Funding and Investment News

Funding and Investment News – including business funding, finance, private investments and related business news issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Polyient Labs Co-sponsoring Blockchain for Good Conference in San Francisco, Oct. 25-27

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phoenix-based Polyient Labs, an early-stage, blockchain-startup incubator, is co-sponsoring Blockchain for Good, October 25 -27, 2019 in San Francisco. The agenda includes keynote speakers and workshops where participants can pitch ideas.

Smarter Business Funds: Introducing The Free Small Business Marketing Program

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Smarter Business Funds, a thought leader in alternative finance & marketing consultancy, is proud to announce the FREE small business marketing program. Headquartered in Houston, Smarter Business Funds was established with the primary goal of helping small businesses acquire business capital, quickly and easily, in support of their long-term success.

Crown Financial Introduces More Value with Their New Invoice Factoring Calculator

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crown Financial, a Houston-based business funding provider, has increased client insight into AP factoring with the addition of their powerful tool, the invoice factoring calculator. Companies seeking working capital can easily calculate costs associated with factoring, making the process more transparent and the decision to factor their accounts receivable much easier.

Memphis-based Venture Capital Firm Innova Announces Sale of Portfolio Company Arkis Biosciences to Integra LifeSciences

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Innova Memphis, a Memphis-based early stage venture capital firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its portfolio company Arkis Biosciences. Knoxville-based Arkis, a neuro-surgical medical device company, has been acquired by Integra LifeSciences Holding Corporation, a leading medical technology company.

Successful Repayment of $27 Million to EB-5 Investors in New Commercial Enterprise Managed by A&J Capital, Inc.

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A&J Capital, Inc. (A&J), a financial services & advisory firm specializing in EB-5, private equity, and investment management, today announced its latest milestone of repaying $27 million of capital to EB-5 investors for one of its managed new commercial enterprises (NCE). A&J serves as a manager of the NCE and oversees its day-to-day activities, including the administration of the EB-5 loan.

Lang Capital Group Presents an Exquisite Dinner Cruise on The Odyssey Lake Michigan with IMAG

CHICAGO, Ill., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lang Capital Group announces the International Multicultural Awards Gala (I.M.A.G) on August 9, 2019. The Gala will raise funds for IMAG of Greater Chicago’s programs to build and repair hope, families, and resources in the greater Chicago communities.

Small Business Grant Offering to Inspire New Entrepreneurs to Get into The Game and Start Their Own Business

COLUMBIA, S.C., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Horizon Commercial Leasing hopes to inspire new entrepreneurs to get into the game and start their own business. The property leasing experts have launched its first ever Small Business Grant offering up to $2,000 to potential and existing businessowners.

New Capital Partners Invests in ARMCO

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Capital Partners (NCP), a private equity firm in Birmingham, Ala., today announces that it has partnered with Pompano Beach, Fla.-based ACES Risk Management Corp. (ARMCO), the leader in web-based quality assurance software for the financial services industry.

$5,000 Business Grant Competition for Mom Entrepreneurs Open for Applications through June 28

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mama Ladder and Belly Bandit(R) are hosting the third semi-annual High Five Grant for Moms(TM), a $5,000 business grant competition sponsored by Infiniti HR and Mute Six. Through June 28, 2019, moms who own businesses from around the world can enter to be awarded a grant to make a bigger impact in their business.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Awarded Grant from The William H. Donner Foundation

WILLISTON, Fla., June 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is proud to announce that on June 4, 2019, the William H. Donner Foundation announced a grant award in the amount of $25,000 to our organization. We are humbled to report that this is the fourth year receiving a grant from the William H. Donner Foundation.

Financial Research Firm Reveals New FLEX-10 Index to Track Performance of the Market’s Top Ten Stocks

BALTIMORE, Md., June 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Charles Street Research (CSR), a financial research and publishing think tank based in Baltimore, Maryland, recently revealed a brand new performance index for one of their top research services.

Command Investigations Recapitalizes to Continue Growth Trajectory

LAKE MARY, Fla., June 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Command Investigations (“Command”) and Monument MicroCap Partners, LLC (“Monument”) announce that they have completed a recapitalization transaction that will allow Command to venture into the next aspect of its growth phase and solidify itself as the premier investigative service provider in the United States.

A New Light in Fort Collins – Brightscape Investments Integrity, Truth, and Trust

FORT COLLINS, Colo., May 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brightscape Investments (Brightscape Investment Centers) was founded by Eric Weiss, a Certified Financial Planner(tm) professional, who saw clients’ best interests not being served while working at a large financial institution. This experience motivated Eric to start a company that put the client’s interest first.

