Relationship Science (RelSci), a New York, NY-based enterprise technology company that allows organizations to leverage the collective connections of their employees and boards, closed $31m Series D funding round.
Backers included TABLE Holdings, an affiliate of Bill Ackman, Henry Kravis, Kenneth Langone, Stanley Druckenmiller, MacAndrews & Forbes, C.V. Starr & Co., Hearst Corporation, Ron Burkle, Barry Sternlicht, RIT Capital Partners, Andrew Tisch, Joseph Perella, Harvey Golub, Reuben Jeffery, David Komansky (Former Chairman and CEO of Merrill Lynch), Tom Glocer (Former CEO of Thomson Reuters), Randy Lerner (Former Chairman of MBNA), Stephen Luczo (Chairman and CEO of Seagate), William Rudin and Salesforce.com, among others.
Founded in 2012 by new Chairman Neal Goldman, and led by newly appointed CEO Jon Robson, RelSci an enterprise technology company working directly with executive teams at Corporate, financial and nonprofit organizations of all sizes to leverage the collective connections of employees, executives and board members to identify and maximize valuable business opportunities in the following areas: Relationship Building, Investor Relations, New Client Acquisition, Strategic Planning, Executive/Board Team Building, Capital Raising, Idea Generation/Deal Sourcing, Portfolio/Client Services, Crisis Management and Ongoing Client Retention.
The platform includes a database of detailed information on approximately four million business leaders and a million organizations – including work history, board connections, deal history, education, non-profit affiliations, investment holdings, personal interests, awards, business relationships and personal connections, which facilitates introductions and decision making processes.
The company currently serves 600 institutional clients including globally recognized institutions across investment banking, wealth management, private equity, corporate, hedge funds, professional services, creative services, nonprofit, political and legal.