Western Technology Investment

Founded in 1980, WTI is a leading venture debt firm that has provided over $3 billion of debt and equity capital to technology and life science companies ranging from early-stage private companies to publicly-traded companies. The firm's investments range from $250k to $30M and are structured as fully usable, unrestricted growth capital. WTI's 13th fund builds upon the success of the firm's 30-year history, which includes investments in companies such as Brocade, Cerent, Facebook, Google, IDEC Pharma-ceuticals, Infoseek, IronPort, Juniper Networks, NanoSolar, Postini, Transmeta, VeriSign, and many others. The firm's most recent fund is Venture Lending & Leasing VI, with $294,000,000. Western Technology looks to invest in companies with a minimum of $25 million in sales per year within 5 years. Through the firm's venture lending operations, WTI entities hold warrants in numerous client companies. In selected cases, WTI provides equity capital in conjunction with debt financing.

Jon Beizer

Investment Partner

Josh Brody

Investment Partner

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Maddy Burleson

Associate

Jay Cohan

Investment Partner

Lynda Colletta

Director of Administration

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Martin Eng

CFO and VP of Administration

Ross Glasser

Principal

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Dave Gravano

Investment Partner

Patrick Lee

Partner

Bruce Levin

VP of Finance

Rudy Ruano

Investment Partner

Hagi Schwartz

Venture Partner

Ron Swenson

Partner Emeritus

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Jared Thear

CFO, Cco and Administrative Partner

David Wanek

Investment Partner

Patrick Ward

Sr Associate Portfolio Manager

Maurice Werdegar

Investment Partner, CEO

393 past transactions

WedPics

Series B in 2015
WedPics is a mobile and web-based photosharing app created specifically to capture the entire wedding experience. Available on both iPhones and Androids, guests can share their photos to one single album for the Bride and Groom, solving the universal problem for Wedding Couples everywhere. WedPics is fully interactive with the ability to comment, "Love" and share with existing social networks. They’ve included 5 custom filters to make every guest a personal wedding photographer on these special occasions. For those who choose to capture these special moments on traditional digital cameras, they can upload their photos via the web directly to the Wedding Couple’s WedPics album. WedPics replaces the need for the archaic, low-quality use of disposable cameras and brings Weddings into the era of smartphone/mobile technology. WedPics is developed by Deja mi Inc., a Raleigh, North Carolina based mobile/web photo app development company. Their initial app, also named "Deja mi," allowed users to explore and discover venues around them-through crowdsourced content-in real-time. The team's focus shifted in early 2012 to a more niche market: weddings. Shortly after they launched WedPics.

Trust & Will

Seed Round in 2019
Trust & Will is an online service providing legal forms and information that makes creating estate planning easy, fast, and secure. It is not a law firm and is not a substitute for a lawyer’s advice about complex estate planning. The company is backed by some venture capital firms including Revolution’s Rise of the Rest, Western Technology Investments, Luma Launch, Halogen Ventures, and Techstars, as well as angel investors. Trust & Will was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.

Aristos Logic

Series F in 2006
Aristos Logic Corporation provides RAID solutions for the data storage industry for original equipment manufacturer suppliers of storage systems and servers. It offers RAID storage processors and software for storage systems. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Foothill Ranch, California. As of September 3, 2008, Aristos Logic Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Adaptec, Inc.

Clover Health

Series D in 2017
Clover Health is a provider of Medicare Advantage health plans to older Americans. The company operates a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) platform to improve the quality of life of its members and physicians. Its platform utilizes patient-centered analytics and a dedicated care management team to identify potential risks and directly provide preventive care, thereby enabling patients and their health care providers to reduce avoidable spending as well as identify and manage chronic diseases. Clover uses sophisticated analytics and custom software to direct its own clinical staff to proactively fill in gaps in the care of its members.

Gshopper

Debt Financing in 2018
Gshopper operates a cross-border e-commerce platform to sells various products. Its product categories include electronics, cosmetics, health, kids, and outdoor. The company is based in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong.

Mantara

Private Equity Round in 2012
Mantara is transforming the world of securities trading by delivering advanced technology solutions that fulfill the market demand for integrated multi-asset, high-speed trading and analytics. Mantara is committed to transforming the way that equities, options and futures are traded worldwide. Fueled by demand for trading efficiency, transparency and functionality, Mantara is driving the development and delivery of an entirely new class of solutions that raise the bar and exceed market expectations for this space.

Onix Microsystems

Debt Financing in 2001
OniX Microsystems designs, develops, and supplies micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS)-based all-optical switching engines for telecommunications equipment suppliers. Its products cover optical switching needs, including network protection and provisioning, optical add and drop multiplexing, and optical cross connects. It also offers MEMS design and photonic packaging services. OniX Microsystems was founded in 1998 and was headquartered in Richmond, California.

SocialChorus, Inc.

Series C in 2018
Agility is the greatest advantage in the modern marketplace. Enterprises that can’t adapt quickly can’t win. So we’ve made it our mission to help companies act proactively and react rapidly to achieve their business goals. The SocialChorus FirstUp platform is the communications backbone of the enterprise, enabling organizations to reach every employee–from the front line to the C-suite—with targeted information at the right time, in the right place and in the right language. At the same time, it unifies the digital workplace, giving workers personalized access to all the systems, resources and applications they need to do their jobs. Employees get a simplified workflow that helps them be more productive, while companies get enterprise-wide analytics and valuable intelligence on their workforce. That’s why the world’s largest employers, like Amazon, Ford and ABInBev, choose SocialChorus to move their business forward.

