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Decisyon Raises $22 MM Series B Led by Catalyst Investors

April 14, 2014

Press Release- Stamford, CT   – Decisyon Inc., provider of the industry’s only unified, collaborative business intelligence (BI) and performance management platform, today announced it received $22 million in Series B funding from a group of investors led by growth equity firm Catalyst Investors. The growth capital will support Decisyon’s continued global expansion including the hiring of additional sales, marketing and delivery staff in the United States, rapidly growing sales and marketing activities in Europe, and the next stages of the company's product development.

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Catalyst Hiring Pre-MBA Analyst

April 01, 2014

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Latisys Expands to UK, Reveals Healthy Financials

March 27, 2014

Press Release - London - Responding to increasing US and international demand for hybrid cloud hosting solutions delivered from its unified data center platform and Cloud Enabled Systems Infrastructure (CESI), Latisys today announced plans for expansion into Europe.

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Forbes Profiles Videology CEO Scott Ferber

March 18, 2014

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Forbes - Energy, enthusiasm and perseverance are standard personality trait requirements for those building businesses.  But if sheer exuberance were the sole criteria for being a successful entrepreneur, Scott Ferber, would be at the top of the list.  Add to this a penchant for math-based problem solving and a knack for timing the market, and it’s evident Scott has what it takes to be world-class business builder, having created online ad network company Advertising.com, along with his brother John, in 1998, which he then sold to AOL for $435 million in 2004.  Now he’s well on his way to building a platform for the next big wave in TV and digital advertising—converging the two with his next venture–Videology.

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WeddingWire Embraces Mobile with New Apps

March 18, 2014

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It's no secret that consumers are progressing more toward digesting the digital world via a mobile device. Many studies claim that Americans now consume digital media through mobile phones far more than any other mediums. So it's not surprising that WeddingWire, a D.C.-area startup constantly pushing the limits of technology and innovation, is embracing this industry shift.

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PE Hub Interviews Catalyst's Brian Rich on "Breaking into PE"

March 18, 2014

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PE Hub -Breaking into private equity can be tough. The firms are highly selective, the interview process is rigorous and there’s a lot of competition.

Some applicants need help. I recently witnessed an MBA student pitch himself to Brian Rich, Catalyst Investors‘ managing partner and co-founder, at the Columbia Business School Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference last month.

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Xplornet CEO Comments on Canadian Spectrum Auction

March 09, 2014

The Globe and Mail - Some telecommunications companies are urging the federal government to change the format of next year’s spectrum auction, arguing it is too complex and discriminates against smaller players.

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Catalyst Hiring a Business Analyst

March 04, 2014

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Catalyst Backs Clinicient

March 04, 2014

Clincient Receives $15 MM Series C Funding from Catalyst Investors

Industry Veteran Rick Jung Named Chairman and CEO

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Press Release - Portland, Ore. and New York –  Clinicient Inc, the leader in revenue cycle management software and clinical solutions for outpatient rehabilitation therapy businesses, today announced that it received $15 million in Series C funding from growth equity firm Catalyst Investors. Additionally, the Company named industry veteran Rick Jung as Chairman and CEO while Catalyst’s Todd Clapp and Ryan McNally joined the Board of Directors.

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Catalyst Portfolio Co. Mindbody Raises $50M; Poised for IPO in 2015

February 20, 2014

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Press Release - MINDBODY, the leading provider of business management software for beauty, health and wellness, has raised an industry-leading $50 million of equity financing from a syndicate of current and new investors including Bessemer Venture Partners, Institutional Venture Partners, Catalyst Investors, W Capital Partners and Montreux Equity Partners.

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Videology Reports 50% Quarterly Hike

February 17, 2014

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The Drum - Advertisers are becoming bolder with their use of advanced targeting methods for video, with behavioural and daypart targeting seeing a 50 per cent hike quarter on quarter, according to addressable audience platform Videology.

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Catalyst Investors Sells Advantage Business Media to Owner Resource Group

February 12, 2014

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Press Release - NEW YORK & AUSTIN, TEXAS,  Growth equity firm Catalyst Investors announced the sale of B-to-B media portfolio company Advantage Business Media (ABM) to Owner Resource Group, LLC (ORG) an Austin, Texas-based private investment firm. Catalyst originally acquired ABM from Reed Elsevier in 2006.

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MediaMath Expands into Singapore

February 09, 2014

Press Release - LONDON -MediaMath, the creator of the TerminalOne Marketing Operating System™ for digital marketers, today announced the opening of a regional office in Singapore to aid further expansion into the APAC market.

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Latisys to Add High-Density Data Center

January 29, 2014

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Press Release - Responding to increasing enterprise demand for its mission critical data center services outside downtown Chicago, Latisys, a leading provider of hybrid cloud hosting and data center solutions, today announced plans to build out an additional 24,600 square feet of high-density data center space at its Oak Brook, Illinois data center campus 30 miles west of downtown Chicago.

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Codero Hosting Receives $8 Million in Financing

January 28, 2014

Press Release - Codero Hosting announced that it received $8 million in financing from Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and Farnam Street Financial. The capital financing enables Codero to deploy new data centers across the U.S. and Europe and expand its hosting portfolio to serve more customers and multiple data center locations.

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WeddingWire Ranked Forbes as America's 50 Most Promising Private Companies

January 26, 2014

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For nearly seven years now, WeddingWire has been hard at work in the D.C. suburb of Chevy Chase, quietly developing one of the leading startups in the region. Lately, though, the site's due recognition has finally been pouring in.

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F+W Media Announces Acquisition of New Track Media

January 17, 2014

Press Release - NEW YORK – David Nussbaum, Chairman & CEO, F+W Media , Inc. announced today the acquisition of New Track Media  securing the Company’s place as the leading art and craft content and commerce company. New Track, founded in 2006, is a consumer enthusiast media company with a portfolio focused on special interest categories.

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Mediamath Partners with Yahoo

December 16, 2013

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As Yahoo continues to invest in offerings that make the ad buying process more efficient, we are expanding our programmatic capabilities. Today, we are excited to announce that MediaMath, DoubleClick Bid Manager, and The Trade Desk, Inc. have integrated as launch partners with Yahoo to access guaranteed inventory through our advertising platform.

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MediaMath Ranked Among Top Ten Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work For in 2014

December 12, 2013

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Press Release - MediaMath, a digital media technology company headquartered in New York City, was ranked number 6 on Glassdoor's list. The company's CEO, Joe Zawadzki, commented, "Over the past six years, MediaMath has cultivated an incredible team of talented, smart and driven people and they are undeniably our greatest asset. Every day, we strive to provide our employees with the opportunity to contribute to the company's growth and innovation, and it's an honor to be recognized for that effort."

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Codero Hosting Named a 2013 UP-START Cloud Awards Finalist

December 03, 2013

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Codero Hosting was named as one of three finalists for the 2013 UP-START Cloud Award in two prestigious categories – “Best Hybrid Cloud Solution” and “Best Cloud Hosting Solution.” The company was recognized for the industry’s only true hybrid solution, On-Demand Hybrid Cloud™, and innovative Codero Cloud 2.0, providing the ultimate cloud hosting flexibility and scalability solution.

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