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Alpine Meridian is an investment and advisory firm with extensive experience and relationships in the Internet, digital media, financial services, and e-commerce sectors. 

 
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Investments


Investments


Investments

 

Alpine Meridian and affiliates invest in early stage companies in the Internet, digital media, financial services, and e-commerce sectors. We help portfolio companies succeed by leveraging our 25 years of client relationships and expertise in structuring business development partnerships. 

 

Exited INVESTMENTS


Sold to Healthways Leading network of alternative healthcare providers

Sold to Healthways

Leading network of alternative healthcare providers

Sold to GSI Commerce Enterprise retargeting  

Sold to GSI Commerce

Enterprise retargeting  

Sold to Clarion Capital Partners Lead gen ad serving and inventory management

Sold to Clarion Capital Partners

Lead gen ad serving and inventory management

Sold to Motorola Building the future of TV  

Sold to Motorola

Building the future of TV  

Sold to Intent Media Cloud-based hotel analytics platform  

Sold to Intent Media

Cloud-based hotel analytics platform

 

Sold to Livingsocial Hospitality industry social commerce platform

Sold to Livingsocial

Hospitality industry social commerce platform

 Sold to Marchex Leading contextual performance advertising platform 

 Sold to Marchex

Leading contextual performance advertising platform 

Sold to Digital River eCommerce platform provider  

Sold to Digital River

eCommerce platform provider  

Sold to Nielsen Syndicated consumer research for voice and data mobile markets 

Sold to Nielsen

Syndicated consumer research for voice and data mobile markets 

Sold to AT&T Canadian telecom services 

Sold to AT&T

Canadian telecom services 

Sold to ERT Patient self-reporting for clinical trials 

Sold to ERT

Patient self-reporting for clinical trials 

Sold to AccentHealth Page-level ad targeting platform

Sold to AccentHealth

Page-level ad targeting platform

Sold to Comdata Credit and debit card processor 

Sold to Comdata

Credit and debit card processor 

Edge Develops patient therapies to transform treatment paradigms NASDAQ: EDGE

Edge
Develops patient therapies to transform treatment paradigms
NASDAQ: EDGE

Invuity Intelligent photonics NASDAQ: IVTY

Invuity

Intelligent photonics

NASDAQ: IVTY

Sold to Citrix Hyperscale architecture solutions for data centers        

Sold to Citrix

Hyperscale architecture solutions for data centers  

 

 

 

Sold to Singtel Leading provider of on-demand data security and PCI compliance software

Sold to Singtel

Leading provider of on-demand data security and PCI compliance software


Current INVESTMENTS


AllTheRooms Metasearch engine for accommodations worldwide

AllTheRooms

Metasearch engine for accommodations worldwide

BotFactory Desktop ink-jet printer of electronic circuit boards

BotFactory

Desktop ink-jet printer of electronic circuit boards

Device42 Data center infrastructure management software

Device42

Data center infrastructure management software

LingoLive Live foreign language training for the enterprise

LingoLive

Live foreign language training for the enterprise

Spanfeller Media Group All things food and drink 

Spanfeller Media Group

All things food and drink 

Zype Cloud video content technology

Zype

Cloud video content technology

Bazaar Wholesale purchasing and delivery platform

Bazaar

Wholesale purchasing and delivery platform

Certify Cloud-based, enterprise expense management  

Certify

Cloud-based, enterprise expense management

 

Force Therapeutics Physical therapy patient management and tracking platform 

Force Therapeutics

Physical therapy patient management and tracking platform 

PebblePost Re-marketing platform for programmatic direct mail

PebblePost

Re-marketing platform for programmatic direct mail

Tego RF chip tagging solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things

