Zscaler is a leader in cloud security for enterprises. It is security as a service delivered through a purpose-built, globally distributed platform that is built to secure today’s corporate networks. Karmel Capital invested in Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS) starting in 2016 while still a private company through secondary market transactions. The company completed a successful IPO in March of 2018.
Tagg (now known as Whistle) is the leading GPS tracker for dogs bringing peace of mind to pet parents throughout the US since 2010. In 2013, Karmel Capital acquired Tagg, then a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM). We executed a successful turnaround of the company, merged it with Whistle Labs in 2015, and sold the combined company to Mars Petcare in 2016.
When it’s time to get smart about college, it’s time for Edmit. Founded by recognized university leaders, Edmit’s intuitive software provides personalized, data-driven advice to help families understand the true cost and overall value of different colleges. Families that use Edmit make smarter college choices leading to less debt and better earnings outcomes, saving an average of over $5,000.
FamilyID is a SaaS platform for online registration for all sports, programs, and activities focused on the Kindergarten thru 12th grade years. Millions of registrations have been completed on the platform saving families and school administrators countless hours filling out and keeping track of paper forms.
Divx is a pioneer of digital video software. Through its free desktop software and certified devices, DivX provides a global community of users technology and tools to watch, convert, and cast their video. Their software has been downloaded over 1 billion times and there are over 1 billion devices worldwide that play back DivX video. Karmel Capital advised Parallax Partners and StepStone group in their acquisition of DivX from Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: TIVO).
BounceX is the leader in behavioral automation software and analytics. Their behavioral marketing platform is employed by marketers to build complete profiles of their site visitors and then, based on these profiles, direct marketing efforts towards the most valuable actions possible. BounceX technology is live on thousands of digital properties across a diverse array of industries.