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Ascensus parent company issues $288.29 million worth of equity securities


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XDATA – January 21st 2016
AqGen Island Holdings disclosed selling $288.29 million worth of equity securities as part of financing round. The equity securities, which started to sell one month ago, were bought by eight investors. The offering, which is structured under exemption rule 506, has no fundraising cap and is on-going. This is not the first time the company files unregistered securities with the SEC according to a concurrent filing.
The company is the parent of Ascensus, as independent service provider of retirement and college savings plans. The entity is sponsored by Genstar Capital and Aquiline Capital Partners for the acquisition (announced in late September 2005) of Ascensus from J.C. Flowers & Co. Flowers had acquired Crump Group in late 2015 and sold the company in pieces starting with Crump.
Richard Rosenbaum leads the New York NY based company. AqGen Island Holdings was registered in 2015. AqGen Island Holdings elected to keep its revenues undisclosed.
The executive team includes Anthony Salewski.
The board of directors includes Geoffrey Miller, Robert Guillocheau and Vincenzo La Ruffa.
Offering recap
Status: First close
Company: AqGen Island Holdings
Industry: Other
Amount offered: N/A
Amount placed: $288.29 million
SEC filing: Source
First sale: 12-03-2015
Data as of: 01-20-2016

SmartPlate files for first close after raising 8%


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XDATA – January 7th 2016
SmartPlate‘s first close reached $250,000. The company’s $3.01 million non-brokered equity issue was 8% sold to thirteen investors. The first commitments were received on December 22nd. An additional $2.76 million in funding is to be raised until the offering draws to a close in December 2016. It appears to be the first time the company is filling a security offering under a registration exemption.
SmartPlate markets an intelligent plate that instantly analyzes everything a user eats. It is equipped with advanced object recognition and weight sensors which enable it to automatically identify, weigh and analyze the food intake. The device is paired with a mobile application that enables users to track their eating habits over time. The company is backed by University City Science Center and is a DreamIt Health alumnus.
The company, headquartered in Philadelphia PA, is led by Caonabo A Ortiz (CEO). SmartPlate elected to keep its revenues undisclosed.
The executive team includes Caonabo Anthony Ortiz.

SmartPlate is registered under the name Fitly.

Offering recap
Status: First close
Company: SmartPlate
Industry: Other Technology
Amount offered: $3.01 million
Amount placed: $250,000
SEC filing: Source
First sale: 12-22-2015
Data as of: 01-07-2016

$47.7 million raised so far by Atterocor via private placement


XDATA – January 4th 2016
Atterocor disclosed selling 67% of its $70.7 million brokered equity offering to twenty-one investors. The sale started on December 18th according to the document filed at the SEC. $23.01 million in additional funding can be raised before December 2016 based on the placement’s structure. The private placement’s expected net proceeds will amount to $70.2 million excluding $500,000 paid in brokerage fees by the company. Two previous unregistered financing rounds raised an estimated $17.13 million.
The company is focused on the accelerated development of a novel treatment for adrenal cancer, a rare endocrine cancer. Investors include Osage Partners, Frazier Healthcare and 5AM Ventures, The Regents of the University of Michigan through its “MINTS” program, and The Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund.
The company, headquartered in Ann Arbor MI, is led by Julia C Owens (President and CEO). Atterocor elected to keep its revenues undisclosed.
The board of directors includes Carol Gallagher, James Topper, Randall Whitcomb and William Harrington.

The company has raised an estimated total of $64.83 million via private unregistered security offerings.

Offering recap
Status: First close
Company: Atterocor
Industry: Pharmaceuticals
Amount offered: $70.7 million
Amount placed: $47.7 million
SEC filing: Source
First sale: 12-18-2015
Data as of: 01-04-2016

$38.51 million raised so far by Taulia via private placement


XDATA – December 30th 2015
Taulia disclosed selling 51% of its $75 million brokered equity offering to twenty-three investors. The sale started on December 15th according to the document filed at the SEC. $36.49 million in additional funding can be raised before December 2016 based on the placement’s structure. The private placement’s expected net proceeds will amount to $73.5 million excluding $1.5 million paid in brokerage fees by the company. A total of ten unregistered securities offerings closed by the company raised an estimated $78.36 million.
Taulia markets and develops cloud-based invoice, payment and discount management solutions for large buying organizations. The company is backed by Trinity Ventures, Matrix Partners, DAG Ventures, TELUS Ventures, QuestMark Partners, and SEB Private Equity.
The company is headquartered in San Francisco CA. Taulia elected to keep its revenues undisclosed.
The executive team includes Bertram Meyer, Cedric Bru, John Varughese and Markus Ament.
The board of directors includes Brian Matthews, Josh Hannah, Manu Gupta, Noel Fenton and Stuart Bagshaw.

The company has raised an estimated total of $116.87 million via private unregistered security offerings.
In addition, Taulia also disclosed issuing in the past an estimated $24,000 worth of securities in connection with an M&A transaction.

