|By Business Wire||
|May 20, 2014 04:16 PM EDT||
Today Keating Capital, Inc. (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: KIPO), a closed-end fund that has elected to be regulated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940, announced that on May 16, 2014, it completed a $3 million Series E Convertible Preferred Stock investment in Centrify Corporation. Centrify has raised a total of $42 million in the Series E financing.
Founded in 2004, and headquartered in Santa Clara, California, Centrify provides identity management software that allows users to access data center, cloud, and mobile devices and applications with a single sign-on. According to Centrify, more than 5,000 customers, including approximately half of the Fortune 50 companies, have deployed Centrify’s software to unify their identity infrastructures and improve network security.
About Keating Capital, Inc.
Keating Capital (www.keatingcapital.com) is a closed-end fund (regulated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940) that specializes in making pre-IPO investments in emerging growth companies that are committed to and capable of becoming public. Keating Capital provides investors with the ability to participate in a publicly traded fund that allows its stockholders to share in the potential value accretion that Keating Capital believes typically occurs once a company transforms from private to public status. Keating Capital’s shares are listed on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “KIPO.”
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