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Agilience Group GmbH

AGiLiENCE is a leading European provider of Products and Solutions for Expertise Location, Smart Information Management and Collaboration. The company is specialized on helping organizations to accelerate problem-solving & innovation in information-intensive processes, such as R&D, professional or customer service and sales, by a better management of unstructured information like Email flows. AGiLiENCE facilitates effective collaboration of the right people for a given problem. This results in rapid return on invest, through measurable cycle-time reductions and productivity increases, as well as in accelerated time to market.

Agility Communications, Inc.

(acquired by JDS Uniphase in 2005)
Agility's initial products support the backbone of the Dense-Wavelength-Division-Multiplexed (DWDM) fiber optic networks. Products include widely tunable lasers, transceivers, and wavelength converters that enable customers to provision, scale and manage bandwidth over many wavelengths at lower cost.


Air2Web's Mobile Internet Platform, which can be installed behind the customer's firewall or hosted by Air2Web, enables customers to create, deploy and deliver enterprise applications to their customers and employees using any digital wireless device including Short Message Service (SMS) and web-enabled phones, personal digital devices (PDAs), and pagers.

To date, Air2Web has more than 65 production deployments with blue-chip customers providing wirelessly enabled financial applications, critical field force applications, customer relationship management, M-commerce and subscription-based content services. Customers include companies such as Delta Employees Credit Union, ABN AMRO, BellSouth, Digital Insight, Corillian, ADC Telecommunications, Lexmark International, Nortel, UPS, Holiday Inn, Intercontinental and Crowne Plaza hotels, the Weather Channel, CBS SportsLine, and other leading finance, travel & hospitality, media & entertainment, health care, retail, and transportation companies.

AirTight Networks

Founded in 2002, AirTight Networks is the leader in wireless perimeter security solutions. AirTight Networks’ SpectraGuard® family of wireless perimeter security products and services provides enterprises and service providers with around-the-clock wireless monitoring and automatic intrusion prevention, while managing wireless LAN network performance for maximum capacity and uptime. The SpectraGuard family of products is the industry’s only solution that correctly classifies wireless devices and events, identifies and automatically stops security risks and attacks, and accurately locates potential wireless security risks. AirTight Networks is a privately held company based in Mountain View, CA.

Allegis Capital

The Allegis Capital family of funds were created as strategic corporate partnering funds for the purpose of investing in the new digital economy - Computing, Communications, Content and Commerce.


The merger of Floware Wireless Systems Ltd. and BreezeCOM Ltd., both providers of broadband wireless access (BWA) systems, was completed August 1, 2001. Alvarion provides point-to-multipoint BWA solutions for telecom carriers, service providers, and enterprises worldwide. Alvarion's systems are used for providing Internet access and voice and data services for subscribers in the last mile, for the feeding of cellular networks, for building-to-building connectivity and for the wireless local area network (LAN).

Apptitude, Inc.

(acquired by Hi/fn, Inc., NASDAQ: HIFN in July 2000)
Apptitude provides application-aware networking solutions that allow customers to understand who is using which business application and what impact it has on the network.


(acquired by SEEC in 2003)
Asera provides high value Internet solutions for the business-to-business demand chain the process of marketing, selling and supporting products through distribution channels.

Based on an open, modular architecture, the Asera eService delivers high-impact functionality on demand, and can quickly incorporate best-in-class industry innovations to adapt to business change in Internet time.

AutoCell Laboratories, Inc.

AutoCell Laboratories, Inc. (founded as Propagate Networks) develops innovative solutions that automatically reduce RF interference, ensure robust wireless performance in business and wireless broadband deployments, and enhance quality of life in digital homes. Companies worldwide, including Accton, Atheros, Chantry Networks, NETGEAR, Inc., and Siemens embed AutoCell software into their products to seamlessly address the unmet need for automatic RF control and optimization. AutoCell’s partners comprise ODMs, OEMs, carriers/telcos, and voice and consumer electronics manufacturers--whose wireless products run in enterprise, SME, SOHO, and in consumers’ homes. Touted as “the Dolby of Wi-Fi”, AutoCell Laboratories counts more than 60 patent applications pending, and works closely with standards groups (IEEE, IETF, Wi-Fi Alliance) to propagate RF interference countermeasures to enable real-time wireless applications. A global company headquartered in Acton, Mass., USA; AutoCell has offices in China and the U.S. and is privately funded.

BeamReach Networks, Inc.

BeamReach Networks, Inc. is developing a new broadband wireless access technology using patented techniques which enable an order of magnitude gain in the spectral efficiency and capacity for broadband wireless systems as well as unprecedented reach and coverage in non line-of-sight environments.

Beijing Newcom

Beijing Newcom has endeavored to invest, construct and operate the traffic transmission information technology and information service business and is among the biggest traffic information product and solutions providers and the traffic information service operators in China. Beijing Newcom aims to construct and operate a public traffic information service platform with coverage extending to most part of China. With years-long hard efforts, Beijing Newcom has developed self-owned intellectual property rights as part of its core technology, and a development direction of “one platform, three services” has been shaped. The direction requires the company (i) to develop a nationwide advanced comprehensive traffic information platform; (ii) to provide data value-added services based on the traffic information technologies; (iii) to provide software value-added service based on the public transmission enterprise operation and business management; and (iv) to provide system integration and operation maintenance service to public transmission business.

Beijing PowerU Technology Co., Ltd.

PowerU mainly provides water cool storage solutions and its energy management services. It grows up in Chinese specific environment. It has a unique operation concept, independent energy-saving technologies, services and management. PowerU is the most advanced provider of Chilled Water Cool Storage Technologies and cool storage conditioning solution, and the leader of water cool storage system technology in the world. All the current large difference temperature water cool storage conditioning systems in China have been constructed by applying PowerU’s invention patents, which has made remarkable economic and social benefits. PowerU Energy Management Contract business has got great help and financial support from the National Development and Reform Commission / World Bank / Global Environment Facility (GEF) China Energy Saving Promotion Project. PowerU is the winner of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 China 2008, its business modle ranks at top 10 list of "21st Century Business Review" in 2008. Along with the remarkable environmental protection effectiveness, PowerU can also help its cooperation partners saving energy consuming and equipment maintanence expenses and improving management.

BioImagene, Inc.

BioImagene is a leading provider of total digital pathology solutions for applications including clinical diagnostics and drug discovery. BioImagene products are FDA -cleared for specific clinical applications, and are intended for research use for other applications.

Blue Pumpkin Software, Inc.

Industry-leading provider of workforce optimization solutions for contact centers.

BPL Global®

Serveron® is now a BPL Global® company.

BPL Global, Ltd. (BPLG) is a smart grid technology company dedicated to leading the transformation of energy and information delivery. The company provides software solutions and services to electric utilities enabling an intelligent grid to more efficiently manage demand, integrate distributed energy resources, improve service reliability, and optimize cost and capital productivity. BPL Global partners with local utilities, internet service providers, equipment suppliers and financiers to create end-to-end solutions integrating the best in software, communications, hardware and managed services to aggressively deploy smart grid solutions around the world. Part of the clean technology sector of the electric utility industry, our applications provide the critical foundation for a coordinated, intelligent grid to deliver energy more efficiently for a greener environment.

BroadLight, Inc.

