Growthink Client News
Congratulations to Growthink Client Uvaggio on Their Grand Opening!
Growthink client Uvaggio officially opened their doors last month in Coral Gables, FL and we're excited to see all the press and buzz they've been receiving.
Founded by Craig DeWald, a former director in HR for American Express, Uvaggio is a wine bar and restaurant focused on introducing patrons to wine from small hand selected wineries and European-style plates by Chef Bret Pelaggi.
It was named one of the top 10 new Miami restaurants that opened this Spring (http://www.thrillist.com/eat/miami/best-new-restaurants-bars-openings-miami) and we look forward to hearing about their growth and success in the future.
Growthink Client I-MerSee Launches World’s First Social Media Network for Visually Impaired & 50 and Over Communities
Dedicated Platform Allows Visually Impaired & 50 and Over Communities To More Easily Navigate Popular Social Networking Sites
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- I-MerSee, an innovative New York City-based start-up company, today launched the world’s first social media network for the visually impaired and 50 and over communities, coinciding with Blindness Awareness Month.
See full release on CNBC.com via this link.
Founded in May 2013 by Benjamin Azuelos, I-MerSee is the first ever social media network designed specifically for the visually impaired and 50 and over communities. Featuring the latest in assistive technology, I-MerSee offers a comprehensive social media experience that connects users to the most popular social networks while also providing them with information on events and activities of interest to them. I-MerSee is headquartered in New York City.
Growthink Client NuOrder Raises $3,000,000 from GRP Partners
NuORDER, the leading digital wholesale solution founded by Heath Wells andOlivia Skuza, has secured over $3 million in growth capital. The groundbreaking software now utilized by the world's leading fashion brands and over 40,000 retailers has acquired impressive backing from a global network of fashion icons and venture capitalist power players. GRP has led the first round, with additional investment by Greycroft, Aileen Lee, David Tisch, Creative Artists Agency, Brian Spaly, Mortimer Singer and Rachel Zoe Inc.
Click here to read the full release.
Growthink Client BioCision Raises $2.5 Million Venture Funding Round
Growthink client BioCision, a developer of sample standardization tools for life science research, just raised $2.5 million in debt and equity financing. BroadOak Capital Partners led the round with participation from Research Corporation Technologies.
BioCision will use the funding to support the company’s continued rapid growth and expansion of sales, marketing and product development efforts.
Growthink Client on Fox Business News
When Raul Peñranda, a New York City Fashion Designer and Small Business owner, was asked by Fox Business News how he's been able to launch such a successful statup in a down economy, he mentioned Growthink for giving him tools to grow his startup and for supplying small business resources that are always right at his fingertips.
Our favorite quote from the interview? "We are a small business with a big heart." -- Our Growthink team continues to wish Raul the most success with his fashion startup!
Watch Raul Penaranda's full interview on Fox Business News by clicking here.
Growthink Client Tax Saver Network Announces 500 New Members
Growthink client Tax Saver Network announces almost 500 new agent members from the San Diego brokerage Real Living Real Estate. Learn more about the Tax Saver Network and 1031 exchanges at www.taxsavingsnetwork.com. Kudos to Company President David Greenberger and his team for this great accomplishment!
Ansell Limited (ANN.AX) acquires Growthink client Sandel Medical
Growthink client Sandel Medical Industries was acquired by Ansell Limited (ANN.AX), a global leader in protection solutions. Ansell will continue the Sandel business under the Ansell Sandel Medical Solutions LLC name.
The Sandel product range covers six key product categories (sharps safety, ergonomic safety, medication handling & specimen handling, safety kits and safety products/correct site markers for patients) and will allow Ansell to offer hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers cost-effective solutions to improve safety of the environment of patients and staff and to comply with the ever increasing regulatory and legislative safety requirements for patients and staff.
Magnus Nicolin, CEO of Ansell Limited commented "The acquisition is an important step in Ansell's strategy to grow in both existing business segments, as well as to expand with integrated solutions in surgical safety." He concluded. "We are very excited about the Sandel opportunity and look forward to working with their experienced management team, staff, and valued customers."
Ansell is a world leader in providing superior health and safety protection solutions that enhance human well being. With operations in the North America, Latin America, EMEA and Asia, Ansell employs more than 10,000 people worldwide and holds leading positions in the industrial and medical gloves market, as well as in the sexual health and well being category worldwide. Ansell operates in four main business segments: Medical Solutions, Industrial Solutions, New Verticals, and Sexual Wellness. Information on Ansell and its products can be found at www.ansell.com.
Founded in 2002, Sandel Medical Industries was created around 2 key principles: to seek out unresolved safety issues in the operating room: and to develop and manufacture practical "Problem-Solving" products that address staff and patient safety. Information on Sandel and its solutions can be found at www.sandelmedical.com.
GT Securities Client Whitley Receives $8.9 Million in Financing
Keltic Financial Services announced the funding of an $8.925 million senior secured credit facility, consisting of a $7.5 million revolving line of credit, a $925,000 term loan and a $500,000 CAPEX loan, to Whitley Products, a client of GT Securities' (Growthink's wholly owned broker-dealer) affiliate network.
The company, headquartered in Warsaw, IN is a Tier Two supplier of fabricated tubular products serving the diesel engine, agricultural and off highway industries.
Growthink Client Smile Magic Receives Institutional Funding
Smile Magic - a Texas based, multi-location operator of children-focused dental clinics - today received its first round of institutional financin.
Learn more about Smile Magic here.