Star Ventures

Founded in 1992 as one of the first Venture Funds in Israel with $1B under management STAR has successfully built over 180 category leading technology companies. STAR has orchestrated over 75 successful IPOs and M&As to date. These include companies such as Acopia, Alvarion, BigBand, Broadbus, Ciena, Creo, Identify, Orckit, Precise, Sheer Networks and Topio. STAR has a reputation for working with a broad range of companies and is recognized as a venture capital firm capable of uncovering and creating value across a broad sector of emerging, early stage, and mid-stage companies. STAR has a global reach with offices in Germany, Israel, and USA. Offering companies the invaluable ability to move deftly when opportunities for growth become evident, STAR has established itself as a highly respected presence in the venture capital marketplace, producing success in telecom, enterprise software, media, wireless and life science sectors.

Meir Barel

Principal Managing Partner and Founder

Amit Barel

Investment Manager

Tami Gilboa-Arbel

CFO

Andreas Hofbauer

Partner and COO

135 past transactions

Trivnet

Venture Round in 2008
Trivnet provides a powerful transaction management platform in the emerging field of Mobile Financial Services (MFS). Tivnet enables the creation of a MFS system, by providing mobile network operators and servie providers with the technology and services. It allows customers to use their mobile phones with ease to store and transfer money, pay bills and buy goods and services. Trivnet has global partnerships in the telecom and banking industries and has already performed numerous integrations with leading billing and pre-paid systems, banks and clearing gateways.

Cube Optics

Series A in 2001
Cube Optics is a provider for passive and active fiber-optical components, modules, systems and turn-key fiber-optical transport solutions. Our component portfolio covers all types of passive components such as fused couplers, PLC splitters, fiber-optic switches, connectors and adapters with the main focus on optical wavelengths division multiplexers, from Wideband (WWDM), over Coarse (CWDM) and Dense (DWDM) to LAN WDM and proprietary, customized grids. Those are completed by the active counterparts, (de-)multiplexers with integrated active elements such as lasers or detectors forming multi-lambda Receiver and Transmitter Optical Sub-Assemblies (ROSAs / TOSAs). Through our vertical integration we also provide carrier-grade, simple and low-cost fiber-optic transport solutions based on our own components to network operators and carriers. Our offer ranges from pluggable transceivers (GBIC, SFP, XFP, SFP+, X2, CFP etc), passive as well as active transport systems to providing consultancy on network design, installation and services. We are equipping data centers, FTTx, metro access or core networks to long-haul and WAN with media conversion, protection, reach extension, amplification and repeating functionalities.

ZLand.com

Private Equity Round in 2000
ZLand.com is a software development company. It develops internet software for small and mid-sized companies. The Company markets an integrated suite of 160 web-based applications that streamline the marketing, commerce, and operational aspects of business. It is an application service provider that develops and runs customer solutions on high-performance, secured servers, and distributes its software and services through a growing franchise network of local e-business consultants in North America, Europe, and Australia. ZLand.com was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in California.

VPIsystems

Series C in 2002
VPIsystems (formerly VPI Virtual Photonics) develops and markets network planning software and services for the telecommunications industry in the United States and internationally. Its products include Photonic Design Automation, a solution for the modeling and optimization of photonic components and subsystems; and OnePlan, an integrated network planning system that enables communications service providers, systems integrators, and manufacturers to design, plan, and implement their transition to an IP-based network. The company serves wireline, wireless, and broadband carriers; and network equipment manufacturers and optical equipment vendors. VPIsystems, Inc. has strategic alliances with Accenture, HP, Logica, and Tech Mahindra. The company was founded as VPI Virtual Photonics, Inc. in 1997 and changed its name to VPIsystems, Inc. in July 2001. VPIsystems, Inc. is based in Holmdel, New Jersey with additional offices in Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Savantis Systems

Series B in 2003
Savantis Systems, Inc. is pioneering an innovative technology that dramatically improves the management and availability of enterprise database applications. Savantis enables data centers to consolidate their database servers, thereby significantly reducing the total cost of ownership of their IT infrastructure.

OrSense Ltd.

Venture Round in 2011
OrSense Ltd. operates as a medical device company that develops and markets non-invasive monitoring technologies for the measurement of blood parameters. It offers NBM 200 system, a non-invasive blood analytes monitor that measures and displays blood hemoglobin levels, oxygen saturation levels, and pulse rate values; a data management/barcode reader interface; and NBM 200MP, a solution for the non-invasive measurement of multiple blood parameters, including hemoglobin and hematocrit, oxygen saturation, low perfusion oximetry, and pulse rate levels. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Petah-Tikva, Israel.

Identify Software

Series B in 2004
Identify Software offers enterprises, software vendors, and information technology consultancies with software solutions that enable them to find solutions to problems in applications. Identify Software offers BMC AppSight, a system that assists development teams to determine the root cause of software bugs and customer issues in .NET, Windows-based, and J2EE applications. Identify Software was acquired by BMC Software in May 2006. Identify Software was founded in 1996 and is based in Petah Tikva, Israel.

WaveSplitter Technologies, Inc.

Venture Round in 1999
In today’s highly competitive optical communications market, creating and enabling competitive advantage for their customers is extremely important to Wavesplitter. They can deliver these advantages with high efficiency, through their extensive range of partners specialized in fast track product development, volume manufacturing capacity, cost competitive operations, focused on Quality and state of art Performance. Wavesplitter offers a broad range of high performance passive and active optical components for enterprise and residential broadband networks. Your product choices can range from passive pump laser combiners, isolators, wavelength division multiplexers through to low and high speed transceivers products for LAN’s, Metro, Access, Short and Long haul networks.

