Stanford University

Stanford University makes a great fit for the academically driven student. Few colleges can match the breadth, excellence and prestige of Stanford’s academics, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Whether your interests lie in English, medicine or anything in-between, you can find a top-ranked program at Stanford. The university is organized into seven schools: * Business * Earth Sciences * Education * Engineering * Humanities & Sciences * Law * Medicine Student life at Stanford is quite active, due in part to the 11,000+ students living on campus. Art is a strong presence at Stanford, fostered by Stanford Lively Arts, the Cantor Center for Visual Arts and numerous student clubs and organizations. Stanford also features extensive athletic programs, including more than 35 varsity sports and about 20 clubs sports. In order to maintain its high standards, Stanford University has extremely selective admissions. The university admits undergraduates based on a combination of academic achievement, intellectual curiosity and personal experience. Graduate admissions criteria and application procedures vary based on the program of study. Undergraduates at Stanford have access to a variety of financial aid opportunities, including institutional scholarships, grants from the government and student employment. Graduate students can receive financial aid through fellowships and grants, but funding is typically not available for master’s students.

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Stayful

Series A in 2015
Stayful transforms your hotel travel experience by streamlining everything from booking to check out. With just three taps on your smartphone, you'll get the best online rates on the best hotels for you. Then use our app for fingertip access to hotel services during your stay: check in, receive upgrades, order room service, request concierge assistance, schedule housekeeping, and even send your bill directly to your expense report service after your stay.

Vurb

Series A in 2014
Vurb’s mission is to create a smarter, more connected mobile world that empowers people to do more of what they want all in one app. Vurb enables people to find, plan, and do by connecting them to the most relevant information and tools from apps and services in a single mobile experience. The company was founded in 2011 by Bobby Lo and was the winner of TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2014. Vurb is based in San Francisco and is financially backed by Redpoint Ventures, Max Levchin, Drew Houston, Data Collective, and other Silicon Valley luminaries. We're hiring! vurb.com/jobs

InvolveSoft

Series A in 2021
involve.ai organizes all customer data and interactions in a single dashboard so you can quickly predict customer health, stop customers from leaving, and expand them to increase revenue

Cofactor Genomics, Inc.

Series A in 2017
Cofactor Genomics is a Predictive Immune Modeling company driven to remove the barriers that have prohibited the advancement of true precision medicine. Cofactor is enabling the industry to move beyond isolated, single-analyte biomarkers to powerful multidimensional biomarkers using Health Expression Models. Through their molecular, informatic, and database tools, and one of the first CAP-certified, clinical RNA sequencing laboratories, Cofactor enables their partners to deliver more expedient, cost effective, and successful clinical trials.

PRIME Coalition

Venture Round in 2015
PRIME Coalition

Truework

Series A in 2019
Truework is a platform for employment and income verification that puts consumers in control of their personal data. The system digitizes the verification process for HR departments, banks, and others, to make it fast and secure for employees to get verified when applying for a loan, jobs, or apartment rental. Truework’s network of over 40,000 lenders, and background check companies, and other verifiers completes thousands of employment and income verifications every day. The employer network includes nearly 100 enterprise companies and more than 20,000 small businesses across all industries, from healthcare to technology, including The College Board, The Real Real, Oscar Health, The Motley Fool, and Tuft & Needle.

Jeeves

Series C in 2022
Jeeves is on a mission to empower businesses globally by providing a modern approach to financial services. We deliver innovative technology that allows our customers to focus on the growth of their business. We're entrepreneurs with first-hand experience starting, operating, and growing our own businesses - so we get it - and we understand the shortcomings of today's financial offerings along with the opportunities for improvement. Backed by a diverse team with experience ranging from Silicon Valley to Wall Street, we're bringing cutting edge financial solutions to you with Jeeves.
iRhythm provides innovative and cost-effective diagnostic monitoring solutions that facilitate early diagnosis and treatment decisions, with the goal of ultimately improving patient health outcomes and reducing wasteful healthcare spending. Its flagship product, the Zio® Patch, is designed to optimize and simplify the diagnosis of cardiac arrhythmias. Zio® Patch is the smallest, lightest, least conspicuous cardiac arrhythmia diagnostic available and is indicated for up to 14-day monitoring.

Accruent

Series C in 2002
Accruent is a global software company that helps organizations achieve superior performance by transforming how they manage their physical resources. Its innovative, industry-leading cloud-based software and services enable organizations to optimize all stages of real estate, facilities and asset management, from capital planning through to IoT-based monitoring and control. With a proven track record across two decades, Accruent has created the only integrated SaaS-based framework and reporting platform for full lifecycle physical resource management. More than 7,000 global customers depend on Accruent solutions to drive out hidden costs, extend asset lifecycles, protect their brands, ensure compliance and deliver on the missions of their organization. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Accruent serves a wide range of industries in 149 countries around the world.

Ethos Technologies Inc.

Series A in 2018
Ethos Life is an insurance company that provides modern and ethical life insurance to protect life. They’re building ground-breaking software for life insurance (a $650 billion market) and the company's mission is to make protecting your family affordable, accessible, and instant. It also employs a human approach in delivering its services. Ethos policies are issued and guaranteed by Legal & General America (LGA), a large U.S. life insurance provider since 1836. They use technology to learn about what makes you unique so that they can find new and truly personal ways to cover you. Ethos was founded in 2016, the company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, United States.

Arcus Biosciences, Inc.

Series B in 2016
Arcus Biosciences is biotech company founded on a vision of creating new cancer therapeutics through the utilization of emerging insights in immunology. Arcus was formed in 2015 by a group of seasoned researchers from the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries and is located in the San Francisco bay area, in the heart of the world’s largest biotechnology research hub.

