Built In’s $22M Series C is Chicago’s second-largest funding round raised by a woman tech CEO

Built In’s $22M Series C is Chicago’s second-largest funding round raised by a woman tech CEO

Built In, a platform connecting professionals with technology companies across the United States, announced today that it has raised $22 million in Series C funding. Updata Partners led the round, with participation from existing investors including MATH Venture Partners, which led Built In's previous two funding rounds. The company will use the funding to expand its national footprint, increase investments in its core product and further enhance opportunities for professional development in the technology industry.

Mobile App Security Company NowSecure Closes $15 Million Series B Investment Led by ForgePoint Capital

Mobile App Security Company NowSecure Closes $15 Million Series B Investment Led by ForgePoint Capital

NowSecure, the leading provider of mobile app security and privacy testing solutions, today announced the close of a $15 million Series B preferred stock financing led by ForgePoint Capital. Proceeds from the financing will be used to fuel further product development and scale business operations.

Walter Sherwood Joins ThinkCERCA as Chief Executive Officer

Walter Sherwood Joins ThinkCERCA as Chief Executive Officer

ThinkCERCA, a recognized industry leader in critical thinking instruction and student reading and writing growth, today announced Walter Sherwood will join the company as its chief executive officer and a member of its board of directors. Eileen Murphy Buckley, ThinkCERCA's founder, will take on the role of chief learning officer and continue to serve on the company's board of directors. With this announcement, ThinkCERCA will build upon its success with district-wide implementations by adding Sherwood's deep experience with school districts and state education agencies.

Liveoak Technologies Closes $8 Million Funding Round Led by S3 Ventures

Liveoak Technologies Closes $8 Million Funding Round Led by S3 Ventures

 Liveoak Technologies, an enterprise cloud company transforming virtual business, today announced that it closed an $8 million round of funding led by S3 Ventures, with participation from Seven Peaks Ventures, Wild Basin Investments, State Farm Ventures, Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, and Broadhaven Capital Partners. The funds will be used to accelerate product development and global market expansion. 

CIOReview Names Apervita a Top 10 Most Promising Healthcare Tech Startup for 2019

CIOReview Names Apervita a Top 10 Most Promising Healthcare Tech Startup for 2019

Apervita announced today it was selected by CIOReview as a top 10 most promising healthcare tech startup for 2019. Apervita is a healthcare cloud platform that allows enterprises to easily and quickly build applications for a wide array of clinical, financial, and operational use cases. In 2018, the startup onboarded nearly 1,000 hospitals to its platform, with over 3,000 expected by the end of 2019.

CardFlight Drives Small Business Payments Space Forward with Introduction of SwipeSimple Terminal

CardFlight Drives Small Business Payments Space Forward with Introduction of SwipeSimple Terminal

CardFlight, the leading SaaS payment technology company, today unveiled SwipeSimple Terminal, the expansion of their signature software to the smart terminal payment space. Designed to change and enhance the way small businesses process payments and handle other key related services, SwipeSimple Terminal will bring simple, reliable payment acceptance to even more small businesses than before. By integrating CardFlight’s industry-leading software, SwipeSimple Terminal offers the payment acceptance and software management tools that over 50,000 small businesses already rely on, via an enhanced, intuitive and easy-to-use format that resellers are familiar with and can trust.