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December 18, 2023

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by: Jay Lee

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Categories: Blog

Co-Author: Riddhi Panchal Economists and social scientists have been clamoring for years about the demographic tidal wave set to occur as the largest and wealthiest generation in US history (Baby Boomers) begin to age out of the population. One by-product of this inevitable trend is the transfer of an enormous amount of wealth to the [...]

October 20, 2023

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by: Matthew Alfieri

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Categories: Blog

There’s a lot of talk about Payment Orchestration. It seems to have found its place at the buzzword bingo table alongside Generative AI, Cloud Computing, and Open Source technologies. Some of that hype is well-deserved. Through our investments in merchant-enabling technology companies (e.g., @One, Inc., @Teikametrics, @Plooto), and our continued exploration of the space it […]

March 30, 2023

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by: Matthew Alfieri

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Categories: Blog

Software is eating the world, but cash remains king. While software continues to help solve complex business problems by automating tasks and delivering business insights – no resource is more valuable to a business, especially a small to medium-sized business (SMB), than cash. Despite progress made by financial institutions to provide Uber-like experiences for consumers, […]

December 16, 2022

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by: Ben Cukier

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Categories: Blog

Due diligence is a powerful tool both for investors and, if used effectively, for the (prospective) portfolio company. Prominent collapses of tech companies such as FTX, Theranos, Celsius, and BlockFi have prompted observers in many circles, including the Financial Times, to ask “Doesn’t Anyone Do Due Diligence Anymore?”. The thoroughness of diligence has observably declined […]

November 10, 2022

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by: Aleksandra Antolak

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Categories: Blog

Last quarter, global Venture Capital funding fell to $81 billion, per Crunchbase, a dramatic decline from the previous quarter and year. So the question becomes, “what companies are VC firms investing in?”  For Centana Growth Partners it was a clear choice, Laika the industry’s first complete compliance platform. Evaluating the Compliance Market In the digital […]