Cofactor Genomics, Inc.

Series A in 2017
Cofactor Genomics is a Predictive Immune Modeling company driven to remove the barriers that have prohibited the advancement of true precision medicine. Cofactor is enabling the industry to move beyond isolated, single-analyte biomarkers to powerful multidimensional biomarkers using Health Expression Models. Through their molecular, informatic, and database tools, and one of the first CAP-certified, clinical RNA sequencing laboratories, Cofactor enables their partners to deliver more expedient, cost effective, and successful clinical trials.

Akimbi Systems

Series A in 2005
As of June 16, 2006, Akimbi Systems, Inc. was acquired by VMware, Inc. Akimbi Systems, Inc. develops infrastructure management solutions for software development and test organizations. It offers complex configuration capture-and-restore system, a software development and test infrastructure, which allows software developers and quality assurance engineers to suspend and capture to a shared storage library. Akimbi Systems, Inc. has strategic partnership with Mercury, Microsoft, Platespin, and VMware. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Mateo, California.

Personalis

Series A in 2011
Personalis combines expertise both in the technology of sequencing and in interpretation, with an extensive history of peer-reviewed publication and commercial success. Broad adoption of medical genome interpretation will require accuracy befitting regulatory approval, both invariant detection and interpretation. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Menlo Park, California.

Zebra Imaging, Inc.

Series B in 2004
Zebra Imaging was founded in 1996 by graduates of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Laboratory. The mission of the company was established at that time: to develop and provide the best technologies and products for three-dimensional visual communications. With initial and continuing support from investors, the company has succeeded in producing and delivering the most innovative holographic products and technology in the world.

KryptonCloud

Seed Round in 2015
KryptonCloud offers businesses with cloud solutions that focus on asset performance management. KryptonCloud offers data collection and management solutions that assist businesses in their business and asset decision making. It provides insights and analytics about failure detection, asset availability, costs, and maintenance expenses. KryptonCloud was founded by Ed Albanese and Arun Ramakrishnan in 2015. It is based in San Francisco, California.

Deepcell

Seed Round in 2017
Deepcell, Inc. develops a technology that offers a non-invasive test with diagnostic-level accuracy. The company focuses on enabling novel biological insights at the single-cell level for improved diagnosis and treatment of disease. It also provides detailed genetic health information through ordinary blood sampling. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is based in Mountain View, California with an additional office in Mountain View, California.

Nanosolar

Series A in 2003
Nanosolar prints solar cells and assembles panels to enable the most cost-efficient solar electricity. Nanosolars proprietary approach to printing CIGS (Copper, Indium, Gallium, Selenium) and nanoparticle inks using an annealing process minimizes the use of expensive, high vacuum deposition manufacturing equipment. This allows the Company to utilize equipment from the industrial printing and roll-to-roll manufacturing industries to produce solar-electric foil at high speeds, bringing the economics of printing to the world of solar PV semiconductor manufacturing.

Alchemy Insights

Series B in 2021
Alchemy Insights, Inc. develops a blockchain intelligence and infrastructure platform that caters to hedge funds and financial institutions. Its platform provides data, exploratory tools, and proprietary insights on all parts of the blockchain, including on-chain data, market data, and community activity. The Alchemy platform enables companies to analyze the blockchain and ecosystem data. Its advance machine learning allows exchanges to identify entities, individuals, and currency flows on the blockchain to inform sales, security, and strategy. Alchemy Insights, Inc. was formerly known as Nikil, Inc. Alchemy Insights, Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Harmonize

Series A in 2021
Harmonize offers a remote care platform that simplifies technology implementation and clinical triage. It focuses on improving remote care for patients in need, many of whom are unfamiliar with technology and suffer from multiple comorbidities. The patient interface gathers both high-tech and high-touch inputs, while its medical platform guides staff through triage and intervention routing at scale. The Harmonize platform reduces potential overhead by more than 90% while increasing patient engagement. It includes patient adherence rate, information triage workload reduction, and healthcare utilization cost reduction.

Unify Square

Series B in 2015
Unify Square provides software, cloud managed services, and consulting for global Microsoft Skype for Business enterprise deployments. The company PowerSuite software creates a unified dashboard to surface actionable insights and help manage collaboration and communications platforms - optimizing and transforming performance health and user effectiveness. It also provides an expansive single-pane of glass view, spanning six different platforms from the top four industry-leading software vendors. It was founded in 2008 and headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.

Credit Sesame

Venture Round in 2019
Credit Sesame, Inc. owns and operates a credit and loan management platform. Its platform analyzes loans, existing home mortgages, and credit card debts. The company also offers credit score, credit monitoring, credit report card, and identity theft protection. Additionally, it provides personalized recommendations for refinancing home mortgage. Credit Sesame, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Mountain View, California with an additional office in San Francisco, California.

Marketwired

Series A in 1990
Marketwired is a social communications company that provides solutions for global press release distribution, industry-leading social media monitoring and analytics, and a fully integrated marketing communications platform for content creation, optimization, distribution, and measurement.  Its solutions are catered to everyone, from Fortune 500 enterprises to start-ups. Marketwired plays a critical role in shaping the everyday conversations that happen in newsrooms, corporate boardrooms, and social networks around the world, helping communicators move markets, change public opinion, and affect consumer behavior. Marketwired is majority-owned by OMERS Private Equity, which manages the private equity activities of OMERS Administration Corporation and today has 6.4 billion U.S. dollars of investments under management. Marketwired was founded in 1983 by [Nick Koudas](https://www.crunchbase.com/person/dr-nick-koudas) and [Michael Terpin](https://www.crunchbase.com/person/michael-terpin-2). It is headquartered in Toronto, O.N.

