Ascent Venture Partners

Ascent Venture Partners is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in early stage and emerging growth companies. The firm typically invests in the next generation software, B2B technology, cloud innovation, cybersecurity, data management and analytics, Iot, mobile first, advanced computing, information security and compliance media, communications and mobility, and financial services and transaction technology and in the emerging information technology sector with a focus on innovative applications of business technology. It invests in Eastern United States, Cross Atlantic Europe and Israel. The firm seeks to invest between $2 million and $6 million in companies. It prefers to be a lead investor and have a meaningful stake in its portfolio companies. The firm prefers to take a board seat in its portfolio investments. It also syndicates deals and works with other experienced venture firms when appropriate. Ascent Venture Partners was founded in 1985 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.
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John A. Blaeser

Venture Partner

Luke Burns

General Partner

Christopher W. Dick

General Partner

Matt Fates

General Partner

Brian Girvan

General Partner

Christopher W. Lynch

Special General Partner

Jason Molfetas

Finance Director

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Geoffrey S. Oblak

General Partner

Tom Scanlon

CFO

Baiyin Zhou

Senior Associate

107 past transactions

Verivo Software

Series A in 2005
Verivo is an enterprise mobility platform allowing companies to centrally build, deploy, manage, and update their apps securely. It is a provider of enterprise mobility software, Verivo Software helps companies accelerate their business results. Its unique technology empowers teams to centrally build, deploy, manage, and update their mobile apps – rapidly, securely, and across multiple devices. Hundreds of companies in numerous industries around the world rely on Verivo’s platform to drive their mobility initiatives.

Placemark Investments

Venture Round in 2004
Placemark Investments develops, implements, and supports wealth solutions, including Unified Managed Account platforms and retirement solutions for broker/dealers, registered investment advisors, banks, and family offices. As the separate account industry’s leading independent overlay portfolio manager, Placemark coordinates multiple investment vehicles such as separately managed accounts, mutual funds, and ETFs into a single customized portfolio, Placemark provides a solution for firms seeking to expand and capture more fee-based business.

RapidMiner

Series B in 2015
RapidMiner builds a software platform for data science teams that unites data prep, machine learning, and predictive model deployment. Organizations can build machine learning models and put them into production faster than ever before on a single platform. RapidMiner eliminates the complexities of cutting edge data science by making it easy to deploy the latest machine learning algorithms and innovative technologies like Tensorflow, Hadoop, and Spark. More than 300,000 data scientists in over 150 countries use RapidMiner products on-premise or in the cloud to drive revenue, reduce costs, and avoid risks. For more information, visit www.rapidminer.com.

Connected2Fiber, Inc.

Series A in 2019
Connected2Fiber helps the network industry transact and improve its return on marketing investment with the industry’s only SaaS marketplace enablement platform that combines Account Based Marketing, Location Intelligence with predictive algorithms that learns how to improve results. The platform helps network owners and network buyers improve transparency, speed and effectiveness with information, automation and predictive algorithms. Connected2Fiber is based in Hopkinton, MA, and was founded in 2015 by Ben Edmond. The Connected World was built to provide a better way to view, share, manage, learn and engage at a location level for networks.

Network Intelligence

Series B in 2003
Network Intelligence Corporation provides security information and event management solutions. Its products include enVision that collects and protects data, as well as provides security and compliance analysis, and reporting and alerting solutions; Intelligence Engine software/hardware network security appliances for security information and event management market; and LogSmart Internet Protocol Database, which provides architecture to collect and protect the data from various Internet protocol devices. The company's strategic partners include Microsoft; NetworkAppliance; IBM; EMC2; EDS; Check Point Software Technologies, Ltd.; and Juniper Networks. Network Intelligence Corporation was formerly known as OpenSystems.com, Inc. and changed its name to Network Intelligence Corporation. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Westwood, Massachusetts. It also has offices in Rancho Santa Margarita, California; Chicago, Illinois; Alpharetta, Georgia; Seabrook, Texas; Arlington, Virginia; Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Paris, France; and London.

Voicetek

Venture Round in 2012
Voicetek is a service provider for telecommunication solutions and also for MVNO AND VoIP services across the World.

Forefield

Venture Round in 2000
Forefield develops software for online communication between financial institutions and their clients.

Business Layers

Venture Round in 2000
The company initially planned to raise $20 million. Business Layers develops software designed to determine the equipment needs of employees, ranging from computers to cell phones, and then configures the devices with such things as email, access to CRM applications and software tools. The software also monitors these configurations to limit or expand access, as needed.

VST Technologies

Venture Round in 1999
VS Technology designs and manufactures fixed focal, telecentric, macro, line scan, and other industries.

Codeship

Series A in 2016
Codeship's continuous integration platform operates B2D portal that delivers hosted continuous integration and deployment for web applications. It shortens the development cycles thus reducing the risk of bugs and increasing innovation. It helps software companies to develop a better product faster by taking care of the testing and release process. Codeship automates software deployment and all the necessary tasks involved with it.

CloudLock

Series B in 2012
CloudLock is a cloud data security company that provides enterprise-class solutions designed to give organizations control over their data in the public cloud, without requiring invasive in-band technology, complicated overhead, or unanswered regulatory risk. It was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Nova Ventures

Venture Round in 2009
Nova Ventures Group Corp. provides a full range of executive management services to both Nova Instruments LLC and Nova Metrix LLC. Nova Ventures Group has proven successful at increasing shareholder value through focused acquisition and strategic integration. Nova Instruments and Nova Metrix have grown and strengthened their competitive position in their respective markets through strategic assistance provided by Nova Ventures Group and its management team.
Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. provides cloud, digital, messaging, and Internet of Things (IoT) platforms, products, and solutions in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. Its platforms, products, and solutions include digital experience management platform as a service, which includes digital journey creation and journey design products that use analytics that power digital advisor products for IT and business channel owners; and cloud sync, backup, storage, device set up, content transfer, and content engagement for user generated content. The company’s platforms, products, and solutions also comprise multi-channel messaging peer-to-peer communications and application-to-person commerce solutions; and IoT management technology for smart cities, smart buildings, and others. In addition, it offers software development and customization services. The company markets and sells its services through direct sales force and strategic partners. Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Bridgewater, New Jersey.

