, Florida. As of October 6, 2020, LiveSafe, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Vector Solutions, Inc.

Airside Mobile, Inc.

Seed Round in 2011
Airside Mobile, Inc. develops a mobile platform that enables users to download mobile boarding passes, as well as check flight status, departure and arrival gates, and weather. It offers Airside Express, a mobile application that allows travelers to get through their airport experience by connecting them to needed services, such as mobile boarding passes, express security queues, and on-airport dining and retail. It also provides B4YouBoard, an application that allows travelers to order food to their airport gate. Airside Mobile, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in Arlington, Virginia.

Global Cell Solutions, Inc.

Seed Round in 2007
Global Cell Solutions, Inc. provides three-dimensional cell culturing tools and cell-based assays to researchers engage in the fields of biotechnology, drug discovery, therapeutic, and pharmaceutical researches. Its products and services include BioLevitator, which facilitates nutrient and gas exchange, and monitors the culture process in real-time; GEM, a magnetic micro carrier designed to maintain the in-vivo phenotype of favorite cell line, as well as provides a vehicle for culture transport through the drug discovery process; and cell culturing services, including assessments, implementation, and transition. The company also operates an online store that sells GEM packs, GEM reagents, media, adhesion assay kits, and accessories. Global Cell Solutions, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Verication

Seed Round in 2004
Verication

SpydrSafe Mobile Security

Seed Round in 2012
SpydrSafe Mobile Security has designed the first-of-its-kind Mobile Application Security platform that controls how mobile apps access, use and share corporate data on smartphones and tablets. It is the only solution that provides enterprise IT uniform and fine-grained policy control over ANY mobile app, whether pre-loaded, downloaded from commercial app stores, or developed in-house. SpydrSafe was founded in 2011 by seasoned enterprise security professionals and engineers from McAfee/Intel with more than 16 years of combined experience in mobile security. SpydrSafe is headquartered outside of Washington, DC.

Senseware, Inc.

Convertible Note in 2014
Senseware, Inc. develops a facility monitoring and controls platform for the commercial and industrial building market. Its platform wirelessly monitors performance across various mechanical, electrical, environmental, and plumbing systems to help building managers and energy consultants run their facilities more cost-effectively. The company’s platform includes hardware and software that enable a range of applications from energy management, equipment-level asset management, HVAC control solutions, gas and water management, auditing, critical facilities management, facility maintenance and optimization, and workspace optimization. Senseware, Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Fairfax, Virginia.

e-Kare

Venture Round in 2015
e-Kare Inc. is a spin-off enterprise from the Children's National Health System, a premier pediatric health provider in Washington, DC. Founded by pediatric surgeons and engineers who brought novel technologies outside of the research lab to execute a vision, e-Kare is dedicated to improving lives through innovation.

SeniorLiving.Net

Seed Round in 2009
At SeniorLiving.Net, they assist families in finding the care option that best meets their needs. This great service is at no cost to families. With information on more than 50,000 senior living communities nationwide, they have the most powerful database on senior living communities anywhere. They screen and evaluate communities, and continuously update our database with new information. They use proprietary data, public resources and reviews from families just like yours to provide you with unbiased information.

FarmRaiser, LLC

Convertible Note in 2018
FarmRaiser is a marketplace and platform service that connects farmers and artisanal food companies with schools/churches/civic groups that want to raise money by selling healthy products. Suppliers create ‘Etsy-type’ markets where organizers can select products and launch custom e-commerce/crowdfunding fundraising sites. Operating in 47 states, FarmRaiser is addressing the $20B product fundraising market with a full stack software solution and integrated mobile app that automates the product fundraising business cycle and provides a marketplace that sources local products for fundraisers.

Artinnet

Seed Round in 2008
Artinnet

Speek

Seed Round in 2013
Speek Inc. provides Web-based conference calling solutions to customers in the United States. The company provides users with a personal Speek link to share by email, calendar invite, instant message, and text message to set up their conference calls. Speek Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Dulles, Virginia. As of June 29, 2015, Speek Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Jive Communications, Inc.

Eye Q Development

Seed Round in 2007
The current Eye Q suite includes: intelligent business cards, retail sales tags, public safety personnel and asset accountability tags.

CirrusWorks, Inc.

Seed Round in 2013
CirrusWorks is a developer of operational, financial, and customer management software for childcare, community learning, and education industries. It also offers a cloud-based software platform for managing multi-site childcare operations and after-school recreation programs, helping childcare facilities, school districts, and community education centers in keeping a track of children's daily activities. The company was founded in 2011.