Eight

Seed Round in 2015
Eight Sleep is the first sleep fitness company. It leverages innovation, technology, and personal biometrics to restore individuals to their peak energy levels each morning. Backed by leading Silicon Valley investors including Khosla Ventures and Y Combinator, it was named by Fast Company in 2018 as one of the Most Innovative Companies in Consumer Electronics. It was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in New York, United States.

Alianza, Inc.

Series B in 2013
Alianza radically transforms communications delivery so that service providers thrive with strong margins, better service, and elegant management. Alianza’s Cloud Voice Platform is a web-scale, turnkey virtualized software solution that enables cable, mobile, telco and other broadband providers to rapidly customize, launch and profit from VoIP and UC services. The power of Alianza’s cloud delivers a lower total cost of ownership and a clear business case for VoIP with a zero-CAPEX, success-based SaaS model. This new way to deliver voice service untangles service providers from the restraints of old-school voice networks and accelerates innovation and growth. Customers include Blue Ridge Communications, WEHCO Media, ViaSat, Vyve Broadband and Xplornet.

Arka

Venture Round in 2016
Arka is a custom packaging solutions company that enables its customers to source packaging or fulfillment online. It offers packaging services which are customized to its clients’ needs and include proofing and production paperwork. The company operates and maintains a network of worldwide package manufacturers and fulfillment centers, and communicates with them on behalf of their customers. Its client portfolio includes e-commerce and D2C businesses locally and internationally. Founded in 2015, Arka is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Jeeves

Series A in 2021
Jeeves is on a mission to empower businesses globally by providing a modern approach to financial services. We deliver innovative technology that allows our customers to focus on the growth of their business. We're entrepreneurs with first-hand experience starting, operating, and growing our own businesses - so we get it - and we understand the shortcomings of today's financial offerings along with the opportunities for improvement. Backed by a diverse team with experience ranging from Silicon Valley to Wall Street, we're bringing cutting edge financial solutions to you with Jeeves.

Moasis

Seed Round in 2011
At mOasis, they innovate sustainable farming practices to maximize agricultural growth. Founded in 2010 at Stanford University and headquartered in Union City, CA, mOasis is a startup that specializes in crop science. They manufacture BountiGel™ hydrogel, a non-toxic, EPA-certified soil additive that helps growers optimize water resources and improve soil nutrient efficiency to maximize crop yields. They've validated that by treating crops with BountiGel™ hydrogel, growers can increase crop yields by 25% while reducing water loads by 20%.
iRhythm provides innovative and cost-effective diagnostic monitoring solutions that facilitate early diagnosis and treatment decisions, with the goal of ultimately improving patient health outcomes and reducing wasteful healthcare spending. Its flagship product, the Zio® Patch, is designed to optimize and simplify the diagnosis of cardiac arrhythmias. Zio® Patch is the smallest, lightest, least conspicuous cardiac arrhythmia diagnostic available and is indicated for up to 14-day monitoring.

Deepcell

Series A in 2020
Deepcell, Inc. develops a technology that offers a non-invasive test with diagnostic-level accuracy. The company focuses on enabling novel biological insights at the single-cell level for improved diagnosis and treatment of disease. It also provides detailed genetic health information through ordinary blood sampling. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is based in Mountain View, California with an additional office in Mountain View, California.

Duck Duck Moose

Series A in 2012
Duck Duck Moose is an award-winning creator of educational mobile apps for children. Founded in 2008, the company has created 21 top-selling titles and has received 21 Parents’ Choice Awards, 18 Children’s Technology Review Awards, 12 Tech with Kids’ Best Pick App Awards, and a KAPi award for “Best Children’s App” at the International Consumer Electronics Show. Duck Duck Moose is now a subsidiary of Khan Academy, a nonprofit with a mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.

Gauss Surgical, Inc.

Seed Round in 2013
Gauss Surgical is a med-tech company that develops a vision-based platform for accurate and real-time measurement of surgical blood loss. They develop beautiful applications for iOS backed by sophisticated algorithms and a robust, HIPAA-compliant technical stack to enable real-time monitoring during surgery. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.
StartX is a 501(c)(3) Stanford-affiliated nonprofit in Silicon Valley that runs one of the world’s top startup accelerator programs. Its mission is to advance the development of the best entrepreneurs through experiential education and peer learning. Since launching in 2010, it has supported more than 450 companies and 1000 entrepreneurs, from early to pre-IPO stage, working across a wide spectrum of industries. StartX and StartX Med, dedicated to medical and biotechnology innovation, provide founders with access to a powerful network of entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, and industry partners, along with office space and a variety of other resources. Based in Palo Alto, the accelerator also operates StartX-QB3 Labs and the Stanford-StartX Fund. We are funded by Stanford University, Stanford Health Care, Microsoft, Steelcase, Hyundai, Oriza Ventures, Nissan, Panasonic, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Analog Devices, Silicon Valley Bank, Greylock Partners, Sequoia Capital, and many others. For more information, visit startx.com The company is associated investment vehicle, the Stanford-StartX Fund is a partnership between StartX, Stanford University and Stanford Health Care. It can invest only in StartX companies who raise qualified rounds of venture capital using objective criteria; it is founder opt-in.

SOCi, Inc.

