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I will be mostly networking for 90 days and will share my raw experience via Social Media #networking90days (referrals to just giving me a company name or owners name is welcome)!

Text me at 858-869-9483 anytime and let us setup online 15 minute meeting or two day retreat in SoCal or DC about industries and companies!

My focus is on private companies with $5 million plus EBITDA!  However, just finding great people that like to network and provide referrals is great!

Happy Investing & Networking,

JD Morris

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VC Day with the case of two Venture Capital firms and our “venture capital pipeline” vs. the normal PEG pipeline


Trive

The case of two Venture Capital firms!  Thrive Capital has less than 25 words on their website, but all you have to say in referrals and networking!

Here is what they say on their website: “Thrive Capital is a venture capital investment firm focused on internet and software investments.” Use this URL to see almost nothing: http://www.thrivecap.com/

On the other hand, the fund “Union Square Ventures” does what I love!  Blog, Social Media, and more!  See fun VC website via this URL: https://www.usv.com/

I think both are amazing based on results!  However, what does each website say about the leadership?

THE PIPELINE – VENTURE CAPITAL

• Avelas Biosciences Inc., a San Diego-based developer of targeted cancer therapeutics, has raised $20 million in Series C funding. Pharmstandard International led the round, and was joined by Ervington Investments, Alexandria Venture Investments and return backers Avalon Ventures, Bregua Corp. and WuXi Healthcare Ventures.

• DriveTribe, a London-based digital media platform focused on “motoring and adventure,” has raised $5.5 million in Series A funding. Breyer Capital led the round and was joined by Atomico and individual angels. www.drivetribe.com

• Happify, a New York-based provider of emotional wellbeing and mental health software, has raised $5 million in VC funding from Marketplace Fund II and Hills Capital. www.happifyhealth.com

• InsiteVR, a provider of virtual reality-based modeling solutions for architects, has raised $1.5 million in seed funding. Backers include Y Combinator, CyberAgent Ventures, GREE VR Fund and individual angels.

• Instavest, a social investing platform, has raised $1.7 million in seed funding from backers like Y Combinator and Cherubic Ventures.

• ID Experts, a Portland, Ore.-based provider of software and services for cyber breach and identity fraud protection, has raised $27.5 million in new VC funding.Peloton Equity and Trident Capital Cybersecurity co-led the round, and were joined by return backers BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners and the Sandbox Advantage Fund. www.idexpertscorp.com

• Netlify, a startup for building, deploying and hosting static sites or apps that is integrated with GitHub, has raised $2.1 million in VC funding from Bloomberg Beta and Tank Hill Ventures.

• NextHealth, a Denver-based healthcare analytics platform aimed at reducing costs for insurers, has raised $8.5 million in Series A funding from Norwest Venture Partners.

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• Virtru, a San Francisco-based provider of encryption and data protection solutions, has raised $29 million in Series A funding. Bessemer Venture Partners led the round, and was joined by NEA, Soros Fund Management, Haystack Partners, Quadrant Capital Advisors and Blue Delta Capital. www.virtru.com

• VUV Analytics Inc., an Austin, Texas-based developer of vacuum ultraviolet absorption spectroscopy, has raised $6.5 million in Series B funding. New Science Ventures led the round, and was joined by S3 Ventures. www.vuvanalytics.com

• ZeroCater, a San Francisco-based corporate catering startup, has raised $4.1 million in new VC funding from Romulus Capital and Struck Capital. The deal was done at a valuation north of $100 million. www.zerocater.com

Information provide by Associated Press, CB Insight, Crunchbase, Forbes, Market Watch, Reuters, and other sources.  Please check company website for best information.

Contact JD Morris anytime via text 858-869-9483 about $4 million plus EBITDA deals.  Our network of deal people can do billion dollar to just few million dollar M&A deals.