Urban Media

Debt Financing in 2000
UrbanMediaTM is a next-generation On-site Service Provider (OSP) that delivers FREE and open access to the broadband Internet economy. UrbanMedia furthers this unprecedented service by providing each desktop with e-business services, content and applications through the innovative UrbanCenter. Businesses located in UrbanMedia powered buildings can compete more effectively by capitalizing on the inherent opportunities in business-to-business e-commerce.

Bluebox

Venture Round in 2015
Bluebox Security, Inc. operates as a stealth startup tackling enterprise mobile security company. It offers Dexter, a Web-based user interface to help researchers and enterprise security teams to analyze applications for malware and vulnerabilities. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in San Francisco, California. As per the transaction announced on April 8, 2016, Bluebox Security, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Lookout, Inc.

BitWave

Series A in 2004
Since its inception, BitWave has been dedicated to the development of a universal programmable transceiver, the Softransceiver RFIC. The technology will allow wireless carriers and cell phone manufacturers to deploy more services and devices in less time with additional functionality.

AcuFocus, Inc.

Venture Round in 2014
Acufocus, Inc., a medical device company, engages in the research, development, and marketing of solutions for the treatment of presbyopia. The company develops KAMRA, a corner inlay for the treatment of near vision loss that allows patients to see near and intermediate objects clearly; and AcuTarget, a system that is used to guide surgeons on surgical placement of the KAMRA. Its products are used in eye care centers in the United States, Asia, and Europe. Acufocus, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is based in Irvine, California.

Calient Technologies

Venture Round in 2019
Calient provides high-density 3D MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) optical circuit switching for software-defined networks and data centers. Its optical circuit switching technology is used by service providers, cloud computing, content delivery, and government networks. This offers businesses with adaptive photonic switching systems that enable dynamic optical layer optimization in software-defined networks and data centers. The company’s 3D-MEMS switches enable dynamic optical-layer sharing, optimization, and automation of high-performance test, compute, and network resources in data centers, optical transport networks, and DevOps test automation facilities. Calient Technologies was established in 1999 and is headquartered in Goleta, California.

Spinal Singularity Inc.

Seed Round in 2017
At Spinal Singularity, they design devices to improve the quality of life for people with Spinal Cord Injury and Disease. Their first product, The Connected Catheter, will revolutionize the way millions of people deal manage their bladders.

Bacterin International Holdings

Venture Round in 2010
Bacterin is a medical device company and accredited tissue bank that designs, processes, manufactures, and markets advanced medical products. Using designs focused on efficacy and safety for the patient, and functionality and ease of use for the surgeon, our innovative products fulfill niche needs in the industry. Our Biologics Division, has revolutionized the handling characteristics of allograft bone while maintaining many of the benefits that are native functions of autograft bone. Our OsteoSponge® product line has a highly osteoconductive matrix that is essential for neovascularization and bone formation, while exhibiting osteoinductive properties by exposing native BMP’s and growth factors. In addition to OsteoSponge®, Bacterin Biologics has an allograft portfolio designed specifically to meet the needs of the Spine, Cranio-maxillofacial, reconstructive, and trauma markets.

CytoVale

Series B in 2019
CytoVale, Inc. develops biomarkers based on the mechanical properties of individual cells/mechanomics. It uses microfluidics to route and physically probe individual cells. CytoVale, Inc. was incorporated in 2012 and is based in San Francisco, California.

CyberHeart

Series A in 2008
CyberHeart, Inc, a clinical development-stage company, engages in developing non-invasive robotic ablation treatment for cardiac arrhythmias. Its products include CyberHeart System, a proprietary technology and medical software. The company's product is used by radiation oncologists, medical physicists, electrophysiologists, and cardiac surgeons for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, such as atrial fibrillation or ventricular tachycardia. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Mountain View, California. As of April 30, 2019, CyberHeart, Inc operates as a subsidiary of Varian Medical Systems, Inc.

CiraNova

Series A in 2003
Ciranova, Inc. operates as an electronic design automation company. It focuses on building interoperable tools for custom chip designers to create new and/or migrate legacy analog IP. It offers products, such as PyCell Studio, which helps designers reduce the time and cost of PCell and layout generator creation for deep submicron processes; and PCell Xtreme, which enables the migration of PCells created in proprietary languages into multi-vendor OpenAccess flows. It provides custom layout generator development, Python code development consulting, custom layout consulting, and analog and mixed signal design services. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Pixalate

Venture Round in 2021
Pixalate is a global intelligence platform and real-time fraud protection provider. Pixalate is a Media Rating Council certified vendor for display ad viewability. It was founded in 2012 and headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

AxioMed LLC

Series D in 2013
AxioMed LLC designs and develops a disc replacement device that facilitates neck pain relief and restores normal spinal functions for patients with degenerative disc disease. AxioMed LLC was formerly known as AxioMed Spine Corporation and changed its name to AxioMed LLC in November 2014. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Malden, Massachusetts.

Awair

Venture Round in 2016
Awair helps people to stay healthy and safe in all indoor environments. They design products that complement you and your home or office while equipping you with insights and personalized solutions. Though they build technology, their products shouldn’t feel like technology. Their products enable you to have pride in all aspects of your environment. Their suite of connected products provides a full-stack solution to know, conquer, and breathe easy in your environments. The goal is to completely change how we design and build their homes and offices, empowering all of us to make healthier and smarter decisions every day. Awair was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, USA.

DisplayLink Corp.

Debt Financing in 2011
DisplayLink develops hardware and software solutions to enable easy connectivity between monitors, virtual reality HMDs and computing devices over standard interfaces such as USB, Ethernet, and wireless networks. DisplayLink’s enterprise technology increases productivity and ease-of-use in the multi-display workspace and is deployed to millions of users through globally branded PC products. DisplayLink’s XR solution enables a fully immersive, cable-free experience for virtual reality users.

Anutra Medical, Inc.

