Cultivation Capital

Cultivation Capital is a venture capital firm that manages a family of funds focused on early-stage investing. Most of our initial investments are during a startup’s Seed or Series A phase, and our initial checks range from $100k – $3.5M. Our industries of focus include life sciences and health tech, software and IT, and agriculture tech.

Matt Badler

General Partner

Kristina Barrett

Principal

Peter Esparrago

Cofounder and General Partner

Marc Hirshman

General Partner

Elise Miller Hoffman

General Partner

Cliff Holekamp

Cofounder and General Partner

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Clifford Holekamp

Co-Founder and General Partner

Kyle Kerns

CFO and Operations Lead

Alana Mann

Principal

Brian Matthews

Cofounder and General Partner

Paul Meier

Principal

Rick Ryan

General Partner

Bobby Sandage

General Partner

Barry Sandweiss

General Partner

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Bill Schmidt

General Partner

William Schmidt

General Partner

David Smoller

General Partner

Timothy (Tim) Stern

General Partner

John True

General Partner

Chisom Uche

Associate

Dean Vandekamp

General Partner

Kyle Welborn

Co-Founder and General Partner

Heather Wood

General Partner

195 past transactions

LockerDome, LLC

Seed Round in 2017
LockerDome is an ad platform with a brain, designed specifically for performance-based advertising. The brain behind the platform is Neo, an in-house AI, which uses machine learning to process billions of data points and make intelligent decisions at lightning speed.

Paytient Technologies, Inc.

Venture Round in 2020
Paytient Technologies, Inc. designs and develops an application that enables employees to pay out-of-pocket health care expenses. It offers paytient card to healthcare provider, then pick the number of paychecks to pay it back via payroll-deduct. The company was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in Columbia, Missouri.

Hydrosat

Seed Round in 2021
Hydrosat turns space imagery into vital products for agriculture and related industries. Our data analytics will drive better insights, more efficient operations, and higher profits to customers everywhere

FinLocker

Series A in 2020
FinLocker is a financial services technology innovator, founded by a team of veterans and executives across the financial services and technology industries. It provides a personal financial assistant tool that enables loans and financial transactions. With consumer consent, FinLocker captures key borrower data and applies intelligent analytics such as loan product recommendations based on a consumer’s financial profile, asset and income verification, and more. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in St Louis, Missouri.

Element451

Series A in 2021
Element451 empowers admissions and enrollment teams to work more efficiently as they develop stronger, more personalized engagements with prospective students. The admissions marketing and enrollment CRM is easy to use (no one has time for complicated software) and cloud-based (no one works from the same desk on the same device every day). And at its core are two of the most important ingredients for working smarter: automation and analytics. Element451 grew out of making custom enrollment technology solutions for clients of our sister-company and higher-ed marketing firm, Spark451. Now those solutions are available to schools of all sizes and budgets in a single platform that features everything needed to bring in a class.

Pulse Therapeutics, Inc.

Venture Round in 2014
As of January 8, 2019, Pulse Therapeutics, Inc. was acquired by Ichor Vascular, Inc. Pulse Therapeutics, Inc., a medical technology company, develops magnetically-enhanced diffusion (MED) system for the treatment of stroke, heart, and other diseases. Its MED system is used to harness magnet-based technology to dissolve blood clots faster than current modalities. The company also provides MED MicroBeads that are designed to convey physician-selected agents faster to the blood clot; intravenously administered after thrombolysis therapy is initiated; and mechanical adjunct to standard of care IV thrombolysis. In addition, it offers touch screen operated MED Workstation. Pulse Therapeutics, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.

Popwallet

Seed Round in 2018
Popwallet is a mobile wallet customer experience management platform, working with some of the most innovative brands in the world to reach and engage people in a safe and contactless way through mobile wallets like Apple Wallet and Google Pay. These experiences include dynamic coupons and offers, rebates, loyalty and gift cards, tickets, and other lightweight branded content.

Cloudbeds

Series B in 2017
Cloudbeds is a vertical SaaS business that creates cloud-based hospitality management software that simplifies the working lives of professional property owners, operators, and employees. It helps with OTAs, payments, reservations, and reporting so its clients can spend time on their most important job, taking care of their guests. Cloudbeds was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

Reconstruct

Series B in 2021
Reconstruct’s platform provides a ‘virtual command center’ of project replicas that enables project executives to more proactively and precisely manage construction progress including detecting current, past, and future performance issues. The platform’s 3D timelines enable near real-time coordination among general contractors, subs, owners, and lenders.

GetCheddar

Seed Round in 2017
Cheddar (formerly CheddarGetter) is a usage-based billing platform for SaaS companies. The platform is capable of managing all the complexity of billing and collections including pricing, processing, underwriting, SaaS metrics, customer communications, and revenue optimization. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana.

