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K12 Inc. Expands into Talent Development with Acquisition of Tech Pioneer Galvanize

One of the nation’s preeminent tech-enabled education companies, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Catalyst portfolio company Galvanize Inc., a leader in developing talent and capabilities for individuals and corporations in technical fields such as software engineering and data science. The acquisition of Galvanize positions K12 as a premier provider of career readiness education services and a leader in skills training, technology staffing and developing talent and capabilities for Fortune 500 companies. The Galvanize management team, brand recognition, network of alumni, campuses, and industry-leading software engineering and data science programs will allow K12 to accelerate its entry into this important and growing market.

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Catalyst Investors Promotes Kapil Desai to Principal

Growth equity firm Catalyst Investors announced the promotion of Kapil Desai to Principal. Desai joined Catalyst in 2014 as an analyst and focuses on evaluating and structuring new investment opportunities and managing the firm’s existing portfolio companies. He also supports deal origination through writing research reports, formulating investment strategies, and conducting company outreach.

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HR Technologist: Jobvite Introduces Data Science Strategy to Improve Speed and Quality of Talent Acquisition

Catalyst portfolio company, Jobvite, the recruiting software, announces the launch of an innovative data science strategy to power its suite of HR products. The initiative will ensure hiring teams are served best-fit candidates while eliminating wasted time for both recruiters and candidates. This strategy incorporates multiple algorithms and sources of data that span company-wide preferences for hiring as well as individual recruiter-level preferences. The solutions, which are designed to work across all positions, recruiter preferences and industries, will be integrated within the product in early 2020.

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Welcoming Effectual to the Portfolio

By Kyle Howard-Johnson

Catalyst recently welcomed Effectual to the portfolio. Public cloud migration and adoption has shifted from a question of ‘if’ to ‘when’ for nearly all organizations with legacy infrastructure. This is not to say that on-premise computing will cease to exist, because there are certain workloads that will remain on-prem for the foreseeable future due to regulatory and compliance restrictions, but some level of cloud competency has become all but required due to the cost efficiencies, scalability, reliability, and other benefits associated with public cloud deployments.

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BrightFarms Featured in Forbes As a Safer Brand of Salad

Catalyst portfolio company BrightFarms, a leader in locally grown packaged salads, has been featured in Forbes as a safer brand of salad.

Paul Lightfoot, President at BrighFarms, explained to Forbes contributor Liz Engel that BrightFarms is “structurally better than the product we compete with, and consumers are really going for it.”

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