What if public meetings were more accessible?

This post was initially published by Granicus. Glancing over recent headlines, you’d be forgiven for thinking that public meetings are broken. From school board meetings to planning and zoning hearings around land use, public meetings have become a “hotbed of opportunism” for special interest groups. Here, minority voices can crowd out the diversity of wider community viewpoints. […]

Employee Relations: Completing Ethical Investigations in the Workplace.

This post was initially published by HR Acuity. In this year’s HR Acuity Sixth Annual Employee Relations Benchmark Study, investigation processes remained flat. Only 43% of organizations are using required investigation processes, and two-thirds of organizations (65%) have no formal investigator training or only train as needed. Adding vulnerability, 53% of organizations are still using documentation […]

5 Hiring Trends from the 2022 Talent Benchmarks Report

This post was originally published by Lever. It’s not enough to just know the latest hiring trends. You also need to know the ‘why’ behind them (i.e., how they came to be) to make informed adjustments to your talent strategy. For instance: You know The Great Resignation has led to talent shortages at companies worldwide. However, have you […]

Trackforce Valiant Acquires TrackTik Software, Creates the World’s Largest Security Workforce Management Company

SAN DIEGO, CA – June 29, 2022 – Trackforce Valiant, a leading provider of security workforce management solutions, today announced the acquisition of TrackTik Software, one of the most innovative and fastest growing cloud-based security workforce management providers. The combination of these two companies has created a new dominant market leader in providing visibility and control […]

Top 10 ways to use personalized video messaging

This post was initially published by Graduway. Gratavid is the market-leading platform for enabling organizations to create personalized videos and send them via email and text, resulting in an 81% open rate. Looking for a creative, innovative way to boost admissions, engagement and philanthropy at your organization? See the top ten ways to use personalized […]

Smarsh Names Kim Crawford Goodman Chief Executive Officer

Goodman Draws Upon Over 25 Years of Successful Leadership in Some of the Most Impactful Brands in Financial Services and Technology Industries; Will Oversee Global Growth Amidst Increased Market Demand NEW YORK (June 9, 2022) – Smarsh, the global leader in digital communications compliance and intelligence, announced today that its board of directors has appointed Kim […]

Eltropy Acquires POPi/o, Powering Credit Unions with End-to-End Digital Communications Platform

Now jointly serving over 400 Credit Unions, the acquisition marks one of the fastest fintech expansions in the market MILPITAS, Calif., June 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Renowned by Credit Unions for its Digital Communications capabilities, Eltropy today announced the acquisition of Video Banking leader POPi/o. The acquisition not only strengthens Eltropy’s industry-leading Digital Communications platform, but it […]

Payment Security Provider TokenEx Diversifies Customer Base with Acquisition of Cloud Vaulting Service

TokenEx purchases AuricVault® to bolster product-led growth strategy. EDMOND, Okla., May 16, 2022 — Cloud tokenization and payment optimization provider TokenEx announced today that it has acquired Auric Systems International and its AuricVault® service. The move helps TokenEx supplement its global growth strategy by increasing its presence in Latin America and Africa. It also will enable TokenEx to receive greater […]

Smarsh to Acquire TeleMessage, Deliver Unmatched Capability for Mobile Communications Compliance for the Hybrid Workforce

As regulatory scrutiny of WhatsApp and mobile messaging takes center stage, acquisition will drive Smarsh to undisputed leadership in mobile text, voice, and app compliance across the broadest range of mobile channels PORTLAND, Ore., May 16, 2022 — Smarsh, the industry leader in enabling organizations to easily manage risk and uncover the value within their communications data, today […]

Top 5 reasons enterprise CRM projects fail

This article was originally published by Skuid. It’s no secret that adopting any enterprise application is a risk, and customer relationship management (CRM) systems are no exception. In fact, nearly two decades of research by multiple analysts shows that anywhere from 20-70% of CRM projects fail. Those CRM failure statistics put fear in the hearts of anyone […]

Skuid acquires InFlight to help enterprise companies champion people operations

Chattanooga, Tenn. February 3, 2022 – Skuid, a leading toolkit for creating human-centered digital experiences, announced the acquisition of InFlight Corporation today. The InFlight platform helps enterprise organizations modernize their business applications and improve the talent and employee experience (EX). Together, Skuid and InFlight will offer the most complete solution for enterprises seeking to optimize people […]

Rethink First expands into supporting speech, physical, and occupational therapy providers with the acquisition of Total Therapy.

