MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN

A Message from the Chairman

Welcome to another issue of Q. As we mark a full year since the unfortunate onset of the COVID-19 global pandemic, we want to highlight the fact that many companies in the technology portfolio have managed to perform quite well, and continue to do so. The reality is somewhat different on the hospitality side of our business, and General Managers there have taken the steps they need to prepare for a solid recovery.

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Growth-Stage Companies

Setting a New Standard in Field Service Automation

Setting a New Standard in Field Service Automation

As the world strides toward some form of “new normal”, portfolio company ProntoForms continues to help customers build easy, digital applications that empower their technicians…

Embracing The Emerging Digital Experience Monitoring Market

Embracing The Emerging Digital Experience Monitoring Market

In a year like no other, Martello continued to provide IT teams and service providers including the extensive Mitel partner network with advanced network monitoring…

Commercial Real Estate Is Far From Dead

Commercial Real Estate Is Far From Dead

With 34 commercial office buildings offering more than 3.0 million square feet of Class A business space, KRP Properties is home to more than 250…

Expansion-Stage Companies

Alacrity Canada Cleantech Now Well Into A Second Program

Alacrity Canada Cleantech Now Well Into A Second Program

The Alacrity Canada Cleantech Program was launched in 2017 as a partnership initiative between Alacrity, the Government of Canada and the Government of British Columbia….

Continued Growth Enables Certn To Close 2020 With Strong Rounds Of External Funding

Continued Growth Enables Certn To Close 2020 With Strong Rounds Of External Funding

Founded in 2016, Alacrity Canada portfolio firm Certn has developed a SaaS platform that combines data points from thousands of sources together with machine learning…

Echosec Progress And Growth Result In Successful Portfolio Exit

Echosec Progress And Growth Result In Successful Portfolio Exit

What started as a tool to map social media use around a Canadian university campus has evolved into one of the most advanced digital threat…

L-SPARK Pushes Ahead On Parallel Programs

L-SPARK Pushes Ahead On Parallel Programs

Looking back on the final quarter of 2020, it is not hard to see how much changed over the year. But despite the turmoil, technology…

Talkative Completes Another Strong Quarter Of Growth

Talkative Completes Another Strong Quarter Of Growth

For UK-based Talkative, calendar 2020 was a year of steady increases in demand for the contact center automation SaaS the company has created. Both in…

Automated Messaging Creates Significant Time Savings For Long-term Care Teams

Automated Messaging Creates Significant Time Savings For Long-term Care Teams

2020 was a very difficult year for those living and working in senior care residences and other facilities. The COVID-19 pandemic increased the workload for,…

Early-Stage Companies

The Investment Landscape for 2021 — Insights From Alacrity Global

The Investment Landscape for 2021 — Insights From Alacrity Global

Digital Transformation (DX) are just two words that could be used in describing the global tech industry of 2020. The past year brought about an…

Hyalto Strengthens Its Foundations In Synch With Strong Market Outlook

Hyalto Strengthens Its Foundations In Synch With Strong Market Outlook

The impacts of the pandemic on enterprises everywhere have meant opportunity for many of the Managed Service Providers (MSPs) who support these businesses, and who…

Security Operations Centers (Socs) Need A Clear Picture Of Their Evolving IT Environments

Security Operations Centers (Socs) Need A Clear Picture Of Their Evolving IT Environments

OverSOC, part of the Alacrité France cohort of start-up companies in Lille, France, continued to make client progress over the Quarter with their innovative SaaS….

Supporting The Increased Drive Toward Corporate Social Responsibility

Supporting The Increased Drive Toward Corporate Social Responsibility

More than ever, customers, investors, employees and others are taking an interest in the ways in which companies make positive social and community impacts when…

A 2020 Portfolio Recap From Alacrity Global

A 2020 Portfolio Recap From Alacrity Global

As calendar 2020 came to a close, the portfolio of companies within the Alacrity Global ecosystem grew to 69 businesses across six international locations. Over…