Vidyo, Inc.

Series C in 2010
We’re video-enabling the world. Recognized in the Gartner Magic Quadrant as a leader and a visionary, Vidyo is used by organizations like Google, CERN, Etsy, Philips, Alibaba, Kaiser, DISA and others. We are tackling a huge challenge: to ensure that the world can take advantage of the endless benefits of video chat by making it better than any other form of communication, whether you are in the office - or far out in the field under challenging bandwidth and wifi conditions. Vidyo makes it easy to embed the most beautiful, resilient and immersive multiparty video chat into any application, on any connected device. In healthcare, banking, IoT, customer engagement, enterprise collaboration, government, field services and more, video chat is revolutionizing - while simplifying - how we communicate. We envision a future in which hospitals, banks, universities, police stations, data centers, manufacturing facilities and all places in between see elegant video chat as the sustainable and intuitive way for humans to better connect with one another - making us more productive while saving tons of time and resources. From Silicon Valley to New York, Europe, Asia-Pacific and beyond, Vidyo is one of the most diverse teams in tech, with hundreds of gifted employees living and sharing their experiences all over the world. We are beyond excited about what we’re building, and believe our mission is just getting started.

Negevtech

Series D in 2006
Negevtech, Ltd. provides patterned wafer optical inspection systems for the semiconductor industry. It offers Negevtech 3100, a wafer inspection system that offers wafer inspection of memory devices in front-end and back-end of line inspection applications. The company offers products for finding defects and controlling yields in semiconductor wafer processing. It has facilities in Texas, Idaho, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China, Singapore, and Germany. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Santa Clara, California with an additional office in Rehovot, Israel.

Vidyo, Inc.

Series B in 2009
We’re video-enabling the world. Recognized in the Gartner Magic Quadrant as a leader and a visionary, Vidyo is used by organizations like Google, CERN, Etsy, Philips, Alibaba, Kaiser, DISA and others. We are tackling a huge challenge: to ensure that the world can take advantage of the endless benefits of video chat by making it better than any other form of communication, whether you are in the office - or far out in the field under challenging bandwidth and wifi conditions. Vidyo makes it easy to embed the most beautiful, resilient and immersive multiparty video chat into any application, on any connected device. In healthcare, banking, IoT, customer engagement, enterprise collaboration, government, field services and more, video chat is revolutionizing - while simplifying - how we communicate. We envision a future in which hospitals, banks, universities, police stations, data centers, manufacturing facilities and all places in between see elegant video chat as the sustainable and intuitive way for humans to better connect with one another - making us more productive while saving tons of time and resources. From Silicon Valley to New York, Europe, Asia-Pacific and beyond, Vidyo is one of the most diverse teams in tech, with hundreds of gifted employees living and sharing their experiences all over the world. We are beyond excited about what we’re building, and believe our mission is just getting started.

Celerica

Series B in 2002
Celerica develops wireless optical solutions for co-locating base stations and locating service antennas in remote sites. It offers Celerica 500 system, which enables carriers to expand their wireless networks, as well as enhances cellular base stations’ network capacity for cellular technologies such as CDMA, TDMA, GSM, GPRS, and UMTS. The company offers its products through distributors in Taiwan, Germany, Austria, Israel, the United Kingdom, Portugal, Turkey, and Singapore. Celerica was founded in 2000 and is based in Morristown, New Jersey.

MainControl

Venture Round in 2000
MainControl® is a leading provider of e-Infrastructure management solutions that can help your company manage the technology infrastructure profitably and efficiently. Founded in 1994, MainControl provides more than 200 corporations worldwide with its industry-leading solutions to manage e-Infrastructure resources throughout the life cycle - from planning and procurement to deployment and disposal.

Teneros

Series D in 2008
Teneros is a Mountain View, CA based company that focuses on comprehensive "application and data continuity" for Microsoft Exchange e-mail servers, keeping Microsoft Exchange crashes, technology failures, and site-wide outages from taking down a company's messaging system.

Teneros

Series C in 2006
Teneros is a Mountain View, CA based company that focuses on comprehensive "application and data continuity" for Microsoft Exchange e-mail servers, keeping Microsoft Exchange crashes, technology failures, and site-wide outages from taking down a company's messaging system.
Cedar Point Communications provides integrated voice over Internet protocol and multimedia switching technologies for the service provider and enterprise telecommunication industries. Its products include SAFARI C3, a media switching system, which delivers Internet protocol multimedia subsystem (IMS) capabilities that support the anticipated migration to IMS architecture for converged networks; and SAFARI eMG, a media gateway that delivers flexibility. The company also provides training, customer, and solution services. Cedar Point Communications serves information technology departments and network operators, cable operators and telecommunications carriers, and enterprise customers and educational institutions. Cedar Point Communications, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is based in Derry, New Hampshire with an additional office in Meersburg, Germany.

Lenslet

Series C in 2000
Entomed is a medical device company that manufactures audiometers. The company’s products include Entomed SA 201, Entomed SA 202, Entomed SA 203, and Entomed SA 204.

Ciena Corporation

Series B in 1994
Ciena is the network specialist. They collaborate with customers worldwide to unlock the strategic potential of their networks and fundamentally change the way they perform and compete. With focused innovation, Ciena brings together the reliability and capacity of optical networking with the flexibility and economics of Ethernet, unified by a software suite that delivers the industry's leading network automation. They routinely post recent news, financial results and other important announcements and information about Ciena on their website.

