Mainsail’s goal to build great companies begins with investing in outstanding entrepreneurs and management teams. Our commitment is to provide our partners with the support and expertise required to grow these already successful businesses into world class organizations. We are proud to have invested in the following companies:
Location: Prairie Village, KS
Sector: Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)
CEO: Carlos Antequera
Netchemia is a leading provider of cloud-based talent management software for K-12 educational organizations. Their SaaS platform delivers simple, innovative and affordable management solutions for applicant tracking and hiring and performance evaluation to more than 1,100 school districts across the nation.
The Bar Method™
Location: San Francisco, CA
Sector: Fitness Studio Franchising
CEO: Burr Leonard
The Bar Method, founded in 2001 is an industry leader in the rapidly growing barre-based fitness niche. Bar Method franchisees are drawn to the quality of the workout and infrastructure the business model provides. Today there are 60+ locations throughout the US and in Canada with many more in development. The Bar Method also produces and sells home-workout DVDs, exercise equipment, and apparel.
Steelwedge Software, Inc.
Location: Pleasanton, CA
Sector: Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)
CEO: Glen Margolis
Founded in 2000, Steelwedge is the leading Integrated Business Planning solution provider. Steelwedge’s cloud-based Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) software solutions connect people, process and technology to power a single view of a company’s business. In a volatile global business environment, that single line of sight powers reliable "what if" scenario modeling that pinpoints the financial impact of supply-demand trade-off decisions. The company has more software-as-a-service (SaaS) S&OP deployments than all of its competitors combined. Some of the world's largest companies including Sony, Lenovo, Jaguar Land Rover, Applied Materials, Nacco and Emerson trust Steelwedge to help them mitigate risk and rapidly adapt to global economic, political and environmental change through best-in-class S&OP.
Location: Lowell, MA
Sector: Wireless Technologies
CEO: Joseph G. Thomas
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holding Inc. is a leading supplier of semiconductors, active and passive components, and sub-assemblies for use in radio frequency, microwave, and millimeter wave applications. M/A-COM Tech has years of expertise in solving complex circuit design, packaging and manufacturing challenges. Over this time, M/A-COM Tech has earned its stellar reputation by providing solutions to a broad range of complex RF and microwave challenges faced by top OEMs and systems integrators. Mainsail invested in M/A-COM alongside Summit Partners.
Location: San Diego, CA
Sector: Transaction Processing
CEO: Dave Dutch
PayLease is a leading electronic payment platform for residential and commercial property management companies in the United States. The Company streamlines the process of rent, lease and HOA payments, while providing world class customer service for tenants and property managers. PayLease's flexible and easy-to-use software platform integrates seamlessly with existing accounting systems and property management websites, reducing costs and increasing efficiency in the payments collection process. PayLease has been included in the Inc. 500 for two consecutive years (2010, 2011), ranking as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the U.S.
Location: Carmichael, CA
Sector: Healthcare Services
CEO: John Griscavage
Path Logic is one of California’s most innovative and rapidly-growing laboratory providers, offering a broad range of services throughout the Western United States. The Company operates a full-service anatomic pathology and esoteric testing laboratory with a stellar reputation for accurate diagnostics, precise reporting, web-based information sharing, rapid turnaround of patient results, and personalized customer service. Path Logic provides a comprehensive array of inpatient and outpatient services to physicians, pathologists, surgery centers, hospitals, and other healthcare providers seeking consistent, reliable, and rapid diagnostics using advanced technology and specialized expertise.
Novus Biologicals is an e-commerce and life sciences company that develops, licenses, and markets research materials to scientists in academic, corporate, and government laboratories. Since 1996, Novus Biologicals has partnered with leading scientific researchers and third-party providers to develop a portfolio of more than 100,000 products. These research tools provide investigators with high-quality antibodies, proteins, kits and RNAi for the study of protein functions in disease in the key fields of cancer, neuroscience, and metabolic disorders. Novus Biologicals was included in Inc. magazine's 500|5000 list as one of the fastest growing, privately held companies in the U.S. for the past six years.
Location: Littleton, CO
Sector: E-commerce and Life sciences
CEO: Karen Padgett
Location: San Jose, CA
Sector: Restaurant Franchising
CEO: Tony Gioia
Togo’s is a leading franchisor of high-quality, value oriented sandwich shops. Togo’s is known for serving large portions of freshly prepared, wholesome food, including hot and cold sandwiches, wraps, salads, and soups. Headquartered in San Jose, California, the Company presently has franchised establishments throughout the Western United States. Mainsail acquired Togo’s in conjunction with new and existing management.
Location: McLean, VA
Sector: Professional Learning
CEO: Tom Carter
IPS Learning is a premier provider of management training, e-learning, and workshops to Fortune 500 companies. Since 1999, IPS Learning has partnered with Stanford University to jointly develop and deliver the Stanford Advanced Project Management (SAPM) program. The industry-leading SAPM program combines Stanford University's academic and research expertise with the proven project management methodologies of IPS Learning. Mainsail acquired IPS Learning in conjunction with existing management.
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