FTNI is an Omaha SaaS company that provides integrated receivables processing for a variety of companies and industries. When we first met them, we recognized that the firm had an unusually strong management team. This team has had success previously. We have provided accounting services, due diligence services for an acquisition and general board service to this company since inception. www.ftni.com
Originally named Lodo Software, D3 Technologies is a platform software that provides back-end services to large national banks. Initially, the company provided PFM software, but led by an excellent management team, the company shifted its strategy to be focused more on financial institutions who understand that digital products for their consumers are key to long term customer retention. We have provided facilities management, accounting and general board service to this company since inception. www.d3banking.com
Sojern was founded in Omaha in 2007 by Gordon Whitten and Bill Fisher. The company specializes in digital advertising in the hotel, airline, cruise, transportation and tourism industries. The company reaches more than 350 million in-market travelers per month and has generated more than $13B in direct bookings for its clients to date. Initial funding was provided by the founders, Tom and three other angel investors. Over $40M in additional funding has been provided by five of the most respected venture capital firms in the world. Sojern’s 400+ employees are now headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Berlin, Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, Istanbul, London, Mexico City, New York, Omaha, Paris, Singapore and Sydney. www.sojern.com
Loess Hills Harley-Davidson
Loess Hills Harley-Davidson is a Harley-Davidson dealership located in Glenwood, Iowa. We are an investor and provider of accounting services to this portfolio company.
Desert Wind Harley-Davidson
We are an investor and provider of accounting services to this Harley-Davidson dealership in Mesa, Arizona.
We are an investor and provide accounting services to this company that provides CCFL and LED lighting services to a variety of companies. The products are manufactured in China and Taiwan to custom specs provided by the firm’s strong management team. www.plazmo.com
Ryver is a team communication and messaging platform based in Scottsdale. It is an atypical investment for us because we did not introduce this firm to our broader investor list. Instead, we relied on a trusted investor and friend of the firm for the introduction and the due diligence. We have provided no services to this company. www.ryver.com
Armor is a cyber defense hosting firm based in the Dallas area. When we invested, the firm was known as Firehost. It was a start-up hosting company in an era where this wasn’t a new idea. However, they had a security focus and we liked what we heard. The company is used by FTNI and others in our portfolio of companies. We have not provided any services to the company. www.armor.com
Backjoy provides a variety of products that help strengthen and protect their customer’s back. We invested in this team due to their success at Crocs. We are just an investor and provided no services to this portfolio company. www.backjoy.com
PureChat is a web tool that allows your entire team to live-chat customers when they visit your website. We invested in this team because of an investor and friend of the firm who introduced them to us. We have provided no services to this company. www.purechat.com