LockerDome, LLC

Series B in 2014
LockerDome is an ad platform with a brain, designed specifically for performance-based advertising. The brain behind the platform is Neo, an in-house AI, which uses machine learning to process billions of data points and make intelligent decisions at lightning speed.

Avail

Series A in 2020
Avail offers an online platform for rental and leasing of house properties. The company offers rental listings, rental applications, tenant screening, credit, criminal, eviction reports, digital leasing, online rent payments, maintenance tracking, and rent price analysis. Avail was founded in 2012 and is based in Chicago, Illinois. As of December 15, 2020, Avail operates as a subsidiary of Move, Inc..

Clever Real Estate

Venture Round in 2023
Clever Real Estate company that specializes in the fields of commercial real estate and online marketplace. It offers a software platform that guides its users through the process of interviewing real estate agents to find the right one for them. The company was founded in 2017 and headquartered in St Louis, Missouri.

LockerDome, LLC

Series B in 2014
LockerDome is an ad platform with a brain, designed specifically for performance-based advertising. The brain behind the platform is Neo, an in-house AI, which uses machine learning to process billions of data points and make intelligent decisions at lightning speed.

SentiAR, Inc.

Series A in 2021
SentiAR, Inc. develops a platform for eventual FDA submission. Its software is used for 3-Dimensional cardiac holographic visualization; and converting CT, MRI, and real-time mapping outputs into a real-time holograms for clinicians. SentiAR, Inc. was incorporated in 2017 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.

Arvegenix

Venture Round in 2017
CoverCress is a biotechnology company that focuses on research and development of renewable fuel and livestock feed. It specializes in producing an oilseed crop for food, bioenergy, and cattle feed. It specializes in the fields of agriculture, biotechnology, plants, genetics, cover crop, and precision agriculture. CoverCress was founded in 2013 by Jerry Steiner and Dr. Tim Ulmasov and is headquartered in St. Louis Missouri.

Trusty.care

Convertible Note in 2022
For the 60m people on Medicare and the 40m people joining Medicare in the next 10 years, Trusty.care's platform empowers their insurance brokers to get them the right insurance, public benefits and cost savings tools to manage retirement and healthcare costs. They are also developing a platform to help order adults use telemedicine during COVID-19.

Hydrosat

Seed Round in 2021
Hydrosat turns space imagery into vital products for agriculture and related industries. Our data analytics will drive better insights, more efficient operations, and higher profits to customers everywhere

Textel CX Inc.

Series A in 2020
Textel provides a cloud-based texting platform for contact centers and businesses specifically designed to dramatically improve the customer experience, increase customer engagement, and improve contact center performance and efficiency. With nearly 800 customers across North America, Textel enables inbound/outbound SMS and MMS texts for organizations who need to connect with customers faster and more efficiently than traditional channels (email, voice, chat). Best of all, Textel users can enable their pre-existing numbers and integrate with industry-leading systems of record (Genesys, Nice inContact, and more).

Emplify

Venture Round in 2015
Emplify, a leader in employee engagement measurement, enables executives to ask for, analyze, and act on employee feedback — transforming data insights into human action. Informed by science and psychometrics. Emplify is the first to fuse survey insights, employee communication, performance enhancement, and transformation strategists into a proven agile engagement system. It was founded in 2010 and is based in Fishers, Indiana.

Bandura, LLC

Series A in 2019
Bandura uses simple, innovative technology and best-in-class threat intelligence to secure your networks, data and users in real time - wherever they are. Whether it’s from data we provide out of the box, data from one of our Partner Integrations - or any other data source you have - we block attacks from up to 150 Million malicious IPs and domains in real-time, with no latency. At Bandura, we believe nothing scales like simplicity. We make blocking threats smart and simple - at scale - everywhere.

SentiAR, Inc.

Venture Round in 2020
SentiAR, Inc. develops a platform for eventual FDA submission. Its software is used for 3-Dimensional cardiac holographic visualization; and converting CT, MRI, and real-time mapping outputs into a real-time holograms for clinicians. SentiAR, Inc. was incorporated in 2017 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.

Salesvue, LLC

Venture Round in 2014
Salesvue, LLC provides salesforce automation software. It offers Salesvue, a prospect-to-pipeline automation solution. Salesvue, LLC was formerly known as Jesubi, LLC and changed its name to Salesvue, LLC in June 2013. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Fluent Forever

Seed Round in 2020
Fluent Forever Inc. develops an application that offers material to learn speaking a foreign language and remember it forever. Its application offers Spanish (Latin American and Castilian), French, Italian, Russian, German, Portuguese (Brazilian), Korean, and Japanese languages. Fluent Forever Inc. was founded in 2013 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

Curate

Seed Round in 2021
SaaS for curating the products and people of event professionals.