BroadLight Inc., is a leading supplier of communication semiconductors and optical transceivers for cost-effective FTTP (Fiber-to-the-Premises) PON (Passive Optical Networking) solutions, that enable high-performance, end-to-end, easy-to-integrate FTTP solutions. BroadLight develops standards-based digital, analog and optical communication components, software stacks and algorithms for equipment vendors who are looking to integrate high-performance PON solutions for carriers and service providers. The company is committed to work closely with equipment vendors and carriers to support them throughout the project planning and integration process.


CenterBoard is a privately held company that is breaking new ground in combining network and database technologies to lead the emerging market for Enterprise Information Integration. CenterBoard's technology enables right-time access to distributed information regardless of how and where the data is stored. The company has built a strong management team with expertise across both the database and networking fields. As early employees of other successful start-ups, including Red Brick Systems, Cloudscape, CopperCom, Auspex and Portal, the management team has a depth of experience in growing early-stage companies to become market leaders.

Chantry Networks, Inc.

(Acquired by Siemens AG in December 2004)
Chantry Networks is the leading provider of secure integrated mobility management solutions for wireless networks. Chantry’s innovative WLAN suite of products, BeaconWorks, offers unprecedented scalability and availability, coupled with unique network virtualization features, to overcome the obstacles inherent in traditional WLAN systems and provide enterprises and service providers with the first economical and practical solution for building seamless and pervasive wireless networks. Founded in April of 2002, Chantry Networks is headquartered in Boston with offices in Chicago, Denver, New York, San Francisco and Toronto. Chantry is backed by top-tier investors including Flagship Ventures, Primaxis Technology Ventures, Siemens Venture Capital, Venture Coaches/Skypoint Capital and Ventures West.

Chiaro Networks, Inc.

Chiaro designs and manufactures data switching solutions to remove the most challenging bottlenecks from carriers' optical backbones. This completely new class of product will allow carriers to deploy reliable data switching solutions with unprecedented scalability.

Clustra Systems, Inc.

(Acquired by Sun in March, 2002; NASDAQ: SUNW)
Clustra Systems is the innovator of proven, next-generation, zero-downtime database systems for companies that require continuously available, easily scalable, standards-based, 24x7 infrastructure - without exception.

COVEGA Corporation

COVEGA Corporation was formed in March 2003 from the merger of CODEON Corporation and Quantum Photonics, Incorporated. COVEGA Corporation is a leading provider of components and integrated-optic subsystems to the telecommunications, data communications, military and cable television industries.

Com 21, Inc.

Provider of cable modem technology for the broadband access market enabling cable operators to provide high-speed, cost-effective Internet access.

Cambridge Positioning Systems Limited

Cambridge Positioning Systems Limited (CPS) is a pioneering company focussing on the provision of Mobile Location systems and services for mobile phone users.

Cambridge Silicon Radio Limited

(IPO on the London Stock exchange in February 2004)
Cambridge Silicon Radio (CSR) specializes in providing single chip radio devices in the global market for short range radio communications, including Bluetooth. CSR's mission is to create the most highly integrated radio devices available, fabricated using standard CMOS technology to provide its customers with the smallest and lowest cost qualified Bluetooth solutions.

Chemclin Biotech Co., Ltd.

Beijing Chemclin Biotech Co., Ltd. (Chemclin) was established in 1999, and has emerged as one of China's leading diagnostics companies with its own development, manufacturing and distribution headquartered in Beijing. Chemclin develops radioimmunoassay (RIA) kits, ELISA and chemiluminescent (CLIA) kits. The company has a well-established marketing and sales network across China with presence in 30 provinces, more than 2000 local districts and 30,000 towns.

CoreLab, Inc.

CoreLab Partners, Inc provides our clinical trial sponsors best-in-class centralized cardiac safety & efficacy services and independent medical image assessment solutions; all designed to facilitate successful new drug development in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device market sectors.

CoreLab Partners’ extensive international experience is comprised of working alongside a broad spectrum of organizations across 700+ studies - Phase I – IV in over 60 countries around the globe. Our market leading medical imaging services are proven across more oncology trials than any other core laboratory. Our imaging and cardiac safety solutions are performed in a stringent quality controlled environment, ensuring GCP and 21 CFR Part 11 compliance.

Cycos AG

(Neuer Markt: YOS-WKN: 770 020)(Acquired by Siemens AG)
Cycos AG develops and markets advanced unified messaging systems for large- to medium-size companies. The company's Message Routing System (MRS) integrates fax, voicemail, e-mail, and the telephone into a single unified service.

Cylex, Inc.®

Cylex is a life science company and a leader in the development and manufacture of unique products that use the immune system for predicting and managing human health. It is the first and only company to offer a patent- protected, FDA-cleared cellular assay of immune system function, ImmuKnow(tm), which measures the vitality of a patient's immune system from a single drop of blood. The company's products enable physicians to better manage and personalize the treatment of life-threatening diseases, such as HIV, HCV, cancer, diabetes, autoimmune and other disorders, as well as serious conditions associated with organ transplantation.

ImmuKnow(tm) is currently being incorporated into patient protocols at leading U.S. hospitals and clinics. It is the only standardized cellular assay, easily performed in the lab, with quick and accurate results. By optimizing therapy, ImmuKnow(tm), helps the physician lower the cost of treatment and improve treatment outcome, reduce the side effects of drugs, and enhance the patient's prospects for long-term quality of life.

Cyras Systems, Inc.

(Acquired by CIENA Corporation March 2001)
Developer of multi-service over-optics solutions that enable carriers to rapidly deploy and easily manage both traditional and new data services for their customers.

Digital Envoy (aquired by Landmark)

Venture Strategy looks for opportunities to build market leading businesses who leverage technology to create dominant brands.

Since 1996, they have backed brands across a variety of technology industry sectors including the business-to-business, business-to-consumer and business enabling technologies.

Dune Networks, Inc.

Dune Networks is a leading, fabless semiconductor company specializing in the development of distributed, standard-compliant traffic management and scalable switching fabric products and solutions. Dune's SANDTM (Scalable Architecture for Networking Devices) is a two-device chip-set, enabling the building of flexible network platforms that provide total user bandwidth starting from 10Gbps and extending to 80Tbps. SAND provides a total solution for traffic management and non-blocking switching fabric by incorporating a comprehensive service scheme together with future-proof scalability. Dune's solutions are targeted at the Broadband Network infrastructure, designed to meet carrier-class requirements for scalability, next-generation services and reliability. The company's devices include Fabric Elements (FETM) and Fabric Access Processors (FAPTM), which are used in enterprise backbones, access/aggregation networks, core metro networks, core of national service providers, and high-end storage networks. Dune's unique architecture is poised to become the foundation for next generation platforms comprising the Broadband Network infrastructure. Founded in 2000, Dune's headquarters are located in Sunnyvale, California with an R&D center in the Europark Industrial Park at Yakum, Israel.


(acquired by Cisco in 2004)
dynamicsoft is the leading provider of carrier-class infrastructure software for packet-based wireline and wireless communications networks. dynamicsoft's interoperable and scalable infrastructure solutions enable service providers to deploy revenue-generating applications and innovative converged services over Internet protocol (IP)-based networks.

EDB Investments Pte Ltd. (EDBI)

EDB Investments Pte Ltd. (EDBI) is a wholly-owned subsidiary and the investment arm of the Singapore Economic Development Board.

EDBI´s dedicated mobile commerce ventures fund, "M-Commerce Ventures" intends to focus on mobile portals, personal information management and messaging, bandwidth optimization, and other areas in the wireless space.

Efficient Networks, Inc.

