Ignition Partners

Ignition is a venture capital firm dedicated to helping the best entrepreneurs seize opportunity. With over $2B under management, Ignition invests in emerging and future leaders in enterprise software. Ignition brings together an unparalleled combination of domain focus, technical expertise, and global operational experience. Ignition's partners are proven business leaders who have built some of the world's most successful businesses of the last two decades, including Microsoft Windows and Office, McCaw Cellular Communications, AT&T Wireless and Starbucks. Ignition helps entrepreneurs by turning their early idea into a business, to hiring the right team, providing the right industry and functional insight and connections, to growing the business strategically, globally, financially, to realizing the best ultimate outcome, Ignition is ready to go the distance.

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311 past transactions

AVST

Series B in 2004
With more than 30 years of continuous innovation, Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) is a trusted developer of software-based Unified Communications (UC) solutions for businesses of all sizes. Our mission is to develop communications solutions that transform the productivity of individuals, teams and businesses while leveraging the value of their existing and evolving IT infrastructure. Thousands of businesses worldwide rely on AVST to meet their “mission-critical” communications requirements today, align their business with key trends and, with the world-class interoperability and delivery models of AVST’s UC solutions, provide a bridge to their digital future. MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS TODAY Nobody builds more secure, reliable, feature-rich and scalable “enterprise class” UC solutions than AVST. That’s why top hospitals, leading universities, major government agencies and multinational companies worldwide have turned to AVST to meet their requirements today, including replacing mission-critical voice applications like automated attendant, voicemail and fax, as well as extending the life of their existing call control infrastructure. ALIGN WITH KEY TRENDS For over three decades, AVST has remained at the forefront of our industry by developing next-generation communications solutions. Today these solutions include flexible and secure unified messaging, speech-based call processing, contextually aware personal assistant, powerful UC mobile clients and advanced notification and information-access solutions that integrate with the databases of your organization. THE BRIDGE TO YOUR DIGITAL FUTURE The broadest interoperability suite in the communications industry serves as the foundation of our best-of-breed UC solutions. By connecting new and existing communications technologies, AVST facilitates the migration of your enterprise to the Cloud, IP and Microsoft Lync. AVST maintains relationships with virtually all of the major premise and cloud communications technology providers to ensure that your UC solutions and your business are always “future-proofed.” ABOUT AVST Headquartered in Orange County, California, AVST maintains facilities in Seattle, Washington, Victoria B.C., Canada and the United Kingdom and has remote sales offices throughout the United States. AVST's UC solutions are sold and supported worldwide by an extensive network of resellers and OEM partners. To learn more about AVST, our products and partners, please visit www.avst.com or you can follow us at Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn. AVST was established in September 2003 from the combined businesses of Sound Advantage (established in 1997) and the AVT division (established in 1982) of Captaris, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAPA). A privately owned company, AVST's two major institutional investors are Ignition Partners, Bellevue, WA (www.ignitionpartners.com) and Second Alpha Partners, New York, NY (www.secondalpha.com).

Botkeeper, Inc.

Series B in 2020
Botkeeper, Inc. develops accounting and bookkeeping software for businesses that integrate with business software such as Quickbooks, Expensify, and Tsheets using automation to generate reports on spending and revenue. Its solutions offer revenue recognition, accounts receivable tracking, invoices generation, accounts payable tracking, document management, banking and credit card reconciliation, and inventory accounting to businesses. Botkeeper, Inc. was incorporated in 2015 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts. It has additional locations in Charlotte, North Carolina; Manhattan, New York; and Balanga, the Philippines.

DocuSign

Series B in 2007
DocuSign, Inc. provides cloud based transaction products and services in the United States. The company offers e-signature solution that enables businesses to digitally prepare, execute, and act on agreements. It serves large enterprises, sole proprietorships, small- to medium-sized businesses, professionals, and individuals. The company was 2003 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Motif

Series B in 2011
Motif is an online broker that lets you invest in a world of big ideas. The company, based in Silicon Valley, is changing the face of online investing through an innovative, transparent social platform that allows individuals and investment advisors to invest in stock and bond portfolios built around everyday ideas and broad economic trends -- and even create brand-new motifs from scratch. Motif is a registered broker-dealer and a member of SIPC. The company's investors include Foundation Capital, Goldman Sachs, Ignition Partners and Norwest Venture Partners. Board members include former SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt and former Wall Street executive Sallie Krawcheck.

Message Bus

Venture Round in 2012
Mail Bypass, Inc., doing business as Message Bus, provides a cloud-native application service for enabling and powering messaging across email and mobile channels. Its service enables enterprises and application developers to deliver transactional and marketing messages, including emails, SMS, push mails, and social messages. The company was incorporated in 2010 and is based in Corte Madera, California.

Trifacta

Series E in 2019
Trifacta enables anyone to efficiently explore and prepare data by utilizing machine learning to provide a breakthrough UX and architecture. It also leverages decades of innovative research in human-computer interaction, scalable data management, and machine learning to make the process of preparing data faster and more intuitive. Around the globe, tens of thousands of users at more than 8,000 companies, including leading brands like Deutsche Boerse, Google, Kaiser Permanente, New York Life, and PepsiCo, are unlocking the potential of their data with Trifacta’s market-leading data wrangling solutions. The company develops data wrangling software for data exploration and self-service data preparation for analysis. They focused on building software that helps organizations and individuals unlock the potential of their data by providing a new approach to how data is explored and prepared for analysis. Trifacta was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California, USA, with offices in Boston, Berlin, London, and Paris.

