Historical Portfolio & Prior Investment Experience


  Company Investment Date Stage Sector
 
Acquired by COLT in 2001, Adero, Inc., was a global provider of high-quality Internet content and application distribution services.
3/25/1999
  • Early Stage
  • Communications
 
Advantage Schools
Advantage Schools is a national leader in the emerging for-profit education management industry. Working under contract with local school founders, the company opens and operates new high-performance charter public schools in urban areas nationwide.
7/1/1998
  • Early Stage
  • Education
 
Airespace, acquired by Cisco Systems on March 23, 2005, designs and develops wireless networking infrastructure that enable business-critical applications. By making wireless technology simple, seamless, and secure, Airespace is helping to make wireless enterprises a reality.
7/10/2003
  • Early Stage
  • Communications
 
ArrowPoint Communications
Acquired by Cisco Systems in 2000, ArrowPoint Communications was a leading provider of content switches that optimized the delivery of web content.
  • Early Stage
  • Communications
 
Acquired by SonicWall in 2007, Aventail provided appliances and managed services that give employees and business partners clientless, secure, anywhere access, to any application.
2/18/2000
  • Growth Equity
  • Communications
 
Black Duck Software is the leading global provider of products and services for accelerating software development through the managed use of open source and third-party code. Black Duck™ enables companies to shorten time-to-market and reduce development and maintenance costs while mitigating the risks and challenges associated with open source, including hidden license obligations, security vulnerabilities and version proliferation.
4/19/2005
  • Early Stage
  • Software
 
Brix Networks develops and markets real-time service assurance and performance management solutions that verify the quality of advanced, Internet Protocol- based services such as VoIP, VPN access, video, and Web-hosted business applications.
2/16/2001
  • Growth Equity
  • Communications
 
Acquired by Iron Mountain in November, 2004, Connected Corporation was the leading provider of storage software for automated protection, archiving and recovery of distributed data.
11/3/1999
  • Growth Equity
  • Software
 
Cortera provides a fresh perspective on business information and offers innovative tools to improve corporate intelligence. With its robust database containing virtually every private and public U.S. company, innovative analytics about each of those companies and advanced workflow software, Cortera helps business analysts, sales and marketing experts and credit & collections professionals know more than ever before about their prospects, customers and partners. Formerly known as eCredit, the company changed its name to Cortera, Inc. in April 2008
12/8/2006
  • Growth Equity
  • Internet
  • Software
 
Datamedic Corporation
A 25-year old developer of computer-based patient record and physician practice management systems.
1/1/1998
  • Early Stage
  • Healthcare
 
Acquired by Novell (Nasdaq: NOVL) on April 19, 2006, e-Security, Inc was the leading global provider of software for security management.
12/28/2000
  • Growth Equity
  • Software
 
EnterpriseDB is the world's leading provider of enterprise-class products and services based on PostgreSQL, the world's most advanced open source database. The company's Postgres Plus products are ideally suited for transaction-intensive applications and deliver the performance, scalability, and reliability required for enterprise-class workloads.
6/28/2006
  • Early Stage
  • Software
 
Evident Software provides innovative solutions for metering, monitoring, reporting and chargeback for real time infrastructure (RTI) and applications such as computer grids and data cache.
9/1/1998
  • Early Stage
  • Software
 
Fabric7
Provider of enterprise servers that integrate computer and networking technologies into a fabric of IT resources.
5/31/2002
  • Seed
  • Communications
 
FutureTense built innovative Web publishing tools that allowed designers to easily create visually attractive Web publications without HTML coding or Java programming.
2/11/1998
  • Early Stage
  • Software
 
Gateway Design is a developer of electronic CAE software. Gateway Design Automation, Inc. was acquired by Cadence Design Systems on October 9th 1989.
1/1/1986
  • Early Stage
  • Software
 
GeoLearning is the leading provider of on-demand learning and performance management technology platforms. The company’s products and services are used by more than 500 corporations, government agencies and non-profit organizations to manage human capital development, accelerate critical business processes and drive organizational performance.
12/18/2007
  • Growth Equity
  • Software
 
Geotel, a provider of call routing and optimization software utilized by the world's leading enterprise call centers, went public in November of 1996 and was later acquired by Cicso Systems in June of 1994.
1/1/1995
  • Early Stage
  • Communications
  • Software
 
HarvardNet
Acquired by Allegiance Telecom in 2001, HarvardNet was a provider of Web hosting and managed e-business services. Allegiance Telecom is now an XO Communications Company.
9/1/1998
  • Growth Equity
  • Internet
 
