ACG New York Women of Leadership - Entrepreneur Series
Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, founder of Vera Bradley (Nasdaq: VRA), is the latest in a series of entrepreneurs highlighted at ACG New York Women of Leadership events. Photo credit: Robert Blumenfeld


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The Buyside:
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Traditional Hollywood studios such as Disney and Warner Bros. are seeking next-generation YouTube content providers

The Buyside

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Today's Transactions:
Bain Capital Provides $25M to Billtrust for Future Acquisitions

Billtrust provides outsourced billing services

Billtrust, a company that provides outsourced billing services, has closed on a $25 million funding round from private equity firm Bain Capital Ventures.

Hamilton, N.J.-based Billtrust plans to use the funding to acquire companies that will strengthen its position in the billing and payments industry.

Raymond James & Associates (NYSE: RJF) advised Billtrust for the financing.

Bain Capital, headquartered in Boston, has also invested in ScaleBase, 4Moms and Stackdriver.


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