Series A in 2017
Led by noted digital entrepreneur Afif Khoury, Soci offers big brands, major national franchises, as well as corporate marketing networks, the ability to identify social content succeeding with target audiences, using it to build programmatic content streams across major social platforms. Soci has been nationally recognized and recently named SDX's 2014 Innovator of the Year.

Integration Associates

Series B in 2004
Integration Associates, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, designs and delivers tested wafers and packaged integrated circuits for RF, infrared, modem, and power management applications. The company offers EZRadio ICs, a wireless product to meet the needs of OEMs developing mesh network applications for consumer and industrial monitoring and control; ZigBee USB Dongle that provides a compliant interface, which can be connected to a host computer; EZSwitcher, a device that integrates various functions, which have been implemented discretely; EZ DAA products to span the isolation barriers; and ASIC solutions. It has operations in North America, South America, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and the Oceania. Integration Associates, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California. The company also has offices and design centers in Hungary, Portugal, Hong Kong, and the United Kingdom. As of July 29, 2008, Integration Associates, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Silicon Laboratories, Inc.

Sylantro

Series C in 2000
Sylantro Systems is a provider of software used by service providers to deliver hosted VoIP applications and services for business, consumer, and wireless customers. Synergy, Sylantro's carrier-grade software platform, enables service providers to rapidly deliver differentiated, high value, high margin telephony services, ranging from IP Trunking to hosted PBX services and hosted consumer applications.

Springpath

Venture Round in 2015
Springpath launches the industry’s first software-defined data platform that addresses virtualized, compute as well as emerging container environments. Based on the patent-pending Hardware Agnostic Log-structure Objects (HALO) architecture, the Springpath Data Platform is built from the ground up to deliver elastic scaling, simple autonomous management, and a complete enterprise-grade feature set, while running on standard servers—empowering enterprises of all sizes to achieve an Independent IT Infrastructure. Data centers benefit from silo-free environments and enable businesses to stay agile and meet market demands.

Cognigine

Series B in 2000
Cognigine Corporation is a communication semiconductor company developing innovative solutions for next generation Broadband and Optical Networks.

Satmetrix

Series C in 2001
Satmetrix is the provider of cloud-based customer experience management (CEM) software for companies of all sizes. As co-developer of Net Promoter - the most widely accepted measure of customer loyalty and retention - Satmetrix has unrivaled real-world experience helping companies to successfully adopt Net Promoter programs and put the customer at the center of their business. Through its powerful, end-to-end CEM software platform, NPX, and complementary consulting services Satmetrix deliver increased customer loyalty, reduced attrition, improved word-of-mouth, and a clear competitive advantage. With experience on more than 1,000 deployments in 40 languages, Satmetrix accelerates the success of customer experience efforts using Net Promoter. Satmetrix is headquartered in Redwood City, California, with offices around the world.

LightPole

Series A in 2008
LightPole is designed to give you information you're interested in about points of interest (POI)—locations such as your current location or locations you're traveling to. For any location, LightPole is designed to answer the most probable questions in the shortest amount of time and with the least amount of interaction.

Gen.G Esports

Series B in 2019
Gen.G esports, a professional e-sports organization, provides premier team management and premier fan engagement services. It offers a range of professional services, including premier coaching and training, lifestyle management, and business acumen development; player management; and platform for global brands to engage with gaming fans. Gen.G esports was formerly known as KSV eSports Korea Co.,Ltd. and changed its name to Gen.G esports in May 2018. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Seoul, South Korea with additional offices in Los Angeles, California; and Shanghai, China.

Pacific Edge Software LLC

Series B in 2000
Pacific Edge Software is a provider of an IT governance solutions that are practical to adopt and deliver fast time to value. The company's products and services enable organizations to optimize the performance of their IT portfolios through improved planning, evaluation, and alignment of initiatives with business objectives, thereby maximizing return on the enterprise's technology investments. Pacific Edge has helped organizations across a wide range of industries extend and mature their governance discipline. Founded in 1998, Pacific Edge is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington and is privately held.

Marketwired

Series D in 2003
Marketwired is a social communications company that provides solutions for global press release distribution, industry-leading social media monitoring and analytics, and a fully integrated marketing communications platform for content creation, optimization, distribution, and measurement.  Its solutions are catered to everyone, from Fortune 500 enterprises to start-ups. Marketwired plays a critical role in shaping the everyday conversations that happen in newsrooms, corporate boardrooms, and social networks around the world, helping communicators move markets, change public opinion, and affect consumer behavior. Marketwired is majority-owned by OMERS Private Equity, which manages the private equity activities of OMERS Administration Corporation and today has 6.4 billion U.S. dollars of investments under management. Marketwired was founded in 1983 by [Nick Koudas](https://www.crunchbase.com/person/dr-nick-koudas) and [Michael Terpin](https://www.crunchbase.com/person/michael-terpin-2). It is headquartered in Toronto, O.N.

Boatsetter

Series A in 2016
Boatsetter.com offers a unique Boat sharing marketplace that will, for the first time, make boat rentals accessible to consumers regardless of their boating experience. We have created a catalyst for growth by unlocking the 95% idle capacity of privately owned vessels, which in turn helps boat owners realize returns on their boat investments. Our distinct approach combines best–in-class collaborative market tools from companies like Airbnb (home rentals) and Uber (professional drivers) to create the only model capable of bringing the “new sharing economy” to the marine industry. We’ve assembled a uniquely qualified team of marine professionals, tech start-up veterans, and car rental industry experts to bring today’s collaborative “sharing” economy to the boating industry. We have significant traction and have established a national network of marine-industry businesses that are partnering with us on an exclusive basis to rollout the platform in the US.