Topio

Series C in 2005
Topio (www.topio.com) provides enterprise-class software for data replication and rapid recovery across the spectrum of locations, platforms and storage that support an enterprise. Worldwide, companies of all sizes depend on Topio for DR, backup consolidation and data migration and continuous data sharing. Topio is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and brings its solutions to market through a combination of global partners.

Chiaro Networks

Series C in 2000
Chiaro Networks, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and delivery of Internet protocol/multi protocol label switching in the United States.

OraMetrix

Series C in 2008
OraMetrix, Inc. provides 3-D technology solutions for facilitating and improving the quality of orthodontic care. It offers an orthodontic treatment system that allows the use of precision digital tools throughout the diagnosis, treatment planning and monitoring, and arch wire customization processes of the orthodontic treatment. OraMetrix, Inc. was formerly known as Orthotel, Inc. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Richardson, Texas with an additional office in Berlin, Germany.

OraMetrix

Series A in 1999
OraMetrix, Inc. provides 3-D technology solutions for facilitating and improving the quality of orthodontic care. It offers an orthodontic treatment system that allows the use of precision digital tools throughout the diagnosis, treatment planning and monitoring, and arch wire customization processes of the orthodontic treatment. OraMetrix, Inc. was formerly known as Orthotel, Inc. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Richardson, Texas with an additional office in Berlin, Germany.

Siano Mobile Silicon

Series B in 2006
Siano Mobile Silicon develops silicon receivers for the Mobile Digital TV (MDTV) market. Highly integrated, and tailored specifically for mobile communications and consumer electronic devices, the company's multi-band, multi-standard solutions support CMMB, DVB-T, DVB-H, ISDB-T, T-DMB, DAB and DAB+.

cVidya

Series B in 2004
cVidya is a leading supplier of Big Data Analytics solutions for communications and digital service ‎providers. cVidya provides operators with a complete solution, encompassing a Big Data technology ‎platform and analytical applications designed to optimize profits and support operational and strategic ‎decisions.‎ cVidya’s Business Protection offering, which includes Revenue Assurance and Fraud Management ‎solutions, enables operators to quickly identify risks and prevent revenue loss. cVidya’s Business ‎Growth offering, which encompasses Marketing Analytics and Data Monetization solutions, enables ‎operators to optimize their base management activities and leverage new opportunities to monetize ‎data through 3rd parties.‎

Acopia Networks

Series D in 2006
Acopia Networks provides intelligent file virtualization solutions. It offers Acopia ARX series intelligent file virtualization devices that automate data management tasks and eliminates the disruption associated with storage management operations; and FreedomFabric network operating system software, which allows enterprises to manage unstructured file data by automating various storage management tasks and eliminating the disruptions associated with those tasks.

Broadbus Technologies

Series B in 2004
Broadbus was a pioneer of memory based systems for delivering both movies and television on demand. Broadbus was acquired by [Motorola](http://www.crunchbase.com/organization/motorola) in July 2006 for $181 million.

Teneros

Series B in 2005
Teneros is a Mountain View, CA based company that focuses on comprehensive "application and data continuity" for Microsoft Exchange e-mail servers, keeping Microsoft Exchange crashes, technology failures, and site-wide outages from taking down a company's messaging system.

Mercado

Venture Round in 2000
Mercado provides a commerce-specific search engine for online retailing. The company provides software used to manage e-commerce operations, including merchandising, searching, catalog management, and browsing functions. Mercado provides eCommerce professionals with a platform on which to execute merchandising strategies and drive revenue growth.

BroadLight

Series C in 2004
BroadLight leads delivery of end-to-end (E2E) Passive Optical Network (PON) technology through its comprehensive and innovative product solutions consisting of highly integrated semiconductor devices, embedded and application software, reference designs and support tools. Their company is delivering complete E2E BPON and GPON component solutions for the central office (CO) and customer premise equipment (CPE). These solutions help equipment companies bring standards-based PON products quickly to service providers and with low risk. BroadLight has been supplying the PON industry with components longer than any other company and is the most experienced in turning up BPON and GPON. As one of the pioneers in GPON, BroadLight's ground-breaking first to market product line is now delivering the majority of today's GPON solutions worldwide.

SandLinks

Series A in 2006
SandLinks designs and engineers the next generation of active RFID network technologies, based on an ultra-low-cost system-on-a-chip (SoC). The SandLinks system includes smart, low-power active RFID (Class 4) tags, readers and software that communicate over high-performance UWB networks.

Sipera Systems

Series D in 2010
Sipera Systems is the worldwide market leader in solutions for the rapid and simple adoption of Unified Communications (UC). Thousands of users around the globe rely on Sipera to secure VoIP, IP video, collaboration, messaging and dozens of other high-performance applications. Sipera's groundbreaking "Borderless UC" enables secure communications to any device in any location. Backed by the extensive vulnerability research of the Sipera VIPER Lab, Sipera's solutions for VoIP security and UC security enable enterprises to deploy remote teleworkers, distributed call centers, business continuity, pandemic planning, secure SIP trunks, toll fraud prevention, media logging and archiving, and many other communications innovations.

MuTek Solutions Ltd

Venture Round in 2000
Founded in 1996, MuTek Solutions Ltd., is based in Israel and Mountain View, Calif. The company develops, markets, and supports remote-troubleshooting technology for software professionals who must provide high-quality software products while significantly reducing their time-to-market and customer support costs.

Metro Optix

Series B 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.

