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Investments

81

Portfolio Exits

18

Funds

5

About Cue Ball Capital

Cue Ball Capital is a Boston-based venture capital firm focused on early stage growth companies with recurring revenue business models and differentiated intellectual property across sectors such as business information services and Internet media and commerce. Cue Ball's portfolio includes a mix of business information and consumer service investments including Knovel, Stylesight, MiniLuxe, PlanetTran, Epic Burger, and Tickets-for-Charity.

Cue Ball Capital Headquarter Location

One Faneuil Hall Square 7th Floor

Boston, Massachusetts, 02109,

United States

617-542-0100

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Latest Cue Ball Capital News

MiniLuxe, Inc. Opens The Market

Dec 8, 2021

Opens The Market TORONTO, Dec. 8, 2021 /CNW/ - Anthony Tjan, Managing Partner, Chairman and Co-Founder, Cue Ball Capital and MiniLuxe, Inc. Author: TORONTO, Dec. 8, 2021 /CNW/ - Anthony Tjan, Managing Partner, Chairman and Co-Founder, Cue Ball Capital and MiniLuxe, Inc., ("MiniLuxe") (TSXV: MNLX) together with Zoe Krislock, Chief Executive Officer of MiniLuxe and their team joined Dani Lipkin, Director, Global Business Development, TMX Group, to celebrate the Company's new listing on TSX Venture Exchange and open the market. MiniLuxe, a Delaware corporation based in Boston, Massachusetts is a digitally-driven, socially-responsible lifestyle brand and empowerment platform in nail care. For over a decade, MiniLuxe has been promoting  standards for health, hygiene, and fair labour practices in the nail care service industry. MiniLuxe seeks to become one of the largest educators and employers of Asian-American, Asian-Canadian, and other diverse members who are part of one of the largest independent workforces of women. "Listing publicly on TSXV marks a major step in MiniLuxe's journey as we continue to positively transform the nail care industry", said Anthony Tjan, Executive Chairman, MiniLuxe Inc. "We are building a digital-first platform to uplift the largest independent workforce of women, celebrating their creativity and craft with the highest standards of clean and hygiene. "   Today, MiniLuxe provides talent services (nail care and waxing services) and products (through its own proprietary clean nail care products). MiniLuxe is driven by a fully integrated digital-first platform that manages all client bookings, preferences and payments and provides designers with the ability to manage their scheduling, clientele, bonuses and gratuity, and training content. Since its founding, MiniLuxe has performed over 2 million services. For Market Openings: Media may pick up a feed from the TOC (television operations centre) for all market open ceremonies. The feed is named TSX Transmit 1 (SD-SDI) and is produced at the TMX Broadcast Centre and sent live to the TOC. To pick up the feed via the Dejero network, please contact avservices@tmx.com . The client feature video will begin playing on the TMX media wall at approximately 9:27 a.m. ET and the markets will open with the sound of a siren at 9:30 a.m. ET Date:   Wednesday, December 8, 2021 Time:   9:00am - 9:30am SOURCE TSX Venture Exchange

Cue Ball Capital Investments

81 Investments

Cue Ball Capital has made 81 investments. Their latest investment was in Covey as part of their Seed VC on January 1, 2022.

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Cue Ball Capital Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

1/10/2022

Seed VC

Covey

$2.5M

Yes

2

1/4/2022

Series A

ianacare

$12.1M

Yes

11

10/13/2021

Series A - II

Seraphina Therapeutics

$5M

Yes

3

6/24/2021

Series C

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$99M

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10

6/21/2021

Series B

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$99M

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10

Date

1/10/2022

1/4/2022

10/13/2021

6/24/2021

6/21/2021

Round

Seed VC

Series A

Series A - II

Series C

Series B

Company

Covey

ianacare

Seraphina Therapeutics

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Amount

$2.5M

$12.1M

$5M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

2

11

3

10

10

Cue Ball Capital Portfolio Exits

18 Portfolio Exits

Cue Ball Capital has 18 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was TeachBoost on March 01, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

3/1/2022

Acquired

$99M

1

1/4/2022

Acquired

$99M

1

12/6/2021

Reverse Merger

$99M

1

10/29/2020

Acquired

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$99M

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10

3/6/2020

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

3/1/2022

1/4/2022

12/6/2021

10/29/2020

3/6/2020

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Reverse Merger

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

1

1

10

10

Cue Ball Capital Fund History

5 Fund Histories

Cue Ball Capital has 5 funds, including Cue Ball Direct Placement Opportunity I.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

12/31/2020

Cue Ball Direct Placement Opportunity I

$4.5M

1

3/31/2014

Cue Ball Capital

$99M

10

4/15/2011

Cue Ball Capital

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$99M

10

3/10/2008

Cue Ball Group

$99M

10

2/13/2007

Cue Ball Discovery Fund

$99M

10

Closing Date

12/31/2020

3/31/2014

4/15/2011

3/10/2008

2/13/2007

Fund

Cue Ball Direct Placement Opportunity I

Cue Ball Capital

Cue Ball Capital

Cue Ball Group

Cue Ball Discovery Fund

Fund Type

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Status

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Amount

$4.5M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

10

10

Cue Ball Capital Team

3 Team Members

Cue Ball Capital has 3 team members, including current Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner, Anthony K. Tjan.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Anthony K. Tjan

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner

Current

Mats Lederhausen

Founding Partner

Current

John D. Hamel

General Partner

Current

Name

Anthony K. Tjan

Mats Lederhausen

John D. Hamel

Work History

Title

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner

Founding Partner

General Partner

Status

Current

Current

Current

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