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Companies listed in alphabetical order by state.


Menlo Park, California

ZeaChem, Inc. is developing a cellulose-based biorefinery platform producing either ethanol or a broad portfolio of other chemicals.  ZeaChem's innovative process was designed for high yield.  The company is pioneering biorefinery technology using combinations of biochemical and thermochemical processing steps.


Milpitas, California

Virident Systems builds enterprise-class solutions based on Flash and other storage-class memories (SCM). These disruptive technologies will revolutionize the data center and cloud computing by solving performance, reliability, and serviceability problems that further compound in large-scale deployment of SSDs in the current environment. Virident Systems was founded by notable Silicon Valley veterans from Google, Sun Microsystems, Cisco, SGI, and Intel.


Mountain View, California

BitYota delivers a warehouse-as-a-service for Big Data Analytics. SaaS takes away both Big Cost and Big Headache making Big Data analytics accessible in the fastest, affordable way to the most number of users, with no compromise on functionality or service levels.

Pelican Imaging

Mountain View, California

Pelican Imaging Corporation is a venture-backed software start-up in the business of commercializing computational cameras for the smartphone market. The company is developing a new camera technology that directly addresses the challenges posed by conventional camera design and small pixels. 


Mountain View, California

Sonics develops a communication subsystem that integrates data and controls traffic on a single chip.

MarketLive, Inc.

Petaluma, California

MarketLive, Inc. is the leading provider of e-commerce retail technology and services for selling online. The MarketLive® platform is an enterprise-class retail e-commerce solution specifically designed to meet the unique requirements of catalogers, retailers, direct marketers, and brand manufacturers.


Redwood City, California

Nominum is a pioneering provider of IP address infrastructure software for enterprises that require reliable and secure DNS, DHCP and IP address management for their mission critical networks.


Redwood City, California

oDesk enables buyers of services to hire, manage, and pay technology service providers from around the world.  Buyers choose oDesk for top global talent, comprehensive management tools, and a flexible hourly payment model. Service Providers choose oDesk for challenging jobs and guaranteed payment.


Redwood Shores, California

StrongView is the cross-channel marketing software provider that gives enterprise marketers a stronger view of how to acquire and engage customers across email, mobile, social, display and web. Combining the strongest technology and proven marketing know-how, StrongView provides enterprise marketers unparalleled insight into how to deepen customer relationships and maximize results. The platform is offered as either SaaS or on-premise, allowing companies to deploy StrongView?s technologies in the manner with which most fits their needs.

Luidia, Inc.

San Carlos, California

Luidia Inc. develops technologies and products that simplify, improve, and enhance human-computer interactions. Luidia's award-winning eBeam technology is applicable to a wide variety of markets, from large format information display to small mobile devices. The highly embeddable technology enables intuitive 2D and 3D interaction with visual data as part of OEM products or as a stand alone system.


San Francisco, California

HR and recruiting have been begging for innovation. That’s why Gild is here. Gild exists to bring meritocracy to the professional world by providing hiring solutions that illuminate who’s talented.

Linden Lab

San Francisco, California

Linden Lab is a privately held company established to develop an extraordinary new form of shared 3D entertainment. Through its first product, "Second Life," Linden Lab offers a truly collaborative, immersive and open-ended entertainment experience, where together people create and inhabit a virtual world of their own design.


San Francisco, California

Rev is a services marketplace that works with the top 10 percent of freelancers, and delivers services to businesses at half the price and twice the speed of traditional vendors.  Rev's first two services are audio transcription and document translation.

Zynga (Challenge Games)

San Francisco, California

Zynga is a social network game developer located in San Francisco, California, United States. The company develops browser-based games that work both stand-alone and as application widgets on social networking websites such as Facebook and MySpace.  Zynga acquired Challenge Games, a Globespan portfolio company, in 2010.

Palo Alto Networks

San Jose, California

Palo Alto Networks™ enables visibility and policy control of applications running on enterprise networks. Based on innovative App-ID™ application classification technology, the Palo Alto Networks PA-4000 Series is a next-generation firewall that accurately identifies applications – regardless of port, protocol, evasive tactic or even SSL encryption – at 10Gbps with no performance degradation.

