At Catalyst Investors our mission is to "generate superior returns by helping entrepreneurs build great growth companies."  It’s a mission we take very seriously.

A key component to our success in achieving this mission is our network of Operating Partners. Our Operating Partners are an interactive network of talented individuals that like to collaborate with us and our portfolio companies. Most of our Operating Partners are current or retired senior executives out of our industries (technology-enabled services). Existing Operating Partners’ experience includes Senior-Level positions at organizations such as AOL, Cogent, Comcast, FCC, News Corp, SAP, and Symantec, as well as many other founders and executives of entrepreneurial companies from our sectors.

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Press release - San Mateo, Calif. – Ascentis Corporation, a market leader in easy-to-use human resources software, online payroll services, and human capital management (HCM) solutions, announced today that the company secured $7 million in additional funding. The Series C round was led by existing investor Catalyst Investors, a technology-focused growth equity firm, and funded entirely by internal shareholders of Ascentis. Ascentis’ software-as-a-service technology increases productivity by automating HR and payroll processes, reducing costs, and providing meaningful insights into organizational trends.


   

The auction of data center and cloud services company Latisys Holdings LLC ended with a $675 million sale to fiber networker Zayo Group Holdings Inc. (ZAYO), the buyer said Wednesday.

Catalyst Investors LP and Great Hill Partners LLC have backed Latisys since 2007.

Click to read about the transaction in the WSJ.

   

Press release - Mediaocean, the leading software provider for the advertising world, and Videology, one of the world’s leading video advertising technology platforms, today announced a partnership that will allow media buyers to access television and digital video inventory within the same user interface used by the majority of television ad buyers – Mediaocean’s Spectra. As consumers continuously shift between screens to watch TV shows and videos, Videology and Mediaocean enable media buyers to reach the right audiences wherever they are within a single platform.

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Click to read in The Baltimore Sun.

Web video advertising firm Videology said Monday it hired a new chief financial officer with experience preparing companies for public stock offerings, a signal the Baltimore-founded company may soon follow through with plans for an initial public offering.

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Press Release - MediaMath, developers of the TerminalOne Marketing Operating System™, today announces the acquisition of Rare Crowds, a technology company building innovative solutions to find marketer-defined target audiences across display, mobile, video and social. Read more...    
The Holmes Report - Research firm Reputation Institute (RI) has named new leadership and raised a second round of investment from growth equity firm Catalyst Investors. Read more...    
Press Release - Decisyon, Inc., a leader in Collaborative Decision Making solutions that accelerate enterprise process change, today announced the launch of the Decisyon Solutions Gallery on its web site at www.decisyon.com/solutions. Read more...    
Press release - Clinicient Inc., a leader in outpatient rehabilitation business solutions, today announced at the American Physical Therapy Association’s 2014 Private Practice Section (PPS) Annual Conference, the general availability of TotalInsight, a market disrupting solution that combines integrated billing and clinical EMR software with revenue cycle management services to increase practice revenue, decrease operating expenses and minimize the time to collect payments. Clinicient is providing demonstrations of TotalInsight at its PPS booth #619. Read more...    
As it continues its focus on bringing cross-screen advertising solutions to agencies, advertisers and media companies, video advertising platform provider Videology has opened a dedicated TV practice in the APAC region.

RapidTVnews.com - Currently more than half of Videology's revenue comes from television budgets, and the opening of the new office comes only weeks after the firm initiated a strategy of having TV-focused operations that can bring cross-screen advertising solutions to its clients, including agencies, advertisers and media companies. Read more...    
Global Manufacturing - While the fruits of a good corporate reputation translate into increased revenue and growth, a poor one can cause considerable commercial damage, and the importance therefore of keeping reputations strong should not be underestimated. Read more...    

Oak Brook, IL Data Center Campus Set To Open Incremental 24,400 Square Feet of Ultra Secure, High Density Raised Floor and 3.6 Megawatts of Critical Power


Press Release - - Responding to increasing enterprise demand for it’s mission critical data center solutions, Latisys, a leading international provider of hybrid cloud hosting and data center solutions, today announced it has commissioned 24,400 square feet of new high-density raised floor at its Oak Brook, Illinois data center campus 18 miles west of downtown Chicago.

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Press Release - For the second year in a row, MediaMath, the creator of the TerminalOne Marketing Operating System™ for digital marketers, has made Crain’s New York Business 2014 Fast 50 list, indicating a year of tremendous success for the company, including product innovations, further global expansion, strategic partnerships, and exponential employee growth. Read more...    
Building upon a proven track record as the world’s foremost research and advisory organization focused solely on corporate reputation, the Reputation Institute (RI) announced a second round of investment by growth equity firm Catalyst Investors.  With the additional capital, the company has entered an exciting period of expansion and growth to bring new services and value to organizations around the globe. Read more...    

Link to full release on Videology's website

Press Release - Videology, one of the world’s largest video advertising technology platforms, today announced the launch of a dedicated TV Practice, as the company continues its focus on bringing cross-screen advertising solutions to its clients, including agencies, advertisers and media companies.  While currently more than 50% of Videology’s revenue comes from television budgets, the company estimates that the TV Practice could represent as much as a $250 million opportunity in 2015.

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Link to original release on PR Newswire.

PRNewswire/ – MediaMath today announced its acquisition of Upcast, a powerful social advertising technology platform, to further empower agencies and brands to take advantage of the growing digital marketing opportunities afforded by Facebook, Twitter, and other emerging social media companies.

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Link to entire release on Latisys' website.

Additional Funding Priced 20% Lower Supports Continued Acceleration in Business Growth

Press release — Latisys, a leading international provider of hybrid cloud hosting and data center solutions, today announced the expansion of its credit facility with RBC Capital Markets and TD Securities (USA) and funded by a consortium of over 20 leading financial institutions and institutional investors.

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Press Release Jobvite, the comprehensive recruiting solution for the world’s fastest growing companies, today announced that it closed $25 million in Series D funding led by growth equity firm Catalyst Investors. Catalyst joins existing investors CMEA, ATA Ventures and Trident Capital. The investment serves as a strong endorsement of Jobvite’s vision to create a new standard in recruiting for the modern business.

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Link to story on Via Satellite.

Xplornet, an Internet Service Provider (ISP) dedicated to providing connectivity in rural Canada, has ramped up the satellite side of its business in order to cover the entire country. Earlier this year the company signed lifetime contracts for all the residential Canadian capacity on the ViaSat 2 and EchoStar 19 satellites to be launched in 2016. With this new high throughput capacity, Xplornet will seek to provide initial broadband speeds of 25 Mbps to all of rural Canada.

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Link to full release on MINDBODY's website

Global software provider is recognized for its healthy workplace culture

Press ReleaseMINDBODY, a leading, global provider of web and mobile business management solutions to the combined health, wellness and beauty industries, was named to Outside Magazine’s 2014 “Best Places to Work.”

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