INCOPRO raises $21m from Highland Europe to scale its online brand & IP protection platform

·  INCOPRO growing 100%+ year-on-year

· Clients include Reckitt Benckiser, NBC Universal & Harley-Davidson

London, 18th May 2018 – INCOPRO, the pioneer in online brand and intellectual property protection, announces today that it has raised $21m from leading growth equity investor Highland Europe. Sam Brooks and Gajan Rajanathan from Highland Europe are joining the INCOPRO board.

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Susanne Pindao
Bitmovin scores $30M Series B for ‘next-gen’ online video software

 

Bitmovin scores $30M Series B for ‘next-gen’ online video software

Bitmovin, the online video software and infrastructure company founded by two of the creators of the MPEG-DASH video streaming standard, has raised $30 million in Series B funding. The round is led by Highland Europe, with participation from existing investors Atomico, Constantia New Business, Dawn Capital, and Y Combinator.

 

 

 

 

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Susanne Pindaobitmovin
eGym to Acquire Netpulse, Promote CEO John Ford

Software company eGym has entered into an agreement to purchase San Francisco-based partner Netpulse. As part of the deal, Netpulse CEO John Ford will become the new CEO of eGym North America and Netpulse chairman and co-founder Tom Proulx will join eGym's board of directors.

“This will be the combination of the largest supplier-independent digital fitness platform and the largest open mobile platform," Ford said in the release. "We want our customers to benefit from a completely integrated system without sacrificing their ability to buy different types of equipment. Gym operators don’t need to worry anymore about not being future-oriented or having to choose from many different, costly siloed solutions. Once the entire training floor is digitized, the options to add value are endless.”

 

 

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Susanne Pindao
Eight things we learned from the Highland Chief Finance Officer roundtable

Highland Europe invited Chief Finance Officers from its portfolio companies and some others along for a day of discussion and inspiration in October. The companies represented were Outfittery, WeTransfer, Brandwatch, NextThink, Starleaf, Condeco, NewVoiceMedia, Junique, SocialPoint, EGym, Featurespace, Maropost, AMCS, TripTease, DoveConviene, Wooga and Talentsoft. The CFOs heard presentations from Tony Zappala and Laurence Garrett, two of Highland Europe’s partners and from Fiona Talbot, SVP of finance and HR Administration at NewVoiceMedia and David Reynolds, CFO of Brandwatch.

 

 

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Susanne Pindao