FarmRaiser, LLC

Series A in 2021
FarmRaiser is a marketplace and platform service that connects farmers and artisanal food companies with schools/churches/civic groups that want to raise money by selling healthy products. Suppliers create ‘Etsy-type’ markets where organizers can select products and launch custom e-commerce/crowdfunding fundraising sites. Operating in 47 states, FarmRaiser is addressing the $20B product fundraising market with a full stack software solution and integrated mobile app that automates the product fundraising business cycle and provides a marketplace that sources local products for fundraisers.

Card Isle Corporation

Venture Round in 2022
Card Isle Corporation designs and sells personalized boutique greeting cards through automated kiosks. It also operates an online platform that enables users to design cards online. The company serves the customers and employees of hospitals, airports, military bases, universities, convenience stores, and corporate campuses in the United States. It also sells greeting cards online. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Blacksburg, Virginia.

OneDigitalTrust

Seed Round in 2021
A B2B company offering their SaaS estate and legacy planning & optimization platform to financial institutions who may brand it and offer it in turn to their customers and employees.

Student Opportunity Center

Seed Round in 2018
Student Opportunity Center, Inc. owns and operates a web-based platform which helps universities connect their students to relevant student events, publications, and scholarship programs. Its products include, S.O.C. Connect, connects for honors and undergraduate research offices, administrations, and students; S.O.C. Enterprise, connects students to experiential learning opportunity in institution’s network; and ScholarBridge, a resource which helps universities connect their students to faculty doing undergraduate research. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia.

LiveSafe, Inc.

Venture Round in 2015
LiveSafe, Inc. designs and develops a mobile safety communications platform. The company’s safety communications platform combines a mobile application and a cloud-based command dashboard that allows people to send actionable crowd-sourced intelligence to connect people to the help they need. It serves media and technology, property management, retail, entertainment and sports, and financial services enterprises, as well as malls, hospitals, and government contractors. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Arlington, Virginia with an additional office in Clearwater, Florida. As of October 6, 2020, LiveSafe, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Vector Solutions, Inc.

PFP Cybersecurity

Series A in 2017
PFP is an agile (cloud-based or on-premise) platform that uses dynamic power behavior analysis to detect dangerous implant-based attacks in hardware, firmware, and configuration. PFP constantly monitors the power behavior of devices/IoT in data centers, critical infrastructure, and more; then, data is sent to the cloud where PFP detects malicious actors; dashboards display continuous monitoring and/or are alerted. Remediation occurs with or without human interaction. PFP then has continuous monitoring 24/7 which authenticates, detects, and remediates.

VanGogh Imaging

Venture Round in 2012
VanGogh Imaging, Inc. develops three dimensional (3D) computer vision technology solutions for portable and mobile applications. The company specializes in embedded software that enhances the end-user’s experience for mobile applications across a host of platforms ranging from smartphones to tablets. It offers Vincent that provides software technology for mobile devices that scans real-world objects and scenes to render 3D models used in augmented reality and other commercial applications. The company’s product is used in medical, manufacturing, security, entertainment and gaming, and industrial applications. VanGogh Imaging, Inc. is based in McLean, Virginia.

Kaprica Security Inc.

Pre Seed Round in 2013
Kaprica-Tachyon acquired by Samsung, October 2016 http://www.darkreading.com/mobile/samsung-acquires-tachyon-enterprise-mobile-device-configuration-and-deployment-software/d/d-id/1327315 Kaprica Security Inc. is an expert in mobility and security, providing hosted and on-premise solutions. It was founded in 2011 by a team of cyber security experts from Lockheed Martin and Carnegie Mellon University, with the goals of delivering high quality cyber security services to a wide government and enterprise audience, and simultaneously developing easy-to-use and deploy software tools to support them. Today, clients range from DARPA, to the Department of Transport, Lockheed, Intel and the University of Maryland. Kaprica is a Gold-Level Samsung partner and its enterprise software products include the Skorpion™, Tachyon™ and RunSafe™ lines and associated patents. Kaprica is headquartered just outside Washington, DC, in Reston, VA, with offices in Austin, TX. Learn more at www.kaprica.com.