(Acquired by Siemens Information and Communication Networks Group March 2001, NASDAQ: EFNT)
Developer of high-speed digital subscriber line customer premises equipment for the broadband access market.

ElekSen Ltd

(listed on AIM in 2006)
The ElekSen company develops and licenses interactive soft switching solutions for innovative product opportunities. Based at Pinewood Studios, the ElekSen company is a marriage of expertise in electronics, software, conductive fabric structures and production engineering. The ElekTexT technology, based around a unique, sensing fabric, provides a platform of licensing opportunities for a range of soft products. Our aim is to be recognised as the leading company in the field of soft switching and sensing, helping to shape today's products for tomorrow's world.


emWare® makes it fast, easy and affordable to add remote management capabilities to electronic devices, helping companies increase profits, productivity and customer satisfaction. emWare delivers products and services based on its EMIT® software for adding remote management capabilities to new and legacy devices and device networks.

Encelium Technologies

Encelium Technologies headquartered in New Jersey is a technology company specializing in integrated lighting control systems for commercial buildings. Encelium manufactures the Energy Control System™ (ECS), the most advanced lighting control solution for commercial buildings on the market. ECS has been proven to secure lighting energy savings of 50% to 75% in office applications. Since the company’s founding in 2001, ECS has been installed in more than 35 million square feet of commercial space across North America and Europe.

Encorp, Inc.

Encorp develops, markets and delivers integrated hardware and software solutions for facility automation and distributed energy customers. Encorp is among the world's leading providers of network technology and infrastructure management solutions for the distributed energy market. The company's power technology products and services include energy automation software and grid-interconnection equipment.

Extreme Networks, Inc.

Provider of a next generation of switching solutions that meet the increasing needs of enterprise local area networks, service providers and content providers.

Factory Logic, Inc.

(acquired by SAP in December 2006)
Factory Logic is the leading provider of Lean solutions to meet the needs of the Customer Demand-Driven Factory. With Factory Logic, manufacturers are able to automate the pace of production, accelerate Lean deployments and associated benefits, and sustain continuous improvement and standardized best business practices across the entire enterprise. Factory Logic's platform-independent, real-time demand leveling and supply synchronization engine allows companies to extend their investments in ERP/MRP to the plant floor and transform the extended enterprise into a real-time demand driven supply network. Factory Logics is based in Austin, Texas.

First Sensor Technology GmbH

First Sensor Technology GmbH develops, fabricates and produces pressure applications in high volume markets such as the automotive supplier industry, medical technology, white appliances, aeronautic and space technology and process engineering. First Sensor Technology GmbH is a licensed supplier of the automotive supplier industry. Production capacities range above 10 million pieces per year.

Core business unit are innovative high temperature pressure sensors (for operating temperatures up to 300 °C) which are for example used in engine management systems, ABS/EPS braking systems and CO2-based air conditioning. First Sensor Technology GmbH was founded in July 1999 as Spin-off enterprise of the Technical Uni-versity Berlin by five long-time associates of the sensor systems group. Headquarters and production are based in Berlin, Germany.

FolloWap Telecommunications

(acquired by Neustar in November 2006)
Followap is a leading provider of Presence and Messaging solutions that encompass advanced distributed server platforms and a wide range of Presence clients and applications. Followap offers advanced solutions for mobile operators that are at the forefront of existing and emerging 2.5G and 3G technologies. Followap brings value to customers with next generation Presence-enabled services, covering wide subscriber segments in the areas of Presence, Instant Messaging, Chat, Location, Multimedia Messaging, Voice and Mobile Entertainment. Followap's iFollow Presence Platform and its suite of services have been commercially launched at Tier One operators.

G2 Microsystems, Inc.

G2 Microsystems designs and markets ultra low-power, active MRM system-on-chips (SoCs) that provide ubiquitous asset tracking leveraging existing wireless IEEE 802.11 network infrastructures. Those SoCs significantly reduce the Total Cost of Ownership of deploying sophisticated Real-Time Locating Systems (RTLS) or asset tracking services so that businesses can more efficiently manage their mobile resources. G2 Microsystems is a privately-held semiconductor company. Major investors in the company include UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund, Starfish Ventures and DB Capital Partners, the private equity and venture capital arm of Deutsche Asset Management (Australia) Ltd., and Siemens Venture Capital.

Garderos Software Innovations GmbH

(acquired by Siemens in 2005)
Garderos makes WLAN infrastructure software for operational support systems and multivendor WLAN appliances. The hardware-independent architecture has been designed according to the needs of enterprises and service providers to securely create and deliver WLAN services. Mobile operators can blend WLAN into their mix of existing wireless technologies, to enhance their service offering and increase ARPU. Wireline operators add WLAN capability to their existing broadband networks at a marginal cost, to offer new services to broadband users. Enterprises can provide WLAN-based guest internet access to temporary visitors and consultants and wireless Intranet access to employees.The Garderos infrastructure software responds to technical challenges like Roaming, Voice over WLAN, mobile subscriber authentication (EAP-SIM) and in future, WiMAX services, thereby protecting investments.


General Bandwidth is a leading provider of Voice over IP infrastructure solutions spanning more than 40 service providers worldwide. General Bandwidth delivers broadband solutions addressing a full range of applications, including residential and business access, trunking and enhanced VoIP solutions. With eight patents issued and ten pending, General Bandwidth’s flagship G6 Universal Media Gateway and network management system are OSMINE, RUS, PacketCable, and NEBS-3 certified, produced in a TL9000 quality system, and deployed in ILECs, CLECs, RLECs and Cable service provider networks worldwide. General Bandwidth was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Glenmount International

Glenmount addresses the substantial growth potential of "Industrial Convergence" - The application of microprocessors and other forms of industrial technology to industrial products.

Global Locate, Inc.

(to be acquired by Broadcom, Nasdaq: BRCM in 2007)
Global Locate, Inc. is a privately held company that provides A-GPS (assisted global positioning systems) products and services for wireless devices and networks. Headquartered in San Jose, CA, the company has sales offices in the New York metropolitan area, Tokyo and Madrid. Global Locate's A-GPS product suite includes the World Wide Reference Network (WWRN), A-GPS Server and integrated Global Locate IndoorGPSR chipset.


Conexant Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNXT) merged with GlobespanVirata, Inc. in March 2004 Conexant Systems is the new company resulting from the merger between Conexant Systemsn and GlobespanVirata. Conexant's innovative semiconductor solutions are driving broadband communications, enterprise networks and digital home networks worldwide. The company has leveraged its expertise and leadership position in modem technologies to enable more Internet connections than all of its competitors combined, and continues to develop highly integrated silicon solutions for broadband data and media processing networks.

Guardent, Inc.

(acquired by IncVeriSign, Inc. - Nasdaq: VRSN in 2003)
Guardent, the leader in managed security services, combines managed security services with vendor independent consulting to provide better information security at a lower operational cost than can be achieved through an organization's internal staff. Headquartered in the heart of Boston's technology corridor and with offices throughout North America, Guardent brings together an unmatched team of business, security and privacy experts from organizations such as Prudential, Bank of America, PricewaterhouseCoopers, IBM Global Services, Deloitte & Touche, Andersen Consulting, Internet Security Systems, Lucent, Sapient, the NSA, the National Security Council, and the White House.

Hyperchip, Inc.

Hyperchip provides extreme performance network systems including carrier-class switches and routers scalable from terabits to petabits per second.