WhipTail

Series B in 2012
WhipTail Technologies commercialized the first all-flash enterprise storage array to address performance issues in data centers. Installed worldwide in numerous mission critical database, virtualization, and online environments, WhipTail's solid-state storage dramatically reduces delays related to hard disk contention and access times, allowing servers to process more data in dramatically less time -- months to days, hours to minutes. Since 2009, customers have relied on WhipTail's flash-based arrays for extreme IOPS, bandwidth and latency, optimizing performance of key business functions and bringing modern performance demanding applications to life.

Sparkplug

Venture Round in 2007
Sparkplug is a wireless networks across eight states, including Illinois, Iowa, Arizona, Tennessee, Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado and California, Sparkplug ranks among the nation’s leading providers of wireless business broadband services. Wireless networks built and managed by the company provide enterprise customers with a diverse connection from traditional wired networks.

Xamarin

Series A in 2012
Mobile App Development & App Creation Software

BlueData Software, Inc.

Series C in 2015
BlueData provides the leading container-based software platform for AI, machine learning, data science, and big data analytics focuses on helping enterprises to accelerate their deployments, with faster time-to-value and lower TCO. The BlueData platform leverages Docker container technology and patented innovations to make it easier, faster, and more cost-effective to deploy Spark, Kafka, TensorFlow, Hadoop, and other AI / ML / DL and big data.

AppFog

Series A in 2011
AppFog is a Platform-as-a-Service system for public clouds. This PaaS supports technology such as Java, Python, PHP, Ruby, MySQL, and more; and enables users to get add-ons and choose cross-cloud infrastructure such as CenturyLink Cloud, AWS US, AWS Europe, and AWS Asia.

Azaleos

Series B in 2005
Azaleos Corporation provides the benefits of hosted e-mail and collaboration services for organizations that cannot or will not allow their data to reside outside the datacenter. Azaleos 24X7 remotely managed services for Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, Lync, Active Directory, and BlackBerry Enterprise Server keep information on-premise and under IT control, while uptime, maintenance, and support is handled by experts in its network operations centers.

WePay

Series B in 2012
WePay is a payment provider focused solely on meeting the needs of online platforms that need to settle money between their users. Founded in 2008, it provides everything an online marketplace or cloud software provider needs to provide integrated payments from within their app while maintaining trust and safety. This includes not just credit card processing, but also complete solutions for managing fraud risk, regulatory compliance, and customer support provided at no extra cost. WePay is venture-backed with more than $74.15 million and was named to the Inc. 500 list in 2015 as 62nd fastest-growing private company in the US.

HyperQuality

Series B in 2007
At HyperQuality, they focus on improving customer experience 24/7. they accomplish this through their proven and innovative methodology for evaluations and surveys, reliable and valid data, and quality assurance software resulting in specific recommendations from the agent to the company–wide level.

mFoundry

Series C in 2007
mFoundry is the most popular mobile banking solution in the U.S., the choice of more than 800 banks and credit unions nationwide. mFoundry's award-winning mBanking platform is the leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) mobile banking solution in the financial services industry today. mFoundry has an extensive partner network that includes FIS, Open Solutions, COCC, PSCU Financial Services, NCR, CO-OP, First Data and PayPal. These partnerships, combined with its extensive implementation experience and flexible SaaS-based architecture help it deploy mobile banking solutions quickly. While known best for its mobile banking innovation, mFoundry has also demonstrated leadership in mobile payments, leading Starbucks Card Mobile, the most successful mobile payments program to date, currently used across more than 6,800 Starbucks. mFoundry was founded in 2004 by Drew Sievers and Rodney Aiglstorfer. The company is headquartered in Larkspur, California, with additional offices in downtown San Francisco. For more information, please visit http://www.mfoundry.com.

Etrieve

Series B in 2000
Etrieve provides wireless mobile office solutions to corporations and individuals.

Acalvio Technologies

Series A in 2015
Acalvio provides Advanced Threat Defense (ATD) solutions to detect, engage and respond to malicious activity inside the perimeter. The solutions are anchored on patented innovations in Deception and Data Science. This enables a DevOps approach to ATD, enabling ease of deployment, monitoring and management. Acalvio enriches its threat intelligence by data obtained from internal and partner ecosystems, enabling customers to benefit from defense in depth, reduce false positives, and derive actionable intelligence for remediation.

Lala

Series C in 2008
Lala is a hub for online music discovery and purchasing. Users can listen for free music, adding tracks to their playlist as they surf. members who download a plugin can turn Lala into an online music locker that syncs their desktop music libraries to their Lala account. Long uploads aren't necessary. If Lala already has the song in their library, they simply unlock the file to you online. It was announced by the New York Times on December 4, 2009, that Lala was acquired by Apple, Inc.

Referly

Seed Round in 2012
Referly is an Online Referral System for Your Social Network. Referly tracks the links you share, and rewards you for your friends’ actions. When you share your favorite products and services, you build a reputation as the “go-to guru” for the things you love, and get rewards for generating purchases.

Keas

Series C in 2014
Keas is an employee engagement and benefits management platform for enterprise HR with an emphasis on health benefits and corporate wellness. Keas provides HR with a consumer-style app for employees and dependents that is gamified, social, and mobile with 10x greater engagement than other health IT apps. For HR professions, Keas delivers a SaaS-based enterprise platform that includes analytics, integration, and cross-vendor management and reporting functionality. Keas is the only vendor that guarantees employee engagement and seamless integration of all health tech and services vendors for both employees and HR. Keas delivers high ROI by driving HR and employee productivity, supporting the benefits strategy, and managing health risks and costs.

Heavybit, Inc.

