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Calm (company) Seed round, February 2013
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Lionheart Ventures
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Lionheart Ventures is a San Francisco-based venture capital firm. It was founded in 2019 by health good entrepreneur and Zesty founder, David Langer. The firm makes investments concentrates on making investments that "make humanity more resilient." It makes seed stage investments in companies working on climate protection, mental health and financial inclusion. It has invested in companies based in North America, Europe, and Asia.

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It was announced in May 2019 that Lionheart VC has raised $2.1 million for its first fund.

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Battery Ventures

Boston, MA

Venture Capital

DoubleClick, Inc.

New York, NY

Internet Advertising

Google

Sundar Pichai

Mountain View, CA

Search engine/digital marketing

Homebrew

San Francisco, CA

Venture Capital

Twitter

Jack Dorsey

San Francisco, CA

Social Media

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Currently Partner at Homebrew. Previously, VP Product at Twitter leading product management and support. Co-led seed and early stage Internet and digital media investing as Partner at Battery Ventures. Joined Google in 2003, working on product management and partnership initiatives for AdSense.

Satya Patel is a venture capitalist and founder of the venture capital firm Homebrew. Since 2007, Patel has served as a board member of the KIPP Bay Area Schools.

Patel studied at Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a BS in Finance and a BS in Psychology.

Patel started his career working as a project manager for digital marketing platforms. From 2000-2003, he worked as a project manager at DoubleClick, Inc. where he developed DFA and DFP features.

In 2003, he joined Google as an advertising executive. At Google, he worked on product management, developing partnership initiatives, and developing Google Ad Manager and AdSense.

In 2007, Patel joined the IT focused venture capital firm, Battery Ventures. , as a partner.

From 2011-2012, Patel worked as the VP of Product at Twitter.

In April 2013, he co-founded the venture capital firm Homebrew with Hunter Walk. Patel and Walk envisioned supporting companies in the seed stage that they saw as part of a "Bottom Up" based economy. Patel is quoted as saying that Homebrew was founded to "democratize access to products, services, data or customers for constituencies and industries that haven’t had access previously."

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By Appointment Only, Inc. (Bao) By Appointment Only, Inc. (BAO)

A Chelmsford, Massachusetts-based appointment setting company

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By Appointment Only (BAO) is an appointment setting, marketing, and lead generation company headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. It was founded in 1997 by Suzanne Higgins. The company has offices in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Arizona.

Business Model

BAO offers lead generation, sales appointment setting, account-based marketing, lead qualification, contact validation, and account mapping services that are aimed at helping tech company sales teams gain the business intelligence they need to sale their products.

BAO's "top-shelf solution," Advanced Demand Generation (ADG), is aimed at end-to-end sales support. It's key components include market targeting and segmentation, marketing program development, generating in person sales contacts. BAO claims it's ADG solution delivers it's highest rate on investment.

BAO's Opportunity Identification (OppID) solution is aimed at helping clients gain insights into target markets. It helps sales teams target leads by providing them with information based on the which sales leads have active IT initiatives and what target information regarding client's budgets, internal challenges, and current IT installations.

BAO also offers appointment setting services. The company claims to employee 150 representatives that connect with "thousands" of executives on a daily basis to help clients connect with their sales targets.

BAO helps clients develop account-based marketing strategies through lead qualification, contact validation, and account maps. BAO's ABM services are aimed at helping clients identify the best leads and give them the information they need to develop sales plans.

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Jim Higgins

CEO

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info@baoinc.com
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1 Edgewater Drive Suite 106 Norwood, MA 020621640 South Stapley Drive Suite 251 Mesa, AZ 85204300 Apollo Drive 2nd Floor Chelmsford, MA 01824670 N Commercial Street Suite 106 Manchester, NH 03101d
Phone number
978-763-7500
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Brightside (company)

A employee benefits and financial wellness platform headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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Brightside is an employer-based financial care company headquartered in San Francisco, California. It was founded in 2017 by Callum King, Jacky Chiu, and Tom Spann.

History

Brightside was the idea of health care benefits executive, Shawn Leavitt. Leavitt recognized in industry data that financial stress was leading increased to increased healthcare costs, lost workdays, and lost productivity for employers. The company was founded in 2017 to help the 78% of Americans living paycheck to paycheck achieve better financial health. The platform claims to help decrease healthcare cost by reducing financial related stress that leads to approximately 4.5 percent of all deaths in the United States.

In 2019, it was announced that Brightside was one of five companies chosen as part of the Center for Financial Services Innovation's Financial Solutions Lab.