ArmorText

Seed Round in 2012
ArmorText provides secure text messaging for mobile enterprises to boost collaboration, ensure security, and help meet compliance standards. It enables regulated industries to maximize the potential of cloud computing and storage for collaboration by eliminating the possibility of data-mining, bulk-hacks, invoicing scams and third-party access that bypasses a customer’s legal counsel via subpoenas.

DataRPM Corporation

Series A in 2014
DataRPM provides a Cognitive Data Science platform on the cloud or on-premises for enterprises to build data products for Predictive Analytics and Recommender Systems. Enterprises across the globe are using DataRPM to digitally transform their businesses in the core areas of Predictive Maintenance, Product Recommendations, Content Recommendations, Churn Predictions, and Conversion Predictions. DataRPM prides itself on delivering the fastest and scalable automated data science platform with a natural language question-answering interface which guarantees a return on investment for their customers and turns everyone in the organization into citizen data scientists.

OxiWear

Pre Seed Round in 2021
OxiWear ear-wearable devices for continuous oxygen monitoring and emergency alerting to detect and prevent silent-hypoxia caused by pulmonary hypertension, high altitude & high cardio activities, and COVID-19. Oxiwear's patented, a novel ear-worn pulse oximeter is intended for use in clinical and consumer settings.

BCMstrategy

Venture Round in 2021
BCMstrategy Inc. public policy predictive analytics software platforms. The company provides automated predictive analytics tools that measure and analyze geopolitical and policy risks using natural language processing. It offers API development, slack integration, and new analytical reports as well. The company serves risk managers, advocates, investors, journalists, and corporate strategy executives. BCMstrategy, Inc. was founded in 2017 and is based in Alexandria, Virginia.

4wave

Seed Round in 2004
4Wave is the industry leader in providing advanced ion beam based processing techniques, and equipment for thin film applications. Supplying proven processes and equipment, 4Wave enables its customer to achieve their thin film deposition and milling requirements. To assist their customers, 4Wave also provides consulting, design and prototyping along with thin film coating services. With installations throughout North America, Europe and Asia, 4Wave continues to lead the industry in providing advanced deposition, etching solutions and technologies. Product lines range from entry level batch tools for R&D and pilot production to fully automated cluster tools designed for the stringent requirements of 24/7 semiconductor production. Founded in 2000 by the senior technical and management staff of Commonwealth Scientific Corporation, their team has extensive knowledge and experience in developing, designing and delivering both thin film processes and high vacuum equipment. Their (21,000 sq-ft) facility located minutes away from Dulles International Airport in Sterling, Virginia, includes manufacturing, lab clean rooms and a full compliment of metrology equipment. 4Wave is dedicated to technological innovation, uncompromising integrity and complete focus on providing maximum value to their customers. They are a company shaped by their history of expertise and continued eye on the future.

Airak

Seed Round in 2005
Real-time Electrical Distribution Load Monitoring and Power Quality Measurement Systems

KinergyCare, LLC

Seed Round in 2019
KinergyCare, LLC, a technology-enabled health care services company, provides community-based care coaching and coordination services to care providers. The company facilitates care through a combination of health workers, as well as MyKinergy platform that helps guide and manage the process. It delivers chronic care management services for health systems and physician practices. The company is based in McLean, Virginia.

Asset Insights

Seed Round in 2005
ASSET INSIGHTS co-authored the worldwide standards for RFID, and they are using that insight to develop software to help organizations to track and manage their valuable physical assets using wireless RFID tags. Using their products, organizations can optimize their business processes, reduce costs or increase revenue, and improve customer satisfaction by integrating real- time wireless information from physical assets into their business processes. Working with some of the largest companies in the world, including Wal-Mart, P&G, Kimberly-Clark, and others to define the EPCglobal standards (ALE and EPCIS), they have developed a unique way to leverage the Internet to enable any size company anywhere to take advantage of their products and benefit from the same advanced technology that large organizations have already begun to adopt. Their web-based solution, the Asset Management Savant solution, is the next generation product based on insights from their founder’s leadership of the RFID project which was awarded “Supply Chain Solution of the Year”, by Deloitte in 2003. ASSET INSIGHTS offers the Asset Management Savant product as a multi-tiered, internet-based RFID solution, to simplify implementations, and increase reliability. Their XML architecture allows the system to easily integrate with existing enterprise and partner applications. They support all types of identification technology including Passive RFID, Active RFID, RTLS, WiFi, UWB, Barcode, Biometrics and sensor systems, in any combination. Their Savant solutions can be deployed on premise, hosted at a datacenter, or run on a cloud computing platform.

