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Investments

6

Portfolio Exits

1

Funds

3

Service Providers

1

About Founders Equity

Founders Equity is a lower middle market private equity financing firm. Founders Equity invests in growth, mature, turnaround companies with a preference for companies located in the midwest US, northeast US, southeast. They primarily engage in the following transaction types: buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi), divestiture, recapitalization. Founders Equity invests a minimum of $10 in companies. In terms of profit, Founders Equity seeks companies with per annum profits of between $2 and $15 million. Companies with revenues between $20 and $150 million are within the range that Founders Equity seeks.

Founders Equity Headquarters Location

545 5th Ave Suite 401

New York, New York, 10017,

United States

212-554-3453

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Building Intelligence Raises $4.1M in Series A Financing

Nov 15, 2018

Building Intelligence, a New York City-based creator of software solutions for the security of visitors, vehicles and vendors, raised $4.1m in Series A financing. The round was led by Founders Equity with participation from private investment firms. In conjunction with the funding, Warren Haber, managing director at Founders Equity, joined the Board of Building Intelligence. The company intends to use the capital to expand its engineering team, build out additional integrations with other software products, expand its focus on larger enterprise customers, and enhance customer support. Founded by Jeffrey C. Friedman, Building Intelligence is a software company providing innovative technology solutions for security practitioners and building owners to manage visitors, vehicles and vendors. Its cloud-based solutions (SV3®) are positioned to provide the tools for managing visitors and vendors as they enter on foot through the front door or in a vehicle at the loading dock or parking area. FinSMEs

Founders Equity Investments

6 Investments

Founders Equity has made 6 investments. Their latest investment was in Building Intelligence as part of their Series A on November 11, 2018.

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Founders Equity Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

11/14/2018

Series A

Building Intelligence

$4.1M

Yes

2

9/23/2015

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10

11/27/2012

Debt

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$99M

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10

7/22/2008

Unattributed VC

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0

11/23/2006

Unattributed VC

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$99M

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10

Date

11/14/2018

9/23/2015

11/27/2012

7/22/2008

11/23/2006

Round

Series A

Recap

Debt

Unattributed VC

Unattributed VC

Company

Building Intelligence

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Amount

$4.1M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

2

10

10

0

10

Founders Equity Portfolio Exits

1 Portfolio Exit

Founders Equity has 1 portfolio exit. Their latest portfolio exit was Stone Source on April 01, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Acquirer

Sources

4/1/2022

Acquired

$99M

1

Date

4/1/2022

Exit

Acquired

Companies

Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

Sources

1

Founders Equity Acquisitions

6 Acquisitions

Founders Equity acquired 6 companies. Their latest acquisition was Pay-O-Matic and C.L.B Check Cashing on January 23, 2008.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

1/23/2008

$99M

Acquired

1/22/2008

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$99M

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0

1/7/2008

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$99M

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0

6/30/2006

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$99M

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10

6/14/2005

Other Venture Capital

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$99M

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0

Date

1/23/2008

1/22/2008

1/7/2008

6/30/2006

6/14/2005

Investment Stage

Other Venture Capital

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

Note

Acquired

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Sources

0

0

10

0

Founders Equity Fund History

3 Fund Histories

Founders Equity has 3 funds, including BI Investment Holdings.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

4/24/2018

BI Investment Holdings

$3.95M

1

9/24/2004

Founders Equity SBIC I LP

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$99M

10

12/31/2003

Founders Equity NY LP

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$99M

10

Closing Date

4/24/2018

9/24/2004

12/31/2003

Fund

BI Investment Holdings

Founders Equity SBIC I LP

Founders Equity NY LP

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Amount

$3.95M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

Founders Equity Service Providers

1 Service Provider

Founders Equity has 1 service provider relationship

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Counsel

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Counsel

Service Type

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Founders Equity Team

4 Team Members

Founders Equity has 4 team members, including current President, John L. Teeger.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

John L. Teeger

Bear Stearns

President

Current

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Name

John L. Teeger

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Work History

Bear Stearns

Title

President

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Status

Current

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