Unicorns…

In All Shapes and Sizes

About

Melanie Rosenthal and Josh Rosenthal have a string of successful exits.  They have taken startups they co-founded to successful acquisitions with strategic, financial, and publicly-traded acquirers.  Working in fly-over country, they’ve focused on starting businesses that create value and also foster social and public good.

 

Melanie Rosenthal

Small town Indiana basketball player took her team to the state championship (back when it was an open competition – David-vs.-Goliath – like Hoosiers).  At Yale, she worked on political science while helping to sequence the human genome.  3rd shift on the factory line, color commentary for local girls basketball, and Cummins Engines in her hometown before starting in venture capital then joined HealthDialog as an early employee [Acquired by BUPA 2007].  Co-founder & CEO of Sprigley [Acquired by Eliza, 2009].  Deal team for Eliza [majority stake investment by Parthenon Capital, 2011].  Co-Founder & CEO of RowdMap, Inc. [Acquired by Cotiviti (COTV), 2017].  Named an Ernst and Young EY Entrepreneur of the Year, her work with data and analytics has won praise in Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek, & US News.

Josh Rosenthal, PhD

Received a Fulbright to the Sorbonne’s Institute for Advanced Studies (EPHE).  Guest lecturer/speaker in entrepreneurship Harvard, Hopkins, MIT, SXSW — featured on NPR with the CTO of the United States — served as private sector expert on congressionally-appointed government committees (NCHVS) for data, analytics, and entrepreneurship and was named a CMS Innovator.  Co-founder & CSO of Sprigley along with Melanie and Burak Sezen [Acquired by Eliza, 2009].  Deal team for Eliza [majority stake investment by Parthenon Capital, 2011].  Co-founder & CSO of RowdMap, Inc. with Melanie and Burak [Acquired by Cotiviti (COTV), 2017].  Named an Ernst and Young EY Entrepreneur of the Year, his work with has won praise in Entrepreneur Magazine, Forbes, Bloomberg, & US News.

Lydia, Junia, and Apphia Rosenthal

Lovable rogues and scoundrels, they have all helped with RowdMap and beyond.  Looking to create good work that can satisfy the urge to create.