Odin Medical Technologies

Series B in 2002
Odin Medical Technologies develops, manufactures and commercializes Intraoperative MRI systems designed for use by the neurosurgeon in standard ORs. The compact, open PoleStar N-10* is a real-time imaging and navigation system utilized during all stages of brain surgery. The unit offers the neurosurgeon the differentiation capabilities of MRI without restricting the freedom of the surgical team to access the patient. The Company�s mission is to improve neurosurgical interventions with minimally invasive procedures. *PoleStar N-10 is FDA cleared for intraoperative MR imaging in a conventional O.R.

Celletra

Venture Round in 2005
Celletra, Ltd. engages in the development and manufacture of wireless network enhancement solutions. Its products and services include CellEnhancer that provide power and sensitivity enhancement of the existing base stations; CellShaper load balancing system; CellExtender for base station extensions and repeaters; and CellRepeater, which provides coverage of three separate sectors that are served by the same donor front-end. The company also provides Two-Lobe Repeaters, a single-unit repeater that emits two separate lobes; RF and Fiber Repeaters, which provides medium to high power RF and fiber repeaters; and Modular Repeaters for distributed installation, as well as technical support services. Its solutions enable network operators to deliver expanded network coverage on their existing networks. The company was incorporated in 1997 and is based in Yokne'am Ilit, Israel. It has a subsidiary in New Jersey. As of August 17, 2006, Celletra, Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Unity Wireless Corp.

WaveSplitter Technologies, Inc.

Venture Round in 2002
In today’s highly competitive optical communications market, creating and enabling competitive advantage for their customers is extremely important to Wavesplitter. They can deliver these advantages with high efficiency, through their extensive range of partners specialized in fast track product development, volume manufacturing capacity, cost competitive operations, focused on Quality and state of art Performance. Wavesplitter offers a broad range of high performance passive and active optical components for enterprise and residential broadband networks. Your product choices can range from passive pump laser combiners, isolators, wavelength division multiplexers through to low and high speed transceivers products for LAN’s, Metro, Access, Short and Long haul networks.

Siano Mobile Silicon

Series C in 2008
Siano Mobile Silicon develops silicon receivers for the Mobile Digital TV (MDTV) market. Highly integrated, and tailored specifically for mobile communications and consumer electronic devices, the company's multi-band, multi-standard solutions support CMMB, DVB-T, DVB-H, ISDB-T, T-DMB, DAB and DAB+.

Edge Medical Devices

Venture Round in 2005
Edge Medical Devices working with OEMs, Integrators and Value Added Resellers worldwide to bring high quality digital radiography.

EZChip

Series C in 2005
EZchip is a fabless semiconductor company that provides Ethernet network processors for networking equipment. EZchip provides solutions that scale from a few to hundreds of Gigabits-per-second. EZchip's network processors provide great flexibility and high performance coupled with superior integration and power efficiency for a wide range of applications in carrier, cloud and data center network equipment. EZchip Technologies was formed as a spin-off in 1999 and is fully-owned by EZchip Semiconductor (NASDAQ: EZCH; formerly LanOptics Ltd.).

cVidya

Series C in 2008
cVidya is a leading supplier of Big Data Analytics solutions for communications and digital service ‎providers. cVidya provides operators with a complete solution, encompassing a Big Data technology ‎platform and analytical applications designed to optimize profits and support operational and strategic ‎decisions.‎ cVidya’s Business Protection offering, which includes Revenue Assurance and Fraud Management ‎solutions, enables operators to quickly identify risks and prevent revenue loss. cVidya’s Business ‎Growth offering, which encompasses Marketing Analytics and Data Monetization solutions, enables ‎operators to optimize their base management activities and leverage new opportunities to monetize ‎data through 3rd parties.‎

Fuego

Venture Round in 2004
Fuego provides BPM System software that makes your critical enterprise assets work the way you do and change as you change.

Vidyo, Inc.

Series D in 2011
We’re video-enabling the world. Recognized in the Gartner Magic Quadrant as a leader and a visionary, Vidyo is used by organizations like Google, CERN, Etsy, Philips, Alibaba, Kaiser, DISA and others. We are tackling a huge challenge: to ensure that the world can take advantage of the endless benefits of video chat by making it better than any other form of communication, whether you are in the office - or far out in the field under challenging bandwidth and wifi conditions. Vidyo makes it easy to embed the most beautiful, resilient and immersive multiparty video chat into any application, on any connected device. In healthcare, banking, IoT, customer engagement, enterprise collaboration, government, field services and more, video chat is revolutionizing - while simplifying - how we communicate. We envision a future in which hospitals, banks, universities, police stations, data centers, manufacturing facilities and all places in between see elegant video chat as the sustainable and intuitive way for humans to better connect with one another - making us more productive while saving tons of time and resources. From Silicon Valley to New York, Europe, Asia-Pacific and beyond, Vidyo is one of the most diverse teams in tech, with hundreds of gifted employees living and sharing their experiences all over the world. We are beyond excited about what we’re building, and believe our mission is just getting started.

NextNet Wireless

Series A in 1998
NextNet NLOS broadband wireless system uses OFDM to deliver IP compatible broadband applications, including VoIP and video streaming.

Evotec Neurosciences

Series A in 2004
Evotec Neurosciences GmbH engages in the discovery and development of small molecule drugs.

Chiaro Networks

Series A in 1999
Chiaro Networks, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and delivery of Internet protocol/multi protocol label switching in the United States.

Brix Networks

Series E in 2005
Brix Networks is a developer and marketer of real-time service assurance and performance management solutions that verify the quality of advanced, Internet Protocol-based services, such as VoIP, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), video, and Web-hosted business applications.

