Access to capital is pivotal to the growth of emerging New Jersey innovation-focused companies. Garden State businesses continue to attract the capital they need to grow. Below is a summary roundup by month of the many of the companies that have received investments, as well as a roundup by month of many mergers and acquisitions. Click on each company’s name to learn more.

Important note: The monthly summaries below are not intended to be exhaustive lists of all of the investments/mergers and acquisitions within New Jersey. They are are compiled from outside sources available to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA), including Pitchbook, as well as other publicly-available websites.

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Investments

Organization

Website

Location

Sector

Description

Financing Size

Announced Date

Active Investors

Financing Deal Type

Extremity Medical

extremitymedical.com

Parsippany

Life Sciences

Designer and manufacturer of arthroplasty and fixation systems designed to ease treatment of distal extremities. The company's products include intraosseous fixation devices, charcot fixation systems, fusion devices, beaming systems, intra-osseous fixation devices, staple systems, medical hammertoe devices, compression screws, and ankle fusion systems, for hand, wrist, foot, and joint, enabling surgeons to improve patient outcomes.

$21,000,000

12/1/2023

N/A

Debt Refinancing

Agile Infusion Services

www.agileiv.com

Hackensack

Life Sciences

Provider of infusion and injection care services designed to provide a safe and comfortable experience for patients receiving specialty treatments. The company's platform offers a streamlined process for healthcare providers to refer patients, manage prior authorizations, and ensure timely access to medications, enabling patients to receive their prescribed care efficiently and without disruption to their ongoing care plans.

N/A

12/1/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

Acuitive Technologies

www.acuitivetech.com

Allendale

Life Sciences

Manufacturer of surgical medical devices intended to advance the art and science of orthopedic surgery. The company develops material technologies in combination with unique device designs that more effectively address the clinical problems facing current orthopedic devices, providing customers with safe and effective devices through material advancements, unique designs, and cost-conscious manufacturing.

$18,720,000

12/8/2023

Douglas Gabel, Stryker

Later Stage VC

EmergeGen

www.emergegen.ai

Rumson

Information & High Technology

Developer of data platform designed to help businesses harness the capabilities of artificial intelligence to create automated, data-driven solutions. The company's platform offers a range of data security, data integrity, and data monetization solutions, enabling businesses to gain a competitive edge and unlock valuable insights from their data.

$200,000

12/8/2023

N/A

Seed

RICOVR Healthcare

www.ricovr.com

Princeton

Life Sciences

Developer of a saliva-based biosensor testing device designed for rapid point-of-care testing. The company's platform uses a small drop of saliva to provide high-quality, cost-effective results in approximately five minutes and can quantitatively detect disease biomarkers even present in low quantity, enabling employers, healthcare systems, and law enforcement to access non-invasive testing devices.

$2,000,000

12/12/2023

Achari Ventures, Floret Ventures, HALLEY Venture Partners, New Jersey Economic Development Authority

Later Stage VC

Ventis Medical

www.ventismed.com

Princeton

Life Sciences

Developer of a medical device designed to expand access to ventilators by replacing manual devices. The company's device is efficient with settings automatically configured for common emergencies, and is reliable and lightweight, with battery power for transport, enabling medical professionals to deliver the common ventilatory modes with minimal training.

$1,010,000

12/13/2023

GHO Ventures

Seed

Arcanna.ai

www.arcanna.ai

Roseland

Information & High Technology

Developer of automation and big data analytics platform designed to offer customized answers for decision-making and business growth. The company offers a threat intelligence solution that is both scalable and leverages advanced analytics as well as manages AIOps adoption using big data and machine learning, enabling businesses to gather data from infrastructure, applications, and security tools and devices with automation capabilities.

$3,500,000

12/19/2023

Defined, Isometric Ventures, John Stewart, Lytical Ventures, Nipun Gupta, Orange Fab France, Osage Venture Partners, Red Shepherd Ventures, Shepherd Chartered Surveyors, Techcelerator

Seed

Neuroview Technology

www.neuroviewtech.com

Englewood

Life Sciences

Developer of minimally invasive implantable electroencephalogram monitors with the first indication to provide an objective biometric for epilepsy burden. The company's brain monitoring information is sent to the cloud via the patient's smartphone and in the cloud the data is stored, analyzed, and associated with other relevant demographic and medical features using artificial intelligence and machine learning methods knowledge is derived creating a stable knowledge base that improves management, lowers cost and provides objective, metrics for the medical domain, enabling patients to recover sooner from epilepsy.

$250,000

12/19/2023

N/A

Seed

Origami Surgical

www.origamisurgical.com

Madison

Life Sciences

Developer of a single-use canister intended to improve endoscopic robotic surgery outcomes. The company's product utilizes a patented suture delivery and retrieval design and can be inserted and withdrawn from the surgical field through a trocar cannula, enabling doctors to get increased surgical efficiency.

$1,390,000

12/19/2023

N/A

Later Stage VC

Texture

www.texture.energy

Short Hills

Information & High Technology

Developer of a data platform designed to bridge all your energy sources and uses. The company's platform provides the infrastructure to build, manage, and monetize ideas on the grid, with scale, velocity, and intelligence as per the need, enabling clients to build intelligent and responsive energy systems.

$7,230,000

12/19/2023

N/A

Seed

EventVestor

www.eventvestor.com

Princeton

Finance and Professional Services

Developer of cloud-based financial data and intelligence platform designed to provide efficient data collection, sophisticated data analysis, and flexible data provisioning. The company's comprehensive events data platform captures highly granular quantitative and qualitative data points as well as risk management, along with a unique enhancement to the earnings calendar, providing better context to the quarterly earnings announcements, enabling clients to build alpha-generating algorithmic models.

$750,000

12/20/2023

N/A

Angel

Impact XM

www.impact-xm.com

Dayton

Finance and Professional Services

Provider of experiential marketing services across business and consumer trade shows, user conferences, event activations and digital engagements. The company offers strategy, design, program management, fabrication, logistics and storage of displays for exhibits, events and environments and it also rents displays and various equipment used in displays, including audio/visual equipment, tables/chairs and food/beverage service, thereby helping clients achieve authentic engagement with their brand.

N/A

12/20/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

Mergers and Acquisitions

Organization

Website

Location

Sector

Description

Financing Size

Financing Date

Acquirers

Financing Note

Agile Infusion Services

www.agileiv.com

Hackensack

Life Sciences 

Provider of infusion and injection care services designed to provide a safe and comfortable experience for patients receiving specialty treatments. The company's platform offers a streamlined process for healthcare providers to refer patients, manage prior authorizations, and ensure timely access to medications, enabling patients to receive their prescribed care efficiently and without disruption to their ongoing care plans.

 N/A 

12/1/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

AtomicJar

www.atomicjar.com

Newark

Information & High Technology

Developer of integration testing platform designed to build tools that developers like, and change automated testing for the better. The company offers simpler methods for unit and domain testing with containers and anything running inside containers, against the many dependencies code that integrate within production, enabling developers with ease of tools across the software development cycle.

 N/A 

12/11/2023

Docker

Merger/Acquisition

Trend Intermodal Chassis Leasing

www.trendchassis.com

Kearny

Finance and Professional Services

Provider of alternative leasing services catering to the intermodal trucking industry. The company offers a range of equipped chassis and multi-loading capacity equipment on term lease, thereby enabling access to less restrictive and cost-effective leasing options.

 N/A 

12/12/2023

N/A

Buyout/LBO

CardCash

www.cardcash.com

Brick

Finance and Professional Services

Developer of online gift-card exchange platform designed to turn gift cards into discounts. The company's platform features the ability to buy, sell and trade unused gift cards using a secure online exchange that converts unused cards into cash, enabling retail outlets to realize additional profits from the utilization of the gift cards and individuals to have covert gift cards in the form of cash.

$2,000,000

12/13/2023

RDE

Merger/Acquisition

Impact XM

www.impact-xm.com

Dayton

Finance and Professional Services

Provider of experiential marketing services across business and consumer trade shows, user conferences, event activations and digital engagements. The company offers strategy, design, program management, fabrication, logistics and storage of displays for exhibits, events and environments and it also rents displays and various equipment used in displays, including audio/visual equipment, tables/chairs and food/beverage service, thereby helping clients achieve authentic engagement with their brand.

 N/A 

12/20/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

ForeFront (New Jersey)

www.forefrontcorp.com

Fair Haven

Information & High Technology

Provider of cloud-based information technology (IT) services intended to deliver business transformation and cloud technology to forward-thinking market leaders. The company offers its services in the fields of cloud strategy, custom app development, systems integration, agile delivery and change management, with expertise in B2B commerce, quote-to-cash, asset lifecycle management, and salesforce data governance, thereby enabling enterprise-wide digital transformation.

N/A

12/20/2023

Neoris

Buyout/LBO

Chemtech Consulting

www.chemtech.com

Mountainside

Clean Tech

Operator of environmental laboratory analytical testing.

N/A

12/22/2023

Alliance Technical Group

Buyout/LBO

ClorDiSys

www.clordisys.com

Branchburg

Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturing of decontamination and sterilization equipment for all types of facilities and applications.

N/A

12/28/2023

Allentown

Buyout/LBO

Investments

Organization

Website

Location

Sector

Description

Financing Size

Announced Date

Active Investors

Financing Deal Type

BlinkLab

www.blinklab.org

Princeton

Life Sciences

Developer of a smartphone application designed to diagnose neurodevelopmental delays in young children. The company's application utilizes advanced facial recognition and artificial intelligence techniques to train people to blink when they hear a tone by pairing a blink-inducing stimulus such as a flash of light with an unrelated stimulus like an audible tone, enabling doctors to diagnose and monitor neurological disorders such as schizophrenia, autism, attention deficit hyperactive disorder in a cost-effective manner.

N/A

11/1/2023

Jade Ventures, Princeton University Investment Company

Later Stage VC

Pente (Telecommunications Service Providers)

www.pentenetworks.com

Hackensack

Information & High Technology

Provider of enterprise LTE services intended to deliver end-to-end, wireless communications to enterprises. The company focuses on the Internet of things-related data, security, traffic handling, and machine control, and leverages the mobile core infrastructure to develop new business models, and scale operations, enabling clients to significantly reduce current network operating costs while adding security measures and enterprise mobility management functionalities.

N/A

11/1/2023

EASME - EU Executive Agency for SMEs, Fujitsu Ventures, Global Brain, INcapital Ventures, Magma Venture Partners, Wayra

Later Stage VC

Inttra

www.inttra.com

Parsippany

Advanced Transportation & Logistics

Developer of neural network and information platform designed for the ocean shipping industry. The company's cloud-based platform processes and manages shipments, streamlines and standardizes shipping processes worldwide, thereby reducing the cost and improving performance across the entire container shipping lifecycle.

N/A

11/1/2023

E2open

PE Growth/Expansion

Income Discovery

www.incomediscovery.com

NJ

Finance and Professional Services

Provider of retirement planning services intended to streamline retiree disbursals with a consistent, tax-optimized payment intended with a personalized tax-optimal paycheck in retirement. The company's intelligent engine offers options to determine a personalized optimal strategy for each retiree discovers the precise plan that aims to increase a retiree's paycheck by as much as 30% or increase a retiree's after-tax legacy by 5 times, enabling customers to get safe retirement income.

$1,170,000

11/3/2023

Bernard Rudnick, Bodhi Capital, Leo Wang, Misha Esipov

Angel

z.Pax

www.z-pax.com

Manalapan

Life Sciences

Developer of healthcare platform intended for powering Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) partners like the connect application.

$1,330,000

11/3/2023

N/A

Seed

Audience Town

www.audiencetown.com

Newark

Information & High Technology

Developer of a data and advertising technology platform designed for real estate and home marketers looking to drive qualified leads and business outcomes. The company's platform allows marketers to reach their customers at every stage of the home journey, from dreaming of a new home to moving day and beyond, helping marketers to place, manage, and track ad performance across all digital channels including streaming television, audio, video, mobile, and display.

$2,000,000

11/7/2023

Aperiam Ventures, Moderne Ventures, Wasatch Equity Partners

Later Stage VC

Nubis Communications

www.nubis-inc.com

New Providence

Information & High Technology

Developer of optical communications technology designed to hasten the transition to next-generation optics. The company innovates in photonics, electronics, packaging, and manufacturing to create optics that are compact, scalable and low-power than existing options, enabling developers to run powerful computing, AI and machine learning algorithms

$15,000,000

11/7/2023

Comerica Bank, Ericsson Ventures, GV, imec.xpand, LaunchCapital, Matrix Partners, Sehat Sutadja, TDK Ventures, Weili Dai

Early Stage VC

Volante Technologies

www.volantetech.com

Jersey City

Finance and Professional Services

Developer of cloud payments and financial messaging software intended to accelerate digital transformation and modernization. The company's platform offers financial message automation and end-to-end payment processing services, enabling clients to address the challenges in the financial message and data integration in order to simplify complex systems and processes in payments and capital markets.

$66,000,000

11/7/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

Princeton NuEnergy

www.pnecycle.com

Bordentown

Clean Tech

Provider of lithium-ion battery recycling services intended to perform diagnostics of second-life batteries. The company regenerates cathodes, anodes, electrolytes, solvents, and other lithium-ion battery materials with a novel and clean process, helping clients restore cathode and anode materials without completely breaking down the chemical compounds.

$24,000,000

11/9/2023

AI Basis, Cleantech Open Northeast, Greenland Technologies Holding, GS Futures, Honda Motor Company, IP Accelerator Fund, New Jersey Economic Development Authority, Shell Ventures, Traxys, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Wistron, Wistron Medical Technology, WorldQuant Ventures

Early Stage VC

Silk Security

www.silk.security

Bergenfield

Information & High Technology

Developer of security platform designed to manage and remediate security findings. The company's platform enables operations and security stakeholders to collaboratively align finding risk with fixing risk enhancing enterprise security posture and centralizing visibility and audibility for resolution status, enabling businesses to take a strategic, sustainable approach to resolve code, infrastructure, and application risk.

$12,500,000

11/10/2023

Cross River Digital Ventures, CrowdStrike Holdings, Hetz Ventures, Insight Partners, Michael Boodaei, Rakesh Loonkar, Shlomo Kramer

Seed

Hainesport Transportation Group

www.thehtg.com

Hainesport

Advanced Transportation & Logistics

Provider of waste logistics services intended for companies involved with solid waste streams. The company offers a wide range of cradle-to-grave disposal and recycling solutions for multiple waste streams through a transportation network coordinated with both truck and rail, enabling the waste management industry to reduce costs and improve efficiency.

N/A

11/13/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

HealthArc

www.healtharc.io

Hackensack

Life Sciences

Developer of a medical technology intended to help doctors and hospitals connect patients. The company provides an in-home care solution with technology devices that include measuring vitals, blood pressure, weighing scales and spirometers, enabling doctors and hospitals to create profitable chronic care management and remote patient monitoring programs.

$5,000,000

11/15/2023

ScOp Venture Capital

Seed

Transcend

www.transcendstreet.com

Piscataway

Information & High Technology

Developer of a capital market platform designed to solve the challenges of both current and future capital markets. The company's platform offers inventory intelligence, cash and liquidity intelligence, booking service, transfer pricing, and integration service, enabling global market participants to achieve quality performance results through technology that enhances liquidity, funding, and inventory decisions within a business line or across the enterprise.

N/A

11/15/2023

Citigroup, Nyca Partners

Later Stage VC

Ambit

www.ambitinc.com

Morristown

Life Sciences

Provider of tech and data-enabled healthcare services intended to focus on rare and specialty diseases. The company provides strategic services, patient identification, and analytics to biopharma companies developing life-altering therapies for patients with rare and specialty diseases, enabling patients to avoid long searches and take control of their medical journey.

$4,500,000

11/22/2023

N/A

Early Stage VC

Ecopreneur (Business/Productivity Software)

www.ecopreneurmedia.com

West Orange

Information & High Technology

Developer of a volunteer platform designed to help schools and students manage, track, and fulfill volunteer hours. The company offers an online database that students can use to find opportunities organized by municipalities and nonprofits in their local area and school administrators can track their students' volunteer hours, manage multiple groups such as NHS/JNHS (National Honor Society/Junior National Honor Society) and sports/extracurricular activities, and collect personalized student data to present to colleges, enabling youth to get volunteer opportunities and create a lasting sustainable, circular economy through brand and nonprofit collaborations.

$150,000

11/22/2023

N/A

Seed

The Big Point of Sale

www.thebigpos.com

Fairfield

Information & High Technology

Operator of a market integration platform intended for mortgage professional needs. The company's platform offers a conversational multi-path dynamic application questionnaire fully integrated with a tasks-based rules engine Instead of complex borrower-facing loan applications, enabling clients to dynamically create application workflow based on their own needs.

