Cox Enterprises

Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues of $18 billion and approximately 60,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed Internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms). The company's major national brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim. Through Cox Automotive, the company's international operations stretch across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America.
DC

Dallas Clement

EVP and CFO

Carol Larner

VP of Investments

Lacey Lewis

SVP of Finance

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Charles Odom

VP and Treasurer

Jack Polish

VP and Controller

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Alex Taylor

President and CEO

52 past transactions

WithMe Health

Series B in 2020
WithMe Health replaces an employer’s pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) with a medication guidance solution that greatly improves on and expands the scope of services available in the market today. Our modern technology and rich datasets allow consistent application of proven science to create individualized medication experiences for employees and their families that are proactive, adaptive, convenient and engaging. With an innovative, outcomes-oriented business model that aligns interests across the pharmaceutical value chain, WithMe Health optimizes health outcomes and value while substantially reducing costs for employers.

Scoutmob, Inc.

Venture Round in 2012
Scoutmob is an Atlanta-based curated ecommerce site of more than 1,000 independent US makers and their 10,000+ products. Our primary channels of business are our own site, our wholesale program, and our retail partnerships, which include Target, Amazon, and URBN. Over the last four years, we’ve developed a proprietary marketing and distribution platform which allows us to promote our products across a wide array of partners, capitalizing on the ever-increasing appetite for authentic, distinctive, handcrafted goods that purveys the current retail landscape. In the process, we’ve refined the noise and clutter of large open marketplaces (e.g., Etsy) by creating a lifestyle-branded retail concept (think West Elm, Anthropologie) that’s composed entirely of goods produced by America’s independent makers. Our most popular categories include home décor, small-batch edibles, art, apparel, jewelry, and accessories.

BrightFarms

Acquisition in 2020
BrightFarms is an indoor farming company that specializes in providing locally grown packaged salads. Its salads are tender, pesticide-free, and produced in an indoor, controlled environment, enabling consumers to have a non-GMO salad. BrightFarms operates hydroponic greenhouse farms in the communities it serves, enabling it to eliminate time, distance, and costs from the food supply chain. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Irvington, New York.

Ouster, Inc.

Post in 2021
Ouster, Inc. develops multi-beam digital lidar sensors and software products for autonomous vehicles, drones, mapping, defense, robotics, industrials, building security, smart cities, virtual reality/augmented reality (VR/AR), and others. The company provides high-resolution lidar sensors for long, mid, and short range applications. The company sells its products through distributors. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Iora Health

Series F in 2020
Iora Health, Inc. operates a healthcare system that provides primary care services in the United States. It operates primary care practice for college employees and their adult dependents. The company also provides educational offerings, including group visits to help patients stay on track with their health. Iora Health, Inc. was founded in 2010 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

BrightFarms

Series D in 2018
BrightFarms is an indoor farming company that specializes in providing locally grown packaged salads. Its salads are tender, pesticide-free, and produced in an indoor, controlled environment, enabling consumers to have a non-GMO salad. BrightFarms operates hydroponic greenhouse farms in the communities it serves, enabling it to eliminate time, distance, and costs from the food supply chain. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Irvington, New York.

Vlipsy, Inc.

Seed Round in 2017
Vlipsy is a startup that offers users short, conversational video clips from their favorite internet videos to share in their online communication—similar to the way sites like GIPHY provide looping images known as GIFs. However, Vlipsy's clips also feature sound, unlike GIFs, which are silent. Founded in 2017 by Nickless, Co-founder Matt Tew and a team of consumer startup veterans, Vlipsy has quickly gained momentum with users. Meanwhile, the platform's API for developers also makes third-party integration easy for partners including Slack, Skype, Viber, Telegram, Kik and more

PadSplit

Series A in 2020
PadSplit is an affordable housing tech startup that provides a house-sharing service for the workforce. It offers a platform that aligns incentives among residents, property owners, and communities to make affordable housing possible for the private market. The company uses shared living to make housing more affordable for low-income, empowering them to build savings and transform their lives. Atticus LeBlanc established the company in Atlanta, Georgia in 2017.

