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Signpost Raises $52 Million To Arm Main Street With Automated Marketing Technology

New Financing Led by HighBar Partners with Participation from Bank of Montreal, Georgian Partners, Spark Capital


Evaluating a Control Investor

A majority investor may be the right partner for the next phase of you company's life


Akamai Completes Acquisition Of Customer Identity Access Management Company Janrain Inc.

Akamai Completes Previously-Announced Acquisition of Janrain


Private to Private Mergers in Venture Backed Companies – Unlocking Value through Inorganic Growth

P2P M&A between mature venture-backed companies offers critical strategic opportunities that investor syndicates should discuss earlier in the lifecycles of their investments


SS8 Networks Announces Acquisition by HighBar Partners

SS8 Networks partners with premier investment firm to further leadership in network intelligence market and fuel next phase of growth


HighBar Partners Hosts 2018 Professional Services Summit

Forward-thinking Professional Services executives joined HighBar for impactful discussions and network building


MariaDB Acquires Clustrix Adding Distributed Database Technology

Clustrix technology will allow MariaDB to scale beyond traditional distributed solutions such as Oracle RAC to levels only achieved with NoSQL, without compromising core enterprise features


HyperGrid Closes $25M Series C Round

Leading hybrid cloud management software vendor will leverage investment to accelerate company growth and international expansion efforts.


Profit Margins: Post-Modern Art or Flat-Earth Science?

Experienced software executives know the question is coming whenever an investor-type is in the room – “What’s your margin on this?”


Irrational Fear of the Down Round and Long-Term Implications

The appreciation of valuations in the technology sector after the 2008 correction has resulted in the entry of new types of investors into the venture/growth category.


PatientSafe Solutions Closes $25 million Growth Funding Led by HighBar Partners

PatientSafe Solutions, a leader in mobile clinical workflow and communication solutions, announced today that it has closed a $25 million round of financing.


HighBar Partners Raises $208 Million for HighBar Partners III, L.P.

HighBar Partners (“HighBar” or the “Firm”) is pleased to announce the $208 million final close of HighBar Partners III, L.P. (“HighBar III” or the “Fund”), above an agreed upon hard cap of $200 million.


HighBar Partners Hosts 2017 Marketing Summit

On Tuesday, July 18th, HighBar Partners hosted a Marketing summit for enterprise software executives. Attended by a select group of marketing executives from leading software companies, the event included a featured speaker, presentations, working sessions, and networking opportunities


Empowering Portfolio Company Executives

Private company investors strive to empower their executive teams and enhance the performance of their portfolio companies.


Virtual Instruments Merges with Load DynamiX; Secures $20 Million Investment

Virtual Instruments, the market leader in real-time infrastructure performance management, and Load DynamiX, the leader in storage performance analytics, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which the companies will merge to create the industry’s first end-to-end infrastructure DevOps platform.


Janrain Closes $27 Million in Series D Funding Led by HighBar Partners

Janrain, the leading provider of Customer Identity Management Solutions, announced today that it has secured $27 million in Series D funding led by HighBar Partners, with participation from existing investors Millennium Technology Value Partners, Split Rock Partners, Epic Ventures, Emergence Capital, RPM Ventures and DFJ Frontier.


Autotask Expands Offerings with Acquisition of Soonr to Provide Cloud File Sharing and Collaboration Solutions for Business

Autotask Corporation, the world’s leading provider of hosted IT business management technology, has agreed to acquire Soonr, a leading provider of enterprise secure file sharing and collaboration services for IT business managers.


Load DynamiX Raises $12 Million Financing Round Led by HighBar Partners

Load DynamiX, the leader in storage infrastructure performance validation, announced today that it has raised a $12 million round of funding, led by HighBar Partners.


Xangati Raises $11 Million Financing Round Led by HighBar Partners

New funding from HighBar, with participation from Citrix, allows Xangati to further innovate and accelerate market momentum of its popular VDI, workload and cloud performance management solutions.


Clustrix Raises $10 Million Financing Round Led by HighBar Partners

Clustrix, the leading scale-out SQL database engineered for the cloud, announced today that it has closed a $10 million Series D financing round led by HighBar Partners (“HighBar”).


HighBar Partners Closes $130 Million Strategic Growth Capital Fund

HighBar Partners (together with its affiliates,