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Tarang Shah attends Emergence Capital Star Wars Party in Bay Area

June 12, 2018 - Emergence Capital is one of the top tech VC firms in the Silicon Valley with investment  in companies such as Salesforce.com (CRM), SuccessFactors (SFSF, acquired by SAP), Veeva Systems (VEEV), Yammer (acquired by Microsoft), and Box.

Bois Capital releases report on M&A in the Ecommerce Software Sector

March 7, 2018The Bois Capital ecommerce Software Report reviews recent industry trends, sub-sector characteristics, and recent M&A transactions.

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Bois Capital releases report on M&A in the Telco Software Sector 2015 - 2017

February 2, 2018The Bois Capital Telco Software Report reviews recent industry trends, sub-sector characteristics, valuations and significant M&A transactions in this dynamic sector.

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Bois Capital Represents eCommerce Technology Platform Firm Edgecase in Its Acquisition by GroupBy, Leader in Relevancy-Focused eCommerce

 

New York, June 12, 2017 - Bois Capital today announced that its client, Edgecase, has been acquired by GroupBy, a leading provider of relevancy-focused eCommerce solutions and one of Canada’s fastest growing technology companies.
 

Edgecase is a leader in eCommerce data enrichment, empowering eCommerce sites and brands with the enhanced product data and actionable insights necessary to improve product findability and relevancy - fueling an inspiring online shopping experience.


The acquisition marks the industry’s first integration between an eCommerce search and merchandising provider with a data-driven product intelligence platform, creating the most comprehensive cross-channel digital commerce solution to-date.


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Bois Capital Release Analytics Report

June 8, 2017 - Bois Capital has issued an industry M&A report on trends and transaction in the analytics sector.  To read please click here:  

Bois Capital Analytics Report for June 2017

Tarang Shah speaks at AGC Conference on Data Analytics for M&A

June 1, 2017 - Tarang Shah, Bois Capital Managing Partner, will participate in ACG OCC's upcoming June conference on Using Data Analytics in Mergers & Acquisitions on Wednesday June 7, 2017.  This session will examine how businesses can acquire analytics capability through organic development, partnering, acquisition, or merger and will examine how businesses can acquire the skills they need to compete in the digital world. 

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Tarang Shah to speak at Silicon Coast 2017 Conference

May 30, 2017 - Tarang Shah, Bois Capital Managing Partner, will participate in The Silicon Coast 2017 Conference and Expo (June 16 and 17), a powerful combination of the most valuable topics for emerging growth companies and their senior management, owners and founders.  

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Bois Capital Represents Israeli Social Ecommerce Firm Shopial in sale to Magento, the World's Number One Ecommerce Platform

 

April 21, 2017 - Bois Capital today announced that its client, Shopial, a social Ecommerce company in Israel, has been acquired by Magento, the world's number one Ecommerce platform.

Shopial will provide enhancements to Magento Commerce Cloud with the introduction of Magento Social, which enables merchants to engage with audiences directly through social media channels, including Facebook and Pinterest. Ofir Tahor, CEO and cofounder of Shopial, will become Head of Magento Social.

Ofir commented: "Bois Capital was tireless in helping us properly position our business to a whole network of potential acquirers in various Ecommerce and Web development subsectors.  Their expertise in messaging combined with their aggressive and extensive outreach to targets across the Ecommerce ecosystem and sharp negotiating skills resulted in a successful exit to Magento.”

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Bois Capital to attend Mobile World Congress 2017

November 18, 2016 - Peter Benedict and Tarang Shah, co-founders and managing partners of Bois Capital and both telecoms experts from senior positions at Ericsson, Qualcomm, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, etc. will be attending Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain (February 27 - March 2).  To schedule a meeting please contact peter@boiscapital.com 

Bois Capital Represents Israeli Mobile Analytics Firm Crowdx in Acquisition by Cellwize, a Leading SON Solution Provider

March 17, 2016 - Bois Capital, a leading independent investment bank focused exclusively on the technology and telecoms sectors, announced that its client, CrowdX Ltd., a crowdsourced mobile network analytics solution provider with its headquarters in Tel Aviv Israel, has been acquired by Cellwize, a leader in Self-Organizing Network (SON) solutions.  
 
Gil Friedlander commented: “Bois Capital provided excellent advice and guidance throughout the process, assisting in positioning the business, leading outreach, selecting the best bidder and structure, and finalizing deal. Their expertise and hands on daily personal support was essential in the successful closure of the deal.”
 
Peter Benedict, Managing Partner at Bois Capital who led the transaction, commented: “this successful transaction exemplifies Bois Capital’s deep expertise in the telco software and analytics sectors as well as highlights Bois Capital’s ability to source the best strategic acquirer from across a host of strategic sectors including SON, OSS, BSS, test and measurement, Wifi and Mobile networking, and telco professional services. We congratulate Gil and the team on building a powerful business and realizing a successful exit.”

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Tarang Shah to attend Mobile World Congress 2016

February 23, 2016 - Tarang Shah, co-founder and managing partner of Bois Capital, will be attending Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain (February 22 - 25) in support of an ongoing telecoms software transaction.