AppTrigger

Series B in 2004
AppTrigger, Inc. provides telecommunications application connectivity solutions. It offers Application Session Controller software, a network element that sits between the application cloud and the converging network/control layer to provide and manage connectivity to the evolving network for multiple applications. The company also provides support programs, and professional and training services. AppTrigger, Inc. was formerly known as Carrius Technologies, Inc. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Richardson, Texas.

Nanomix

Series D in 2007
Nanomix, Inc. develops automated point-of-care diagnostic systems. Its products include Nanōmix eLab® System, an automated system that consists of a handheld reader and an integrated assay cartridge with a proprietary biosensor; Sepsis Panel a tool for the physician to use in diagnosing sepsis within the 30 minute critical clinical window for decisions about care; and Nanōmix eLab platform for laboratory diagnostics at the point of care. Nanomix, Inc. was formerly known as Covalent Materials, Inc. and changed its name to Nanomix, Inc. in April 2002. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Emeryville, California.

RADCOM Ltd.

Post in 2004
RADCOM Ltd. provides service assurance and customer experience management solutions for communication service providers (CSPs). Its carrier-grade solutions support mobile and fixed networks, and scale to terabit data bandwidths to enable data analytics. The company offers solutions for virtualized infrastructure and next-generation networks. Its product line includes the RADCOM Service Assurance, a next-generation probe-based customer and service assurance solution that enables CSPs to carry out end-to-end data and voice quality monitoring, manage their networks and services, and monitor their roaming and interconnect traffic. The company’s RADCOM Service Assurance solution also provides service assurance monitoring applications, including network troubleshooting and quality monitoring, service quality monitoring, customer quality of service monitoring, and customer service level agreements monitoring. In addition, it offers RADCOM Network Visibility, an automated network function virtualization orchestration solution for onboarding and configuration that enables traffic distribution, load balancing, and end-to-end visibility across virtual networks, as well as provides packet broker capabilities, like packet de-duplication, secure socket layer decryption, and packet slicing. Further, it provides RADCOM Network Insights, which offers CSPs with real-time actionable business and marketing insights. The company sells its products directly, as well as through a network of independent distributors and resellers worldwide. The company was formerly known as Big Blue Catalogue Ltd. and changed its name to RADCOM Ltd. in 1989. RADCOM Ltd. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.

More.com

Series C in 1999
More.com is an online health, beauty, and wellness store.

Proxim Wireless

Venture Round in 1998
Proxim Wireless Corporation is a provider of end-to-end broadband wireless systems that deliver the quadruple play of voice, video, data and mobility to various organizations. Their systems enable a variety of wireless applications including security and surveillance, VoIP, last mile access, enterprise LAN connectivity and Point-to-Point wireless backhaul.

BroadLight

Series A in 2000
BroadLight leads delivery of end-to-end (E2E) Passive Optical Network (PON) technology through its comprehensive and innovative product solutions consisting of highly integrated semiconductor devices, embedded and application software, reference designs and support tools. Their company is delivering complete E2E BPON and GPON component solutions for the central office (CO) and customer premise equipment (CPE). These solutions help equipment companies bring standards-based PON products quickly to service providers and with low risk. BroadLight has been supplying the PON industry with components longer than any other company and is the most experienced in turning up BPON and GPON. As one of the pioneers in GPON, BroadLight's ground-breaking first to market product line is now delivering the majority of today's GPON solutions worldwide.

Trivnet

Venture Round in 1999
Trivnet provides a powerful transaction management platform in the emerging field of Mobile Financial Services (MFS). Tivnet enables the creation of a MFS system, by providing mobile network operators and servie providers with the technology and services. It allows customers to use their mobile phones with ease to store and transfer money, pay bills and buy goods and services. Trivnet has global partnerships in the telecom and banking industries and has already performed numerous integrations with leading billing and pre-paid systems, banks and clearing gateways.

Nanomix

Series C in 2005
Nanomix, Inc. develops automated point-of-care diagnostic systems. Its products include Nanōmix eLab® System, an automated system that consists of a handheld reader and an integrated assay cartridge with a proprietary biosensor; Sepsis Panel a tool for the physician to use in diagnosing sepsis within the 30 minute critical clinical window for decisions about care; and Nanōmix eLab platform for laboratory diagnostics at the point of care. Nanomix, Inc. was formerly known as Covalent Materials, Inc. and changed its name to Nanomix, Inc. in April 2002. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Emeryville, California.

Wayport

Venture Round in 2002
Wayport operates WiFi hotpots for partners since 1998 with key investors Seven Rosen Funds, New Enterprise Associates, Millennium Technology Ventures and Scale Venture Partners.

Impress Software Solutions

Venture Round in 2000
Impress Software Solutions, Inc. provides packaged integration applications for the integration of project management and geographical information systems with SAP. The company’s products include Impress for EPM, a packaged integration application for bridging SAP PM/PS with Microsoft project or Primavera, which synchronizes project-related data between the systems; and Impress for GIS, a packaged integration application, which links SAP assets with GIS features and keeps the asset information in synch between systems. It offers solutions in the areas of plant turnarounds, routine maintenance, information technology and capital projects, and spatial asset management. The company serves energy and utilities, oil and gas, aerospace and defense, chemicals, and engineering and construction industries. It has strategic partnership with Accenture, ESRI, Microsoft, Primavera, and SAP. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Waltham, Massachusetts with additional offices in Hannover, Germany; and Huizerstraatweg, the Netherlands. Impress Software Solutions, Inc operates as a subsidiary of Impress Software Gmbh.

ActiveSky Research Pty Ltd.