Ganymede Software

Venture Round in 1998
Ganymede Software is develops performance management software.

PerspecSys, Inc. Canada

Series B in 2013
PerspecSys provides privacy, residency and security solutions for the cloud. Backed by leading venture capital funds, PerspecSys’ Cloud Protection Gateway solutions permit cloud applications to be easily adopted throughout the enterprise. With PerspecSys, sensitive data never leaves a company’s control, eliminating the risks of data transfer, processing, and storage so organizations can realize the benefits of mission-critical cloud computing services.

HubCast, Inc.

Series A in 2007
HubCast is the only worldwide digital print delivery network - an innovative way for communication professionals to get their sales and marketing materials printed anywhere around the globe faster, cheaper, and better than ever before.

Knoa Software

Series B in 2014
Knoa® Software delivers enterprise and cloud solutions that generate unique insights to increase the performance and optimize the end-user experience of SAP, Siebel and other platforms. Knoa's patented software provides CIOs and business executives the actionable metrics needed to ensure their organizations and users realize the full value of their enterprise application investment. Headquartered in Union Square, New York, Knoa’s solutions have helped hundreds of global corporations and government organizations make impactful, real-time, fact based decisions that enrich and maximize the experience for over a million end users.

Security Source

Venture Round in 2003
Security Source is a company that offers security and surveillance services.

Exchange Solutions, Inc.

Series A in 2001
Exchange Solutions delivers intelligent customer engagement programs. Built on a proprietary platform, their approach is unique and delivers quicker results, better ROI, and deeper customer engagement than traditional engagement or loyalty programs.

ScaleBase, Inc.

Series B in 2012
ScaleBase enables next generation applications that require big data transactional processing, without changing the existing infrastructure. The ScaleBase Data Traffic Manager dynamically manages and scales standard relational databases to meet changing business demands. ScaleBase virtualizes a distributed database environment, removing complexity, delivering real-time elasticity and increasing availability – all without requiring any changes to the existing infrastructure.
Cedar Point Communications provides integrated voice over Internet protocol and multimedia switching technologies for the service provider and enterprise telecommunication industries. Its products include SAFARI C3, a media switching system, which delivers Internet protocol multimedia subsystem (IMS) capabilities that support the anticipated migration to IMS architecture for converged networks; and SAFARI eMG, a media gateway that delivers flexibility. The company also provides training, customer, and solution services. Cedar Point Communications serves information technology departments and network operators, cable operators and telecommunications carriers, and enterprise customers and educational institutions. Cedar Point Communications, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is based in Derry, New Hampshire with an additional office in Meersburg, Germany.

Sidecar

Series C in 2017
Sidecar is an e-commerce marketing company that builds the advanced technology retailers need to optimize cross-channel online shopping campaigns. With a team of data science and e-commerce experts, our state-of-the-art machine learning engine, and a massive volume of data, Sidecar is the magic behind retail's most efficient and powerful online shopping campaigns.

Verivo Software

Series B in 2007
Verivo is an enterprise mobility platform allowing companies to centrally build, deploy, manage, and update their apps securely. It is a provider of enterprise mobility software, Verivo Software helps companies accelerate their business results. Its unique technology empowers teams to centrally build, deploy, manage, and update their mobile apps – rapidly, securely, and across multiple devices. Hundreds of companies in numerous industries around the world rely on Verivo’s platform to drive their mobility initiatives.

Guardium

Series C in 2005
Guardium, the database security company, delivers the most widely-used solution for preventing information leaks from the data center and ensuring the integrity of enterprise data. The company's enterprise security platform is now installed in more than 450 data centers worldwide, including 5 of the top 5 banks; 3 of the top 5 insurers; top government agencies; 2 of the top 3 retailers; 15 of the world's top telcos; 2 of the world's favorite beverage brands; the most recognized name in PCs; a top 3 auto maker; a top 3 aerospace company; and a leading supplier of business intelligence software. Guardium has partnerships with Accenture, ArcSight, BMC, EMC/RSA, IBM, McAfee, Microsoft, Oracle, Sybase and Teradata, with Cisco as a strategic investor, and is a member of IBM's prestigious Data Governance Council and the PCI Security Standards Council. Founded in 2002, Guardium was the first company to address the core data security gap by delivering a scalable, cross-DBMS enterprise platform that both protects databases in real-time and automates the entire compliance auditing process.

Nova Technologies Corp

Seed Round in 2008
Nova Technologies Corp is a provider of metering technology and flow monitoring services for the water and wastewater markets.

Connected2Fiber, Inc.

Series A in 2018
Connected2Fiber helps the network industry transact and improve its return on marketing investment with the industry’s only SaaS marketplace enablement platform that combines Account Based Marketing, Location Intelligence with predictive algorithms that learns how to improve results. The platform helps network owners and network buyers improve transparency, speed and effectiveness with information, automation and predictive algorithms. Connected2Fiber is based in Hopkinton, MA, and was founded in 2015 by Ben Edmond. The Connected World was built to provide a better way to view, share, manage, learn and engage at a location level for networks.

ZoomInfo

Series A in 2004
ZoomInfo’s Growth Acceleration Platform provides access to more direct dials and email addresses than any other B2B contact provider. Even better, because verified professional and business profiles come fully loaded with detailed information about prospects, including web mentions, employment history, and direct access to colleagues, you can engage ideal buyer personas and accounts in a more meaningful way. For over 15 years, ZoomInfo has used its diverse portfolio of proprietary technology, community of 300,000+ users, and third-party integrations to collect, organize, validate, and publish the most comprehensive directory of business data in the marketplace.