Aptimmune

Series B in 2018
Aptimmune is a biotechnology company that focuses on developing a muscoal vaccine against viral diseases swine. It focuses on swine vaccines and the prevention of two major diseases, Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome virus (PRRSV) and influenza. It utilizes novel technologies to create effective nasal delivery vaccines against PRRSV such as the proprietary pig alveolar macrophage cell line ZMAC. The company was founded in 2010 and headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

LockerDome, LLC

Pre Seed Round in 2012
LockerDome is an ad platform with a brain, designed specifically for performance-based advertising. The brain behind the platform is Neo, an in-house AI, which uses machine learning to process billions of data points and make intelligent decisions at lightning speed.

Hatchbuck

Seed Round in 2012
BenchmarkONE is sales and marketing software for small businesses and marketing agencies. We help agencies and small business owners propel relationships into sales with all-in-one CRM and marketing automation. Cut through the clutter and complexity of bulky tools with a simple, affordable platform made for you.

Kangarootime, Inc.

Series A in 2019
Kangarootime, Inc. develops a cloud-based childcare management solution that connects parents with childcare professionals. Its solutions include revenue cycle management, mobile and laptop accessibility, enrollment, sign-in and sign-out, messaging and picture sharing, employee management, support, reports, and accounting. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in Buffalo, New York.

Arvegenix

Series A in 2015
CoverCress is a biotechnology company that focuses on research and development of renewable fuel and livestock feed. It specializes in producing an oilseed crop for food, bioenergy, and cattle feed. It specializes in the fields of agriculture, biotechnology, plants, genetics, cover crop, and precision agriculture. CoverCress was founded in 2013 by Jerry Steiner and Dr. Tim Ulmasov and is headquartered in St. Louis Missouri.

Bluebridge Digital, LLC

Series A in 2016
Emplify, a leader in employee engagement measurement, enables executives to ask for, analyze, and act on employee feedback — transforming data insights into human action. Informed by science and psychometrics. Emplify is the first to fuse survey insights, employee communication, performance enhancement, and transformation strategists into a proven agile engagement system. It was founded in 2010 and is based in Fishers, Indiana.

Molecular Sensing, Inc.

Series A in 2014
Molecular Sensing, Inc. (MSI) is commercializing Back-Scattering Interferometry (BSI), the world’s first label-free, conformation-sensitive, free-solution assay technology for biophysical characterization of small molecule interactions with complex drug targets. This includes crude membrane protein preparations and other biochemically intractable target binding assays in native-like, free-solution environments — no tags or tethering

Swell CX

Series A in 2021
Helping local businesses capture and retain customers. Swell is an automated growth platform that helps businesses find new customers and turn their feedback into reviews, referrals, and a booming bottom line. It helps businesses get discovered in local searches, learn from customer feedback, and enhance their reputation through true customer sentiment. www.swellcx.com Swell serves multiple industries including healthcare, retail, service, hospitality and tourism. We believe software should be easy-to-use, simple to integrate, and effective. Learn more at www.swellcx.com

Salesvue, LLC

Venture Round in 2016
Salesvue, LLC provides salesforce automation software. It offers Salesvue, a prospect-to-pipeline automation solution. Salesvue, LLC was formerly known as Jesubi, LLC and changed its name to Salesvue, LLC in June 2013. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Indianapolis, Indiana.

sfara, Inc.

Venture Round in 2016
sfara, Inc. develops a mobile application that detects car’s speed, distracted driving behaviors, and accidents. The company’s application interprets a person's surroundings via smart device sensors. It enables smart devices with subscription applications and integrated services. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Cloudbeds

Series B in 2017
Cloudbeds is a vertical SaaS business that creates cloud-based hospitality management software that simplifies the working lives of professional property owners, operators, and employees. It helps with OTAs, payments, reservations, and reporting so its clients can spend time on their most important job, taking care of their guests. Cloudbeds was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

Orbita, Inc.

Series A in 2020
Orbita is the leading digital platform for voice and chatbot virtual assistant solutions in healthcare. Orbita powers omni-channel virtual assistants, bots, and other conversational experiences that improve patient engagement, reduce costs of care, and improve outcomes. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdcL0Oc_9L6CbTS7DeZ6UBg

Assembly

Venture Round in 2015
The world’s most flexible payments platform. Assembly is the only end to end solution with unlimited ways to accept, manage and disburse payments. Built for businesses frustrated by the complexity and limitations of existing systems, Assembly delivers extraordinary experiences and unlocks new business value, removing the headaches of fraud, security, compliance, and customer service.

