PresenceLearning Names Education Industry Veteran Kate Eberle Walker as CEO

Built In Chicago | 100 Best Places to Work in Chicago

Catalyst portfolio company Envoy Global was ranked among the best places to work in Chicago. Envoy is a global immigration services provider offering the only enterprise immigration management platform that makes it seamless for companies to hire and manage an international workforce by combining expert legal representation — for both inbound and outbound immigration — and proprietary technology.

HR Technologist | Jobvite Bags Brandon Hall Group’s 2018 Excellence in Technology Awards

Catalyst portfolio company Jobvite earned Brandon Hall Group’s 2018 Excellence in Technology Awards gold category honors. Awarded for its recruiting and candidate management software, the accolades highlight Jobvite’s continued success in developing a full-cycle, candidate-centric recruiting software platform that helps companies engage candidates with meaningful experiences from first look to the first day.

Weave Raises $37.5M Series C Growth Round Led by Lead Edge Capital

Catalyst portfolio company Weave, a customer experience management (CXM) platform, raised an additional $37.5 million in a Series C funding round. Catalyst participated in the round led by Lead Edge Capital along with other existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Crosslink Capital and Pelion Venture Partners.

Bloomberg | SoftBank Commits Another $3 Billion to WeWork

Catalyst portfolio company WeWork signed a $3 billion warrant with SoftBank. SoftBank agreed to pay $3 billion to WeWork for the opportunity to buy shares before September 2019 at a price of $110 a share or higher, depending on whether WeWork goes public, is acquired or raises a $1 billion round before that date. No matter the outcome, the deal would value WeWork at at least $42 billion, according to the company.

MediaMath Announces Guaranteed Viewable Market

Catalyst-backed MediaMath announced the release of the Guaranteed Viewable Market, which offers impression-level verification powered by MediaMath’s enterprise identity solution, delivering exclusive access to 100% viewable, 100% fraud free media. In its beta release, the market offers omnichannel media execution across mobile and desktop  channels. The Guaranteed Viewable Marketbrings the promises of blockchain – transparency, trust and immutable consensus– to digital marketing today, and it paves the way for a future of innovation.

PYMNTS | ChowNow’s Approach To Mobile Order-Ahead Security

For QSRs, offering mobile order-ahead can be a double-edged sword. While it’s critical to boosting sales, it also comes with the expense of tackling card-not-present fraud. In the new Mobile Order-Ahead Tracker, Chris Webb – CEO of Catalyst Investors-backed ChowNow – explains how ordering platforms can help by viewing customer interactions across restaurants to identify suspicious behavior, and by handling security measures behind the scenes to tackle fraud and reduce friction.