The Corporate Marketplace

Venture Round in 2005
TCMPi, The Corporate Marketplace, Inc. is a leading supplier of brand name products for rewards & incentives programs and corporate gifts. Since their founding in 2000 they have helped more than 2,700 companies bring the value of brand name products to their customers. From large-scale loyalty programs to highly customized corporate gifts, TCMPi combines world class brands, innovative technologies, and dedicated support to ensure that their customers can always offer the right product, at the right price, at the right time.

Network Intelligence

Series C in 2005
Network Intelligence Corporation provides security information and event management solutions. Its products include enVision that collects and protects data, as well as provides security and compliance analysis, and reporting and alerting solutions; Intelligence Engine software/hardware network security appliances for security information and event management market; and LogSmart Internet Protocol Database, which provides architecture to collect and protect the data from various Internet protocol devices. The company's strategic partners include Microsoft; NetworkAppliance; IBM; EMC2; EDS; Check Point Software Technologies, Ltd.; and Juniper Networks. Network Intelligence Corporation was formerly known as OpenSystems.com, Inc. and changed its name to Network Intelligence Corporation. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Westwood, Massachusetts. It also has offices in Rancho Santa Margarita, California; Chicago, Illinois; Alpharetta, Georgia; Seabrook, Texas; Arlington, Virginia; Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Paris, France; and London.

Network Intelligence

Series A in 2002
Network Intelligence Corporation provides security information and event management solutions. Its products include enVision that collects and protects data, as well as provides security and compliance analysis, and reporting and alerting solutions; Intelligence Engine software/hardware network security appliances for security information and event management market; and LogSmart Internet Protocol Database, which provides architecture to collect and protect the data from various Internet protocol devices. The company's strategic partners include Microsoft; NetworkAppliance; IBM; EMC2; EDS; Check Point Software Technologies, Ltd.; and Juniper Networks. Network Intelligence Corporation was formerly known as OpenSystems.com, Inc. and changed its name to Network Intelligence Corporation. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Westwood, Massachusetts. It also has offices in Rancho Santa Margarita, California; Chicago, Illinois; Alpharetta, Georgia; Seabrook, Texas; Arlington, Virginia; Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Paris, France; and London.

Bizo

Series A in 2009
Bizo is how B2B marketers identify and reach their target audiences online. Fueled by Bizo’s audience of more than 120 million professionals around the world, including more than 85% of the U.S. business population, the Bizo Marketing Platform can precisely target business people by specific business demographic criteria. Bizo’s customers use the platform’s data management and targeting capabilities to reach audiences anywhere they travel online and engage those that come to their websites, landing pages, and social channels. Bizo has earned the confidence of more than 600 SMB marketers and large global brands including AMEX, Mercedes Benz, Monster, Salesforce.com, Porsche, Microsoft, AT&T, and UPS who use Bizo to impact every stage of their sales and marketing funnels.
Cedar Point Communications provides integrated voice over Internet protocol and multimedia switching technologies for the service provider and enterprise telecommunication industries. Its products include SAFARI C3, a media switching system, which delivers Internet protocol multimedia subsystem (IMS) capabilities that support the anticipated migration to IMS architecture for converged networks; and SAFARI eMG, a media gateway that delivers flexibility. The company also provides training, customer, and solution services. Cedar Point Communications serves information technology departments and network operators, cable operators and telecommunications carriers, and enterprise customers and educational institutions. Cedar Point Communications, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is based in Derry, New Hampshire with an additional office in Meersburg, Germany.

Fidelis

Venture Round in 2013
Fidelis Education, Inc. develops software solutions for coordinating out-of-class student success support services. It offers learning relationship management, a software solution that provides support services for staff to coordinate the services they already offer; and students to discover and take advantage of them. The company also provides mentoring and coaching software for peer mentoring, professional mentoring, faculty mentoring, enrollment advising, success coaching, academic advising, and career advising; and academic support software for tutoring, supplemental education, remedial education, and micro credentialing. In addition, it offers social/emotional learning software for self-awareness, decision making, relationship skills, and just-in-time content; and community engagement software for cohort management, club management, department management, employer relations, and alumni engagement. Further, the company provides services in the areas of implementation, integration, technology, coaching, and content. Fidelis Education, Inc. was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Mountain View, California.

Harvard Bioscience

Venture Round in 1988
Harvard Bioscience, Inc. is a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of a range of specialized products, apparatus and scientific instruments, used to advance life science research at pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, universities and government laboratories worldwide. The Company sells its products to thousands of researchers in over 100 countries through its 850 page catalog (and various other specialty catalogs), Website, through distributors, including GE Healthcare, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. and VWR, and via its field sales organization. The Company's product range is targeted towards two major application areas: ADMET testing and molecular biology and liquid handling.

BEZ Systems

Series D in 2008
BEZ Systems, Inc provides predictive performance management (PPM) solutions for enterprises to profile application performance, compare change and growth alternatives, and forecast results for productivity and business continuity. The company's products include BEZVision, an automated management solution that enables information technology (IT) managers, and other IT professionals to deliver application and database services to the business; BEZPlus that allows DB2 UDB customers to understand, analyze, and predict the impact of infrastructure changes on service delivery, as well as facilitates customers to predict the performance of Teradata database applications; and BEZ Oracle 10g Grid Control Management Plug-In, which provides various data collection for BEZVision to build profiles of various applications/line-of-businesses. Its professional services include application assurance programs, new application certifications, application and database performance, active data warehouse performance management and capacity planning, DBMS and hardware platform justification, and data warehouse hardware upgrade. BEZ Systems, Inc serves customers in the retail, transportation, insurance, financial services, healthcare, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, government, and information services markets. The company offers its products and services in North America, South America, and Europe through its direct sales organization and indirect channel partners. BEZ Systems, Inc was founded in 1983 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

Connected2Fiber, Inc.