The acquisition complements Rethink Behavioral Health’s industry-leading solutions for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) service providers. NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Rethink First, one of the pioneers in behavioral health technology, announced today that it has acquired Total Therapy (previously known as Total ABA), a leading provider of practice management software solutions serving the ABA, speech, occupational, and physical therapy markets. […]

Why web accessibility should be top of mind for new business owners

This post was initially published by accessiBe. There are many things to think about when you’re opening up a new business, and accessibility might not even have crossed your mind. Although this is understandable, it’s also a mistake. Putting accessibility at the top of your list will help you set your business up for success […]

Onit Acquires SecureDocs, Broadening Its Contract Lifecycle Management Portfolio and Market Reach

Acquisition Extends Contract Management to Companies at Any Stage of Legal Operations, from Newly Established to Worldwide Enterprises HOUSTON, January 11, 2022 – Onit, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise workflow solutions including enterprise legal management and contract lifecycle management, today announced that it has acquired SecureDocs, a global software company for contract management, virtual deal rooms and electronic signatures. […]

ComplySci and RIA in a Box Join Forces to Launch the Future of Compliance Software

Transformational Acquisition Brings Together Two Industry-Leading SaaS Organizations to Create Next Generation Suite of Compliance Solutions for the Financial Services IndustryRIA in a Box to Continue Operating Under Existing Brand and Leadership New York, N.Y. – December 9, 2021 – ComplySci (the “Company”), the leading provider of regulatory technology and compliance solutions for the financial services sector, today announced […]

IRONSCALES Raises $64 Million in Series C Funding Round Led by PSG

Investment aims to accelerate growth through continued product innovation and global expansion December 07, 2021 07:00 AM Eastern Standard Time ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IRONSCALES, a leading provider of AI-powered email security solutions, announced today that it has raised $64 million in a Series C funding round led by PSG, a leading growth equity firm partnering with middle-market […]

Graduway and Gravyty Announce Merger

The two companies merge to create the leading community and enablement software platform LONDON and BOSTON, Dec. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Graduway, the leading community software provider, today announced that it has merged with Gravyty, the leading AI fundraiser enablement software provider.   The combined company works with 2,000+ schools, colleges, non-profits, and healthcare organizations globally and has offices in London, Boston, Seattle, and Tel Aviv. […]

TechnoMile to Acquire Strategic Advisory Firm Bid2Win Consulting

Addition of seasoned BD and capture strategists will complement TechnoMile’s best-in-class capture management technology and help companies doing business with the government accelerate growth. MCLEAN, VA. (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 09, 2021 TechnoMile, a leading provider of transformative cloud solutions that empower companies to find, pursue, win and retain more business with the government from capture through contract, […]

ComplySci Acquires NRS, An Advanced Provider Of Compliance And Regulatory Consulting, Education And Technology For Financial Services Companies

Combines ComplySci’s Established Employee Compliance Technology with Three-Plus Decades of Compliance Expertise and Strategic Relationships of NRS First Strategic Acquisition By ComplySci Since Receiving $120 Million Growth Equity Investment in June, with Multiple Additional Acquisitions Expected NRS to Continue Operating Under Current Brand, Leadership and Client Service Culture NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ —ComplySci (the “Company”), an […]

Vow Inc. joins portfolio of K1, a leading investment firm focusing on high-growth software companies globally

Vow and affiliate, Digital Pharmacist position to deliver best-in-class, interoperable interactive voice response systems, websites, and mobile apps to pharmacies BOILING SPRINGS, SOUTH CAROLINA, October 7, 2021 – Vow, a leading provider of interactive phone systems to the pharmacy industry, announced its strategic partnership with Digital Pharmacist, a software company that powers digital communication and […]

Onit Acquires BusyLamp, Creating One of the Largest Global Enterprise Legal Management Conglomerates

Acquisition Augments Onit’s Existing Presence in Europe with Deep Expertise for EMEA Corporate Legal Departments HOUSTON, September 28, 2021 – Onit, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise workflow and artificial intelligence platforms and solutions, including enterprise legal management, contract lifecycle management and business process automation, today announced that it has acquired BusyLamp, a premier provider of legal spend […]

Granicus Acquires Leading Compliance Software Provider GovQA to Help Government Agencies Manage Exponential Increase in Public Records Requests.

