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CIT GAP Funds Invests in Advanced Aircraft Company

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Portfolio

CIT’s GAP Venture Fund began deploying capital in mid-2005. The Fund invests in high-potential early stage technology companies accelerating their path to significant growth through active partnership and company development.
 



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LiveSafe


Arlington, Virginia
CEO: Carolyn Parent
Company Status: Private
Investment Status: Current
GAP Fund: GAP Tech Fund
LiveSafe is a developer, owner and licensor of a hosted software solution which includes a smartphone mobile safety application and comprehensive cloud-based, password-protected services website collectively referred to as the LiveSafe™ service.


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MarginEdge

Arlington, Virginia
CEO: Bo Davis
Company Status: Private
Investment Status: Current 
GAP Fund: GAP Tech Fund
MarginEdge is tackling a problem at the heart of the restaurant industry, managing wholesale purchasing via paper invoices. The company takes an approach similar to depositing bank checks; its mobile apps can be used by anyone in the restaurant to take pictures of incoming invoices. The company then processes these in order to provide in-depth reporting as well as an export to the restaurants existing accounting system.


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Marz Industries


Richmond, Virginia
CEO: Eddie Miller
Company Status: Private
Investment Status: Current
GAP Fund: GAP Tech Fund
Marz Industries develops PEM fuels cell products for in house manufacture and distribution. Marz's primary focus is toward PEM fuell cell products to reduce diesel consumption in long haul trucking.


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MobilePhire

McLean, Virginia
CEO: Chebem Chukwu
Company Status: Private
Investment Status: Current 
GAP Fund: GAP Tech Fund
MobilePhire provides businesses a cost effective and easy way to manage mobile internet connectivity.  MobilePhire’s first product is cloud-based software that allows businesses to control and analyze usage of a mobile data plan.


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MomentSnap

Arlington, Virginia
CEO: Kam Desai
Company Status: Private
Investment Status: Current 
GAP Fund: GAP Tech Fund
MomentSnap is a mobile employee engagement platform that motivates frontline employees to complete key tasks tied to corporate priorities. By utilizing MomentSnap, corporations gain real time visibility into frontline employee performance and task compliance while also creating a culture of recognition leading to better employee engagement and lower turnover.


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Mobile System 7

McLean, Virginia
CEO: Mark McGovern
Company Status: Private
Investment Status: Current
Fund: GAP Tech Fund
Mobile System 7 is an award winning enterprise security startup, and the leading provider of Identity Analytics. We detect and stop account compromises, insider threats and malicious devices. We do this using real time identity analytics and access controls.


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Natural Insight


Sterling, Virginia
CEO: Stefan Midford
Company Status: Private
Investment Status: Current 
GAP Fund: GAP Fund I
Natural Insight is a leading provider of cloud-based workforce management software to merchandisers, product companies, event marketers and retailers.


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NBE Technologies

Blacksburg, Virginia
CEO: Dr. Guo-Quan Lu
Company Status: Private
Investment Status: Current 
GAP Fund: GAP Fund I
NBE Technologies, LLC is a manufacturer of proprietary nanomaterials for joining semiconductor chips and electronic components. NBE’s nanoTach® product line in the form of nanosilver paste can significantly improve thermal, electrical, and high-temperature performance and reliability of electronic systems. NBE’s products are sold to major electronic companies in North America, Europe, and Asia for applications in automotive electronics, telecommunications modules, and LED lighting products.


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Neoantigenics

Charlottesville, Virginia
CEO: Brian Pollok
Company Status: ­­­Private
Investment Status: Current
Fund: GAP BioLife Fund
Neoantigenics is developing biotherapeutics for an array of human cancers that express the novel SAS1B cancer-associated oocyte protein. Our partnership with Pfizer is strong and we continue to seek additional external partnerships that with best-in-class companies having complementary capabilities. We anticipate securing enabling preclinical data by 1Q2016 on one or more monoclonal antibodies to the SAS1B cancer target.


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NexVortex


Herndon, Virginia
CEO: Fred Fromm
Company Status: Private
Investment Status: Current 
GAP Fund: GAP Tech Fund
nexVortex is a leading provider of IP Communication services for small and medium sized business. Our UnCommon SIP trunking product line provides highly reliable, quality VoiP connectivity, which when coupled with our Cloud based service offering creates an exceptional value as an end to end communication solution.


 


GAP Funds portfolio companies are early stage companies with corresponding investment risk profiles; CIT assumes no liability for any investment by any person in any GAP Funds Portfolio company.