A developer of full-motion animation software that enables manufacturing companies using computer-aided design programs to visually communicate how future products will look and work to marketing, sales and other corporate departments.
1/1/1998
  • Early Stage
  • Software
 
InCert Software
Geodesic Systems acquired InCert Software, a provider of application fault management services.
1/1/1998
  • Early Stage
  • Software
 
Intellon (Nasdaq: ITLN) is a market leader in powerline communications, providing HomePlug® compliant and other powerline integrated circuits for home networking, networked entertainment, BPL access, Ethernet-over-Coax (EoC), smart grid management and other commercial applications.
1/1/1997
  • Early Stage
  • Communications
 
Internap, NASDAQ: INAP is a leading Internet solutions company that provides The Ultimate Online Experience™ by managing, delivering and distributing applications and content with unsurpassed performance and reliability. With a global platform of data centers, managed Internet services, a content delivery network (CDN) and content monetization services, Internap frees its customers to innovate their business and create new revenue opportunities. More than 3,000 companies across the globe trust Internap to help them achieve their Internet business goals.
1/28/1999
  • Growth Equity
  • Communications
 
InterOPS Management Solutions
InterOPS Management Solutions provided Web application availability, performance monitoring, event identification and resolution, issue reporting, and third-party dynamic data link coverage services to high-volume, transaction-processing companies.
9/20/2000
  • Early Stage
  • Communications
 
InterSAN, Inc.
InterSAN, Inc. was a leading provider of storage area management (SAM) automation software that delivers storage services excellence, enabling customers to better manage growth and provide quality services in an affordable, manageable, and secure environment.
  • Early Stage
  • Software
 
Into Networks
Developer of an engine for powering streaming software applications in real time across multiple networks and bandwidths
11/7/1997
  • Early Stage
  • Communications
 
A global provider of virtual data rooms. Its services are used in the facilitation of loan syndications, mergers and acquisitions, and for creating and maintaining repositories for corporate documents.
  • Growth Equity
  • Software
 
Acquired by Stellant, Kinecta provided enterprise software and services for establishing and managing business-to-business content networks.
  • Early Stage
  • Software
 
Managed Objects provides business service management software that integrates disparate business data and interprets its relationship with business processes.
8/16/2000
  • Growth Equity
  • Software
 
MarketSoft Corporation, founded in May of 1998, developed Enterprise Marketing Management software solutions to help marketers reduce costs, boost productivity and grow revenue.
4/13/2000
  • Early Stage
  • Software
 
MegaPath is the leading provider of managed IP communications services in North America. MegaPath leverages its wide selection of broadband connectivity, Virtual Private Networks, Voice over IP (VoIP) and security technologies to enable businesses to lower costs, increase security and enhance productivity.
3/4/2005
  • Growth Equity
  • Communications
  • Services
 
Metal Bellows Corp.
Designed, manufactured and marketed welded, formed and metal deposited bellows for a large number of industrial and military applications
1/1/1983
  • Early Stage
  • Manufacturing
 
MFG.com is the Internet based platform upon which the global manufacturing industry conducts business. MFG.com's open platform enables companies of all sizes from around the globe to intelligently connect, source, collaborate and perform due diligence with transparency and intellectual property protection. The MFG.com platform supports virtually all manufacturing process and industrial components, is in 10 languages, 12 currencies and has over 100,000 users on five continents.
11/29/2007
  • Growth Equity
  • Internet
 
Comverse, a subsidiary of Comverse Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: CMVT), and the world's leading supplier of software and systems enabling network-based multimedia enhanced communication and billing services acquired Netonomy, a leader in customer self-service solutions, providing online account management, e-Commerce and electronic bill analysis for the communications industry.
2/1/2000
  • Early Stage
  • Software
 
Newisys, a Sanmina-SCI Company, is a creative technology company significantly impacting the server-computing environment. Newisys is dedicated to designing and delivering enterprise-class server and storage products. Newisys offers a family of robust designs targeted for integration into Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) product offerings.
10/25/2002
  • Early Stage
  • Communications
 
Lucent Technologies acquired Nexabit Networks, a developer of next generation, high performance switching and routing equipment, on July 19, 1999.
9/25/1998
  • Early Stage
  • Communications
 
Acquired by Sprint Communications, Nextel Communications was a leading provider of fully integrated wireless communications services and had built the largest guaranteed all-digital wireless network in the country covering thousands of communities across the United States.
1/1/1996
  • Early Stage
  • Communications
 