IBX Group

As a pioneer in the field of e-purchasing, IBX delivers measurable impact to client’s bottom lines through its comprehensive Efficient Purchasing framework. IBX serves blue chip corporations globally through proven purchasing expertise, with a high value supplier network and best of breed e-sourcing and e-procurement technology. The company enables its customers to generate sustainable cost savings through better spend visibility, increased spend under management and contract compliance. IBX offices are located in Stockholm (HQ), Antwerp, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Helsinki, Milan, Oxford, Oslo and Paris.


(acquired by Siemens in 2003)
IndX SOFTWARE CORPORATION develops and markets XHQ, a software platform used to create Real-time Operations Intelligence solutions for the processing and manufacturing industries utilizing the technologies of the Internet. XHQ aggregates, relates and presents business and operational data, enabling real time decision-making and performance monitoring across all levels of the business. XHQ is used by many of the world's largest companies in the Energy, Food & Beverage, Utility and Automotive segments to improve business performance and profitability.

inge watertechnologies AG

The company inge watertechnologies AG, based in the town of Greifenberg on the Ammersee lake in Bavaria, Germany, is the world's leading provider of ultrafiltration technology, a membrane process used to treat drinking water, process water, wastewater and sea water. With a global reach enhanced by its network of partners, the company has implemented numerous reference products around the globe featuring its cutting-edge technology. Its range of products include highly-efficient ultrafiltration modules and cost-effective, space-saving rack designs as the core components of water treatment plants, rounded off by superb levels of technical customer support. All the company's products are based on the in-house development of its patented Multibore® membrane technology, providing the top-quality standards for which German-made goods are known.

Interlink Networks, Inc.

Interlink Networks specializes in Internet infrastructure products that provide Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) functions to control access, enforce policies, audit usage, and provide the information necessary to do billing for services available on the Internet.

IP Unity

IP Unity provides enhanced service solutions for blended TDM and IP networks. The company's Harmony 6000™ media/applications server system delivers high speed, volume media processing and carrier-class IP telephony services like audio/web conferencing, messaging, interactive voice response, auto-attendant and prepaid services on a scalable system. These capabilities enable providers to quickly, cost-effectively deploy traditional and new telephony services while protecting their existing investment in legacy systems. Worldwide, carriers rely on IP Unity to deliver reliable and powerful enhanced service solutions to niche or mass markets. For more information on IP Unity's award-winning solutions, call 408-582-1100

ISE Corporation

ISE Corporation, based in San Diego, CA, is a leading supplier of hybrid drive systems and components for heavy-duty vehicles such as buses, trucks, trams, airport equipment, and military vehicles. ISE is a world leader in electric, hybrid-electric, and fuel cell technologies, and the only authorized distributor of Siemens ELFA® electric and hybrid-electric drive components for the U.S. transit bus market.

ISOPurT Fluid Technologies, Inc.

(acquired by DynaSys in May 2006)
ISOPur Fluid Technologies, Inc. is an innovator of high-performance fluid purification solutions. Its products are based on its newly patented Balanced Charge AgglomerationSM (BCA) technology. The company markets its expanding product line under the ISOPurT brand, primarily to OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) as well as end users, such as power generation and manufacturing facilities, for applications where its proprietary technology enables significant competitive advantage over conventional fluid filtration systems.
ISOPur Fluid Technologies' mission is to be the market leader in the high-performance fluid purification industry. It is setting a new industry standard and creating new markets for its technology in industrial and environmental applications.

Kagoor Networks, Inc.

(acquired by Juniper Networks in 2005)
Kagoor Networks®, a premiere supplier of VoIP Border Control solutions, is committed to helping service providers and enterprises overcome the technical roadblocks, typically found at VoIP network borders, which have inhibited widespread commercial deployment of VoIP services. Kagoor’s award winning VoiceFlow® product series addresses the issues of security, Network Address Translation (NAT), QoS, service assurance, bandwidth management, and monitoring and remote management with regard to VoIP networking. It is the only solution that can effectively scale from very high capacity, carrier/service provider grade equipment to low-end, economical, enterprise CPE. Founded in early 2000, Kagoor is a private company headquartered in San Mateo, Ca., and manages an R&D facility in Herzeliya, Israel.

Kiyon, Inc.

Kiyon was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in La Jolla, CA. Kiyon's autonomic mesh networking technology is distinguished from other mesh networking technologies by virtue of its unique ability to maintain broadband throughput capacity over multiple hops, and versatile MAC layer-2 routing that allows it to interface with any higher-level protocol. It is ideally suited for wireless TCP/IP propagation and running various high level broadband applications, whether an IP backbone or direct P2P communication among clients. The World Economic Forum listed it among its Technology Pioneers for 2005, which honors companies developing and applying transformational technologies that will significantly impact business and society.


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Lagoa utilizes the power of cloud processing for photoreal 3D visualization and collaboration, and allows developers to create their own applications via their API library. Fast and powerful, Lagoa enables 3D artists, designers, engineers, architects and advertisers to collaborate while rendering and finalizing spectacular 3D content. The company was founded in 2012 in Montreal, and has offices in Bonn and Boston.

LeT Systems Ltd.

LeT Systems provides world-class, eBusiness based integrated network operations software solutions for utilities. Its flagship product, eRespondSuite, integrates a full range of decision support tools into a truly enterprise-focused IT environment for the management of customer contact, outages, workforce, crew dispatch and mobile data needs. The solution is deployed in the UK and the US in some of the most progressive utilities in the world. eRespondSuite users collectively serve a customer base of over 15 Million Customers.

LifeMasters® Supported Selfcare, Inc.

LifeMasters® Supported SelfCareSM, Inc. is a disease management services company, dedicated to providing quality healthcare and improved health outcomes for individuals with ongoing medical conditions and reducing medical expenses for payors.

LifeMasters technology utilizes Web-based and interactive voice response delivery systems.

LightLogic, Inc.

April 24, 2001 Intel Corporation announced intended acquisition of LightLogic. Deal closed end of May 2001.

LightLogic is a start-up company founded in January of 1998 developing innovative WDM (Wavelength Division Multiplexing) laser-based components for optical data networks. The company's planar micro-packaging technology enables a new class of optoelectronic components that address three important criteria for high-bandwidth fiberoptic equipment: higher speeds, higher photonic integration level and automated/scalable manufacturing.

LuxN, Inc.

(Acquired by Sorrento Networks Corp. in August 2003, NASDAQ:FIBR)
LuxN is a developer of optical networking access platforms. The company's solutions will enable local service providers to cost-effectively extend their managed optical networks from metropolitan points of presence to enterprise customer premises.

Magellan Technology PTY. Limited

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Magellan Technology is the developer of the "BagTag" RFID system, which is purpose built for applications involving conveyor belts, high speed, multiple articles, orientation insensitivity, and security.

Typical applications of Magellan's RFID technology are within the air transport, postal and courier industries, and industrial process control.

ManageSoft Corporation

ManageSoft, The Software Management Company T, reduces IT supports costs for desktops, laptops, and servers located anywhere in the world by enabling large organizations to automatically deploy, update and manage software and security patches for Windows, Linux and UNIX devices. Unlike competing products, ManageSoft solutions combine policy-based management with a scalable and cost-effective client-centric architecture to streamline IT service support, improve IT service delivery, and dramatically reduce IT costs. ManageSoft provides category-leading automated software management solutions for security patch management, server management, software deployment, license management, mobile management, IT asset tracking, software license management and IT business intelligence. ManageSoft Corporation is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, an IBM Business Partner, and a global partner of Siemens Business Services. Founded in 1990, ManageSoft has offices in North and South America, Australia, and Europe, with corporate customers including Guinness Diageo, ANZ Bank, Siemens, Abbey National, Thomson Prometric and T-Mobile.

