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SuperFan, Inc. Acquired by PrestoSports

Oaklyn Consulting is pleased to announce the sale of its client SuperFan Inc. to PrestoSports, a portfolio company of Battery Ventures. Oaklyn advised SuperFan on the merger/acquisition strategy that culminated in this transaction. SuperFan Inc., based in Louisville, Kentucky, is a fan engagement company known for its popular mobile platform, which uses a variety of rewards and incentives to spur fan participation. SuperFan provides marketing, fundraising and ticketing solutions for school athletic programs, offering the data, technology and insights to engage fans on all levels. The company will remain in Louisville, taking the new name SuperFan powered by PrestoSports. PrestoSports is a market-leading software-as-a-service company that offers all-inclusive technological solutions for athletics programs. PrestoSports currently serves more than 1,600 athletic programs and 100 conferences with its collegiate and high school streaming, website, social graphics and stats technology. The acquisition of SuperFan Inc. will expand PrestoSports’ set of offerings to its clients. Oaklyn Consulting is a different kind of investment banking firm for privately owned companies. The firm helps clients complete mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic transactions; arrange financing; and manage investor relationships. By working as consultants, not brokers, Oaklyn Consulting helps in situations where traditional investment bankers typically cannot.

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Oaklyn Consulting Congratulates Medecipher on Acquisition by SnapCare

Oaklyn Consulting congratulates Denver-based cloud-based software developer Medecipher Inc. on its acquisition by SnapCare, a leading healthcare workforce solutions provider. Oaklyn Consulting assisted Medecipher in negotiating the business terms of the transaction....

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When closely held businesses need capital, they generally have two options — getting a bank loan or seeking out private investors. While a loan isn’t going to be a viable solution for every liquidity need a business has, it can be significantly less expensive in the...

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Ask Us Anything Dear Oaklyn Consulting, Three members of our family business (a father and two sons) are not getting along. The father isn't retiring and wants to control the business, while the sons would like to sell the business. What advice do you have for the...

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Ask Us Anything Dear Oaklyn Consulting, It’s been a really hard year. I own a business that I’ve been successfully running for the last 15 years. I’ve had some health troubles that have pushed me to a position where my doctors are suggesting that I need to retire...

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Merging nonprofits is not as hard as it sounds. Just make sure goals are aligned, assets are well assessed, and that you have the right advisors by your side.