Portfolio

TAG Holdings has a diverse portfolio of investments in nearly two dozen companies, several of which are included below. We invest primarily in early-stage, pre-revenue ventures that have the potential to disrupt target markets through their innovations. Our investments usually represent non-controlling, minority positions in the companies. We work actively with management to develop revenue opportunities and build the value of these companies.

Highlights
BI2 Technologies Industry: Biometric Identity Capture
BI2 Technologies (BI2) provides the only mobile, patented solution available on the market capable of “In-the-Field Capture & Compare” – real identity in real time – using multi-modal biometrics and other data (including driver license scanner or QR code reader). BI2 has over 120 customers across the US and performs over 12 billion compare transactions annually.

The company has expanded the solution to make the app and the sensors standard so they can be used in commercial operations for employee and contractor identity management. Key partnerships are in place with other solutions to provide customers with an end-to-end tool for on-boarding and storing/comparing fingerprints, iris, facial, RFID, bar codes and other government issued documents.

Based in Plymouth Mass., the company has been in existence since 2006 and now we believe the market is ready for a solution that utilizes standard Android and IOS tablets or smartphones. On February 17, 2015 the USPTO granted BI2 Patent (US 8,959,361) for a “Mobile Wireless Hand-Held Biometric
Capture, Processing and Communications System and Method for Biometric Identification.”

InAuth, Inc. Industry: Mobile Banking/Payments
InAuth is the premier provider of mobile authentication security and mobile risk analytics. InAuth helps the world’s leading financial organizations succeed by solving their most complex and sensitive mobile security challenges, bringing trust and visibility to mobile user identities and the transactions that they perform. In March 2015, InAuth closed a $20 million funding round with Bain Capital Ventures.

American Express® to Enhance Fraud-Prevention and Security Capabilities With Acquisition of InAuth
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The Ashcroft Group LLC Industry: Business Consulting
The Ashcroft Group advises clients in corporate governance, cyber security and crisis management. Its team of experts works aggressively and proactively to ensure that its clients navigate through current crises and are positioned to succeed over the long term by anticipating the industry, government and market changes which will impact future opportunities. Its clients include world-leading corporations in manufacturing, financial services, health care, air transport, music and defense. The Ashcroft Group operates based on its core principles of integrity, results, entrepreneurship, excellence and agility. Its record of success and reputation for integrity has led the Group to be selected to serve in sensitive, high stakes engagements on behalf of both government agencies and private sector clients.

Constellis Group Industry: Law Enforcement Training
Constellis Group is a family of companies that delivers complementary mission support, integrated security, tactical training and advisory solutions to governments, multinational corporations and international organizations working in challenging environments worldwide. We employ thousands of the industry’s most experienced and best-trained employees, most of whom are military veterans. Headquartered in the United States within the greater Washington, D.C. area, Constellis Group represents client interests in Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. Committed to the highest standards of compliance, quality and accountability, we are a trusted partner to our employees, their families, the communities in which we operate, and the clients that we serve.

TrafficLand Inc. Industry: Video Data Aggregator
TrafficLand is the only authorized aggregator and distributor of live traffic video in the U.S., with live traffic video from over 18,000 traffic cameras spanning more than 200 cities. Contractual redistribution agreements with more than 50 Departments of Transportation allow TrafficLand to distribute live traffic video to law enforcement, media outlets and the public. The solution supports mobile, web, navigation, broadcast, traffic, and emergency response applications.

WSI Partners With TrafficLand to Pair Live Roadside Cameras With TV Weather and Traffic Reports
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Dulles Research Industry: Big Data/Data Mining
Dulles Research LLC was formed in 2005 to address high-scale problem sets across many industry sectors with its patented, one-of-a-kind Carolina SAS to Java conversion tool that is used by some of the biggest players in the Big Data space. The company’s principals are software industry veterans with extensive experience in high-scale analysis, enterprise software and quantitative research. The systems they have developed are now in daily, critical use by some of the world’s largest corporations.

Treasury Services Group Industry: Auditing/Compliance
Treasury Services Group (TSG) is devoted to helping governments ensure equitable compliance. TSG provides a full suite of accounting and auditing services, including a specialization in Medicaid auditing and unclaimed property services for States and governments. Through a cooperative and professional approach to performing audits, TSG delivers thorough, accurate, and complete identification of unclaimed property held by the holder. Founded and led by a former State Treasurer and a former Unclaimed Property Administrator, TSG understands that States need assistance with their ongoing compliance efforts and offers a team of highly experienced auditors and a proprietary statistical analysis to provide superior auditing service to its customers. TSG provides a customized package of services designed to fit the needs of each client. Since its founding in 2012, TSG has identified over $175 million in unclaimed property.

ClickIPO Holdings Industry: Fintech
ClickIPO Securities (FINRA-registered Broker-dealer) will enable retail investors to access Initial Public Offerings (IPO) and Secondary Offerings through their app and its supporting technology network. The app is scheduled for launch in early 2018. The ClickIPO app will be the world’s first app (Android and IOS) that fully-automates the IPO and Secondary Offering process for US retail investors. As part of the TAGH investment, John Ashcroft has joined the ClickIPO Holdings Board of Advisors where he will assist the FinTech start-up with strategic partners and advise company management.

Romeo Power Industry: Energy Technology
Romeo Power is a highly innovative energy company that produces powerful and efficient battery packs. Headquartered in Vernon, CA, Romeo Power was founded in 2014 when a handful of innovators formerly from Tesla, SpaceX, Amazon, and Samsung set out to end energy poverty around the world. The team’s knowledge of the design, development, and deployment of the world’s most powerful battery technology has resulted in safe, high-performing, and user-friendly battery packs customized to power everything from electric vehicles to entire businesses to personal devices when you’re on the go or off the grid, even for days at a time. Romeo builds battery packs using standard cells, but technological innovations set them apart. Their secrets to superior performance are energy density and efficiency.