Venture Round in 2000
ActiveSky Research Pty, Ltd. provides online mobile multimedia application development and distribution platforms. It offers multimedia publishing and distribution technology solutions that enable the rapid deployment of customizable rich graphical user-interfaces and multimedia applications on current and emerging wireless handsets.

Scale Eight

Series C in 2001
Scale Eight is an internet company. It offers virtually limitless storage capacity, allowing companies to grow their online offerings. Scale Eight delivers file storage solutions technology through its global storage service and in a family of network-attached storage products. Scale Eight was founded by Josh Coates and is located in San Francisco, California.

eTopware

Series B in 2000
eTopware, Inc.

Sipera Systems

Series A in 2005
Sipera Systems is the worldwide market leader in solutions for the rapid and simple adoption of Unified Communications (UC). Thousands of users around the globe rely on Sipera to secure VoIP, IP video, collaboration, messaging and dozens of other high-performance applications. Sipera's groundbreaking "Borderless UC" enables secure communications to any device in any location. Backed by the extensive vulnerability research of the Sipera VIPER Lab, Sipera's solutions for VoIP security and UC security enable enterprises to deploy remote teleworkers, distributed call centers, business continuity, pandemic planning, secure SIP trunks, toll fraud prevention, media logging and archiving, and many other communications innovations.
Impress Software Solutions, Inc. provides packaged integration applications for the integration of project management and geographical information systems with SAP. The company’s products include Impress for EPM, a packaged integration application for bridging SAP PM/PS with Microsoft project or Primavera, which synchronizes project-related data between the systems; and Impress for GIS, a packaged integration application, which links SAP assets with GIS features and keeps the asset information in synch between systems. It offers solutions in the areas of plant turnarounds, routine maintenance, information technology and capital projects, and spatial asset management. The company serves energy and utilities, oil and gas, aerospace and defense, chemicals, and engineering and construction industries. It has strategic partnership with Accenture, ESRI, Microsoft, Primavera, and SAP. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Waltham, Massachusetts with additional offices in Hannover, Germany; and Huizerstraatweg, the Netherlands. Impress Software Solutions, Inc operates as a subsidiary of Impress Software Gmbh.

GENBAND

Series D in 2008
GENBAND is a global supplier of IP gateways, session border controllers and FMC security solutions. These high-performance, high-security gateway solutions are at the center of fixed and mobile networks around the globe, evolving, securing and improving communications networks.

Acopia Networks

Series B in 2003
Acopia Networks provides intelligent file virtualization solutions. It offers Acopia ARX series intelligent file virtualization devices that automate data management tasks and eliminates the disruption associated with storage management operations; and FreedomFabric network operating system software, which allows enterprises to manage unstructured file data by automating various storage management tasks and eliminating the disruptions associated with those tasks.

Xtera

Venture Round in 2003
Xtera Communications, Inc. is in the process of liquidation. Previously, it provided Raman amplification enabled optical transport systems for terrestrial and submarine networks worldwide. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Allen, Texas. On February 21, 2017, the voluntary petition of Xtera Communications, Inc. for reorganization under Chapter 11 was converted to Chapter 7. It had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on November 15, 2016.

BroadLight

Series E in 2007
BroadLight leads delivery of end-to-end (E2E) Passive Optical Network (PON) technology through its comprehensive and innovative product solutions consisting of highly integrated semiconductor devices, embedded and application software, reference designs and support tools. Their company is delivering complete E2E BPON and GPON component solutions for the central office (CO) and customer premise equipment (CPE). These solutions help equipment companies bring standards-based PON products quickly to service providers and with low risk. BroadLight has been supplying the PON industry with components longer than any other company and is the most experienced in turning up BPON and GPON. As one of the pioneers in GPON, BroadLight's ground-breaking first to market product line is now delivering the majority of today's GPON solutions worldwide.

Followap

Series C in 2005
Acquired by Neustar

Monterey Design Systems

Venture Round in 2000
Monterey Design Systems provides electronic design automation (EDA) software that enables integrated circuit designers to take their circuits from completed logic design to manufacturing ready output.

Negevtech

Series C in 2002
Negevtech, Ltd. provides patterned wafer optical inspection systems for the semiconductor industry. It offers Negevtech 3100, a wafer inspection system that offers wafer inspection of memory devices in front-end and back-end of line inspection applications. The company offers products for finding defects and controlling yields in semiconductor wafer processing. It has facilities in Texas, Idaho, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China, Singapore, and Germany. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Santa Clara, California with an additional office in Rehovot, Israel.

AeroScout

Series E in 2010
AeroScout provides Wi-Fi-based RFID tags, exciters, and location receivers. The company offers two main integrated products: Engine, a software component, enabling location-based applications in a wireless LAN environment, and MobileView, an application for enterprise visibility solutions. The company also provides professional services, which include site planning and pre-installation.

Ruidi Bio

Series A in 2019
Shanghai Ruidi Biotechnology Co., Ltd. is a professional biotechnology service company founded by overseas returnees and integrating scientific research and production. The main business is biotechnology services and molecular biology related products. Technical service projects include DNA sequencing, DNA synthesis, DNA cloning, whole-gene synthesis, microsatellite STR analysis, and strain identification. At present, the company has a strong technical team composed of technical backbones and experts who have been engaged in molecular biology research for more than ten years. At the same time, they are also a learning team that provides employees with a sustainable learning and development environment. They are mainly committed to providing professional technical services and high-quality products for the majority of life science workers. At the same time, they develop a number of related industries along the upstream and downstream, form a diversified industrial system, and strive to become a promoter of social progress and lead. The development of the industry. Ruidi Bio will further strengthen its talent management and product management, continuously enhance its core competitiveness, realize an international company with a high-tech industrial system and a knowledge-based entrepreneurial team, serve the life sciences, and embrace the integration of the world economy.

