Recent News

Catalyst Investors Seeks 5 Additional Operating Partners

July 22, 2014

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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Gartner Positions Latisys in Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting

July 18, 2014

Company Achieves First Ever Placement, Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

Press ReleaseLatisys, a leading international provider of hybrid cloud hosting and data center solutions, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the new Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, North America.(1) The report was published on July 15, 2014, and authored by Gartner analysts Doug Toombs, Lydia Leong, et al. The complete Gartner report, including the quadrant graphic, is available here.

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Clinicient on EMRs and Physical Therapy

July 11, 2014

Click EMRs Shape Up Physical Therapy in Informationweek.

Physical therapists are not required to use electronic health records, but a growing number of PT professionals are using software and apps to improve patient care and enhance profit margins.

"Clearly therapy's importance has grown dramatically. It's gone from a choice for alternative therapy to a critical, essential piece of the equation," says Rick Jung, chairman and CEO of EHR developer Clinicient, in an interview. "[When] someone gets discharged and the hospital and doctor have done the best job possible, if therapy doesn't work and the patient ends back in the hospital within that 30 days, the hospital's on the hook."

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Ascentis Acquires Starfield

July 10, 2014

Press ReleaseAscentis Corporation, a market leader in easy-to-use human resources software, online payroll services, and HCM (human capital management) solutions, today announced the acquisition of Starfield, a leading provider of talent management software solutions. This acquisition introduces several new products to the Ascentis HCM suite of solutions including learning management, performance management, compensation management, succession planning, 360° assessment and a strong business intelligence layer with data warehouse reporting.

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Decisyon Recognized “2014 Best New Vendor”

June 25, 2014

Businesswire - Decisyon, Inc., provider of the only unified, collaborative business intelligence (BI) and performance management platform, today announced it was recognized as a “2014 Best New Vendor” in the BPM Partners Pulse of Performance Management 2014 webcast. In the annual webcast, Craig Schiff, CEO of BPM Partners, the leading independent authority on Business Performance Management, discussed essential strategies for budgeting, reporting, predictive analytics, Big Data, cloud, and mobile performance management.

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Videology’s Jamboretz at Beet.TV's Leadership Summit

June 23, 2014

Beet.TVCANNES, France — Advertisers are increasingly buying spots in online video ads through private exchanges, not on open exchanges, in order to guarantee quality inventory.

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Digital Marketing Industry Endorses MediaMath

June 16, 2014

Read on PR Newswire

Recognizing MediaMath's incredible growth, technological innovation, creativity, and leadership position in a competitive digital marketing space, prominent industry organizations have awarded the company, as well as CEO and Co-Founder Joe Zawadzki, with a number of top honors.

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Celebrate the Summer Solstice in Times Square

June 05, 2014

Click to read the entire release on Mindbody's website.

The Times Square Alliance announced today that Solstice in Times Square, now in its 12th year, will take place Saturday, June 21 and Sunday, June 22.  The Times Square Alliance and presenting sponsor Athleta, the premier fitness fashion brand for women who see being healthy and fit as vital to life, will offer free “Mind Over Madness” yoga classes to celebrate the longest day of the year, June 21, beginning with its first-ever sunrise class at 5:30am. The free yoga classes will continue throughout the day until 9:15pm – just after sunset.

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MediaMath Closes $73.5 Million Funding, Plans To Expand Global Presence

June 03, 2014

MediaPost- - MediaMath closed another round of funding led by Boston-based growth equity firm Spring Lake Equity Partners, formerly the private-equity arm of Tudor Investment.

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At Mindbody, a Lesson in Focus

June 02, 2014

Click to read the article in StreetFight.

Ten years before Jack Dorsey doodled the first sketches of Square, Rick Stollmeyer, a former nuclear submarine officer, saw an opportunity to build software for the growing segment of small, health and wellness businesses which had started to pop up in cities across the U.S. In 2000, he founded MindBody in his garage, and spent the next decade building the software company into an under-the-radar success.

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Cell Service on the MBTA Is Set to Improve

May 29, 2014

Click to read in BetaBoston.

