Emerald Stage2 Ventures is a Philadelphia-based early stage venture  fund that invests in emerging technology companies across Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic region.

Emerald Stage2 seeks to partner with passionate entrepreneurs to cultivate tomorrow’s leading technology companies.



March 2014 - Zappos interviews 1,300 students in two weeks using Take The Interview

March 2014 - Meridian Health Systems ACO Corporation partners with Halfpenny Technologies for clinical data exchange within their care community

March 2014 - Take the Interview Releases Innovative Mobile Candidate Application

February 2014 - Take the Interview Welcomes Bill Boorman to Advisory Board

February 2014 -CareKinesis Buys San Francisco Pharmacy

February 2014 - Miria Unveils Powerful New Suite of Business Process Automation Applications with the Launch ActiveOps™

December 2013 - Jack Redding Joins Halfpenny Technologies as the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

December 2013 - Halfpenny Technologies Awarded 2013 Deloitte Fast 500

October 2013 - CareKinesis raises a new round of growth financing led by Radius Ventures

September 2013 - Noble Biomaterials Enters Strategic Alliance with Lululemon

June 2013 - Emerald Stage2 Ventures, StarVest Partners lead $1.6 Million investment into TakeTheInterview

June 2013 - CareKinesis' Cal Knowlton Named Ernst & Young's 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year

June 2013 - Halfpenny Technologies Demonstrates Interoperability for Molecular Labs at MDx NEXT 2013 Conference

March 2013 - Mercy LIFE PACE taps CareKinesis for patient care

February 2013 - Halfpenny adds business intelligence features to its cloud-based clinical data exchange solution

January 2013 - Halfpenny Technologies Integrates Clinical Decision Support Platform 

November 2012 - CareKinesis is named NJTC's 2012 Growth Company of the Year

November 2012 - DrFirst and Halfpenny Technologies Announce Partnership to Provide CPOE and Results Delivery Capabilities

October 2012 - CareKinesis is named to the Philadelphia Business Journal's "Best Places to Work 2012" list

September 2012 - Halfpenny Technologies Announces Stage 2 Meaningful Use Tool Kit

September 2012 - Halfpenny Technologies Announces Expanded Offering for Health Plans

July 2012 - CoreSolutions Appoints Industry Leaders to Board

June 2012 - Halfpenny Technologies appoints Brian Muck as EVP of Sales & Marketing

May 2012 - Performance Information industry veteran Robert Vogel joins Miria as Chief Operating Officer

February 2012 - Emerald Stage2 Ventures, Vital lead $2.25 Million investment into Halfpenny Technologies

January 2012 - CareKinesis Announces Integration for Improving Medication Management

January 2012 - "One-on-One with Ken Hayward" - vcopious at Virtual Edge Summit 2012

October 2011 - vcopious Announces Partnerships with ASUG and VCI-Group

October 2011 - Emerald Stage2 Ventures Leads Series-A Financing into vcopious

June 2011 - ClickEquations acquired by Channel Intelligence

May 2011 - CareKinesis wins the Life Sciences Startup Company Award at the PACT Enterprise Awards event

April 2011 - CareKinesis closes a new round of funding 

March 2011 - Evident releases Clearstone 5.0 and announces major partnerships

March 2011 - Core Solutions, Inc.’s Cx360 Provider 4.0 Awarded ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 Certification

March 2011 - Maverick Network Solutions acquired by Fiserv(NAS:FISV)

February 2011 - AlineGRC changes its name to AlignAlytics

December 2010 - Evident Software Introduces ClearStone Development Packs for Monitoring and Managing NOSQL and Data Caching Applications

October 2010 - Apogee Results Selects ClickEquations' Intelligent Paid Search Platform

October 2010 - Evident Software Announces Evident Clearstone 4.5, A Comprehensive Application Performance Management Solution for NOSQL and JAVA Applications

September 2010 - Miria Sets Agenda for Spending VC Money

July 2010 - ClickEquations' New 'Keyword Zoom' Improves Results for Advertisers

July 2010 - Latest Version of Evident Software ClearStone Provides Users with Customizable Real-time Visibility and Control across Multiple Applications

March 2010 - Evident Software Completes Series B Round of Funding - Scott Barnett Named CEO; Roger Boyce Becomes Chairman of the Board

March 2010 - Wilson Farms Introduces Multiple-Reward ACH Debit Card

February 2010 - Intelligent Prioritization and Segmentation from ClickEquations Simplify Paid Search

February 2010 - Clix Marketing Selects ClickEquations for Its Superior PPC Bid Management Solution

December 2009 - Maverick powers the Downtown Newark Gift Card program

October 2009 - Maverick Names Philip A. Valvardi, III Chief Executive Officer

October 2009 - GyroHSR Selects ClickEquations to Power Client Search Programs

August 2009 - Maverick Customizable System Supports In-Vehicle Payment Technology

August 2009 - Evident Software Announces Release 3.4 for Oracle Coherence

July 2009 - Maverick's Sales Tour Incentive Solution Drives Efficiencies for Bluegreen Corporation

May 2009 - Maverick Network Solutions Hires Jonathan Bruns and Michael Nevin

April 2009 - Evident Software, Inc. Secures Loan through State's Edison Innovation Fund

March 2009 -  Aline Achieves Record Quarter Growth

March 2009 - Evident Software Appoints Industry Veteran Shawn Findlan to Board of Directors

February 2009 - Maverick Network Solutions Pre-Paid Card Programs Adopted By Bluegreen Resorts For Vacation Club Marketing

Halfpenny Technologies Awarded 2013 Deloitte Fast 500
Halfpenny Technologies Awarded 2013 Deloitte Fast 500


Emerald Stage2 Ventures invests in small ($1 to $3 million) venture rounds of companies across the Technology-Enabled Services spectrum.  The Fund has a primary focus on the following verticals:

  • Healthcare information technology
  • Pharmaceutical information technology
  • Financial services information technology
  • Outsourced business services


    March 20, 2014 - Fundingpost's Philadelphia Investor Roundtable

    April 29, 2014 - Angel Venture Fair