Ostendio

Seed Round in 2014
Ostendio’s MyVCM™ streamlines the way companies build, manage and demonstrate their information security framework. The MyVCM platform provides an enterprise view of an organization’s cybersecurity program. MyVCM’s unique bottom-up security approach provides a workflow solution which engages every employee and manages all aspects of security and compliance which allows organizations to easily report their security posture to internal and external stake-holders. With MyVCM, customers can ensure they are secure and compliant. Ostendio is headquartered in Arlington, VA and has customers in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Australia.

Zoobean

Venture Round in 2014
Zoobean provides web and mobile applications that help public libraries and schools better engage families and build children's literacy. The core product, Beanstack, provides recommendations matched to each child's interests and tools for earning incentives, including custom reading challenges. It also helps facilitate summer reading programs and encourages families to read all year long. Founded by Google's former Head of K-12 Education and Washington D.C.'s Teacher of the Year, Zoobean is dedicated to improving children's literacy by providing tools that facilitate personalized learning.

Urgent.ly Roadside Assistance

Convertible Note in 2014
Urgent.ly’s Roadside is a digital roadside assistance platform that features a roadside assistance industry to the benefit of global brands, roadside assistance professionals, and consumers. Its solution delivers the quickest, safest, and most innovative roadside assistance service, products and technology by combining location-based services, real-time data, AI, and machine-to-machine communication.

Tympanogen, Inc.

Venture Round in 2019
Tympanogen develops novel materials to improve treatment outcomes and decrease healthcare costs for otolaryngologists and their patients. Its flagship product, Perf-Fix, is the first gel patch for nonsurgical eardrum repair.

Regulr

Seed Round in 2022
Regulr is a platform delivering hyper-personalized in-store experiences by leveraging customer data at the door in real-time. We're creating a 'Bring Your Own Data' model for consumers, so they can give retailers access to their preferences and digital data, on-demand, at locations of their choice. Our business service provides brick-and-mortar retail with actionable information in real-time on any Point-Of-Sale system or internet-connected device the moment a Regulr customer enters a store's doors. We deliver this real-time customer insight in the form of an automated push notification, displaying relevant information about an individual customer so any staff member or sales team can warmly greet them by name, with a smile, and tailor the experience to the customer's liking. We are striving to go a step further in privacy by enabling consumers to manage access to their data and opt-in to these types of experiences; creating a dynamic not possible before at a time where consumers are losing trust in the platforms and technologies they use daily. At the same time though, consumers are demanding more personalized experiences than ever before and are placing an even higher value on experiences in the real world which is why Regulr is well suited to deliver true omnichannel experiences for those that want it. Regulr plans to be the authentic and transparent channel for businesses and consumers to engage with each other on-demand.

Router Solutions

Seed Round in 2004
Router Solutions is an electronic manufacturing firm that provides tools and solutions tailored to customer needs.

Cavion

Seed Round in 2005
Cavion LLC, a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company, develops therapies to restore the brain’s natural rhythms by modulating overactive T-type calcium channels (Cav3) for a range of neurological and rare genetic diseases. It offers CX-8998, a drug that modulates T-type calcium channels in the nervous system. Cavion LLC was formerly known as Tau Therapeutics LLC and changed its name to Cavion LLC in August 2014. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Charlottesville, Virginia with an additional office in Cambridge, Massachusetts. As of August 12, 2019, Cavion LLC operates as a subsidiary of Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc.

Ostendio

Series A in 2021
Ostendio’s MyVCM™ streamlines the way companies build, manage and demonstrate their information security framework. The MyVCM platform provides an enterprise view of an organization’s cybersecurity program. MyVCM’s unique bottom-up security approach provides a workflow solution which engages every employee and manages all aspects of security and compliance which allows organizations to easily report their security posture to internal and external stake-holders. With MyVCM, customers can ensure they are secure and compliant. Ostendio is headquartered in Arlington, VA and has customers in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Australia.

Speek

Seed Round in 2013
Speek Inc. provides Web-based conference calling solutions to customers in the United States. The company provides users with a personal Speek link to share by email, calendar invite, instant message, and text message to set up their conference calls. Speek Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Dulles, Virginia. As of June 29, 2015, Speek Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Jive Communications, Inc.