Silicor Materials

San Jose, California

Silicor Materials Inc. is the new name for Calisolar Inc., effective February 1, 2012. Silicor Materials is a manufacturer of solar and aluminum products, including the leading high-quality, low-cost solar silicon. The company has silicon purification operations at the company's wholly owned subsidiary, Silicor Materials Canada Inc., located in Ontario, Canada; and a state-of-the-art research and development center in Berlin, Germany. Its investors include Advanced Technology Ventures, Globespan Capital Partners, Good Energies, Hudson Clean Energy Partners, and Ventures West.


San Mateo, California

CloudShare Inc. is the fastest and easiest way to develop, test, demo and train on business applications in the cloud. With no capital investment in hardware or supporting IT infrastructure, developers and IT admins can quickly and easily scale up (or down) and focus on the core, most valuable, highly differentiated parts of their business.


Santa Clara, California

Analogix is a provider of high-performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products for the backplane interconnect, Long Reach Ethernet, and HDMI markets.


Saratoga, California

Roku is the leading Internet TV platform. Founded by Anthony Wood, inventor of the DVR, Roku was created to reinvent the way consumers experience TV by making entertainment available instantly. The award-winning Roku streaming players are now renowned for their simplicity, exceptional value and breadth of content.

Credit Sesame

Sunnyvale, California

Credit Sesame is a free online personal finance tool that gives consumers an easy way to monitor and manage their credit and loans all in one place and save money on debt. It provides consumers with free access to their credit score, analysis, advice and tools to take control of their finances, unlock their credit potential and borrow smarter. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Sunnyvale, California.


Alpharetta, Georgia

Global 2000 enterprises leverage the OpenSpan Platform to integrate applications, service-enable legacy systems, automate business processes, extend functionality and build new composite applications in order to realize immediate value on their IT investments. OpenSpan and its partners utilize the company’s unique approach to integration to accelerate service-oriented architecture (SOA) deployments and increase enterprise desktop productivity. OpenSpan received the 2008 SIIA CODiE Award for Software Newcomer of the Year, the 2008 Editors’ Choice Award from Redmond magazine and the 2007 Product of the Year Award from Customer Interaction Solutions magazine. A venture-backed company, OpenSpan is headquartered in Alpharetta, GA. More information about OpenSpan is located online at


Warrenville, Illinois

Coskata, Inc. is a biology-based renewable energy company, with technology for the production of liquid fuels. Using proprietary microorganisms and transformative bioreactor designs, the company will produce ethanol for under US$1.00 per gallon anywhere in the world, from almost any input material (feedstock).

SMS GupShup

Mumbai, India

SMS GupShup is the world’s largest social SMS service that allows users to communicate and connect with family, friends and fans using mobile handsets. SMS GupShup extends the capabilities of p2p sms technology to social messaging including 1-to-many, many-to-many and many-to-1 communication, thereby enabling social interactions on sms, the only medium that reaches 4 billion users worldwide. Launched in April 2007, it is used by 26 million users in over 2 million communities.


Herzliya, Israel

Pursway provides Influencer Marketing Management solutions that help telecommunications, finance, and retail marketing organizations implement a whole new way of reaching consumers – through the people they know and trust most.


Herzliya Pituach, Israel

Kontera discovers editorial content and delivers brands’ advertising, content and social assets for optimal results.  The Kontera Synapse platform analyzes more than 400 million daily page views, in real-time, across 15,000 exclusive publishers and a majority of the comScore top 1,000 sites. Kontera’s Synapse, understands web-wide “conversation” and interest trends, as well as granular page topics. Kontera uses this information to create the highest brand relevance for consumers through dynamic use of brand assets and brand owned content. The company reaches more than 170 million consumers each month with its mobile, social, display and in-content marketing solutions.


Tel Aviv, Israel

SundaySky developes video solutions which enables publishers to quickly, easily and cost effectively infuse their website with video. The SundaySky DynamicVideo™ platform extracts the content from any website and molds it into high-quality professional video clips. The clips are generated on the fly, and remain current with the ever changing content of the website while providing online publishers a new avenue of revenue and helping them to better capitalize on their content.

