There are approximately 28 million small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the United States, with small businesses being defined as having 500 or fewer employees and medium businesses as having between 500 and 1,500 employees. SMBs account for 54% of sales in the United States and provide 55% of the jobs in the U.S. labor … Continue reading B2B Financial Technology: How Financial Management and Payment Processing Companies Cracked the SMB Market
The education sector has seen an influx of companies whose aim is to completely revolutionize how students get access to content and ultimately retain that content, either by working closely with academic institutions to improve upon the existing infrastructure or by giving students direct access to content and technology which has heretofore not existed. We … Continue reading The ‘Moneyball Moment’ for Education: Schools Continue to Leverage Data and “Learnalytics” as Growth Equity Antes Up
Although the Internet of Things (IoT), also known as the Internet of Everything, is in its early stages, significant growth and development have already been achieved, with the potential for growth levels perhaps never before seen.
The education landscape has undergone significant changes in the past decade, mostly stemming from technological advances and the rapid rise of online learning programs. Education reform and the ever-rising increase in college tuition expenses have also contributed to an increased demand for online educational services. The online learning industry was a fledgling one a little under a … Continue reading What Investors Love About EdTech: How the Changing Education Landscape Has Spurred New Platform Technologies and Attracted Private Investment
Private debt capital can be a highly advantageous alternative financing option for growth stage companies. Private debt investors offer a variety of financing options across multiple stages of a company’s development from early stage to post-IPO. These investments can range from longer term senior secured loans to short term lines of credit, and are typically … Continue reading Private Debt for Growth Stage Companies
Healthcare is playing an increasingly central role in consumer spending as regulatory changes in reimbursement start to manifest themselves at both the government and provider levels. Tradeoffs between cost, quality, and accessibility have moved to the forefront of both political discussions and patients’ minds; as a result, incentives to find alternative solutions to brick and … Continue reading The Telehealth Revolution: How Technology Companies are Bridging Quality and Efficiency in Medicine