Maple Optical Systems

Maple Optical Systems focuses on developing multi-service optical switch products that enable carriers to provision, scale, and manage bandwidth over wavelengths types of wireless devices without any changes in the way.

Maxxtec AG

Maxxtec AG is a leading developer and manufacturer of components and integrated systems for efficient energy generation from solid biomass, industrial waste heat and other renewable energy sources. Maxxtec AG is the only global player offering entire heat transfer plants and ORC modules from a single source. The company serves customers in more than 45 countries through eight branches and regional offices in Europe as well as 26 representative offices worldwide. Since going into business in 1996, Maxxtec has achieved an average annual growth rate of more than 50 percent. Sales in 2008 amounted to over EUR 30 mn.

MDdatacor, Inc.

MDdatacor accesses and utilizes the richest source of relevant clinical information - patient medical records. The Company has developed proprietary and patent-pending technology that converts unstructured and structured text files, such as physician dictation, into a structured and searchable database. Pharmaceutical and medical device companies receive only patient de-identified reports; network member physician practices receive actionable patient identifiable reports. For the physicians, MDdatacor provides decision-support tools that enhance the practice's ability to conduct clinical research and monitor chronically ill patient populations, such as heart failure patients and high risk diabetics, over time to assist the treating physician and nurses in better managing disease and improving outcomes. For industry, the Company enables clinical trial sponsors to identify optimal investigator sites and subsequently accelerate the trial screening and enrollment process, reducing the time and cost of new product development.


Media5 has two operating subsidiaries, Mediatrix Telecom Inc. and M5T Centre d'Excellence en Telecom. Mediatrix ( develops and markets advanced VoIP access devices and gateways for the enterprise, SOHO, and residential markets. M5T develops standard-based software solutions (SIP, STUN, RTP/SRTP) to enable and control secure, real-time multimedia communications over wired and wireless SIP-based IP networks.

Millennium Materials Technologies Fund

Millennium Materials Technologies Fund L.P. was created to invest in the development and commercialization of novel advanced materials, industrial processes, chemicals, bio electronics materials and materials for life sciences.

Molecular Insight Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

(NASDAQ Global Market: MIPI, February 2007)
Molecular Insight Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company specializing in the emerging field of molecular medicine, applying innovations in the identification and targeting of disease at the molecular level to improve patient healthcare by addressing significant unmet needs. The company is focused on discovering, developing and commercializing innovative and targeted radiotherapeutics and molecular imaging pharmaceuticals with initial applications in the areas of oncology and cardiology. Molecular Insight’s lead radiotherapeutic product candidates, Azedra and Onalta, are under development for the treatment of cancer. The company’s lead molecular imaging pharmaceutical product candidate, Zemiva, is under development for the diagnosis of cardiac ischemia, or insufficient blood flow to the heart. In addition, the company has a growing pipeline of product candidates resulting from application of its proprietary platform technologies to new and existing compounds. Molecular Insight Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

MontaVista Software, Inc.

MontaVista Software is a leading global supplier of systems software and development tools for intelligent connected devices and associated infrastructure. MontaVista powers the embedded revolution by providing Open Source GNU/Linux-based software solutions. Founded in 1999 by real-time operating system pioneer James Ready, MontaVista offers a family of products that address software developer needs encompassing applications ranging from communications infrastructure to consumer electronics. MontaVista products include MontaVista Linux Professional, Consumer Electronics and Carrier Grade Editions. MontaVista DevRocket, a powerful integrated development environment, delivers state-of-the-art development tools across all product Editions. MontaVista Graphics offers a rich GUI development tools platform.

More Magic Solutions, Inc.

More Magic provides carrier-class cross-platform payment solutions for mobile commerce. The company's product range enables dynamic pricing and payment for all forms of network services, content, and applications. For mobile service providers who want to increase their revenue by introducing new m-commerce services, MoreMagic is an m-commerce service enabler that provides a comprehensive mobile transactions solution to turn applications and content service into profitable business. Unlike other payment and service delivery solutions, MoreMagic's products and services provide the flexibility to implement new business models and offer completeness of pricing structures and payment methods.

Morphics Technology, Inc.

(Acquired by Infineon Technologies AG, NYSE / FSE: IFX in March 2003)
MorphICs Technology, Inc. is a privately-held fabless semiconductor company headquartered in Campbell, California. The company offers a new-class of programmable signal processor semiconductors and software solutions for use in next-generation wireless infrastructure and terminals. Morphics combines expertise in communication theory, digital signal processing, computer architecture, and silicon engineering to cost-effectively deliver programmable, high-performance signal processing engines for use in basestations and terminal devices.


(acquired by Siemens AG in 2005)
Myrio is the leading provider of software, content and integration services that enable new video revenue opportunities for broadband operators by leveraging their infrastructures. With Myrio's solutions, operators can offer next generation, TV-based services and media to their customers. In turn, operators can protect their valuable residential customer base from competitors, such as cable and satellite companies. A pioneer in the industry, Myrio has commercially deployed its solutions to operators throughout the United States, and is conducting customer trials internationally as well.


NetContinuum is a leading provider of enterprise-class web security gateways - next-generation web security appliances designed to secure applications and protect against web attacks. NetContinuum was recently listed in the "visionary" quadrant on Gartner's Firewall Magic Quadrant 1H03 and named a "Top 10 Start-up to Watch" by Network World Magazine. Privately held, NetContinuum has secured more than $55 Million in funding from blue-chip venture capital firms and investors, including Palomar Ventures, Menlo Ventures, NIF Ventures/Daiwa Securities, Adams Street Partners, Invus Group, MKS Ventures, and Siemens.

Newmerix Corporation

Newmerix provides the only automated software testing, change control, and compliance management solutions built specifically for the metadata architectures of enterprise applications, such as Oracle eBusiness, PeopleSoft, Siebel, and SAP. Through patent-pending metadata technology, Newmerix's fully integrated Automate!T suite helps IT teams maintain regulatory compliance and reduce the time and resources required to manage their growing portfolio of enterprise applications. For more information please call 303-350-3900.

Nimcat Networks, Inc.

(acquired by Avaya, Inc. in 2005)
Nimcat Networks is a premiere developer of embedded, peer-to-peer call processing software. Its unique Peer-Telephony-eXchange (PTX) solution operates within standard Voice over-IP (VoIP) telephone sets, eliminating the need for PBX equipment. Nimcat Networks' solution enables communications equipment vendors to create enterprise-class telephone systems that are easy to deploy, expand and maintain. Nimcat Networks' technology improves product margins, reduces development time-to-market and enables new distribution channel opportunities for telephony OEMs. Nimcat Networks won Internet Telephony's "Product of the Year Award" for 2004, Frost & Sullivan's "Enterprise Infrastructure Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award" and was named to the "Pulver 100" for its VoIP technology innovations.

Nishan Systems

(acquired by McData in 2003)
Nishan Systems is developing a new class of storage networking products that employs proven, open standards to connect storage devices and servers.