Clever Real Estate

Venture Round in 2021
Clever Real Estate company that specializes in the fields of commercial real estate and online marketplace. It offers a software platform that guides its users through the process of interviewing real estate agents to find the right one for them. The company was founded in 2017 and headquartered in St Louis, Missouri.

Kangarootime, Inc.

Series B in 2021
Kangarootime, Inc. develops a cloud-based childcare management solution that connects parents with childcare professionals. Its solutions include revenue cycle management, mobile and laptop accessibility, enrollment, sign-in and sign-out, messaging and picture sharing, employee management, support, reports, and accounting. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in Buffalo, New York.

TrackBill

Seed Round in 2013
TrackBill is the solution government affairs professionals trust for simple, fast, mobile access to state and federal legislative information. Professional service firms, corporations, and interest groups of all sizes rely on TrackBill to identify bills within their areas of interest, track their activity, and report this information to their stakeholders.

Kangarootime, Inc.

Series B in 2022
Kangarootime, Inc. develops a cloud-based childcare management solution that connects parents with childcare professionals. Its solutions include revenue cycle management, mobile and laptop accessibility, enrollment, sign-in and sign-out, messaging and picture sharing, employee management, support, reports, and accounting. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in Buffalo, New York.

SATIM

Pre Seed Round in 2022
SATIM provides insights based on satellite radar data acquired regardless of weather and day/night time. Using developed software and algorithms SATIM can solve the problem of optimal information extraction from complex SAR imagery.

MOBILion Systems, Inc.

Series C in 2021
MOBILion Systems, Inc. develops structures for lossless ion manipulation (SLIM) for conducting ion mobility separations with lossless ion transfer and manipulation. It offers SLIM to separate and detect clinically relevant molecules that are indistinguishable by current instruments. The company’s SLIM enables researchers to detect and analyze molecules indicative of diseases, such as minute traces of disease specific biomolecules. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is based in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.

ETHIX360, Inc.

Series A in 2021
ETHIX360, Inc. provides compliance as a service software, which offers employee ethics communication and case management. It provides CaseTrac, a risk management software; TrakEnterprise, an on-premises case management solution; CSone, a case management portal for schools and teachers; and Reflections, an online exit interview solution. ETHIX360, Inc. was founded in 2016 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

BlueStrata EHR

Seed Round in 2016
Integration: Our comprehensive design leads the industry through seamless data sharing across the entire medical record and billing system, meeting today’s standards of practice. Intuitive: By utilizing the conveniently located touch screen kiosks and utilizing cloud-based technology, caregivers will capture accurate resident care information from where ever they are.

Paytient Technologies, Inc.

Seed Round in 2020
Paytient Technologies, Inc. designs and develops an application that enables employees to pay out-of-pocket health care expenses. It offers paytient card to healthcare provider, then pick the number of paychecks to pay it back via payroll-deduct. The company was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in Columbia, Missouri.

Balto Software

Series A in 2020
Balto is an AI technology for real-time call guidance and coaching. It increases conversions, delivers a world-class customer experience, and decrease ramp time with Balto’s real-time guidance for contact centers. Balto is the #1 real-time guidance for contact centers. Powered by AI, Balto listens to both sides of a conversation, and visually prompts agents with the best things to say, live on every call. Scale “perfect” to thousands of agents with the push of a button and get immediate insight into what’s working and what’s not. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in St Louis, Missouri.

Sharpen Technologies

Venture Round in 2021
Sharpen is committed to building software that improves the lives of contact center agents. Its cloud-native platform was built from the ground up free from the anchors of legacy code. With open REST APIs, companies can use the Sharpen platform as the foundation on which to configure solutions to solve their customer service problems. Sharpen has developed a holistic solution designed to eliminate common inefficiencies that ultimately impact the agent, their quality of life, and their ability to provide a perfect customer experience. By creating a platform that addresses the needs of both IT and the contact center, agents are more prepared and better trained to do their job. The result? Happier, more effective agents creating happy, loyal customers.

ImmunoPhotonics

Series A in 2015
ImmunoPhotonics, Inc. operates as a biotechnology company that engages in the development of a proprietary novel drug product for use in an in situ autologous cancer vaccine for the treatment of metastatic solid tumor cancers. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.

Balto Software

Series B in 2021
Balto is an AI technology for real-time call guidance and coaching. It increases conversions, delivers a world-class customer experience, and decrease ramp time with Balto’s real-time guidance for contact centers. Balto is the #1 real-time guidance for contact centers. Powered by AI, Balto listens to both sides of a conversation, and visually prompts agents with the best things to say, live on every call. Scale “perfect” to thousands of agents with the push of a button and get immediate insight into what’s working and what’s not. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in St Louis, Missouri.