Happy Networking,

JD Morris

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PEG Pipeline and Telecom


TPG Capital has agreed to acquire regional broadband services providers RCN Telecom Services and Grande Communications Networks from ABRY Partners, via a pair of separate transactions valued at $1.6 billion and $650 million, respectively.

I have been very luck to help some top telecom executive over last past few decades and yes I can now say decades with an “S” on the end.  From early mobile, long distance, satellite, and apps are the big hit or miss.  If you own an early stage app company or better yet a EBITDA telecom company, contact me at +1 858-869-9483 anytime.

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PEG PIEPLINE

• Advent International has agreed to acquire Fort Dearborn Co., an Elk Grove, Ill.-based provider of prime labels for the consumer goods industry, from KRG Capital Partners. No financial terms were disclosed, although earlier media reports suggested an $800 million price-tag. Losing bidders included The Carlyle Group and CCMP Capital Partners.

Advent International

• Aclara Technologies LLC, a Hazelwood, Mo.-based portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners, has acquired the smart grid business of Tollgrade Communications Inc., a Cranberry Township, Penn.-based portfolio company ofGolden Gate Capital. No financial terms were disclosed. www.aclaratech.com

• Axiom Materials, a Santa Ana, Calif.-based provider of composites development and manufacturing, has secured an undisclosed amount of private equity funding from Sorenson Capital. www.axiommaterials.com

• The Carlyle Group has agreed to acquire NetMotion Wireless Inc., a Seattle-based provider of mobile security software, from Clearlake Capital Group. No financial terms were disclosed for the deal, which is expected to close later this quarter. www.netmotionwireless.com

• Davalor Mold Corp., a Chesterfield, Mich.-based manufacturer of injection molded plastic products, has raised an undisclosed amount of private equity funding from Blackford Capital. www.davalor.com

• KKR is considering a takeover offer for Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE: ETO), a British television distributor that owns preschool cartoon Peppa Pig, according toBloomberg. The possible approach comes after Entertainment One rejected a bid from ITV PLC (LSE: ITV). Entertainment One has a current market cap just north of £1 billion.

KKR

• Norland Capital, Iconiq Capital and RIT Capital Partners have jointly acquired CSL, a UK-based provider of connectivity solutions for machine-to-machine communications, from Bowmark Capital. No financial terms were disclosed. www.csldual.com

• Oncap has agreed to acquire Tecta America Corp., a Rosemont, Ill.-based provider of commercial roofing services, from Oaktree Capital Management. The deal is valued at $280 million. www.tectaamerica.com

• Tall Tree Foods, a portfolio company of Altamont Capital Partners, has acquired The January Co., a Kent, Wash.-based manufacturer of Chinese-style meat products. No financial terms were disclosed. www.januarycompany.com

• Topspin Partners has acquired a majority stake in Texas Family Fitness, an operator of fitness clubs in suburban Dallas, from founder Trevor Rogers (who will retain an ownership stake). No financial terms were disclosed. Going forward, the company will be led by new CEO Aaron Watkins, former president of Gold’s Gym International Inc. www.texasfamilyfitness.com

TPG Capital has agreed to acquire regional broadband services providers RCN Telecom Services and Grande Communications Networks from ABRY Partners, via a pair of separate transactions valued at $1.6 billion and $650 million, respectively.

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• Trident Maritime Systems, a Virginia-based portfolio company of J.F. Lehman & Co., has agreed to acquire Callenberg Technology Group, a Swedish maker of HVAC, electrical energy management and insulation systems for commercial and government vessels, from Wilhelmsen Maritime Services AS. No financial terms were disclosed. www.tridentmaritimesystems.com

• Velodyne LiDAR, a Morgan Hill, Calif.-based provider of  technology that lets self-driving cars see and avoid what’s around them, has raised $150 million in equity funding from Ford Motor Co. and Baidu.

Information provide by Associated Press, CB Insight, Crunchbase, Forbes, Market Watch, Reuters, and other sources.  Please check company website for best information.