Along with strategic partners, they will offer fully interoperable products that allow organizations to access and share stored data in a high-performance, manageable, and scalable Storage Area Network (SAN). And, since the products are based on the worldwide standards Internet Protocol (IP) and Gigabit Ethernet, they are fully compatible with the millions of routers and switches that already have been installed, proven, and mastered by information technology professionals.

november AG

november AG (Deutsche Börse: nbx) focuses on the development of product and technology platforms for Molecular Medicine.

november AG technologies are used in the non-medical field as labelling methods for forgery-proof product and brand protection.

Oblix, Inc.

(acquired by Oracle Corporation in March 2005)
Oblix is a leading provider of policy-driven identity and Web services management along with federated access control and single sign-on to both enterprise and partner applications. By providing a central means to securely connect users to applications, and applications to one another, Oblix reduces the cost, complexity, and risk of managing identities helping companies meet today's regulatory compliance and security requirements. Corporations around the world rely on Oblix to meet their identity needs, including American Airlines, AXA Financial, British Airways, Carlson Companies, CEMEX, the Chicago Board of Trade, Cisco Systems, General Motors, Hitachi, Kaiser Permanente, Norsk Hydro, Northern Trust, Tellabs, US Bank, the United States Postal Service, Washington Mutual and many more.

Occam Networks, Inc.

Occam Networks, Inc. (formerly known as Accelerated Networks, Inc.) develops and markets a suite of Broadband Loop Carriers, innovative Ethernet and IP-based loop carrier platforms that enable incumbent local exchange carriers to profitably deliver a variety of traditional and packet voice, broadband and IP services from a single, converged all-packet access network and designs. The Company also produces an Integrated Access Device (IAD) family of products, which combines Local Area Network (LAN) and legacy data services to business customers on a converged access network. Occam is headquartered in Santa Barbara, California.

Openwave Systems, Inc.

Openwave Systems, Inc. was formed in Nov 2000 following the merger between, Inc. and, Inc. Openwave is a leading provider of Internet-based communication infrastructure software and applications including wireless Internet infrastructure and browsers, unified messaging, mobile email, directory services, voice processing, synchronization and instant messaging.

OPEN MIND Technologies

(acquired by Mensch und Maschine in 2002)
OPEN MIND Technologies is a leading developer of CAD/CAM solutions for design and production of complex moulds and work-pieces.

The OPEN MIND product range extends from feature-orientated solutions for the milling of series parts up to patented software for simultaneous 5-axis processing.

PacketVideo Corporation

Developer of software for robust and bandwidth efficient delivery of multimedia communications over wired and wireless networks.

Plastic Logic, Ltd.

Plastic Logic has a growing portfolio of expertise and intellectual property in plastic electronics - a new technology for manufacturing (or printing) electronics. The Plastic Logic approach solves the critical issues with fabricating low cost, large area, high resolution transistor arrays on plastic substrates by using a low temperature process without vacuum deposition or mask alignment. This enables radically new product concepts in a wide range of applications including displays and sensors.

Plastic Logic's business model in high volume markets is to licence its device and process technology to manufacturers and thereby enable the rapid growth of the plastic electronics industry. The company was founded in 2000 as a spinout from the University of Cambridge. With nearly 40 employees, the company is headquartered in the world's first plastic electronics 'mini-fab' on the Cambridge Science Park.



Polarion Software is a leading provider of a 100 percent browser-based and unified platform for Requirements, Quality, and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM). The company helps global organizations in a wide range of industries from automotive to medical device and aerospace -- creators of products that people trust – achieve agility, traceability and compliance for their complex products. More than 2.5 million users worldwide rely on Polarion to fuel collaboration; integrate ALM and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM); and more efficiently bring their high-quality products to market. For more information, visit


Polychromix, a privately held advanced optical networking technology company headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts, offers modular optical subsystems based on an innovative core technology platform that enable dynamically re-configurable optical networks. Polychromix's suite of Channel Management Solutions addresses the capital and operating expense challenges that both carriers and network systems vendors face. Additionally, they help enable the creation and rapid provisioning of new revenue-generating services. Carriers can dynamically provision and control optical channels remotely from a network operating center, effectively replacing "truck rolls" (sending out maintenance trucks) with "key strokes" (entered at a network operating center terminal).

PolyTechnos Venture-Partners GmbH

PolyTechnos Venture-Partners, a leading German venture capital company headquartered in Munich, was founded in 1998 and has the objective to consistently provide superior returns to its investors.

PolyTechnos supports exceptional entrepreneurs who share the vision of building pioneering companies that have the potential to be world leaders in their respective industries. PolyTechnos focuses on early-stage technology-oriented companies predominantly in German-speaking Europe. Areas of expertise comprise Information Technology & Communications, Materials, Energy, and Life Sciences, with a special interest in opportunities that develop at the interfaces of these fields.

Its Investment Team consists of exceptionally qualified senior executives and technology specialists with a track record of building world-class, technology-oriented companies. PolyTechnos utilizes its insights, expertise, and networks to impact its investments.

Portum AG

(acquired by IBX Integrated Business Exchange AB, Sweden in 2006)
Portum AG offers companies and market places internet based software that simplify and support the strategic sourcing process. Wide ranges of service offerings ensure that the Portum solutions can be quickly implemented and used. Portum AG based in Frankfurt/Main, Germany was founded in 1999. Currently the company has 60 employees and subsidiaries in France, England, Spain and USA.

PowerNetix, Inc.

Developer of high power, low cost, semiconductor laser pump modules for the global optical network.

Prenova, Inc.

Launched in 2003 and headquartered in Marietta, GA, Prenova, Inc. delivers visibility, manageability and predictability over customers’ total cost of energy ownership (e.g. energy price, usage, energy-related asset performance and maintenance costs).

The company works both the demand and supply side of the energy bill to drive down energy costs to improve profitability, while ensuring essential business operations are in compliance with corporate guidelines. Prenova manages billions of dollars in annual energy expenditures across hundreds of thousands of customer locations nationwide. The company’s full suite of energy solutions consistently deliver a conservative 10% to 15% overall reduction in a customer’s total cost of energy. Its unique, proven delivery platform enables the company to leverage existing customer energy assets to produce immediate, enhanced investment returns through reductions in both direct (price paid and usage) and indirect (asset repair/replacement, maintenance) energy costs, while simultaneously improving reliability of business operations. The fundamental customer deliverable of Prenova’s solution set is a measurably reduced operating cost per square foot. Some of the businesses that rely on Prenova for its energy management solutions include Crate& Barrel, Dollar Tree, Dunham’s Sports, Eddie Bauer, Famous Footwear, Food Concepts, Home Depot, Kroger, Owens Corning, Printpack, Quiznos, Seneca Foods, U.S. Cellular, Verizon and 24 Hour Fitness.

PSS Systems, Inc.

PSS is a leading provider of enterprise data asset security solutions.

RADVision Ltd.

Provider of products and technology that enable real-time voice, video and data communications over packet networks, including the Internet and other networks based on the Internet Protocol or IP.

Raza Foundries

Raza Foundries is the premier broadband networking and communications foundry. Raza Foundries builds and operates leading-edge broadband networking and communications Partner Companies to advance the Internet infrastructure.

Sandbridge Technologies, Inc.

