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Investments

65

Portfolio Exits

23

Funds

2

About Dolphin Equity

Dolphin Equity Partners is a private equity firm currently managing over $340 million in capital. Its focus is building Software as a Service (SaaS), mobile-enabled technology, communication services, and new media businesses.

Dolphin Equity Headquarter Location

750 Lexington Avenue (59th Street) 16th Floor

New York, New York, 10022,

United States

212.446.1600

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Investor Profile: Dolphin Equity Partners

May 18, 2013

Apple Salvatore Tirabassi from Dolphin Equity Partners is a member of FundingPost online! Venture Fund Member Profile Share This Profile: Dolphin Equity Partners, L.P. ("DEP") specializes in investing in emerging media and marketing services, enterprise services, technology and communications companies operating primarily in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. We help shape the future of these emerging segments by investing in market-leading companies with world-class management teams. As a trusted advisor and partner, we look to build sustainable value in our portfolio companies through the strategic and operational guidance we provide management. Located in New York City, DEP currently manages over $340 million in capital. DEP seeks to obtain significant equity positions in expansion stage companies poised for substantial growth. Although our preference is for expansion stage companies, we will opportunistically consider early-stage investments, recapitalizations and buy-outs. Salvatore Tirabassi Partner Dolphin Equity Partners Mr. Tirabassi joined Dolphin Equity Partners in 1999. He serves on the board of eight portfolio companies: Airband, EpicCycle, Gomez, MaxPreps, SilverCarrot, The Guild, Vercuity and VitalStream. He is a former board member of and continues to be involved in InQ. Before joining the Dolphin team, Mr. Tirabassi was in product development and marketing at Diamond Lane Communications, Inc., a venture capital-backed DSL hardware manufacturer that was subsequently acquired by Nokia Corporation. Prior to his experience at Diamond Lane, he was an early employee at FutureBrand, a strategic marketing consulting firm subsequently acquired by Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). At FutureBrand, Mr. Tirabassi focused on the telecommunications and financial services industries, providing branding, marketing and strategy consultation to large corporations in the United States and abroad. Representative Investments inQ, Inc. inQ has successfully pioneered the marriage of sophisticated real-time chat technology with transaction-based marketing programs for e-commerce companies. By hosting live chat up-sells and cross-sells with their clients' consumers after the initial purchase, inQ delivers additional profits to the retailers' pockets. Conversion of inQ's clients' total monthly web orders often extends into double digits. RateIntegration, Inc. RateIntegration is a developer of software that enables telecommunications carriers to create bundled pricing plans from the desktop without having to reprogram a mainframe billing system. Most billing platforms used today were designed only for voice services and require cumbersome exchanges between internal IT departments and software vendors before changes can be made. Ceragon Networks Ltd. Ceragon is a pacesetter in broadband wireless networking systems, enables rapid and cost-effective ultra high-capacity network connectivity for mobile cellular infrastructure, fixed networks, private networks and enterprises. (Nasdaq: CRNT) SilverCarrot SilverCarrot is a leader in online pay-for-performance lead generation. SilverCarrot has developed a series of analytical and database tools to manage its business, optimize lead generation performance to continually refine its online marketing campaigns and cost-effectively deliver many valuable qualified, profiled customers to a wide variety of advertisers. Salvatore participated in the FundingPost event: NYC Early-Stage Venture Investingon Wednesday, Jan 31, 2007 in NY, Sponsored by Morrison & Foerster To list your Company on our website and make your profile available to Salvatore and 7,500+ other VCs and Angel Investors, Click Here. About FundingPost For over Fourteen Years FundingPost has worked with thousandsof Angel and Venture Capital Investors. We believe that it isimportant to reach investors in every medium possible -both online and offline. We have been directly responsible fortons of success stories and Millions and Millions of dollars raised.We look forward to introducing your company to the leading Venture and Angel Investors nationwide. Sign up now: Entrepreneurs / Investors Join the FundingPost email list and learn how, when and where you can meet these Investors: Other Venture Profiles:

Dolphin Equity Investments

65 Investments

Dolphin Equity has made 65 investments. Their latest investment was in AVST as part of their Series C - II on December 12, 2011.

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Dolphin Equity Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

12/23/2011

Series C - II

AVST

No

7/1/2011

Debt

TouchCommerce

$3M

No

3/21/2011

Series A

CloudFloor

$3M

Yes

1

12/29/2010

Series A

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$99M

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0

10/26/2010

Series C

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$99M

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0

Date

12/23/2011

7/1/2011

3/21/2011

12/29/2010

10/26/2010

Round

Series C - II

Debt

Series A

Series A

Series C

Company

AVST

TouchCommerce

CloudFloor

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Amount

$3M

$3M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

No

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

0

0

Dolphin Equity Portfolio Exits

23 Portfolio Exits

Dolphin Equity has 23 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was MegaPath Networks on May 10, 2018.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

5/10/2018

Acquired

$99M

4

10/31/2017

Merger

$99M

1

10/5/2016

Acquired

$99M

4

7/21/2016

Acquired

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$99M

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10

3/30/2016

Acq - Fin

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$99M

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10

Date

5/10/2018

10/31/2017

10/5/2016

7/21/2016

3/30/2016

Exit

Acquired

Merger

Acquired

Acquired

Acq - Fin

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

4

1

4

10

10

Dolphin Equity Fund History

2 Fund Histories

Dolphin Equity has 2 funds, including Dolphin Communications Fund II LP.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

4/11/2002

Dolphin Communications Fund II LP

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$163M

1

7/30/1999

Dolphin Communications Fund LP

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$99M

10

Closing Date

4/11/2002

7/30/1999

Fund

Dolphin Communications Fund II LP

Dolphin Communications Fund LP

Fund Type

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Closed

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Amount

$163M

$99M

Sources

1

10

Dolphin Equity Team

5 Team Members

Dolphin Equity has 5 team members, including current Chief Financial Officer, Eugene Galantini.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Eugene Galantini

Chief Financial Officer

Current

Cameron Hillyer

Chief Financial Officer

Former

Charlie Zerbo

Controller

Former

Donald W Kraftson

CIBC Capital Partners

Managing Director

Former

Barry Stewart

CIBC Capital Partners, Goldman Sachs, and PwC

Managing Director

Former

Name

Eugene Galantini

Cameron Hillyer

Charlie Zerbo

Donald W Kraftson

Barry Stewart

Work History

CIBC Capital Partners

CIBC Capital Partners, Goldman Sachs, and PwC

Title

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Controller

Managing Director

Managing Director

Status

Current

Former

Former

Former

Former

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