Contact JD Morris anytime via text 858-869-9483 about $4 million plus EBITDA deals.  Our network of deal people can do billion dollar down to just few million dollar M&A deals.

Happy Networking,

JD Morris

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PEG Pipeline and EBITDA Deals


We continue to focus on my goal of networking for 90 days ( #networking90days ) and are very thankful for all the amazing referrals.  Today focus is speaking to 3 beer companies and one government contractor.  Although not all deals are easy to fund, strong EBITDA as always makes the deal easier!

Happy Networking and now for PEG PIPELINE and JPG of the day!

JPG OF THE DAY

Many investors in Cyber Security, but clear winners and breakout companies remain a gamble!  NEA, Intel Capital, and ACCEL Partners invest in many.

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PEG PIPELINE

Cal Net Technology Group, a Chatsworth, Calif. -based customer support services provider, will acquire inhouseIT, a provider of managed IT services in Orange County. Cal Net is a portfolio company of Boathouse Capital and Olympic Valley Capital. inhouseit.com/

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice is in talks to acquire Drive DeVilbiss, a Port Washington, N.Y.-based wheelchair manufacturer, for about $750 million, according to Reuters. www.drivemedical.com/b2b/

CVR Energy, a Texas-based refiner owned by Carl Icahn, is preparing an offer forDelek U.S. Holdings, a refiner in Arkansas and Texas, according to The New York Post. Read more.

FIMI is in advanced discussions to acquire the Israeli subsidiary of British security giant G4S, according to Haaretz. The deal could reportedly be valued at $104.9 million. Read more. 

First Reserve portfolio company Saddle Barnett Resources has agreed to acquire the interests of Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK) in the Barnett Shale operating area in North Texas. www.chk.com/

Platinum Equity has agreed to acquire Electro Rent Corporation (NASDAQ: ELRC), a seller and renter of computing equipment, for about $382 million.www.electrorent.com/

Platinum Equity

PAI Partners will acquire Roompot Vakanties, a Netherlands-based provider of recreation parks. www.roompot.nl/

Stem, a provider of energy storage solutions based in Millbrae, Calif., has raised up to $100 million in financing from affiliates of Starwood Energy Group Global.www.stem.com 

Valentus Specialty Chemicals, a portfolio company of Huron CapitalPartners, has acquired the wood floor finishes business of New Rochelle, N.Y.-based Paint Over Rust Products. No financial terms were disclosed.

Wellspring Capital Management is selling National Seating & Mobility, a provider of custom mobility, rehab, and adaptive seating systems based in Franklin, Tenn., to Court Square Capital Partners. Terms were not disclosed. www.nsm-seating.com

Information provide by Associated Press, CB Insight, Crunchbase, Forbes, Market Watch, Reuters, and other sources.  Please check company website for best information.

Contact JD Morris anytime via text 858-869-9483 about $4 million plus EBITDA deals.  Our network of deal people can do billion dollar down to just few million dollar M&A deals.

Happy Networking,

JD Morris

JD Morris

Text +1 858-869-9483

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Let us talk Beer! Well Beverage companies with EBITDA or the desire for an exit strategy!


Beer Market

Craft beer companies are hot and I am interested as well as some limited partners and private equity friends.  Green Flash was just an startup when I moved to San Diego and now the are number 49 nationwide in the US!  I have few industry experts at my fingertips and would enjoy speaking 15 minutes or 2 day strategy meeting in DC or SoCal!  The Brewers Association estimates that craft brands more than doubled their share of the $100 billion beer market, to 11%, in the past four years, while sales of mass-market beer stagnated.  In 2015, 19 craft-beer deals worth $13 billion were announced in the U.S., according to research firm Dealogic. AB InBev, MillerCoors, Constellation Brands, and Heineken—which together control 81% of the U.S. market—all announced deals.