BrightFarms

Series E in 2020
BrightFarms is an indoor farming company that specializes in providing locally grown packaged salads. Its salads are tender, pesticide-free, and produced in an indoor, controlled environment, enabling consumers to have a non-GMO salad. BrightFarms operates hydroponic greenhouse farms in the communities it serves, enabling it to eliminate time, distance, and costs from the food supply chain. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Irvington, New York.

Motiva AI

Seed Round in 2016
Motiva is artificial intelligence for marketing, bringing machine learning to creating lasting customer relationships. It powers a new kind of customer-centric engagement for modern marketers everywhere by uncovering audiences who are most receptive to messages at a point in time. The company is on a mission to bring people together through conversation. Whether B2B or B2C, Motiva supports the creation of personalized customer experiences that lead to results. It combines deep experience in artificial intelligence, analytics, and large scale data mining together with beautiful design to create a new class of product for marketing and customer engagement.

Skyword Inc.

Venture Round in 2021
Skyword moves marketing leaders and those who create content for them forward. By embracing a sustainable, scalable approach to original storytelling, Skyword liberates brands from ineffective marketing practices and inspires them to create deeper connections with their audiences. The Skyword Platform makes it easy to produce, optimize, and promote content at any scale to create meaningful, lasting relationships. Skyword also provides access to a community of thousands of freelance writers and videographers, an editorial team, and program managers who help move clients’ content marketing programs to new levels of creative excellence. Skyword is a privately held company headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, with offices in Palo Alto, CA, and New York City. The company’s technology center is located in Pittsburgh, PA. Investors include Cox Media Group, Allen & Company, Progress Ventures, and American Public Media Group.

Clearcover, Inc.

Series B in 2019
Clearcover is a digital car insurance provider offering better coverage for less money. The company's API-first approach enables customers to have great insurance at affordable rates. Founded in 2016, Clearcover is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

PadSplit

Seed Round in 2019
PadSplit is an affordable housing tech startup that provides a house-sharing service for the workforce. It offers a platform that aligns incentives among residents, property owners, and communities to make affordable housing possible for the private market. The company uses shared living to make housing more affordable for low-income, empowering them to build savings and transform their lives. Atticus LeBlanc established the company in Atlanta, Georgia in 2017.

Cognosos

Venture Round in 2020
Cognosos equips enterprises with the real-time location and tracking intelligence needed to boost utilization of assets and accelerate inventory through supply chains. Its lightweight platform deploys quickly both indoors and outdoors, delivering an unparalleled combination of price and performance that is now tracking over 100,000 assets across multiple industries including automotive, logistics and healthcare.

FaZe Clan

Venture Round in 2021
FaZe Clan Inc. operates as an esports and entertainment company. The company also retails online apparel and accessories. FaZe Clan Inc. was formerly known as FaZe Sniping. FaZe Clan Inc. was founded in 2010 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

Farmcrowdy

Seed Round in 2019
Farmcrowdy is an agric-tech platform that gives Nigerians the opportunity to participate in Agriculture by selecting the kind of farms they want to sponsor. They use the sponsor’s funds to secure the land, engage the farmer, plant the seeds, insure the farmers and farm produce, complete the full farming cycle, sell the harvest and then pay the farm sponsor a return on their sponsorship. While this farm process is ongoing, the farm sponsors are able to keep track of the full-cycle by getting updates in text, pictures and videos.

Clearcover, Inc.

Series D in 2021
Clearcover is a digital car insurance provider offering better coverage for less money. The company's API-first approach enables customers to have great insurance at affordable rates. Founded in 2016, Clearcover is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Euclid

Series C in 2016
Euclid connects the physical world by understanding how people relate to spaces and how spaces relate to each other. Using Wi-Fi signals in a privacy-safe way, Euclid’s proprietary technology delivers insights that inform more efficient, convenient and relevant experiences. Backed by leading venture capital firms Benchmark Capital and NEA, as well as Cox Enterprises and Groupe Arnault, Euclid was founded by Will Smith and is led by CEO Brent Franson.

Autotrader

Acquisition in 2014
AutoTrader.com is to be your ultimate online solution for buying and selling new, certified and used cars. There site is designed to give you more control of the buying process and make finding a vehicle easier than ever before.

Aver Inc.

Series C in 2020
Aver’s solutions help healthcare payers and providers design, implement, and administer value-based programs. Together, we are simplifying value-based healthcare.