AtWork

Seed Round in 2021
AtWork Systems, Inc. is a computer software company based in Herndon, Virginia. Our SaaS platform OneLynk offers a complete suite of cloud-based apps that provide a comprehensive shared services back-office ecosystem to small and medium-sized firms, such as, commercial professional services firms or government contractors.

nvite

Seed Round in 2014
We're reimagining and redesigning events. For everyone who enjoys social events, nvite is an interactive experience for planning, attending and engaging with these activities. Unlike traditional online invitation and registration services, nvite provides a combination of simplistic and socially intuitive mechanisms for increased engagement prior, during and after an event for the symbiotic benefit of both the organizer and the attendees.

Fitnet Corporation

Seed Round in 2013
Fitnet delivers a personal fitness experience to mobile combining biometric sensors, fitness coaching, and online workout buddies. Its unique technological approach converts a mobile webcam into a biometric sensor capable of scoring an individual while they work out with a human trainer. The Fitnet application is used in over 190 countries and its clients have collectively burned over 10 million calories since the launch on January 1, 2014.

Ringio

Angel Round in 2011
Ringio is a CRM-friendly phone solution for small businesses that love their customers. Their mission is to build the most awesome real time communications software for small businesses that empowers them to treat each customer as a human.

Encore Alert

Seed Round in 2014
Encore Alert (www.encorealert.com) is a proactive alerts tool for social marketers. Encore Alert surfaces up just the right social data opportunities at just the right time via elegant push alerts to digital marketers, even giving them extremely actionable recommendations on how to respond most effectively (like a Google Now for marketers). Encore Alert is used every day by mid-market brands like NASA, WeddingWire, Georgetown University, and the Consumer Electronics Association, and is currently raising a seed round that includes DC's NextGen Angels, Max Wessel (VP of SAP), Sean Glass (Founder of HigherOne/Acceleprise), Sonny Ganguly (CMO of WeddingWire), Tyler Peterson (Head of Google Social), and Adam Riggs (President of Shutterstock).

Pype, Inc.

Seed Round in 2016
Pype, Inc. develops and offers software solutions for the construction industry. The company's products include AutoSpecs, a software that develops algorithms to read specs and to pull out action submittals, product data, closeout submittals, and tests and inspections; Closeout that provides a single portal for closeout documentation management with digital document collection from subcontractors and reporting dashboard; eBinder, a platform that compiles turnover documentation; and SmartPlans that automatically extracts submittals and product schedules from drawings. Pype, Inc. was founded in 2013 and is based in Chantilly, Virginia with an additional office in Bengaluru, India. As of August 17, 2020, Pype, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Autodesk, Inc.

Paxfire

Seed Round in 2004
Paxfire is generates ad revenue for Network Operators from Address Bar Search and DNS Error traffic. Paxfire's solutions require no desktop software and add no measurable latency. They're easy to install and fully customizable so Network Operators can track performance against business objectives and adjust as needed.

LATISTA

Series A in 2011
An estimated 95% of construction project dollars are spent in the field. Isn’t it time you take control of these costs? From punch list and inspections to commissioning, Latista Field offers you complete construction quality control and field management in a mobile app that is proven to reduce costly rework, delays and paperwork.

SwipePay

Seed Round in 2008
Swipe pay is a mobile payment facility for iPhone and other smartphone devices.

PublicRelay

Seed Round in 2011
PublicRelay, Inc. develops software for media monitoring and analytic solutions for communications professionals in Fortune 500 companies, associations, government agencies, and public relations firms. It offers human analysis, predictive momentum, social media, actionable insights, and executive reporting solutions. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Tysons Corner, Virginia with additional offices in Boston, Massachusetts; Denver, Colorado; San Francisco and San Diego, California; Dublin, Ireland; and Charlotte, North Carolina.

Territory Foods

Seed Round in 2013
Territory Foods is a chef-prepared meal delivery service that creates nutritionist-approved menus tailored to support various dietary preferences and regional market tastes. Its fresh, healthy, ready-to-eat meals are designed by in-house culinary professionals and nutrition experts, prepared by a dedicated team of chefs, and powered by a proprietary algorithm that informs personalized menu variety at scale. Its boredom-proof rotating menus feature a wide variety of freshly-made artisan meals per week that are responsibly sourced, always free of refined sugars, and made without ingredients that contain gluten and dairy. Menus can be customized to meet dietary templates such as Vegan, Vegetarian, Whole30, and Keto, taking the guesswork out of navigating and committing to healthy eating. Territory Foods launched in 2011 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

Kamana Inc.