And now for some raw data:

Top Craft Beer Company (Rank, Company, Location, State)

1 D. G. Yuengling and Son, Inc Pottsville PA
2 Boston Beer Co Boston MA
3 Sierra Nevada Brewing Co Chico CA
4 New Belgium Brewing Co Fort Collins CO
5 Gambrinus San Antonio TX
6 Lagunitas Brewing Co* Petaluma CA
7 Bell’s Brewery, Inc Comstock MI
8 Deschutes Brewery Bend OR
9 Minhas Craft Brewery Monroe WI
10 Stone Brewing Co Escondido CA
11 Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits* San Diego CA
12 Brooklyn Brewery Brooklyn NY
13 Firestone Walker Brewing Co Paso Robles CA
14 Oskar Blues Brewing Holding Co Longmont CO
15 Duvel Moortgat USA Kansas City & Cooperstown MO/NY
16 Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Milton DE
17 Matt Brewing Co Utica NY
18 SweetWater Brewing Co Atlanta GA
19 Harpoon Brewery Boston MA
20 New Glarus Brewing Co New Glarus WI
21 Great Lakes Brewing Co Cleveland OH
22 Alaskan Brewing Co Juneau AK
23 Abita Brewing Co Abita Springs LA
24 Anchor Brewing Co San Francisco CA
25 Stevens Point Brewery Co Stevens Point WI
26 Victory Brewing Co Downingtown PA
27 August Schell Brewing Co New Ulm MN
28 Long Trail Brewing Co Bridgewater Corners VT
29 Summit Brewing Co Saint Paul MN
30 Shipyard Brewing Co Portland ME
31 Full Sail Brewing Co Hood River OR
32 Odell Brewing Co Fort Collins CO
33 Southern Tier Brewing Co Lakewood NY
34 Rogue Ales Brewery Newport OR
35 21st Amendment Brewery Bay Area CA
36 Ninkasi Brewing Co Eugene OR
37 Flying Dog Brewery Frederick MD
38 Narragansett Brewing Co Providence RI
39 Left Hand Brewing Co Longmont CO
40 Uinta Brewing Co Salt Lake City UT
41 Green Flash Brewing Co San Diego CA
42 Allagash Brewing Co Portland ME
43 Lost Coast Brewery Eureka CA
44 Bear Republic Brewing Co Cloverdale CA
45 Troegs Brewing Co Hershey PA
46 Karl Strauss Brewing Co San Diego CA
47 Breckenridge Brewery* Littleton CO
48 North Coast Brewing Co Fort Bragg CA
49 Four Peaks Brewing Co* Tempe AZ
50 Revolution Brewing Co Chicago IL

 

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More great data on Ed Tech! 15 minute to 2 days strategy meetings!


Again, Love the Ed Tech space!  If I had to do one thing, it would be education!  If you are looking to be a Unicorn, contact JD Morris via text at +1 858-869-9483 anytime!  Look forward to learning with you!

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DEALS THAT GOT FUNDED (RAW DATA)