Blueprint Genetics

Series A in 2017
Blueprint Genetics Oy provides clinical genetics testing followed by blueprint and customized next-generation sequencing services. The company provide services that include one-off sequencing projects, and tailored sequencing and bioinformatics platforms to address specific sequencing needs. It also offers custom services for researchers and diagnostics providers. Blueprint Genetics Oy was founded in 2012 and is based in Helsinki, Finland. As of January 21, 2020, Blueprint Genetics Oy operates as a subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated.

ProbiusDx Inc.

Series A in 2020
ProbiusDx Inc. manufactures portable diagnostic device based on electronic sensing platform that can analyze multiple target proteins in real time. It enables doctors to suggest appropriate therapy to patients in need of critical care within clinical settings. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in El Cerrito, California.

My90

Grant in 2016
My90 – Distrust between the public and the police is has rarely been more strained than it is today. Solving this problem is a $21B opportunity. Enter My90, which is tackling this issue by collecting data about interactions between the police and the public—think traffic stops, service calls, etc.—and turning these into actionable intelligence via an online analytics dashboard. Users text My90 anonymously about their interactions, and My90’s dashboard analyzes the results using natural language processing and machine learning. The company has done 9 paid pilots to date, including major city police departments like the San Jose Police Department and the world’s largest community policing program. Next up they're taking on entire cities to leverage big data to improve interactions with residents, public safety, and city services.

Proofpoint, Inc.

Series B in 2003
Proofpoint Inc. is a leading next-generation security and compliance company that provides cloud-based solutions to protect the way people work today. Proofpoint solutions enable organizations to protect their users from advanced attacks delivered via email, social media and mobile apps, protect the information their users create from advanced attacks and compliance risks, and respond quickly when incidents occur. SAAS SECURITY & COMPLIANCE SUITE Enterprise Email Archiving: The email archiving solution supports eDiscovery, regulatory compliance and email storage management. Enterprise Email Protection: Provides inbound and outbound email security and management to protect from outside threats including spam, phishing, unpredictable email volumes, malware and other forms of objectionable or dangerous content before they hit the enterprise perimeter. Enterprise Privacy: Protects private information in email, defends against leaks of confidential information and ensures compliance with common international, industry and US data protection regulations—including HIPAA, GLBA and PCI-DSS. PRODUCT ADD-ONS Policy-Based Email Encryption: Mitigates regulatory violations, data loss and corporate policy violations, without adversely impacting business operations. Secure File Transfer: Adds secure, easy-to-use large file transfer capabilities to an organization's Proofpoint deployment CUSTOMERS Proofpoint provides email security, encryption, archiving and data loss prevention solutions for over 3,000 enterprise-level accounts including global enterprises, universities and government agencies. Proofpoint, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is based in Sunnyvale, California.

BASIS Science

Series B in 2013
At Basis our mission is to help fit health into our busy lives. We designed our wrist-based health tracker and online personal dashboard to help you easily incorporate healthy habits into your daily routine. Basis leverages four types of advanced sensors in its lightweight, customizable design to calculate steps taken, calories burned and sleep quality, as well as physiological metrics like heart rate. We help you set new health goals and automatically adjust weekly targets based on your progress. Using this flexible approach you’ll build healthy habits you can maintain for years. Basis Science, Inc. is backed by Norwest Venture Partners and Doll Capital Management.

SIPX, Inc.

Series B in 2013
SIPX (pronounced “sip-ex”) is an exciting new company based in Palo Alto, California. Backed by the leading venture, corporate, and angel investors, our mission is to simplify the complex processes involved in legally accessing digital content for the higher education marketplace. It was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Palo Alto, California.

SafeView

Series B in 2004
Safe-View, Inc was created to bring an existing patented Holographic Imaging technology developed by PNNL (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) to market as a commercial application. The product uses an active millimeter wave technology that is safe and offers clear resolution of hidden items. Unlike some other methods of detection the Guardian 100 allows the operator to clearly see metal, plastic, ceramic and other materials that may be hidden under clothing without using ionizing radiation. It offers a clear alternative to metal detectors, pat down searches, and other threat detection methods currently being used to ensure safety in public areas.

Alianza, Inc.

Series C in 2015
Alianza radically transforms communications delivery so that service providers thrive with strong margins, better service, and elegant management. Alianza’s Cloud Voice Platform is a web-scale, turnkey virtualized software solution that enables cable, mobile, telco and other broadband providers to rapidly customize, launch and profit from VoIP and UC services. The power of Alianza’s cloud delivers a lower total cost of ownership and a clear business case for VoIP with a zero-CAPEX, success-based SaaS model. This new way to deliver voice service untangles service providers from the restraints of old-school voice networks and accelerates innovation and growth. Customers include Blue Ridge Communications, WEHCO Media, ViaSat, Vyve Broadband and Xplornet.

Alchemy Insights

Series A in 2019
Alchemy Insights, Inc. develops a blockchain intelligence and infrastructure platform that caters to hedge funds and financial institutions. Its platform provides data, exploratory tools, and proprietary insights on all parts of the blockchain, including on-chain data, market data, and community activity. The Alchemy platform enables companies to analyze the blockchain and ecosystem data. Its advance machine learning allows exchanges to identify entities, individuals, and currency flows on the blockchain to inform sales, security, and strategy. Alchemy Insights, Inc. was formerly known as Nikil, Inc. Alchemy Insights, Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Autogrid

Series B in 2012
AutoGrid Systems organizes energy data and employs big data analytics to generate real-time predictions that create actionable data.