$3,230,000

11/28/2023

N/A

Seed

Conduiit

www.conduiit.app

Jersey City

Information & High Technology

Operator of a cloud-based fintech platform intended for boosting profitability in film and television productions. The company's platform offers a variety of services including streamlining the audit process, reducing file management time, reducing email clutter and data entry, training new employees, identifying errors in advance, and receiving real-time notifications, providing businesses with a comprehensive suite of tools to streamline financial processes.

$1,000,000

11/30/2023

Aperture Venture Capital, Collide Capital, Fiat Ventures, Hiro Mizushima

Seed

Mergers and Acquisitions

Organization

Website

Location

Sector

Description

Financing Size

Financing Date

Acquirers

Financing Note

Inttra

www.inttra.com

Parsippany

Advanced Transportation & Logistics

Developer of neural network and information platform designed for the ocean shipping industry. The company's cloud-based platform processes and manages shipments, streamlines and standardizes shipping processes worldwide, thereby reducing the cost and improving performance across the entire container shipping lifecycle.

 N/A 

11/1/2023

E2open

PE Growth/Expansion

Synchronoss (Messaging & NetworkX Business Units)

N/A

Bridgewater

Information & High Technology

Developer of communication software based in Bridgewater, New Jersey.

 N/A 

11/1/2023

Lumine Group

Merger/Acquisition

VYNE Therapeutics 

www.vynetherapeutics.com

Bridgewater

Life Sciences 

VYNE Therapeutics Inc is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing proprietary, innovative and differentiated therapies for the treatment of immuno-inflammatory conditions. Its most advanced product candidate is FMX114, which is being evaluated for the potential treatment of mild-to-moderate AD (atopic dermatitis). The company is also in the pre-clinical stages of developing products containing BET (Bromodomain and Extra-Terminal Domain) inhibitor compounds. Its products include AMZEEQ, ZILXI, and FCD105.

$88,200,000

11/1/2023

N/A

PIPE

Cambrex (Drug Product Business Unit)

N/A

Whippany

Advanced Manufacturing

Provider of product development, clinical and commercial manufacturing, and packaging services based in the United States.

N/A

11/2/2023

Noramco

Buyout/LBO

Safe Way Freezer

www.safewayfreezer.com

Vineland

Advanced Transportation & Logistics

Provider of logistics services based out of United States. The company offers warehouse management services, product handling, blast freezing, freight brokerage services and inspection services.

$37,000,000

11/2/2023

AmeriCold Logistics

Merger/Acquisition

Halo Pharmaceutical

www.halopharma.com

Whippany

Life Sciences 

Provider of contract-based pharmaceutical development and manufacturing services. The company offers fully integrated capabilities in a variety of dosage forms including tablets, capsules, powders, liquids, creams, sterile and nonsterile ointments and suppositories.

 N/A 

11/2/2023

Noramco

Buyout/LBO

Smartlinx Solutions

www.smartlinx.com

Iselin

Information & High Technology

Developer of an end-to-end workforce and human capital management software for skilled nursing, senior living and post-acute care providers. The company's comprehensive solution suite includes talent acquisition and onboarding, human resources, benefits and payroll, time and attendance, scheduling, compliance and business analytics, helping organizations to proactively manage their workforce, increase productivity and reduce costs by enhancing employee engagement, simplifying compliance and streamlining scheduling and attendance.

N/A

11/3/2023

N/A

Buyout/LBO

Tabula Rasa Healthcare

www.tabularasahealthcare.com

Moorestown

Life Sciences 

Tabula Rasa HealthCare Inc is engaged in providing patient-specific, data-driven technology and solutions that enable healthcare organizations to optimize medication regimens to improve patient outcomes, reduce hospitalizations, lower healthcare costs and manage risk. The cloud-based software solutions of the company help prescribers, pharmacists, and healthcare organizations in managing the medication-related needs of patients. The firm operates the business through two segments namely CareVention HealthCare and MedWise HealthCare.

$570,000,000

11/3/2023

Exact Care Pharmacy

Merger/Acquisition

Volante Technologies

www.volantetech.com

Jersey City

Finance and Professional Services

Developer of cloud payments and financial messaging software intended to accelerate digital transformation and modernization. The company's platform offers financial message automation and end-to-end payment processing services, enabling clients to address the challenges in the financial message and data integration in order to simplify complex systems and processes in payments and capital markets.

$66,000,000

11/7/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

IO Connect Services

www.ioconnectservices.com

Warren

Information & High Technology

Operator of an information technology consultancy platform intended to provide IT solutions for a connected world. The company offers a team of nearshore and onshore technology transformation experts who will provide clients with cloud migration, building, connecting applications, and deliver IT consultations on a short- or long-term basis from anywhere in the world, enabling organizations to achieve their goals.

N/A

11/8/2023

N/A

Buyout/LBO

Amneal Pharmaceuticals

www.amneal.com

Bridgewater

Life Sciences 

Amneal Pharmaceuticals Inc is a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer. The company's reportable segments are Generic Products, Specialty products, and AvKARE. The Generics segment develops, manufactures and commercializes complex oral solids, injectables, ophthalmics, liquids, topicals, softgels, inhalation products, and transdermals, and the Specialty segment is engaged in the development, promotion, sale and distribution of proprietary branded pharmaceutical products. The AvKARE segment provides pharmaceuticals, medical and surgical products, and services primarily to governmental agencies.

N/A

11/8/2023

N/A

PIPE

Intercept Pharmaceuticals

www.interceptpharma.com

Morristown

Life Sciences 

Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc is a biotech company focused on developing and commercializing novel therapeutics to treat progressive non-viral liver diseases. Obeticholic acid, or OCA, is an agonist of the farnesoid X receptor. OCA was approved as Ocaliva to treat primary biliary cirrhosis in 2016 and is being developed for a variety of chronic liver diseases, including nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH.

$794,000,000

11/8/2023

Alfasigma

Merger/Acquisition

Hainesport Transportation Group

www.thehtg.com

Hainesport

Advanced Transportation & Logistics

Provider of waste logistics services intended for companies involved with solid waste streams. The company offers a wide range of cradle-to-grave disposal and recycling solutions for multiple waste streams through a transportation network coordinated with both truck and rail, enabling the waste management industry to reduce costs and improve efficiency.

N/A

11/13/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

Engineered Energy Solutions

www.ees-inc.com

Warren

Advanced Manufacturing

Provider of control system integration services catering to the pharmaceutical, manufacturing, chemical and telecommunications industries. The company specializes in the efficient and reliable control of building systems and offers BACnet building controllers, The CBXi Series is a range of programmable BACnet controllers as well as building systems, thereby helping clients lower operational costs, provide increased reliability, and create substantial savings.

N/A

11/15/2023

Investment Consulting Services

Merger/Acquisition

Ternary Developments

www.ternarydev.com

Montvale

Information & High Technology

Developer of subscription membership management platform designed to offer end-to-end customer relationship management business applications to creators and communities. The company's platform integrates securely with the website, payment processor, and discord to create a seamless connection, enabling users to identify and manage the most loyal community members from a single screen.

 N/A 

11/21/2023

Asset Entities

Merger/Acquisition

Exato.ai

www.exato.ai

Princeton

Information & High Technology

Operator of a conversational AI platform intended to automate customer service experiences. The company uses AI-powered dialog management systems, generative AI capabilities, and integration with voice platforms and APIs thereby helping clients achieve customer and employee experience with specific business outcomes, fostering lasting success in today's competitive landscape.

 N/A 

11/26/2023


Braiin


Merger/Acquisition

Investments

Organization

Website

Location

Sector

Description

Financing Size

Announced Date

Active Investors

Financing Deal Type

Adirna Therapeutics

www.adirnatx.com

Westfield

Life Sciences

The company is currently operating in stealth mode.

N/A

10/1/2023

Westfield BioVentures

Early Stage VC

Afsartech

N/A

Rutherford

Life Sciences

Developer of a dental care platform intended to offer expandable dental sealer. The company is currently operating in stealth mode.

$270,000

10/1/2023

National Science Foundation

Grant

ESAS (Personal Products)

www.esasnyc.com

Whitehouse Station

Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturer of natural beauty products intended to provide a healthier and more sustainable alternative to traditional cosmetics. The company's platform uses a blend of organic ingredients that are free of toxins and harmful chemicals, sustainable packing materials, and carbon-neutral shipping, enabling customers to get natural beauty products that are environmentally friendly.

N/A

10/1/2023

Ad Astra Ventures, Crescent Ridge

Accelerator/Incubator

Smart Vent Products

www.smartvent.com

Mount Royal

Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturer of flood vents and provider of disaster assistance services intended to serve residential and commercial customers. The company's product includes insulated, dual-function smart vents, insulated garage door, custom multi-frame, fire damper and flood vent sealing kits, thereby helping its customers to be prepared and protect their building foundation by allowing bidirectional water flow that relieves hydrostatic pressure.

N/A

10/1/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

Visionet Systems

www.visionet.com

Cranbury

Information & High Technology

Provider of digital technology services catering to retail, banking and financial services, food and beverage, manufacturing and distribution, and life sciences industries. The company offers data modernization and management, digital consulting and commerce, transformation, omnichannel enablement, and business process outsourcing services, helping businesses optimize their systems, seamless integrations and interoperability, and enabling intelligent data and business process management.

N/A

10/1/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

Davinci Micro Fulfillment

davincimicrofulfillment.com

Bound Brook

Advanced Transportation & Logistics

Provider of e-commerce fulfillment and merchandising services intended to alleviate common pain points in the e-commerce ecosystem. The company's services provide an end-to-end key for a brand to ensure that appropriate products are offered for each dot-com channel, merchandised effectively, and drive increased inventory turns, low freight costs, and ship time to the consumer, enabling brands and retailers to market, sell, fulfill and ship their products by using technology in a physical location network.

$3,100,000

10/3/2023

Faropoint, Las Olas Venture Capital, Silicon Road, Venture 53

Seed

Money.Net

www.money.net

Morganville

Information & High Technology

Developer of a financial software designed to offer market insights via relevant news. The company provides real-time live-streaming financial market information, advanced charting and customizable professional investor tools, enabling investors and traders to get comprehensive financial services.

$850,000

10/3/2023

N/A

Later Stage VC

Balcony (Investment Banks)

www.balcony.technology

Hoboken

Finance and Professional Services

Developer of a blockchain technology platform designed for the real estate ecosystem. The company's platfrom leverages distributed ledger technology and offers the real estate ecosystem a blockchain-based solution, enabling clients with improved security, automation, transparency, integration, and interoperability

$1,260,000

10/4/2023

N/A

Seed

Neuralift.Ai

www.neuralift.ai

Livingston

Information & High Technology

Operator of a deep learning-based platform intended to gather customer data to improve conversion rates and lift marketing ROI. The company's platform helps in analysing ROI, enabling marketers to have a neural network to superpower performance of paid media, owned media, products, pricing and programs.

$1,000,000

10/6/2023

N/A

Seed

Starton Therapeutics

www.startontx.com

Paramus

Life Sciences

Starton Therapeutics Inc is a clinical-stage biotechnology company transforming standard-of-care therapies with proprietary continuous delivery technology, so people with cancer can receive continuous treatment to live better, and longer. Starton's proprietary continuous delivery technology can increase the efficacy of approved drugs, make them more tolerable, and expand their potential use.

$3,440,000

10/11/2023

N/A

Later Stage VC

1Huddle

www.1huddle.co

Newark

Information & High Technology

Developer of a game-based workforce training platform designed to onboard, upskill, and develop employees. The company's platform converts boring training material into competitive games that are proven to improve employee engagement and performance, enabling businesses to carry out sales and service training and education programs for their employees in a fun and interactive way.

N/A

10/12/2023

500 Global, Audible, Bigfoot Capital, EMERGING Fund, Humbition, New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology, Newark Venture Partners, NRD Capital, SVB Financial Group, Tribeca Venture Partners

Later Stage VC

BioAegis Therapeutics

www.bioaegistherapeutics.com

North Brunswick

Life Sciences

Operator of a clinical-stage drug development platform intended to facilitate the treatment of inflammation and infectious diseases. The company's platform specializes in the research and development of drugs to restore plasma gelsolin - innate immunity that provides an immunotherapeutic approach to fighting pathogens, enabling hospitals to begin treatment and result in a high likelihood of successful treatment.

$20,000,000

10/16/2023

Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, European Investment Fund, National Institute Of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Grant

Claris Bio

www.clarisbio.com

Jersey City

Life Sciences

Developer of a topical formulation technology designed to cure corneal wounds, ulcers, and scars of patients. The company's technology creates a recombinant hepatocyte growth factor that accelerates the healing process, enabling healthcare professionals to get access to noninvasive therapeutic treatment and patients to recover faster and stay fit.

$44,500,000

10/19/2023

Mass General Brigham Ventures, Novo Holdings, RA Capital Management

Later Stage VC

HealthEC

www.healthec.com

Edison

Life Sciences

Developer of a medical data management platform intended to aggregate clinical, claims, and community-based information. The company's services focus on integrating data from EHRs, laboratory systems, payers' claim submissions, HIEs, and data warehouses to improve patient outcomes, identifying provider-specific patterns, and guide patient care interventions, enabling clients to manage costs through its actionable insights that can improve outcomes across multiple dimensions.

$5,000,000

10/24/2023

HLM Venture Partners, Labcorp Ventures

Later Stage VC

Cranium

www.cranium.ai

Short Hills

Information & High Technology

Developer of an artificial intelligence (AI) security and trust platform designed to provide security and trust to the AI revolution. The company's platform offers minimal configurations, no-code analysis and rapid time-to-value and allows organizations to quickly gather and share information about the trustworthiness and compliance of their AI models with their third parties, clients, and regulators, enabling organizations to monitor their entire AI and ML infrastructure securely and automatically map and visualize their AI pipelines, serving the target market of organizations implementing AI in their business processes.

$25,000,000

10/26/2023

Gerhard Eschelbeck, Jay Leek, Joyce Brocaglia, KPMG, Ryan Permeh, Scott Alfeld, SYN Ventures, Telstra Ventures

Early Stage VC

Durin Technologies

www.durintechnologies.com

Mullica Hill

Life Sciences

Operator of a diagnostic tests development company intended to measure certain autoantibodies in serum associated with neurodegenerative diseases. The company's technology helps in the detection of Alzheimer's disease using blood and is also used for the detection of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, enabling surgeons to detect signs of a particular disease and securely diagnose a patient's illness.

$3,500,000

10/26/2023

Breakthrough Diagnostic LLC, Foundation Venture Capital Group, Michael J. Fox Foundation

Later Stage VC

Vuja De Sciences

www.vujade-life.com

Hoboken

Life Sciences

Developer of cancer metastasis treatment designed to prevent cancer progression and recurrence. The company develops products for osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer that largely affects adolescents and then extends to other cancers, enabling physicians to reduce deaths due to cancer recurrence.

$390,000

10/30/2023

N/A

Later Stage VC

VipHomeLink

www.viphomelink.com

Morristown

Information & High Technology

Developer of a digital home management application designed to simplify homeownership. The company's platform helps modern homeowners save time and money maintaining, organizing, and improving their homes and the application also provides a "gamified" digital dashboard that lets consumers build a profile of their home, enabling members to store valuable documents, track renovation projects, create a home inventory for insurance purposes, and receive home maintenance advice and notifications.

N/A

10/31/2023

New Jersey Economic Development Authority

Early Stage VC

Mergers and Acquisitions

Organization

Website

Location

Sector

 Description

Financing Size

Financing Date

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Financing Note

Smart Vent Productsre & Cable

www.smartvent.com

Mount Royal

Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturer of flood vents and provider of disaster assistance services intended to serve residential and commercial customers. The company's product includes insulated, dual-function smart vents, insulated garage door, custom multi-frame, fire damper and flood vent sealing kits, thereby helping its customers to be prepared and protect their building foundation by allowing bidirectional water flow that relieves hydrostatic pressure.

 N/A 

10/1/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

Visionet Systems

www.visionet.com

Cranbury

Information & High Technology

Provider of digital technology services catering to retail, banking and financial services, food and beverage, manufacturing and distribution, and life sciences industries. The company offers data modernization and management, digital consulting and commerce, transformation, omnichannel enablement, and business process outsourcing services, helping businesses optimize their systems, seamless integrations and interoperability, and enabling intelligent data and business process management.

