December 14, 2010

MedPage Today Acquired by Everyday Health, Inc.

SJF Ventures’ portfolio company MedPage Today has been acquired by Everyday Health.  The partnership will strengthen MedPage’s position as the leading provider of online breaking medical news for healthcare professionals.   SJF Ventures and Milestone Venture Partners have exited their investments in MedPage as part of the transaction.  SJF participated in MedPage’s only institutional investment, which…

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November 3, 2010

MediaMath cited as leading New York technology company

Read more about Media Math’s recognition here.

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October 5, 2010

SJF Invests in Community Energy, Inc.

SJF Ventures, joined by NGP Energy Technology Partners (NGP ETP), completed a Series A Preferred Stock investment in Community Energy, Inc. (CEI), a leading renewable energy developer and marketer. The investment will fund CEI’s plan to expand its pipeline of utility scale solar generation projects under development in the Northeast, Mid-West, and West. SJF Ventures…

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July 26, 2010

CleanLinks events in NYC, July 29, and RTP, August 17

Come out and enjoy an evening of free networking with local business professionals interested in growing the fields of renewable energy, energy efficiency and other cleantech sectors.   NYC CleanLinks Event: July 29, 2010 6 – 8 pm Connolly’s 121 West 45th Street, 2nd Floor(between 6th Ave and Broadway)New York, NY Register Here   RTP CleanLinks Event August…

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July 22, 2010

ERC testimonial

As we execute our growth strategy, we are pleased to have SJF Ventures as an investor and value their history, long-term commitment and deep expertise in cleantech, sustainability, reuse and recycling.

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June 23, 2010

SJF Invests in eRecyclingCorps

SJF Ventures announced that it has invested in eRecyclingCorps, a company that is transforming the wireless device ecosystem by working with tier one wireless carriers to establish comprehensive large-scale consumer buyback programs.  eRecyclingCorps enables carriers to buy back used handsets from consumers and ensure they are resold or responsibly recycled. See press release.

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June 21, 2010

SJF Publishes Case Studies on Successful Recent Exits

SJF has made available investment case studies on two recently exited companies, Ryla and Salvage Direct.   Both companies produced strong financial results for SJF, generated rapid growth and built unique employee cultures that helped drive business results. Ryla’s revenue climbed from less than $1.1 million in 2002 to over $100 million in 2009.  The number of…

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May 18, 2010

Salvage Direct Acquired by QCSA Holdings

SJF Successfully Exits Fund I Portfolio Company, Salvage Direct, through Sale to QCSA Holdings SJF Ventures portfolio company Salvage Direct has been acquired by QCSA Auto Auctions, the nation’s largest independent salvage auction company.  The transaction was funded by private equity firm Kinderhook Industries and debt provider Amalgamated Capital.  The combination of Salvage Direct and…

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April 30, 2010

SJF Realizes Successful Exit in Ryla, Inc.

Ryla Receives Strategic Investment from Alorica; SJF Exits Fund I Portfolio Company SJF Ventures’ portfolio company Ryla, Inc., has received a strategic investment from California-based Alorica, Inc.  The partnership helps solidify Ryla as a leading call center solutions provider and infuses additional capital for growth.  Ryla will continue to operate as a stand-alone entity, drawing…

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April 23, 2010

Ryla Named Fastest Growing Privately-Held Company in Atlanta

Kennesaw, Ga. – The Atlanta Business Chronicle today named Ryla, a leading domestic provider of outsourced call center and customer contact solutions, as the fastest growing privately-held company in the Atlanta metropolitan area. The publication’s annual Pacesetter award recognizes top revenue growth companies based in Atlanta. SJF Ventures has been an investor in Ryla since…

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April 19, 2010

FieldView Solutions Hires Former Goldman Sachs Exec

SJF Ventures Portfolio Company, FieldView Solutions, Welcomes David Schirmacher from Goldman Sachs & Co. Schirmacher joins FieldView Solutions from Goldman Sachs & Company where as Vice President and Global Head of Engineering and Critical Systems he was responsible for the design, operation and overall strategy of the firm’s data centers, trading and critical business environments…

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February 5, 2010

Bonny Moellenbrock’s Interview for Green for All

Bonny Moellenbrock is Executive Director of SJF Advisory Services, an SJF Ventures allied nonprofit organization that provides assistance to and increases access to capital for entrepreneurial businesses, in order to expand their positive community economic development and environmental outcomes. SJFAS is an important partner in Green For All’s Capital Access Program which includes providing industry…

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