Seed Round in 2013
Heavybit helps companies scale. We focus exclusively on companies building cloud infrastructure, developer tools, and APIs. Based in San Francisco, our program provides capital, strategic advice, operational services, and an expansive network to help grow companies of all sizes. The Heavybit community is the only one of its kind to focus solely on turning products loved by developers into successful businesses.

Centeris Corporation

Series A in 2005
Centeris solutions, Likewise Admin and Likewise Identity, provide familiar Windows-based tools for system administrators to easily configure server roles and seamlessly integrate Linux and UNIX systems with Microsoft Active Directory. This enables companies running mixed networks to utilize existing Windows skills/resources, maximize the value of their Active Directory investment, strengthen the security of their network and lower Linux server TCO.

mFoundry

Series B in 2006
mFoundry is the most popular mobile banking solution in the U.S., the choice of more than 800 banks and credit unions nationwide. mFoundry's award-winning mBanking platform is the leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) mobile banking solution in the financial services industry today. mFoundry has an extensive partner network that includes FIS, Open Solutions, COCC, PSCU Financial Services, NCR, CO-OP, First Data and PayPal. These partnerships, combined with its extensive implementation experience and flexible SaaS-based architecture help it deploy mobile banking solutions quickly. While known best for its mobile banking innovation, mFoundry has also demonstrated leadership in mobile payments, leading Starbucks Card Mobile, the most successful mobile payments program to date, currently used across more than 6,800 Starbucks. mFoundry was founded in 2004 by Drew Sievers and Rodney Aiglstorfer. The company is headquartered in Larkspur, California, with additional offices in downtown San Francisco. For more information, please visit http://www.mfoundry.com.

Cloudmark

Venture Round in 2010
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.

Auxon Corporation

Venture Round in 2019
Auxon is a software company that enables AI & systems engineers to build safe, resilient systems. It is a highly-automated system that requires tight integration of complex hardware & software that must interact predictably and safely with the physical world. This increasing complexity has led to expensive production delays, safety recalls, and cyber-security breaches as emergent failures become increasingly commonplace. Auxon’s advanced software tools provide users with continuous, intelligent analysis of potential system problems during development and after deployment, so they can get to market faster with safer, more resilient, and more secure products. The company's continuous verification & validation platform proactively expose hidden system flaws to help you avoid systematic failures while engineering for resilience against random faults.

Lockdown Networks

Series B in 2007
Lockdown Networks

Symend Inc.

Series B in 2020
Symend Inc. develops debt recovery solutions. It provides a software platform that reduces the incidence of debt delinquency while creating a positive experience for everyone involved in the debt collection process. Its platform combines automation, predictive analytics, and positive collections tactics. It includes treatment planning, campaign planning, self-treatment toolkit, and business logic control. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is based in Calgary, Canada, with additional offi9ces in Toronto, Ontario and Denver, Colorado.

Lala

Venture Round in 2006
Lala is a hub for online music discovery and purchasing. Users can listen for free music, adding tracks to their playlist as they surf. members who download a plugin can turn Lala into an online music locker that syncs their desktop music libraries to their Lala account. Long uploads aren't necessary. If Lala already has the song in their library, they simply unlock the file to you online. It was announced by the New York Times on December 4, 2009, that Lala was acquired by Apple, Inc.

Apprenda

Series C in 2013
Apprenda is a developer of a cloud-based enterprise platform used to power the next generation of enterprise software development. The company creates and supports modern, enterprise-ready application platforms for both cloud-native and traditional application workloads. With more than a decade of deep, enterprise customer insights, it provides compatible solution offerings for both individuals and IT departments, removing friction from the software delivery process and transforming IT into an engine of growth. Apprenda was established in 2007 and is headquartered in Troy, New York.

RLX Technologies

Series E in 2005
As of October 19, 2005, RLX Technologies, Inc. was acquired by Hewlett-Packard Co. RLX Technologies, Inc. provides blade hardware and management technologies. It offers control tower, which provides remote management, monitoring and control of hardware, operating systems, network services, and various IT resources to consuming management tasks. RLX Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1999 as RocketLogix, Inc. and changed its name to RLX Technologies, Inc. in 2001. The company is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

Azaleos

Series C in 2007
Azaleos Corporation provides the benefits of hosted e-mail and collaboration services for organizations that cannot or will not allow their data to reside outside the datacenter. Azaleos 24X7 remotely managed services for Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, Lync, Active Directory, and BlackBerry Enterprise Server keep information on-premise and under IT control, while uptime, maintenance, and support is handled by experts in its network operations centers.

Pure Networks

Series B in 2006
Equipment management, content and digital services to individuals and companies

Keas

Series A in 2009
Keas is an employee engagement and benefits management platform for enterprise HR with an emphasis on health benefits and corporate wellness. Keas provides HR with a consumer-style app for employees and dependents that is gamified, social, and mobile with 10x greater engagement than other health IT apps. For HR professions, Keas delivers a SaaS-based enterprise platform that includes analytics, integration, and cross-vendor management and reporting functionality. Keas is the only vendor that guarantees employee engagement and seamless integration of all health tech and services vendors for both employees and HR. Keas delivers high ROI by driving HR and employee productivity, supporting the benefits strategy, and managing health risks and costs.

Onehub

Series A in 2009
Onehub Inc. provides online secure sharing and collaboration solutions to businesses. It offers customization, sharing client portal, FTP alternative, secure file sharing, and virtual data room solutions. The company enables businesses to store, organize, and share files in the cloud specifically for iPhone, iPad, and android. Onehub Inc. was founded in 2007 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

Korrio, Inc.

