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Change is Coming to B2B Technology

While the technology sector experiences almost continuous disruption, there are still several areas within B2B technology that have been ignored, lagging the consumer market broadly in terms of mobile adoption, cloud-enabled services and the Internet of Things, among others. With this ongoing shift, however, comes significant opportunity for entrepreneurs, innovators and investors. We see significant opportunities in long-standing, regulated B2B sectors such as financial services, healthcare, and government services where new technologies can reduce the process costs associated with regulation.

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iSelect Portfolio Companies

iSelect focuses on early-stage b2b technology companies that are poised to help push the next b2b technology revolution forward. We deliberately invest in companies that can make a positive impact on our society, as well as on the bottom line.

OneClickship, Inc.

Tradelanes is a SaaS company digitizing and automating global container shipping to drive transparency and efficiency in global trade. Learn more…

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Popbookings, LLC

PopBookings develops software that streamlines the temporary employment market, with an initial focus on the event-staffing segment. Learn more…

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StreamLink Software, Inc

StreamLink sells grant and board of Director management software to public sector and nonprofit institutions. StreamLink helps these grant recipients comply with new Federal and state transparency and accountability laws – in so doing, increasing grant effectiveness, transparency, and compliance. Learn more…

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FairWords, Inc.

FairWords monitors and archives all digital employee communications on authorized company devices using artificial intelligence (AI) to ensure compliance in regulated industries. Learn more…

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Better Weekdays, Inc

BetterWeekdays, provides a job-matching platform that helps employers hire better-qualified candidates based on individual skills and business culture fit. Learn more…

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Systematic Revenue, LLC

Systematic Revenue (Hatchbuck), provides all-in-one sales and marketing software designed especially for small to mid-sized businesses Learn more…

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Rewards Catering, LLC

Rewards Caterings (Time to Cater) is a web-based full service national catering concierge service used to manage catered events of any scale. Learn more…

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Gremlin Social, Inc.

Gremln, Inc., based in St. Louis, MO, provides secure social media software for financial service and other regulated industries. Its software combines social media marketing, customer service, monitoring, and the approval processes, filtration and archiving necessary for regulatory compliance (SEC, FINRA, FFIEC), meeting the needs of both a financial services firm’s marketing and compliance departments. Learn more…

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Crazy for Education, LLC

CrazyForEducation provides an online database of educational and tutoring programs in which lecturing occurs primarily outside the classroom while tutoring (homework) is done inside the classroom. Learn more…

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adFreeq, LLC

AdKiosks is a digital ad platform that enables advertisers to display unlimited products from a single ad space. Learn more…

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Meet Our Selection Committee

Our B2B Technology Selection Committee consists of industry and subject matter experts who help guide iSelect’s investment decisions. With firsthand experience and a true pulse on the industry, we consider these individuals key to our success in finding and investing in innovation.

Jean Roberson

Jean Roberson is CFO of Appistry, a big data analytics company focused on supporting precision medicine and next generation healthcare. She has over 25 years of experience in all areas of finance from early-stage venture-funded companies to large corpo …

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Don Imholz

Mr. Don Imholz is a business executive/leader with diverse experience in Operations and IT, extensive Board involvement, and a strong track record of creating sustainable competitive advantage. His expertise in cybersecurity, big data, digital transfor …

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Bryce Rutter

Dr. Rutter is founder and CEO of Metaphase Design Group, a design firm serving industrial, commercial and consumer product and packaging clients internationally.  He is an acknowledged specialist in ergonomic product design and a leading worldwide expe …

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Mr. Charles Norris, also known as Chuck, CFA is a Co-Founder of Nelnet Capital, LLC. Mr. Norris has been part of Nelnet organization for more than 20 years. During this time, he helped start Infovisa. Mr. Norris also worked for Wilshire Associates. Mr. …

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Bill has spent his career helping clients around the world drive value within their operations and across the supply chain and has long been recognized as a leader in the aerospace and defense industry. Bill was most recently the President and CEO of E …

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Greg A. Sullivan

In 1981, with a vision for how the microcomputer would impact the world, Mr. Sullivan created his own company, G.A. Sullivan. His goal was to provide custom software to businesses using the then fairly new IBM PC. In 1992, the growth of the Internet pr …

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Brian Fielding

Brian Fielding has over 30 years experience as an attorney, business executive, and consultant in digital media, broadcasting, technology and licensing. He was on the senior leadership team for 15 years at Audible.com, during its start-up and rapid gro …

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Michael Nichols

Michael Nichols, Ph.D. presently serves as an investor and C level management for various startups. He serves as an Analyst for Vinlogx, a platform that acquires, stores, and analyses internal vehicle information enabling solutions across multiple auto …

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Dave Gray

Dave Gray is a leader and manager with a background in design. He has worked with many of the world’s largest companies, as well as mid-sized businesses, startups, executives and individuals. He is the founder of XPLANE, a strategic design consultancy, …

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Co-founder & CEO of LaserBand from January 2001 through July 2012, Sanjay led the sale of the company to Zebra Technologies Inc. From 1996 to 2001, he was founder, Chairman and CEO of WorkNet Communications, a wireless telecommunications company. P …

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Ken Harrington

As Managing Director of the Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Ken has led the Center to become a top-five ranked university in entrepreneurship and innovation offering over 80 entrepreneurial courses and numerous co-curricular programs th …

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Hal Gentry

With 30+ years of experience in the software industry as a CEO and Angel Investor.  Hal founded, served as CEO and ultimately sold two successful software businesses, Gentry Systems and GridLogix.  He is currently a partner in Capital Innovators, which …

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Jim Brasunas

Jim has 30+ years of entrepreneurial, management, marketing, sales, and investment experience with technology-based companies. Since 2008, Brasunas has served as Executive Director of ITEN (The St. Louis Information Technology Entrepreneur Network) pro …

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Renaldo Cataldo

An accomplished senior executive with start-ups, growth, and turn-around organizations, Renato developed a healthcare technology corporation, HealthTech Solutions, from a small start-up of 3 people to a national provider of technical solutions to healt …

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Ewin Barnett

Ewin Barnett is a life-long entrepreneur who specializes in information and big-data opportunities. He is best known for founding Carfax, a company that today employs over 500 people. He is an active investor and advisor in many area early-stage compan …

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