 N/A 

10/1/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

JonRie InterTech

www.marinewinch.com

Manahawkin

Advanced Manufacturing

Designer and manufacturer of marine winch systems for the tug boat, dredging, and military industries. The company offers a wide range of products including ship assist and escort towing winches, marine capstans, barge systems, marine cranes, HPU and controls, and dredge systems to its clients.

 N/A 

10/2/2023

Markey (Machinery (B2B))

Merger/Acquisition

Burgiss

www.burgiss.com

Hoboken

Information & High Technology

Provider of portfolio management software and data analytics designed to streamline investments. The company's products feature portfolio monitoring and reporting, performance measurement and benchmarking, cash flow forecasting, document management, investor administration and exposure analysis, enabling asset managers, asset owners and financial intermediaries who invest in private capital to make data-driven decisions.

$697,000,000

10/2/2023

MSCI

Merger/Acquisition

Consolidated Chassis Management

www.ccmpool.com

Rockaway

Advanced Transportation & Logistics

Developer of chassis pool designed to provide fleet management services to the intermodal marketplace. The company enables ocean carriers, leasing companies, motor carriers and others to access international container chassis under one unified management, reduces the combined inventory levels, maintenance and repair economies of scale and reduces repositioning expense through pool member's synergies, thereby assisting fleet management businesses with full management of chassis maintenance and repair activities.

 N/A 

10/3/2023

N/A

Buyout/LBO

Gaum

www.gauminc.com

Robbinsville

Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturer of machinery components based out of United States. The company offers large machine parts, welding & fabrication, grinders and inspection machines.

N/A

10/17/2023

Universal Technical Resource Services

Merger/Acquisition

Palatin Technologies

www.palatin.com

Cranbury

Life Sciences 

Palatin Technologies Inc is a part of the healthcare sector. The company is engaged in developing targeted, receptor-specific peptide therapeutics for the treatment of diseases with unmet medical needs and commercial potential. Its programs are based on molecules that modulate the activity of the melanocortin and natriuretic peptide receptor systems. Its main product in clinical development is bremelanotide, which treats hypoactive sexual desire disorder, which is a type of female sexual dysfunction.

$2,120,000

10/24/2023

N/A

PIPE

Filtrex

www.filtrexnj.com

Wayne

Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturer of regenerative pre-coat media filters based out of New Jersey. The company offers automatic filter controllers, variable frequency drives and modulating valves.

N/A

10/26/2023

North American Filtration

Merger/Acquisition

Servion Global Solutions

www.servion.com

Princeton

Information & High Technology

Developer of customer interaction management (CIM) software designed to convert their customer touchpoints into long-lasting journeys and optimize the infrastructure costs of their customer interaction channels. The company's platform covers areas across various segments of the CIM industry including technology consulting, contact center intelligence and reports, outbound interaction management, workforce management, quality monitoring, and customer behavior analytics, enabling clients to efficiently interact with their customers via phone, internet, email, chat, and social media.

 N/A 

10/26/2023

N/A

Buyout/LBO

Windsor (Business/Productivity Software)

www.windsorglobal.com

Union

Information & High Technology

Developer of returns management platform designed to provide brand protection. The company's platform offers a full-service system to manage consumer electronics returns by providing end-to-end remerchandising services under one centralized source, enabling businesses to increase growth and profits while monetizing returns.

N/A

10/27/2023

Pinetree Capital (China)

Merger/Acquisition

Gramener

www.gramener.com

Princeton

Information & High Technology

Operator of a data analytics company intended for pharmaceuticals and life sciences, logistics and manufacturing, ESG and technology and consulting. The company transforms data into concise dashboards, based on cognitive research of visual and analytical components, enabling clients to access their platform to build data applications and develop foresight in critical business functions.

N/A

10/31/2023

Straive

Buyout/LBO

Investments

Organization

Website

Location

Sector

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Financing Size

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Attentive

www.attentive.com

Hoboken

Information & High Technology

Developer of a personalized mobile messaging platform designed to help brands and organizations interact with customers. The company's platform uses behavioral data and helps brands automatically send personalized mobile messages across the entire customer lifecycle from product recommendations and limited-time sales to payments and real-time customer service, enabling e-commerce and retail businesses to connect with mobile shoppers in a new way through messaging.

N/A

9/1/2023

Aliya Capital Partners, Atomico, Bain Capital Ventures, Base10 Partners, Capital Advantage Venture Fund, Coatue Management, D1 Capital Partners, Disney Accelerator, Eniac Ventures, EQUIAM, Ergo Partners, Felicis, Founders Circle Capital, Frontline Ventures, G Squared, Global Equities, Goanna Capital, Gutbrain Ventures, HarbourVest Partners, High Alpha, HubSpot Ventures, IVP, Jaws Ventures, MetaProp NYC, NextView Ventures, Sapphire Ventures, Sequoia Capital, SoftBank Investment Advisers, Sozo Ventures, SXM Global, TCV, Tiger Global Management, Tuhaye Venture Partners, VMG Partners, Wellington Management

Later Stage VC

Core Warehouse

www.core-warehouse.com

Fairfield

Information & High Technology

Developer of a warehouse management system intended to optimize the supply chain and warehouse management process. The company's system offers functionality, warehouse planning system, event handling logistics and web visibility, enabling customers to reduce costs, decrease the level of required on-hand inventory, and increase revenues.

N/A

9/1/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

Layup (Other Financial Services)

www.trylayup.com

Manasquan

Finance and Professional Services

Developer of a mobile bank platform designed to help fans save money. The company's platform besides offering savings accounts and debit cards, users get free tickets that are similar to parlays with real cash prizes and it's a convenient alternative to get a stake in a game without ever risking their hard-earned cash, enabling customers to play against other players and win cash awards.

$2,230,000

9/1/2023

Chicago Ventures, Continental Investment Partners, Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator

Seed

ProRank

www.prorank.ai

Princeton

Information & High Technology

Operator of a candidate sourcing platform intended to help businesses find and hire good talent efficiently. The company's platform offers a proprietary contextual search engine to find passive candidates across the web, and an unbiased ranking algorithm to identify qualified candidates, enabling businesses to source candidates effectively and efficiently and to build a stronger talent pipeline.

N/A

9/1/2023

Caduceus Capital Partners

Later Stage VC

Sensible Portions

www.sensibleportions.com

Wayne

Food & Beverage (Non-Retail)

Provider of all-natural and low-calorie gourmet snacks based in Wayne, New Jersey. The company offers all-natural and portion-control snacks using only high-quality ingredients and no artificial flavors or preservatives, enabling users to choose from a variety of snacking choices that include non-GMO, gluten-free, vegan and organic options.

N/A

9/1/2023

The Hain Celestial Group

PE Growth/Expansion

Coaction Specialty Insurance Group

www.coactionspecialty.com

Morristown

Finance and Professional Services

Operator of a property and casualty insurance company based in Morristown, New Jersey. The company specializes in property and casualty insurance to numerous specialty markets in the United States, underwriting business across five verticals such as casualty, property, professional lines, entertainment and binding authority, enabling clients to reduce risk and meet their insurance needs.

$200,000,000

9/7/2023

Barton Technology Ventures, Further Global Capital Management, TowerBrook Capital Partners

PE Growth/Expansion

MARS (Financial Software)

marsmarkets.com

Alpine

Information & High Technology

Developer of a stock market platform intended to help music fans invest in their favorite artists. The company's platform provides an alternative trading platform by issuing securities of music artists to a network of investors in the music industry in order to facilitate artist connections, enabling investors to easily invest in different artists via online applications.

$10,000

9/7/2023

N/A

Early Stage VC

Zena Therapeutics

www.zenatherapeutics.com

North Brunswick

Life Sciences

Operator of a drug discovery company designed to provide new medications for mental health and addiction by improving safety profiles.The company focuses on acute anxiolytic compounds that do not increase the risk of overdose if taken concomitantly with other central nervous system depressing substances such as opioids and alcohol, enabling the shift in the paradigm and raise the bar for pharmaceutical safety screening to include modes of common misuse

$500,000

9/7/2023

National Science Foundation Innovation Corps Program

Seed

Oishii

www.oishii.com

Jersey City

Information & High Technology

Developer of an indoor vertical farming technology intended to grow strawberries at a commercial scale. The company's technology includes growing local, sustainable pesticide-free produce year-round in any location in the world by directly addressing critical environmental pain points, enabling farmers to reduce water usage while cultivating and increasing crop yield.

$10,000,000

9/12/2023

Bloom8, D&Growth Capital, EBITDA Investments, Global Social Venture Competition, Joyance Partners, LAUNCH (UC Berkeley), McWin Capital Partners, Mirai Creation Capital, Miyako Capital, Mizuho Bank, Mobile Internet Capital, PKSHA Technology, Rivercrest Global, Sony Innovation Fund, SPARX Group Company

Later Stage VC

Sparta Biomedical

www.spartabiomedical.com

Madison

Life Sciences

Developer of a medical device intended to target partial knee resurfacing. The company specializes in the development of biomimetic implants that require minimally invasive treatment for chondral or osteochondral defects of the knee cartilage, empowering orthopedic surgeons with advancements that fundamentally restore movement for their patients.

N/A

9/12/2023

Duke Angel Network, Nanosha

Later Stage VC

Autism Diagnostic Technologies

www.autismdiagnostictechnology.com

Bedminster

Life Sciences

Developer of a brain mapping technology designed to transform the diagnosis of brain disorders and diseases. The company's technology provides accurate analysis of the brain using three-dimensional mesh mapping to determine significant locations that correlate with brain structure and disease, enabling doctors to diagnose autism in infants as young as six months old and compare normal brains to autistic, dyslexic and Alzheimer-affected brains.

$150,000

9/15/2023

Academic Technology Ventures

Later Stage VC

Private Practice Access

www.privatepracticeaccess.com

Englewood Cliffs

Life Sciences

Provider of healthcare services intended for improving patient access to independent private practice physicians and surgeons on a specialty specific basis. The company is currently operating in Stealth mode.

$480,000

9/18/2023

N/A

Angel

Pyxis (Financial Software)

www.pyxis.money

Princeton

Finance and Professional Services

Developer of payment platform intended to build the cross-border payment infrastructure. The company's proprietary multilateral network directly connects multiple countries' currencies with API integration to automate and track every payment, allowing users to exchange exotic currencies and improve payment experiences.

N/A

9/18/2023

Orbit Startups, SOSV

Seed

Ironlight Group

www.ironlight.io

Basking Ridge

Finance and Professional Services

Developer of a blockchain finance platform designed to provide decentralized financial services through tokenized securities. The company's platform specializes in tokenization which assists in greater transparency, security, privacy protection, settlement, liquidity, compliance, and record keeping and helps to lower risk and transaction fees, enabling public and private fund managers to create more efficient and more compliant product offerings and customized smart contracts.

$8,320,000

9/20/2023

N/A

Early Stage VC

OLI Technologies

www.olitechnologies.com

North Brunswick

Life Sciences

Manufacturer of wearable dialysis devices intended to treat kidney diseases. The company offers miniature, wearable dialysis devices, enabling patients to help end-stage kidney diseases see better outcomes at lower costs

N/A

9/20/2023

HAX, New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology, SOSV

Seed

POM Safe

pomsafe.com

Newark

Finance and Professional Services

Developer of a personal safety system intended to serve healthcare workers, college students, lone workers, and executive personnel. The company offers a personal safety device that can be attached to keychains and bags or carried in pockets, that once tapped connects the user to professionally trained emergency dispatchers, enabling individuals to contact emergency responders easily at the time of need.

$5,240,000

9/20/2023

ARC Angel Fund, Cayuga Venture Fund, Jerry Labowitz, Martin Babinec, Newark Venture Partners, SeedInvest, UpVentures

Later Stage VC

Astrodyne TDI

www.astrodynetdi.com

Hackettstown

Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturer of tailored power electronics catered to the medical, industrial, military, aerospace, consumer and semiconductor industries. The company's offerings encompass power sources and EMI (electromagnetic interference) filters that cater to various coolant types, loads, and uninterruptible power supplies, thereby delivering industry-leading growth and business performance.

$40,000,000

9/22/2023

Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, Tinicum

Debt - General

Material

www.materialx.co

Princeton

Advanced Manufacturing

Developer of a hybrid manufacturing technology designed to print high-performance energy storage systems. The company is currently operating in stealth mode.

N/A

9/25/2023

HAX, SOSV

Seed

PureLi

www.purelitech.com

Newark

Advanced Materials

Developer of lithium extraction technologies intended to secure a sustainable lithium supply. The company uses solar power to extract lithium from brine, water with high salt concentrations, where the majority of lithium on Earth is found, enabling the industry to reduce the amount of land and time needed for lithium production.

N/A

9/26/2023

HAX, SOSV

Seed

Doceree

www.doceree.com

Parsippany

Life Sciences

Operator of a health care professionals platform intended for programmatic messaging. The company's platform uses artificial intelligence, data segmentation, and analytics to identify the target HCP out of similar looking and similar sounding profiles, whether on a physician networking site, a medical journal, a telemedicine platform, or even social networking sites, providing the healthcare industry professionals with an extensive global network of digital endemic and point-of-care platforms to deliver at scale accurate and transparent messages.

$35,000,000

9/27/2023

Alkemi Growth Capital, Creaegis, Eight Roads, F-Prime Capital, Harsh Gupta Family Office, Kumar Gaurav, Rahul Gupta

Early Stage VC

Sion (Financial Software)

www.sioncentral.com

Oceanport

Information & High Technology

Developer of commission management software designed to bring efficiency and transparency to tracking travel commissions. The company's software offers a streamlined interface to track commissions by generating invoices, and payment statuses and dealing with commission split, enabling travel agents to eliminate the hassle of commission tracking and payment reconciliations.

$6,500,000

9/27/2023

Amadeus Capital Partners, Sabre Corporation, Smartflyer, TIA Ventures, Virtuoso Travel

Seed

AeroFarms

www.aerofarms.com

Newark

Advanced Manufacturing

Provider of indoor vertical farming services intended to grow farms in an indoor environment. The company's services include aeroponic growing systems for harvest cycles, results, food safety, and less environmental impact, enabling clients to grow plants without sun or soil in a fully-controlled indoor environment and farm responsibly.

$70,780,000

9/28/2023

Doha Venture Capital, Grosvenor Food & AgTech

Later Stage VC

CoreWeave

www.coreweave.com

Roseland

Information & High Technology

Developer of a cloud infrastructure platform intended to provide computing resources for blockchain and other projects. The company's platform offers a system that accelerates the team's workflows with a cloud-based production pipeline and provides access to compute resources that match the complexity of models, enabling clients to scale efficiently and adapt to rapidly evolving compute requirements.

N/A

9/29/2023

Base10 Partners, Daniel Gross, DCVC, Magnetar Capital, Nat Friedman, Nvidia

Later Stage VC

Mergers and Acquisitions

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Location

Sector

Description

Financing Size

Financing Date

Acquirers

Financing Note

Peoples Educational

www.masteryeducation.com

Saddle Brook

Information & High Technology

Peoples Educational Holdings Inc develops and sells proprietary print and digital education products which are predominantly state-specific and standards-based, focused on state-required tests. The company operates through Test Preparation, Assessment, and Instruction Product Group. Test Preparation and Assessment segment create and sell print and digital products targeted to grades 1-12 to help students prepare for state proficiency tests. Instruction segment includes two product lines Focused Instruction and remedial and multicultural-related materials. Geographically, the business activities are carried out through United States.

 N/A 

9/5/2023

Perfection Learning

Merger/Acquisition

Hunter Manufacturing Services

www.huntermfg.net

Fairfield

Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturer of parts for filling, packaging and tablet machines with technical expertise to expertly manufacture even for demanding tolerances and requirements. The company specializes in plus custom slats, change, fast turnarounds, exotic materials, small lots, difficult-to-manufacture items billed for shipped warehousing and inventory control on large run orders and serving the aerospace, medical, pharmaceutical, and commercial industries.

 N/A 

9/7/2023

Universal Technical Resource Services

Merger/Acquisition

Ferriero Engineering

www.ferrieroengineering.com

Chester

Finance and Professional Services

Provider of land development consulting services catering to the private and public sectors. The company specializes in building roadway design, professional planning, sanitary sewer design, grading plans, stormwater management, soil testing, site plan design thereby helping private homeowners, business clients and municipalities to develop cost-effective solutions to meet the long-term needs of land development ordinances and site plans.