Series B in 2021
Connected2Fiber helps the network industry transact and improve its return on marketing investment with the industry’s only SaaS marketplace enablement platform that combines Account Based Marketing, Location Intelligence with predictive algorithms that learns how to improve results. The platform helps network owners and network buyers improve transparency, speed and effectiveness with information, automation and predictive algorithms. Connected2Fiber is based in Hopkinton, MA, and was founded in 2015 by Ben Edmond. The Connected World was built to provide a better way to view, share, manage, learn and engage at a location level for networks.

Integral Access

Series C in 2000
Integral Access engages in developing, manufacturing, and marketing network access systems for communication applications, including integrated voice, and data delivery software and equipment.

StrikeIron

Series C in 2007
StrikeIron is the leader in Data-as-a-Service (DaaS), delivering data quality and communications solutions via our cloud platform IronCloud. We provide address verification, email verification, phone validation, phone append, SMS text messaging, and sales tax solutions to customers in a variety of markets. Our solutions are delivered as Web services that can be easily integrated into any application or system. Additionally, our solutions are pre-integrated into leading platforms like: Salesforce.com, Magento, Informatica, Oracle CRM On-Demand, and more. Visit us on the web at http://www.strikeiron.com or follow us on Twitter @StrikeIron.

RapidMiner

Venture Round in 2020
RapidMiner builds a software platform for data science teams that unites data prep, machine learning, and predictive model deployment. Organizations can build machine learning models and put them into production faster than ever before on a single platform. RapidMiner eliminates the complexities of cutting edge data science by making it easy to deploy the latest machine learning algorithms and innovative technologies like Tensorflow, Hadoop, and Spark. More than 300,000 data scientists in over 150 countries use RapidMiner products on-premise or in the cloud to drive revenue, reduce costs, and avoid risks. For more information, visit www.rapidminer.com.

Concord Music Group

Venture Round in 1999
Concord Music Group is a music label company that manages recorded music activities and publishes music. The company offers a wide range of music labels, including Concord Records, Concord Jazz, Fantasy, Rounder, and Stax. It also organizes music tours for artists and bands, and licenses music for use in a variety of media outlets such as feature films, TV shows, video games, movie trailers, and ringtones. Concord Music Group was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Beverly Hills, California. It was acquired by Concord Bicycle Music in 2015.

Business Layers

Series D in 2001
The company initially planned to raise $20 million. Business Layers develops software designed to determine the equipment needs of employees, ranging from computers to cell phones, and then configures the devices with such things as email, access to CRM applications and software tools. The software also monitors these configurations to limit or expand access, as needed.

Integral Access

Series D in 2001
Integral Access engages in developing, manufacturing, and marketing network access systems for communication applications, including integrated voice, and data delivery software and equipment.

Terascala

Series B in 2012
Headquartered in Boston, Terascala is the fast data company. Terascala storage appliances dramatically accelerate the time to insight for organizations that rely on simulation, analysis, and modeling tools to bring new products and innovation to market. Exclusively available through strategic partners Dell, EMC, and NetApp, Terascala storage appliances provide on-demand throughput at multiple gigabytes per second while leveraging industry-leading storage platforms for long-term data protection.
Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. provides cloud, digital, messaging, and Internet of Things (IoT) platforms, products, and solutions in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. Its platforms, products, and solutions include digital experience management platform as a service, which includes digital journey creation and journey design products that use analytics that power digital advisor products for IT and business channel owners; and cloud sync, backup, storage, device set up, content transfer, and content engagement for user generated content. The company’s platforms, products, and solutions also comprise multi-channel messaging peer-to-peer communications and application-to-person commerce solutions; and IoT management technology for smart cities, smart buildings, and others. In addition, it offers software development and customization services. The company markets and sells its services through direct sales force and strategic partners. Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Bridgewater, New Jersey.

HubCast, Inc.

Series B in 2012
HubCast is the only worldwide digital print delivery network - an innovative way for communication professionals to get their sales and marketing materials printed anywhere around the globe faster, cheaper, and better than ever before.

RAScom

Venture Round in 1999
Provider of remote access servers for organizations that need to deploy network access to telecommuters, contractors, remote office workers and small branch offices. The company is a data communications equipment vendor focused on delivering open systems remote access servers. Acquired by Excel Switching in 1999

Splash

Series B in 2016
Billions of dollars are spent on worldwide events each year, making them one of the most expensive aspects of the marketing budget. Splash is the world's first tool that optimizes and validates that spend - featuring a fully integrated platform that empowers event producers to design beautiful event pages, own every lead, sell tickets and seamlessly manage communications to deliver maximum ROI.
Whaleback’s optimized cloud-based managed communication services have helped small and medium enterprises in all industries streamline communications and improve workforce productivity while saving valuable time, resources and money. They deliver business class communication and collaboration to businesses that need a robust, mobile, and easy-to-use solution.See how businesses like yours have used Whaleback to improve communication and collaboration, deliver exceptional customer service, cut costs, and increase productivity.

Promoboxx Inc.

Series A in 2016
Promoboxx is a software platform for brands to engage their independent retailers with brand-compliant digital marketing, driving better business outcomes by reaching the right consumers via the trusted channel of brands’ local retailers. With Promoboxx, channel managers and brand marketers can easily organize and engage their retailer networks; build, manage, and optionally fund organic and paid digital campaigns through their local retailers; then report and assess the business outcomes and KPIs. Over 85 leading brands including The North Face, New Balance, and Chevrolet have used Promoboxx to deliver more than 3 million campaigns across over 27,000 retailers.

Knoa Software

Series A in 2012
Knoa® Software delivers enterprise and cloud solutions that generate unique insights to increase the performance and optimize the end-user experience of SAP, Siebel and other platforms. Knoa's patented software provides CIOs and business executives the actionable metrics needed to ensure their organizations and users realize the full value of their enterprise application investment. Headquartered in Union Square, New York, Knoa’s solutions have helped hundreds of global corporations and government organizations make impactful, real-time, fact based decisions that enrich and maximize the experience for over a million end users.

