Durham-based ProcessMaker raises $45 million in Series A Funding

Durham-based ProcessMaker is announcing today that it has closed $45 million in Series A funding from Aldrich Capital Partners.  The financing marks the first outside investment for the previously bootstrapped Durham-based technology company.

ProcessMaker is a leading no-code/low-code open source process automation platform founded during the dotcom boom and bust of 2000 by Bobby Vernon and Brian Reale.

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Aldrich Capital Partners Bets $45 million on ProcessMaker

Aldrich Capital Partners has invested $45 million to take a majority stake in ProcessMaker Inc., an intelligent business process management software provider, part of the growth-equity firm’s broader effort to back companies that can capitalize on the growth of digital automation.

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Tackling Dummies featured on Channel 7 Fox Sports News in Miami

Palmetto’s tackling approach producing safer, better results

Palmetto finished its last game of the season Friday night disappointed it could not change the zero displayed under its name on the Southridge High scoreboard.

The Panthers are happy with a different kind of goose egg they posted this year. Palmetto navigated through its best season since 2008 without any of its varsity players sustaining a concussion.

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Miami Herald

Hoya Alum Bobby Vernon Personifies Georgetown Football’s Core Principle

Vernon recently published his first book and coaches high school football

Georgetown University football alum Bobby Vernon (B’93) has achieved more than most in the nearly 25 years since he graduated from the Hilltop. He has worked both in New York City and South America, founded and sold three companies, wrote a book, coached high school football with a focus for player safety and established a program to help his players further their education in college.

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Georgetown Hoyas Athletics

“Tackling Dummies” Tackles the Impasse of Making Football Safer

You don’t need to travel oversees to experience a cross-cultural experience. Just enter unfamiliar territory. Sometimes that’s as easy as walking down the street.

That happened to me a few weeks ago. I got an inside view of a high school, an institution that’s in my distant past. I expected to learn a lot about academics. I got a huge scoop of athletics instead. The gym was a focal point. Trophies were everywhere. This school’s identity was built on sports, especially winning titles. What pressure for the students, I thought. I had just finished reading Bobby Vernon’s new book when I took that tour. His words resonated with me as I walked through the school’s halls. Amateur sports today are less about “the kids” and more about the adults in charge. That circumstance shouldn’t be accepted uncritically. And Bobby Vernon doesn’t.

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The Sports Column

Tackling Dummies Book – Play Youth Football Safer and Smarter

Author Bobby Vernon knows all too well the risks involved playing amateur football because he has been a football coach for nearly 20 years down in Miami, Florida. He is on a mission to educate parents and coaches on how to keep their boys safe on the field. His new book, “Tackling Dummies : Playing Amateur Football Smarter,” explains in detail how to make American football safe enough for kids to play.

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Healthy Moms Magazine

Sports Palooza Radio: Author Bobby Vernon & Cricket Star Zishawn Qureshi

Bobby Vernon, the author of “Tackling Dummies: Playing Amateur Football SMARTER.” Bobby currently coaches high school football in Miami, Florida. Tackling Dummies addresses ipoints out ways to improve football plays, football workouts and offers common sense ideas to minimize the potential of football injuries including traumatic brain injuries (TBI’s).

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Sports Palooza Radio: Author Bobby Vernon

The Entrepreneur Way: The Importance of Communication with Bobby Vernon Co-founder and Owner of Process Maker Inc

Bobby Vernon is an accomplished entrepreneur, having started, managed, and sold several companies. He is also the author of the best-selling book Tackling Dummies, Playing Amateur Football Smarter. He received his MBA from Duke University and his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, where he played varsity football for the Hoyas. Between 2001 to 2015, Bobby founded and sold three financial insurance distribution businesses. He also co-founded Process Maker, Inc, an open source, business process management software company. Bobby is also a public speaker and has spoken on the subjects of entrepreneurship, corporate governance, financial liability, insurance distribution, and the sport of American football over the past fifteen years. Bobby is a published author and remains active as both an investor and board member in the financial and technology industries.

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Tackling Dummies: Playing Amateur Football Smarter by Bobby Vernon Hits #1 on Amazon

Author, businessman, coach, and father, Bobby Vernon released Tackling Dummies: Playing Amateur Football Smarter which became an Amazon #1 bestseller.

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Miami, FL — 08/16/2016 – New book Tackling Dummies: Playing Amateur Football Smarter by coach, entrepreneur, father and Best Selling Author, Bobby Vernon, has proven to be very popular after releasing his book on Amazon August 2, 2016. Tackling Dummies hit #1 best seller status in multiple categories last week. The book was such a hit, Bobby Vernon landed on the Top 100 Author list on Amazon.

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ProcessMaker named to the 35th Annual List of Americas Fastest-Growing Private Companies the Inc. 5000

ProcessMaker Ranks No. 2,341 on the 2016 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 155%

New York, NY (PRWEB) August 18, 2016 – Inc. magazine today ranked ProcessMaker No. 2,341 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.

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03 September 2012 – The DUAL Group, the specialist underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, announced today that it will rebrand its North and Latin American underwriting operations as DUAL.  HSU and VK Underwriters (VKU), based in Miami, FL with offices in New York, Puerto Rico and Argentina, will change their names.

Bobby Vernon, Founder and CEO of both HSU and VKU commented “We have recently aligned HSU and VKU to create a fully integrated underwriting platform in the Americas.  We merged the businesses to provide our partners and clients greater access to new products, enhanced underwriting expertise, and systems which will enable us to offer even higher levels of service.”

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06 August 2012 – Howden Specialty Underwriters (HSU), part of Hyperion Insurance Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Misson to lead its New York office.  He will become a member of the executive team and will report directly to Bobby Vernon, CEO of HSU.

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Howden Specialty Underwriters, Hyperion Insurance Group’s US general agent, forms programme with Liberty International Underwriters.

05 January 2011 – Howden Specialty Underwriters LLC, a subsidiary of Hyperion Insurance Group Limited, and Liberty International Underwriters (LIU), the global specialty lines division of Liberty Mutual Group, now offer a management liability insurance programme focused on private companies with less than US$250 million in assets.

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South American Start-Up

A business-school project, the plan for a company that would allow a software tool for insurance companies to make transactions securely, online, across continents, is now a reality.

Writer: Ben Cramer / June 1, 2003 / La Paz, Bolivia – Brian Reale has just pulled his dirty, 1986 Toyota Land Cruiser to a stop on the edge of the single-lane road that the Inter-American Development Bank has named “The World’s Most Dangerous Road.” It is nothing more than a ribbon of dirt notched out of the mountainside, winding narrowly around tight, blind curves. To use this road, drivers must register with the police as they enter and depart, so that authorities can account for vehicles lost over the edge.

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