Venture Round in 2016
Anutra Medical is a medical device company focusing on helping clinicians provide better patient care for their practice. The company is leveraging the science of buffering local anesthetics through its innovative and revolutionary delivery system. Anutra's system reduces the burning sensation a patient feels when they receive an injection, offers smooth, a streamlined flow, saves significant time, and improves the entire dental experience for patients, enabling dentists to increase their efficiency, predictability, and profitability.

SmartDrive Inc.

Series D in 2007
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.

Alere Inc.

Debt Financing in 2003
Alere Inc., formerly Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc., provides diagnostics and health management solutions. The Company's products and services are focused on infectious disease, cardiology, oncology, drugs of abuse and women's health. Its brands range from over-the-counter tests to lab-based diagnostics to integrated home monitoring solutions. The Company's brands include Acceava Mono cassette, Alere Home Monitoring, AtheNA Multi-Lyte Test System, BinaxNOW, Cholestech LDX, Clearview iFOB Complete, Determine HBsAg, DoubleCheckGold and ImmunoComb. The Company has operations in North America, Europe and Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Latin America and Africa.

BounceX

Venture Round in 2014
Wunderkind is a leading performance marketing engine that delivers tailored experiences at scale. Digital businesses use Wunderkind to remember who users are better than ever before, allowing them to deliver high-performing, one-to-one messages on websites, through emails and texts, and in ads at a scale that’s not otherwise possible. Wunderkind drives $1.2 billion dollars annually in directly attributable revenue for top e-commerce brands like Uniqlo, Sonos and HelloFresh, often ranking as a top-3 revenue channel in their own analytics. Wunderkind is maniacally obsessed with ROI and aims to be the infrastructural interface between individuals and brands in a world where consumers choose what they want, from whom, and when. Learn more at wunderkind.co.

Bombfell, Inc.

Seed Round in 2013
Bombfell, Inc. provides an online, priced curation-powered clothing and styling solution for men. The company offers a dedicated personal stylist who is matched with clients to pick out and send clothing outfits based on the client’s fit and taste. Further, the company allows customers to only pay for clothes they keep, with free shipping and returns, without any styling fee or commitment. Additionally, it offers looks for the office, and allows customers to preview and approve before the order ships with no subscriptions. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in New York, New York.

AltspaceVR, Inc.

Series A in 2015
AltspaceVR is a virtual reality software company. AltspaceVR is bringing two-dimensional web content into shared virtual spaces, and extending the web to create fully holographic experiences. Through the software users will be able to watch streaming video, play games, and get work done, together and entirely inside of virtual reality. The software is powered by, and fully embraces, the modern open web.

LanzaTech

Debt Financing in 2012
LanzaTech, Inc., a carbon recycling company, produces fuel ethanol from renewable non-food resources that include industrial flue gases and other waste gases, such as those produced from the gasification of municipal solid waste and waste biomass. The company also develops bio-catalytic toolkits for gas fermentation microbe. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is based in Skokie, Illinois. It has additional offices in Roselle, Illinois; Shanghai, China; and Gurgaon, India.

Facebook

Angel Round in 2004
Facebook is an online social networking service that allows its users to connect with friends and family as well as make new connections. It provides its users with the ability to create a profile, update information, add images, send friend requests, and accept requests from other users. Its features include status update, photo tagging and sharing, and more. Facebook’s profile structure includes a timeline, information related to the user, images of the user, images added by friends of the user, notes, pages, groups, and more. It enables its users to create pages related to entertainment, sports, business, finance, preferences, hobbies, culture, religion, causes, organizations, and a number of other categories. It also enables its users to join or create groups related to a vast number of categories. With millions of more users, [Friendster] attempted to acquire the company for $10 million in mid-2004. Facebook turned down the offer and subsequently received $12.7 million in funding from [Accel Partners] at a valuation of around $100 million. Facebook continued to grow opening up to high school students in September 2005 and adding a photo-sharing feature the next month. The next spring, Facebook received $25 million in funding from [Greylock Partners] and [Meritech Capital] as well as previous investors [Accel Partners] and [Peter Thiel]. The pre-money valuation for this deal was about $525 million. Facebook subsequently opened up to work networks eventually amassing over 20,000 work networks. Finally, in September 2006, Facebook was opened to anyone with an email address. Facebook continued to receive funding most notably in January 2011 receiving $1.5 billion and valuing the company at $50 billion. A year later in February 2012, Facebook announced that it was filing for its long-anticipated initial public offering. The company went public on May 18, 2012 opening in [NASDAQ] with shares trading at $42.05. Facebook announced positive numbers in February 2012 upon filing for its IPO. As of July 2013 over 1.15 billion users have logged into Facebook every month and 669 million users daily. Mobile users now make up half of Facebook’s user base with 819 million monthly actives. Facebook is one of the most trafficked sites in the United States. Additionally, Facebook is the top photo-sharing site with 250 million photos uploaded per day. The company has a strategic partnership with AXA Group to develop marketing and commercial collaboration in the digital, social, and mobile sphere. Facebook is currently the owner of many applications and services such as Pagemodo Pagebuilder, [RSS Graffiti], Huddle, and more. It is the world’s largest social network with over 1.32 billion monthly active users. Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg in Menlo Park, California in 2004.

Identiv

Debt Financing in 2017
Identiv (formerly SCM Microsystems) is a global security technology company that establishes trust in the connected world, including premises, information, and everyday items. Identiv’s motto is Trust Your World. Global organizations in the government, education, retail, transportation, healthcare, and other markets rely upon Identiv’s trust solutions to reduce risk, achieve compliance, and protect brand identity. Identiv’s trust solutions allow customers to trust their buildings, networks, information, systems, services, and even everyday items — and are implemented using standards-based technology, such as digital certificates, mobility, and cloud services. Identiv’s platform for delivering these solutions is Identiv Trust Services (ITS). Identiv is a publicly traded company and its common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market in the U.S. under the symbol “INVE."

