Tag: funeral technology

Products

Another funeral tech firm raises capital

On Friday we published an article about funeral FinTech and software firm Tribute Technology fetching a reported “more than a billion” dollar amount when sold.  That same day we learned in this article that an Idaho funeral tech firm had just received a $4 million venture fund investment from Pelion Venture Partners based in Utah. Gather, a Meridian, Idaho, based company, according to the article, “provides software solutions to funeral homes to help families after the death of a loved […]

Business Finance

Providence Strategic Growth said to have a deal “north of $1 billion” for Tribute Technology

Back in September we published this article about Providence Strategic Growth (Providence Equity) planning to put their funeral software firm, Tribute Technology, on the market.  At that time. the article that we had read from Barron’s mentioned that Providence believed that they could get a $1 billion offer for their assemblage of companies that they have turned into Tribute Technology. This article, published the other day, from PE Hub (provide your email to PE Hub to get access the article) […]

Finance Preneed

Come together . . . . .The Domani Group and Homesteaders Life Company

The other day we received a press release announcing that “The Domani Group joins forces with Homesteaders Life Company”.  In that release, which you can read here, it announced “The Domani Group, a leader in preneed and aftercare solutions for funeral homes, is pleased to announce it is joining forces with Homesteaders Life Company.”   This announcement came on the heels of our story on Monday that mentioned Providence Equity Partners and their experiencing in partnering funeral technology companies to bring […]

Finance

Security National joins Russell 3000 and other Death Care News

Today’s afternoon edition of Funeral Director Daily brings you an update on death care public company Security National Financial Corporation (SNDC) and its inclusion into the Russell 3000 stock market index.  SNFC, which operates in the funeral, cemetery, cash assignment, and preneed portions of the death care industry was brought into the index as of Monday.  Here’s what SNFC President and Chairman of the Board Scott Quist had to say about the news,  “Security National has always strived to provide […]

Afternoon Edition Uncategorized

Afternoon edition: News from the world of Death Care

Today we bring you an interesting article from a woman who talks about being in “Death Tech”.  The article entitled “Confronting Life and Death in the Digital Age” deals with idea that “connection” is important.  However, the article opines that “connection” from technology can be excellent for social support. . . but just because “it can be, doesn’t mean it always is”. We also bring you a sponsored article about a Wisconsin death care business that operates out of store […]

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Weekend edition: News funeral professionals can use

As we head into this Father’s Day weekend we share some information on a webinar for NFDA members next week, an article from Smithsonian Magazine dealing with a lost African American cemetery discovered under a development in Florida, and some perspective from Caleb Wilde entitled “12 things my Father taught me about being a funeral director” that makes for a good Father’s Day weekend perspective. Webinar:  Security Practices to Protect your Families.  This webinar is being brought to us by […]