Offering recap
Status: First close
Company: Taulia
Industry: Other Technology
Amount offered: $75 million
Amount placed: $38.51 million
SEC filing: Source
First sale: 12-15-2015
Data as of: 12-30-2015

h2 wellness reports $3.1 million raised at first close


XDATA – October 22nd 2015
h2 wellness received two commitments for its $5 million financing round. Investors committed to buy 62% or $3.1 million worth of equity almost two weeks ago. $1.9 million in additional funding can be raised before October 2016 based on the placement’s structure. It appears to be the first time the company is filling a security offering under a registration exemption.
h2 wellness markets h2 connect Platform a modularized, scalable and secure digital health platform that connects behavioral science and individual data sets into a personalized health portal that drives individuals to their goals, while delivering on key business objectives. The platform also helps health and wellness brands provide their customers with attractive, innovative digital strategies in a cost-effective, timely manner, eliminating the risk of software development and ongoing maintenance.
The company, headquartered in Los Angeles CA, is led by Hooman Fakki (CEO). h2 wellness elected to keep its revenues undisclosed.
The executive team includes Houman Arasteh.
Offering recap
Status: First close
Company: h2 wellness
Industry: Other Health Care
Amount offered: $5 million
Amount placed: $3.1 million
SEC filing: Source
First sale: 10-09-2015
Data as of: 10-21-2015

XDATA releases in-depth company profiles


see the forestXDATA is pleased to announce the release of its company profiles on coveted early stage and emerging growth companies to complement its curated near real time financing reporting service.

The in-depth profiles feature unique items such as:

– SEC filing compliance scoring

– Dynamic and highly accurate list of comparable companies based on proprietary taxonomy

– Full analysis of amendments as well as “Paper” Form D filings

– All source linked and interconnected, enabling users to easily switch from full text transaction synopsis to company profiles and official filings.

– Other features include interactive charts, TIPC codes as well as NAICS codes

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XDATA now available on qbeats


XDATA_2014_LOGO_2__VECTOR XDATA is pleased to announce its premium source of curated VC financing and private placements is now available on qbeats on a Pay-2-Read and subscription basis. Qbeats’ platform delivers actionable news, analysis and research from expert sources in real time. Its Pay-2-Read technology enables users to create their own personalized news stream and pay only for the content that matters most to them.

In a week’s time XDATA published on qbeats 360 private placements covering $2.2bl offered, $1.8bl committed, and $100 million in additional commitments disclosed via amendments. Among the transactions that went vastly unnoticed this week by the press were:

Hamilton Insurance Group’s $250 million equity placement

– $28 million raised by Bitcoin exchange itBit

– NY-based Indian eCommerce platform Hopscotch issuing $10 million in equity

…to name only a few. XDATA was also first to disclose MongoDB’s $80 million financing round.

XDATA makes Reg D relevant. Focusing on operating companies, it surfaces only important private placements in a deal size and industry agnostic fashion. All transactions are fully auditable, researched and contextualized in near real-time.

Yesterday alone, XDATA reported Sambazon’s $15 million and The Activity Exchange’s $6 million financing rounds which at the time were not broadcasted by the media.

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Bion Pharmaceuticals reports $21.28 million raised at first close


Bion Pharmaceuticals received two commitments for its $30 million financing round. Investors committed to buy 71% or $21.28 million worth of equity a little over a week ago. Based on the offering’s structure, the company has until November 2015 to raise an extra $8.73 million. The company doesn’t appear to have previously sold securities under a registration exemption with the SEC.

The company is a provider to pharmaceutical and biotech companies of a comprehensive array of services ranging from securing regulatory permissions to distribution deals for Indian and European drug makers seeking to enter the US drug market. Financial backers include Signet Healthcare Partners and Pharmascience.

The company, headquartered in Princeton NJ, was registered this year. Revenues were not disclosed.
The executive team includes Gaurav Mehrotra, Lavesh Samtani and Venkatachalam Krishnan.
The board of directors includes David W Goodman and James Gale.

Offering recap
Status: First close
Company: Bion Pharmaceuticals
Industry: Pharmaceuticals
Amount offered: $30 million
Amount placed: $21.28 million
First sale: 11-03-2014
Data as of: 11-12-2014

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Vicarious reported the completion of a $12 million financing round


vicarious$12 million was raised by Vicarious following the successful placement and issuance of its unregistered equity securities. A total of twenty-two investors participated to the non-brokered placement which started on October 21st. Two previous unregistered financing rounds raised an estimated $55.03 million.

Vicarious develops the next generation of artificial intelligence technology by building a unified algorithmic architecture to achieve human-level intelligence in vision, language, and motor control. Backers include Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, Good Ventures, Peter Thiel, Vinod Khosla, Formation 8, Jerry Yang, Aaron Levie, Founders Fund, Ashton Kutcher, OS Fund, Initialized Capital, Sam Altman, Adam D’Angelo, Zarco Group, Marc Benioff, Janus Friis, Dustin Moskovitz, Khosla Ventures, Felicis Ventures, Joe Lonsdale, Open Field Capital, Data Collective, A Grade Investments.

D Scott Phoenix (CEO) leads the Menlo Park CA based company which was registered in 2012. Vicarious elected to keep its revenues undisclosed.
The executive team includes David Scott Phoenix and Dileep George.
The board of directors includes Dustin Moskovitz.

The company has raised an estimated total of $67.03 million via private unregistered security offerings.

Vicarious is registered under the name Vicarious FPC

Offering recap
Status: Completed
Company: Vicarious
Industry: Other
Amount offered: $12 million
Amount placed: $12 million
First sale: 10-21-2014
Data as of: 11-04-2014

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