Seed Round in 2019
Kamana Inc. owns and operates a platform that offers healthcare staffing agencies and professionals a platform that manages their careers, credentialing, on boarding, and contract submittals. It also connects healthcare providers and staffing agencies with traveling nurses and other medical professionals. The company charges a subscription fee for the staffing agency to use its platform and charges a transactional fee for placements. Additionally, the company offers an online application for healthcare professionals. The company was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

Heyo

Seed Round in 2012
Heyo, Inc. builds tools to host sign-up forms on Facebook pages and to organize global campaigns across mobile, Web, and social platforms. Its products include templates, promotions, deals, drag and drop builders, and drag and drop widgets to drive traffic, leads, and sales. Heyo, Inc. was formerly known as Lujure Media, Inc. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Blacksburg, Virginia. As of January 4, 2016, Heyo, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Votigo, Inc.

SitScape, Inc.

Debt Financing in 2009
SitScape is a leader in Collaborative User-Defined-Operating-Picture (UDOP) Situational Awareness software. Its award-winning Web-based situational UDOP software enables ops and mission users to easily aggregate and visualize disparate application and information sources into collaborative Common-Operating-Picture (COP) for on-demand situational awareness, live monitoring, situational briefing, visual contextual collaboration and information sharing - done in minutes with zero programming.

Marz Industries

Seed Round in 2011
Marz Industries has developed a system that improves fuel efficiency and reduces emissions for large diesel engines.

ThreatQuotient

Seed Round in 2015
ThreatQuotient is a threat intelligence platform (TIP) that centrally manages and correlates unlimited external sources with all internal security and analytics solutions for contextual, operationalized intelligence in a single pane of glass. ThreatQ is also the first TIP to provide Indicator Nurturing, which goes beyond enrichment to help customers tailor indicators of compromise (IOCs) more specifically to their infrastructure. Headquartered in Northern Virginia, ThreatQuotient was founded in 2013 by two former security operations analysts to provide organizations the ability to correlate with confidence.

4Front Security

Seed Round in 2005
4Front Security offers a SaaS-based platform that enables distributed risk and compliance management and reporting. 4Front Security was acquired by Symantec in February 2007. 4Front Security was founded in 2002 and is based in Reston, Virginia.

PierceMatrix

Seed Round in 2014
PierceMatrix (formerly PierceGTI) is a security product company that reduces your risk chain exposure. It shares information on known threats, learns about new threats and provides reports, dashboards and targeted recommendations to help you secure your network. Pierce uses artificial intelligence developed for the US military and a unique distributed architecture to optimize your security processes so you spend less time researching security problems and more time fixing security problems! Pierce uses the information gathered from thousands of client networks and industry data sources to detect botnets, attackers, compromised machines, and corporate IP reputation. The Pierce dashboard and reports provide you with up-to-the minute security intelligence on your risk chain.

BiJoTi

Seed Round in 2014
BiJoTi offers Security Performance Monitoring. BiJoTi provides next generation security event correlation, vulnerability detection and case management. This makes compliance and security an informed, continuous process. BiJoTi's Security Performance Monitoring automates making healthy and effective cybersecurity decisions.

Altruista Health, Inc.

Seed Round in 2009
Altruista Health, Inc. is a leading provider of highly patient-centric and customizable total population care management technology and solutions used to streamline clinical and administrative processes, improve patient outcomes and reduce avoidable healthcare costs. Clients include commercial and government health payers, health systems and care management organizations. We are committed to providing our clients with the best possible and most cost-effective care management solutions on the market. The solutions we develop save time, money and advance the quality of care delivered to each patient. We provide technology support for care management services using a menu of sophisticated best in class web-enabled tools. In addition, we offer highly personalized, one-on-one phone interactions and health coaching sessions between our experienced care staff and individuals with chronic health conditions and health support needs.

Tenant Turner, Inc.

Seed Round in 2016
Tenant Turner, Inc. develops a software solution for property management companies and professionals to streamline the leasing process. It offers a Web-based leasing software that allows property managers and companies to find best-fit tenants, syndicate property listings to free and paid rental Websites, and automate the scheduling of showings. The company also operates a call center to eliminate distracting phone calls from prospective renters. Tenant Turner, LLC was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Richmond, Virginia. It has operations throughout the United States.