Sandbridge Technologies is a fabless semiconductor start-up that has achieved the technological "holy grail" of universal wireless accessibility. The company has developed a radically innovative DSP architecture with the capacity to perform flexible (Software-Defined) radio processing and advanced multimedia operations without compromising battery consumption. Dubbed the Sandblaster (tm), the new chip is entirely reprogrammable-enabling consumers to use a single device to access wireless services on any system, anywhere in the world. Equally important, the technology uniquely provides handset manufacturers with the capacity to create, test and revise their designs entirely in software-reducing the cost, design-complexity and time-to-market of their products. The Sandblaster enables an entirely new class of convergent devices that meld the convenience and form-factor of handhelds with the performance and flexibility of computers.

Reactive NanoTechnologies, Inc. (RNT)

Headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland, RNT was founded in 2001 by engineering veterans Timothy P. Weihs, Ph.D., who now serves as Chief Technical Officer, and Omar M. Knio, Ph.D., who is RNT’s Senior Vice President. The company develops and manufactures NanoFoil to precisely control the instantaneous release of heat energy for reaction initiation and joining applications that current technology cannot effectively or economically address. RNT has also developed its patented NanoBond joining process to ensure the benefits of NanoFoil are maximized.

Commercial distribution of NanoFoil for energetics and joining applications is taking place from RNT’s onsite manufacturing facilities. The company is utilizing its financial backing from a variety of sources to further develop applications and processes, and craft its patented technology for additional markets. RNT has also signed licensing agreements with a number of Fortune 500 Companies. Its breakthrough technology has earned several prestigious awards including the 2005 “R&D 100” from R&D Magazine, the 2005 Nano 50™ from NASA Nanotech Briefs Magazine and recognition in The National Nanotechnology Initiative Strategic Plan in December 2004.

Realtime Technology AG

Realtime Technology

Realtime Technology AG, headquartered in Munich, Germany, provides creative, fascinating 3D visualization solutions highlighting products realistically and enabling them to be experienced in realtime. The company assists customers throughout the entire life cycle of their products – from development, design and marketing to sales and distribution. The 3D data model from product development provides a working basis for all subsequent steps in the product life cycle, for example, creating rapid computer-generated, photorealistic product illustrations for marketing or a 3D online product configurator for the website. In so doing, RTT not only speeds up its customers' decision-making and development processes, but also opens up new avenues for them in sales and marketing. The company was founded in 1999 and has its head office in Munich. RTT has about 500 employees and 14 offices across the world. Well-known companies across the globe rely on the quality provided by RTT. Examples are Adidas, Airbus, Audi, BASF, BMW, Daimler, Electrolux, Eurocopter, Ferrari, General Motors, Harley-Davidson, Miele, Nissan, Porsche, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, The North Face, Toyota and Volkswagen. RTT AG is a listed public limited company (Xetra: R1T; WKN: 701220; ISIN: DE0007012205). Further information is available at


Semprius is developing low cost, high performance concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) modules to make solar power generation economically viable in sunny, dry climates. The company's unique micro-transfer printing technology enables CPV modules with high performance, high reliability and low cost with scalability to high-volume production.


(aquired by BPL Global)
Reliability of the worldwide electrical grid is paramount, and Serveron asset condition assessment and management tools are critical to utilities in improving grid reliability while optimizing the management and economics of their asset base. Serveron develops, delivers and supports on-line transformer and battery monitor products as well as diagnostic services that are helping restructure the way utility assets are managed. Headquartered in Hillsboro, OR, Serveron serves major electric utilities in the United States and around the world.

Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM)

Sequenom is committed to providing the best genetic analysis products that translate genomic science into superior solutions for non-invasive prenatal testing, biomedical research, molecular medicine and agricultural applications. The Company’s proprietary MassARRAY system is a high-performance DNA analysis platform that efficiently and precisely measures the amount of genetic target material and variations therein. The system is able to deliver reliable and specific data from complex biological samples and from genetic target material that is only available in trace amounts. The Company has exclusively licensed intellectual property rights for the development and commercialization of non-invasive prenatal genetic tests for use with the MassARRAY system and other platforms. Sequenom® and MassARRAY® are trademarks of Sequenom, Inc.

Setrix AG

Setrix AG was founded in 1999 with the mission to offer innovative solutions, combining technologies of images processing and communications, to the fast growing markets of facilitiy management, surveillance and meter reading.

As a product specialist in visual sensor, computing and communication technologies, Setrix AG offers products and services to the wireless communication, internet and e-commerce markets.

SignalSoft Corporation

Developer of wireless services that allows wireless network operators to offer a wide range of new revenue generating services in the areas of safety, billing, information and tracking.

Sitara Networks, Inc. (new company name: Converged Access)

Sitara Networks is making networks smarter by intelligently integrating applications and networks. Sitara enables enterprises, ASPs, and service providers to deploy e-business applications on existing networks while improving application performance and network efficiency.


Sonexis, Inc. advances the evolution of business conferencing systems with ConferenceManager, an integrated, premises-based audio and web conferencing platform. ConferenceManager enhances enterprise communications and collaboration while eliminating the security issues of and costly dependence on outsourcing. The platform features superior integration, ease of use, scalability, functionality, and rich-media support.


space2go has devloped software solutions for carriers and device manufacturers that allow acces to personal information and intranets via any internet enabled device. Their enterprise2go Product is a carrier hosted mobile access solution to MS Exchange, office2go is an online organizer with unified messaging features for portals and device manufactures of mobile devices.

In addition to selling the licenses, the company runs these applications as an ASP for more than 900.000 registered users and provides also the system integration support to implement the highly scalable application into different environments. combines the efficiency of B2B e-commerce with the strengths of traditional, local distribution and adds national contract and uniform pricing capabilities to create the most robust combination of products and services for the MRO and Construction supply markets.

With North America's largest distribution network - 300 independent distributors with 2500 stocking locations -'s unique "clicks and mortar" solution enables customers to more efficiently manage both local and national procurement requirements through integrated supply, while maintaining the benefits delivered by local, independent distributors.

Sycamore Networks, Inc.

Developer of networking products that are required to create a flexible, intelligent end-to-end optical network, leveraging existing fiber optic resources and using innovative optical networking software.

Teamplate, Inc.

(Acquired by Captaris in September, 2003; NASDAQ: CAPA)
Flexible and integrated business process workflow for organizations in any Microsoft or enterprise application environment, enabling improvements in productivity, accountability and compliancy.


Techfarm’s specialty is working with seed and early stage companies to bring the significant experience of its professionals to the entrepreneur and to the new enterprise at a time when it has the greatest impact.

To date, Techfarm has worked with over 30 companies in a broad variety of information technology industries ranging from video compression to semiconductor capital equipment to microdrives to Internet software and beyond.

Techinvest (fka innotech)

Founded in 1999, the fund's focus is on early-stage and growth companies in the field of information and communication technologies as well as photonics in Germany, Switzerland and the UK. The fund is managed by Avida Group.

TeleKnowledge, Inc.

TeleKnowledge provides strategic adaptive billing solutions. Our product line enable service providers from a variety of industries, including content, communications, financial services, utilities and health-care to fully exploit the revenue potential locked in their assets and services. Total-e is a carrier-grade customer care, billing and e-partner revenue management platform that enables various service providers, including multi-utilities, financial services, content, telecommunications broadband/IP-based service providers, ASPs, Web and service portals and health care service providers to manage and profit from tangible service, application, media, and communications services, that are offered both directly and through partnerships with service, content and channel partners.

TeleSym Inc.

TeleSym has developed a new generation of technology for wireless IP telephony. TeleSym’s software delivers high-quality, cost-effective voice communications over wireless and wired enterprise networks, enhancing communications by mobile workers. TeleSym’s goal is to become the worldwide leader in advanced software solutions for wireless voice-over-IP.

