Galvanize to Acquire Leading Provider of Immersive Technology Education, Hack Reactor

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.

Wall Street Journal | BrightFarms Raises $55 Million in New Funding Round

Indoor farming startup BrightFarms Inc. raised $55 million in new funding to open more hydroponic greenhouses across the U.S. as it seeks to capitalize on rising demand for locally grown food. The Series D round is led by Cox Enterprises Inc. and includes funding from existing investors Catalyst Investors, WP Global Partners and NGEN Partners.

Catalyst Investors Leads $20 Million Series B Investment in ChowNow

Catalyst led a $20 million Series B round of funding for ChowNow, a SaaS ordering platform providing restaurants with online ordering tools and branded mobile apps. Existing investors including Steadfast Venture Capital also participated in the round. Catalyst partner Tyler Newton has joined ChowNow’s Board of Directors.

Catalyst leads $21 million Series C for Envoy Global

Envoy Global, the technology leader in global immigration and workforce management, raised $21 million in Series C financing and named Susan Bihler of Catalyst Investors to its Board of Directors. The new capital will expand Envoy’s go-to-market efforts and continued development of its global immigration services and software platform.

Catalyst leads $17M Series B-1 for Weave

Weave provides voice, SMS, email and marketing services to dental and optometry offices. Its unified communications as a service (UCaaS) product combines VoIP phone service with a customer service application that integrates with customer data from existing practice management software to help manage patient reminders, initiate phone calls, engage in two-way texting, solicit customer reviews and other customer relationship management functions. The company serves more than 3,600 dentists and optometrists across the country.

Datavail receives investment from Orix

ORIX Growth Capital completed a growth capital investment in Datavail Corp., a leading provider in the outsourced database administration (DBA) market. The investment will be used to support the company’s continued organic growth and acquisition strategy.

Catalyst-backed Datavail raises $10 million

Datavail announced the close of $10 million in financing from an undisclosed investor. Datavail is a specialized IT services company focused on data management that offers solutions in business intelligence, analytics, database administration, custom application development, and enterprise applications. The company provides both professional and managed services delivered via its global delivery model, focused on Microsoft, Oracle, and other leading technologies.

Catalyst Investors leads $41M Series C for Fusion Risk Management

“Fusion has built a reputation with its Fortune 500 customers as not only an exceptional risk management platform, but also as one of the tech industry’s top customer service practices,” said Ryan McNally, partner at Catalyst Investors. “The company is a clear leader in its space and is growing rapidly and profitably while gaining market share. The management team consists of world-class industry veterans with impressive track records of delivering enterprise-grade products to the largest corporate customers. We look forward to helping the company continue to gain market share, develop new products and expand internationally.”