Corona Labs

Series A in 2012
Corona Labs (formerly known as Ansca Mobile) is the maker of Corona SDK, a cross-platform mobile development framework. Using Corona, developers can make graphically rich apps for iOS, Android, Amazon's Kindle Fire and Barnes & Noble's NOOK. Corona SDK has been used by more than 150,000 developers worldwide and Corona-made apps have had more than 1,000,000,000 sessions in 2012 alone.

Stitch Fix

Series C in 2014
Stitch Fix, Inc. sells a range of apparel, shoes, and accessories through its Website and mobile app in the United States. It offers denim, dresses, blouses, skirts, shoes, jewelry, and handbags for men, women, and kids under the Stitch Fix brand. The company was formerly known as rack habit inc. and changed its name to Stitch Fix, Inc. in October 2011. Stitch Fix, Inc. was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Pathrise

Series A in 2021
Pathrise LLC offers career advice to young professionals and students. The company provides classes on career development and management. It includes software engineering, product, strategy and ops, product design, data science, and marketing services. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in San Francisco, California.

AppStack

Seed Round in 2012
AppStack is a mobile and web ad optimization company and is also a reseller of Google ads. It collects granular network data in order to better target customers and campaigns. It was acquired by Acquisio in 2013.

Bluesmart, Inc.

Seed Round in 2015
Bluesmart develops Internet connected travel products that include physical products combined with software. It offers Bluesmart app, a solution that allows users to control suitcases from their phones, receive smart alerts, and track their travel data to get insights about travel habits. Bluesmart also provides digital lock solutions for luggage and its contents; battery charging and location tracking solutions; and distance alerts and trip data. Alejo Verlini, Brian Chen, Diego Saez-Gil, Martin Diz, and Tomi Pierucci founded it on Novermber 5, 2013, with its headquarters in Mountain View in California.

Rated People Ltd.

Venture Round in 2014
They are the UK’s number 1 online marketplace connecting good homeowners with good tradespeople. Everything they do works towards their vision of better homes, better work and better lives. Over 1,000,000 jobs are posted on their site every year by homeowners. Over 50,000 tradespeople use us to find work, grow their reputation and expand their business. Covering over 30 trades, they’ll do everything from giving a place a new lick of paint to building the foundations of a home with endless potential.

Yada

Pre Seed Round in 2019
Yada is a platform for teens to share and gather advice. Our app allows for the easy creation and collection of “threads,” which are tappable cards that pair written content with expandable media.

Talage, Inc.

Series A in 2020
Talage, Inc. operates an online software platform the provides insurance brokerage services to small businesses. The company helps users to compare and purchase commercial insurance policy. Talage, Inc. was founded in 2015 and is based in Reno, Nevada.

Karamba Security Ltd.

Series B in 2018
Karamba Security's patented software detects and prevents cyberattacks on a wide variety of connected devices and systems, including automotive ECUs, Industry 4.0 controllers, enterprise edge devices, and IoT endpoints. Karamba's security solutions are embedded within devices and work automatically, without any need for customer operation and with negligible performance impact.

Cloudmark

Series C in 2004
Cloudmark builds messaging security software that protects communications service provider networks and their subscribers against the widest range of messaging threats. Only Cloudmark Security Platform™ delivers instant security and control across diverse messaging environments, enabling communications service providers to create a safe user experience, protect revenue and safeguard their brand, while streamlining infrastructure and reducing operational costs. Cloudmark’s patented solutions protect more than 120 tier-one customers worldwide, including AT&T, Verizon, Swisscom, Comcast, Cox and NTT.

Ustream, Inc.

Seed Round in 2007
Ustream, Inc. provides cloud-based end-to-end video solutions for media and enterprises. It offers Ustream Pro Broadcasting that provides live video streaming at scale; Ustream Align, which enables secure internal employee communications; and Ustream Demand that enables marketers to collect and automate leads into marketing workflows, and manage live and on-demand videos from a single dashboard. The company also enables users to broadcast from Web, mobile, desktop, and Ustream certified devices; and provides LiveAd, a live video advertising platform. In addition, it offers event production and management services, such as video production, live video encoding, event management, and distribution and promotion services; and developer APIs and SDKs for live streaming. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Mountain View, California. As of January 21, 2016, Ustream, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of International Business Machines Corporation.

Calista Technologies

Series A in 2007
Calista Technologies does desktop virtualization and focuses on low user cost and normal desktop feel.

Daylight Solutions, Inc.

Series A in 2007
Daylight Solutions, Inc. manufactures molecular detection and imaging instruments for the medical diagnostics, homeland security, military, and industrial/environmental monitoring applications. The company also manufactures tunable lasers and tiny tunables for original equipment manufacture and scientific applications. It offers solutions for non-invasive medical diagnostics, medical imaging, and drug discovery applications in biomedical field; for detection and alert applications in military markets; for detection applications in homeland security market; and for process monitoring and leak detection applications in industrial market. Daylight Solutions, Inc., through distributors, offers its solutions in China, Japan, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Spain, Sweden, Norway, and Finland. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Poway, California.

Tango Card

Debt Financing in 2017
Tango Card provides leading incentive-delivery technology to organizations in the B2B space. Globally, enterprise companies use this technology to deliver an extensive catalog of domestic and global e-gift cards as part of consumer loyalty programs, sales incentive programs, health and wellness engagement, and employee recognition. Tango Card believes instantly delivering the most desirable rewards maximizes impact and drives real business results. This belief is woven into Tango Card’s industry-leading products: RaaS API, which integrates digital rewards into web platforms and applications, and Rewards Genius™, a self-serve portal for administering rewards.