StrikeIron

Venture Round in 2010
StrikeIron is the leader in Data-as-a-Service (DaaS), delivering data quality and communications solutions via our cloud platform IronCloud. We provide address verification, email verification, phone validation, phone append, SMS text messaging, and sales tax solutions to customers in a variety of markets. Our solutions are delivered as Web services that can be easily integrated into any application or system. Additionally, our solutions are pre-integrated into leading platforms like: Salesforce.com, Magento, Informatica, Oracle CRM On-Demand, and more. Visit us on the web at http://www.strikeiron.com or follow us on Twitter @StrikeIron.

Network Engines

Venture Round in 2000
Network Engines (NASDAQ: NENG) is a leading development, manufacturing and distribution partner for storage and security software and equipment providers worldwide. The company works with its software partners to develop, manufacture, and distribute server appliances for mission-critical storage and security networking applications. Network Engines' TidalWire distribution operation offers a full complement of security appliances, related products and components to over 500 value-added resellers and systems integrators who provide storage and security networking solutions to the enterprise. Headquartered in Canton, Massachusetts, Network Engines was founded in 1997.

Nova Analytics

Venture Round in 2006
Nova Analytics Corporation engages in the design, development, manufacture, and integration of laboratory, field, and online instrumentation. It provides bench meters, portable meters, ion selective electrodes, modular systems, multi-parameter portable meters, laboratory meters, automatic titrators, hotplates and stirrers, spectrophotometers, and portable analyzers. The company also offers parameter measuring systems, temperature/humidity and pressure data loggers, water level loggers, flow probes, water samplers, digital refractometers, saccharimeters, and hand held and optical refractometers and polarimeters.

Synovia Solutions, LLC

Venture Round in 2004
Synovia Solutions develops tools that fleet managers need to improve safety, savings, and service. It offers GPS tracking systems in over 100,000 vehicles across North America, tracking fleets with more than 5,000 vehicles. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Hologic, Inc.

Venture Round in 1988
Hologic, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and supply of medical imaging systems and diagnostic and surgical products focused on the healthcare needs of women. Products The company operates in four segments: Breast Health; Diagnostics; GYN Surgical; and Skeletal Health. BREAST HEALTH PRODUCTS The company's breast health business offers a line of breast imaging products, including the Selenia full field digital mammography system, a series of screen-film mammography systems, breast biopsy image guidance systems, computer-aided detection (CAD) systems for both screen-film and digital mammography, and DirectRay digital detectors. Its breast health business also includes its Interventional Breast Solutions family of products including breast biopsy devices, its MammoSite radiation therapy system and the MammoPad breast cushion. The company's photoconductor coating business, which it acquired in connection with its acquisition of its selenium coating capabilities for its digital detectors, is also a component of its breast health business. DirectRay Digital Detector: The company's DirectRay flat panel detector technology employs an amorphous selenium (a-Se) photoconductor to directly convert x-ray photons into an electrical signal. Selenia Full Field Digital Mammography System: The Selenia full field digital mammography system is based on its proprietary, amorphous selenium DirectRay digital detector, which preserves image quality by using amorphous selenium to directly convert x-rays to electronic signals, without first converting them to light. This direct conversion process preserves image sharpness by eliminating light diffusion.

BestDoctor.ru

Series A in 2019
OOO BestDoctor operates an online medical insurance platform offering private medical insurance for companies and their employees. It also delivers 24/7 health support and medical consultations through its mobile application. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is based in Moscow, Russia.

TimeTrade

Series C in 2007
Industry leader in Enterprise SaaS scheduling. 400 Enterprise customers worldwide. Over 450,000,000 appointments booked with consumers and businesses. . TimeTrade's appointment-centric customer experience solution enables customers to convert digital first touch interactions into a high-value, in-person meeting. The company has a worldwide cloud delivery network and it's solutions are used in 39 countries around the world. It's patented Customer Engagement Cloud technology includes an edge provision able high frequency scheduling engine that hyper scales to hundreds of millions of appointments.

eCopy

Venture Round in 2002
eCopy provides a standard document imaging platform that securely transforms paper documents into business value. eCopy solutions extend the use of office multifunction peripherals (MFPs) and scanners while leveraging investments in network infrastructure. A consistent, easy-to-use process enables anyone in an organization to transform paper-based information into secure digital files that easily integrate with electronic workflows, simplify user collaboration, and protect business continuity, with audit trails that facilitate regulatory compliance.

Guardium

Series D in 2006
Guardium, the database security company, delivers the most widely-used solution for preventing information leaks from the data center and ensuring the integrity of enterprise data. The company's enterprise security platform is now installed in more than 450 data centers worldwide, including 5 of the top 5 banks; 3 of the top 5 insurers; top government agencies; 2 of the top 3 retailers; 15 of the world's top telcos; 2 of the world's favorite beverage brands; the most recognized name in PCs; a top 3 auto maker; a top 3 aerospace company; and a leading supplier of business intelligence software. Guardium has partnerships with Accenture, ArcSight, BMC, EMC/RSA, IBM, McAfee, Microsoft, Oracle, Sybase and Teradata, with Cisco as a strategic investor, and is a member of IBM's prestigious Data Governance Council and the PCI Security Standards Council. Founded in 2002, Guardium was the first company to address the core data security gap by delivering a scalable, cross-DBMS enterprise platform that both protects databases in real-time and automates the entire compliance auditing process.