ZettaCore

Series B in 2004
ZettaCore is pioneering the field of molecular electronics. The company is focused on developing molecular materials to service the electronics industry. Their unique chemistry leverages the existing manufacturing infrastructure and enables the transition to higher performance at lower cost.

ASSIA

Venture Round in 2009
ASSIA, Inc provides broadband and Wi-Fi performance monitoring, management and optimization software to internet service providers (ISP), communications regulators, and wholesalers so they can improve customer quality of experience and satisfaction, reduce costs through operational efficiencies and increase revenues with new multi-media services.

Solstice Energy Solutions

Venture Round in 2017
Solstice Energy Solutions uses IoT and software to enable, connect, and intelligently manage the shared-economy of distributed energy resources in emerging markets. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Alpine Data Labs

Series A in 2011
According to The Economist, the amount of information created each year is growing at a 60% compounded rate. The potential insight in this information could determine the fate of businesses, economies, our health, and even our safety. Big Data is useless unless organizations can find a reliable, cost-effective way to apply predictive analytics. Alpine is the world’s first collaborative, code-free solution for Advanced Analytics on Big Data and Hadoop. With Alpine, data scientists and business analysts can work with large data sets, develop and collaborate on models at scale without having to use code or desktop software. Leaders in all industries, from Financial Services to Healthcare, use Alpine to outsmart their competition. Maybe you should too. Find out more at www.alpinenow.com

BeachMint

Venture Round in 2010
A next generation social commerce company

Marketwired

Venture Round in 2001
Marketwired is a social communications company that provides solutions for global press release distribution, industry-leading social media monitoring and analytics, and a fully integrated marketing communications platform for content creation, optimization, distribution, and measurement.  Its solutions are catered to everyone, from Fortune 500 enterprises to start-ups. Marketwired plays a critical role in shaping the everyday conversations that happen in newsrooms, corporate boardrooms, and social networks around the world, helping communicators move markets, change public opinion, and affect consumer behavior. Marketwired is majority-owned by OMERS Private Equity, which manages the private equity activities of OMERS Administration Corporation and today has 6.4 billion U.S. dollars of investments under management. Marketwired was founded in 1983 by [Nick Koudas](https://www.crunchbase.com/person/dr-nick-koudas) and [Michael Terpin](https://www.crunchbase.com/person/michael-terpin-2). It is headquartered in Toronto, O.N.

Origin

Seed Round in 2016
Origin is an additive manufacturing (3D printing) platform designed for mass production featuring an open materials network, extensible software, and modular hardware. Origin's additive 3D manufacturing platform makes commercial-quality products, allowing companies and manufacturers to avail to a prototype, test market, and scalable optimum quality consumer-grade products with higher printing speed and flexibility.

SafeView

Series A in 2003
Safe-View, Inc was created to bring an existing patented Holographic Imaging technology developed by PNNL (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) to market as a commercial application. The product uses an active millimeter wave technology that is safe and offers clear resolution of hidden items. Unlike some other methods of detection the Guardian 100 allows the operator to clearly see metal, plastic, ceramic and other materials that may be hidden under clothing without using ionizing radiation. It offers a clear alternative to metal detectors, pat down searches, and other threat detection methods currently being used to ensure safety in public areas.

Stayful

Seed Round in 2013
Stayful transforms your hotel travel experience by streamlining everything from booking to check out. With just three taps on your smartphone, you'll get the best online rates on the best hotels for you. Then use our app for fingertip access to hotel services during your stay: check in, receive upgrades, order room service, request concierge assistance, schedule housekeeping, and even send your bill directly to your expense report service after your stay.

TOMA Biosciences, Inc.

Series C in 2018
TOMA Biosciences, Inc. develops reagent kits that enable laboratories and researchers to uncover genomic changes in tumors. The company offers TOMA OS-Seq, an oncology-focused gene analysis solution. It serves laboratories, hospital systems, and research institutions worldwide. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Foster City, California.

Balance Therapeutics

Series A in 2015
Balance Therapeutics, Inc. develops pharmacological based therapeutics for addressing intellectual disability conditions that include Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease. It focuses on the development of BTD-001 DS102, a placebo-controlled molecule product that can be administered orally for young adults and adolescents with Down syndrome. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is based in San Bruno, California. It has a subsidiary operation in Melbourne, Australia.

Moving Analytics

Pre Seed Round in 2016
Moving Analytics. is a tele-health company dedicated to helping people thrive after heart disease. Our flagship product is Movn a virtual cardiac rehabilitation program that leverages evidence based guidelines, behavioral science, remote monitoring and personalized coaching to help patients recover to full health after a cardiac event. Movn is currently used by the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Highmark Health Plan, Kaiser Permanente Northwest and many more health systems across the US.