Ecobot, Inc.

Seed Round in 2022
Ecobot, Inc. designs and develops software that digitalizes the process of collection of scientific data for regulatory environmental monitoring, reporting, and forecasting. The company was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in Asheville, North Carolina.

Cinch

Seed Round in 2022
Cinch utilizes an easy to use marketing automation software integrated with data sources that improve customer relationships through built in predictive models that automate, monitor, and analyze customer engagement based on their behavior. Your data science company that provides patented value segment clustering with the face-face business in mind. We are working to close the data gap and provide businesses of every size access to actionable data to more efficiently market to their current and prospective customers. We are in business to help other businesses be more efficient with their marketing dollars.

Adarza BioSystems

Series B in 2016
Adarza BioSystems is an early-stage medical diagnostics company developing a rapid and label-free biological assay platform for measuring clinical and point-of-care (POC) samples. In addition to performing sophisticated clinical tests within minutes, this technology potentially allowing hundreds of tests to be run simultaneously on a single chip. It was founded in 2008 and headquartered in St Louis, Missouri.

The Labz

Venture Round in 2022
The Labz creative collaboration and documentation administrative platform that makes the process of intellectual property protection, attribution, contribution and ownership rights painless. While creators create and collaborate in our workspace using our modular tools, we track all of their contributions, automate their ownership percentage calculations and auto-generate forms such as copyrights making the content creation to the ownership documentation process seamless, instant, and memorialized using Blockchain technology.

Gan Integrity Inc.

Series A in 2017
GAN Integrity is a provider of a completely integrated compliance solution for global businesses. GAN Integrity’s all-in-one platform for compliance teams is the first of its kind, connecting all aspects of a corporate compliance program into a single, cloud-based solution. Today, many of the world's leading brands trust GAN’s innovative software to help them better manage compliance.

Geneoscopy, LLC

Series B in 2021
Geneoscopy, LLC develops diagnostics using stool-derived eukaryotic RNA (seRNA) to prevent, detect, and guide treatment for gastrointestinal diseases. It uses its platform technology to develop a stool-based, multi-target RNA biomarker panel that identifies colorectal cancer by capturing the downstream effects of cancer-causing DNA mutations. The company also provides a diagnostic test that improves colorectal cancer screening compliance, facilitate early-stage detection of colorectal cancer neoplasms, and reduce morbidity and mortality associated with the disease. The company was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Pulse Therapeutics, Inc.

Series B in 2012
As of January 8, 2019, Pulse Therapeutics, Inc. was acquired by Ichor Vascular, Inc. Pulse Therapeutics, Inc., a medical technology company, develops magnetically-enhanced diffusion (MED) system for the treatment of stroke, heart, and other diseases. Its MED system is used to harness magnet-based technology to dissolve blood clots faster than current modalities. The company also provides MED MicroBeads that are designed to convey physician-selected agents faster to the blood clot; intravenously administered after thrombolysis therapy is initiated; and mechanical adjunct to standard of care IV thrombolysis. In addition, it offers touch screen operated MED Workstation. Pulse Therapeutics, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.

Pass It Down

Seed Round in 2021
Pass It Down is a web and mobile app that allows users to record, share, and preserve family stories in video, audio, text, and photos. It is a digital storytelling platform that allows users to capture their life stories and share those with friends, family, and the world. Using their phone, tablet, or computer, the user can ask and answer questions provided by oral historians to capture family stories. Stories can be captured in video, audio, text, and photos and then shared publicly, with friends and family, or kept privately like a journal.

Cognitive Space

Seed Round in 2021
Cognitive Space makes use of AI technology to automate multi-agent command and control. Through its CNTIENT-SC3(TM) platform, it can automate mission planning and commanding for constellation of Earth observing and telecommunication satellites. Leadership team has over 50 years of space systems experience and critical software development.

Fixposition AG

Seed Round in 2021
Fixposition provides super-reliable high accuracy navigation for the huge autonomous vehicles market. We do deep integration of computer vision with cm-accurate GNSS/GPS to ensure high accuracy in all kind of environments. Our technology enables more precise, safer and automated operations of industrial drones, robotics and autonomous cars. We currently focus on industrial drone sector as market entrance and already won good customers like Yuneec, Huawei, Robsense, Proceq and others.

Atlas Digital Group

Seed Round in 2021
Atlas Digital Group brings real-world expertise in the design, development and management of industry leading eCommerce solutions, enabling fiber and cable businesses to accelerate growth in the near term and sustain growth over the long-term.