KU Researchers Get an Assist to Bring Technologies to Market

KANSAS CITY, Kan., May 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SHARPhub , an initiative piloting at the University of Kansas, has selected its first cohort of nine companies that will receive one-on-one help preparing proposals for research funding through the federal SBIR/STTR programs.

7 Springs Orthopedics to Expand Locations and Services

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., April 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 7 Springs Orthopedics is announcing the expansion of its facilities and service lines following its first institutional financing round. The company has begun the process of opening new locations throughout Middle Tennessee, starting with Bellevue and East Nashville, and also adding physical therapy services to its existing clinics in Brentwood and Antioch.

Loan Stop now offering Short-term Installment Loans for Colorado and Wyoming with Ability to Apply Online

DENVER, Colo., April 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We all have unexpected expenses. But for the many of us who are living paycheck to paycheck, those unexpected expenses can be hard – if not impossible – to afford. Loan Stop, a locally owned and operated Colorado business for the past 20 years, has expanded their services to allow customers to apply online or even from a mobile device easily and quickly.

National Lending Industry Leaders, Residential Capital Partners and 2020 REI Group, Join Forces

DALLAS, Texas, April. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Residential Capital Partners is pleased to announce the acquisition of 3L Finance. As a part of the acquisition, Residential Capital Partners is pleased to be the national hard money and rental finance lending partner to 2020 REI Group.

Warrington Shaw to Celebrate World Creativity and Innovation Day

TAIPEI, Taiwan, March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taipei, Taiwan based investment house Warrington Shaw is proud to announce that it will hold a competition to celebrate and support the second annual World Creativity and Innovation Day which takes place on the 21st of April this year.

Totle Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Republic

DETROIT, Mich., March 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Totle, the startup powering rapid growth in the world of decentralized finance (DeFi) by providing optimized exchange functionality, today announced their partnership with Republic – a leading crypto and equity investment platform backed by Binance and AngelList that enables anyone to be an angel investor.

Taylor Wilshire Receives the 2019 International Business Excellence Award

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taylor Wilshire, President and CEO of Wilshire Financial and Wilshire Foundation was presented with the International Business Excellence Award in February 2019 in New York, New York, for constructing innovative programs and investments that address chronic environmental, social, and economic challenges in unique and transformative ways.

Radford Taylor Partners Announces Plan to Expand Research Team

TAIPEI, Taiwan, March 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Radford Taylor Partners, a widely-respected boutique investment house based in Taipei, Taiwan is pleased to announce its plans to expand its investment research team during the course of this year.

Valentis International Engages OGGI EQUITY, Europe

PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valentis International Group (‘Valentis’) recently engaged OGGI EQUITY, the European private equity consultancy and financial firm, to consult, advise, and guide Valentis on strategic planning in equity, corporate compliance, stock market goals, European development, and other expansion or focus areas.

Ward Henderson Management to Hold Fundraising Dinner to Benefit Taiwanese Children Living in Poverty

TAIPEI, Taiwan, March 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taipei, Taiwan-based Ward Henderson Management will hold its annual fundraising dinner in July of this year. Proceeds from the event will go to a local children’s foundation to help with the running costs of the organization.

Warrington Shaw Seeks Taiwanese Sports Team to Sponsor

TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan, Feb. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taipei, Taiwan-based investment house, Warrington Shaw is planning to sponsor a local grassroots sports team. As part of an initiative to give back to the local community, Warrington Shaw plans to select a promising sports team from Taiwan each year and provide sponsorship to help pay for costs related to training, travel expenses, kit, facilities and equipment.

Phenomenology Wins Major Grant for 2019 Theatre Project

FREDERICK, Md., Jan 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, today, announced its receipt of a major grant award, presented by Delaplaine Foundation, Inc. for its inaugural theatre project in 2019. Phenomenology, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, produces dynamic projects across the breadth of performing arts, including theatre, film, television, and more.

Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors: In Memoriam – Frederick A. Klingenstein

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Members of Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors (KFWA) mourn the passing of Fred Klingenstein, a founding member of the firm and Chairman Emeritus. Together with his brother, John Klingenstein, and colleague, Kenneth H. Fields, Fred established the firm in 1989 to provide investment advice and guidance to high-net-worth individuals and families. Prior to KFWA, Fred was CEO of Wertheim & Company and Co-Chairman of Wertheim-Schroder & Company.

Bindable announces an investment round led by EPIC, Motive Partners and Wafra

BOSTON, SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK, Nov. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bindable, an insurance technology company whose goal is to transform the affinity distribution of insurance, today announced an investment from EPIC Holdings, the corporate parent overseeing investments across the entire EPIC platform, including EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, and a Wafra advised fund, in conjunction with Motive Partners, a global private equity firm focused on investing in financial technology companies.