BEZ Systems

Venture Round in 2008
BEZ Systems, Inc provides predictive performance management (PPM) solutions for enterprises to profile application performance, compare change and growth alternatives, and forecast results for productivity and business continuity. The company's products include BEZVision, an automated management solution that enables information technology (IT) managers, and other IT professionals to deliver application and database services to the business; BEZPlus that allows DB2 UDB customers to understand, analyze, and predict the impact of infrastructure changes on service delivery, as well as facilitates customers to predict the performance of Teradata database applications; and BEZ Oracle 10g Grid Control Management Plug-In, which provides various data collection for BEZVision to build profiles of various applications/line-of-businesses. Its professional services include application assurance programs, new application certifications, application and database performance, active data warehouse performance management and capacity planning, DBMS and hardware platform justification, and data warehouse hardware upgrade. BEZ Systems, Inc serves customers in the retail, transportation, insurance, financial services, healthcare, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, government, and information services markets. The company offers its products and services in North America, South America, and Europe through its direct sales organization and indirect channel partners. BEZ Systems, Inc was founded in 1983 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.
As of September 22, 2009, Interactive Supercomputing, Inc. was acquired by Microsoft Corporation. Interactive Supercomputing, Inc. develops and commercializes Star-P, an interactive parallel computing platform for automatic parallelization and interactive execution of desktop simulation applications in biomedical, financial, and government laboratory research sectors. Its Star-P software platform allows users performing scientific, engineering, or analytical computation on array or matrix-based data to use parallel architectures, such as multi-core workstations, multi-processor systems, distributed memory clusters, and/or utility/cloud-based environments. The company also offers customer support and professional services, as well as application consulting, and enterprise installation and training services. It offers its products through authorized resellers in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Ardence Inc

Venture Round in 2000
Ardence is a provider of solutions that enables IT administrators to provision PCs, servers, and web services on-demand from a centrally managed source. Ardence software can support a dynamic desktop infrastructure, in which both the operating system (OS) and applications are delivered to a bare metal machine from virtual disks on a centralized server.

TimeTrade

Series D in 2010
Industry leader in Enterprise SaaS scheduling. 400 Enterprise customers worldwide. Over 450,000,000 appointments booked with consumers and businesses. . TimeTrade's appointment-centric customer experience solution enables customers to convert digital first touch interactions into a high-value, in-person meeting. The company has a worldwide cloud delivery network and it's solutions are used in 39 countries around the world. It's patented Customer Engagement Cloud technology includes an edge provision able high frequency scheduling engine that hyper scales to hundreds of millions of appointments.

Viewlogic Systems

Venture Round in 1987
Viewlogic Systems develops and markets integrated e-products, design software, and services for advanced electronic systems. It is based in Marlboro, Massachusetts, with offices in North America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. Viewlogic Systems is the Developer of Internet Protocol (IP) service-measurement software. The company develops service assurance software for IP networks designed to monitor the services delivered by Internet service providers to their customers.

Terascala

Series A in 2007
Headquartered in Boston, Terascala is the fast data company. Terascala storage appliances dramatically accelerate the time to insight for organizations that rely on simulation, analysis, and modeling tools to bring new products and innovation to market. Exclusively available through strategic partners Dell, EMC, and NetApp, Terascala storage appliances provide on-demand throughput at multiple gigabytes per second while leveraging industry-leading storage platforms for long-term data protection.

Terascala

Venture Round in 2013
Headquartered in Boston, Terascala is the fast data company. Terascala storage appliances dramatically accelerate the time to insight for organizations that rely on simulation, analysis, and modeling tools to bring new products and innovation to market. Exclusively available through strategic partners Dell, EMC, and NetApp, Terascala storage appliances provide on-demand throughput at multiple gigabytes per second while leveraging industry-leading storage platforms for long-term data protection.

TimeTrade

Series E in 2017
Industry leader in Enterprise SaaS scheduling. 400 Enterprise customers worldwide. Over 450,000,000 appointments booked with consumers and businesses. . TimeTrade's appointment-centric customer experience solution enables customers to convert digital first touch interactions into a high-value, in-person meeting. The company has a worldwide cloud delivery network and it's solutions are used in 39 countries around the world. It's patented Customer Engagement Cloud technology includes an edge provision able high frequency scheduling engine that hyper scales to hundreds of millions of appointments.

Verivo Software

Venture Round in 2012
Verivo is an enterprise mobility platform allowing companies to centrally build, deploy, manage, and update their apps securely. It is a provider of enterprise mobility software, Verivo Software helps companies accelerate their business results. Its unique technology empowers teams to centrally build, deploy, manage, and update their mobile apps – rapidly, securely, and across multiple devices. Hundreds of companies in numerous industries around the world rely on Verivo’s platform to drive their mobility initiatives.

Revulytics

Series B in 2007
Revulytics offers cloud-based software usage analytics that give software producers deep visibility into how their products are being used and misused, providing them with actionable intelligence to generate revenue, optimize product development, and make data-driven decisions across their business. Its compliance analytics solution and turnkey services are used by leading software vendors to increase license revenue and globally reduce software piracy. Its software usage analytics solution provides valuable insight into product usage and environments, enabling product managers and developers to build better products. Revulytics software usage analytics has supported customer compliance programs generating more than $2.4 billion in new license revenue since 2010.

Invaluable

Venture Round in 2009
Invaluable is the world’s leading online marketplace for fine art, antiques and collectibles. Working with more than 4,000 of the world’s premier auction houses, dealers and galleries, Invaluable helps buyers from 200 countries connect with the things they love. With best-in-class online bidding technology, along with a fixed-price retail platform, Invaluable provides sellers with e-commerce and marketing solutions, as well as auction management software. Recently called “one of the fastest growing e-commerce sites in the art world” by Blouin ArtInfo, Invaluable has also been recognized by Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500™ and the 2015 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® program. Headquartered in Boston, Invaluable also has offices in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium and Australia.

empow cyber security

Series B in 2018
Empow Cyber Security Ltd. provides a security platform that breaks down security tools into particles, and then creates cross-product solutions specific to ongoing threats identified by the platform. The company’s security platform employs a set of classification algorithms that use machine learning technology. Its security platform offers predefined security applications, such as financial data leak, insider threat, ransomware, privilege escalation, spear phishing, and intelligence gathering. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Ramat Gan, Israel.

Knoa Software

Venture Round in 2008
Knoa® Software delivers enterprise and cloud solutions that generate unique insights to increase the performance and optimize the end-user experience of SAP, Siebel and other platforms. Knoa's patented software provides CIOs and business executives the actionable metrics needed to ensure their organizations and users realize the full value of their enterprise application investment. Headquartered in Union Square, New York, Knoa’s solutions have helped hundreds of global corporations and government organizations make impactful, real-time, fact based decisions that enrich and maximize the experience for over a million end users.