Series A in 2011
Korrio, founded in January 2009, is the developer of Playflow, a 21st-century youth sports automation platform. Korrio has a singular focus on kids and sports. The company's mission is to transform the sports experience and elevate the level at which sports are played by automating the things that get in the way — like registration/payment, team formation, rosters, scheduling, communication, and web hosting. Korrio is easy, safe, integrated, and mobile. Visit us online at korrio.com and watch our Korrio video to learn how to elevate your game.
Maka Autonomous Robotic Systems, Inc. designs and develops mobile robots for weed control. The company’s products specialize in robotics, autonomous, and deep learning technologies focused on eliminating weeds and unwanted plants, enabling cultivators to optimize crop yield. Maka Autonomous Robotic Systems, Inc. was incorporated in 2018 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

SourceLabs

Venture Round in 2006
SourceLabs is a provider of a set of tools and services used to support open source software like Linux. The company sells subscriptions for enterprise support, maintenance, and upgrades for open source software, including SASH, offers a proprietary Open Source Management System and is also behind the wiki website SWiK, a community project that documents open source software.

Topsy Labs

Venture Round in 2012
Topsy is a social analytics company that gives you instant answers to critical business questions through real-time analysis of public conversations. Operating the world's only index of the public social web, Topsy is used by some of the largest global marketing, news, entertainment, and financial organizations to get real-time insights into a wide variety of business questions: everything from spotting breaking news and identifying customer satisfaction issues, to gauging response to TV programming and understanding political sentiment. Many of the world’s largest brands also use Topsy as their day-to-day social dashboard to discover and track the impact of trending topics and predict future events. Headquartered in San Francisco, Topsy is backed by BlueRun Ventures, Ignition Partners, Founders Fund and Scott Banister. For more information visit: http://about.topsy.com.

Skytap, Inc.

Series E in 2017
Skytap, Inc. provides cloud based development and test environments for migrating and modernizing enterprise applications worldwide. It offers Skytap Cloud, a solution that provides self-service access to production-like environments, which enables development/test teams to test code more frequently. The company’s collaboration tools enable development teams to identify, share, and reproduce software defects. In addition, it offers cloud migration, DevOps, application modernization, training, and independent software vendor solutions; and onboarding and adoption, implementation, and strategic consulting services. Skytap, Inc. was formerly known as illumita, Inc. and changed its name to Skytap, Inc. in April 2008. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. It has other locations in Toronto, Canada; and London, United Kingdom.

Full Capture Solutions

Series A in 2004
Full Capture Solutions, Inc. develops predictive, analytic-driven solutions for the insurance industry. Its analytic technology is applied to insurance claims for discovery, forensic analysis, and predictive modeling. Its applications include automobile, environmental, liability, property, workers compensation, and recovery operations. Full Capture Solutions, was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in East Hartford, Connecticut.

Trifacta

Series C in 2014
Trifacta enables anyone to efficiently explore and prepare data by utilizing machine learning to provide a breakthrough UX and architecture. It also leverages decades of innovative research in human-computer interaction, scalable data management, and machine learning to make the process of preparing data faster and more intuitive. Around the globe, tens of thousands of users at more than 8,000 companies, including leading brands like Deutsche Boerse, Google, Kaiser Permanente, New York Life, and PepsiCo, are unlocking the potential of their data with Trifacta’s market-leading data wrangling solutions. The company develops data wrangling software for data exploration and self-service data preparation for analysis. They focused on building software that helps organizations and individuals unlock the potential of their data by providing a new approach to how data is explored and prepared for analysis. Trifacta was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California, USA, with offices in Boston, Berlin, London, and Paris.

Pure Networks

Series A in 2003
Equipment management, content and digital services to individuals and companies

Spoken Communications

Series B in 2012
Spoken Communications offer these businesses Spoken ConversationCenter, the first conversation-centric solution for the contact center. It provides a single AI-enabled platform for channeling, managing, and analyzing digital conversations – including voice, thanks to TrueMeaning, Spoken’s patented real-time digital voice channel. Spoken ConversationCenter let’s service providers meet the demands of the modern digital consumer now and in the future while optimizing service delivery costs with AI, Big Data, and cloud-first performance.

Forgame

Series A in 2012
Forgame Group (Forgame云游控股) is a Chinese company focused on developing and launching cloud games. Founded in 2009, Forgame is headquartered in Guangzhou. It consists of Feiyin and Jieyou, both of which are brands of game research and development, and Weidong launching platform. Forgame has launched more than 20 sets of self-developed cloud games, including Ming Dynasty, Wan, Wan2, Dream Faerie, Nine Fairy Dream and the Myth in Foreworld, and more. Besides being issued in 91wan of Forgame, these games are also issued on more than 100 platforms, such as, 4399, 360, Baidu, Duowan and PPS, and others with the model of joint operation. In addition, 91wan has successfully launched more than 50 vicegerent games, such as UUYX and Hero Expedition.

RLX Technologies

Series D in 2004
As of October 19, 2005, RLX Technologies, Inc. was acquired by Hewlett-Packard Co. RLX Technologies, Inc. provides blade hardware and management technologies. It offers control tower, which provides remote management, monitoring and control of hardware, operating systems, network services, and various IT resources to consuming management tasks. RLX Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1999 as RocketLogix, Inc. and changed its name to RLX Technologies, Inc. in 2001. The company is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

Glympse

Series B in 2011
Glympse is the only built-for-mobility SaaS company that helps Fortune 1000 companies improve their customer satisfaction by eliminating the friction and anxiety of product and service delivery experiences. The pioneer in real-time temporary location sharing technology, Glympse has a powerful platform that successfully aggregates existing Service, Marketing and Commerce Cloud capabilities into a single easy-to-use Glympse, helping businesses improve communication and increase satisfaction when their products and services are delivered or picked up by their customers. Many of the world's largest brands trust Glympse to provide a best-in-class location experience with their customers.

