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AllTrust Networks, based in Herndon, VA, offers a transaction processing software solution. The Company’s software allows grocery stores and other retailers to identify an individual using a biometric (fingerprint) and reduce losses from check fraud. AllTrust also offers merchants and their customers other products such as bill payment, money transfer, and “Check 21” processing.
Broadcast Sports International
BSI is the North American market leader in providing microwave transmission and custom remote-controlled miniature camera systems to the broadcast industry. For over 30 years, BSI has provided point-of-view coverage across a range of applications, including live sporting events such as the Olympics, Daytona 500 and the America’s Cup. In 2011, BSI opened its UK location which provides exclusive RF over fiber systems, cameras and audio systems to production companies for news, sports, and other events throughout Europe and Asia..
eCoast Marketing, based in Rochester, NH, is an outsourced sales and channel marketing agency that executes highly-customized programs for the high-technology industry. eCoast is the primary outsourced agency for many leading technology manufacturers and channel partners across North America.
everspoon, based in Baltimore, MD and founded in 2015, improves its customers’ lives by enabling them to cook at home and enjoy more family meals together. Building on over ten years of experience in the meal assembly industry with Let’s Dish! Mid-Atlantic, everspoon optimizes the home delivery of healthy, portioned meals flash frozen for convenience. everspoon handles the menu planning and prep work and provides easy-to-follow cooking instructions so busy families can put delicious meals on the table in well under 30 minutes.
First Source, LLC (formerly known as Wythe Will Tzetzo and Garvey Nut & Candy), based in Buffalo, NY, is a producer, packager, and distributor of confectionery products and specialty foods sold to retailers throughout the United States. With history dating back to 1927 and value-add expertise in worldwide sourcing, customized packaging, and logistics, the company has grown to be one of the largest and most reputable players in the confectionery and specialty food distribution category. First Source provides chocolate, non-chocolate confectionery, fruit & nut mixes and specialty products in a variety of packaged and bulk formats to its premium grocery, alternative retail, and hospitality customers.
Questar Assessment, Inc. (OTC BB: QUSA) headquartered in Brewster, N.Y., offers a comprehensive suite of educational assessment solutions to states, schools, school districts and to third parties. As one of the nation’s leading providers, Questar Assessment provides products and services that range from test design, development, calibration, and psychometric services through print production, distribution, scanning, scoring, reporting, and data analysis services, as well as readability analysis of written materials. To meet the requirements in electronic assessment, Questar offers on-line testing services to schools and educational entities in the K-12 market as well as customized assessment engines for curriculum providers.
White Distribution & Supply
White Distribution & Supply, headquartered in Fairbury, IL and Muscatine, IA, is an integrated distributor of industrial supplies and MRO products for Original Equipment Manufacturers. The company provides customers with total supply chain management and measurable savings by developing unique product delivery models, detailed cost reduction programs, engineering support, 3PL services, printing, light manufacturing, and part kit assembly. The company has 16 locations nationwide.
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American Public Education, Inc.*
American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: APEI) is a leading provider of online post-secondary education focused primarily on serving the military and public service communities. American Public University System (APUS), wholly owned by APEI, comprises two universities – American Military University (AMU) and American Public University (APU). APUS is regionally accredited and serves over 33,000 part-time students who live and work in all 50 states and more than 100 countries. APUS offers 73 degree programs and 48 certificate programs in fields ranging from homeland security, military studies, intelligence, and criminal justice to technology, business administration, public health, and liberal arts.
American Public completed its IPO in November 2007.
CoastTec (formerly known as Coastal Business Machines), founded in 1988 and based in Randallstown, MD, is the world’s largest reconditioning and repair center for uninterruptible power supplies. CoastTec is the only company in the United States to be factory-trained by APC for component level repair, and the company is also North America’s largest after-warranty battery replacement and repair center.
DoublePositive, Inc., based in Baltimore, MD, is a performance-based online marketing company serving lead buyers, lead sellers, and direct response advertisers. DoublePositive pioneered award winning LIVE Hot Transfers and offers Mobile Pay-Per-Call and search and display services on both the web and mobile web.
First Equity Card Corporation, Inc.*
First Equity Card Corporation, based in Blue Bell, PA, was formed in June 2001 to pursue the highly profitable and rapidly growing small business credit card market.
Let’s Dish! mid-Atlantic is a meal assembly retailer in Maryland and northern Virginia. Let’s Dish! provides healthy, affordable, portion-controlled, convenient and delicious meals for busy people. Meals are available by in-store preparation (“self-serve”), pickup and home delivery.
Social Solutions, based in Baltimore, MD, enables non-profit and government organizations to improve performance and accountability through its patent pending Efforts-to-Outcomes (ETO) Software. Social Solutions’ clients improve services delivery and more clearly demonstrate results; as a direct result they are able to win increased grant funding while reducing costs.
*Investments made in collaboration with Woodbrook Capital.