The Ed Tech Company List
Company Select Investors Category
Coursera NEA, Learn Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Broad Online Learning Platforms
Curious.com Redpoint Ventures Broad Online Learning Platforms
Descomplica Social Capital, Valar Ventures, Valor Capital Group Broad Online Learning Platforms
Edukart 500 Startups Broad Online Learning Platforms
Khan Academy Google, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Broad Online Learning Platforms
Knewton Accel Partners, FirstMark Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners Broad Online Learning Platforms
Learnist Benchmark Capital, GSV Capital, Atlas Venture Broad Online Learning Platforms
PanOpen Kaplan Ventures, Zen Group Broad Online Learning Platforms
Popexpert BoxGroup, Learn Capital Broad Online Learning Platforms
Udemy Insight Venture Partners, MHS Capital, Norwest Venture Partners Broad Online Learning Platforms
Achieve3000 Insight Venture Partners Curriculum Production
Apex Learning Maveron, MK Capital, Kaplan Curriculum Production
Cengage Learning Undisclosed Curriculum Production
Kidaptive Menlo Ventures, Veddis Ventures, Formation 8 Early Childhood Education
Knowledge Adventure Azure Capital Partners, TeleSoft Partners, Random House Ventures Early Childhood Education
Speakaboos Advancit Capital, 212 Media Early Childhood Education
Tinkergarten 500 Startups, Omidyar Network, Blue Seed Collective Early Childhood Education
Tinybop KEC Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures Early Childhood Education
Tynker 500 Startups, NEA, GSV Capital Early Childhood Education
Declara Data Collective, Founders Fund, GSV Capital Enterprise Learning
Degreed Rethink Education, Signal Peak Ventures, Jump Capital Enterprise Learning
edCast Softbank Capital, Cervin Ventures Enterprise Learning
ExecOnline Dingman Center Angels, Kaplan Ventures Enterprise Learning
Grovo Learning Accel Partners, Costanoa Venture Capital, SoftTech VC Enterprise Learning
Inkling Systems Sequoia Capital, Tenaya Capital, Felicis Ventures Enterprise Learning
Kaltura 406 Ventures, Nexus Venture Partners Enterprise Learning
Lessonly Allos Ventures, High Alpha, OpenView Venture Partners Enterprise Learning
NovoEd Kapor Capital, Learn Capital, Foundation Capital Enterprise Learning
Qstream Launchpad Venture Group, FrontLine Ventures Enterprise Learning
51Talk DCM Ventures, Sequoia Capital China Language Learning
Babbel VC Fonds Technologie, Nokia Growth Partners Language Learning
Colingo 500 Startups, Atlas Venture, Social Leverage Language Learning
Duolingo NEA, Union Square Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Language Learning
HuJiang Baidu, China Minsheng Investment Language Learning
NoRedInk Social Capital, Rethink Education, Kapor Capital Language Learning
OkPanda 500 Startups, Kapor Capital, Innovation Endeavors Language Learning
Open English Flybridge Capital Partners, Kaszek Ventures Language Learning
TutorGroup Qiming Venture Partners, Alibaba Group Language Learning
17Zuoye Shunwei Capital Partners, Tiger Management Corp Learning Management Systems
Blackboard Providence Equity Partners, Aurora Funds Learning Management Systems
Brightwheel Crosslink Capital, Sherpa Capital Learning Management Systems
Civitas Learning Austin Ventures, Emergence Capital Partners Learning Management Systems
ClassDojo General Catalyst Partners, SoftTech VC, Reach Capital, Slow Ventures Learning Management Systems
Classkick Great Oaks Venture Capital, Kapor Capital Learning Management Systems
Desire2Learn NEA, OMERS Ventures Learning Management Systems
Echo360 Court Square Ventures, Softbank Capital, SCP Partners Learning Management Systems
Edmodo Learn Capital, Union Square Ventures, Greylock Partners, Benchmark Capital, NEA Learning Management Systems
eSpark 500 Startups, Learn Capital Learning Management Systems
EverFi NEA, TomorrowVentures, Rethink Education Learning Management Systems
Flat World Bessemer Venture Partners, Tribeca Venture Partners Learning Management Systems
