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Zipari Grabs $7 Million Round to Back Health-Care CRM Ambitions

Zipari Inc., which has been largely self-funded since forming in 2014, has secured $7 million to expand the use of a cloud-based customer-relationship management system designed for health plans. The New York company aims to emulate the success of Veeva Systems Inc., a venture-backed provider of cloud-based software for pharmaceutical companies. Veeva went public in

Dec. 19, 2016 |

New Portfolio Company: Profitect

PALO ALTO, CA – (Marketwire – November 14, 2016) – Vertical Venture Partners (VVP), a venture capital firm with deep Silicon Valley roots and an exclusive focus on companies that target specific vertical industries, announced today an investment in Profitect. Profitect is a turnkey SaaS application that provides retailers with prescriptive analytics for various aspects

Nov. 14, 2016 |

Zipari Announces InsureCX on the Salesforce AppExchange, the World’s Leading Enterprise Apps Marketplace

Zipari customers can now enhance customer experience while increasing member lifetime value with automated workflows and real-time visibility into the customer journey.   BROOKLYN, NY (PRWEB) OCTOBER 26, 2016 Zipari, an insurance technology startup, today announced it has launched InsureCX on the Salesforce AppExchange, empowering businesses to connect with their customers, partners and employees in

Oct. 26, 2016 |

Vertical Venture Partners announces the final close of VVP I with $51.3M.

PALO ALTO, CA – (Marketwire – September 30, 2016) – Vertical Venture Partners (VVP), an early-stage venture capital firm with deep Silicon Valley roots and an exclusive focus on enterprise information technology opportunities in targeted vertical industries, announced the final close of their inaugural fund (VVP I) with $51.3M of committed capital. Investors include institutional

Sep. 30, 2016 |

Zipari Announces New Client: Canopy Health Insurance

Zipari announces new client Canopy Health Insurance, creating a new model for insurance companies that reduces operational costs while improving customer experience by using a single vendor for all consumer-oriented technology. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) June 13, 2016 — Insurance software startup, Zipari, announced that it has been selected as the technology partner for Canopy Health

Jun. 13, 2016 |

PowWow wins Gartner Award

PowWow Mobile Named a 2016 Cool Vendor by Gartner in Mobile App Development Selected for being innovative, intriguing and impactful San Francisco – May 17, 2016 – PowWow Mobile, the leader in enterprise app mobility, today announced it has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors” in the Cool Vendors in Mobile App Developmenti

May. 17, 2016 |

David Schwab interview with the SV Business Journal

VC David Schwab on industry-­focused micro-­investing and mining tech from U.C. system By Cromwell Schubarth, TechFlash Editor, Silicon Valley Business Journal David Schwab, who launched Vertical Venture Partners a couple of years ago after 20 years at Sierra Ventures, says he did that so he could pare down his investment focus. Micro-­funds are the place

May. 10, 2016 |

VVP/Triton Fund joins seed round funding of Abreos Biosciences

Santa Clara, CA/San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 1, 2016 Abreos Biosciences is a health care diagnostics startup founded in San Diego, Ca. The company is pioneering point-of-care tests for personalized dosing and counterfeit detection of biologic drugs. The technology has been licensed from UC San Diego. The Triton Fund has joined in a seed stage

May. 1, 2016 |

Vertical Venture Partners and The Triton Technology Fund join the Seed Round investment in GALT.

Santa Clara, CA/San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2016 General Automation Lab Technologies, Inc. (“GALT” or the “Company”) is a startup founded in February 2015 in San Francisco. The Company intends to develop the world’s first automated, high-throughput, low-cost, and end-to-end instrumentation system to cultivate and screen microbes. Original Founder The inspiration for GALT came

Feb. 18, 2016 |