 N/A 

9/8/2023

Boswell Engineering

Merger/Acquisition

Cellectar Biosciences

www.cellectar.com

Florham Park

Life Sciences 

Cellectar Biosciences Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. It is focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of drugs for the treatment of cancer. The company's core objective is to leverage proprietary phospholipid drug conjugate (PDC) delivery platform to develop PDCs that are designed to specifically target cancer cells and deliver improved efficacy and better safety as a result of fewer off-target effects. Its lead PDC therapeutic, iopofosine is a small-molecule PDC designed to provide targeted delivery of iodine-131 directly to cancer cells, while limiting exposure to healthy cells.

$103,000,000

9/8/2023

N/A

PIPE

The Intelligence Group

www.tigenvironmental.com

Bedminster

Finance and Professional Services

Operator of a business investigations and intelligence firm serving corporations, government organizations and their counsel. The company offers a wide range of services, including site assessment, sampling and analysis, risk assessment, remediation planning, and implementation to sustainably reduce risk and protect the environment.

 N/A 

9/14/2023

Verdantas

Buyout/LBO

Thrive Alliance Group

www.thrivealliancegroup.com

Parsippany

Life Sciences 

Provider of mental wellness support services intended for students and school staff. The company offers autism support, emotional support, transition programs, speech and language therapy and counseling, enabling people to get an individualized program to meet their behavioral needs.

N/A

9/18/2023

New Story Group

Buyout/LBO

Acasti Pharma

www.acasti.com

Princeton

Life Sciences 

Acasti Pharma Inc is a late-stage specialty pharma company with drug delivery technologies and drug candidates addressing rare and orphan diseases. Its novel drug delivery technologies have the potential to improve the performance of marketed drugs by achieving faster onset of action, enhanced efficacy, reduced side effects, and more convenient drug delivery all of which could help to increase treatment compliance and improve patient outcomes.

$7,500,000

9/25/2023

N/A

PIPE

Haztek

www.haztekinc.com

Medford

Finance and Professional Services

Operator of an environmental health and safety consulting firm intended to eliminate accidents and create a culture of safety. The company offers services including accident and incident investigations, accident prevention plans, activity hazard analysis, contractor safety management, equipment inspections, and many other safety programs, enabling clients from different sectors to avail the required services for their firm.

N/A

9/26/2023

Code Red Safety

Buyout/LBO

Slayback Pharma

www.slayback-pharma.com

Princeton

Life Sciences 

Manufacturer of pharmaceutical products focused on complex injectables and other non-solid oral products. The company engages in the research and development of complex, generics, and specialty pharmaceutical drugs and offers smart product selection and execution, enabling clients to develop drugs using rapid development capabilities and delivery technologies.

N/A

9/27/2023

Azurity Pharmaceuticals

Buyout/LBO

Soltage

www.soltage.com

Jersey City

Clean Energy 

Developer and operator of distributed utility-scale solar assets for commercial, industrial and municipal customers across the United States. The company specializes as a renewable power producer that develops, finances and operates distributed utility-scale solar and solar-plus-storage project portfolios, thus enabling its clients with clean energy asset needs.

N/A

9/29/2023

N/A

Buyout/LBO

Hybrid Healthcare Communications

www.hybridhealth.com

Eatontown

Finance and Professional Services

Operator of a medical science communications agency intended to bring medical content to life with customized, interactive engagement solutions. The company specializes in offering a wide range of services such as convention engagement, virtual events, video production, interactive engagement platforms, animations, and gamification.

N/A

9/29/2023

Health & Wellness Partners (New Jersey)

Buyout/LBO

Adlai Nortye

www.adlainortye.com

North Brunswick Township

Life Sciences 

Adlai Nortye Ltd is a global clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of innovative cancer therapies for patients across the spectrum of tumor types. The company has robust pipeline of drug candidates it includes buparlisib (AN2025), palupiprant (AN0025), and AN4005, as well as four preclinical candidates.

$72,000,000

9/29/2023

N/A

IPO

Quten

www.qunol.com

Pine Brook

Life Sciences 

Manufacturer and seller of health supplements intended to provide proper nutrition to users. The company's products include CoQ10 and turmeric health supplements.

$1,000,000

9/29/2023

Sanofi

Merger/Acquisition

Investments

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ArrePath

www.arrepath.com

Princeton

Life Sciences

Operator of a drug discovery platform designed to develop antimicrobial resistance therapies. The company's platform helps to create new medicines that modulate several targets in the disease pathway, which potentially improves efficacy and minimizes risk in the discovery and development process, enabling healthcare professionals to treat chronic ailments and reduce recovery time.

N/A

8/1/2023

Arimed Advisors, Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund, Innospark Ventures, Insight Partners, Nor'easter Ventures, PTX Capital, Viva BioInnovator, Westfield BioVentures

Early Stage VC

Banneton Bakery

www.bannetonbakery.com

Swedesboro

Food & Beverage (Non-Retail)

Producer of bakery products based in Swedesboro, New Jersey. The company specializes in pre-proofed and pre-egg-washed croissants and sandwiches made with whole grain ingredients available in a wide range of flavors, thereby enabling customers to avail of their favorite foods.

N/A

8/1/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

Dandelion

www.dandelion.science

Hoboken

Life Sciences

Developed of neurological therapy designed to offer an alternate way to neuropsychiatric and neurological treatments. The company's therapy offers programmable therapeutics that target the data pathways and have the potential to reimagine brain treatment, enabling medical professionals to effectively treat brain disorders.

N/A

8/1/2023

Monday Capital, National Institutes of Health, Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs

Early Stage VC

GiftCrowd

www.giftcrowd.com

Tenafly

Information & High Technology

Developer of an online platform intended to make the process of gifting others intuitive and painless. The company's platform helps to collect contributions from friends, neighbors, or co-workers and also offers school parent associations a unique solution to collect gifts for the whole school staff such as for the holidays and the end of the school year, enabling users to acquire a hassle-free and straightforward process of group gifting.

$450,000

8/1/2023

Astralabs, Casabona Ventures, Newchip, Real Life Innovations

Seed

MAX Surgical Specialty Management

www.max-ssm.com

Hackensack

Life Sciences

Operator of a surgeon-led, full-scope oral and maxillofacial surgical specialty platform located in Hackensack, New Jersey. The company is a management services organization that partners with premier oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMS) practices to drive and support clinical experience to support strategic practice growth as well as scalable, effective, and efficient daily operations required to meet the needs of OMS practices.

N/A

8/1/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

Offchain Labs

www.offchainlabs.com

Princeton

Information & High Technology

Developer of a decentralized platform designed to help create scalable and private smart contracts. The company's platform offers smart contract development that can scale more transactions and is of the public blockchain to increase privacy, enabling developers and users to get the privacy and low cost of an off-chain approach with the simplicity and security of an on-chain method.

N/A

8/1/2023

6529 Capital, Alliance DAO, Blockchain Ventures (CVC), Blocknation Capital, Brightway Future Capital, Coinbase Ventures, Collab+Currency, Compound (New York), Defialliance, DeFiance Capital, Divergence Ventures, eGirl Capital, Fenbushi Capital, Fisher 8 Capital, IOSG Ventures, Jake Seid, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mark Cuban, Mechanism Capital, MetaCartel Ventures, Moonwhale, OKX Ventures, P2P, Pantera Capital, ParaFi Capital, Polychain Capital, Puzzle Ventures, Raphael Ouzan, Redpoint Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Samsung NEXT Ventures, SNZ Holding, Spartan Group, Standard Crypto, Stonebridge Ventures, Zeuth ventures

Later Stage VC

Tribetic

www.tribetic.com

Bernardsville

Life Sciences

Developer of health tech application intended to help reverse diabetes and optimize metabolic health. The company's app integrates live coaching, data-driven insights, and AI automation supported by medical and metabolic experts, helping users develop their daily sleep, exercise, and nutritional plans.

N/A

8/1/2023

StartUp Health

Accelerator/Incubator

Trinity Solar

trinity-solar.com

Wall

Clean Energy

Designer and integrator of solar electric systems designed to lower the cost of living. The company's services include site evaluation, financial modeling, designing, installing, commissioning, project financing, system monitoring and system maintenance which provides economic benefits of producing own electricity through solar power, helping the environment and contributing towards a better future, enabling the home-owners save money every month on their electricity bill as they are generating their own power.

N/A

8/1/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

NettyWorth

www.nettyworth.io

Rutherford

Finance and Professional Services

Developer of a Web3 fintech platform designed to help users manage and borrow against their digital assets. The company's platform offers a suite of tools for managing, tracking and borrowing against digital assets in order to grow their wealth and achieve their financial goals, enabling customers to gain insights into their digital asset portfolios, make informed financial decisions and access liquidity when needed.

$340,000

8/3/2023

N/A

Equity Crowdfunding

Transcend (Princeton)

www.transcendinfra.com

Princeton

Information & High Technology

Developer of a SaaS platform designed to accelerate the design and construction of innovative and sustainable critical infrastructure. The company's online generative design platform helps capital planners, project developers, and engineering professionals to rapidly generate preliminary engineering designs for critical infrastructure, including the water and wastewater treatment and power sectors, helping asset owners, technology suppliers, and engineering firms to assess and design critical infrastructure.

$20,000,000

8/3/2023

Arosa Capital Management, Aspen Capital Group, Autodesk, Black & Veatch IgniteX, Chartline Capital Partners, CITIC Capital, Elemental Excelerator, Eurazeo, HG Ventures, International Finance Corporation, Invesco, PureTerra Ventures, Riverstone Holdings, Vespucci Partners Capital, XPV Water Partners

Later Stage VC

Monocle (Business/Productivity Software)

www.monocleapp.co

Hoboken

Information & High Technology

Developer of predictive analytics platform designed to help businesses make decisions based on data. The company's software offers features such as Reliable Demand Forecasting, Intelligent Order Associations, Faster, Smarter Product Insights, and automated material tracking, enabling e-commerce businesses to optimize their inventory levels, reduce costs, and increase sales.

$120,000

8/4/2023

Techstars

Accelerator/Incubator

Moove (Application Software)

www.moovetogether.com

Atlantic Highlands

Information & High Technology

Developer of a team-based fitness and merchandise platform designed to offer collective fitness challenges and other sports activities. The company's platform offers fantasy sports leagues, fitness merchandise, and other teamwork fitness activities, enabling users to hit their fitness goals and satisfy their inner athletes.

$350,000

8/7/2023

N/A

Angel

Pocstock

www.pocstock.com

Newark

Film and Digital Media

Developer of a media platform intended to promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging through positive images, content, and stories partner. The company partners with major companies to develop strategies, curated stock and custom images, and diversity programming that unapologetically represents black, Asian, Hispanic, and native people, helping business teams to create authentic content, and meaningful conversations.

$500,000

8/7/2023

Jonathan Cherins

Seed

Grid Discovery

www.griddiscovery.com

Hoboken

Information & High Technology

Developer of a microgrid planning software designed to make project planning accessible, easy, and efficient. The company's software helps to perform a preliminary site assessment and sample feasibility analysis without leaving the room, enabling municipalities, property developers, engineering firms, and electrical utilities to easily and efficiently plan city projects.

$20,000

8/8/2023

Techstars

Accelerator/Incubator

Nevakar Injectables

www.nevakarinjectables.com

Bridgewater

Life Sciences

Operator of a pharmaceutical company intended to focus on developing products in injectable and ophthalmic space. The company aims to develop enhanced products and help address unmet clinical and commercial needs, enabling clients to get clinically meaningful outcomes.

$4,600,000

8/8/2023

Oxford Finance, Werth Ventures

Later Stage VC

Piñata

www.pinata.ai

Newark

Information & High Technology

Developer of a property management platform designed to manage rent payments with ease. The company's platform offers reward points to the renters for paying the rent on time, giving tenants a way to save money, earn rewards, and be motivated to pay timely rent, enabling landlords to collect rent online, manage maintenance requests, track expenses, and retain their tenants.

$2,380,000

8/11/2023

BDev Ventures, Dubilier & Company, GOS Capital, Moderne Ventures, Ron Moelis, Wilshire Lane Capital

Early Stage VC

Thea Energy

thea.energy

Princeton

Clean Energy

Developer of fusion energy system intended to create a limitless source of zero-emission energy for a sustainable future. The company system is leveraging recent breakthroughs in stellarator physics and engineering, enabling customers to build modular, utility-scale fusion power.

$20,000,000

8/14/2023

11.2 Capital, ImpactAssets, Mercator Partners, Prelude Ventures, Strong Atomics

Early Stage VC

Dome

www.domeaudioinc.com

Hackettstown

Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturer of dual-fidelity headphones intended to revolutionize audio, fashion, and branding in one unmistakable design. The company's headphones use surround sound and bone conduction technology that helps in both open and closed-ear listening, enabling users to hear music in fidelity while simultaneously hearing important ambient sounds in the environment.

$220,000

8/18/2023

N/A

Equity Crowdfunding

Macrotope

macrotope.com

Princeton

Life Sciences

Developer of therapeutic antibodies and vaccines in Princeton, New Jersey.

$300,000

8/18/2023

N/A

Debt - General

SyenApp

www.syenapp.com

Plainsboro

Information & High Technology

Operator of a privacy-focused shopping tech platform intended to facilitate consumer-controlled eCommerce. The company's platform ensures online Shopping activities are shielded from trackers and cookies but also maintains the personalized touch you'd expect from a shopping app, lets users search and shop across any content like emails, newsletters, products, brands, and discover deals that are important and relevant to shopping style and preferences, and get rewards, earn cash back, gift cards to follow, and shop the brands they like, enabling customers to take control of their shopping experience.

$2,000,000

8/21/2023

Frank Sica

Seed

Xenon Ophthalmics

www.xophthalmics.com

Belleville

Life Sciences

Developer of a mobile-first virtual reality ophthalmological screening device designed to streamline eye care diagnostics and reshape its process. The company's device uses a virtual reality platform integrated with an artificial intelligence-driven algorithm that archives exam data in the cloud and uses patented advancements in eye-tracking software, enabling doctors to conduct eye exams with the practitioner remotely, increasing access to vital vision care for patients worldwide.

$2,370,000

8/22/2023

ArrayTek Solutions

Later Stage VC

ZT Systems

www.ztsystems.com

Secaucus

Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturer and distributor of computer hardware products intended to offer servers, desktop computers and notebook PCs. The company's systems are assembled and supported in the US and its engineer's hyper-scale compute and storage solutions that are tailored to the unique workloads and business needs of global datacenter customers.

$8,500,000

8/22/2023

N/A

Debt - General

Halfday

www.drinkhalfday.com

Laurel Springs

Food & Beverage (Non-Retail)

Producer of classic iced tea beverages intended to serve users with bold tonic benefits for gut health. The company specializes in offering flavored iced tea tonics with a refreshing taste and offers a low-sugar, prebiotic fiber-rich canned tea line cutting out the excess sugar and remaining just as sweet, enabling customers to incorporate a better digestive health routine into their daily lifestyles.

$7,290,000

8/24/2023

Douglas Bouton, Electric Feel Ventures, Intuition Capital, Raptor Group, Rowan University, Talent Resources Ventures, ZoiBel

Later Stage VC

JOGO Health

www.jogohealth.com

Bridgewater

Life Sciences

Developer of digital therapeutics products intended to treat pain and neuromuscular conditions. The company's offering is composed of wearable wireless sensors that provide treatment protocols and games that can be adapted for muscle relaxation, movement coordination, and neuromuscular reeducation, all leveraging neuroplasticity, enabling healthcare providers to improve patient adherence to rehabilitation resulting in better health outcomes.

$3,300,000

8/25/2023

Mayo Clinic Ventures

Later Stage VC

KidCaboo

www.kidcaboo.com

Maplewood

Advanced Transportation & Logistics

Developer of a ridesharing platform designed to coordinate trips for children. The company's platform helps to schedule rides with a screened and safety-checked driver, along with a one-off fare estimate for the trip and live GPS tracker, enabling parents to get mental relief and a sense of order and peace.

N/A

8/25/2023

N/A

Equity Crowdfunding

Sauvie

www.sauvieinc.com

Short Hills

Life Sciences

Operator of a biopharmaceutical company intended to develop and deliver critical cancer therapies. The company offers scientific and commercialization in the field of immuno-oncology, enabling patients to get access to cancer therapies.

$780,000

8/25/2023

Robin Hood Ventures

Early Stage VC

Therify

www.therify.co

Jersey City

Life Sciences

Developer of mental healthcare software designed for the well-being of the workforce. The company's software leverages AI technology to match employees with inclusive, evidence-based mental healthcare, including personalized therapist matching, live community sessions, and digital content, enabling employees to develop skills to experience happiness, productivity, and emotional well-being.