FreshGrade Accel Partners, Social Capital, NewSchools Venture Fund Learning Management Systems
HotChalk Berg & Berg Enterprises, McGraw-Hill Ventures Learning Management Systems
LearnZillion DCM Ventures, Learn Capital, O’Reilly Alpha Tech Ventures Learning Management Systems
MasteryConnect Catamount Ventures, Learn Capital Learning Management Systems
Nearpod Reach Capital, New Schools Venture Fund Learning Management Systems
Phoenix E-Learning Corporation TAL Education Group Learning Management Systems
PowerSchool Group Vista Equity Partners Learning Management Systems
Remind First Round Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Social Capital Learning Management Systems
Schoology FirstMark Capital, Meakem Becker Venture Capital Learning Management Systems
Schoolzilla Foundry Group, Kapor Capital Learning Management Systems
Top Hat iNovia Capital, SoftTech VC, Felicis Ventures Learning Management Systems
AltSchool First Round Capital, Harrison Metal, Learn Capital Next-Gen Schools
Quad Learning New Atlantic Ventures, NEA Next-Gen Schools
The Minerva Project Benchmark Capital, TAL Education Group Next-Gen Schools
UniversityNow Kapor Capital, University Ventures, Floodgate Next-Gen Schools
Agnitus Innovation Endeavors, Social Capital Next-Gen Study Tools
Course Hero GSV Capital, Maveron Next-Gen Study Tools
Curriculet Kapor Capital, NewSchools Venture Fund Next-Gen Study Tools
Dreambox Owl Ventures, GSV Capital Next-Gen Study Tools
GoNoodle Chrysalis Ventures, Childrens Medical Center Next-Gen Study Tools
Kahoot Northzone Ventures Next-Gen Study Tools
Lumosity Harrison Metal, Menlo Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners Next-Gen Study Tools
Picmonic Tallwave Capital, Desert Angels Next-Gen Study Tools
WriteLab Kapor Capital, Learn Capital, Reach Capital Next-Gen Study Tools
Changingedu Sequoia Capital China, TAL Education Group Online to Offline
Gaosi Education JD Capital Management Online to Offline
Genshuixue Banyan Capital, QF Capital Online to Offline
Varsity Tutors Technology Crossover Ventures Online to Offline
WyzAnt Accel Partners Online to Offline
Yup Formation 8, Index Ventures Online to Offline
Allovue Rethink Education, Red House Education, Kapor Capital School Administration
BloomBoard Birchmere Ventures, Learn Capital School Administration
BrightBytes Rethink Education, Learn Capital,  Bessemer Venture Partners School Administration
Chalkable 500 Startups, Expansion VC School Administration
Clever Sequoia Capital, GSV Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners School Administration
Everspring Carrick Capital Partners School Administration
Full Measure Education Bull City Venture Partners, Safeguard Scientifics School Administration
Parchment Novak Biddle Venture Partners, NewSchools Venture Fund School Administration
SchoolMint Fresco Capital, Crosslink Capital, Kapor Capital School Administration
AdmitSee Social Capital Search
Edunav Learn Capital, Opus Capital Search
GreatSchools NewSchools Venture Fund Search
Juesheng ChinaEquity Group Search
Bloc Shasta Ventures, First Round Capital, Learn Capital Tech Learning
CareerFoundry IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft Tech Learning
Codecademy Union Square Ventures, Index Ventures Tech Learning
Codecombat Andreessen Horowitz, Fenox Venture Capital, Third Kind Venture Capital Tech Learning
Codefights Felicis Ventures, Maiden Lane Ventures Tech Learning
CodeHS Kapor Capital, Learn Capital, NewSchools Venture Fund Tech Learning
Codementor Foundry Group, TMI, 500 Startups Tech Learning
General Assembly Maveron, Rethink Education, Learn Capital, GSV Capital Tech Learning
One Month Idea Bulb Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz Tech Learning
Pluralsight Insight Venture Partners Tech Learning
Udacity CRV, Andreessen Horowitz Tech Learning
BenchPrep Lightbank, NEA, Revolution Test Prep
Byju’s Sequoia Capital India Test Prep
Toppr Helion Venture Partners, SAIF Partners Test Prep
Xiaozhan Jiaoyu GGV Capital, Sequoia Capital China Test Prep

