BIP Capital’s Mark Buffington Discusses Intersection of Venture Capital & Private Equity Investing at TAG Event

Join us for the TAG event “Intersection of Venture Capital and Private Equity Investing” on April 12 at 11:30am.In recent years, there has been a convergence of investment strategies in the lower middle market. Venture capital and leveraged b...
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BIP Capital Invests in Gro Solutions – Georgia Company Secures $4.25 Million Financing Led by TTV Capital

Gro Solutions, a leading provider of digital growth solutions for banks and credit unions, today announced that it has closed a $4.25 million round of funding. This funding round, led by Atlanta-based TTV Capital also included additional investme...
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Huddle Acquires California Based PrepMo to Solidify Its Position as the Nation’s Leading Ticket Provider for High School Sports

Today our portfolio company Huddle announced its acquisition of California-based PrepMo to further expand the nation's largest and most innovative ticketing solution for the high school market. Huddle offers an integrated digital and paper ticketing...
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UserIQ Appoints New CEO Rachel Orston to Spearhead Future Growth and Expansion

Mark Flickinger
Posted in Announcements, Portfolio Companies, Venture Capital

ATLANTA, GA, February 23, 2017 – UserIQ, a Customer Growth Platform™ that empowers SaaS companies to foster growth beyond the funnel, announced today the company has appointed Rachel Orston to the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). With the...
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TAG Recognizes Four BIP Capital Portfolio Companies in Top 40 Most Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia

In a news release this week, the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) announced the Top 40 Most Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia. TAG’S Top 40 Awards recognize Georgia-based technology companies for their innovation, financial impact,...
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Ticketing startup Huddle scores $11 million from BIP Capital

Mark Flickinger
Posted in Announcements, Portfolio Companies, Venture Capital

(Per Urvaksh Karkaria and the Atlanta Business Chronicle)Huddle, an Alpharetta advertising and marketing firm, has raised $11 million in venture capital to fuel market expansion. Huddle, in the paper ticketing business for 16 years, is pivotin...
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5 Keys to Success: Advice from an Investor to Founders at SaaStr

As I head to the SaaStr annual event next week, I’ve been reflecting on the SaaS successes and failures I’ve seen as the industry came into its own during the last several years. By its very nature, SaaS best practices continually morph and evolv...
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Breaking Down Last Year’s Lessons and Looking at the Opportunities That Lie Ahead for Entrepreneurs and Investors

Mark Buffington
Posted in Venture Buff, Venture Capital

What are the most significant lessons learned from 2016? And, what makes good investment sense for this year? Read on for a VC’s perspective on the year that was and what changes in 2017 present the best opportunities, from healthcare to personaliz...
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UserIQ Secures $2 Million in Series A Funding to Pioneer Customer Growth Market

Mark Flickinger
Posted in Announcements, Portfolio Companies, Venture Capital

UserIQ, the first and only Customer Growth Platform™, today announced that it has raised $2 million in Series A funding, led by BIP Capital. Atlanta’s Accelerant Venture Capital, BLH Venture Partners and Tech Square Ventures also participate...
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Huddle Acquires Preptix to Create Nation’s Leading Ticket Provider for High School Sports

Mark Flickinger
Posted in Announcements, Portfolio Companies, Venture Capital

Huddle and Preptix today announced a merger to create the nation's largest and most innovative ticketing solution for the high school sports market. The combined company, Huddle, Inc., will be headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia. Huddle...
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Tech sector braces for hurt as venture capital investing hits brakes

Mark Buffington
Posted in Venture Buff, Venture Capital

As written by Urvaksh Karkaria in the Atlanta Business Chronicle: For Atlanta’s tech industry, a fundraising winter may be coming. In what could be a tell-tale sign of a broader retrenchment, the venture capital industry appears to have applied th...
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mLevel Relocates Headquarters to Atlanta and Names New CEO

Mark Flickinger
Posted in Announcements, Portfolio Companies, Venture Capital

Move will bring new jobs and resources to the region mLevel, Inc., a global leader in micro learning platforms, today announced plans to move its company headquarters from Chicago to Atlanta. Additionally, Jordan Fladell, mLevel co-founder, will...
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BIP Capital Names Todd Knudsen VP of Finance

Mark Flickinger
Posted in Announcements, Portfolio Companies, Venture Capital

Announced as BIP Capital's new VP of Finance, Todd Knudsen brings breadth and depth of experience to support continued growth BIP Capital, one of the top Venture Capital firms in the Southeast, announced today that it has appointed Todd Knudsen as...
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AchieveIt Names Christy Johnson New CEO

Mark Flickinger
Posted in Announcements, Portfolio Companies, Venture Capital

Christy Johnson announced as AchieveIt new CEO to lead market expansion and technology growth initiative AchieveIt Online, LLC., a leading provider of cloud-based enterprise software for planning and execution, has announced today that it has appoi...
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VC Nation: The Most Active Tech Venture Capital Firm Into Each US State

Mark Buffington
Posted in Announcements, Venture Buff, Venture Capital

We are pleased to announce that BIP Capital was named the top VC in the state of Georgia in CB Insights’ recently published report. This is a testament to the hard work of many, and the partnerships we have created with our investors, entrepreneurs...
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Health care startup’s new CEO eyes national reach

Mark Flickinger
Posted in Announcements, Portfolio Companies, Venture Capital

As written by Eleanor Kennedy:Geoff Duncan has big plans for Nashville health care startup Wellview Health.After joining the company, which focuses on consumer-focused wellness plans, earlier this year, Duncan said he posed the follow...
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AchieveIt Record Growth Garners Technology Investment

Mark Flickinger
Posted in Announcements, Portfolio Companies, Venture Capital

BIP Capital to raise $2.5M investment in AchieveIt’s strategic planning and execution management core technology platform and team to support rapid growth and position for scale AchieveIt Online, LLC., a leading provider of cloud-based enterprise...
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FullScaleNANO wins TechConnect 2016 National Innovation Award

Mark Flickinger
Posted in Announcements, Portfolio Companies, Venture Capital

We are proud to announce FullScaleNANO's selection as a 2016 TechConnect Innovation Awardee.  The TechConnect Innovation Awards selects the top early-stage innovations from around the world through an industry-review process of the top 15% o...
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