$2,010,000

8/30/2023

Ellen Pao, Flexport, If Then Ventures, J Zac Stein, Jack Altman, Jumpstart Nova, K5 Global, Looking Glass Capital, Open Opportunity Fund, Reverb Capital, SoftBank Group, True Capital Management, Y Combinator

Seed

Mergers and Acquisitions

Organization

Website

 Location

Sector

Description

Financing Size

Financing Date

Acquirers

Financing Note

Aquatrols


www.aquatrols.com

Paulsboro

Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturer of chemicals intended for use in the agricultural, turfgrass and horticultural markets. The company's surfactant coating moves water and nutrients into the soil uniformly for better downward penetration and lateral distribution in the root zone as well as ensures plant survival in harsh retail conditions, enabling farmers, golf course developers and greenhouse growers to manage the distribution of water, fertilizers and chemicals and maximize production effectively.

 N/A 

8/1/2023

N/A

Merger/Acquisition

John C. Ernst

www.johnernst.com

Sparta

Advanced Manufacturing 

Manufacturer and distributor of engineered measurement products and process observation equipment intended for liquid and steam applications. The company offers a wide range of fluid flow and level instrumentation products including sight flow indicators, sight windows, liquid level gauges and flow meter products, thereby enabling access to products for demanding applications across various end markets.

 N/A 

8/1/2023

Clark-Reliance

Buyout/LBO

electroCore

www.electrocore.com

Rockaway

Life Sciences 

electroCore Inc is a commercial stage bioelectronic medicine company with a platform for non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation therapy initially focused on neurology. The company's product gammaCore is Food and Drug Administration cleared in the United States for adjunctive use for the preventive treatment of cluster headache in adult patients, the acute treatment of pain associated with episodic cluster headache in adult patients, the acute treatment of pain associated with migraine headache in adult patients and the prevention of migraine in adult patients. The gammaCore is CE-marked in the European Union for the acute and/or prophylactic treatment of primary headache, Bronchoconstriction and Medication Overuse Headache in adults.

$8,150,000

8/2/2023

N/A

PIPE

Strategic Technology Consulting

www.stechnologyconsulting.com

Toms River

Information & High Technology

Provider of digital engineering and consulting services intended for defense, aerospace and all commercial industry. The company offers model-based systems engineering (MBSE) and digital twins services including DevSecOps, mechanical, reliability, product lifecycle management and others, thereby improving efficiency and effectiveness in the operations and products of clients.

 N/A 

8/4/2023

Arcfield

Buyout/LBO

Wireless Telecom Group

www.wirelesstelecomgroup.com

Parsippany

Information & High Technology

Wireless Telecom Group Inc is a designer and manufacturer of advanced radio frequency (RF) and microwave components, modules, systems, and instruments. Serving aerospace and defense companies, military and government agencies, satellite communication companies, semiconductor manufacturers, and other technology companies. The company's products include RF power meters, sensors and analyzers, RF synthesizers, noise generators and components and phased noise analyzers. The company's services include calibration, repair and maintenance.

 N/A 

8/4/2023

Maury Microwave

Buyout/LBO

Urogen Pharma

www.urogen.com

Princeton

Life Sciences 

UroGen Pharma Ltd is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative solutions that treat urothelial and specialty cancers. The company has an innovative and broad pipeline of product candidates that can overcome the deficiencies of current treatment options for a variety of urological conditions with a focus on uro-oncology. Its lead product candidates, UGN-101 and UGN-102, are proprietary formulations of the chemotherapy drug Mitomycin C, or MMC, a generic drug, which is used off-label for urothelial cancer treatment only in a water-based formulation as an adjuvant, or supplemental post-surgery, therapy.

$120,000,000

8/10/2023

N/A

PIPE

Newark Energy Centers

www.newarkenergycenter.com

Newark

Clean Energy 

A 705-megawatt gas-fired power plant in Newark, New Jersey. The facility utilizes two general electric (GE) 7FA.05 combustion turbines, two heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs), and one GE D11 steam turbine and it contains a 6,600 Btu/kWh heat rate.

N/A

8/15/2023

Hartree Partners

Buyout/LBO

QDx Pathology Services

www.qdxpath.com

Edison

Life Sciences 

Provider of pathological services dedicated to providing diagnostic excellence. The company operates a CLIA-certified national, independent clinical and anatomical pathology laboratory, utilizing advanced instrumentation and medical technologies, thereby enabling patients to experience fast, accurate and personalized laboratory assistance.

$60,000,000

8/17/2023

LabGenomics

Merger/Acquisition

Chenoa Information Services

www.chenoainc.com

Berkeley Heights

Information & High Technology

Provider of digital engineering and information services intended to assist companies in software development. The company specializes in offering application modernization, technical advisory, visualization engines, model development, team acceleration, product engineering, hyper-automation and business process automation, thereby enabling organizations to manage, automate and optimize processes across different business units and accelerate transformation.

N/A

8/24/2023

3Pillar Global

Buyout/LBO

Shiftfillers

www.shiftfillers.com

Voorhees

Information & High Technology

Developer of staffing platform intended to connect jobseekers with light industrial companies around the United States. The company's platform automates the process of receiving, filing and managing shift requests directly from businesses and managed service providers, enabling workers and businesses with proprietary technology to source, assess and match workers with open roles to lower time to fill, increase fill rates and provide a seamless and positive staffing experience.

N/A

8/24/2023

Raise (Human Capital Servies)

Merger/Acquisition

Spartan Shielding

www.spartanshielding.com

Hillsborough

Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturer of shielding products and parts based out of Hillsborough, New Jersey. The company's products and services include metal fabrication and manufacturing, doors and windows construction, magnetic shielding, quench vent systems, panel construction, welding and cutting, steel frame assembly and custom engineering solutions.

N/A

8/28/2023

MXR The Imaging Solution Company

Merger/Acquisition

Isolatek International

www.isolatek.com

Stanhope

Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturer of commercial, medium, and high-density spray-applied fire-resistive materials intended for the steel construction industry and petrochemical facilities. The company specializes in high-rise products, commercial density products, fire-resistive materials, intumescent coatings, system components, and lightweight cementitious SFRMS, thereby enabling the industry with exceptional thermal performance, superior durability, and ease of application of fire-resistive products.

 N/A 

8/29/2023

N/A

Buyout/LBO

ReadyCoach

www.readycoach.net

Westfield

Information & High Technology

Operator of a research-based online platform intended for school administrators, coaches and educators. The company uses assessment data insights and real-time progress and fidelity monitoring to match the right interventions to student needs, thereby maximizing the impact of instructional coaches and teachers based on assessment data insights.

N/A

8/29/2023

engage2learn

Buyout/LBO

Project Expediters Consulting

www.peconsultingcorp.com

Englishtown

Finance and Professional Services

Provider of nationwide permit expediting services for architects, engineers, and project managers. The company specializes in obtaining permits for exterior site improvements, construction, and renovations, and also offers project management, code consulting, and inspection coordination, thereby providing under-budget and personalized services

N/A

8/31/2023

Milrose Consultants

Buyout/LBO

oXya

www.oxya.com

Jersey City

Information & High Technology

Provider of cloud, SAP implementation and information technology (IT) consulting services intended for pharma, administration, energy, transportation, automotive and other industries. The company assists organizations with the design and implementation of SAP infrastructure, managed cloud services and technical consulting services, thereby helping global enterprises and midsize organizations increase the efficiency and flexibility of their mission-critical IT systems.

N/A

8/31/2023

N/A

Buyout/LBO

Investments

Organization

Website

Location

Sector

Description

Financing Size

Announced Date

Active Investors

Financing Deal Type

kepSmart

www.kepsmart.com

Eatontown

Information & High Technology

Developer of artificial intelligence temperature maintenance software designed to control the temperature of any building. The company's software creates the optimal number of controllable Virtual HVAC Zones, maximizing the efficient use of available BTUs through the use of algorithms, providing real-estate owners with building automation space.

N/A

7/1/2023

Innova Capital Partners

Early Stage VC

Outline-it

www.myoutline.com

Princeton

Information & High Technology

Developer of an interactive writing application designed for college and graduate school. The company's platform allows bridging the gap by structuring essays that help to gain admission to schools and succeed and graduate from institutions of higher education and advance in careers, enabling students to understand how to have better captivating concise writing.

$100,000

7/1/2023

Expert DOJO, Halcyon Incubator

Seed

Protium Power Systems

N/A

Dover

Clean Energy

Developer of residential solar power generation technology located in Dover, New Jersey. The company reduces carbon emissions, helps in installations and makes residential solar energy suitable for large-scale power generation for utility companies.

$260,000

7/1/2023

National Science Foundation

Grant

Pyros Pharmaceuticals

www.pyrospharma.com

Parsippany

Life Sciences

Developer of pharmaceutical products designed to offer high-quality, proprietary, and off-patent pharmaceuticals. The company's products include solid oral capsules, sterile injectable syringes, and alternative dosage forms developed through scientific innovations and research, enabling pharmaceutical companies to provide affordable and accessible alternatives to high-cost off-patent pharmaceutical products.

$12,560,000

7/1/2023

N/A

Later Stage VC

QUODD Financial Information Services

www.quodd.com

Jersey City

Information & High Technology

Developer of an online real-time data management platform intended to revolutionize the integration, delivery and use of live data. The company's platform offers a market data workstation that brings together streaming quotes and analytical charting tools with news, fundamental data, research, earnings estimates, filings and detailed company fundamental data, eliminating the need for company resources, thus significantly decreasing the data management costs across an enterprise, enabling clients to get access to complete flexibility in content selection as well as customized delivery with personalization down to the seat level.

N/A

7/1/2023

Wealthcare Capital Management

PE Growth/Expansion

tenXclinical

www.tenxclinical.com

NJ

Life Sciences

Developer of a clinical development protocol intended to enhance clinical trial operations. The company is specialized in clinical operations and technology, and has experience specific to clinical trial development, and helps to take a protocol to create a package of regulatory documents, site & participant training material, enrollment strategies, and SOPs with full control by implementing model development with human-in-the-loop processes, enabling enterprises to get tools, copilot system and training as per they need.

$50,000

7/1/2023

N/A

Seed

Digital Prime Technologies

www.digitalprimetechnologies.com

Jersey City

Information & High Technology

Developer of a crypto brokerage software designed to facilitate trading and investing services in digital assets. The company's platform provides brokers and capital markets firms with services that facilitate trading and lending services in digital assets, enabling clients to incorporate all of their preferred service providers including custodians and liquidity partners, together on a single platform.

$2,500,000

7/11/2023

Aves Lair, TD Cowen

Early Stage VC

Sigo Seguros

www.sigoseguros.com

Lawrenceville

Finance and Professional Services

Operator of an insurance technology company intended to help customers save insurance broking fees. The company's platform decodes complicated insurance language into simple understandable language and also offers suggestions according to the customer's profile, enabling customers to save time and money in choosing an insurance policy.

$5,100,000

7/11/2023

Amicle Capital, Blockchain Founders Fund, Bonded Capital Ventures, Chingona Ventures, Demeter Capital, Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator, Fiat Ventures, Financial Solutions Lab, FinTech Frontier, gAngels, gener8tor, Karl Gouverneur, Kern Venture Group, Listen Ventures, Newlin, Park City Angels, Remarkable Ventures, Revolution (Washington DC), Right Side Capital Management, Venture Initiation Program, Zeal Capital Partners

Later Stage VC

TearClear

tearclear.com

Princeton

Life Sciences

Developer of eye drugs intended to transform trusted ophthalmic medications into best-in-class therapies. The company's drug candidates in glaucoma pave the way for future indications across multiple programs in development, enabling medication delivery teams to enhance patient safety and compliance.

$11,760,000

7/11/2023

Bluestem Capital Company, Falcon Vision (United States), Flying L Partners, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, UF Innovate Ventures, Visionary Venture Fund

Later Stage VC

Banyan

www.banyan.com

Holmdel

Information & High Technology

Developer of a data infrastructure platform intended to help retailers eliminate receipts and understand their customers. The company's platform helps merchants to provide customers with SKU-level transaction details in their financial applications along with personalized messaging and financial institutions to increase customer engagement, enabling clients to deliver personalized and memorable experiences that increase engagement and grow revenue.

$10,000,000

7/12/2023

Bridge Bank, David Chubak, Dorm Room Fund, Elizabeth Street Ventures, Fenway Summer, Fin Capital, FIS Impact Ventures, Gaingels, Interplay (New York), Jonathan Weiner, Kube VC, Kushagra Saxena, M13, Manifold Group, MoreThan Capital, Motivate Venture Capital, Plug and Play Tech Center, Sertainty, TTV Capital, Vision Capital Group

Early Stage VC

Knowt

www.knowt.com

East Brunswick

Information & High Technology

Developer of an education platform designed to help students to create and study flashcards or notes and instantly receive interactive quizzes. The company's platform offers the conversion of notes into questions and also offers practice tests, enabling students to save time and effectively focus on learning.

$2,580,000

7/12/2023

Calm Ventures, Course Hero, Learneo (California), Mucker Capital, Regatta Capital Group, StartersHub

Seed

Prospective

www.prospective.co

Hoboken

Information & High Technology

Developer of analytics platform designed for building products providing in-browser visualization of high-frequency streaming data. The company platform provides fast, interactive analytics & data visualization products for large datasets, enabling builders, consumers, and analysts of large and streaming datasets to deliver and act on insights without a need to understand their complexity.

$6,000,000

7/18/2023

Essence Ventures, Giant Machines, Irregular Expressions, Point72 Ventures, REFASHIOND Ventures, Silicon Badia

Seed

Disprz

www.disprz.ai

West Orange

Information & High Technology

Developer of a mobile learning and engagement platform designed to help organizations digitally onboard, up-skill, continuously develop, and empower employees across organizational ranks. The company's platform delivers engaging education and training experiences online on all devices in emerging market conditions through tools like social media, mobile, cloud, and analytics, enabling enterprises to positively impact their business by helping their workforce integrate knowledge into their daily work.

$30,000,000

7/19/2023

360 ONE, Akshay Soni, Auctus Capital, Dallas Venture Capital, Emerge Education (VC), GO1, IL&FS Investment Managers Limited, Kae Capital, KOIS, Lumos Capital Group, Mars Growth Capital, Oracle, Rajeev Grover, Sameer Khetarpal, Silverneedle Ventures, Smita Nair, T S Hariharan, VentureOut (US)

Later Stage VC

Auramet Trading

www.auramet.com

Teaneck

Finance and Professional Services

Provider of metals merchanting, financing, and investment services intended to serve the metals and mining sectors. The company is comprised of three main activities including physical metals trading, metals merchant banking (including an active investing and lending business), and advisory, focused on precious metals and some base metal concentrates such as copper, zinc, and nickel, enabling clients to receive services from extraction and production to manufacturing and consumption as per their requirements.

$300,000,000

7/20/2023

Gerber Goldschmidt Group

Debt - General

Upside Health

www.upside.health

South Orange

Life Sciences

Operator of a healthcare technology platform designed to reduce cost and improve outcomes for chronic pain patients. The company's platform offers remote patient monitoring and engagement tools and applications for remote chronic pain care, enabling clinicians to access valuable data for improved care without increasing the clinical burden and patients to take control of their chronic pain through sound data and social support.

N/A

7/20/2023

360 Venture Collective, Alumni Ventures, Bayer, Beta Boom, Cedars-Sinai, G4A, HearstLab, Innovation to Impact, Monarq, Quake Capital, Techstars

Seed

Vytalize Health

www.vytalizehealth.com

Hoboken

Life Sciences

Developer of enablement platform designed to help primary care doctors strengthen relationships with their patients through data-driven, holistic, and personalized care. The company's care delivery model transforms the healthcare experience for Medicare beneficiaries by helping them manage their chronic conditions in collaboration with their doctors and also provides an all-in-one software including value-based incentives, smart technology, and a virtual clinic, enabling small and large independent practices to succeed in value-based care arrangements.

$100,000,000

7/24/2023

Beresford Ventures, Dreamit Ventures, Enhanced Healthcare Partners, Ghawi Capital LLC, Hudson River Capital Partners, Innoppl, K. Invest Holding, Kawn Ventures, Khaleed Kanaan, KittyHawk Ventures, Monroe Capital, Next Equities, North Coast Ventures, Ranco Capital, Robert Howe, SpringTide Ventures (US), Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health

Later Stage VC

Gaud-Hammer Gaming Group

www.g3esports.gg

Atlantic City

Film and Digital Media

Operator of an esports gaming and entertainment agency intended to deliver entertaining products and services that resonate within the gaming community. The company's agency features a variety of video games from sports to shooting games, and delivers engaging products, focusing on e-gaming technologies and user experience interfaces, enabling gamers to compete against each other and streamline the process of gaming.

