New Solutions Extend Civic Platform to Manage Environmental Health Programs and Processes While Regulating the $1.5 Trillion Hospitality Industry. -- Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced today that it has acquired Decade Software, a provider of environmental health and safety solutions to Health Departments in the United States and abroad. The solution empowers Directors, Program Managers, Administrators, Inspectors and Public Constituents by giving them the tools, training and expertise to

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To further expand its set of flexible capital solutions to growth companies, Bregal Sagemount announced today that it has launched a dedicated credit strategy. In conjunction, Bregal Investments has increased its commitment to Bregal Sagemount I, L.P. to $650 million. To lead the new credit effort, Bregal Sagemount has tapped Clayton Main, who has spent the last ten years at Goldman, Sachs & Co. as one of the founding team members of its Specialty Lending

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New Solutions Extend Civic Platform to Streamline Communication, Save Time and Engage Citizens -- Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced today that it has acquired Government Outreach, a Pleasanton, California-based provider of citizen relationship management (CRM) and Code Enforcement solutions to cities and counties across the United States. This first acquisition in the CRM segment will enable two-way communication between agency and citizen anytime, anywhere, on the device of their

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Acquisition expands combined company’s solution portfolio to comprehensively serve the philanthropic market -- MicroEdge, LLC, an innovative provider of high-performance solutions that enable the worldwide giving community to organize, simplify and measure their acts of charitable giving, today announced the completion of its sale to Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB), a leading global provider of software and services for nonprofits. Blackbaud purchased all of the outstanding equity interests of MicroEdge for an aggregate purchase price of

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Acquisition expands company’s solution portfolio to comprehensively serve foundation and corporate giving markets -- Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB), a leading global provider of software and services for nonprofits, today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire MicroEdge, LLC, an innovative provider of mission-critical software solutions for the philanthropic giving community worldwide. This acquisition dramatically expands Blackbaud’s offerings in the philanthropic giving sector with MicroEdge’s comprehensive technology solutions for grantmaking, corporate social responsibility and foundation

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GrowthCap has compiled its list of the Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors which highlights exceptional private capital investors in the growth segment. These impressive professionals have experiences that span the gamut, from being ex-entrepreneurs, to political advisors, to marines, to investment bankers, or even having worked in private equity since leaving college, but despite their vastly different pasts they are all currently in the business of helping emerging companies continue to grow and succeed.

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New Civic Platform Offering Streamlines Recreation Operations, Certification and Compliance Programs for Federal and State Agencies. -- Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced today that it has acquired Kinsail, a Virginia-based provider of recreation and resource management solution for more than a dozen Federal and State agencies and hundreds of sites across the United States. Kinsail solutions, which will be renamed Recreation and Resource Management, empower agencies to improve business

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New Solutions Extend Civic Platform to Enhance Coordination Between Municipalities, Utilities and Agencies of All Sizes and Provide Real-Time Information to Government and Citizens. -- Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced today that it has acquired Envista, a Massachusetts- based provider of right-of-way management solutions that help more than 120 customers better manage more than 160,000 projects in the United States. The acquisition extends the value of the Accela Civic

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New Solutions Extend Civic Platform to Streamline Public Meetings and Board Governance, Enhance Government Transparency and Engage Citizens. -- Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced today that it has acquired IQM2, a New York-based provider of legislative solutions to more than 250 customers in the United States. IQM2’s complete cloud solution unifies the entire experience of preparing, deciding and sharing the results and content of public meetings online. The acquisition

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Network Merchants ("NMI"), a leading provider of e-commerce payment gateways and value-added services, has added payment gateway and integrated payments veterans Roy Banks and Kyle Pexton as CEO and CFO, respectively. Banks and Pexton most recently served as CEO and CFO at Accelerated Payment Technologies ("APT"), an integrated payment service provider, and previously led Authorize.Net from startup to the leading domestic payment gateway. The team was brought in to reinforce and strengthen NMI’s position as

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