Bois Capital joins the Cuckoo's Nest, Silicon Valley's Newest Exclusive Club for Innovative Thinkers and Successful Entrepreneurs

January 15, 2016 - Bois Capital joins the Cuckoo's Nest, Silicon Valley's newest exclusive club for innovative thinkers and successful entrepreneurs, further solidifying its presence in Silicon Valley. Bois Capital joins such notable tech figures such as Mark Cuban, Larry Page, and Tim Draper.

Peter Benedict serves as a I-COM Data Venture Challenge (DVC) Jury member

December 2, 2015 - Peter Benedict will serve as a jury member at the I-COM Data Venture Challenge. The three categories he will be judging include Overall & Mobile, Emerging Market Regions, and General Category. Companies will be competing in San Sebastian, Spain for a chance to showcase their companies in front of potential clients and investors.  Past winners have gone on to experience a period of high growth after this competition.

Tarang Shah quoted on Kik Interactive's Strategic Options

October 7, 2015 - Bois Capital Managing Partner Tarang Shah sheds his insight on the strategic options for Kik Interactive. He speaks about valuation expectations, the competitive landscape, and potential acquirers for the company's niche market platform.

Tarang Shah Interviewed in Deal Pipeline on Demandware Acquisition

January 12, 2015 - Bois Capital Managing Partner Tarang Shah is interviewed in the Deal Pipeline regarding Demandware's acquistion of Tomax, Corp. which adds to its omni-channel retail capabilities.

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Peter Benedict Rejoins I-COM Big Data Venture Challenge Jury

November 26, 2014 - I-COM is pleased to announce that Peter Benedict, Managing Partner at Bois Capital has rejoined the I-COM Big Data Venture Challenge Jury.

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Tarang Shah Speaks at TiECON Southwest

November 8, 2014 - Bois Capital Managing Partner Tarang Shah speaks at TiECON Southwest. TiECON Southwest is TiE Southern California's signature annual conference bringing together some 1000 entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and business professionals for a good combination of substantive conversation and peer networking. Tarang received an award for organizing an excellent panel.

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Millennial Media acquiring Nexage interview by Tarang Shah

September 23, 2014 - Bois Capital Managing Partner Tarang Shah speaks about Millennial Media's new acquisition. Millennial Media announced it has agreed to acquire Nexage, a mobile supply-side platform that optimizes revenue for publishers and developers in the mobile media marketplace.

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Demandware acquires venture-backed retail analytics startup CQuotient interview by Tarang Shah

August 14, 2014 - Bois Capital Managing Partner Tarang Shah speaks about Demandware Inc.'s new acquisition. Demandware Inc. the industry-leading provider of enterprise cloud commerce solutions, announced that it has acquired CQuotient, a next-generation cloud personalization provider. CQuotient applies advanced predictive science to the full picture of the shopper journey, including online and offline customer and product data, promotions and content.

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E.W. Scripps acquiring weather app startup interview by Tarang Shah

August 6, 2014 - Bois Capital Managing Partner Tarang Shah speaks about E.W. Scripps Co.'s new acquisition. WeatherSphere, the company behind the #1 Paid weather application on iOS, and maker of 3 of the Top 10 Paid weather apps as well as 3 of the Top 20 Grossing weather apps, has been acquired by the E.W. Scripps Co., which hosts a portfolio of TV, print, and digital media brands.

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Peter Benedict Presents at Open Analytics Summit on M&A Trends

May 8, 2014 - In this presentation Peter will speak to the current trends and specific use cases for mobile analytics, focusing on customer experience insights across the various departments within an operator (marketing, CFO, operations, engineering, etc.). He will then present Bois Capital’s recent analysis on M&A transactions in the space, discussing valuations and trends.

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Peter Benedict Joins I-COMM Big Data Venture Challenge Jury

November 26, 2013 - I-COM is pleased to announce that Peter Benedict, Managing Partner at Bois Capital is joining the I-COM Big Data Venture Challenge Jury.

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Dominick Gaitan and Matthew Park Join Bois Capital

September 21, 2013 - Dominick Gaitan and Matthew Park Join Bois Capital adding technology expertise.

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Chinese Version of Tarang Shah's Book "Venture Capitalist at Work" Published​​

August 15, 2013 - Tarang Shah's book "Venture Capitalists at Work" published in Chinese version.

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Tarang Shah Advises Venture Fund on Divestiture of a Portfolio Company

July 2, 2013 - Tarang Shah, Managing Partner, advises Moore Venture Partners on divestiture of EcoATM.

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Tarang Shah Quoted in Article on Super Angels​​

June 11, 2013 - Tarang Shah, Managing Partner at Bois Capital, is quoted in an article on super angels in the Orange County Business Journal.

​Tarang Shah to Present at the CTIA in Las Vegas​​

May 23, 2012 - Tarang Shah, Managing Partner at Bois Capital, presents at the CTIA: The Future of Mobile Payments for Hospitality and Retail.

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