NCino taps Insight Venture Partners’ Babka as CFO

By Iris Dorbian — 17 hours ago

Wilmington, North Carolina-based nCino, a provider of cloud-based bank operating solutions for the financial services sector, has appointed Jeff Babka as chief financial officer. Previously, Babka was a venture partner at Insight Venture Partners, one of nCino’s investors. The firm’s backers also include Wellington Management Company LLP.

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PE-backed AAI taps Pan as global sourcing leader

By Iris Dorbian — 23 hours ago

Applied Acoustics International, a portfolio company of Angeles Equity Partners, has hired Faye Pan as global sourcing leader. Prior to joining AAI, Pan worked at GE Transportation where she served as global commodity leader. Chicago Heights, Illinois-based AAI is a provider of noise, vibration and harshness solutions for the North American automotive sector.

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PE-backed Excelligence names Golechha as president and COO

By Iris Dorbian — 23 hours ago

Excelligence Learning Corp, which is backed by Brentwood Associates, has appointed Dipak Golechha as president and chief operating officer. Previously, Golechha worked at NBTY Inc where he served as chief financial officer. Based in Monterey, Calif., Excelligence is a provider of educational products and teaching solutions for the early childhood, elementary school and consumer markets.

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VC-backed Heal taps ex-House Majority Leader Gephardt for board

By Iris Dorbian — 1 day ago

Richard Gephardt, former House Majority and Minority Leader and two-time U.S. presidential candidate, is joining the board of directors of Heal, a provider of on-demand doctor house calls. In addition to this appointment, Heal has raised $14.8 million in Series B funding from Fidelity Management and Rearch Company. Heal’s investors include Tull Investment Group, Breyer Capital, HashtagOne and Slow Ventures.

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Forshaw joins Houlihan Lokey

By Luisa Beltran — 1 day ago

Houlihan Lokey Inc said Dec. 6 that Anthony Forshaw has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Capital Markets Group. Forshaw was previously with Deutsche Bank, where he was most recently a Managing Director in the Corporate Finance group.

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Therillia appoints chief business officer

By Iris Dorbian — 2 days ago

Montreal-based drug developer Therillia Development Company Inc has hired Dr. Pierre Beauparlant as chief business officer. Previously, he worked at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada where he was medical therapeutic head of hematology. Therillia is backed by Sanderling Ventures, an investment firm focused on new biomedical companies.

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PE-backed Ygrene Energy Fund hires Fabiano as president and CEO

By Iris Dorbian — 2 days ago

Santa Rosa, California-based Ygrene Energy Fund, a provider of residential, commercial and multifamily property assessed clean energy financing, has appointed Rocco Fabiano as president and CEO. Previously, Fabiano worked at Qualcomm Inc where he served as president of retail solutions. Ygrene is backed by New Energy Capital Partners.

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Emergence Capital adds Landis as growth partner

By Iris Dorbian — 2 days ago

Emergence Capital has named Doug Landis as a growth partner. Previously, he worked at Box where he served as vice president of sales productivity. And prior to that, he led corporate sales productivity at Salesforce and was a sales training manager at Google.

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Goddard named non-executive Chairman of Mission Therapeutics

By Luisa Beltran — 2 days ago

Mission Therapeutics said Dec. 5 that Dr Colin Goddard was named non-executive Chairman, effective January 1st 2017. Michael Moore, Mission’s Founder Chairman, will continue on the board and transition to the role of Deputy Chairman. Mission Therapeutics, of Cambridge, England, is a drug discovery and development company.

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