GovQA streamlines increasingly complex public records process for more transparent governments and connected residents. Denver, CO – August 26, 2021 – Granicus, the leading provider of cloud-based digital experience solutions for the public sector, today announced the acquisition of GovQA, the nation’s leading provider of public records and compliance workflow solutions for government.  With the addition of GovQA, Granicus continues […]

Checkmarx Acquires Software Supply Chain Security Provider, Dustico

Acquisition brings behavioral source code analysis to Checkmarx customers to defend against open source software supply chain attacks RAMAT GAN, ISRAEL – August 5, 2021 – Checkmarx, the global leader in developer-centric application security testing (AST) solutions, today announced that it has acquired Dustico, a SaaS-based solution that detects malicious attacks and backdoors in open source software supply chains. Through […]

Granicus to Acquire SaaS GovTech Leaders Bang the Table and OpenCities

Expanded Granicus Platform Defines the Future of Civic Engagement; Accelerates Digital Transformation for Governments Globally June 17, 2021 — Granicus, the leading provider of cloud-based civic engagement technologies and services for the public sector, today announced the acquisitions of two high-growth, govtech innovators: Bang the Table, the company behind market-leading community engagement solution EngagementHQ, and OpenCities, the public […]

Granicus Acquires Calytera; Expands Digital Services For Government Agencies

DENVER — Granicus, the leading provider of cloud-based citizen engagement technologies and services, today announced the acquisition of Calytera from BuildGroup. Calytera’s extensive experience delivering global permitting, compliance and licensing (PCL) automation, best practices and workflows will significantly expand Granicus’ digital service capabilities for the public sector. Hundreds of government agencies across the US, Canada, […]

Trackforce Valiant Acquires Silvertrac Software

World’s Largest Security Workforce Management Solution Looks to Expand Presence in SMB Market SAN DIEGO, Jan. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Trackforce Valiant announced its acquisition of Silvertrac Software. Silvertrac – Capterra’s highest-rated security guard management software – joins forces with the recent acquisition of Valiant Solutions by Trackforce to expand its portfolio in the security guard market. […]

Granicus Expands Civic Engagement Platform to Help Local Governments Address Impacts of Booming Short-Term Rental Industry

Granicus extends local government digital services momentum with acquisition of market-leading short-term rental compliance management provider Denver, CO –  November 12, 2019 – Granicus, the leading provider of cloud-based software solutions and digital engagement services for the public sector, today announced that it has acquired Host Compliance, the premier short-term rental compliance SaaS provider delivering a comprehensive […]

Dental Intelligence, Inc. Announces $34 Million in Series A Funding from K1 Investment Management

Investment to be used to acquire LocalMed, grow the team, expand group and enterprise partnerships, and accelerate new product development PLEASANT GROVE, UTAH (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 17, 2019 Dental Intelligence, Inc., the leading analytics and workflow automation platform for dental practices, announced today that it has raised a $34 million minority Series A growth round of funding […]

Trackforce Valiant Secures Over $150 Million from K1 to Create Market-Leading Security Workforce Management Software Platform

The investment creates the world’s only end-to-end workforce management solution for corporate security teams and security guard companies through the combination of Trackforce and Valiant SAN DIEGO, Sept. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — K1 Investment Management (“K1”), a leading investment firm focusing on high-growth enterprise software companies, today announced its investment in the combined companies of Trackforce and Valiant, […]

K1 Announces Investment in Graduway, Leading Provider of Alumni Engagement and Career Services Management Software

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Aug. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — K1 Investment Management (“K1”), a leading investment firm focusing on high-growth enterprise software companies, today announced its investment in Graduway, the global leader in alumni engagement and career services management software for educational institutions and non-profit organizations. K1’s investment provides Graduway with significant resources to continue its path of accelerated […]

Dental Intelligence Acquires LocalMed, the Leader in Real-Time, Online Dental Appointment Scheduling