Clearcover, Inc.

Series C in 2020
Clearcover is a digital car insurance provider offering better coverage for less money. The company's API-first approach enables customers to have great insurance at affordable rates. Founded in 2016, Clearcover is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

PadSplit

Series B in 2021
PadSplit is an affordable housing tech startup that provides a house-sharing service for the workforce. It offers a platform that aligns incentives among residents, property owners, and communities to make affordable housing possible for the private market. The company uses shared living to make housing more affordable for low-income, empowering them to build savings and transform their lives. Atticus LeBlanc established the company in Atlanta, Georgia in 2017.

AXIOS Media

Series D in 2021
AXIOS Media Inc. owns and operates an online news website. It publishes news related to politics and policy, technology, economy and business, health, world, energy and environment, science, and sports. AXIOS Media Inc. was formerly known as VAS Media Inc. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Arlington, Virginia.

Carbon Lighthouse

Venture Round in 2019
Carbon Lighthouse is on a mission to stop climate change by making it easy and profitable for building owners to eliminate carbon emissions caused by wasted energy. The company’s unique approach to Efficiency Production goes deep into buildings to uncover and continuously correct hidden inefficiencies that add up to meaningful financial value and carbon elimination that lasts. Since 2010, commercial real estate, educational, hospitality and industrial customers nationwide have chosen Carbon Lighthouse to enhance building comfort, increase net operating income and achieve their sustainability goals.

Adify

Acquisition in 2008
Adify provides the technology and back office services necessary for companies to run their own online ad networks. Adify is a self-service ad network for companies interested in developing their own ad networks. The service allows a publisher to negotiate ad rates, and to reject an advertiser if not interested. Adify about 20 percent of the revenues. Clients include Guardian, Forbes.com, NBC WeatherPlus, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and others. Adify was acquired by [Cox Communications](http://www.crunchbase.com/organization/cox-enterprises) Enterprises on April 29, 2008 for $300 million.

Dynamic Signal

Series A in 2011
Dynamic Signal Inc. develops an employee advocacy platform for organizations. Its employee advocacy program help organizes to increase sales and awareness, reduce operational costs, and improve employee engagement. Dynamic Signal Inc. was formerly known as Influentials.net, Inc. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in San Bruno, California.

Udacity, Inc.

Series C in 2014
Udacity provides online education courses alongside its partners. It offers nanodegree programs such as front-end and senior web developer, full stack web developer, data analyst, machine learning engineer, iOS and Android developer, programming introduction, tech entrepreneur, iOS app development beginning, Ruby beginning, and 2D mobile game developer courses. Udacity's online courses teach the skills that industry employers need and delivers credentials endorsed by employers. David Stavens, Mike Sokolsky, and Sebastian Thrun founded it in 2011, with its headquarters in Mountain View in California.

RentCheck

Seed Round in 2021
RentCheck is the essential nationwide provider of transparency and security, enabling landlords and residents alike to achieve serenity. They offer an app that saves money, time and prevents grief by standardizing move-in and move-out inspections and streamlining the security deposit deduction process. RentCheck solutions empower residents to emulate owners in order to maximize the return of their security deposit.

Dynamic Signal

Series C in 2015
Dynamic Signal Inc. develops an employee advocacy platform for organizations. Its employee advocacy program help organizes to increase sales and awareness, reduce operational costs, and improve employee engagement. Dynamic Signal Inc. was formerly known as Influentials.net, Inc. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in San Bruno, California.

Aver Inc.

Series D in 2021
Aver’s solutions help healthcare payers and providers design, implement, and administer value-based programs. Together, we are simplifying value-based healthcare.

Farmcrowdy

Seed Round in 2017
Farmcrowdy is an agric-tech platform that gives Nigerians the opportunity to participate in Agriculture by selecting the kind of farms they want to sponsor. They use the sponsor’s funds to secure the land, engage the farmer, plant the seeds, insure the farmers and farm produce, complete the full farming cycle, sell the harvest and then pay the farm sponsor a return on their sponsorship. While this farm process is ongoing, the farm sponsors are able to keep track of the full-cycle by getting updates in text, pictures and videos.

