Amplifier Venture Partners creates Tandem NSI — a National Security Commercialization Program

Amplifier Ventures and Arlington Economic Development, a Department of the Arlington County Government, announce the launch of Tandem NSI, a public/private partnership funded by a grant from the Commonwealth of Virginia by way of the Virginia Federal Action Trust Fund (FACT). The FACT Fund invests in initiatives that allow the Commonwealth to modernize and grow its economy in light of changes in federal budgets and priorities. Tandem NSI will foster a vibrant technology ecosystem that … [Read more...]

Jonathan Aberman Identified as One of Washington Business Journal Power 100

The Washington Business Journal published it's list of the DC region’s most powerful business leaders.  There were two guidelines: first, although D.C.’s political sphere is full of influential people, they only considered those in the local business community. And second, they omitted all elected officials and powerful appointees in local governments.  A link to the article is here. According to the Washington Business Journal: "Jonathan Aberman, who oversees the $8 million … [Read more...]

Zenoss Raises $25 Million in Funding

Zenoss Raises $25 Million in Funding Series C Round Led by Summit Partners  http://www.marketwatch.com/story/zenoss-raises-25-million-in-funding-2012-10-09    AUSTIN, TX, Oct 09, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Zenoss, Inc., a leading provider of unified IT operations software for physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT infrastructure, announced the closing of $25 million in Series C funding led by growth equity investor Summit Partners. Existing investors Grotech … [Read more...]

Washington Business Journal – Amplifier eyes $20M federal tech fund

From the Washington Business Journal :http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/print-edition/2012/09/28/amplifier- eyes-20m-federal-tech-fund.html Amplifier eyes $20M federal tech fund Premium content from Washington Business Journal by Bill Flook, Staff Reporter Date: Friday, September 28, 2012, 6:00am EDT Bill Flook Staff Reporter- Washington Business Journal Email | Twitter A Virginia venture capitalist and a serial government contracting entrepreneur are … [Read more...]

Cardstar Purchased by Constant Contact

Constant Contact Acquires CardStar, Inc.; Adds Mobile Loyalty Technology to its Suite of Online Marketing Tools to Help Small Businesses Grow WALTHAM, Mass. – January 19, 2012 – Constant Contact®, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTCT), the trusted marketing advisor to more than 450,000 small organizations worldwide, has acquired privately owned CardStar Inc., the leading loyalty platform that helps shoppers stay connected to their favorite merchants. With over two million users, Boston-based CardStar is a … [Read more...]