PLEASANT GROVE, UTAH (PRWEB) AUGUST 07, 2019 Dental Intelligence is pleased to announce the acquisition of LocalMed, the leader in real-time, online dental appointment scheduling. LocalMed allows patients to quickly find and schedule appointments on a provider’s website without the need to ever call or to be contacted by the practice. Using the powerful insights available exclusively in […]

Jebbit Raises $12 Million in Series B Financing

The new investment round was led by K1, bringing the company’s total funding to over $20 million BOSTON, MA – April 8, 2019 – Jebbit, the world’s leading Declared Data Platform, today announced the closing of a $12 million Series B financing round. The financing round was led by K1 Investment Management (“K1”), with additional […]

Granicus Acquires Firmstep to Create Industry’s First Unified Civic Engagement Platform

Firmstep’s premiere platform will accelerate Granicus’ mission to bring key government services and transactions online Denver, CO – April 4, 2019 – Granicus, the leading provider of cloud-based software solutions and digital engagement services for the public sector, today announced that it has acquired Firmstep, a London-based global leader specializing in government service transformation. The acquisition brings together […]

K1 Invests Over $100 Million in Digital Pharmacist to Accelerate Growth & Product Development

AUSTIN, Texas, March 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Digital Pharmacist Inc. (digitalpharmacist.com), a rapidly growing software company that powers digital communication and adherence solutions for over 7,500 pharmacies, today announced that it has secured a substantial investment from K1 Investment Management (K1). With this investment, Digital Pharmacist will scale its operations to meet increasing demand for its platform and […]

Certify and Chrome River Join Forces in Transaction Valued at Over $1 Billion

Combination creates global leader in travel, expense and invoice management software LOS ANGELES and PORTLAND, ME, MARCH 5, 2019 – Certify and Chrome River Technologies, two global leaders in travel, expense, and invoice management software, are merging in a transaction valued at over $1 billion. The combination creates the industry’s most comprehensive suite of products for monitoring, managing […]

K1 Invests over $150 Million in GoCanvas, the Leading Provider of Mobile Business Applications and Forms

February 21, 2019 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GoCanvas, Inc., a leading provider of mobile applications and forms for data collection and sharing, today announced it has secured an investment of over $150 million from K1 Investment Management (K1). With the investment, GoCanvas will accelerate enhancements to the platform, scale global operations to meet […]

K1 Invests $200+ Million to Create Market-Leading Talent Acquisition Platform

Investment will Bring Together Jobvite with Talemetry, RolePoint, and Canvas as the Industry’s Most Comprehensive Solution SAN MATEO, CA, Feb. 11, 2019 — K1 Investment Management today announced a majority investment in Jobvite, the industry leader in best-of-breed recruiting software. K1 and Jobvite also announced three major acquisitions: Talemetry, the award-winning recruitment marketing company, RolePoint, the […]

PerfectServe Acquires Lightning Bolt and CareWire, Reinforces Vision of Care Team Collaboration Platform

Accelerates company’s mission to help organizations optimize patient care and unify the care team across the continuum KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—Feb. 5, 2019­—PerfectServe, a leading provider of cloud-based clinical communication and collaboration (CC&C) solutions, today announced the acquisitions of Lightning Bolt Solutions, an AI-optimized physician shift scheduling technology for hospitals and health systems, and CareWire, a mobile patient engagement […]

PerfectServe Acquires Telmediq, #1 KLAS Rated Vendor for Secure Communication Platforms

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—Jan. 16, 2019—PerfectServe®, a leading provider of cloud-based clinical communication and collaboration (CC&C) solutions, today announced the acquisition of Telmediq, the top-rated KLAS vendor for secure communication platforms in 2018. The Telmediq acquisition follows an investment last year in PerfectServe by K1 Investment Management (K1), a leading private equity firm focused on high-growth enterprise software companies. The combined power […]

Onit Secures $200 Million Strategic Investment from K1 Investment Management to Accelerate Global Growth

Houston, January 8, 2019 – Onit, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise workflow solutions including enterprise legal management, contract management and business process automation, today announced it has secured an investment of $200 million from K1 Investment Management (K1). With the investment, Onit will scale operations to meet increasing client demand for innovative, market-leading process […]