$5,510,000

7/25/2023

Michael D'Ottavio

Later Stage VC

PlayStar

www.playstar.com

Jersey City

Film and Digital Media

Operator of an online gambling platform intended to provide an online casino experience. The company's platform offers personalization, engagement, and exemplary customer service every time they pass through the casino's digital doors, delivering a hyper-personalized experience alongside unique engaging content, all built on real-time player data, enabling users to play for big jackpots and enjoy the most popular casino games around.

N/A

7/25/2023

Glitnor Ventures, Meyer Global Management

Early Stage VC

Sk3w Technologies

www.sk3w.net

Hoboken

Information & High Technology

Provider of consultancy and technical services intended for equal access to markets. The company utilizes proprietary hardware and software and offers latency standardization, data capture compliance, and policy enforcement services, enabling clients with transparent access to markets.

$7,000,000

7/25/2023

Citadel Securities, IMC Trading, Jump Trading, Optiver, Thomas Joyce, Tower Research Capital, XR Trading

Early Stage VC

Epsilla

www.epsilla.com

Jersey City

Information & High Technology

Provider of an open-source vector database intended to bridge the gap in information retrieval and memory retention in generative AI. The company offers low-latency searches across billions of vectors, consumption-based database-as-a-service and comprehensive APIs and multi-language bindings, enabling clients to access an information retrieval foundation for the next generation of AI applications.

$500,000

7/31/2023

Y Combinator

Accelerator/Incubator

Mergers and Acquisitions

Organization

Website

 Location

Sector

Description

Financing Size

Financing Date

Acquirers

Financing Note

QEI

www.qeiinc.com

Springfield

Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturer of substation automation equipment intended for electric network monitoring and control applications. The company offers automation equipment, thereby enabling its clients to be provided with engineering, manufacturing, training, and service personnel to support each of their requirements from inception to completion.

 N/A 

7/1/2023

N/A

Buyout/LBO

gSource (Surgical Devices)

www.gsource.com

Emerson

Life Sciences 

Manufacturer of medical equipment intended for orthopedic and spinal surgical procedures. The company offers German surgical stainless steel and machined U.S. surgical stainless steel instruments used in orthopedic and spinal procedures enabling clients a wide range of quality and services.

 N/A 

7/5/2023

Arch Medical

Merger/Acquisition

Injection Works

www.injectionworks.com

Mount Laurel

Advanced Manufacturing 

Manufacturer of plastic injection molding equipment located in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. The company provides custom thermoplastic injection molding and related services to a variety of clients in the construction, electrical, furnishings, industrial, medical and transportation market segments.

 N/A 

7/7/2023

Nelson Miller

Buyout/LBO

NextPhase Medical Devices

www.nextphasemed.com

Waldwick

Advanced Manufacturing 

Provider of contract manufacturing services committed to give a significant and meaningful impact on patients' lives. The company specializes in the design, engineering and manufacturing of complex single-use devices (SUD) and electromechanical devices (EMD) along with active implantables, enabling its clients from multinational OEMs to startups to improve the quality of life of patients.

N/A

7/11/2023

Arterex

Buyout/LBO

IVERIC bio

www.ivericbio.com

Cranbury

Life Sciences

IVERIC bio Inc is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel treatment options for retinal diseases with significant unmet medical needs. The company is developing both therapeutic product candidates for age-related retinal diseases and gene therapy product candidates for orphan inherited retinal diseases, or IRDs.

$5,900,000

7/11/2023

Astellas Pharma

Merger/Acquisition

Coining Manufacturing

www.coining.com

Clifton

Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturer of precision machined and stamped components intended to serve the aerospace and military industries. The company manufactures CNC machining, wire EDM, metal stamping and coining and screw machine products through a team of experienced engineers, thereby providing quality products as required by clients.

N/A

7/13/2023

Gem Manufacturing

Buyout/LBO

Navigant System

www.navigant-systems.com

Island Heights

Finance and Professional Services

Provider of professional engineering services for global warfighters and system engineers intended to serve the defence and space industry. The company's services include command, control, computers, communications, cyber, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, enabling customers and organizations with solutions for space and defence operations.

N/A

7/24/2023

RSC2

Merger/Acquisition

Keen Vision Acquisition 

N/A

Summit

Finance and Professional Services

Keen Vision Acquisition Corp is a blank check company.

$130,000,000

7/25/2023

N/A

IPO

2Secure

2secure.biz

Ocean

Information & High Technology

Provider of cyber security services based in Ocean, New Jersey. The company specializes in ransomware attack simulation, web application security, external vulnerability assessment, web application assessment, email security and backup & recovery.

N/A

7/26/2023

Octapus

Merger/Acquisition

Information Asset

www.information-asset.com

Old Tappan

Information & High Technology

Provider of data governance and risk management services intended to improved decision-making for their clients. The company focuses on data risk, privacy, governance and monetization enabling enterprises to evolve data governance from a conceptual idea to practical implementation, which helps foster more accurate, faster and overall improved decision-making for their clients.

N/A

7/27/2023

Premier International Enterprises

Buyout/LBO

Accessplus Communications

www.uspl.com

Mahwah

Information & High Technology

Provider of telecommunications access solutions catering to enterprises, small businesses, educational institutions and municipalities. The company offers services related to enterprise networking, business-hosted VOIP and internet connectivity.

N/A

7/31/2023

RingSquared Telecom

Merger/Acquisition

Celularity

www.celularity.com

Florham Park

Life Sciences 

Celularity Inc is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing off-the-shelf placental-derived allogeneic cell therapies including genetically modified and unmodified NK cells, engineered T cells including CAR-T cells, and mesenchymal-like adherent stromal cells, targeting indications across cancer, immunologic, infectious, and degenerative diseases.

$9,000,000

7/31/2023

N/A

PIPE

Investments

Organization

Website

Location

Sector

Description

Financing Size

Announced Date

Active Investors

Financing Deal Type

Arcadia Consumer Healthcare

www.arcadiach.com

Bridgewater

Life Sciences

Manufacturer and distributor of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines and vitamins and nutritional supplements intended for the consumer healthcare market. The company offers products including anti-dandruff shampoo, scalp psoriasis shampoo and conditioner, multivitamins, diarrhea and upset stomach reliever and anti-fungal repair for foot and nail as well as provides cough relief products for adults with high blood pressure and/or diabetes, ensuring its customers to self-treat their everyday problems.

$165,000,000

6/1/2023

Bansk Group, Constitution Capital Partners

Debt - General

AssayMe

www.assayme.com

Morristown

Life Sciences

Developer of a personal wellness and health assistant designed to help patients to monitor health conditions and prevent potential medical problems. The company offers proprietary urine test strips and technology for monitoring wellness and health, provides users a convenient, accurate, cost-effective way to get an interpretation, take a survey to collect medical history and consult a doctor, enabling the patients to take urine tests and interpret the results in minutes at home itself.

N/A

6/1/2023

Jumpstart Foundry, Ukrainian Startup Fund, XLerateHealth

Early Stage VC

Cross River Bank

www.crossriver.com

Fort Lee

Finance and Professional Services

Provider of financial services intended to deliver responsible financial solutions that empower businesses and consumers anytime, anywhere. The company focuses on regulatory compliance and consumer protection to offer secure, application programming interface-based banking platforms and products encompassing lending, payments, risk management as well as banking-as-a-service (BaaS) offerings, thereby enabling a full-service and intuitive banking experience to its clients.

$11,000,000

6/1/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

GI Biopharma

www.gi-biopharma.com

East Hanover

Life Sciences

Operator of treatments for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) intended to solve health problems with dysbiosis. The company develops new treatments (IBD) and other health problems associated with dysbiosis of gut microbiota by targeting the potential root cause, enabling patients to get rid of inflammatory bowel disease with GI001 probiotics dietary supplement (capsule).

N/A

6/1/2023

Westfield BioVentures

Later Stage VC

HomeSource

www.homesourcesystems.com

Sewell

Information & High Technology

Developer of software intended to serve independent retailers in big-ticker retail industries such as appliances, furniture, and decorative bath. The company offers internet marketing, web designing, app development, 3-dimensional display and software development, thereby providing its customers with large amounts of data aggregated in one single, usable system.

N/A

6/1/2023

Reliable Softworks

PE Growth/Expansion

Library Automation Technologies

www.latcorp.com

Somerdale

Information & High Technology

Manufacturer of self-checkout systems and automation devices intended for libraries. The company offers media storage, a self-checkout system and digital signage, enabling its clients with an automated and streamlined process.

N/A

6/1/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

Melinta Therapeutics

www.melinta.com

Parsippany

Life Sciences

Developer of novel small-molecule antibiotics intended to focus on the treatment of resistant infections. The company develops treatments for bacterial infectious diseases, particularly respiratory tract infections and staphylococcal infections and is focused on treating community-acquired bacterial pneumonia, as well as gonorrhea and other indications, enabling clients to get safe and differentiated antibiotics for acute care.

$120,000,000

6/1/2023

Deerfield Management

Debt - General

Optimeos Life Sciences

www.optimeos.com

Princeton

Life Sciences

Developer of encapsulation technology-based drugs designed to use biologics, peptides, and RNA to treat disease. The company's technology addresses current issues with many biologics and peptide therapeutics, by protecting and delivering agents to their intended targets within the body, enabling patients with sustained delivery of peptide therapeutics using nano-composite microparticles.

$5,000,000

6/1/2023

7G Bioventures, JSR Life Sciences, Longview Innovation, National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation

Seed

PolyGone (Environmental Services)

www.polygonesystems.com

Princeton

Clean tech

Operator of a cleantech company intended to design the first portable and affordable microplastic removal device. The company offers an affordable, portable and environmentally friendly microplastic sequestration device which is a modular water treatment wetland pad that utilizes organic and artificial root networks as biofilters to passively entrap microplastics and is designed to work in rivers and plant root fibers exude a gelatinous film that easily entraps and absorbs small river sediments like microplastics, enabling people to use entrap microplastic sediments without disrupting the aquatic ecosystem.

N/A

6/1/2023

Ballard Spahr, National Science Foundation Innovation Corps Program, New Jersey Economic Development Authority, Princeton Alumni Entrepreneurs Fund, Sea Grant, Unshackled Ventures

Early Stage VC

Let Us Nudge

www.letusnudge.com

Columbus

Finance and Professional Services

Provider of patent-pending, emergent technology services intended to provide restaurant seating maximization. The company helps shape customer behaviour by optimizing restaurant traffic and frequency, increasing customer satisfaction and building customer loyalty, allows restaurants to offer incentives to help turn tables during busy times or fill tables during slower times, enabling restaurants and customers to have secure, seamless, and subtle restaurant-customer experience, to maximize seating efficiencies during busy and slow times.

N/A

6/3/2023

International Accelerator

Accelerator/Incubator

FirstEnroll

www.firstenroll.com

Tinton Falls

Information & High Technology

Provider of third-party billing services intended for health insurance billing and enrollment needs from recurring payment to billing customer service. The company offers services such as recurring billing subscriptions, customized and standard business reports, detailed financial audit and reconciliation, internal and external customer database forms, setup of multiple customer products with custom pricing, real-time sales commission tracking and more.

N/A

6/12/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

SkillSignal

www.skillsignal.com

Skillman

Information & High Technology

Developer of a construction field software intended to simplify the safety, compliance and efficiency of the workers. The company's software simplifies, automates and optimizes all critical workforce operations and compliance and helps companies and contractors to support their foremen, staff management, enabling users to know the whereabouts of employees while reducing field admin workload.

$500,000

6/12/2023

F2 Ventures

Early Stage VC

CircleBlack

www.circleblack.com

Jersey City

Information & High Technology

Developer of a wealth management platform designed to fill the gap in the marketplace by combining data integration and aggregation with ease of use and implementation. The company uses multiple aggregators to combine feeds from custodians, direct holdings and clients' held-away accounts, offering advisors the ability to generate daily performance reports, basic billing, access to clients' 401k investment choices and rebalancing.

$8,250,000

6/13/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

Megadata

www.getmegadata.com

Lakewood

Information & High Technology

Developer of SaaS-based business intelligence platform intended to help healthcare organizations improve patient care. The company's platform offers various tools such as clinical, billing, labor, purchasing, financial, and many more, enabling healthcare organizations to identify trends and patterns in patient data, which can be used to improve clinical decision-making.

$970,000

6/13/2023

Blossom Street Ventures, Channel Equity Partners

Later Stage VC

TETmedical

N/A

Fair Haven

Life Sciences

Developer of tethered enzyme technology intended to develop a multiplex assay for diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2, influenza, RSV, and adenovirus. The company specializes in blood testing for brain injury associated with stroke, the device measures less than a hundredth the width of a human hair, and the catalytic efficiency of enzymes immobilized on nanoparticles, enabling health professionals to offer services in critical sensitive areas of operation.

$2,460,000

6/13/2023

Empire State Development, SideCar Angels, Xero54

Seed

Corcentric

www.corcentric.com

Cherry Hill

Information & High Technology

Provider of cloud-based software, payments and advisory services intended to modify how companies purchase, pay and get paid. The company offers end-to-end payments, accounts payable and accounts receivable technology solutions through its proprietary payments network to enterprise and middle-market businesses, empowering customers to enable growth, optimize working capital, enhance visibility and minimize risk.

$315,000,000

6/14/2023

Bregal Sagemount

Debt - General

Elucida Oncology

www.elucidaoncology.com

Monmouth Junction

Life Sciences

Developer of therapeutics designed to target cancer with precision engineering technology. The company's platform produces novel therapeutics that clear rapidly and efficiently from the body, reducing the potential for off-target toxicities and resulting in an improved safety profile for patients, enabling physicians to help precise tumor targeting deep tumor penetration and better tumor-killing efficacy.

$45,220,000

6/15/2023

Alpine Visionary Venture, Barshop Ventures, Beth Dryden, Caesar Djavaherian, Daniel Grellner, Daniel Petro, Dominick Abel, Donald Hinkle, Dreavent, Edgar D. Jannotta Jr. Exempt Family Trust, Gideon Bollag, Howard Worman, James Winschel, Jeff Eslin, Joel L Hochman Revocable Trust, John Carton, Jonathan Franks, Joshua Berkowitz, Michael Fedida, Michael Sherman, Raymond Wong, Richard Alan Graham Hiba T Graham Joint Tenant, Richard Reiter, Robert Ertner, Robert Newsome, Robert S. Colman Trust, Stanley Marks, Stephen Bender, The R Scott Greer & Michelle Greer Revocable Trust, The Steven and Kaye Yost Family Trust, William Huff

Later Stage VC

EDXM

www.edxmarkets.com

Hoboken

Information & High Technology

Operator of a digital asset marketplace designed to meet the needs of both crypto-native firms and financial institutions. The company is focused on bringing liquidity to the crypto markets aggregated on a single technology platform, with competitive pricing and transparent markets, thereby providing users with a technologically advanced and highly liquid exchange platform for a hassle-free trading experience.

N/A

6/20/2023

Charles Schwab, Citadel Securities, DV Crypto, Fidelity Digital Assets, Global Trading Systems, GSR, Hudson River Trading, Miami International, Paradigm (Crypto Fund), Sequoia Capital, Virtu Financial

Early Stage VC

Cyware

www.cyware.com

Jersey City

Information & High Technology

Developer of a cybersecurity threat intelligence sharing platform designed to help clients respond to and manage security threats in real-time. The company's platform offers cyber fusion for all-source strategic, tactical, technical, and operational threat intelligence sharing and threat response automation, enabling organizations to get automated context-rich analysis of threats for a proactive response without losing the element of human judgment.

$30,000,000

6/21/2023

Advent International, Aleksandr Yampolskiy, Andrew Peterson, Aviso Ventures, Crosspoint Capital Partners, Emerald Development Managers, Great Road Holdings, North Andover Investor Collaborative II, Prelude Venture Fund, Tanium, Ten Eleven Ventures, Thomas Noonan, Zane Lackey, Zscaler

Later Stage VC

Prompt

www.promptemr.com

Paramus

Life Sciences

Developer of a EMR and practice management software designed to effectively handle physical therapies. The company offers scheduling and documentation and helps users to schedule with ease and maximize the value of their existing patients while keeping it flexible enough to support your clinic's unique workflow and caseload, enabling medical professionals to handle their clinic's operations.

$6,040,000

6/23/2023

Amity Ventures, SSC Venture Partners

Later Stage VC

AdvisorCheck

www.advisorcheck.com

Englewood Cliffs

Information & High Technology

Operator of a monitoring platform intended to screen financial advisors. The company's platform runs an instant background check and verification service in wealth management firms along with pre-engagement due diligence, ongoing monitoring, and rating review of financial advisors, enabling investors to build trust and invest their money safely.

