Crimson Hexagon Raises $20m Investment from Sageview Capital
Forbes: Getting an Assist Shortens Time to Raise Series C Funding

Crimson Hexagon Profile

  • Crimson Hexagon is a global leader in social analytics, enabling customers to answer critical business questions using insights derived from social data
  • Powered by patented technology and an in-house data library of more than 850 billion posts, Crimson Hexagon's platform gives brands and agencies easy access to timely, actionable information about consumer opinions of products, services and brands
  • The platform is used by hundreds of leading brands such as General Mills, Starbucks, Paramount Pictures, Microsoft and Twitter, as well as leading agencies such as TBWA, VML, Edelman and BBDO
  • The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Boston, with additional offices in London, San Francisco and Chicago

Sageview Capital Growth Equity Profile

  • Sageview Capital is a private investment firm that makes growth capital investments in small and mid-sized companies, focused primarily on the technology, financial services and energy sectors
  • The firm’s investments include Avalara, GoPro, Reflexis, EverBank Financial, United Capital and Exaro Energy III
  • Sageview Capital was founded in 2006 and has offices in Greenwich and Palo Alto

Transaction Notes

  • Sageview Capital invested $20 million in Crimson Hexagon in a Series C round of funding
  • The new funding will help the company accelerate product development while expanding its sales and marketing efforts across the Americas, EMEA and APAC regions
  • With Crimson Hexagon's track record, it is now positioned to expand its core capabilities to accelerate company and customer growth. We look forward to working with Crimson Hexagon as it captures a growing market opportunity and delivers valuable return on investment for its customers.” – Dean Nelson (Partner, Sageview Capital)
  • We have completed a critical check list: a first-class experienced team, robust technology that is easy to use and a client base hungry for more: more data, more analytics, more insights. With this foundation and with Sageview Capital as our partner in this next important step, Crimson Hexagon is ready to bring our customers into the future of social insight and audience intelligence.” – Stephanie Newby (CEO, Crimson Hexagon)
  • Shea & Company served as the exclusive placement agent for the financing round
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Shea & Company served as the exclusive placement agent for the transaction