Integral Access

Series A in 1998
Integral Access engages in developing, manufacturing, and marketing network access systems for communication applications, including integrated voice, and data delivery software and equipment.

Verivo Software

Venture Round in 2013
Verivo is an enterprise mobility platform allowing companies to centrally build, deploy, manage, and update their apps securely. It is a provider of enterprise mobility software, Verivo Software helps companies accelerate their business results. Its unique technology empowers teams to centrally build, deploy, manage, and update their mobile apps – rapidly, securely, and across multiple devices. Hundreds of companies in numerous industries around the world rely on Verivo’s platform to drive their mobility initiatives.
Cedar Point Communications provides integrated voice over Internet protocol and multimedia switching technologies for the service provider and enterprise telecommunication industries. Its products include SAFARI C3, a media switching system, which delivers Internet protocol multimedia subsystem (IMS) capabilities that support the anticipated migration to IMS architecture for converged networks; and SAFARI eMG, a media gateway that delivers flexibility. The company also provides training, customer, and solution services. Cedar Point Communications serves information technology departments and network operators, cable operators and telecommunications carriers, and enterprise customers and educational institutions. Cedar Point Communications, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is based in Derry, New Hampshire with an additional office in Meersburg, Germany.

Cedar Point Communications

Debt Financing in 2009
Cedar Point Communications provides integrated voice over Internet protocol and multimedia switching technologies for the service provider and enterprise telecommunication industries. Its products include SAFARI C3, a media switching system, which delivers Internet protocol multimedia subsystem (IMS) capabilities that support the anticipated migration to IMS architecture for converged networks; and SAFARI eMG, a media gateway that delivers flexibility. The company also provides training, customer, and solution services. Cedar Point Communications serves information technology departments and network operators, cable operators and telecommunications carriers, and enterprise customers and educational institutions. Cedar Point Communications, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is based in Derry, New Hampshire with an additional office in Meersburg, Germany.
Cedar Point Communications provides integrated voice over Internet protocol and multimedia switching technologies for the service provider and enterprise telecommunication industries. Its products include SAFARI C3, a media switching system, which delivers Internet protocol multimedia subsystem (IMS) capabilities that support the anticipated migration to IMS architecture for converged networks; and SAFARI eMG, a media gateway that delivers flexibility. The company also provides training, customer, and solution services. Cedar Point Communications serves information technology departments and network operators, cable operators and telecommunications carriers, and enterprise customers and educational institutions. Cedar Point Communications, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is based in Derry, New Hampshire with an additional office in Meersburg, Germany.

Invaluable

Series D in 2014
Invaluable is the world’s leading online marketplace for fine art, antiques and collectibles. Working with more than 4,000 of the world’s premier auction houses, dealers and galleries, Invaluable helps buyers from 200 countries connect with the things they love. With best-in-class online bidding technology, along with a fixed-price retail platform, Invaluable provides sellers with e-commerce and marketing solutions, as well as auction management software. Recently called “one of the fastest growing e-commerce sites in the art world” by Blouin ArtInfo, Invaluable has also been recognized by Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500™ and the 2015 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® program. Headquartered in Boston, Invaluable also has offices in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium and Australia.

ClickFox

Series C in 2010
ClickFox is the market leader in journey analytics and the only specialized journey solution certified in Hadoop. With over a decade of expertise monetizing the world’s largest customer interaction sources, we have proven success transforming big data into connected, dynamic journeys delivering billions in incremental revenue, operational efficiencies, NPS and C-SAT improvements to our clients.

Kenetec

Venture Round in 2000
Kenetec Inc was founded in 1999 to address the shift in network intelligence. Since the Telecommunications Act of 1996 opened competition in the local loop, service providers have worked to create broadband access networks for bandwidth-intensive applications. Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs) have had limited success entering the broadband services market.

Synchronicity

Venture Round in 2000
Synchronicity continues to fuel its impressive growth with successful customers and strong industry alliances. Today over 120 design organizations, including thirteen of the top fifteen semiconductor companies, are using Synchronicity software to connect and manage their design chains. By constructing key links like at ARM, UMC, inSilicon and VCX, our solutions have become the de facto standard for moving design information in and between companies. Technology and marketing partnerships have also been forged with EDA leaders such as Cadence, Synopsys and Mentor and recognizing the potential of this market and our leadership in it, Intel, Cadence and Synopsys made strategic investments in us. Synchronicity's success has come by ensuring our customers' success and that means providing solutions that dramatically improve design productivity. Synchronicity is uniquely positioned to help development teams through better IP distribution and support, design reuse, project collaboration and design management.

Watch Hill Partners

Venture Round in 2001
Watch Hill Partners is a consulting firm offering Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Mobile/Web Services solutions to the financial services, insurance and healthcare industries. Its experienced delivery team has implemented and supported leading technology in the world's top businesses. Watch Hill Partners Optimization Methodology(TM) addresses obstacles with an approach that creates and aligns clients' CRM, wireless and ecommerce strategies with the technology and change management to drive success.