InSite Wireless

Venture Round in 2011
InSite Wireless Group constructs and operates telecommunications infrastructure for wireless carriers. InSite Wireless Group is made up of three (3) operating entities: InSite Wireless, LLC, which owns, operates, manages, and markets distributed antenna infrastructure solutions; InSite Connect, LLC, which owns and operates backhaul services; and InSite Towers, LLC, which develops, owns, manages and operates telecommunication towers and sites for wireless carriers. InSite Wireless was formed in 2000 and headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia.

BrightStreet

Venture Round in 2000
BrightStreet is a Internet/Internet Software & Services company based in Mountain View, California.

Growers Edge Financial

Series B in 2020
Growers Edge puts grower profits first by delivering grower income assurance through data-driven financial technology products, solutions, and tools for the agricultural sector. Empowering farmers to adopt new technologies to increase profitability, Growers Edge solves the financial gaps of farmers by changing how agricultural inputs and services are sold, allowing them to capture more value and improve profits. Led by a proven team of crop management leaders and backed by top agtech investors, the company is headquartered in Johnston, Iowa.

Commissiontrac

Seed Round in 2019
The first cloud based application of record for all things commissions and accounting. Streamline the back office process from transactional data collection to invoicing, balancing accounting ledgers, depositing cash-receipts and making agent commission payments.

Cognosos

Series A in 2017
Cognosos equips enterprises with the real-time location and tracking intelligence needed to boost utilization of assets and accelerate inventory through supply chains. Its lightweight platform deploys quickly both indoors and outdoors, delivering an unparalleled combination of price and performance that is now tracking over 100,000 assets across multiple industries including automotive, logistics and healthcare.

Caffeine

Series D in 2020
Caffeine is a new kind of broadcast company focused on the creation and distribution of live, interactive content. Our social broadcasting platform makes it simple for people to create their own shows and watch new interactive content with friends. We feature content at the intersection of gaming, sports, and entertainment from partners like FOX Sports, ESPN, BIG EAST Digital Network, DreamHack, Riot Games, and top entertainers, athletes, and gamers. Caffeine has a zero-tolerance policy for bullying, hate speech and racism. Find Caffeine in the App Store and Google Play. Learn more at www.caffeine.tv.

PointServe

Series C in 2000
PointServe’s vision is to create a new, highly profitable marketplace for services on the Internet. Their patented online scheduling technology will enable businesses who could not efficiently use the Internet before to offer their services over the Internet and optimize delivery of those services. To the consumer, PointServe will enable greater ease-of-use in finding a provider and scheduling an appointment. To the provider, PointServe will mean increased revenue, customer loyalty and company growth.

MeeteR, Inc.

Pre Seed Round in 2019
MeeteR, Inc. develops and operates an event management platform that helps brands to increase attendance, drive ticket sales, and engage their audience. Its platform also allows brands to submit, review, approve, and iterate the event approval process; collect, monitor, manage, and payout the ticket sales; and connect with CRM and marketing software. MeeteR, Inc. was founded in 2016 and is based in Tysons Corner, Virginia.

MoQuality Inc

Seed Round in 2018
MoQuality, Inc. provides AI driven mobile testing solutions to help app developer teams build better quality apps and improve end-user experiences. With easier, faster and smarter testing, it enables developers to deliver apps with confidence. MoQuality's Barista is a smart test-automation tool which offers a scriptless testing experience by using AI to create user-centric test scenarios, which automate testing across real devices and mobile platforms. MoQuality is based in Atlanta and backed by Amity Ventures, Cox Enterprises, and Techstars. Learn about our solutions at www.moquality.com

Experience

Acquisition in 2014
Experience develops technology solutions that enable sports and entertainment industries to advertise and increase the participation of fans in live events. Experience offers an application that enables attendees of sporting events and concerts to upgrade their seats and experience VIP opportunities. It offers Experience Pass, a technology solution that enables fans to access last minute tickets; Experience Upgrade, a product that enables fans to upgrade their seats and obtain VIP experience; Experience Fluid Ticket, a technology solution that enables fans to return tickets and buy a number of tickets at the same time; and Experience Memories, a product that enables event organizers to reward loyal fans. Experience was founded in December 2011 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Ouster, Inc.