RF Surgical Systems

Venture Round in 2011
RF Surgical Systems, Inc. is the market leader in the detection and prevention of retained surgical sponges. The RF Surgical Detection System is the preferred solution in more than 1,500 operating rooms, trauma and labor and delivery suites nationwide. Since January 2011, more than 70 hospitals and surgical centers have joined the fast-growing list of care providers using RF Surgical Technology. RF Surgical Systems is based in Bellevue, Washington with R & D facilities in San Diego, California. The advanced technologies used in the RF Surgical Detection System are protected by U.S. patents. Regulatory clearance to market the system was granted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in November 2006.
Imago is a world class provider of metrology and analysis equipment serving the microelectronic and general research markets. We are committed to the development of the nanotechnology solutions required as the semiconductor, data storage and advanced materials industries increasingly enter the realm of nanotechnology.Imago provides time-to-market advantages to our customers through leading edge technology in the field of three-dimensional, nanoscale, metrology and analysis equipment. Our focus on and funding of advanced technology, together with our network of industrial collaborations, ensures that we continue to accelerate the development of these empowering metrology techniques. Imago's headquarters moved to a new, larger office and manufacturing facility in July 2006. The world-class applications lab includes two dual beam focused ion beams, two scanning electron microscopes, electro polishing equipment, a clean room area for specimen preparation, and a suite of Imago LEAP microscopes.
Progentec Diagnostics, Inc. develops a diagnostic test. It offers aiSLE DX, a platform that provides tests to help patients and their providers in managing the disease. The company’s tests include a flare prediction score, a reliable metric to proactively measure disease activity in SLE patients, and an early lupus diagnosis test. Progentec Diagnostics, Inc. was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Massdrop

Series A in 2014
Drop is a product company that uniquely uses data and insights from enthusiasts to create and curate innovative products that fuel passion. With new, diverse products featured every day, Drop empowers people across the globe to find and follow their interests, learn, share, shop, and participate in product development. Popular Drop categories include audio, tech, apparel, outdoors, and cooking. Founded in 2012, Drop is home to 7 million members. Drop is available on Drop.com and the Drop app.

Adometry By Google

Series C in 2010
Adometry by Google transforms the way the world’s top brands improve marketing performance. Acting as marketing's “system of record,” Adometry solves the complex challenge of integrating, measuring, and optimizing marketing performance across all channels―both online and offline. Combining and interpreting previously silo’d sources of data; the Adometry Marketing Intelligence Platform provides data-driven attribution, marketing mix modeling, and intelligent optimization recommendations across and within channels. As a result, marketers are able to identify their true impact on the customer journey and generate actionable insights that improve ROI.

Sun Basket

Venture Round in 2015
Sun Basket, Inc. engages in the online retail of organic ingredients and food recipes. It delivers lean and clean meals; and ingredients in gluten-free, paleo, and vegetarian options. The company was formerly known as Ospoto, Inc. Sun Basket, Inc. was incorporated in 2011 and is based in San Francisco, California with a distribution center in Westampton, New Jersey.

Skyryse, Inc.

Series A in 2017
Skyryse has developed a hardware and software operating system, FlightOS, to power all general aviation (GA) aircraft, enabling safer, more capable, and more accessible flight.  FlightOS is a common interface for pilots to be able to operate any aircraft - rotorcraft or fixed-wing - with the same controls, substantially reducing pilot fatigue and complexity while offering a step function improvement in flight safety and emergency management. With tens of hours of training, any pilot can safely fly any aircraft regardless of its engine/wing/rotor configuration, either from the cockpit or remotely. Founded in 2016, the company is headquartered in Los Angeles, California, United States.

SmartDrive Inc.

Venture Round in 2012
SmartDrive Inc. develops vehicle tracking and big data analytics solutions. The company offers data platform, which provides data about vehicle management, usage management, route optimization, accident, safe driving analysis, real time vehicle management services through GPS, dangerous area mapping etc. The company also offers devices such OBD and car charger. Additionally, the company offers DriveOn, an iPhone application and base hardware that promotes safe driving. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Shinagawa-ku, Japan.

Vendio

Series B in 1999
Vendio Services, Inc. (www.vendio.com) helps small to medium-sized merchants (SMM's) succeed by offering them an integrated solution to manage their sales seamlessly and cost-effectively across multiple online sales channels including their online store, Amazon.com, eBay, Google, Shopzilla, and more. Each year over 80,000 merchants use Vendio's award winning multi-channel platform and applications to sell nearly $2 billion in merchandise. The company also operates Dealio (www.dealio.com), a shopping and coupons site for consumers. Vendio is headquartered in San Mateo, California with a development office in Romania. In 2010, Vendio was acquired by Alibaba.com (HKSE: 1688) (1688.HK), the global leader in e-commerce for small businesses and the flagship company of Alibaba Group.

Aromyx Corporation

Seed Round in 2019
Aromyx has built a platform for the digital capture of scent and taste – including the EssenceChip™ taste and scent sensor – that puts the human olfactory and taste receptors onto a disposable biochip, with a digital readout. The Aromyx platform includes the Allegory software suite, AromaGraph family of visual analytics, recommended taste/scent recording standards, access to the growing Aromyx online database of taste and scent data and related machine-learning algorithms. Unlike chemical sensors or mass spectrometry, the Aromyx EssenceChip system shows the biochemical signals that a cup of coffee, a sniff of perfume or a glass of wine send to the brain, as mediated by the human nose and tongue.

Qpex Biopharma

Series A in 2018
Qpex Biopharma develops a pipeline of agents addressing critical needs for the treatment of infectious diseases. It develops multiple antibiotic drugs intended to combat antimicrobial resistance. The company's technology is focused on targeting the treatment of infectious diseases for both inpatient and outpatient cases, deep expertise in the discovery, development and regulatory approval of anti-infective medicines, including an extensive record of working with public/private partnerships focused on new antibiotics to combat antimicrobial resistance, enabling medical businesses optimal use of products and critical needs for the treatment of infectious diseases in the inpatient and outpatient settings. It was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

ASSIA

Series D in 2010
ASSIA, Inc provides broadband and Wi-Fi performance monitoring, management and optimization software to internet service providers (ISP), communications regulators, and wholesalers so they can improve customer quality of experience and satisfaction, reduce costs through operational efficiencies and increase revenues with new multi-media services.

