Anton Levy, Managing Director and Global Head of General Atlantic’s Internet & Technology Sector, was named #33 of 100 to Forbes’ Midas List of Top Tech Investors for 2018. This is the fourth consecutive year that Anton has been named to the Midas List.
Landmark Health (“Landmark” or the “Company”), a leading provider of in-home, risk-based medical care, is pleased to announce that General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, has made a strategic investment in the Company.
General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, announced today that Justin Lindsey, former Chief Analytics Officer of BAMTECH Media, has joined the firm as an Operating Partner. Mr. Lindsey will be part of General Atlantic’s Resources Group, providing expertise and strategic counsel to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies. As a data scientist and AI/machine-learning expert, Mr. Lindsey will identify opportunities at General Atlantic’s portfolio companies to leverage data and analytics in order to help drive revenue growth and operational improvements. He will be based in the firm’s New York office.
BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK) has elected William E. Ford, Chief Executive Officer of General Atlantic, Margaret L. “Peggy” Johnson, Executive Vice President of Business Development at Microsoft Corporation and Mark Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of Aviva plc, to the Company’s Board as independent directors.
Benevity, Inc., a global provider of corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, announced today that General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, has made a strategic investment in the company. This investment comes as Benevity achieves record client growth with its workplace giving, volunteering and community investment technology, which revitalizes traditional corporate philanthropy by helping businesses infuse purpose and meaning into their corporate cultures and consumer-facing brands. In its next phase of growth, Benevity expects to continue to innovate its products and services, expand its charitable network of almost two million charities and nonprofits, and scale its operations to maximize efficiencies and reach new markets.
Jonathan Korngold, Managing Director and Global Head of General Atlantic's Financial Services Sector, was named the top investor (and #2 overall) to Institutional Investor's "Fintech Finance 40," a list of top players in fintech investing. He was named #1 to Institutional Investor’s “Fintech Finance 35” last year.
Alkami Technology Inc., a leading provider of digital banking solutions to credit unions and banks, announced today that General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, has made a strategic investment in the company. General Atlantic will be joining existing investors S3 Ventures, Argonaut Private Equity, and a number of other strategic fintech investors in Alkami’s next stage of innovation, growth, and expansion.
Eric Zhang, Managing Director and Head of China at General Atlantic, was named “Influential PE Investor of the Year 2017”, and General Atlantic was named “Influential PE Investment Firm of the Year 2017” by China Renaissance. China Renaissance, a leading Chinese financial advisor, selects these annual awards to honor the year’s most impressive investment professionals and private equity firms in China.
Ginkgo Bioworks, the organism company, today announced the opening of Bioworks3–Ginkgo’s third foundry for prototyping and scaling engineered organisms. This expansion is supported by $275 million in a Series D round with participation from all previous investors, including Viking Global, Y Combinator’s Continuity Fund, and Cascade Investment, the private investment vehicle of William H. Gates III, as well as new investors, including General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm. This brings the company’s total funding to $429 million. The new foundry will bring the power of biology to new markets including pharmaceuticals, agriculture and textiles, and accelerate the timeline for bringing current projects to commercial scale.