US Capital Partners was engaged by Maven Research as its strategic advisor in capital formation needs, including a $6 million preferred equity raise.

Maven, which offers cloud-based enterprise software-as-a-service platform to manage knowledge communities, will use the new financing for sales and marketing, research and software development, customer acquisition and general working capital as the business continues to expand.

US Capital Partners is a private investment bank headquartered in San Francisco.

“We are delighted to be assisting Maven with its growth capital needs in a strategic investment banking role, as the company moves into the next phase of its business expansion.” said Jeffrey Sweeney, chairman and CEO at US Capital Partners.