Resolver Raises $20M For Acquisitions

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Jun 29, 2017

Resolver has closed a $20M funding round, and has several acquisition targets lined up already.

Industry people might better now Resolver from PPM 2000, who Resolver acquired in 2016 (see our Resolver / PPM 2000 Profile).

Executives from the company provided IPVM with additional details on the funding and how it will be used to grow Resolver's business. In this report we outline Resolver's plans for their new funding, and analyze other recent industry acquisition trends.

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