$1,800,000

6/26/2023

N/A

Seed

LandskyAI

www.landsky.ai

Elmwood Park

Autonomous Vehicle

Developer of autonomous drones and robots designed for the inspection, security, and delivery industries. The company offers drones and robots that can be programmed to perform a variety of tasks, advanced sensors and cameras to see and understand the surroundings and artificial intelligence software to make decisions, enabling businesses to use the drones and robots to improve safety, security, and efficiency in a variety of industries.

$200,000

6/26/2023

N/A

Seed

Luxury Lease Partners

www.luxuryleasepartners.com

Montvale

Finance and Professional Services

Provider of car leasing program intended to drive new vehicles without buying. The company offers a variety of programs with a special focus on business leases, leases to foreign nationals, and sale-leasebacks specializing in financing cars, enabling individuals or businesses to lease Lamborghinis, Ferraris, Rolls Royces, and other exotic cars.

N/A

6/26/2023

PruVista Capital

Debt - General

Lulu Snacks

www.likeairsnacks.com

Madison

Food & Beverage (Non-Retail)

Producer of baked food items intended to offer a salty snack. The company provides baked puffcorn and traditional popcorn and is a nut-free facility and is free from seven of the major allergens, including wheat, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, fish, and shellfish, enabling customers with flavored and gluten-free food items.

$2,180,000

6/27/2023

N/A

Seed

Clockout

www.clockoutapp.com

Bridgewater

Information & High Technology

Developer of a social platform designed to make friends and build networks naturally. The company's platform provides a tailor-made ecosystem for post-grads and young professionals with features such as buddies, group chats, events, and meetups, enabling users to form social connections and build their personal networks.

$760,000

6/30/2023

N/A

Seed

Mergers and Acquisitions

Organization

Website

 Location

Sector

Description

Financing Size

Financing Date

Acquirers

Financing Note

Penelope Bourbon


www.penelopebourbon.com

Roselle

Food & Beverage (Non-Retail) 

Producer and retailer of alcoholic beverages catering bourbon whiskey industry. The company offers grain, barrel-toasted, straight whiskeys, cocktails and merchandise.

$216,000,000

6/1/2023

Luxco

Merger/Acquisition

Pivot Point Security

www.pivotpointsecurity.com

Hamilton

Information & High Technology

Provider of information security assessment and consulting services intended to manage information security risk of organizations. The company offers vCISO, third-party risk management, governance, risk and compliance, security awareness education, penetration testing and phishing, network security, application security, assessments and audits and business continuity management enabling its clients to get their required services.

N/A

6/1/2023

CBIZ

Merger/Acquisition

TOTALogistix

www.totalogistix.com

Sparta

Information & High Technology

Provider of cloud-based transportation management systems (TMS) intended to serve manufacturers, retailers and distributors in North America. The company's platform offers TMS - total access solution, contract management, network design, data management and claims management services, thus enabling clients to keep costs down, customers happy and gain a significant competitive advantage.

 N/A 

6/1/2023

Aptean

Buyout/LBO

Finelli Consulting Engineers

www.finelliconsulting.com

Washington

Finance and Professional Services

Provider of client-focused engineering services catering to private, municipal, federal, state and county government. The company specializes in civil engineering, environmental engineering, surveying and wetland services, thereby helping clients to keep the complexity of the design to a minimum and help to save unnecessary construction costs.

N/A

6/2/2023

Universal Technical Resource Services

Merger/Acquisition

Star Glo Precision (Swiss Screw Machining Business)

N/A

Carlstadt

Advanced Manufacturing

Provider of Swiss screw machining services based in Carlstadt, New Jersey.

 N/A 

6/5/2023

Accudynamics

Buyout/LBO

Unique Homes Magazine

www.uniquehomes.com

Princeton

Film & Digital Media

Publisher of real estate magazines catering to affluent individuals interested in high-end real estate. The company operates as a regional print publication and provides a multimedia platform of print, online, digital, custom publishing and social media resources that connects luxury professionals with buyers and sellers.

N/A

6/8/2023

Chalk Digital

Merger/Acquisition

John Wm. Macy Cheesesticks

www.johnwmmacys.com

Elmwood Park

Food & Beverage (Non-Retail) 

Producer of bakery products company catering to New Jersey and nearby localities. The company specializes in cheese sticks, cheese crisps and grilled crostini toasts and intends to bake crunchy and tasty snacks.

N/A

6/8/2023

BRIANNAS Fine Salad Dressing

Merger/Acquisition

VGYAAN Pharmaceuticals

www.vgyaan.com

Skillman

Life Sciences 

Operator of a specialty pharmaceutical company intended to improve drug therapies for patients. The company specializes in the development and commercialization of clinically critical therapies across a variety of dosage forms and therapeutic categories, including generics and drugs, enabling patients to receive valuable drug therapies.

N/A

6/13/2023

RK Pharma

Buyout/LBO

Custom Alloy

www.customalloy.us

High Bridge

Advanced Manufacturing 

Manufacturer of seamless and welded pipe fittings and forgings focused on servicing the time-critical maintenance and repair market. The company offers a wide range of non-commodity and specialty piping products made of materials such as carbon steels, chrome-moly steels, alloy steels, stainless steel, nickel alloys, aluminum alloys and copper alloys, which are utilized in highly demanding conditions such as high-pressure lines, corrosive environments, heat severity and nuclear applications.

N/A

6/20/2023

Trident Maritime Systems

Buyout/LBO

Ground/Water Treatment & Technology

www.gwttllc.com

Wharton

Clean Tech 

Provider of groundwater treatment systems for environmental consulting, chemical, pharmaceutical, utility and oil and gas sectors. The company offers services catering to system design, civil, electrical and mechanical site work, equipment fabrication and customization, dewatering as well as licensed operation, enabling clients to receive maintenance for groundwater remediation as per their requirements.

N/A

6/21/2023

N/A

Buyout/LBO

Tripod Canning

www.tripodcanning.com

Kenilworth

Advanced Manufacturing

Provider of canning services catering to small and mid-sized breweries, cider, and beverage companies. The company offers services including can filling, materials procurement, cans, labels, date coding, seam checking, dissolved oxygen testing and logistics management, thereby enabling the craft beverage industry to improve its business.

N/A

6/23/2023

Bevcraft

Merger/Acquisition

Flowonix

www.flowonix.com

Mount Olive

Life Sciences 

Developer of a medical therapeutic device created to ease drug infusion and delivery to patients. The company specializes in the development of implantable devices to deliver and infuse therapeutic drugs into the spine for the management of chronic and various pain, enabling physicians and healthcare professionals to use enhancing drugs for the treatment of neurological disorders.

N/A

6/26/2023

Algorithm Sciences

Merger/Acquisition

Novastep

www.novastep.life

Englewood Cliffs

Life Sciences 

Developer of clinically proven foot and ankle solutions based in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States. The company focuses on designing, developing, and commercializing products to treat conditions that affect the bones, joints and soft tissues of the foot and ankle.

N/A

6/28/2023

Enovis

Merger/Acquisition

Ackley Machine

www.ackleymachine.com

Moorestown

Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturer of pharmaceutical printing and drilling machines intended to serve the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and confectionary sectors. The company's products and services include pharmaceutical printing machines, laser drilling and marking machines, pharmaceutical and confectionary printing, enabling organizations with custom-engineered solutions for laser drilling solutions.

 N/A 

6/29/2023

R-V Industries

Merger/Acquisition

City Theatrical

www.citytheatrical.com

Carlstadt

Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturer of lighting accessories intended for the entertainment and architectural industry. The company offers power supplies, fog equipment, switch boxes, projector dowser, moving light accessories and adapters.

 N/A 

6/30/2023

Environmental Lights

Buyout/LBO

Northpass

www.northpass.com

Parsippany

Information & High Technology

Developer of an online training platform intended to train teams, customers and partners. The company's platform includes white labeling, online course creation, real-time data and reporting, thereby enabling clients with no e-learning expertise to easily create and deliver original online training content that engages learners and improves business outcomes.

 N/A 

6/30/2023

Gainsight

Buyout/LBO

Investments

Organization

Website

Location

Sector

Description

Financing Size

Announced Date

Active Investors

Financing Deal Type

Hindsight (Media and Information Services (B2B))

www.hindsightsolutions.net

South Plainfield

Information & High Technology

Developer of a contextual search advertising platform designed to help monetize and engage audiences in a cookie-less web. The company's platform powers content-targeted campaigns and publisher units which dynamically change based on the content it is being served again, enabling publishers and advertisers to improve content targeting, and conversion and diversify away from dependencies on third-party cookies.

N/A

5/1/2023

Plug and Play Tech Center, Rines Angel Fund

Angel

Nurses 24/7

www.nurses247.com

Wayne

Finance and Professional Services

Provider of nurse staffing services intended to create a staff relief program that directly gives back to the communities. The company specializes in temporary, contract and permanent placement of healthcare professionals primarily in acute care facilities based on per diem, contract, travel and permanent staffing, thereby ensuring its clients meet their critical staffing needs affordably.

N/A

5/1/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

Soterix Medical

www.soterixmedical.com

Woodbridge

Life Sciences

Developer of medical devices and accessories intended to focus on neuromodulation and brain stimulation technologies. The company's products specialize in brain stimulation, transcranial electrical stimulation (tES), and high-definition-transcranial electrical stimulation (HD-tES), enabling clinicians and patients with safe, effective, and user-friendly neuromodulation technology.

N/A

5/1/2023

Armed Forces Medical Examiner System, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Institute of Education Sciences, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Institutes of Health, National Institutes of Mental Health, National institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, United States Department of Defense, United States Department of Education

Accelerator/Incubator

ViewMind

www.viewmind.com

Alpine

Life Sciences

Developer of a health assessment device designed to predict the onset of Alzheimer's disease. The company's device uses high-precision eye-tracking and conducts a non-invasive and standardized test to analyze the symptoms with their own algorithms by quantifying the cognitive performance of a person, analyzing executive, attentional, and memory functions, and detecting minor changes in their performance through short periods of time, enabling health professionals to diagnose the neurocognitive disorders.

N/A

5/1/2023

Cites Startups, iTHINK Financial, iThink VC, Luxinnovation, R3i Ventures, Verge HealthTech Fund, Wealthing VC Club, Wealthing VC Fund

Later Stage VC

Avotres

www.avotres.com

Cedar Knolls

Life Sciences

Operator of a biotechnology company intended to develop and commercialize transformational therapies and drugs in autoimmune diseases, cancers, and transplantation. The company develops drugs using science built on elucidating the fundamental mechanism of peripheral self-nonself discrimination after thymic negative selection in the context of immune self-tolerance to address the common root cause of autoimmune diseases, enabling healthcare professionals and doctors to find a better cure for cancer and other related diseases.

$4,000,000

5/4/2023

Foothill Ventures, Proxima Ventures (China)

Later Stage VC

Detamoov

www.detamoov.com

Riverton

Information & High Technology

Developer of a no-code platform designed to offer data integration in the way data moves. The company's platform helps to eliminate manual tasks, duplicate data entry, share data and provide connectivity to hrm platforms, enabling businesses of all sizes to improve their data integration and reduce costly errors.

$200,000

5/4/2023

TinySeed

Accelerator/Incubator

Diamond Communications

www.diamondcomm.com

Springfield

Information & High Technology

Operator of a wireless communications infrastructure firm intended to serve individuals and commercial property owners, real estate investment trusts (REITs) and municipalities. The company's focus lies on managing properties and structures and thousands of miles of rights-of-way across the country, thereby enabling clients to receive efficient and flexible arrangements as per their business needs.

N/A

5/4/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

Fleetwash

www.fleetwash.com

Fairfield

Advanced Transportation & Logistics

Provider of mobile truck and fleet washing services intended for various industries including restaurants, transportation, gas stations and retail chains. The company offers professional cleaning services including parking lot, sidewalk and landscape washing, snow plowing and salting, parking lot sweeping and compactor cleaning along with solar panel cleaning as well as coil cleaning services to businesses.

N/A

5/4/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

Tendo Technologies

www.tendo.tech

Princeton

Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturer of flow sensors and dispensing systems intended for commercial and industrial applications. The company offers miniature sensors based on the novel EFV technology to detect flow rates and measure temperature and provides medical injections, infusion pumps, tube sets, HVAC, and AUV, thereby enabling medical, agriculture, food, and manufacturing sector industries to monitor flow rate and pressure measurements with cost-effective dispensing systems. .

$2,000,000

5/4/2023

Keller Center's eLab, National Science Foundation, Rhapsody Venture Partners, True Capital Management, Tyche Partners

Seed

Canlak Coatings

www.canlakcoatings.com

North Brunswick

Advanced Materials

Operator of a holding company intended to focus on partnering with businesses with coatings technologies intended for sports gyms and commercial and residential clients. The company provides a full suite of branded car care products including topcoats, specialty coatings, clearcoats and other related accessories, thus helping clients to broad geographic reach focused on serving customers that are not targeted or effectively serviced by the industry's largest players.

$30,000,000

5/5/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

UVeye

www.uveye.com

Teaneck

Advanced Manufacturing

Developer of vehicle inspection systems designed to detect threats or modifications of vehicles. The company's systems utilize high-resolution, high-speed cameras along with machine learning and computer vision to detect and identify concealed weapons and other contraband, enabling government organizations vehicle manufacturers, rental companies, and logistical centers to improve maintenance and security levels.

$100,000,000

5/9/2023

CarMax Enterprise Services, Epsilon Partners, F.I.T. Ventures, GM Ventures, Goldbell Investments, Hanaco Ventures, Honda Xcelerator, Hyundai Motor, Meitav Dash Investments, Menora Mivtachim, MORE Investment House, NextGear Ventures, Plug and Play Tech Center, SeedIL Ventures, Teramips Technologies, Toyota Tsusho, Via.Io, Volvo Cars Technology Fund, W.R. Berkley

Later Stage VC

Connectifi

www.connectifi.co

Montclair

Finance and Professional Services

Developer of a platform designed to provide frictionless secure interoperability for all financial services applications. The company offers a fast, easy, and flexible way to implement the Financial Desktop Connectivity and Collaboration Consortium standards, enabling banks, fintech companies, investment firms, and other entities within the financial sector to gain access to a comprehensive system for enhanced interoperability and connectivity.

$3,400,000

5/10/2023

Blumberg Capital, Engineering Capital

Seed

Leap ( Real Estate Services )

www.leapeasy.com

Jersey City

Information & High Technology

Developer of a real-estate platform designed to improve the financial performance of landlords through innovative insurance products. The company's platform mitigates the need for landlords to take security deposits, thereby streamlining the leasing process, reducing move-in costs for renters, and driving higher occupancy rates, enabling potential residents to move into a new home accessibly and affordably.

$6,500,000

5/12/2023

Accelerant Holdings, Adam Meshekow, Altai Ventures, Aquila Capital Partners, Greenlight Capital Re, Jeffrey Zilberman, John Mordach, Joshua and Lolita Taub, Kenneth Fikes, Ran Zheng, Richard and Moira O'Connell, Richard Ritchie, The Betsy J Bernard Trust, Transverse Ventures

Later Stage VC

Onkos Surgical

www.onkossurgical.com

Parsippany

Life Sciences

Developer of precision orthopedics designed to reduce complexity and address the clinical challenges of musculoskeletal cancers and complex conditions. The company's products are rooted in unmatched expertise in patient imaging analysis, personalized surgical planning, and the latest advancements in three-dimensional printing, enabling healthcare professionals to reduce complexity and address the clinical challenges associated with tumor surgery.

$33,500,000

5/12/2023

1315 Capital, 3D Systems, 3D Ventures, Canaan Partners, Rocky Point Ventures, SV Health Investors

Later Stage VC

Diligent Qualification Platform

www.diligentpharma.com

Princeton

Life Sciences

Developer of a cloud-based research platform designed to streamline the selection and qualification of clinical trial service providers. The company's platform makes it easy for trial sponsors to identify and qualify relevant potential suppliers much more quickly than by using traditional methods and reduces the time and resources needed for vendor qualification, enabling industry vendors to be more visible and easily accessible to organizations actively searching for partners to conduct clinical research.

$8,270,000

5/15/2023

FCA Health Innovations, GenHenn Capital, PJC

Later Stage VC

Molecular Surface Technologies

www.mosutech.com

Warren

Life Sciences

Operator of a company intended to develop and license/sell surface treatment technologies to companies who manufacture/distribute end products. The company is currently operating in stealth mode.