Be my eyes

Series A in 2020
Be My Eyes is a free mobile app designed to bring sight to the blind and visually impaired. With the press of a button, the app establishes a live video connection between blind and visually impaired users and sighted volunteers. Every day, volunteers are lending their eyes to solve challenges both big and small in the lives of the blind and visually impaired. With over 1.9 million users across 150 countries, Be My Eyes has grown to become the largest online community for the blind and visually impaired. The app harnesses the power of generosity, technology and human connection to help blind and visually impaired individuals lead more independent lives.

Chatdesk

Series A in 2022
Chatdesk Inc. develops software solutions for companies to interact better with their customers. It helps companies to increase customer satisfaction by shifting from calls to messaging channels such as facebook, SMS, and whatsapp. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in New York, New York.

DealCloud, Inc.

Venture Round in 2017
DealCloud was formed in 2010 by a passionate team with deep private equity, technology, and operating experience to bring technology-enabled efficiency to the private equity, investment banking, and alternative investment sectors. The DealCloud founders believe that there is much inefficiency associated with the traditional industry approach to deal sourcing, deal financing, managing due diligence, managing portfolio companies, conducting industry research, and fundraising. To eliminate many of these inefficiencies, the founders created DealCloud’s flagship product, Private Equity DealCloud (PE DealCloud). The resulting knowledge management system is a platform that allows a private equity firm to centrally manage all firm activities, collaborate efficiently, and to build a firm-wide knowledge base that will survive Associate turnover.

ReturnLogic

Series A in 2022
ReturnLogic is a developer of an automation platform intended to make better marketing decisions and prevent costly product returns. Its platform helps brands give their clients an easy returns process while automating workflows for their customer service and warehouse teams, thereby enabling businesses to optimize their product returns strategy.
Euclises Pharmaceuticals, Inc is developing novel pain and cancer medications that offer superior safety margins compared to existing drugs. The company is based on new inventions from Dr. John Talley, the most accomplished medicinal chemist in the world. Dr. Talley previously invented Celebrex and seven other approved drugs. New compounds from Euclises will offer both improved efficacy and safety relative to existing therapies. Euclises is located at the BioGenerator Accelerator Labs.

DealCloud, Inc.

Series A in 2015
DealCloud was formed in 2010 by a passionate team with deep private equity, technology, and operating experience to bring technology-enabled efficiency to the private equity, investment banking, and alternative investment sectors. The DealCloud founders believe that there is much inefficiency associated with the traditional industry approach to deal sourcing, deal financing, managing due diligence, managing portfolio companies, conducting industry research, and fundraising. To eliminate many of these inefficiencies, the founders created DealCloud’s flagship product, Private Equity DealCloud (PE DealCloud). The resulting knowledge management system is a platform that allows a private equity firm to centrally manage all firm activities, collaborate efficiently, and to build a firm-wide knowledge base that will survive Associate turnover.

Swell CX

Seed Round in 2020
Helping local businesses capture and retain customers. Swell is an automated growth platform that helps businesses find new customers and turn their feedback into reviews, referrals, and a booming bottom line. It helps businesses get discovered in local searches, learn from customer feedback, and enhance their reputation through true customer sentiment. www.swellcx.com Swell serves multiple industries including healthcare, retail, service, hospitality and tourism. We believe software should be easy-to-use, simple to integrate, and effective. Learn more at www.swellcx.com

Sharpen Technologies

Venture Round in 2019
Sharpen is committed to building software that improves the lives of contact center agents. Its cloud-native platform was built from the ground up free from the anchors of legacy code. With open REST APIs, companies can use the Sharpen platform as the foundation on which to configure solutions to solve their customer service problems. Sharpen has developed a holistic solution designed to eliminate common inefficiencies that ultimately impact the agent, their quality of life, and their ability to provide a perfect customer experience. By creating a platform that addresses the needs of both IT and the contact center, agents are more prepared and better trained to do their job. The result? Happier, more effective agents creating happy, loyal customers.

ReturnLogic

Seed Round in 2020
ReturnLogic is a developer of an automation platform intended to make better marketing decisions and prevent costly product returns. Its platform helps brands give their clients an easy returns process while automating workflows for their customer service and warehouse teams, thereby enabling businesses to optimize their product returns strategy.

TopOPPS, Inc.

Seed Round in 2015
TopOPPS delivers clarity, efficiency and predictability to the sales forecast, sales pipeline, and sales process, resulting in more wins and faster sales cycles. Sales executives are provided a dynamic forecast showing which deals are real and how to fill gaps to meet the budgeted sales number. Sales representatives are coached and aligned on sales process. TopOPPS predictive analytics transforms sales pipeline confusion into Sales Pipeline Reality.

DemandJump Inc.

