July 14, 2017

SJF Ventures Leads $10 Million Series A in TemperPack

RICHMOND – July 14, 2017 – TemperPack (www.temperpack.com), the leader in earth-friendly packaging for insulated, temperature-sensitive goods, announced today that it has raised $10 million to expand its operations and further commercialize innovative, new products. SJF Ventures led the fundraising round, joined by Interplay Ventures, Third Prime Capital and Dolik Ventures. Robert Beckler, formerly the president of packaging at WestRock, an international…

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July 12, 2017

Solera Health Raises $18.3 Million in Series B Funding

PHOENIX – July 12, 2017 – Solera Health, a provider of integrated chronic disease prevention services, announced today that the company has raised $18.3 million in Series B funding in a round led by Adams Street Partners. Existing strategic investors Blue Cross Blue Shield Venture Partners, Sandbox Industries and social impact fund SJF Ventures also participated…

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June 19, 2017

Carrum Health Picks Up $6.5 Million Seed

SAN FRANCISCO – May 24, 2017 – Carrum Health, the first comprehensive bundled payment platform for employers, received $6.5 million in seed funding led by Wildcat Venture Partners, a venture capital firm committed to enabling early-stage startups to build high-growth business. The funding also includes contributions from venture capital firms SJF Ventures and SpringRock Ventures….

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December 24, 2016

SJF Ventures Highlighted in the Wall Street Journal

Chernova’s Take: SJF Ventures Sticks With Clean Tech—and Prospers Fresh off closing its largest fund at $125 million, firm survives economic cycles by keeping up a steady commitment to its principles By Yuliya Chernova Dec. 21, 2016 7:30 a.m. ET Read the full article here.

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October 27, 2016

Washington Post Discusses Vital Farms’ New Initiative

Pressure from animal welfare groups and consumer interest in humane farming methods are fueling a quiet international race to develop technology that would end one of the egg industry’s most gruesome practices: the shredding to death of billions of newborn male chicks each year. Efforts are underway in North America and Europe to find an industrial-scale method to determine the gender…

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June 17, 2016

Wall Street Journal Features Solera Health

Solera Health Raises $4M To Battle Diabetes By Deborah Gage There are thousands of community organizations, from Weight Watchers International to the YMCA, that help people lose weight and live healthier lives. And there are 86 million people in the U.S. at risk of developing diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. But there has…

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April 24, 2016

Validic Grows with Healthcare Wearables

This Company Connects Your Fitbit to Your Doctor April 23, 2016, 11:00 AM EDT Validic is becoming a key player in “wearables.” You may never have heard of Validic, but if you’ve ever sent your doctor data from your Fitbit, smart scale, glucose meter or another wearable device or health tracker, chances are Validic was…

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April 9, 2016

Conscious Company Magazine Features Vital Farms

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January 9, 2016

Think Through Solves 1 Billion Math Problems

Students embrace classroom program, complete millions of complex problems daily during 2014-15 school year Think Through Learning, creators of Think Through Math, a web-based math instructional system for grades 3 and above, announced today that students using the program across the U.S. have surpassed one billion math problems in the 2014-15 school year. More than…

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May 9, 2015

Former Portfolio Company MedPage Discusses Need for Science

LAS VEGAS — Personalized health technologies — such as wearable devices — should be built based on sound science, according to guidelines for developing the technologies released here Wednesday. Basing the technologies on sound science was one of five principles included in the guidelines, which were announced at a breakfast session at the annual meeting…

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May 9, 2015

Aseptia Honored for Outstanding Food Technology

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February 10, 2015

ED MAP Partners with Capella University

Nelsonville, OH, February 10, 2015 – ED MAP, Inc. has announced a new partnership that will assist Capella University respond to the changing needs and expectations for higher education institutions. ED MAP is a content strategy and logistics company, supporting over 100 institutions and 1 million students. ED MAP’s OPENVUE® platform and supporting services will…

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October 9, 2014

Rustic Crust Returns to Production After Fire

September 15, 2014 Rustic Crust was on track for record monthly sales of its all-natural frozen pizza crusts when a fire burned its rural New Hampshire factory to the ground on March 6. Founder and CEO Brad Sterl remembers that day not for the shock or sadness he felt, but for the speed with which…

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August 10, 2014

CBS News Discusses the Healthiness of Vital Farms Eggs

STUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com) — Aurora Porter from Vital Farms visited the KCAL9 studios Friday to cook up some egg dishes with some of the healthiest eggs for you. Porter says pasture-raised hens produce the healthiest eggs. In a pasture environment, birds may live in small houses – either mobile or fixed – to which they…

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