Nuance (NASDAQ: NUAN) is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses experience Nuance’s proven applications and professional services.
5/26/1998
  • Growth Equity
  • Software
 
Acquired by Raytheon, Oakley Networks was renamed Raytheon Oakley Systems. Raytheon Oakley Systems is a leader in insider threat protection, combining network and endpoint monitoring with targeted investigations to protect enterprises against the complete range of insider threats.
7/22/2004
  • Growth Equity
  • Software
 
ONI Systems is a leading provider of optical telecommunication equipment whose products are now sold through Ciena.
9/2/1999
  • Early Stage
  • Communications
 
Ping Identity is the market leader in federated identity management, delivering secure Internet single sign-on (SSO) software and services to more than 260 enterprise customers, government agencies and service providers worldwide.
4/1/2004
  • Early Stage
  • Internet
  • Software
 
Acquired by Hewlett Packard, PolyServe provided cluster file system solutions that allow enterprises to optimize storage resources for Linux and Windows applications.
7/3/2004
  • Growth Equity
  • Software
 
Prosper, America's first people-to-people lending marketplace, was created to make consumer lending more financially and socially rewarding for everyone.
2/6/2006
  • Early Stage
  • Consumer
  • Internet
 
Quickturn
Acquired by Cadence, Quickturn Design Produced digital design verification and hardware emulation tools and CAE software focusing on emulation systems and electronic design automation.
1/1/1995
  • Early Stage
  • Software
 
RealPage provides Software-as-a-Service products and services to more than 30,000 apartment communities across the United States. It offers six on-demand product lines that serve the property management market.
  • Growth Equity
  • Software
 
RedBrick Health, an entirely new kind of health company headquartered in Minneapolis, was founded in 2006 to provide a unique, smart and fair solution to the challenge of rising health care costs due to unhealthy individual behaviors. RedBrick Health combines behavior-based health financing with personalized programs and independent advocates, helping large self-insured companies and their employees experience all the rewards of better health.
12/10/2007
  • Early Stage
  • Healthcare IT
 
Acquired by Exocus on November 23, 1999, Service Metrics, provided objective performance and availability analysis for high volume and business-critical Web sites.
7/21/1999
  • Early Stage
  • Software
 
SpeedSim
SpeedSim was formed to create software for the testing of large, complex integrated circuits. Focused exclusively on the accuracy of a chip’s logic, the SpeedSim cycle-based logic simulation software reduced testing time dramatically.
1/1/1996
  • Early Stage
  • Software
 
TeleQuest
Provides teleradiology and radiology specialists on demand
1/1/1996
  • Early Stage
  • Healthcare
 
Teliris Telepresence solutions are the world’s most natural, immersive virtual meeting environments combining an intimate experience with innovative collaboration tools that allow effective interaction over distance. All solutions are packaged with Teliris’ managed service including a 99%+ reliability guarantee. Teliris Telepresence is the only solution offering true immersive collaboration that takes telepresence beyond audio and video.
1/31/2007
  • Growth Equity
  • Communications
  • Services
 
Top Layer Security is a leading global provider of Network Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) that enables enterprise organizations to protect their critical on-line assets from risks associated with cyber threats. Designed with Three Dimensional Protection, Top Layer's IPS provides the most advanced protection against attacks at the highest tested performance rates. Top Layer Security is headquartered in Massachusetts, USA with sales and services support worldwide.
1/19/1999
  • Early Stage
  • Communications
  • Systems
 
Developer of customer behavioral targeting software that drive personalized dialogues from a comprehensive, unified, and actionable customer context. Acquired by SAS in 2002.
1/1/1997
  • Early Stage
  • Software
 
Acquired by EMC, Verid provided real-time identity verification and authentication solutions that significantly reduced the cost of fraud without compromising consumers' comfort, convenience or privacy.
8/16/2005
  • Growth Equity
  • Software
 
Acquired by Ciena, Wavesmith's multi-service switching platforms enabled carriers to enhance the usefulness of their existing optical infrastructure by delivering cost-effective ATM, Frame Relay, and IP services at the edge.
6/4/2001
  • Early Stage
  • Communications
 
Webspective
Acquired by Inktomi on October 1, 1999, Wespective Software provided Internet commerce and content sites with Web resource management systems designed to run e-business in real-time.
6/5/1998
  • Early Stage
  • Software
 
WNP Communications was a company formed in 1998 to participate in the Local Multipoint Distribution Service (LMDS) markets. WNP served the data, voice and video needs of customers with a combination of broadband wireless technology, packet switching, and high-speed fiber optic links.
  • Early Stage
  • Communications