Rave Mobile Safety Acquires SwiftReach Networks, Adds Robust Carrier-Grade Infrastructure and Capacity to Market-Leading Emergency Communications Suite

Acquisition of SwiftReach provides joint clients with the largest and most robust voice-calling capacity in the Emergency Notification industry Combined entity offers end-to-end safety suite for K-12 schools, including emergency notifications, student information system integrations, and Rave’s award-winning Panic Button application Shared commitment to market leadership in product advancements and customer service Framingham, MA – Rave […]

Granicus Acquires SouthTech Systems

Continues on aggressive growth trajectory, energizes commitment to records management market and extends leadership as premiere provider of SaaS-based digital government solutions DENVER, CO. – November 13, 2018 – Granicus today announced it has acquired government records management and disclosure solution provider SouthTech Systems, combining one of the most full-featured, innovative digital records management solutions with Granicus’ powerful suite of […]

Checkmarx Acquires Custodela to Bring Enhanced Automation to DevSecOps Programs

Customers will benefit from expert services in software security deployment and automation to mitigate software exposure risk across the SDLC RAMAT GAN, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Checkmarx, the Software Exposure Platform for the enterprise, today announced that it has acquired Custodela, an Ontario-based provider of software security program development and consulting services focused on DevSecOps. The acquisition positions Checkmarx […]

K1 Exits Apttus, Realizes Enterprise Value Growth Over $1 Billion

Since 2013 Series A investment by K1, Apttus revenues grew more than 5x LOS ANGELES, Oct. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — K1 Investment Management, a leading private equity firm exclusively focused on enterprise software, today announced a successful exit from its investment in Apttus, as Thoma Bravo acquired a majority interest in the company. K1 was the first institutional investor in Apttus […]

Certify Expands Global Presence with Captio Acquisition

Certify acquires Captio, Europe’s leading independent expense management brand, to compete head to head with Concur PORTLAND, Maine, Sept. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Certify, the largest independent provider of expense management software, announces the acquisition of Captio, a leading expense provider in Europe.  The acquisition is Certify’s first outside of North America and its most significant […]

FMG Suite Announces Acquisition of MarketingPro

SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 04, 2018 FMG Suite, a rapidly-growing SaaS fintech company, has made several significant acquisitions in the last 24 months. The latest, MarketingPro, brings into the FMG Suite family a leading marketing automation platform with the largest compliance-friendly content library in the industry. “With the acquisition of MarketingPro, FMG Suite has secured its […]

Graduway Acquires VineUp

LONDON, Aug. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —  Graduway, the world’s leading provider of alumni software, has acquired VineUp for an undisclosed amount.  VineUp is a top supplier of career mentoring software for higher education in the US, UK and Australia. This acquisition further strengthens Graduway’s position as the market leader for alumni networking and mentoring software.  As part of […]

FMG Suite Announces Acquisition of Platinum Advisor Strategies

The Premier All-in-One Marketing Suite for Financial Advisors Is Joining Forces With the Top Strategic Marketing Firm for Financial Advisors (PRWEB) JULY 30, 2018 The acquisition was announced on July 30th, 2018 by FMG Suite’s CEO, Scott White, and the Co-Founders of Platinum Advisor Strategies, Thomas Fross and Robert Fross, who will remain on board in […]

RFPIO Secures $25 Million from K1 Investment Management to Revolutionize Proposal Management Industry

BEAVERTON, Ore., July 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — RFPIO, the leader in cloud-based RFP (Request for Proposal) response software, announced it has secured $25 million from K1 Investment Management (K1). With the investment, RFPIO will accelerate product development and scale operations to meet increasing enterprise demand for innovative, market-leading proposal management software. Leveraging the industry’s first artificial intelligence (AI) enabled solution, RFPIO […]

Certify Grows Travel & Expense Management Software Portfolio with Abacus Acquisition

Abacus expands Certify’s products to include the leading solution for real time expense management PORTLAND, MAINE, July 17, 2018—Certify announces the acquisition of Abacus, the leading real time expense reporting solution. Financial terms of the deal are not being disclosed. Certify, which was purchased last year by K1 Investment Management and merged with Nexonia, ExpenseWatch and Tallie, […]