REUTERS | Leading U.S. coding boot camps Galvanize, Hack Reactor to merge

REUTERS | Leading U.S. coding boot camps Galvanize, Hack Reactor to merge

Denver-based computer coding training school Galvanize is to acquire competitor Hack Reactor in a deal that brings together two of the largest privately held coding boot camps, the two companies told Reuters. Additionally, the company closed a $32 million funding round led by Catalyst Investors.

TechCrunch: WeWork acquires Conductor

WeWork has acquired Catalyst-backed Conductor. The company will continue to operate as an independent business, with its own clients, and Seth Besmertnik will continue to serve as CEO. At the same time, it will be looking for ways to bundle up its services for WeWork’s Enterprise customers.

Reputation Institute acquires UK-based Mettle Consulting

Catalyst Investors portfolio company Reputation Institute acquired London-based big data media analytics company Mettle Consulting Limited, further enabling companies to integrate reputation into their strategic decision making.

Clinicient acquires Keet Health

Catalyst-backed Clinicient, a leading provider of business solutions for outpatient rehabilitation, acquired Austin-based Keet, Inc., a prominent patient engagement innovator. The acquisition, centered around connecting clinical process to clinical experience, enhances Clinicient’s robust suite of clinical and financial solutions with the addition of Keet Health’s mobile patient engagement platform.

Xplornet acquires NetSet’s Internet access business

Catalyst portfolio company Xplornet, one of Canada’s leading broadband service providers, entered into an agreement for the purchase of the Internet access business of NetSet Communications. The acquisition is the largest in Xplornet’s history and accelerates the company’s continued expansion across Western Canada.

Catalyst portfolio company Datavail acquires Accelatis

Datavail Corp., provider of managed services for data and database administration, acquired Accelatis, a management-software firm based in Wilton, Conn. This acquisition is the fourth by Datavail in the past year. It acquired Art of BI, an Oracle business intelligence consulting firm, 12 months ago; Navantis, a Canadian-based Microsoft consultancy, six months ago; and Advanced EPM, an Oracle Platinum partner, four months ago.

Catalyst portfolio company WeddingWire acquires Matrimonio.it

WeddingWire, Inc., the leading global online marketplace connecting engaged couples with event professionals, acquired Matrimonio.it by its Italian subsidiary. This addition, together with WeddingWire’s existing site Matrimonio.com, allows WeddingWire to create the most comprehensive resource for wedding planning in Italy and to reinforce its position as the country’s leading wedding site.

Catalyst-backed Datavail acquires AdvancedEPM Consulting

Catalyst portfolio company Datavail, a leading provider of managed services for database management, analytics, and application life cycle management, acquired AdvancedEPM Consulting, an Oracle Platinum Partner focused on Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) solutions. The acquisition is part of Datavail’s growth strategy to build on its core capabilities in data and application operation and integration. AdvancedEPM’s expertise in Oracle application cloud implementation and customization will be combined with Datavail’s expertise to create an end-to-end application life cycle offering to support the Oracle EPM solution stack.

Catalyst-backed Xplornet acquires YourLink

Catalyst portfolio company Xplornet, Canada’s leading rural broadband service provider, acquried all YourLink Internet services operations in Saskatchewan from Vecima Networks Inc. YourLink is Saskatchewan’s leading provider of high-speed wireless Internet to rural and remote communities.