LATISTA

Seed Round in 2009
An estimated 95% of construction project dollars are spent in the field. Isn’t it time you take control of these costs? From punch list and inspections to commissioning, Latista Field offers you complete construction quality control and field management in a mobile app that is proven to reduce costly rework, delays and paperwork.

CySecure

Seed Round in 2020
CySecure is developing solutions to eliminate passwords entirely – for users and at company servers, thus making it impossible for hackers to steal users’ personal data. The solution is extremely secure, using Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and digital identity verified cryptographically. It is changing the paradigm to zero trust – always verify, never trust.

Synoptos

Seed Round in 2012
Ignite Synoptos Solutions, Inc., a media monitoring and intelligence company, provides news and social insights. It serves Fortune 500 companies, federal agencies, congressional committees, and for-and non-for-profit organizations. Ignite Synoptos Solutions, Inc. was formerly known as Synoptos Inc. As a result of the acquisition of Synoptos Inc. by Ignite Technologies, Inc., its name was changed. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Washington, District Of Columbia. As of March 8, 2019, Ignite Synoptos Solutions, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Ignite Technologies, Inc.

Cont3nt.com

Angel Round in 2012
Cont3nt.com operates as a real-time marketplace for entrepreneurial media and visual journalism. The company’s Web-based tool allows freelancers and citizen journalists to connect with publishers to sell and distribute their content, such as photos and videos in real-time globally. Its platform also enables media distributors to upload multimedia content, determine licensing and pricing, and sell to publishers. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Dulles, Virginia.

NBE Tech

Seed Round in 2007
NBE Tech, LLC provides material solutions for thermal management and high-temperature applications. It offers nano metal powder and nano silver paste. The company’s nano material attachment holds thermal, mechanical, and electrical properties. Its materials and processes are used in power density semiconductor electronic or optoelectronic devices. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Piedmont BioProducts

Seed Round in 2007
Piedmont BioProducts LLC is a renewable energy resource company dedicated to meeting the need for clean alternative energy produced on a renewable basis. Their Bio-Crude is refined from energy crops grown by farmers who are members of cooperative organizations that share in the profits generated by Piedmont Bio Products. The mission of Piedmont BioProducts LLC will be accomplished by securing farm-based feedstocks grown by members of Piedmont Producer Agricultural Cooperative. Managed by a board of Directors, Piedmont BioProducts will proportionately distribute financial gains to both its investors and to members of the Piedmont Producer Cooperative. In addition, the Board will authorize use of non-farm produced feedstocks only when deemed beneficial to the profits of Piedmont BioProducts and result in an increase net profit transferred to Piedmont Agricultural Producer Cooperative.

Maternity Neighborhood, Inc.

Seed Round in 2014
Maternity Neighborhood is a mission-driven company with a portfolio of digital tools to support woman-centered, relationship-based maternity care. These tools can be configured in a variety of ways to meet the needs of providers, patients, and care navigators. Maternity Neighborhood is an electronic health record (EHR) with a mission to improve outcomes in maternity care by changing the way providers and patients experience health care delivery.

TroopSwap

Seed Round in 2012
Daily Deals Exclusively For The Military Community. Because A Life Of Service Should Have Its Perks! Founded by veterans, TroopSwap.com provides a channel for business to give back to the military community. We only employ military spouses and veterans for our local community outreach. 10% of profits are donated to the Wounded Warrior Project. Sign up today at http://www.troopswap.com

PerformYard, Inc.

Seed Round in 2014
PerformYard enables organizations to focus on getting the best out of their most important asset - people. We want employees to be engaged and valued by providing tools for employees, managers and executives to interact. We believe that when individuals achieve their goals the organization will outperform. PerformYard transforms employee engagement and corporate performance by offering an intuitive and lightweight means to enable performance visibility. We measure success through social feedback, status reporting, goal tracking and perfomance reviews.

Embody LLC

Debt Financing in 2018
Embody, Inc., a regenerative medicine company, focuses on the development and commercialization of implantable medical devices to address the unmet demands in soft tissue restoration and regeneration. It offers implants specifically for tendon and ligament repair for warfighters, athletes, and loved ones. The company develops a collagen-based microfiber implant for use in Achilles and rotator cuff repairs. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Norfolk, Virginia.

Metistream, Inc.