DocuSign

Series E in 2014
DocuSign, Inc. provides cloud based transaction products and services in the United States. The company offers e-signature solution that enables businesses to digitally prepare, execute, and act on agreements. It serves large enterprises, sole proprietorships, small- to medium-sized businesses, professionals, and individuals. The company was 2003 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

LiveStories

Series A in 2017
LiveStories drives outreach and better decisions using civic data—how communities live, learn, work, and play. Its all-in-one data platform makes it easy to analyze local data, get benchmarks, and create interactive stories. Its customers span government, public health, and business, including the AARP, Gates Foundation, Americans for Non-Smokers' Rights, California Health and Human Services Agency, Maricopa County, and many local health departments.

Talyst, LLC

Series C in 2008
Talyst is engineering the safer pharmacy. The company was founded in 2002 to provide easy-to-use, automated medication management systems to acute care hospital pharmacies. The following year, Talyst launched AutoPharm®, the innovative software platform designed to integrate medication storage, inventory, ordering, barcoding, and clinical systems.

StreamSets

Series A in 2015
StreamSets software delivers performance management for data flows that feed the next generation of big data applications. Its mission is to bring operational excellence to the management of data in motion, so that data continually arrives on-time and with quality, empowering business-critical analysis and decision-making. It was founded in 2014 and headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Full Capture Solutions

Series B in 2006
Full Capture Solutions, Inc. develops predictive, analytic-driven solutions for the insurance industry. Its analytic technology is applied to insurance claims for discovery, forensic analysis, and predictive modeling. Its applications include automobile, environmental, liability, property, workers compensation, and recovery operations. Full Capture Solutions, was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in East Hartford, Connecticut.

Clearsight Systems

Series A in 2002
Clearsight provides embedded application components for decision systems that return unparalleled answers, fast. Utilizing breakthrough mathematics, Clearsight components offer organizations a whole new level of answer—answers that incorporate new types of data and knowledge, assume a dynamic environment, and work in real time. CLARITY. Organizations need to trust that their decision systems deliver the right answers, based on the right information, at the right time. By harnessing a new form of mathematics that fuses data, process, and empirical knowledge, Clearsight systems return better, clearer answers that account for interdependencies and manage uncertainty. SPEED. Decision systems today are complex and costly to build. Through an innovative architecture, which separates the problem definition process from the execution engine, Clearsight application components dramatically increase the efficiency of building and executing powerful decision systems that work in real time. ADAPTABILITY. Keeping decision systems current can be costly and time consuming, but the unique hierarchical modeling structure of Clearsight eases the burden of maintenance. Because its application components are actually built for change, they learn and adapt to new environments, parameters, or inputs and shorten the cycle for changing models.

Nymi

Series B in 2017
Nymi Inc. develops and delivers Nymi Band, a wearable authenticator that identifies a user based on their unique electrocardiogram through proprietary technology called HeartID. The company also offers a mobile application for Android phones to activate their Nymi Bands. It sells its bands online. Nymi Inc. was formerly known as Bionym Inc. and changed its name to Nymi Inc. in December 2014. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

Avvo, Inc.

Series B in 2007
Avvo is an online legal marketplace connecting consumers and lawyers. The lawyer directory provides Avvo-rated profiles, client reviews, and peer endorsements for 97% of all lawyers in the U.S., so consumers can find the lawyer who’s right for the needs. Avvo also helps lawyers grow businesses with marketing tools and services including Avvo Ignite, a cloud-based marketing platform designed specifically for attorneys. Avvo was launched in 2007 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Chef, Inc.

Series E in 2015
Chef, Inc. provides cloud-based infrastructure automation solutions. It offers configuration management, a solution to manage complex infrastructure; cloud management that enables users to manage and scale cloud infrastructure with no downtime or interruptions, as well as build, destroy, and rebuild servers on public or private cloud; and DevOps, a solution for collaboration between development and operations. The company also provides Enterprise Chef that automates user infrastructure that accelerates time to market, helps users to manage scale and complexity, and safeguards their systems; and professional services that include planning, training and skill development, and project-based services. Chef, Inc. was formerly known as Chef, Inc. and changed its name to Opscode, Inc. in December 2013. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Seattle, Washington. As of October 5, 2020, Chef, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Progress Software Corporation.

SnapLogic

Series D in 2014
Connects big data, cloud, and on-prem applications

Xamarin

Series C in 2014
Mobile App Development & App Creation Software

Trifacta

Series D in 2018
Trifacta enables anyone to efficiently explore and prepare data by utilizing machine learning to provide a breakthrough UX and architecture. It also leverages decades of innovative research in human-computer interaction, scalable data management, and machine learning to make the process of preparing data faster and more intuitive. Around the globe, tens of thousands of users at more than 8,000 companies, including leading brands like Deutsche Boerse, Google, Kaiser Permanente, New York Life, and PepsiCo, are unlocking the potential of their data with Trifacta’s market-leading data wrangling solutions. The company develops data wrangling software for data exploration and self-service data preparation for analysis. They focused on building software that helps organizations and individuals unlock the potential of their data by providing a new approach to how data is explored and prepared for analysis. Trifacta was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California, USA, with offices in Boston, Berlin, London, and Paris.

