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Teaching Strategies

Teaching Strategies is the leading provider of early childhood educational resources, including curriculum and web-based assessment products. The Company offers the industry’s widest selection of research-based, developmentally appropriate instruction and assessment products to the growing early childhood market. Teaching Strategies serves over 20,000 early childhood educators globally.

Headquarters: Bethesda, MD
Fund: L Squared Capital Partners



Edlio is a leading provider of cloud-based software to the K-12 market.  Built on a Software-as-a-Service platform, Edlio’s content management system facilitates connections among teachers, administrators, parents and students.

Headquarters: Los Angeles, CA
Fund: L Squared Capital Partners


Learners Edge

Learners Edge is a leading direct-to-teacher provider of online professional development, continuing education and master’s degree programs for K-12 teachers. Co-founded by two middle-school teachers, Joe Cotter and Kyle Pederson, the Company was established with the mission to advance educators’ skill, career paths, classroom instruction and, ultimately, student success by providing the most flexible, engaging and relevant professional development courses available.  

Headquarters: Lakeville, MN
Fund: L Squared Capital Partners



eInstruction is the leading provider of interactive instructional and assessment systems and content-based assessment software to Kindergarten – 12th grade (“K-12”), higher education (colleges and universities), and corporate and military classrooms.

Headquarters: Dallas, TX
Fund: Chicago Growth Partners I


US Education

US Education is a leading provider of for-profit postsecondary healthcare education in the western region of the United States. The Company provides a comprehensive offering of high- quality career oriented healthcare programs ranging from entry-level programs, such as Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting, Pharmacy Technology, and Healthcare Administration, to advanced programs, such as Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Surgical Technology, Medical Sonography and Respiratory Therapy.

Headquarters: Mission Viejo, California
Fund: William Blair Capital Partners VII

Technology-Enabled Services


Oracle Elevator

Oracle Elevator is the leading independent non-union provider of elevator maintenance, repair, and modernization services across all major brands of equipment.  The Company was founded in 2004 and currently operates 22 branch locations across 13 states.

Headquarters: Torrington, CT
Fund: L Squared Capital Partners


FineLine Technologies

FineLine is a web-based business services firm that provides bar code ticketing and labeling solutions for major retailers and their suppliers globally. The Company combines a real-time, web-based EDI ordering system and variable printing processes to create bar code tags and a variety of labels which are attached to apparel and other merchandise. As speed to market becomes increasingly critical in retail, more brands are choosing FineLine for its sophisticated web interface, global footprint and superior customer service.

Headquarters: Norcross, GA
Fund: L Squared Capital Partners


Royall & Company

Royall & Company is the leading provider of strategic direct marketing and admissions advisory services to higher education, serving traditional, non-profit colleges and universities. The company dominates the market through a broad and deep service offering and proven, outstanding client outcomes. Royall serves as a trusted partner and strategic advisor to over 200 of the nation’s most prestigious colleges and universities who rely on the company year after year to help them accomplish their critical objectives in undergraduate recruiting, graduate recruiting, financial aid, and advancement services.

Headquarters: Richmond, VA
Fund: Chicago Growth Partners I & II



HouseValues is a leading real estate industry marketing and technology services company. The Company offers a full suite of lead generation, prospect management and business development services for its customers. These services include: connecting local real estate agents with prospective home buyers and sellers, prospect management tools that help agents build relationships with hundreds of buyers and sellers at a time, personalized coaching and training for agents, and a community of top-producing agents nationwide helping each other become more successful.

Headquarters: Bellevue, Washington
Fund: William Blair Capital Partners VII

Industrial Technology



Virtium (Latin for integrity and excellence) is a leading solutions provider of industrial-grade memory and storage solutions for the world’s top OEMs.  For nearly two decades, it has designed and built its products in the USA, fortified by a network of global locations.  Virtium’s world-class technology and unsurpassed customer support result in better industrial embedded solutions for an interconnected world. OEMs trust Virtium for their networking, communications, industrial, in-flight entertainment, transportation, gaming and mobile monitoring system applications.

Headquarters: Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Fund: L Squared Capital Partners


United Scope

United Scope goes to market primarily under the brand AmScope, which is the leading provider of microscopes and related accessories sold mostly online to a diverse range of end markets including the education sector, life sciences and other scientific research fields as well as various industrial inspection applications.  The Company’s unique modularized design strategy yields an unmatched product portfolio of more than 5,000 SKUs.

Headquarters: Irvine, CA
Fund: L Squared Capital Partners


Airpax Corporation, LLC

Airpax is a leading worldwide manufacturer of customized hydraulic magnetic circuit breakers and certain thermostats and temperature sensors. These products provide protection for equipment, machinery and instruments against hazards caused by fluctuation in electrical current and temperature. Airpax has secured its leadership position by offering best-in-class product quality, lead times, customer service and engineering support. Airpax serves OEM’s of telecom, wireless, power, information processing military and HVAC equipment.

Headquarters: Cambridge, MA
Fund: William Blair Capital Partners VII


Future Logic

Future Logic is a leading developer of small-format embedded thermal printing subassemblies. The Company provides standard and customized printer solutions for a wide range of applications, including casino/gaming vouchers, gas pump receipts, medical devices, RTAL, POS coupons, and labels for assembly-line products.

Headquarters: Glendale, CA
Fund: ClearLight Partners Fund I