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Chicago:Blend Spotlight Series: Option Pool Strategy

Highly motivated employees are a critical driver to support founders in the growth of the business. So how do you incentivize talent at a startup? Teams are a critical component to business growth. When talented people are in the right roles with the proper incentives, startups are poised for success. Option pools help drive companies forward, which leads to better results for everyone involved.

S.I. Container Builds Raises $1.7M in Series Seed Round

We’re excited to share that S.I. Container Builds, a startup that converts recycled shipping containers into living, rental, and working spaces, today announced raising $1.7M in funding. HPA led the Series Seed round, which will enable the company to facilitate production facility expansion, accelerate production, and grow its team.

Lightricks Acquires Popular Pays

Lightricks Acquires Popular Pays

We are excited to announce that our portfolio company Popular Pays has been acquired by Lightricks, a growing platform for content creators and developers of the world’s leading photo and video editing tools. HPA has been an investor in Popular Pays since the 2017 Series A. We’d like to thank HPA Deal Lead and Board […]

PagerDuty to Acquire Catalytic

PagerDuty to Acquire Catalytic

We are excited to announce that our portfolio company Catalytic will be acquired by PagerDuty, a global leader in digital operations management. Catalytic is the no-code workflow automation platform for efficient and digitized operations. HPA has been an investor in Catalytic since the Series Seed investment in 2016. We’d like to thank HPA Deal Lead […]