Solar Silicon Technology (SST)

Chiba, Japan

Solar Silicon Technology is a leading manufacturer of innovative crystalline silicon for Solar cells.
Tremendous demand of Photovoltic cell in the world has caused the higher prices of solar grade silicon. SST's Zinc-Mediated reduction method makes low purity metallurgical silicon into Solar Grade Silicon with lower cost.

Shimei Semiconductor

Kyoto, Japan

Shimei Semiconductor is developing disruptive technology that allows LED chips to be on silicon substrate without Gallium depositions. The silicon crystal substrate LED has technical and economical advantages over the existing sapphire substrate LED, which currently dominates the market.


Boston, Massachusetts

Optaros delivers digital commerce services that embrace emerging technologies to create exceptional branded experiences. Optaros provides the technical capabilities of a systems integrations company, the UX and creative design of an interactive agency, and the insights of an expert commerce consultancy. Our expertise spans the full commerce ecosystem, from customer-facing experiences to integrations with enterprise back-office applications. Founded in 2004, Optaros has served over 200 clients including Wal-Mart, Macy’s, McKesson, Rue La La and PUMA.

Perfecto Mobile

Boston, Massachusetts

Perfecto Mobile is the leading global provider of cloud-based, enterprise-grade testing, automation and monitoring solutions for mobile applications. Perfecto’s SaaS-based MobileCloud™ platform enables enterprises to remotely test and monitor their apps using real smartphones and tablets connected to live cellular networks around the world, without the cost and risk of managing and procuring devices.


Burlington, Massachusetts

VMTurbo simplifies the administration of complex virtual environments enabling you to increase utilization, drive virtualization more broadly, and adopt cloud architectures.


Cambridge, Massachusetts

BitSight is transforming how companies manage technology risk. BitSight's global platform measures risk by collecting and analyzing vast amounts of data on security behaviors. With its empirical, data-driven risk assessments, BitSight provides organizations with the insight needed to proactively identify, quantify, and mitigate risk.


Framingham, Massachusetts

A pioneer in the storage services sector, GlassHouse Technologies distinguishes itself by providing solutions from strategy to operations. GlassHouse offers guaranteed services focused on technology and organizational effectiveness.


Newton, Massachusetts

Kaminario uses off-the-shelf blade servers and SSD media to create a blazingly fast, highly available and easy-to-deploy distributed storage grid appliance. Driven by Kaminario's innovative SPEAR, the K2 supports millions of IOPS, tens of GB/s of throughput and extremely low latency - all without compromising on high availability. The SPEAR Storage Operating System contains Automated Data Distribution™ and Intelligent Parallel I/O Processing™ that deliver record-breaking read and write performance, eliminating hot spots and bottlenecks automatically.


Woburn, Massachusetts

Nantero is a nanotechnology company using carbon nanotubes for the development of next-generation semiconductor devices. Nantero’s main focus is the development of NRAM™ –a high-density nonvolatile random access storage device. NRAM™ will replace all existing forms of storage, such as DRAM, SRAM and flash memory, with a high-density nonvolatile RAM – ‘universal memory.’


New York, New York

Enterproid provides a dual persona user experience that is secured and cloud-managed by IT

Overture Networks

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Overture provides an entrance to a smarter network. We are the preferred Carrier Ethernet edge and aggregation partner to more than 450 service providers and network operators worldwide. With Overture, customers can leverage Carrier Ethernet to multiply revenue and streamline operational costs by enabling high-capacity Ethernet services over any physical media, including fiber, copper and TDM.  Overture’s solutions are recognized for being reliable and easy to use, arming customers to compete in demanding applications such as cloud computing and mobile communications that require greater bandwidth and smarter networks.


Seattle, Washington

Redfin is the real estate industry's first online brokerage, combining a customer-focused team of real estate agents with online tools for making the process of buying or selling a home easy. Redfin's agents handle every facet of a transaction, including tours, pricing analyses, negotiations, inspections and closings. Redfin is the only major search site to feature listings direct from broker databases as well as for-sale-by-owner and foreclosure properties from across the Internet. The company pays its agents customer-satisfaction bonuses, not commissions, and surveys every client, publishing each survey alongside the agent's complete deal history.  

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