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Aseptia Closes $28 Million Series C Financing

Raleigh, NC  – March 4, 2014 – Aseptia, a Raleigh, NC-based food processing technology company, announces the closing of a $28 million Series C Preferred Stock financing. Wright Foods is the wholly owned manufacturing subsidiary of Aseptia, Inc.  Aseptia/Wright Foods utilizes state-of-the-art technology developed at North Carolina State University.  This financing is to support the growth of Wright Foods’ […] [Read More]

SJF Ventures Invests in Validic

Durham, NC  – March 12, 2014 – SJF is pleased to announce its investment in Validic, a Durham, NC-based mobile health technology company and leader in providing access to standardized and actionable data across a growing spectrum of mobile health apps, wearables and in-home medical devices.  Validic’s platform offers customers the ability to effectively use mobile […] [Read More]

SJF Ventures Leads $8.25MM Financing for EnTouch Controls

Richardson, TX – November 5, 2013 – EnTouch Controls, a leading provider of cloud-based energy management systems for restaurant and retail chains, today announced it has raised a total of $8.25 million in Series B equity and debt financing. The financing was led by SJF Ventures and included new investor NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) and the […] [Read More]

eRecycling Group Secures $105 Million in Series C Funding

Silver Lake Kraftwerk Joins Current Investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, OpenAir Equity Partners, SJF Ventures, NGEN Partners, RRE Ventures, and TAP Advisors in new round of funding for the mobile device trade-in and reuse leader Irving, TX – October 28, 2013 – eRecycling Group Inc., the parent company of E-Recycling, LLC (eRC), the world’s leading […] [Read More]

SJF Ventures Makes New Investment in Easy Metrics

Seattle, WA – September 11, 2013 – Easy Metrics, Inc. has raised $3.3 million in Series A venture funding, led by SJF Ventures. New funds will be used for its continued expansion – to add key personnel, scale the company’s operating infrastructure, and enhance product development. Founded in 2009, Easy Metrics is a SaaS-based business intelligence […] [Read More]

SJF Ventures Invests in Think Through Learning Inc.

Pittsburgh, PA – September 5, 2013 – SJF Ventures announced today that it has invested in Think Through Learning Inc., the award-winning, SaaS math instructional system, in a $5.6 million Series B funding. The funds will be used to innovate and maximize next generation technology to optimize learning and achievement. “Think Through Learning and its flagship […] [Read More]

SJF Ventures Invests in Versify Solutions

Glen Mills, PA and Durham, NC – August 20, 2013 – SJF Ventures announced today it has invested in Versify Solutions, Inc., a SaaS-based energy asset optimization platform for the utility and power industry. SJF led Versify’s Series C growth capital financing and existing investors also participated in the round including Potomac Energy Fund. The financing […] [Read More]

SJF Makes New Investment in Vital Farms

SJF Ventures has invested in Vital Farms, Inc., a Texas-based, sustainable agriculture company. Vital Farms is the largest provider of pasture-raised eggs and poultry in the United States. The company’s rapidly increasing base of loyal consumers has led Vital Farms to be ranked first in the food and beverage category in Inc.’s recent list of […] [Read More]

SJF Announces Close of Third Fund at $90M, 3x Prior Fund Size

May 1, 2013 SJF Ventures conducted the final closing on its third fund with more than $90MM in capital commitments, tripling the size of the previous $28MM second fund.    The target for SJF Ventures III was $75MM and the fund was substantially oversubscribed at its final April closing.    “We are honored that so many investors […] [Read More]

Cody Nystrom promoted to Managing Director at SJF Ventures

March 15, 2013, Durham, NC   SJF Ventures, a growth equity fund with over $100 million under management and offices in Durham, New York and San Francisco, announced the promotion of Cody Nystrom to Managing Director.   She is responsible for leading new investments for the fund, particularly in the health & wellness and resource efficiency […] [Read More]