The company announced on June 16, 2020, that it had raised $35.1 million in Series A funding. The funding round was led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) and saw participation from existing investors Comcast Ventures, Trinity Ventures, and the a16z Cultural Leadership Fund.

Business Model

Brightside's business model helps employers of small to large companies help their employees improve their financial wellbeing. Brightside connects employees with an in-person financial assistant that helps them find and make better financial decisions based on their needs and financial stresses. Brightside's financial assistants are backed by Brightside's financial rule based system that helps them help employees make better financial choices.

Brightside's platform utilizes behavioral science and artificial intelligence to create a "self driving wallet" that automates day-to-day money management tasks such as figuring out what order to pay bills or finding money to set aside for savings. The platform is designed to help employees pay off debt, increase their credit scores, refinance debt, find government and community benefits, and eliminate fees. Brightside does not make any money from financial products and gives any referral bonuses received back to employees it serves as part of its KickForward program.

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Brightside Benefit, Inc.
Company status
Active
Founded date
2017
Full address
https://www.chandleraz.gov/news-center/financial-health-company-brightside-expanding-chandler
Phone number
(855)-996-9750
Place of incorporation
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June 29, 2020

Raised $35.1 million in Series A funding

July 16, 2019

Joined Center for Financial Services Innovation's Financial Solutions Lab 2019 cohort

July 2018

Expanded corporate offices in Chandler, Arizona and doubled its number of employees.

2017

Brightside was founded by Callum King, Jacky Chiu, and Tom Spann
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Pipe (company)

Pipe is a financing platform for SaaS companies based in Los Angeles-based companyAngeles.

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Pipe is a U.S.-based SaaS company. Founded in 2019, Pipe launched its SaaS financing platform in February 2020.

Pipe is a Los Angeles, California-based financing platform for SaaS companies. Founded in 2019 by Harry Hurst, Josh Mangel, and Zain Allarakhia, Pipe launched its SaaS platform in February 2020. The company's platform claims to offer SaaS companies a debt free alternative to acquire growth capital. It also allows company's who use the platform to offer customer's monthly or quarterly subscriptions rather than the annual pre-paid subscriptions many early stage SaaS companies require in order to gain financing. The company currently works with US-based companies, and foreign companies with a US-based subsidiary.

In June 2020, Pipe announced it had secured $60 million in seed funding. Pipe's seed funding round was led by Fin VC. It also received investments from Tribe Capital, Uncorrelated Ventures, Lachy Groom, Anthemis, and existing investors Craft Ventures, Fika Ventures, and MaC Ventures.

Platform

Pipe's financing platform is subscription based and allows SaaS companies to obtain instant liquidity on their subscription contracts. The platform is designed as a debt free an alternative to equity financing. The platform integrates with a user's existing billing platform to track subscriptions. It then generates capital payout offers based on the annual value of a company's subscriptions. Users are granted instant capital payouts based on the data the platform collects from a user's subscription billing data.

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Property listings on an MLS typically provide users with information on the property including photos, square footage, amenities, and other features of the property. Most MLS's require listing to be made by a real estate agent, though private home owners can pay to list their homes "For Sale By Owner" in some MLS services according to the MLS's individual requirements.

Popular real estate search platforms such as Zillow draw much of their information from regional MLSs. d

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CEO
Location
Products/Services

Beaches MLS

West Pal Beach, FL

Real Estate Listing Service

Bright MLS

Rockville, MD

Real Estate Listing Service

California Regional MLS

San Dimas, CA

Real Estate Listing Service

First Multiple Listing Service

Atlanta, GA

Real Estate Listing Service

Garden State MLS

Parsippany, NJ

Real Estate Listing Service

Georgia MLS

Tucker, GA

Real Estate Listing Service

Metrolist Services

Sacramento, CA

Real Estate Listing Service

MIAMI Association of Realtors MLS

Miami, FL

Real Estate Listing Service

Midwest Real Estate Data

Lisle, IL

Real Estate Listing Service

MLS Property Information Network

Shrewbury, MA

Real Estate Listing Service

New York MLS

West Babylon, NY

Real Estate Listing Service

North Star MLS

St. Paul, MN

Real Estate Listing Service

North Texas Real Estate Information Systems

Dallas, Texas

Real Estate Listing Service

Northwest MLS

Kirkland, WA

Real Estate Listing Service

Realcomp

Farmington Hills, MI

Real Estate Listing Service

REcolorado

Greenwood Village, CO

Real Estate Listing Service

SMART MLS

Wallingford, CT

Real Estate Listing Service

Stellar MLS

Maitland, FL

Real Estate Listing Service

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