Ndex Systems launches a significant breakthrough in consolidating data for reporting to clients on investment, fixed indexed annuity and insurance accounts

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ndex Systems today announced the launch of a major enhancement in its ability to generate consolidated reports for portfolios that include indexed annuities and insurance accounts.

Friday the 13th original stars reunite in ’13 Fanboy’!

NOGAL, N.M., Oct. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Friday the 13th” has a passionate fan base that has been waiting for almost a decade for another installment. With the lawsuit between Victor Miller and Sean Cunningham still not resolved a new film isn’t likely for several more years, but Voorhees Films has a solution for your much-needed fix, “13 Fanboy.”

Byte Back Wins CDN $1 Million TD Grant for Expansion

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, TD announced Byte Back as one of 10 recipients of the inaugural TD Ready Challenge grants. Each recipient organization will receive CDN $1 million (USD $775,000) to help them scale innovative solutions aimed at preparing North Americans for the economy of the future.

The Pap Corps Receives $100,000 Matching Gift Challenge by The Yass Family

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research has announced a $100,000 matching gift challenge by The Yass Family. This gift will be utilized to enhance the 2018 Dr. Kevin Berkowitz Memorial End of Year Giving Campaign, which will be directed towards melanoma research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Cold Chain Capital, LLC launches: Private Equity Firm Focused on Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cold Chain Capital LLC (“Cold Chain Capital”), a Fayetteville, N.Y.-based private equity firm, announced its launch today. The company focuses on the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration industry (“HVACR”).

Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor shares how to engage your grown kids about preparations for their own retirement

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In his compact new book, “Parent’s Guide to Your Child’s Retirement: 21 Thought-Provoking Conversations to Have with Your Adult Children” (ISBN: 978-0999641415) Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor(SM) Rodger Alan Friedman, delivers an easy to follow structure that may serve to enable you and your adult children to have positive, engaging and thoughtful conversations regarding their future retirement.

Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors Ranked in Financial Times 2018 Top 300 Registered Investment Advisers

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors (KFWA) is pleased to announce it has been named to the 2018 edition of the FT 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers. The list recognizes top independent RIA firms from across the U.S.

Cloudvirga Raises $50M to Deliver a Truly Digital Mortgage Experience

IRVINE, Calif., May 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) software whose enterprise technology is powered by the intelligent Mortgage Platform, today announced the closing of a $50-million Series C funding round led by private-equity firm Riverwood Capital with ongoing participation from Upfront Ventures.

Jallo Oil Distributors’ President is Major Benefactor for Soon to Be Released Documentary on Christian Persecution

TAMPA, Fla., March 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Patrick Carberry, founder Joshuacord Inc., has teamed up with In Altum Productions, film director Jordan Allott, and Paul Jallo, president, Jallo Oil Distributors’ to produce a much-needed documentary that addresses the plight of Christian persecution in the Middle East and Africa. Joshuacord is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization developed to help people persecuted for their Christian faith.

Virginia Startup CounterFlow AI closes $2.7M Seed Round

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Feb. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cybersecurity startup CounterFlow AI announced last week that it has raised $2.7 million in seed funding from Osage University Partners, the Charlottesville Angel Network, and a number of individual investors who also supported the founders’ previous venture, nPulse Technologies (acquired by FireEye in 2014).

Neurotech Reports Announces 2018 Investment and Management Conference for Bioelectronic Medicine

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neurotech Reports, the publisher of Neurotech Business Report newsletter, today announced the launch of the Bioelectronic Medicine Forum, the first investment and management conference for the bioelectronic medicine industry. The inaugural event will take place on March 22, 2018 at the Millennium Broadway Times Square in New York, N.Y.

Paragon Insurance Holdings Announces Equity Investment from Edgewood Partners Insurance Center and Oak Hill Capital Partners

AVON, Conn., Jan. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Insurance Holdings, LLC (“Paragon”), a national multi-line specialty MGA, announced today that Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC) and Oak Hill Capital Partners have taken an equity stake in the company. The investment from EPIC and Oak Hill will further propel Paragon’s organic and M&A growth strategies and create greater opportunity for Paragon’s agency, carrier and reinsurance trading partners.

In This Season of Thanksgiving Dunlap Gift of $350,000 Benefits Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs

WILLISTON, Fla., Dec. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, located in Williston, Fla., and the Community Foundation for Ocala Marion County are proud to announce, and extend our heartfelt thanks and appreciation to Al and Judith Dunlap for their incredibly generous gift of $350,000 to support the work of training medical service dogs for Veterans and First Responders.