BEZ Systems

Series C in 2006
BEZ Systems, Inc provides predictive performance management (PPM) solutions for enterprises to profile application performance, compare change and growth alternatives, and forecast results for productivity and business continuity. The company's products include BEZVision, an automated management solution that enables information technology (IT) managers, and other IT professionals to deliver application and database services to the business; BEZPlus that allows DB2 UDB customers to understand, analyze, and predict the impact of infrastructure changes on service delivery, as well as facilitates customers to predict the performance of Teradata database applications; and BEZ Oracle 10g Grid Control Management Plug-In, which provides various data collection for BEZVision to build profiles of various applications/line-of-businesses. Its professional services include application assurance programs, new application certifications, application and database performance, active data warehouse performance management and capacity planning, DBMS and hardware platform justification, and data warehouse hardware upgrade. BEZ Systems, Inc serves customers in the retail, transportation, insurance, financial services, healthcare, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, government, and information services markets. The company offers its products and services in North America, South America, and Europe through its direct sales organization and indirect channel partners. BEZ Systems, Inc was founded in 1983 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

Pwnie Express

Series B in 2016
Born and raised in the security community, we're on a roll and just getting started. In late 2009, the original team of Pwnies - Dave Porcello, Gabe Koss, and Oliver Weis - placed the Pwn Plug on the original site (Dave's blog) with little expectation of what was to come. From those humble beginnings, we have focused on providing full threat detection of every wireless and wired device in and around your workplace. We are the only company that detects rogue, misconfigured, and unauthorized devices across wired and wireless spectrums. By automating wireless and wired device detection, our solutions continuously detect the devices on or around your network that are open pathways for attackers. Pwnie Express is led by industry veterans with deep security testing and product development experience. Security assessment is our lifeblood, and we believe in making it simple to do the easy things, and possible to do the hard stuff. With Pwn Pulse, a distributed security assessment service, and our award-winning sensors, security teams can get the answers they need in a timely and effective manner.

RapidMiner

Series C in 2016
RapidMiner builds a software platform for data science teams that unites data prep, machine learning, and predictive model deployment. Organizations can build machine learning models and put them into production faster than ever before on a single platform. RapidMiner eliminates the complexities of cutting edge data science by making it easy to deploy the latest machine learning algorithms and innovative technologies like Tensorflow, Hadoop, and Spark. More than 300,000 data scientists in over 150 countries use RapidMiner products on-premise or in the cloud to drive revenue, reduce costs, and avoid risks. For more information, visit www.rapidminer.com.

Vee24

Series B in 2015
Vee24 is a developer of a web-based customer engagement platform designed to increase e-commerce sales and improve customer service. It specializes in the fields of software, e-Commerce, and video chat. Vee24 was founded in 2011 and headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

ClickFox

Series B in 2008
ClickFox is the market leader in journey analytics and the only specialized journey solution certified in Hadoop. With over a decade of expertise monetizing the world’s largest customer interaction sources, we have proven success transforming big data into connected, dynamic journeys delivering billions in incremental revenue, operational efficiencies, NPS and C-SAT improvements to our clients.

gr8 People

Series B in 2018
GR8 People, Inc. provides a Software-as-a-Service collaborative talent acquisition platform. The company offers One-Experience Talent Platform that allows corporate and staffing organizations to cultivate, collaborate, engage, and hire talent; and empower the flow of information, communication, and enterprise productivity aspects. It serves enterprise customers in the United States and internationally. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Yardley, Pennsylvania.

Adaptive Silicon

Series B in 2001
Adaptive Silicon licenses Programmable Logic Cores for the purpose of adding programmability to system-on-chip devices. This programmability permits multiple designs to be built on a single silicon die and enables products to be re-programmed after they are built and in service.

Integral Access

Series B in 1999
Integral Access engages in developing, manufacturing, and marketing network access systems for communication applications, including integrated voice, and data delivery software and equipment.

WebLayers

Venture Round in 2009
WebLayers develops software and provides services for automated IT and service oriented architecture (SOA) governance. Based on an extensive collection of standards-based pre-built policies, WebLayers helps Fortune 500 companies and government agencies begin their governance effort in design time, where it will have the most impact, and enforce it through deployment. WebLayers, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Sensitech

Venture Round in 2000
Sensitech® is a world leader in supply chain visibility. Their innovative monitoring products and services help to maintain the quality, integrity and security of their customers' valuable products at every step in their journey, all around the world. For more than 25 years, leading companies in the food, pharmaceutical, industrial, consumer goods, and other industries have relied on Sensitech to help protect their products—and their bottom lines.

Bluesocket

Series B in 2005
Bluesocket provides secure, enterprise level mobile connectivity products and support. Through wireless network and voice products, Bluesocket creates a network infrastructure for across desktops, mobile devices, and enterprise applications.

Pwnie Express

Series C in 2017
Born and raised in the security community, we're on a roll and just getting started. In late 2009, the original team of Pwnies - Dave Porcello, Gabe Koss, and Oliver Weis - placed the Pwn Plug on the original site (Dave's blog) with little expectation of what was to come. From those humble beginnings, we have focused on providing full threat detection of every wireless and wired device in and around your workplace. We are the only company that detects rogue, misconfigured, and unauthorized devices across wired and wireless spectrums. By automating wireless and wired device detection, our solutions continuously detect the devices on or around your network that are open pathways for attackers. Pwnie Express is led by industry veterans with deep security testing and product development experience. Security assessment is our lifeblood, and we believe in making it simple to do the easy things, and possible to do the hard stuff. With Pwn Pulse, a distributed security assessment service, and our award-winning sensors, security teams can get the answers they need in a timely and effective manner.

WebLayers

Series C in 2007
WebLayers develops software and provides services for automated IT and service oriented architecture (SOA) governance. Based on an extensive collection of standards-based pre-built policies, WebLayers helps Fortune 500 companies and government agencies begin their governance effort in design time, where it will have the most impact, and enforce it through deployment. WebLayers, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Since 2002, Fidelis has had one mission: Empower security teams with integrated, automated and intelligent technology so that they successfully protect the world’s most sensitive data. Fidelis is the leader in automated detection and response. The Fidelis Elevate platform dramatically improves the effectiveness and efficiency of security operations by delivering comprehensive network visibility, intelligent deception, alert validation, and automated response across networks and endpoints. Fidelis is trusted by the most important brands in the world. See what you’ve been missing. Visit www.fidelissecurity.com.

CloudLock

Series C in 2014
CloudLock is a cloud data security company that provides enterprise-class solutions designed to give organizations control over their data in the public cloud, without requiring invasive in-band technology, complicated overhead, or unanswered regulatory risk. It was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.