Series A in 2018
DemandJump is a customer acquisition software that shows marketers new sources of growth online. Their mission is to understand the world’s competitive digital data and make it actionable for marketers everywhere. The company's software uses artificial intelligence that shows a holistic view of the data, overlays absent data, and maps that target market behavior, thereby, enabling marketers to make better decisions by providing actions that maximize return on investments. DemandJump was founded in 2015 and is based in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Healthy Bytes, Inc.

Series A in 2019
Healthy Bytes, Inc. develops a software for personalized and expert nutritional counseling. It offers Healthy Bytes, a platform that connects physicians, employers, and patients to nutritional counseling. The company’s platform also helps users to book their private consultation, and consult registered dietitian online. Healthy Bytes, Inc. was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Saint Louis, Missouri with an additional office in New York, New York.

Tioma Therapeutics

Series A in 2016
Tioma Therapeutics, Inc. operates as an immuno-oncology company that develops anti-CD47 antibodies for the treatment of solid and hematologic cancers. Tioma Therapeutics, Inc. was formerly known as Vasculox, Inc. and changed its name to Tioma Therapeutics, Inc. in August 2016. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri with a corporate office in Brisbane, California.

SimpleRose Inc.

Venture Round in 2018
SimpleRose Inc. develops and operates optimal decision-making platform. The company's product enables optimal decision-making in complex world where the proliferation of data and growing scope of organizations. The company was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Clever Real Estate

Venture Round in 2018
Clever Real Estate company that specializes in the fields of commercial real estate and online marketplace. It offers a software platform that guides its users through the process of interviewing real estate agents to find the right one for them. The company was founded in 2017 and headquartered in St Louis, Missouri.

Euclises Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Venture Round in 2015
Euclises Pharmaceuticals, Inc is developing novel pain and cancer medications that offer superior safety margins compared to existing drugs. The company is based on new inventions from Dr. John Talley, the most accomplished medicinal chemist in the world. Dr. Talley previously invented Celebrex and seven other approved drugs. New compounds from Euclises will offer both improved efficacy and safety relative to existing therapies. Euclises is located at the BioGenerator Accelerator Labs.

Avail

Venture Round in 2019
Avail offers an online platform for rental and leasing of house properties. The company offers rental listings, rental applications, tenant screening, credit, criminal, eviction reports, digital leasing, online rent payments, maintenance tracking, and rent price analysis. Avail was founded in 2012 and is based in Chicago, Illinois. As of December 15, 2020, Avail operates as a subsidiary of Move, Inc..

Label Insight

Series A in 2014
Label Insight collects, aggregates and analyzes CPG label data to allow the government, retailers, manufacturers and app developers a comprehensive view of food labels. This includes allergens, additives, ingredient, and claims analysis.

Mobius Therapeutics, LLC

Series B in 2013
Mobius Therapeutics, LLC develops sterile injectable pharmaceutical products for ophthalmic applications in the United States. It offers Mitosol (mitomycin for solution) kit, an ophthalmic formulation of MMC that contains a closed-system transfer device and sponge tray enabling the safe reconstitution and transfer of MMC; and Amphadase, a hyaluronidase injection. The company serves ophthalmologists and their patients. It offers its products online. Mobius Therapeutics, LLC was founded in 2006 and is based in St Louis, Missouri.

DemandJump Inc.

Series A in 2019
DemandJump is a customer acquisition software that shows marketers new sources of growth online. Their mission is to understand the world’s competitive digital data and make it actionable for marketers everywhere. The company's software uses artificial intelligence that shows a holistic view of the data, overlays absent data, and maps that target market behavior, thereby, enabling marketers to make better decisions by providing actions that maximize return on investments. DemandJump was founded in 2015 and is based in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Kindful

Series A in 2016
Kindful is a Nashville-based software company that provides powerful software to help nonprofits organize data and manage donors better. Featuring online donation pages, donor database, reporting tools, and integrated partnerships with industry-leading services, Kindful’s platform is designed to help nonprofit employees manage their donors easier, saving time and creating better insights. Kindful proudly powers thousands of world-changing organizations both in the US and internationally. For more information, please visit www.kindful.com.

Tunespeak, LLC

Seed Round in 2013
Tunespeak, LLC operates a musician-to-fan loyalty platform. Its platform enables users to earn points by listening music, watching videos, checking photos, and sharing with their friends and followers. Its platform also facilitates a user’s friend to earn points for a contestant once for each song, picture, and video for the entire duration of the contest or raffle. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.

Textel CX Inc.