Streetmail.com

Venture Round in 2001
Driving Business Through Email Marketing. For more than 10 years.

AppTrigger

Series C in 2007
AppTrigger, Inc. provides telecommunications application connectivity solutions. It offers Application Session Controller software, a network element that sits between the application cloud and the converging network/control layer to provide and manage connectivity to the evolving network for multiple applications. The company also provides support programs, and professional and training services. AppTrigger, Inc. was formerly known as Carrius Technologies, Inc. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Richardson, Texas.

Scale8

Series C in 2001
Scale8 is a San Francisco-based data storage service provider.

Cadent

Venture Round in 2005
Cadent is a provider of 3-D digital solutions for the orthodontic and dental industries. The company is backed by a syndicate of leading venture capital investors including Fortissimo Capital, Apax Partners, Panorama Capital (J.P. Morgan Partners), STAR Ventures and SV Life Sciences.

Acopia Networks

Series C in 2004
Acopia Networks provides intelligent file virtualization solutions. It offers Acopia ARX series intelligent file virtualization devices that automate data management tasks and eliminates the disruption associated with storage management operations; and FreedomFabric network operating system software, which allows enterprises to manage unstructured file data by automating various storage management tasks and eliminating the disruptions associated with those tasks.
Cedar Point Communications provides integrated voice over Internet protocol and multimedia switching technologies for the service provider and enterprise telecommunication industries. Its products include SAFARI C3, a media switching system, which delivers Internet protocol multimedia subsystem (IMS) capabilities that support the anticipated migration to IMS architecture for converged networks; and SAFARI eMG, a media gateway that delivers flexibility. The company also provides training, customer, and solution services. Cedar Point Communications serves information technology departments and network operators, cable operators and telecommunications carriers, and enterprise customers and educational institutions. Cedar Point Communications, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is based in Derry, New Hampshire with an additional office in Meersburg, Germany.

AppTrigger

Series A in 2003
AppTrigger, Inc. provides telecommunications application connectivity solutions. It offers Application Session Controller software, a network element that sits between the application cloud and the converging network/control layer to provide and manage connectivity to the evolving network for multiple applications. The company also provides support programs, and professional and training services. AppTrigger, Inc. was formerly known as Carrius Technologies, Inc. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Richardson, Texas.

Cedar Point Communications

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

WaveSplitter Technologies, Inc.

Venture Round in 2000
In today’s highly competitive optical communications market, creating and enabling competitive advantage for their customers is extremely important to Wavesplitter. They can deliver these advantages with high efficiency, through their extensive range of partners specialized in fast track product development, volume manufacturing capacity, cost competitive operations, focused on Quality and state of art Performance. Wavesplitter offers a broad range of high performance passive and active optical components for enterprise and residential broadband networks. Your product choices can range from passive pump laser combiners, isolators, wavelength division multiplexers through to low and high speed transceivers products for LAN’s, Metro, Access, Short and Long haul networks.

Ciena Corporation

Series C in 1995
Ciena is the network specialist. They collaborate with customers worldwide to unlock the strategic potential of their networks and fundamentally change the way they perform and compete. With focused innovation, Ciena brings together the reliability and capacity of optical networking with the flexibility and economics of Ethernet, unified by a software suite that delivers the industry's leading network automation. They routinely post recent news, financial results and other important announcements and information about Ciena on their website.

BroadLight

Series D in 2005
BroadLight leads delivery of end-to-end (E2E) Passive Optical Network (PON) technology through its comprehensive and innovative product solutions consisting of highly integrated semiconductor devices, embedded and application software, reference designs and support tools. Their company is delivering complete E2E BPON and GPON component solutions for the central office (CO) and customer premise equipment (CPE). These solutions help equipment companies bring standards-based PON products quickly to service providers and with low risk. BroadLight has been supplying the PON industry with components longer than any other company and is the most experienced in turning up BPON and GPON. As one of the pioneers in GPON, BroadLight's ground-breaking first to market product line is now delivering the majority of today's GPON solutions worldwide.

Silicon Wave

Series A in 1999
Silicon Wave, a San Diego pioneer in the Bluetooth wireless technology.

cVidya

Series D in 2010
cVidya is a leading supplier of Big Data Analytics solutions for communications and digital service ‎providers. cVidya provides operators with a complete solution, encompassing a Big Data technology ‎platform and analytical applications designed to optimize profits and support operational and strategic ‎decisions.‎ cVidya’s Business Protection offering, which includes Revenue Assurance and Fraud Management ‎solutions, enables operators to quickly identify risks and prevent revenue loss. cVidya’s Business ‎Growth offering, which encompasses Marketing Analytics and Data Monetization solutions, enables ‎operators to optimize their base management activities and leverage new opportunities to monetize ‎data through 3rd parties.‎

Followap

Series C in 2005
Acquired by Neustar

Neocrafts

Series A in 2006
Neocrafts designed and developed the first digital guitar for the music industry. The company was founded in 2004 and was based in Israel.

Mercado

Venture Round in 2004
Mercado provides a commerce-specific search engine for online retailing. The company provides software used to manage e-commerce operations, including merchandising, searching, catalog management, and browsing functions. Mercado provides eCommerce professionals with a platform on which to execute merchandising strategies and drive revenue growth.

Alfy, Inc.