Alexandria, Va.-based InSite Wireless, which is currently performing the installation of wireless service on the MBTA, recently announced that they have partnered with all the major wireless providers — Sprint, AT&T, Verizon,T-Mobile, and Comcast (for WiFi) — on the project so that all mobile users will have access to the Internet and phone services while riding the T.

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Latisys Increases Security With Partners Alchemy Security and AlienVault

May 28, 2014

Data Center Knowledge - High-profile data security breaches, such as Target’s infamous holiday-season fiasco and the most recent eBay break-in, bring the issue of security to public attention, but thousands of non-household-name enterprises struggle with the security of their IT infrastructure every day.

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Alert Solutions Opens Tech Support Center in Midwest

May 27, 2014

Press Release - Providence, RI - Alert Solutions, a leading provider of cloud-based multi-channel messaging and communication solutions, is pleased to announce the opening of its new technical support center in Ozark, Missouri. Newly appointed Director of Client Services, Kylee Graff, will head the Midwest office.

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MINDBODY Launches Workplace Wellness Platform

May 22, 2014

Press Release - San Luis Obispo, CA and New York, NY - MINDBODY, the leading provider of business management software for beauty, health and wellness, has created a new workplace wellness product, MINDBODY Exchange ,mirrored after the company’s own successful wellness program.

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Xplornet and Hughes Sign Agreement for EchoStar XIX Satellite

May 14, 2014

Press Release - New Brunswick, Canada - Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada's leading rural   broadband service provider, today announced that it has committed to Hughes Network Systems,   LLC (HUGHES), to a lifetime lease for all of the Canadian satellite broadband capacity on Hughes'   EchoStar XIX, a next-generation high throughput satellite due for launch in mid-2016. In addition to   satellite capacity, Xplornet will take delivery of satellite gateways, operational and support services and   consumer user terminals in a program that is expected to be worth more than $200 Million.

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Decisyon Makes CIO's Top 100 Most Promising List

May 08, 2014

CIO Review - Ron Rose’s two decades of experience as a CIO in such companies as priceline.com and  Standard & Poor’s has helped him to understand the challenges faced by organizations and Line of Business managers in making effective decisions from operational reports, plans and forecasts that get outdated quickly. As CEO of Decisyon, he says, “Our customers tell us that Decisyon’s collaborative BI and performance management offers their companies new ways to effectively accelerate their business from insight to action.”

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Ascentis Announces Record Growth for Fiscal Year 2013

May 08, 2014

Press Release - Bellevue, Wash. - Ascentis Corporation, a market leader in easy-to-use human resources software, online payroll services, and human capital management (HCM) solutions, today announced significant growth in fiscal year 2013 (FY2013) with a 30% increase in bookings and 33% increase in monthly recurring revenue.

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Decisyon Named "Cool Vendor" by Gartner

May 07, 2014

Vendors Selected for “Cool Vendor” Report are Innovative, Impactful and Intriguing

Press release - Stamford, CT - Decisyon, Inc., provider of the industry’s only unified, collaborative business intelligence (BI) and performance management platform, today announced it has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors” in the Cool Vendors in Content and Social Analytics 2014 report by Gartner.

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Codero Hosting Opens State-of-the-Art Data Center in D-FW area

May 06, 2014

Codero’s 4th facility helps power the industry’s only native hybrid hosting solution.

Press Release - Codero Hosting, a leading provider of dedicated, managed, cloud and hybrid hosting services, today announced the opening of its flagship data center in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The Tier 3 state-of-the-art hybrid-ready facility, provides Codero’s rapidly growing customer base with better access to Codero’s cloud, dedicated and patented On-Demand Hybrid Cloud™ solutions. The data center’s design and architecture enables full redundancy, high-performance, rapid provisioning and seamless scalability. The Codero DFW data center build-out was completed in collaboration with Digital Realty.

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Xplornet Acquires Canadian Capacity on ViaSat-2 Satellite

May 01, 2014

Press Release - Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada - Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada's largest rural broadband service provider, today announced it has contracted with ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) for all of the residential capacity covering Canada on the upcoming ViaSat-2 satellite, which is scheduled to launch in 2016. Already offering Xplornet high-speed Internet on the ViaSat-1 satellite, Xplornet will be able to offer faster speeds and more data throughput for its customers with the doubling of bandwidth efficiency expected from ViaSat-2.

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