Seed Round in 2019
Textel provides a cloud-based texting platform for contact centers and businesses specifically designed to dramatically improve the customer experience, increase customer engagement, and improve contact center performance and efficiency. With nearly 800 customers across North America, Textel enables inbound/outbound SMS and MMS texts for organizations who need to connect with customers faster and more efficiently than traditional channels (email, voice, chat). Best of all, Textel users can enable their pre-existing numbers and integrate with industry-leading systems of record (Genesys, Nice inContact, and more).

Balto Software

Seed Round in 2019
Balto is an AI technology for real-time call guidance and coaching. It increases conversions, delivers a world-class customer experience, and decrease ramp time with Balto’s real-time guidance for contact centers. Balto is the #1 real-time guidance for contact centers. Powered by AI, Balto listens to both sides of a conversation, and visually prompts agents with the best things to say, live on every call. Scale “perfect” to thousands of agents with the push of a button and get immediate insight into what’s working and what’s not. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in St Louis, Missouri.

Avail

Seed Round in 2017
Avail offers an online platform for rental and leasing of house properties. The company offers rental listings, rental applications, tenant screening, credit, criminal, eviction reports, digital leasing, online rent payments, maintenance tracking, and rent price analysis. Avail was founded in 2012 and is based in Chicago, Illinois. As of December 15, 2020, Avail operates as a subsidiary of Move, Inc..

Dynamo Metrics, LLC

Seed Round in 2019
Dynamo Metrics delivers property-level intel to quantify the impact of policy and investment decisions.

Upside

Seed Round in 2013
Upside helps registered investment advisors beat the “robo-advisors” by leveraging technology and algorithms to advise, manage, and service clients who want next-generation investment services. The company’s fully-automated, white-labeled managed account platform provides advisors with paperless account opening, portfolio selection, automated trading and rebalancing, client and advisor portals, practice analytics in an intuitive design-led user interface.

Aisle411

Series A in 2013
Aisle411 Inc. provides mobile in-store location services platform for retailers. The company’s platform allows shoppers to map products, offers, and lists by aisle location, as well as discover information based on a shopper’s in-store location; and enables retailers to reach shoppers at the shelf with context and location relevant information that enhances the shopper experience. Its indoor retail mapping and location service, and mobile platform allows shoppers to navigate through retail stores to find exactly what they want by collecting, organizing, and monetizing retailers’ product inventory, location data, and enterprise software space planning systems and store maps. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.

ETHIX360, Inc.

Seed Round in 2019
ETHIX360, Inc. provides compliance as a service software, which offers employee ethics communication and case management. It provides CaseTrac, a risk management software; TrakEnterprise, an on-premises case management solution; CSone, a case management portal for schools and teachers; and Reflections, an online exit interview solution. ETHIX360, Inc. was founded in 2016 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

LockerDome, LLC

Seed Round in 2012
LockerDome is an ad platform with a brain, designed specifically for performance-based advertising. The brain behind the platform is Neo, an in-house AI, which uses machine learning to process billions of data points and make intelligent decisions at lightning speed.

FinTech Studios

Venture Round in 2019
FinTech Studios was founded in 2014 by Jim Tousignant, previously co-founder and President of Multex, a leading online research and financial information platform that went public in 1999 and achieved a market cap of $1.5 billion. FinTech Studios' AI-based apps, big-data analytics and collaboration tools discover and analyze relevant content from millions of online sources and proprietary databases with powerful AI-based search technology, providing the most timely and relevant market intelligence and insight for investors, financial professionals and business executives.

Sharpen Technologies

Venture Round in 2020
Sharpen is committed to building software that improves the lives of contact center agents. Its cloud-native platform was built from the ground up free from the anchors of legacy code. With open REST APIs, companies can use the Sharpen platform as the foundation on which to configure solutions to solve their customer service problems. Sharpen has developed a holistic solution designed to eliminate common inefficiencies that ultimately impact the agent, their quality of life, and their ability to provide a perfect customer experience. By creating a platform that addresses the needs of both IT and the contact center, agents are more prepared and better trained to do their job. The result? Happier, more effective agents creating happy, loyal customers.

OnScale

Series A in 2019
OnScale Inc. develops on-demand scalable engineering simulation software that accelerates research and development, reduces costs, and helps engineers build future. The company offers OnScale Multiphysics CAE software that empowers engineers to accelerate innovation across various industries, including next-generation technologies, such as MEMS IoT, 5G, biomedicine, and autonomous vehicles. Its software is used in MEMS and filters, sensors, NDE and NDT, medical, and sonar applications. The company was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

Cardialen, Inc.

Series B in 2015
Cardialen, Inc., a medical device company that develops a therapy system that detects and treats atrial fibrillation, rapid ventricular tachycardia, and ventricular fibrillation. It offers an implantable device to restore normal heart rhythm and may reduce the potential for high-energy defibrillation shocks. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.