WI Harper Group-backed GrubMarket Expands Into New Jersey, Arizona and Texas through the Acquisitions of Regatta Tropicals and SunFed

WI Harper Group | April 12, 2022 | Source: PR Newswire (Regatta) / PR Newswire (SunFed) GrubMarket completed the acquisitions of: Regatta Tropicals, a fresh fruit company that operates in New Jersey and California; in addition to SunFed, a tech-driven fresh produce company that operates in Arizona and Texas. Regatta Tropicals is one of the…

WI Harper Group-backed Synthego Raises $200 Million to Accelerate the Field of CRISPR-Based Medicines

WI Harper Group | February 17, 2022 | Source: Synthego Synthego, a genome engineering company, raised $200 million in a Series E financing led by Perceptive Advisors. Participating in the round were new investors SoftBank Vision Fund 2, Declaration Partners, Laurion Capital Management, Logos Capital, GigaFund and Chimera Abu Dhabi as well as existing investors…

WI Harper Group-backed Merit Raises $50M Series B to Expand Digital Credentials Platform

WI Harper Group | January 12, 2022 | Source: TechCrunch Merit (originally called Sigma), an online achievement verification platform, raised a $50 million Series B round led by Rose Park Advisors. There was also participation from prior investors: a16z, Bow Capital and Govtech Fund, along with new investors: Experian Ventures, Spike Ventures, InState Capital, Collier…

WI Harper Group-backed Wynd Launches Air Quality Optimization Service Suite as Employees Return to Office

WI Harper Group | December 6, 2021 | Source: Businesswire Wynd Technologies, a California-based maker of proprietary AI-powered indoor air monitoring and purification technologies, has announced the launch of its Indoor Air Quality Optimization Service, a suite of products that simultaneously detect, monitor, and remediate air quality within any built environment. WI Harper initially led Wynd’s…

WI Harper Group-backed Flexcompute Raises $22M to Accelerate Industrial R&D With Advanced Engineering Computing

WI Harper Group | November 2021 | Source: Flexcompute Flexcompute, a company that develops proprietary simulation software and hardware, and provides these tools to customers with rigorous Research and Development (R&D) needs, has raised a $22 million Series B. The round was led by Coatue and included participation from: GGV, 3W Investment, and WI Harper Group.…

WI Harper Group-backed Poshly is Acquired by Real-Time Market Research Platform, Suzy

WI Harper Group | December 16, 2021 | Source: Businesswire Suzy announced its acquisition of beauty-focused research platform Poshly.com. The acquisition expands Suzy’s category presence and qualitative research capabilities, including the recent launch of Suzy Home, its new in-home usage testing (IHUT) offering. Doreen Bloch, CEO of Poshly, joins Suzy as Vice President of Audience Management…

WI Harper Group-backed Embark concludes $5 Billion SPAC Merger – 26-Year-Old Alex Rodrigues Becomes Youngest Current CEO of a Publicly Traded Company

WI Harper Group | November 11, 2021 | Source: Forbes Embark, a leading autonomous trucking company, went public today via SPAC merger with Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp. II at a $5 billion valuation. It will trade on the Nasdaq under the ticker EMBK. Embark raised $755 million through the merger, including private investment from: Mubadala…