BriteCo

Series A in 2022
Their cloud-based BriteCo Appraisal Management System is the gateway to making the jeweler’s life easier and more productive—-and customers happier and more secure with immediate insurance coverage of their fine jewelry and watches.

Health IQ

Seed Round in 2014
Their mission: to increase health literacy around the world Over the last 100 years, the world’s language literacy has increased significantly. Their challenge over the next 100 years is to increase the world’s health literacy. They believe the best way to create change is to celebrate the people who are dedicated to their health, rather than harass the people who are not. The Health Conscious are the unsung heroes — the people who don’t get credit for their hard work. Help us spread health literacy to every corner of the world.

Tango Card

Series B in 2013
Tango Card provides leading incentive-delivery technology to organizations in the B2B space. Globally, enterprise companies use this technology to deliver an extensive catalog of domestic and global e-gift cards as part of consumer loyalty programs, sales incentive programs, health and wellness engagement, and employee recognition. Tango Card believes instantly delivering the most desirable rewards maximizes impact and drives real business results. This belief is woven into Tango Card’s industry-leading products: RaaS API, which integrates digital rewards into web platforms and applications, and Rewards Genius™, a self-serve portal for administering rewards.

Livio Radio

Series C in 2012
Myine Electronics, LLC, doing business as Livio Radio, designs and manufactures electronic audio products. Its products include Bluetooth Internet radio car kits for iPhones and Android phones, and car audio players. The company also provides Livio Connect API, a middleware framework protocol that enables hardware to connect to and interact with various mobile phone applications. It offers its products through retailers, resellers, and online. Myine Electronics, LLC was formerly known as Myine Corporation. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Ferndale, Michigan.

iolon, inc.

Debt Financing in 2002
iolon, Inc., is a privately held optical networking components company. The company provides high performance tunable devices for advanced fiber optic networks. iolon s initial product is a high-powered, external cavity, tunable laser source ideal for high bit rate, long haul applications. Future product lines include tunable filters, optical switches, polarization controllers, spectral monitors and universal transponders. iolon s platform technology enables advanced automation for high volume manufacturing based on patented micro-optics, MEMS and advanced servo control technologies.

Merlin Labs

Series A in 2021
Merlin Labs is building an autonomous infrastructure for the sky above us, enabling goods, and eventually people, to fly without pilots.

Kobo360

Seed Round in 2018
Kobo360 is a tech-enabled digital logistics platform that aggregates end-to-end haulage operations to help cargo owners, truck owners, and drivers, and cargo recipients to achieve an efficient supply chain framework. Through an all-in-one robust logistics ecosystem, Kobo uses big data and technology to reduce logistics frictions, empowering rural farmers to earn more by reducing farm wastages and helping manufacturers of all sizes to find new markets. Kobo enables unprecedented efficiency and cost reduction in the supply chain, providing 360-visibility while delivering products of all sizes safely, on time and in full. The Kobo mission is to build the Global Logistics Operating System that will power trade and commerce across Africa and Emerging Markets. The company is also preparing to enter the agro-trading space by creating a marketplace that links farmers with buyers all over the world. The marketplace will effectively eliminate the high cost of middlemen for smallholder farmers and significantly improve profits. Ife Oyedele ll and Obi Ozor founded it in 2017 and is headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria.

IntelinAir

Debt Financing in 2016
IntelinAir, Inc. develops technology solutions that deliver actionable intelligence from aerial data for quick decision making in mission-critical applications. The company’s SafeSmart technology provides precision flight and data analysis capabilities. Its products include SafeSmart RD-100 UAV, a lightweight, flexible multirotor platform for academic research and development; and SafeSmart RD-200 UAV, a flexible multirotor platform for academic researchers. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in San Jose, California.

PEAK Surgical

Series B in 2006
PEAK Surgical is a medical device company that is committed to providing physicians with surgical tools that have the precision of a scalpel and the bleeding control of traditional electrosurgery without the extensive collateral damage – a revolutionary benefit that fills a critical market gap. The PEAK Surgery System is cleared for use in general, plastic and reconstructive, ENT, gynecologic, orthopedic, arthroscopic, spinal and neurological surgical procedures in the United States and for use in general surgery in the EU. PEAK Surgical is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Axonius, Inc.

Series C in 2020
Axonius, Inc. develops a cybersecurity platform to secure and manage connected devices in use by businesses. It enables enterprises manage their mobile, compute, and IoT devices, as well as see which devices are active on their networks and control them. Its features include integration of new device types through a simple to use adapter API and plug-in framework, secure sharing of adaptors and plug-ins across the organization, and deployment on premise or in the cloud. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Pathway Genomics

Series A in 2009
Pathway Genomics Corporation operates a clinical laboratory to provide commercial genetic testing services to physicians and their patients in the United States and internationally. The company offers test services in the areas of liquid biopsy, hereditary cancer, general health and wellness, pharmacogenomics, and carrier screening, as well as corporate wellness services. Its testing services cover various conditions, including cancer risk, cardiac health, inherited diseases, and nutrition and exercise response, as well as drug response for specific medications that are used in pain management and mental health. Pathway Genomics Corporation has strategic partnerships with Standard Process and Rainbow Genomics. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is based in San Diego, California.

Energy Inside

Venture Round in 2012
DailyFeats is a provider of software products and services. It operates a website as well as develops software applications that help people set goals to improve their lives. DailyFeats applications allow users to earn points for completing their goals and redeem their points for savings from national brands or partner donations to non-profits. The company was established in 2008 in New York, New York.