Venture Round in 2020
MetiStream offers solutions and expertise in implementing highly scalable real-time analytic and streaming solutions using innovative open source technologies. They help customers shorten the Time-to-Value issues seen in legacy and batch environments. Their customers look to us to help them kick start their big data journey; conquer the real-time data integration and ingestion challenges; and, most importantly, gain deeper insight into their business.

Speek

Seed Round in 2012
Speek Inc. provides Web-based conference calling solutions to customers in the United States. The company provides users with a personal Speek link to share by email, calendar invite, instant message, and text message to set up their conference calls. Speek Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Dulles, Virginia. As of June 29, 2015, Speek Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Jive Communications, Inc.

Phthisis Diagnostics

Series A in 2011
Phthisis Diagnostics is a molecular diagnostics company that develops products for various infectious diseases. Molecular technology presents significant advantages to laboratories in superior quality, ease-of-use, and significant cost savings. Simply Molecular.

Student Opportunity Center

Seed Round in 2019
Student Opportunity Center, Inc. owns and operates a web-based platform which helps universities connect their students to relevant student events, publications, and scholarship programs. Its products include, S.O.C. Connect, connects for honors and undergraduate research offices, administrations, and students; S.O.C. Enterprise, connects students to experiential learning opportunity in institution’s network; and ScholarBridge, a resource which helps universities connect their students to faculty doing undergraduate research. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia.

TypeZero Technologies LLC

Debt Financing in 2015
TypeZero is leveraging more than 10 years of clinical trials, research, and innovation to develop the inControl Diabetes Management Platform to improve and simplify the lives of people with diabetes.

Contraline

Seed Round in 2017
Contraline, Inc., a biotechnology company, develops male birth control products. It offers Echo-V, an ultrasound-visible polymer solution injected into the vas deferens. The company’s Echo-V forms polymer hydrogel device that acts as a semi-permeable membrane blocking sperm while allowing fluids through. It provides Vasintomy, a non-surgical procedure designed for inserting Echo-V. Contraline, Inc. was incorporated in 2015 and is based in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Veenome Inc.

Seed Round in 2012
Veenome automatically translates videos into data at a very large scale to help Ad Networks and Publishers lift their CPMs through targeting, reduce fraud through viewability detection and eliminate brand safety/objectionable content concerns. Specifically the data that we create from these videos includes: IAB Category, IAB Subcategory, Brand Safety Category, Viewability(Player size, player page position, autoplay and muting detection), Duration, Player Size, Media Size, Media Type, Media URL, Page URL and FPS

GCPay.com

Seed Round in 2008
GCPay is a cloud collaboration platform managing the entire construction project application, assessment and payment process. GCPay automates construction subcontract management processes, specifically invoicing, lien waivers, compliance and electronic payments.

Neoantigenics

Seed Round in 2014
Neoantigenics, Inc. researches and develops oncology therapeutic and diagnostic products. Its products are used to detect and treat a range of urogenital tract cancers, including ovarian, uterine, bladder, and renal cancers, as well as other solid cancers, such as aggressive stages of pancreatic cancer and head-and-neck cancers. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Charlottesville, Virginia.

ADI Engineering

Seed Round in 2011
ADI Engineering knows how to drive new products from concept to production at the speed today’s marketplace demands. Whatever your idea – they can develop it, test it, and build it, all with unbelievable efficiency. ADI Engineering offers innovative solutions for all phases of your product’s lifecycle, from initial definition through development and volume manufacturing. Under their Open IP model, ADI serves as your outsourced product development and manufacturing team, but only for the parts of your product lifecycle you want. Want to manufacture your product yourself? No problem. As a leading provider of commercial off the shelf (COTS) embedded single board computers (SBCs), ADI supplies market-ready platforms to serve as the basis of your product. Need something different? No problem, ADI rapidly creates semi-custom Modified COTS products optimized to your application, or they can create custom products designed from the ground up for your unique requirements. Active partnerships with global leaders in silicon technology and embedded software give ADI access to key technologies years ahead of general availability, allowing us to deliver the latest technologies to you, while reducing development cost, risk and time to market.

VividCortex

Seed Round in 2013
VividCortex, Inc. develops and delivers Software as a Service (SaaS) based MySQL monitoring and analysis tools. The company primarily focuses on tools for systems management. Its products enable customers to measure, analyze, and understand system behavior. VividCortex, Inc. was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Washington, District Of Columbia with additional offices in Arlington, Texas and Charlottesville, Virginia.