Tractable

Series A in 2017
Tractable Ltd. develops artificial intelligence (AI) based algorithms to learn and perform expert visual tasks. The company’s solution collects damage data, analyses it, enables repairs, and accelerates settlement; and develops AI products for data-rich organizations. Its technology solution is used to transform traditional industries by streamlining outdated processes; and focuses on creating representations that capture the subtlety of real damaged automobiles and properties. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in London, United Kingdom.

Talent Sonar

Series A in 2015
TalentSonar merged with TalVista which helps companies manage unconscious bias for improved diversity hiring with redacted resume review, job description optimization, and structured interviews.

Symplified

Series C in 2012
Symplified is an Identity-as-a-Service-based hybrid platform offering user access to applications and helping meet compliance requirements. The company simplifies user access to applications, provides visibility and control over usage, and helps meet security and compliance requirements. Symplified delivers single sign-on, identity and access management, directory integration, centralized provisioning, strong authentication, mobile device support, and flexible deployment options. Unlike legacy IAM products or lightweight cloud-based offerings, Symplified allows convenient access to any cloud or on-premises application through a unified, customizable SSO portal and delivers a single-tenant identity control point, with no need to replicate sensitive user data to a third party, no “side-door” access to cloud applications and an enterprise-wide audit trail. With operations in Silicon Valley, the northeastern U.S., the Midwestern U.S., the United Kingdom, and EMEA, Symplified is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado.

Nymi

Series A in 2014
Nymi Inc. develops and delivers Nymi Band, a wearable authenticator that identifies a user based on their unique electrocardiogram through proprietary technology called HeartID. The company also offers a mobile application for Android phones to activate their Nymi Bands. It sells its bands online. Nymi Inc. was formerly known as Bionym Inc. and changed its name to Nymi Inc. in December 2014. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

Message Bus

Venture Round in 2014
Mail Bypass, Inc., doing business as Message Bus, provides a cloud-native application service for enabling and powering messaging across email and mobile channels. Its service enables enterprises and application developers to deliver transactional and marketing messages, including emails, SMS, push mails, and social messages. The company was incorporated in 2010 and is based in Corte Madera, California.

Entellium

Venture Round in 2008
Entellium provides customer relationship management (CRM) software for businesses.
Wireless Services Corporation offers advanced data solutions for wireless carriers.

Tempered Networks, Inc.

Series A in 2015
Tempered is a cyber risk management company that reduces cyber risks by providing point and click identity-based micro-segmentation. Its security and cloud network allow users to segment anything to achieve micro-segmentation for an IP resource without infrastructure change or disruption. Tempered Networks was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

eHi Car Services Limited

Series A in 2008
eHi Car Services Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides car rental and car services to individuals, and corporate and institutional clients in China. The company offers self-drive car rental services; and chauffeured car services, including airport pickup and drop-off, inter-office transfers, and other business transportation services, as well as event-driven activities, such as conventions, promotional tours, and special events. eHi Car Services Limited was formerly known as Prudent Choice International Limited. eHi Car Services Limited was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Shanghai, China.

Appature

Series A in 2009
Appature, Inc. was acquired by IMS Health in March 2013. It's a Seattle-based technology company that provides cloud-based marketing software platform, now branded as Nexxus Marketing, designed exclusively for healthcare and life sciences companies. Nexxus Marketing combines a big data marketing database, campaign management engine, and insights for campaign optimization and data visualization.

Airband Communications Holdings

Venture Round in 2010
Airband Communications is the largest WiMAX fixed-wireless provider serving businesses in the United States. They deliver a comprehensive portfolio of high-bandwidth and managed solutions over one of the industry's most scalable last-mile networks. Founded in 2000, Airband built its wholly-owned network to bypass the local phone and cable companies, providing customers with faster install times, unmatched scalability and complete path redundancy from the traditional wireline infrastructure. Today, Airband provides service in 14 markets and is expanding quickly. Airband is managed by a senior leadership team that is focused on providing an exceptional customer experience for every single customer. Their employees are passionate about delivering the results businesses are looking for. Airband are known and respected for their local support staff, exemplary service and customer responsiveness and serve more than 3,500 businesses nationwide.

Cloudmark

Series B in 2003
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.

CrowdAI

Seed Round in 2018
CrowdAI, Inc. develops an artificial-intelligence (AI)-as-a-service platform that sends autonomous vehicles, satellite, or drone images. Its solutions are used to identify features in satellite imagery and track moving obstacles for self-driving cars and automated drones. CrowdAI, Inc. was founded in 2016 and is based in Mountain View, California.

Bonanza

Venture Round in 2010
Bonanza, Inc. operates an online marketplace for buying and selling various products. It enables its users to buy and sell antiques, books, clothing, shoes and accessories, coins and paper money, collectibles, crafts, DVDs and movies, entertainment memorabilia, jewelry and watches, pottery and glass, stamps, toys and hobbies, and cards and fan shop; and art, health and beauty, home and garden, and sports related products. The company was formerly known as Bonanzle and changed its name to Bonanza, Inc. in September 2010. Bonanza, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

Zenprise

Venture Round in 2009
Zenprise offers secure mobile device management, protecting all layers of the mobile enterprise to keep organizations secure and compliant.
Oriental Cambridge Education Group is an educational institution that offers undergraduate, preschool, and vocational educational services. The company owns and operates primary, middle, kindergarten, computer technology, vocational and technical, and foreign language primary schools. It also operates Heilongjiang University Cambridge College. The Oriental Cambridge Education Group was founded in 1986 and is based in Beijing, China.