Series A in 2017
Ouster, Inc. develops multi-beam digital lidar sensors and software products for autonomous vehicles, drones, mapping, defense, robotics, industrials, building security, smart cities, virtual reality/augmented reality (VR/AR), and others. The company provides high-resolution lidar sensors for long, mid, and short range applications. The company sells its products through distributors. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Fitspot

Seed Round in 2016
Fitspot is a centralized hub for all things wellness, connecting employees to an ecosystem of onsite and virtual wellness experiences.

Preesale

Seed Round in 2016
Preesale is ticketing engine allows event organizers to sell more tickets and automatically access their cash flows before their event, unlike other ticketing platforms. It also allows event organizers to increase their revenue and effectively target their most qualified leads. The company mission is to increase people's visibility and accessibility to events on Facebook. Preesale can follow your sales analytics, communicate with your guests through texts and SMS and scan them at the door through smartphones with free iPhone and Android apps. The company's mobile-based ticket management application automatically integrate with facebook page enabling users to create and target tickets in less than 5 minutes and start selling right away and get paid for the tickets sold. Preesale was founded in 2015 and is based in Liege, Belgium.

PowerSpike, Inc.

Angel Round in 2018
PowerSpike is the world's first programmatic influencer marketing solution. Working with an inventory of over 27,000+ influencers on Twitch reaching over 200M+ viewers every month, PowerSpike enables the seamless media buying of influencer content in the gaming space. PowerSpike is backed by Techstars, the Philadelphia 76ers, and Ocean Azul Partners - and has worked with Fortune 500 brands such as EXPRESS, Intuit, and Schneider Electric.

Rimidi Inc.

Series A in 2018
Rimidi Diabetes is a health care technology company centered on the belief that they can do so much better, as individuals and as an industry, in providing significant and enduring solutions to one of health care's most pressing problems, diabetes. Rimidi Glucose Manager is a software solution that empowers patients and physicians to identify gaps in diabetes management as well as the necessary steps to close those gaps, meet patient targets, and create a more efficient cycle of care.

Fyusion, Inc.

Acquisition in 2021
Fyusion is a 3D computer vision and machine learning company that develops products that make images as intelligent as they are beautiful. These immersive, interactive photorealistic 3D images viewable on any mobile, desktop, VR, or Augmented Reality device are captured using only a smartphone or any other camera. Its commercial focus is on iOS and Android capture for automotive and eCommerce imaging at scale. It was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

FirstLook

Series B in 2000
FirstLook.com and its affiliates, provide advertisers with an efficient, performance-based way to reach an audience of targeted consumers.

Drizzle Inc.

Seed Round in 2016
Drizzle offers solutions and services that enable content creators and publishers to market their content for single payments, paid subscriptions, user information, social share, disabled Adblock, and referrals. The content that Drizzle markets includes text, videos, images, podcasts, links, and digital downloads. Drizzle takes a platform fee from its users. Drizzle was founded by Timur Zhiyentayev and Kelly Burke in February 2016. It is based in Los Angeles, California.

Dynamic Signal

Series B in 2012
Dynamic Signal Inc. develops an employee advocacy platform for organizations. Its employee advocacy program help organizes to increase sales and awareness, reduce operational costs, and improve employee engagement. Dynamic Signal Inc. was formerly known as Influentials.net, Inc. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in San Bruno, California.

Scoutmob, Inc.

Series B in 2014
Scoutmob is an Atlanta-based curated ecommerce site of more than 1,000 independent US makers and their 10,000+ products. Our primary channels of business are our own site, our wholesale program, and our retail partnerships, which include Target, Amazon, and URBN. Over the last four years, we’ve developed a proprietary marketing and distribution platform which allows us to promote our products across a wide array of partners, capitalizing on the ever-increasing appetite for authentic, distinctive, handcrafted goods that purveys the current retail landscape. In the process, we’ve refined the noise and clutter of large open marketplaces (e.g., Etsy) by creating a lifestyle-branded retail concept (think West Elm, Anthropologie) that’s composed entirely of goods produced by America’s independent makers. Our most popular categories include home décor, small-batch edibles, art, apparel, jewelry, and accessories.

Click Tactics

Series A in 2000
Click Tactics, Inc. is an Internet-based direct marketing services provider. They help small to medium-sized businesses increase their business potential by providing marketing assistance and data management. Click Tactics' goal is to partner with large corporations who have smaller businesses as customers.