$260,000

5/15/2023

National Science Foundation

Grant

SageSure

www.sagesure.com

Jersey City

Finance and Professional Services

Provider of insurance services intended to protect valuable assets. The company manages general underwriting of residential property in the United States and provides insurance products, solutions, and comprehensive coverage to homeowners in underserved areas and selects the right policy as per customers' needs, helping customers save on premiums without sacrificing coverage.

$250,000,000

5/15/2023

N/A

PE Growth/Expansion

Vendeee

www.vendeee.com

West Orange

Information & High Technology

Developer of enterprise solutions intended to connect vending operators to bonded vending route drivers. The company's product offers a variety of features, including a wide selection of products from its vending machine, secure payments, and customer support, enabling businesses of all sizes to reach a global audience and grow their sales.

$120,000

5/15/2023

Techstars

Accelerator/Incubator

DiRx

www.dirxhealth.com

East Brunswick

Life Sciences

Developer of a digital pharmacy application designed to deliver significant savings to consumers on FDA-approved, prescription generic medications. The company's application offers low-cost prescription medicines with no insurance, and provides customer support and extended pharmacist consultation hours to handle medication-related questions, enabling users to get medications at their convenience.

$5,000,000

5/17/2023

N/A

Early Stage VC

GoMo Health

www.gomohealth.com

Asbury Park

Life Sciences

Developer of a platform intended to be used for healthcare. The company's platform provides detailed health risk data collection, behavioral analysis and intelligence gathering, personalizes remote patient activation, thereby bridging the communication gap between patients, members, caregivers and providers as well as providing the patient data.

N/A

5/18/2023

N/A

Debt - General

LinusBio

www.linusbio.com

North Brunswick

Life Sciences

Operator of a patient-centric medicine company intended to improve human health through precision exposome medicine. The company specializes in offering precision exposome medicine focused on complex genomic diseases, providing clients with the technology for the analysis of genomic sequencing data.

$8,000,000

5/19/2023

Bow Capital, David Bellet Family Office, Divergent Investments, Gillian Sandler, GreatPoint Ventures, Nicole Shanahan, Sanford Robertson, YAC Holdings

Early Stage VC

Kanvas Biosciences

www.kanvasbio.com

Monmouth Junction

Life Sciences

Developer of imaging technology designed for microbial detection. The company develops a highly multiplexed imaging technology for microbial detection by illuminating microbial life with the help of cells, providing researchers with tools for research, and creating cures for infectious diseases.

$11,780,000

5/20/2023

Cooke, DCVC, Lions Capital, Triple Impact Capital, Uncommon Denominator

Early Stage VC

Kustomer

www.kustomer.com

Short Hills

Finance and Professional Services

Developer of a CRM platform designed to offer proactive customer service and support. The company's platform provides a customer-centric tool that unifies everything that agents and teams need in one place to manage customer relationships and resolve issues, enabling clients to manage their business internally and communicate with customers externally.

$60,000,000

5/23/2023

Battery Ventures, Redpoint Ventures

Later Stage VC

ClockWork Logistics Systems

www.clockworkdelivery.com

Newark

Information & High Technology

Developer of an IoT-based digital delivery platform designed to connect global shippers to independent carriers working in local markets. The company's cloud-based platform leverages intelligent automation and global smartphone deployment to collect real-time, actionable data from the app-enabled network, enabling logistics companies to digitize their network and offer a better delivery experience for the clients & consumers.

$1,310,000

5/26/2023

Estes Express Lines, F-LOG Ventures, Maersk Growth, Newark Venture Partners, Newtown Partners, Next Logistics Accelerator, Plug and Play Tech Center, PSA Unboxed, TecPier, Vineta Ventures

Seed

MoCaFi

www.mocafi.com

Newark

Finance and Professional Services

Developer of a personal finance platform designed to achieve economic equality through affordable, credit-building financial products. The company's platform offers financial products and services in the areas of check cashing, custom loans, debit cards, financial literacy, data analytics, and personal finance via its mobile application and financial card, enabling users to check their balance, cash their paychecks and send money safely at no extra cost.

$23,500,000

5/31/2023

1flourish Capital, Andrew Ambruoso, Bernadette Aulestia, BNY Mellon, Capital Access Holdings, Citi Impact Fund, Citigroup Alternative Investments, Commerce Ventures, FinTech Sandbox, Frederick Terrell, MasterCard, Newark Venture Partners, Partnership Fund for New York City, Portfolia, Radicle Impact, Social Venture Circle, SustainVC, Thompson Hutton, Truist Ventures, Wells Fargo, Wende Hutton, Winwin

Later Stage VC

Mergers and Acquisitions

Organization

Website

Location

Sector

Description

Financing Size

Financing Date

Acquirers

Financing Note

Olympic Wire & Cable


www.olympicwire.com

Fairfield

Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturer of wire and cable products designed to meet the needs of a variety of industries. The company offers electric wires and cables which are used in a variety of applications, including electrical wiring, telecommunications, industrial automation, medical devices, building automation and more.

 N/A 

5/1/2023

Genuine Cable Group

Buyout/LBO

Western Carriers (Collector Business)

North Bergen

Advanced Transportation & Logistics

Operator of wine cellar transportation firm based in North Bergen, New Jersey. The company offers wine collection, storage and transportation services.

 N/A 

5/1/2023

Vino Vault

Buyout/LBO

AGO Insurance Software

www.agois.com

Mount Arlington

Information & High Technology

Provider of software services intended for insurance companies, brokers and agents. The company, through its software, offers both personal and commercial policy processing, claims management systems, rating engines and customer portals, providing customized solutions as per the needs of clients.

 N/A 

5/3/2023

N. Harris Computer

Merger/Acquisition

Kenvue

www.kenvue.com

Skillman

Life Sciences 

Kenvue is the world's largest pure-play consumer health company by sales, generating $15 billion in annual revenue. Formerly known as Johnson & Johnson's consumer segment, Kenvue spun off and went public in May 2023. It operates in a variety of silos within consumer health, such as cough, cold and allergy care, pain management, face and body care, and oral care, as well as women's health. Its portfolio includes a wide array of some of the most well-known brands in the space, including Tylenol, Listerine, Johnson's, Aveeno, and Neutrogena. Despite playing in a fragmented industry with intense competition and ever-changing consumer preferences, many of Kenvue's brands are the global leader in their respective segment thanks to their strong brand power.

$3,801,880,000

5/4/2023

N/A

IPO

Assem-Pak

www.assempak.com

Vineland

Life Sciences

Manufacturer of packaging products intended for pharmaceutical, laboratory and medical device markets. The company offers glass, rubber, aluminum crimp seals and other packaging products, helping companies with the safety and purity of the products they bring to market.

 N/A 

5/5/2023

DWK Life Sciences

Buyout/LBO

Citius Pharma 

www.citiuspharma.com

Cranford

Life Sciences 

Citius Pharmaceuticals Inc is a biopharmaceutical company with a focus on anti-infectives in adjunct cancer care, unique prescription products, and stem cell therapy. It is currently advancing four proprietary product candidates: Mino-Lok, which is an antibiotic lock solution used to treat patients with catheter-related bloodstream infections; Mino-Wrap, a liquifying gel-based wrap for reduction of tissue expander infections following breast reconstructive surgeries; Halo-Lido, a topical formulation that is intended to provide anti-inflammatory and anesthetic relief to persons suffering from hemorrhoids; NoveCite, a mesenchymal stem cell therapy for the treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome.

$15,000,000

5/8/2023

N/A

PIPE

EMI Yoshi

www.emiyoshi.com

North Brunswick

Advanced Manufacturing

Supplier of premium disposable serving-ware intended to serve caterers, restaurants, schools, hotels and retailers. The company provides barware, espresso mugs, cutlery, dessert-ware, dinner bowls, plates, trays, stemware and other related products.

N/A

5/10/2023

Handgards

Buyout/LBO

Matrix New World Engineering

www.mnwe.com

Florham Park

Clean Tech 

Operator of an engineering and science company intended to solve national and global challenges in water, climate change, energy, transportation and infrastructure. The company specializes in environmental consulting, geotechnical engineering, civil engineering, offshore wind development and other related services, thereby enabling clients with careful planning and engineering to overcome environmental challenges.

N/A

5/12/2023

True Environmental

Buyout/LBO

Fusion Fulfillment

www.fusionfulfillment.com

Brick

Finance and Professional Services

Provider of order fulfillment services intended to provide businesses with real-time reporting and an overall view of their inventory. The company offers a wide range of services, including e-commerce, subscription box, order, literature, pick and pack, enabling customers with systems integration, real-time reporting and customized services.

$2,700,000

5/12/2023

N/A

Buyout/LBO

FutureproofAI

www.futureproofai.com

Maplewood

Information & High Technology

Provider of technology consultancy services intended for the implementation of customer decision hub technology. The company's services include advisory, implementation, analytics and operations, enabling its clients to avail enhanced value from artificial intelligence (AI) driven marketing services.

N/A

5/12/2023

Blend360

Buyout/LBO

US Pharma Lab

www.uspl.com

North Brunswick

Advanced Manufacturing 

Provider of contract manufacturing services intended for clients in the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industry. The company specializes in making nutritional supplements, capsules and custom designing pre-mixes and micro minerals along with value-added ingredients and formulations, thereby ensuring its clients with personalized multi-ingredient blends to meet their needs.

N/A

5/18/2023

Biofarma Group

Buyout/LBO

Frey Engineering

www.freyengineering.com

Lebanon

Finance & Professional Services

Provider of engineering services intended to offer a wide range of environmental and civil engineering services. The company's services include geotechnical engineering, wastewater treatment design, construction management, site planning, enabling clients to get cost effective engineering solutions.

N/A

5/23/2023

Liberty Environmental

Merger/Acquisition

Made4net

www.made4net.com

Teaneck

Information & High Technology

Developer and provider of supply chain execution software designed for consumer goods, e-commerce, manufacturing, retail, wholesale distribution and third-party logistics. The company's warehouse management platform is a cloud-based technology with real-time labor and transportation tracking, enabling clients to streamline the flow and visibility of inventory from the supplier to the end customer.

N/A

5/25/2023

Ingka Group

Merger/Acquisition

DMK Pharmaceuticals

www.dmkpharma.com

Gladstone

Life Sciences 

Operator of a drug development company intended for the treatment of opioid use disorder. The company offers drugs that behave like the body's own opioids, enabling healthcare institutions to reduce common opioid side effects including respiratory depression and abuse potential.

$27,000,000

5/25/2023

Adamis Pharmaceuticals

Merger/Acquisition

Messer Americas

www.messer-us.com

Bridgewater

Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturer and supplier of industrial gases intended for food, water treatment, healthcare, oil and gas, chemicals and electronics sectors. The company's product offerings include argon, carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, nitrogen and oxygen which are delivered through extensive distribution and storage methods that best fit the client's needs and it also offers a comprehensive selection of equipment and materials to support processes ranging from additive manufacturing to food chilling.

 N/A 

5/30/2023

N/A

Merger/Acquisition

Applechem

www.applechem.com

Parsippany

Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturer of cosmetic ingredients intended for the cosmetics industry. The company focuses on beauty, cleansing and cosmetic products that include applemol, s-block, sorbithix l-100, g-block, phytocare, oleoflex, sensogel and more personal care, suncare, hair care and homecare formulations, enabling its clients to avail products that are effective and user-friendly.

 N/A 

5/31/2023

Solabia Group

Buyout/LBO

Wiley (Tuition Manager Business)

N/A

NJ

Finance and Professional Services

Operator of an employee benefits platform intended to offer a range of tuition assistance benefits to employees. The company's platform offers tuition assistance including student loan repayment, public service loan forgiveness for non-profits, and student loan wellness, enabling employees to manage their student loan.

 N/A 

5/31/2023

Tuition.io

Merger/Acquisition

Macrosoft

www.macrosoftinc.com

Parsippany

Information & High Technology

Operator of a software design and development company to provide cost-effective, full-lifecycle solutions to complex software development projects. The company offers a platform that can be used to create and manage a variety of customer communication channels, including email, SMS, voice, and social media to improve customer communication, such as data analytics, campaign management and reporting.

 N/A 

5/31/2023

N/A

Buyout/LBO

Investments

Organization

 Website

Location

 Sector

Description

Financing Size

Announced Date

Active Investors

Financing Deal Type

Kazm

join.kazm.com

Jersey City

Information & High Technology

Developer of a social analytics platform designed to power the Web3 community. The company's platform allows users to onboard the right members to the community with embeddable forms and token gating and helps understand on-chain performance and overlapping communities, optimize growth across social channels, and identifies loopholes and get insights from member's app and website, helping social businesses in retention and engagement and monetize their audience at scale.

N/A

4/1/2023

Gumi Cryptos Capital (San Francisco), Higher Ground Labs, Koa Labs, StartX (US)

Early Stage VC

National Electronic Alloys

www.nealloys.com

Oakland

Advanced Materials

Operator of a mining and metal company intended to serve the aerospace, telecommunication, solar and defense industries. The company has a full-service operation with precision slitting, shearing, saw and cut-to-length machinery along with a large inventory of controlled and low expansion alloys, assisting in protecting the defense industry from the vulnerabilities of being dependent on foreign sources of supply.

$4,320,000

4/4/2023

Fox Three Partners, Rand Capital BDC, Route 2 Capital Partners

Debt - General

Cranium

www.cranium.ai

Short Hills

Information & High Technology

Developer of an AI Security and Trust Platform designed to provide security and trust to the AI revolution. The company offers minimal configurations, no-code analysis, and rapid time-to-value, enabling organizations to monitor their entire AI and ML infrastructure securely and automatically map and visualize their AI pipelines, serving the target market of organizations implementing AI in their business processes.

$7,000,000

4/5/2023

Anu Puvvada, Cliff Justice, Jay Leek, Kevin Martelli, KPMG Studio, Kyle Kappel, Ryan Permeh, Scott Alfeld, SYN Ventures, Todd Lohr

Early Stage VC

Kim Technologies

www.ask.kim

Bridgewater

Information & High Technology

Developer of artificial intelligence software systems intended to serve various businesses. The company's platform is a no-code, SaaS, patent-protected document generation, assembly, and workflow automation platform that creates, automates, maintains, and evolves end-to-end workflows and processes areas of legal, compliance, risk, and related activity, enabling businesses to deliver seamless and personalized experiences through its automation-as-a-service approach applicable to all functions and sectors.

N/A

4/6/2023

Tech Square Ventures

Later Stage VC

HyperTunnel

www.hypertunnel.com

Jersey City

Information & High Technology

Developer of mixed reality software platform intended to get experts on demand, by digitizing, capturing, and distributing their presence. The company's platform provides multi-dimensional collaboration between frontline workers and experts from remote physical worksites to centralized immersive digital twins, it gets experts on demand, by digitizing, capturing, and distributing the presence, helping frontline workers to guide and demonstrate how to perform tasks at the worksite.

$120,000

4/7/2023

Department of Energy, Loyal VC, Techstars, U.S. Department of Energy

Accelerator/Incubator

RealAssets

www.realassets.com

Iselin

Information & High Technology

Developer of real estate investing platform intended to assist High Net Worth Individuals, Family Offices, and Institutional Investors to invest in institutional-quality real estate. The company's cloud-based platform revolutionizes the way investors can approach investment-grade real estate by providing them with direct access to carefully curated properties that were the domain of the large fund managers and fund of funds and reduces financial intermediation and friction costs, and maintains asset management, providing investors with vetted and targeted investments that can offer superior returns on a risk-adjusted basis.

$150,000

4/10/2023

N/A

Angel

Evergreen Theragnostics

www.evergreentgn.com

Springfield

Life Sciences

Operator of contract development and manufacturing platform intended to improve the available options for cancer patients through radiopharmaceuticals. The company's platform provides reliable manufacturing services for therapeutic and centrally distributed diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals, from early-stage development through commercialization, enabling organizations to get assistance in radiopharmaceutical development, manufacturing, and commercialization needs.

$15,500,000

4/15/2023

3LB Seed Capital, Club degli investitori, Nova Capital (Italy)

Early Stage VC

DataroomHQ

www.dataroomhq.com

Old Bridge

Information & High Technology

Developer of a company analysis platform designed to know exactly how potential investors will analyze companies. The company's software offers an automated report card on how an investor will analyze and measure business, consumers can see their credit score and what is driving it before getting a loan or credit card with real-time board metric tracking, helping businesses to be confident going into the next capital raise.

$3,960,000

4/17/2023

Bling Capital, Cortical Ventures, Oceans Ventures

Seed

Diversified Systems

www.onediversified.com