Consera Software

Series A in 2003
Consera Software offers server management solutions that manages complex information technology infrastructures. Consera Software was founded in 2002 and is based in Bellevue, Washington.

Hipmunk

Series B in 2012
Hipmunk is a travel search site that aims to take the agony out of travel planning. Their mission is to help people book travel faster and more efficiently. Hipmunk was designed to help people who are overwhelmed with pages of irrelevant search results. Hipmunk presents flight results in a visual timeline that allows people to select the best flight for them at a glance. Hotel results are shown on a map so that people can view wherein a destination they will be staying and the landmarks near them.

Realm ApS

Seed Round in 2011
Realm ApS develops a mobile database. The company’s mobile database serves as a replacement for SQLite and Core Data; and is accessible on Android, and iOS and OSX platforms. Its mobile database comprises querying, relationships and graphs, thread safety, and other features; and provides memory-efficient access to the user’s data by using Realm objects. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Copenhagen, Denmark with an additional office in San Francisco, California. As of May 7, 2019, Realm ApS operates as a subsidiary of MongoDB, Inc.

Chirply

Seed Round in 2011
Chirply is a platform for crowd-sourcing & crowd-curating design. Chirply's mission is to build engagement, stickiness, and virality through crowd-sourcing design. Initially the company focused on the launch of a marketplace for crowd-sourced design for paper goods - an industry that hasn't been disrupted since the advent of the printing press. Chirply then launched a B2B platform for crowd-sourced design for brands to help engage users and use design to make daily products inspiring.

Swype

Series C in 2011
Swype creates text input technology for screens. The patented interface enables users to create words with one continuous finger motion across an on-screen keyboard. This approach provides a faster and easier way to write. Swype delivers single-tap, multi-tap, predictive and "swype" motions for both stylus and finger based input. In addition, the application is designed to work across a variety of devices such as phones, tablets, game consoles, kiosks, televisions, virtual screens and more. Seattle based Swype Inc. was founded by Cliff Kushler and Randy Marsden in 2003. Cliff is the co-inventor of T9, the standard predictive text-entry solution used on almost 3 billion mobile phones worldwide. Randy is the developer of the onscreen keyboard included in Windows, with an installed base of over 500 million units

BlueData Software, Inc.

Series B in 2013
BlueData provides the leading container-based software platform for AI, machine learning, data science, and big data analytics focuses on helping enterprises to accelerate their deployments, with faster time-to-value and lower TCO. The BlueData platform leverages Docker container technology and patented innovations to make it easier, faster, and more cost-effective to deploy Spark, Kafka, TensorFlow, Hadoop, and other AI / ML / DL and big data.

KenSci Inc.

Series B in 2019
KenSci's machine learning powered risk prediction platform helps healthcare providers and payers intervene early by identifying clinical, financial and operational risk to save costs and lives. KenSci's platform is engineered to ingest, transform and integrate healthcare data across clinical, claims, and patient-generated sources. With a library of pre-built models and modular solutions, KenSci's machine learning platform to integrates into existing workflows allowing health systems to better identify utilization, variation and improve hospital operations. With Explainable AI models for healthcare, KenSci is making risk-based prediction more efficient and accountable.

Klir Technologies

Series A in 2005
Klir Technologies, Inc. provides information technology management solutions through a software-as-a-service business model. Its solutions include application, bandwidth, network, and server management. The company also provides Klir Analytics, a Web-based interface that provides access to the information technology metrics, performance, utilization, and analytics, as well as manages information technology systems, including applications, bandwidth, networks, and servers. In addition, its software-as-a-service delivery model creates Web 2.0 community, which enables customers to publish, share, and copy information technology practices to use and leverage within their own information technology environments. The company’s customers include manufacturing, retail, transportation, government, professional services, and health care market segments. Klir Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

Docker

Series D in 2015
Docker develops an open platform for building, shipping, and running distributed applications. Its platform allows developers and system administrators to create and run applications as a collection of containers that work across laptops, data center virtual machines, and public cloud instances. Docker also offers an application run-time and packaging tool and a cloud service for sharing applications and automating workflows. Starting in 2008, dotCloud became Docker in October 2013, with its headquarters in San Francisco, California.
Led by a team of world-renowned scientists and executives, Jupiter provides data and analytics services to better predict and manage risks from weather and sea-level rise, storm intensification and rising temperatures caused by medium- to long-term climate change. Jupiter’s ClimateScore Intelligence Platform provides sophisticated, dynamic, hyper-local, current to 50-year predicted risks from weather in a changing climate. The company’s FloodScore and HeatScore services are currently focused on climate-related risk assessment and management for New York City, South Florida and the Atlantic Coast with global expansion underway. Jupiter’s models are based on the latest science, as developed by the global Earth and Ocean Systems community.

PaxVax

Series B in 2013
PaxVax is a vaccine start-up company developing candidate oral vaccines for influenza, and key infectious diseases. It has developed a proprietary oral vaccine technology based on a common virus called adenovirus. The technology removes the delivery hurdles of traditional injectable vaccines, namely the need for cold storage, needles, and administration by medical personnel. PaxVax was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Tipbit

Series A in 2014
Tipbit returns email to killer app status by recreating it to make working from the smartphone easier and more productive – as often as possible, turning everyday tasks into a single swipe of a thumb or finger. It is the only mobile app that pulls everything a person needs to work effectively on the go into a single interface.

Fat Spaniel Technologies

Series B in 2008
Founded in 2003, Fat Spaniel Technologies is the leading independent provider of critical monitoring and reporting services for the renewable energy industry. Today, the company's solutions are utilized by solar power producers, financiers, system integrators, and OEMs, and growing a growing number of wind power companies. Fat Spaniel solutions help optimize energy output, reduce operations and maintenance costs, contain risk, and increase return on investment for renewable energy power plant projects.