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Looking for #EdTech as it will change everything!


Ed Tech is a space I love!  Here is an area that I enjoy helping people in early stage as well as love to find a cornerstone M&A deal. #EdTech #DoWhatYouLove

Education need to change!  What will be that one Educational Tech deal that will change our schools, change our life, change everything!  Think of how the work has changed with computers, phones, iPads, and more!  The list of they way the world has changed in the last 10/20/30 years is amazing!

Have an idea, have a company, and better yet have EBITDA! Text JD Morris at +1 858-869-9483 anytime!

Below is some great raw data!

quarterly ed tech 2q16

Ed Tech Most Well-Funded VC-Backed Companies
Rank Company Disclosed Funding ($M) Select Investors
1 TutorGroup $315M Alibaba Group, Qiming Venture Partners, Goldman Sachs
2 HotChalk $249M Bertelsmann, McGraw-Hill Ventures, Mohr Davidow Ventures
3 Pluralsight $208M Insight Venture Partners, Rethink Education, Felicis Ventures
4 Udemy $173M MHS Capital, Insight Venture Partners, 500 Startups, Norwest Venture Partners
5 Desire2Learn $165M NEA, OMERS Ventures
6 Udacity $161M CRV, Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz
7 Knewton $157M First Round Capital, Accel Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, FirstMark Capital
8 Coursera $146M Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, NEA, Learn Capital
9 AltSchool $136M First Round Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Harrison Metal
10 17Zuoye $135M Shunwei Capital Partners, Tiger Management Corp

Happy Networking,

JD Morris

JD Morris

Text anytime +1 858-869-9483

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Unicorn M&A plus PEG Deals that close


Need a private equity firm to provide $100 million dollars in backing to do a large MBO in less than 24 hours?  This can happen for “Unicorn M&A” deals this year!  Contact JD Morris via text to 858-869-9483 anytime.  For the right deal such large business unit, Private Equity players can move fast.  The larger the EBITDA, the greater the interest!

Big M&A Deals

PRIVATE EQUITY PIPELINE

Certica Solutions, a Wakefield, Mass.-based provider of educational technology, has acquired Educuity, a provider of Ed-Fi services based in Austin, Texas. Certica is backed by New Harbor Capital. No terms were disclosed. www.educuity.com 

EQT will acquire Press Ganey (NYSE: PGND), a Wakefield, Mass.-based healthcare performance improvement company, for $40.50 in cash per share of Press Ganey common stock, for an enterprise value of approximately $2.35 billion. www.pressganey.com/ 

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, RedBird Capital Partners, and Aethon Energy Management have acquired J-W Energy’s oil and gas upstream and midstream assets in northeast Texas and north Louisiana. These assets are being consolidated with Haynesville and Rockies assets acquired by Aethon and Redbird to form a joint partnership known as Aethon Unitedwww.jwenergy.com

One North, a digital marketing agency based in Chicago, has taken a strategic investment of undisclosed size from Svoboda Capital Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm. http://www.onenorth.com/

PlanetRisk, a Washington, D.C.-based provider of risk assessment services has agreed to acquire Analytic Strategies, a McLean, Va.-based provider of analytics services, for an undisclosed amount. PlanetRisk is backed by Frontier Capital and Petra Capital Partnerswww.analyticstrategies.com/

RoundTable Healthcare Partners has made a majority investment in two Dallas-based beauty companies, Revision Skincare and Goodier Cosmetics.www.revisionskincare.com www.goodiercosmetics.com

Sverica Capital Management is acquiring RMS Healthcare Management, a provider of management services to Med First Immediate Care and Family Practice, a provider of primary care based in Jacksonville, North Carolina. Cadiz Capital also participated in the transaction. Terms were not disclosed.thinkmedfirst.com

Information provide by Associated Press, CB Insight, Crunchbase, Forbes, Market Watch, Reuters, and other sources.  Please check company website for best information.

Contact JD Morris anytime via text 858-869-9483 about $4 million plus EBITDA deals.  Our network of deal people can do billion dollar down to just few million dollar M&A deals.

Happy Networking,

JD Morris

JD Morris

Text +1 858-869-9483

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jdmorris

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