PixelFish

Venture Round in 2011
PixelFish, Inc. is a provider of video advertising solutions primarily for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and their advertising partners. The company has a platform that allows users to create and optimize the most affordable and effective custom video ads. PixelFish provides online applications, which enable a range of video solutions that meet the varying needs and budgets of SMBs, supported by its global network of more than 2,500 professional videographers. PixelFish provides video ads for Google, Yellowbook and many other search, directory and ad network providers. PixelFish is a privately-held corporation headquartered in Torrance, California, with additional locations in New York and Hyderabad, India.

ProStor Systems

Venture Round in 2005
ProStor Systems provides industry-leading solutions for the cost-effective, long-term storage of digital information. ProStor's RDX® removable disk technology is shipped by leading server manufacturers Dell, HP, IBM, and others who combined have shipped over 100 petabytes to 200,000 customers worldwide. ProStor InfiniVault® is the most cost-effective storage system for the long-term retention of data and images. Find out for your organization the savings possible implementing a ProStor InfiniVault solution with their Economic Calculator.

FLYR, Inc.

Seed Round in 2015
FLYR Labs brings together the best technologists to radically transform air travel through cutting edge technologies that are years ahead of what has been commercially available. We solve complex problems with beautifully engineered solutions that rely on Deep Learning (AI) and our end-to-end Managed Data Infrastructure to help leading airlines around the world unlock their full potential. With our Cirrus Business Intelligence™ Platform, we provide airlines with the insight and intelligence for making the best-informed decisions, automated or by leading you and your teams in the right direction. It has never been easier to answer sophisticated questions, enable AI-based revenue maximization, and simulate highly-complex scenarios.

RelianceHMO

Seed Round in 2017
Reliance HMO is a technology driven health insurance company.

Livio Radio

Series C in 2012
Myine Electronics, LLC, doing business as Livio Radio, designs and manufactures electronic audio products. Its products include Bluetooth Internet radio car kits for iPhones and Android phones, and car audio players. The company also provides Livio Connect API, a middleware framework protocol that enables hardware to connect to and interact with various mobile phone applications. It offers its products through retailers, resellers, and online. Myine Electronics, LLC was formerly known as Myine Corporation. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Ferndale, Michigan.

Axonius, Inc.

Series A in 2019
Axonius, Inc. develops a cybersecurity platform to secure and manage connected devices in use by businesses. It enables enterprises manage their mobile, compute, and IoT devices, as well as see which devices are active on their networks and control them. Its features include integration of new device types through a simple to use adapter API and plug-in framework, secure sharing of adaptors and plug-ins across the organization, and deployment on premise or in the cloud. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Tel Aviv, Israel.

C8 MediSensors

Series C in 2012
C8 MediSensors, Inc., a San Jose, CA-based developer of non-invasive continuous glucose monitors for diabetic patients.

Uvaro

Pre Seed Round in 2020
Uvaro offers a 12-week training program with live classes, $0 upfront tuition, paid internships and agency services to land you a great job in tech sales. Our average student lands their new role in less than 17 days from graduation at more than 2x their previous income. No prior experience is required.

ClearBanc

Series A in 2018
Clearbanc provides growth capital for web-enabled businesses through its 20-minute term sheet. The company offers fast, affordable growth capital to eCommerce and B2B/SaaS companies. Its investments range from $10K - $10M and its portfolio spans small businesses across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom to some of the fastest-growing consumer brands. Launched in 2015, Clearbanc uses proprietary underwriting technology to offer more capital at quicker speeds and more flexible terms than other financing alternatives.

Metricly

Debt Financing in 2018
Metricly replaces human guesswork with behavior learning technology to automate cloud monitoring and IT operations performance analysis. The company’s software solution is offered as a service (SaaS) and on-premise, and allows users to visualize, isolate, and proactively address IT performance issues across a variety of data sources before they impact the business.

Tango Card

Series B in 2014
Tango Card provides leading incentive-delivery technology to organizations in the B2B space. Globally, enterprise companies use this technology to deliver an extensive catalog of domestic and global e-gift cards as part of consumer loyalty programs, sales incentive programs, health and wellness engagement, and employee recognition. Tango Card believes instantly delivering the most desirable rewards maximizes impact and drives real business results. This belief is woven into Tango Card’s industry-leading products: RaaS API, which integrates digital rewards into web platforms and applications, and Rewards Genius™, a self-serve portal for administering rewards.

Replicated

Seed Round in 2015
Replicated extends an existing cloud based SaaS product into a version that is easily installed, licensed, managed & supported in their customers' private environment (on-prem data center or private cloud). Unlike current substitutes (VMs), we do this without the SaaS vendor needing to maintain a secondary product/code base, or build licensing/updating/support features unnecessary for the public cloud version.

Amino Payments

Seed Round in 2019
Amino is a payments company that combines technologies from blockchain, payments, and advertising to bring transparency to online advertising. With a founding team comprised of co-founders of Integral Ad Science, Monetate, and Sailthru, Amino lifts the shroud from the media supply chain and eliminates fraud, waste, and abuse, making the entire industry more transparent and cost-effective.

Xceedium

Series B in 2012
Xceedium is a leading provider of zero trust privileged access management solutions. Xceedium products are used by large enterprises and global government agencies to meet stringent security and compliance needs. Xceedium's world-class technology allows organizations to control access to their networks based on who the user is, and contains the user to explicit resources, which eliminates the risk of allowing untrusted third parties and privileged users on their networks. The company's technology secures and enforces policies for privileged user and application-to-application passwords. Coupled with cutting edge monitoring capabilities, Xceedium enables commercial and government organizations to address and prove compliance with requirements including PCI DSS, FISMA, NIST-800.53, HIPAA and NERC CIP. Xceedium products are FIPS 140-2 Level 2 and Common Criteria EAL4+ certified.