Sandbox VR

Series A in 2019
Sandbox VR is a virtual reality startup that offers a premium, fully-immersive virtual reality experience. The company combines motion capture in real time with virtual reality technology to create a new medium that is the closest thing to the Star Trek holodeck that exists. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in San Mateo, California.

Kong

Series A in 2013
Kong powers API & microservices driven organizations with the world's popular open-source API Gateway and industry leading Enterprise solution including Kong (API Gateway/Administrative GUI/Dev Portal). Mashape is funded by tier 1 VC firms including Index Ventures, NEA, CRV, Stanford University, Jeff Bezos (Amazon) and Eric Schmidt (Google).

SigOpt

Series A in 2016
SigOpt's REST API can be easily integrated into any existing ML workflow. SigOpt suggests parameter configurations, and you report their performance. They continuously refine their models to suggest the next best configuration to try. Their black-box optimization approach means you only need to send SigOpt the parameter space, and your performance metric, not the underlying training data or model.

Catena Networks

Series B in 2000
Catena Networks develops broadband access systems that enable service providers to deploy voice, data, and video services. The company's products include The CNX-5 Broadband DSL System, a card-for-card upgrade solution for Lucent SLC-5 Digital Loop Carriers and The CN1000 Broadband Loop Carrier that enables service providers to deploy integrated plain old telephone service (POTS) and digital subscriber line (DSL) services and deliver voice, data and video services over copper and fiber infrastructures. It caters to local exchange carriers, postal telephone and telegraph operators, and other service providers. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in California, US with an additional office in Morrisville, North Carolina.

Radius Intelligence Inc.

Series B in 2013
Radius (www.radius.com) is the only Enterprise Customer Data Platform (CDP) on a mission to power data intelligence across all B2B applications, channels, and users. Built on The Network of Record™ - the most accurate and comprehensive B2B data ecosystem - and pioneering AI, Radius helps companies discover, manage and reach their audiences. With Radius, our customers have a single source of truth, a unified view of every possible customer, and the largest reach across more than 500 channels. Radius customers include Comcast, Sam’s Club, DexYP, Square, and many more. The company is backed by 8VC, BlueRun Ventures, and Founders Fund. Radius is headquartered in San Francisco.

Lightwave Microsystems Corporation

Series E in 2000
Lightwave Microsystems engages in the design, customization, and manufacture of a range of passive and active waveguide components and integrated devices.

Reflect Technologies, Inc.

Seed Round in 2016
Reflect Technologies, Inc. was acquired by Puppet, Inc. Reflect Technologies, Inc. develops and provides a data-visualization-as-a-service platform for software developers to add analytics capabilities to their own software. Its platform offers a studio and an API to developers for creating visualizations and embedded analytics for their customers. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is based in Portland, Oregon.

SeatGeek, Inc.

Series B in 2014
SeatGeek, Inc. operates a mobile ticketing marketplace and a ticket search engine that enables fans to buy and sell tickets for sports, concert, and theater events. It serves various organizations. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in New York, New York. It has additional offices in the United Kingdom, Israel, the Netherlands, Australia, and Italy. SeatGeek Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Scribnia, LLC.

Personalis

Series C in 2015
Personalis combines expertise both in the technology of sequencing and in interpretation, with an extensive history of peer-reviewed publication and commercial success. Broad adoption of medical genome interpretation will require accuracy befitting regulatory approval, both invariant detection and interpretation. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Menlo Park, California.

EdCast

Series C in 2018
EdCast is an AI-powered knowledge cloud for unified discovery, knowledge management, and personalized learning. EdCast aggregates all learning content including those from LMS, intranet, external providers, subject matter experts, and preferred resources on the web. The company's machine learning curation engine ensures that only the highest quality, most relevant, and contextual content is presented to your team. EdCast’s AI-based targeting engine learns about your team and makes continuous learning recommendations directly to where they are working – including Slack and Salesforce.

Medical Metrx Solutions

Series B in 2003
Medical Metrx Solutions, Inc. (formerly Medical Media Systems) is a medical technology and services company providing diagnostic quality 3-D virtual models of patient anatomy built from CT and MR scan data using the company’s proprietary modeling software. The company’s models — which contain more precise quantitative measurement information than competitors’ offerings — are provided to interventional radiologists and vascular surgeons who use them for pre-operative planning and post-operative surveillance of their patients’ conditions. The company was acquired by AIG Altaris Health Partners in 2005.

Aryaka Networks

Series A in 2010
[Aryaka](http://www.aryaka.com)'s Global SD-WAN provides optimized, software-defined network connectivity and application acceleration to globally distributed enterprises. Aryaka’s services have over 10 million users across more than 4,000 sites. Leading brands such as Skullcandy, Air China, Freescale Semiconductor, and ThoughtWorks, as well as partners such as Microsoft Azure, AWS, Intelisys, and SK Broadband, have all chosen Aryaka for their enterprise-grade networking needs.

Intrinsic Graphics Inc.

Seed Round in 2016
Intrinsic Graphics Inc. provides a solution that enables developers to secure Node.js apps from bugs, exploits, and malicious code. It offers a direct enforcement mechanism to ensure that the code abides by the specified security policies of the developer. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is based in Mountain View, California.

Rubicon Project

Series B in 2008
Rubicon Project (NYSE: RUBI) has engineered the Advertising Automation Cloud, one of the largest real-time cloud and Big Data computing systems. The Company's mission is to automate the buying and selling of advertising by offering innovative products to connect buyers and sellers globally.

Onvia

Venture Round in 1999
As of November 17, 2017, operates as a subsidiary of Project Diamond Intermediate Holdings Corporation.