Tego

RF chip tagging solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things

Bench Accounting Cloud bookkeeping for small businesses 

Bench Accounting

Cloud bookkeeping for small businesses 

ClearDoc Video-based physician marketing platform

ClearDoc

Video-based physician marketing platform

Homer Logistics Restaurant delivery logistics

Homer Logistics

Restaurant delivery logistics

PexCard Pre-paid expense cards for business

PexCard

Pre-paid expense cards for business

Transactis Electronic bill presentment and payment platform

Transactis

Electronic bill presentment and payment platform

Bombora Largest aggregator of intent driven B2B data

Bombora

Largest aggregator of intent driven B2B data

Coravin Enjoy wine by the glass without pulling the cork

Coravin

Enjoy wine by the glass without pulling the cork

Lenddo Social graph-based credit scoring & lending platform  

Lenddo

Social graph-based credit scoring & lending platform  

SureDone Cloud platform for e-commerce

SureDone

Cloud platform for e-commerce

Weaved Connectivity platform for the Internet of Things 

Weaved

Connectivity platform for the Internet of Things 

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Clients


Clients


Clients

 

Alpine Meridian works with major corporations and early stage technology-related companies to develop digital strategies, secure and optimize investment capital, and accelerate growth and profitability. 

 
 

 
 
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Advisory


Advisory


Advisory

 

Alpine Meridian works with major corporations and early stage companies to develop digital strategies and accelerate revenues. We help clients expand business development activities and identify and structure marketing partnerships. 

 

Strategy

  • Develop a healthcare publishers digital distribution strategy.

  • Help a healthcare web publisher develop consumer and professional channels.
     
  • Develop a digital assets monetization strategy for a major consumer media company.
     
  • Advise a technical services provider on systems integration acquisitions. 
     
  • Help a legal database provider expand online and evaluate distribution partners.
     

Operational 

  • Create a product plan for a telecom company to increase revenues and profitability.
     
  • Create and manage an IVR service for a major media company.
     
  • Create and manage digital joint ventures with telecommunications and publishing companies
     
  • Help a business publisher increase profitability of its digital properties.

Structuring

  • Negotiate agreements to increase distribution and licensing revenues for an international publisher.

  • Negotiate agreements  to increase a consumer publisher's subscriber revenues.
     
  • Assist an educational publisher in negotiating online marketing partnerships.
     
  • Initiate and close marketing partnerships for a national fulfillment company.
     
  • Evaluate hosting, connectivity, and programming alternatives for an entertainment industry publisher.
     
  • Develop a music publisher's web distribution strategy and negotiate marketing partnerships.
     
  • Structure a marketing partnership between a major online portal and an EHR provider.
     
  • Initiate and structure a financial tools company's partnerships with web publishers.
     
  • Structure a pharmaceutical company's private network for  communication with selected physicians.

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Financial Advisory


Financial Advisory


Financial Advisory

 

Alpine Meridian advises clients on capital structure and financings and works with clients to optimize investment capital from venture capital firms, strategic corporate investors, and prominent angel investors. 

 

  • Advise a business services company on its private placement, IPO, business development transactions, and equity investments.
     
  • Advise a start-up web advertising company on its initial capitalization and subsequent financings from industry investors.
  • Advise a joint venture of one of the world's largest banks and prominent music industry veterans on capital structure.
     
  • Advise a business services company on its equity investment in a prominent scientific community.
     
  • Advise a SaaS B2B company on its initial equity financing.
  • Advise a text and video messaging company on its equity investment from a prominent international venture capital firm.
     
  • Advise a wireless software company on equity financing from one of the largest venture capital firms.
  • Advise an entrepreneur on the acquisition of a credit card processor, development of business strategy, and ultimate sale to a public entity.
     
  • Advise a contextual search company on its spin-off, initial equity financing, corporate development activities, and sale of the company.
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About Us


About Us


About Us

Bill Benedict, founder and managing partner, leads Alpine Meridian’s team. Previously he was managing partner of Resource Ventures, L.P., a venture capital fund; chairman of Reach Financial, a specialty finance company; responsible for Societe Generale's U.S. National Banking Department; a lending officer with Chase Manhattan Bank in New York and Tokyo; and co-founder of LaSalle Commodities, a futures investment fund. 

He is on the board of Bombora, Madison Logic, and Certify, and a member of the Alumni Board of Governors of The Hotchkiss School.

 

For further information, please contact:

Bill Benedict
203-536-9495
bbenedict@alpinemeridian.com