Xlumena

Series B in 2011
Xlumena, Inc. develops image-guided therapeutic endoscopy products for the field of medicine. It provides AXIOS Stent and Delivery System, a stent for the treatment of pancreatic pseudocysts; and NAVIX Access Device for the treatment of pancreatic pseudocysts. Xlumena, Inc. was formerly known as Novatech, Inc. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Mountain View, California. As of April 2, 2015, Xlumena, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Boston Scientific Corporation.

Stratos, Inc.

Venture Round in 2014
Stratos, Inc. develops mobile payment solutions. The company offers Stratos, a Bluetooth connected card platform that combines plastic cards into a single card. Its platform enables users to load credit, debit, loyalty, membership, and gift cards onto the Stratos card and use it as traditional cards in restaurants, bars, ATMs, parking meters, and more. Its technology works with point-of-sale terminals; and helps in protecting consumers, merchants, and banks from fraud. Stratos, Inc. was formerly known as Protean Payment, Inc. and changed its name to Stratos, Inc. in October 2014. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

ELOQUII Design, Inc.

Series A in 2014
ELOQUII Design, Inc. designs and sells fashion apparel for women. It provides dresses, tops, pants and jeans shorts, kady fit pants, skirts, denims and chambrays, leggings, suits, jackets, jumpsuits, swim cover ups, shoes, jewelry, sunglasses and tights, belts, and shapewear. The company sells its products online; and ships its products to the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. ELOQUII Design, Inc. was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Columbus, Ohio with a store in Atlanta, Georgia. As of December 31, 2018, ELOQUII Design, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Walmart Inc.

Azuro

Series B in 2009
Azuro is an electronic design automation (EDA) company supplying software tools to design digital semiconductor chips. The company's clock tree synthesis and physical optimization technologies make chips faster, reduce chip power and accelerate chip time to market. Customers of Azuro's software include Broadcom, Cambridge Silicon Radio, NVIDIA, ST Microelectronics, and Texas Instruments. The company was founded in 2002, and has completed over 40 tapeouts since launching its first product in 2005. Azuro is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA with R&D in Cambridge, UK, and is privately held.

InboxQ

Angel Round in 2010
InboxQ is a browser extension that delivers a persistent stream of questions from Twitter directly to you. There is no better way to engage with potential customers than by using your expertise to help them solve their problems.

Parklet

Seed Round in 2015
Parklet, we believe that a company's most valuable and scarce resource is its people. Organizations that drive decision making by optimizing the value of their people will be successful. We are empowering people centric decision making by writing software that understands your organization and helps you focus on what matters most.

Derby Games

Venture Round in 2015
Derby Games (Derby.com) is a leading real money gaming (RMG) platform that makes it easy for players from around the country to place bets and win. By turning gambling into an online social game, anyone can participate. Derby Games is driven by the mission to create the largest community of real money gamers in the U.S. Derby Games is a pari-mutuel Advanced Deposit Wagering (ADW) service, providing legal, secure and user-friendly online account wagering, powered by Xpressbet, through Xpressbet's fully licensed Multi-Jurisdictional Account Wagering Hub in the State of Oregon. DerbyJackpot offers hundreds of races nearly every day of the year, with bets starting at ten cents for possible winnings of $10,000 or more. Adults over the age of 18 years old (21 in certain states) can legally play Derby Games in 37 states in the United States.

Medable, Inc.

Series D in 2021
Medable provides a global decentralized trial platform that streamlines design, recruitment, retention, and data quality, replacing siloed systems with integrated digital tools, data, and interfaces to accelerate trial execution. The platform connects patients, sites, and clinical trial teams to improve patient access, experience, and outcomes. It is now used by leading biopharma sponsors and clinical research organizations worldwide and has been used for trials in 30+ countries and 26 languages. It was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Renovia Inc.

Series B in 2018
Renovia produces medical devices that seek to alleviate incontinence in women. It offers diagnostic and therapeutic devices for women with pelvic floor disorders. Marc Beer, Ramon Iglesias, and Yolanda Lorié founded Renovia in 2016. Its headquarters is in Boston in Massachusetts.

Metro Optix

Series A in 2000
Metro-Optix develops hardware for telecommunications companies that want to transition from circuit-based services to cell- and packet-based services. The hardware essentially reduces the number of hardware boxes needed, such as routers, which the networks feed into.

Bee Cave Games, Inc.

Venture Round in 2015
Bee Cave Games is a social and mobile game developer based in Austin, Texas. They develop connected games for web, Facebook, iOS (iPhone and iPad), Android (phone and tablet), and other gaming platforms. The company's Bee Cave Blackjack and Slots features world-class Blackjack and Slots games, supports 18 languages, and is available at the Facebook App Center, Apple iOS App Store, Google Play Store or the Kindle Fire App Store.

Bloomspot

Debt Financing in 2011
Bloomspot provides exclusive offers for renowned local restaurants, spas, salons, weekend getaways, events, and international resorts. A highly targeted member base, expertly sourced partners, and individually designed promotions ensures member satisfaction and profitability for merchant partners. Bloomspot has featured the highest-rated experiences including 100 Zagat-rated restaurants and AAA Four Diamond hotels in some of the largest U.S. markets.

D-Wave Systems

Series B in 2006
D-Wave Systems designs and manufactures quantum computing and superconducting electronics. It offers D-Wave One system, a computing system that is designed for industrial problems encountered by Fortune 500 companies, government, and academia. The company also provides customer support, site preparation, site installation, training packages, and on-site engineer support services. D-Wave Systems was founded in 1999 and is based in Burnaby, Canada. The company has additional offices and R&D facilities in Palo Alto, California.