Series B in 2000
Alfy, Inc., an Internet media company, provides online entertainment and educational solutions for young children. It offers online action, board, car, cooking, dress-up, girl, puzzle, and sports games. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in New York, New York.

Siano Mobile Silicon

Series D in 2010
Siano Mobile Silicon develops silicon receivers for the Mobile Digital TV (MDTV) market. Highly integrated, and tailored specifically for mobile communications and consumer electronic devices, the company's multi-band, multi-standard solutions support CMMB, DVB-T, DVB-H, ISDB-T, T-DMB, DAB and DAB+.

SensorLogic

Series B in 2007
SensorLogic provides M2M application hosting and the only PaaS (platform-as-a-service) provider that offers easily customizable M2M solutions with a pre-integrated nation-wide GSM/GPRS network. Customers using Sensorlogic's XpressIQ Service Suite have access to ready-to-use applications for GPS tracking, asset monitoring and control, as well as value-added network services

OraMetrix

Series B in 2000
OraMetrix, Inc. provides 3-D technology solutions for facilitating and improving the quality of orthodontic care. It offers an orthodontic treatment system that allows the use of precision digital tools throughout the diagnosis, treatment planning and monitoring, and arch wire customization processes of the orthodontic treatment. OraMetrix, Inc. was formerly known as Orthotel, Inc. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Richardson, Texas with an additional office in Berlin, Germany.

Sipera Systems

Series B in 2006
Sipera Systems is the worldwide market leader in solutions for the rapid and simple adoption of Unified Communications (UC). Thousands of users around the globe rely on Sipera to secure VoIP, IP video, collaboration, messaging and dozens of other high-performance applications. Sipera's groundbreaking "Borderless UC" enables secure communications to any device in any location. Backed by the extensive vulnerability research of the Sipera VIPER Lab, Sipera's solutions for VoIP security and UC security enable enterprises to deploy remote teleworkers, distributed call centers, business continuity, pandemic planning, secure SIP trunks, toll fraud prevention, media logging and archiving, and many other communications innovations.

Siano Mobile Silicon

Series A in 2005
Siano Mobile Silicon develops silicon receivers for the Mobile Digital TV (MDTV) market. Highly integrated, and tailored specifically for mobile communications and consumer electronic devices, the company's multi-band, multi-standard solutions support CMMB, DVB-T, DVB-H, ISDB-T, T-DMB, DAB and DAB+.

VPIsystems

Venture Round in 2005
VPIsystems (formerly VPI Virtual Photonics) develops and markets network planning software and services for the telecommunications industry in the United States and internationally. Its products include Photonic Design Automation, a solution for the modeling and optimization of photonic components and subsystems; and OnePlan, an integrated network planning system that enables communications service providers, systems integrators, and manufacturers to design, plan, and implement their transition to an IP-based network. The company serves wireline, wireless, and broadband carriers; and network equipment manufacturers and optical equipment vendors. VPIsystems, Inc. has strategic alliances with Accenture, HP, Logica, and Tech Mahindra. The company was founded as VPI Virtual Photonics, Inc. in 1997 and changed its name to VPIsystems, Inc. in July 2001. VPIsystems, Inc. is based in Holmdel, New Jersey with additional offices in Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Mintera

Series C in 2007
Mintera Corporation develops and markets high speed optical transmission systems. It offers MI 40000XS that provides a transport subsystem for carriers, enterprises, educational institutions, and government agencies. The company also provides fiber-optic transport systems that enable deployment of optical transport in metro-core, regional, long-haul, and ultra long-haul networks. Mintera Corporation was founded in 2000 and is based in Acton, Massachusetts.

Mediagate

Venture Round in 2000
mediagate develops and sells iPost Universal Messaging, a carrier-class universal messaging solution. iPost Universal Messaging is comprised of iPost application software and carrier-grade, third-party hardware. iPost Universal Messaging enables subscribers to manage multi-media messages, voice, fax, email and page, from within a single mailbox using any email client (Outlook, Hotmail, Netscape Mail, Eudora, etc.), from anywhere in the world, any time of the day or week. Subscribers can use any telephone, mobile phone, PDA, computer, laptop, fax machine, and WAP and SMS-enabled device to manage their messages.

Odin Medical Technologies

Series A in 1999
Odin Medical Technologies develops, manufactures and commercializes Intraoperative MRI systems designed for use by the neurosurgeon in standard ORs. The compact, open PoleStar N-10* is a real-time imaging and navigation system utilized during all stages of brain surgery. The unit offers the neurosurgeon the differentiation capabilities of MRI without restricting the freedom of the surgical team to access the patient. The Company�s mission is to improve neurosurgical interventions with minimally invasive procedures. *PoleStar N-10 is FDA cleared for intraoperative MR imaging in a conventional O.R.

GENBAND

Venture Round in 2005
GENBAND is a global supplier of IP gateways, session border controllers and FMC security solutions. These high-performance, high-security gateway solutions are at the center of fixed and mobile networks around the globe, evolving, securing and improving communications networks.

Sipera Systems

Series C in 2007
Sipera Systems is the worldwide market leader in solutions for the rapid and simple adoption of Unified Communications (UC). Thousands of users around the globe rely on Sipera to secure VoIP, IP video, collaboration, messaging and dozens of other high-performance applications. Sipera's groundbreaking "Borderless UC" enables secure communications to any device in any location. Backed by the extensive vulnerability research of the Sipera VIPER Lab, Sipera's solutions for VoIP security and UC security enable enterprises to deploy remote teleworkers, distributed call centers, business continuity, pandemic planning, secure SIP trunks, toll fraud prevention, media logging and archiving, and many other communications innovations.