Aviatrix Systems

Series A in 2015
Aviatrix Systems is a software-defined cloud routing pioneer that builds the enterprise multi-cloud backbone. It is purpose-built with easy and secure networking software for cloud engineers. Aviatrix networking and security software delivers simplicity, performance, and scale required for enterprises moving to the cloud.
Led by a team of world-renowned scientists and executives, Jupiter provides data and analytics services to better predict and manage risks from weather and sea-level rise, storm intensification and rising temperatures caused by medium- to long-term climate change. Jupiter’s ClimateScore Intelligence Platform provides sophisticated, dynamic, hyper-local, current to 50-year predicted risks from weather in a changing climate. The company’s FloodScore and HeatScore services are currently focused on climate-related risk assessment and management for New York City, South Florida and the Atlantic Coast with global expansion underway. Jupiter’s models are based on the latest science, as developed by the global Earth and Ocean Systems community.

Skytap, Inc.

Series B in 2009
Skytap, Inc. provides cloud based development and test environments for migrating and modernizing enterprise applications worldwide. It offers Skytap Cloud, a solution that provides self-service access to production-like environments, which enables development/test teams to test code more frequently. The company’s collaboration tools enable development teams to identify, share, and reproduce software defects. In addition, it offers cloud migration, DevOps, application modernization, training, and independent software vendor solutions; and onboarding and adoption, implementation, and strategic consulting services. Skytap, Inc. was formerly known as illumita, Inc. and changed its name to Skytap, Inc. in April 2008. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. It has other locations in Toronto, Canada; and London, United Kingdom.

fotopedia

Series A in 2009
Fotopedia is a developer of travel applications that feature photography from their online community Fotopedia brings you the ultimate application suite for travel and discovery. Their applications, specifically designed for the iPhone and the iPad, are available worldwide in 9 languages. Featuring stunning photography from professional photographers and the Fotopedia community, their beautiful apps provide first-class luxury for your digital travels. With 15 apps, 17M users and 200M page views per month, we offer brands an effective, beautiful and easy way to reach their audience in more than 200 countries and territories all at once. Their latest application, Fotopedia Reporter, let's you discover and explore the world with photography stories. Get it on the [App Store](http://bit.ly/FPReporter)

Bromium

Series A in 2011
Provider of micro-virtualization and hardware based security for enterprise desktops

Cask Data, Inc.

Seed Round in 2012
Acquired by Google. Founded by developers for developers, Cask, the open source software company makes building and running big data solutions easy, provides the first unified integration platform for big data that cuts down the time to production for data applications and data lakes by 80%. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., the company is backed by leading investors including Battery Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, and Ignition Partners.

Avvo, Inc.

Series D in 2014
Avvo is an online legal marketplace connecting consumers and lawyers. The lawyer directory provides Avvo-rated profiles, client reviews, and peer endorsements for 97% of all lawyers in the U.S., so consumers can find the lawyer who’s right for the needs. Avvo also helps lawyers grow businesses with marketing tools and services including Avvo Ignite, a cloud-based marketing platform designed specifically for attorneys. Avvo was launched in 2007 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

LaLa Media

Venture Round in 2006
Lala was a revolutionary cloud-based hub for online music discovery and purchase, enabling consumers to more effectively manage their digital music, find and purchase new titles that fit their taste, and access music recommendations through a variety of digital channels. Lala was acquired by Apple in 2009.

AppFog

Series B in 2011
AppFog is a Platform-as-a-Service system for public clouds. This PaaS supports technology such as Java, Python, PHP, Ruby, MySQL, and more; and enables users to get add-ons and choose cross-cloud infrastructure such as CenturyLink Cloud, AWS US, AWS Europe, and AWS Asia.

Judys Book

Series A in 2004
Th Social Search® tool to get the trusted scoop on local places.

Nymi

Series A in 2016
Nymi Inc. develops and delivers Nymi Band, a wearable authenticator that identifies a user based on their unique electrocardiogram through proprietary technology called HeartID. The company also offers a mobile application for Android phones to activate their Nymi Bands. It sells its bands online. Nymi Inc. was formerly known as Bionym Inc. and changed its name to Nymi Inc. in December 2014. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

RadioFrame

Series D in 2003
RadioFrame Networks is a supplier of targeted base-transceiver station solutions. It offers base-transceiver station solutions to the wireless communications industry. The company’s products include wireless base stations, iDEN network management tools, pico and femtocell base stations, microcell and macrocell base stations, and network and system management systems.

SEVEN Networks

Series B in 2001
SEVEN Networks, Inc. develops software solutions that deliver device-centric mobile traffic management and analytics for wireless carriers worldwide. The company offers Open Channel, a software product line that delivers mobile traffic visibility, optimization, and management restoring control over data traffic to wireless carriers and enhancing end-user experience; Mobile Apps that simplify the social messaging experience for consumers while giving wireless carriers a set of messaging applications for chat, email, social networking, IM, and more; and Push Technology and Push Notifications that minimize the amount of traffic on wireless networks compared to polling approaches while delivering a higher level of user engagement with mobile applications and services. It also provides technical support services for Open Channel products; and professional services, such as solution integration and deployment, device integration, managed services, and technical training. The company was formerly known as Leap Corporation and changed its name to SEVEN Networks, Inc. in December, 2000. SEVEN Networks, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in San Carlos, California, with local offices around the globe.