Thermosensorik GmbH

Thermosensorik GmbH was founded in October 1998 as spin-off of the university Erlangen-Nuremberg, chair of physics, to make infrared imaging systems and technologies available for the industrial and research market. Thermosensorik introduced infrared technology, so far only used for military purposes, as industrial measurement technique, especially for non-destructive testing.

Time Domain Corporation

Developer of chipsets and chip designs based upon the Time Modulated Ultra Wideband (TM-UWB) architecture.

Tropos Networks, Inc.

Tropos Networks is the proven leader in delivering truly ubiquitous, metro-scale Wi-Fi mesh network systems. It delivers the fastest, lowest cost and simplest wireless broadband access solutions, as demonstrated by the world’s largest installed base of metro-scale Wi-Fi mesh networks. The innovative MetroMesh™ architecture with patented Predictive Wireless Routing Protocol (PWRP™) allows public safety agencies, municipalities and service providers to quickly and easily deliver city-wide fixed and mobile multi-megabit connectivity for IP-based voice, video and data applications. PWRP is the first and only metro-scale optimized, radio-agnostic, wireless mesh routing protocol, which does with routing software what other approaches attempt to do with expensive hardware. The result is 10x better price/performance than any other approach to the broadband last mile. Tropos Networks is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

U-Systems, Inc.

U-Systems, Inc. ("U-Systems"), founded in Silicon Valley in 1997, designs, develops, manufactures and markets innovative ultrasound systems to assist the radiologist in the diagnosis of breast cancer. The company has developed a leadership position in advanced ultrasound breast imaging systems and has incorporated proprietary hardware and software technology in the Full Field Breast Ultrasound System ("FFBU"). The FFBU automatically images the whole-breast and immediately presents the results to the physician in a standardized format making possible high volume.

Verimatrix, Inc.

Founded in 1999, Verimatrix is a leading provider of digital content protection solutions with numerous satisfied customers in North America, Western Europe, Japan, South Korea and Australia. Verimatrix offers provider approved, carrier-class solutions specifically for today's bi-directional IPTV networks. Through the seamless integration of patented digital watermarking technology into it's best-of-breed encryption solutions, Verimatrix provides the means to protect content and revenue streams and to detect and prosecute digital piracy, wherever it occurs within the distribution chain. Verimatrix has maintained excellent relationships with the major Hollywood studios by providing valuable anti-piracy solutions for the fight against rampant digital piracy.

Visuality Systems

Developer of a unified management platform for small office networking equipment.

Voltage Security

Voltage Security, Inc. provides the market leading Voltage Enterprise Privacy Management Platform, a breakthrough foundation for securing all forms of digital business communication flowing into and outside an organization. Based on a revolutionary breakthrough called IBE, or Identity-Based Encryption, the Voltage Enterprise Privacy Management Platform greatly simplifies the use and administration of traditional security systems. Voltage Security markets its own enterprise solutions including the Voltage IBE Gateway(tm), Voltage SecureMail(tm) and Voltage SecureFile(tm), and partners with other leading companies such as CipherTrust and FrontBridge Technologies to serve the expanded security needs of the enterprise. Third-party and corporate developers can secure customer applications with the Voltage IBE Toolkit(tm). Voltage Security customers include leading corporations and governmental agencies from around the globe including XL Global Services, Waterfield Mortgage, QVC Japan, NTT OCN and Hitachi.


VPIsystems, Inc. is the world's leading expert in engineering decision support software used for modeling and optimizing communications network capacity and improving the efficiency of the network planning and engineering process. VPI enables anyone who owns or manages networks and anyone who builds network equipment, to reduce capital and operating expenses by using VPI software to optimize their network designs, improve network planning efficiency, improve network reliability and make better technology decisions. VPIsystems provides network operators with solutions for improving the processes associated with network resource and capacity planning, deployment, and network optimization that result in major savings in CapEx and OpEx. The company provides communications equipment vendors with solutions that automatically design and specify your optimum equipment configuration in response to customer proposals and quotation requests and provides optical subsystem and communications equipment designers powerful simulation tools to optimize product designs.

VPSA (fka Viventures)

VPSA is a venture capital fund with a presence in the United States (San Francisco) and in Europe (Paris).

The Fund was established to provide capital for innovative telecommunications and Internet businesses. VPSA invests in start-ups or expanding businesses with innovative Internet and telecommunications strategies.

(acquired by Cyberguard in 2004) AG was founded on October 6, 1999 to make private and commercial use of the Internet easier and more efficient.Based in Paderborn, Germany, the company is focused on the further development and marketing of WebWasher as a successful Internet filter and intelligent Internet assistant. AG is a spin-off from Siemens Information and Communication Products (ICP).

WebWasher has gained up to three million users worldwide as an easy-to- use and effective Internet Filter and Assistant. WebWasher works by blocking unwanted information such as advertising banners or animated graphics that would otherwise be downloaded from the Internet.


workstation ag is a Swiss software house that has established itself in the facility management market.

The offered solutions are platform- and manufacturer-independent. This guarantees a user-optimised customer-consulting service. The product portfolio includes software and hardware for building control systems and installation maintenance software.

Since its foundation in 1989, workstation ag has looked after companies in the commerce, retail trade, industry, health care and finance sectors and for a number of years has focussed on the real estate sector.

Xtramind Technologies GmbH

(aquired by living-e)
Xtramind Technologies GmbH is the leading provider of self-learning software for communication and information management, based on language technology and artificial intelligence. This innovative company, based in Saarbrücken, has developed software solutions which can think ahead; their ability to comprehend the content of a text allows the processing of unstructured data to be automated and optimised. A company can, for example, respond to its customers' enquiries via e-mail, fax, letter, internet and SMS fast, efficiently and economically. Another possibility is for the company to stay a step ahead of their competitors' information with Xtramind's fully automated real-time market and competitive analysis.Founded as a spin-off of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) in 2000, the fast-growing company is now expanding into the international arena.
Its clients are, among others, 1&1 Internet AG, BASF, Blaupunkt, Bosch Communication Center, Deutsche Bahn Dialog, GMX, PostFinance, Premiere, ProSiebenSat.1 and Tchibo direct. Strategic distribution and integration partners of Xtramind are e.g. ASC, BancTec, Q-go, Sympalog, Materna, NextiraOne and T-Systems MMS.

ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc.

ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures high performance ultrasound solutions, which combine revolutionary technology with an innovative physical design. Zone Sonography technology, ZONARE's unique patented approach to ultrasound imaging, is focused on bringing premium performance to all clinical settings, leading to enhanced diagnostic capabilities, more cost effective operation and increased value to providers.


51pegasi is a new software solutions company with formed to serve the high growth international sports market. 51pegasi offers a turn-key software solution for sports event production management to event organizing committees, integrators, operators, sponsors, International Sports Federations and related media companies. 51pegasi offers a solution dedicated to the world of sporting events. We provide an open architecture and a suite of critical applications that helps sporting event operators and producers of any size to streamline their processes and the data they produce. All these components are integrated in a sports dedicated XML framework for legacy integration and reusability purposes. In addition 51pegasi provides tools to address the needs of International and National Sport Governing Bodies on an ongoing basis, including for the production of all their local events in order to support their efforts to develop their disciplines. 51pegasi particularly focuses here on solutions to support data exchanges within the network of affiliates of a Governing Body, as well as on statistics consolidation and distribution.