SeeControl

Seed Round in 2009
SeeControl equips product builders and solutions integrators with one of a kind connected business applications that drive new revenue and operating efficiency in the Industrial Internet Age. The Enterprise IoT Cloud Service organizes and makes sense of data from the Internet of Things with no need for coding skills to connect and analyze products. Customers ranging from ABB, HP, and Fujitsu to next-generation IoT innovators depend on SeeControl for new services that manage over one million things around the world.

Just Auto Insurance

Debt Financing in 2021
Just provides auto insurance that is, well, more just. Instead of your rate being set by who you are - your age, zipcode and marital status - your rate is set by how you drive. This means that for the first time, there is a real financial incentive for people to make smart driving decisions. Unsafe driving doesn't lead to the possibility of an accident, it leads to the certainty of paying more on your insurance. For younger drivers, or those who might have been in an accident, or just happen to live in the wrong zipcode, this means better - perhaps dramatically better - rates. Just Auto Insurance launches in Arizona in October 2019.

Spirox

Series B in 2015
Spirox is a California-based medical device company improving the quality of life for patients suffering from nasal obstruction. They are formerly known as Nasoform. Their first product, the LATERA absorbable nasal implant is designed to address one of the most common, yet undertreated, causes of nasal obstruction today, nasal valve collapse (NVC). The company intends to use the funds to complete development, seek US marketing authorization, and initiate product commercialization. Spirox was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

SalesWise, Inc.

Series A in 2015
SalesWise provides leaders with real-time visibility into everything their team is doing to manage their accounts. Its relationship intelligence platform unifies information from all silos, including calendar, email, documents, contacts, CRM, tasks, and notes. It organizes all this information is a new way and presents it in an elegant free platform.

Kobo360

Seed Round in 2018
Kobo360 is a tech-enabled digital logistics platform that aggregates end-to-end haulage operations to help cargo owners, truck owners, and drivers, and cargo recipients to achieve an efficient supply chain framework. Through an all-in-one robust logistics ecosystem, Kobo uses big data and technology to reduce logistics frictions, empowering rural farmers to earn more by reducing farm wastages and helping manufacturers of all sizes to find new markets. Kobo enables unprecedented efficiency and cost reduction in the supply chain, providing 360-visibility while delivering products of all sizes safely, on time and in full. The Kobo mission is to build the Global Logistics Operating System that will power trade and commerce across Africa and Emerging Markets. The company is also preparing to enter the agro-trading space by creating a marketplace that links farmers with buyers all over the world. The marketplace will effectively eliminate the high cost of middlemen for smallholder farmers and significantly improve profits. Ife Oyedele ll and Obi Ozor founded it in 2017 and is headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria.

INPHI

Series D in 2005
Inphi Corporation provides high-speed analog semiconductor solutions for the communications and computing markets in the United States. It offers products that perform a range of functions, such as amplifying, encoding, multiplexing, demultiplexing, retiming, and buffering data and clock signals at speeds up to 100 Gbps. These products are enablers for servers, routers, switches, storage, and other equipment that process, store, and transport data traffic. Its products are also used in test and measurement equipment and military radar systems that capture and process high-speed and ultra-broadband signals. The company's product line includes clock and data recovery, clock fanout, demultiplexer, D flip flops, differential amplifiers, differential encoders, isolation memory buffer, latched comparator, logic gates, modulator driver, multiplexer, phase-lock loop, prescalers, register buffers, RZ converter, serializer-deserializer, and trans-impedance amplifier. Inphi sells its products directly to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and indirectly to OEMs through module manufacturers, original design manufacturers, and sub-systems providers. The company was formerly known as TCom Communications, Inc. and changed its name to Inphi Corporation in February 2001. It was incorporated in 2000 and is based in Sunnyvale, California.

Axonius, Inc.

Series B in 2019
Axonius, Inc. develops a cybersecurity platform to secure and manage connected devices in use by businesses. It enables enterprises manage their mobile, compute, and IoT devices, as well as see which devices are active on their networks and control them. Its features include integration of new device types through a simple to use adapter API and plug-in framework, secure sharing of adaptors and plug-ins across the organization, and deployment on premise or in the cloud. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Network Elements

Series B in 2001
Network Elements is the design and development of 10Gb/s and 40Gb/s Optical Networking Modules with innovations in high-speed optics, electronics and wire-speed, multi-protocol ASICs. These Optical Networking Modules address the core, metropolitan area, edge and server markets, providing the highest levels of performance and integration in a single module. Network Elements' products enable new classes of optical networking equipment based on flexible, scalable and configurable architectures. Network Elements shuts doors.

Stanza

Seed Round in 2015
Stanza is an internet company that creates own events calendars, and share with family, friends, and beyond. The company empowers people and organizations to create their own event calendars, subscribe, and share. To date, 6M+ fans have found and synced over 315M events via Stanza. Notable publishers include NBA, NHL, and NFL teams, FOX Sports, Billboard, Warner Brothers, and thousands more. These organizations can also distribute content and video across Stanza’s network of nearly 200M monthly page views. Stanza smart Add to Calendar button is easy to embed in any business' website/mobile app and offers its audience a two-click process to sync future events with any calendar. The product includes a dashboard that lets businesses modify their events on the fly, track links and eventually drive transactions.

Livio Radio

Series C in 2012
Myine Electronics, LLC, doing business as Livio Radio, designs and manufactures electronic audio products. Its products include Bluetooth Internet radio car kits for iPhones and Android phones, and car audio players. The company also provides Livio Connect API, a middleware framework protocol that enables hardware to connect to and interact with various mobile phone applications. It offers its products through retailers, resellers, and online. Myine Electronics, LLC was formerly known as Myine Corporation. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Ferndale, Michigan.

Avedro

Series D in 2013
Medical device and pharmaceutical company advancing the science and technology of corneal cross-linking