Our Portfolio Companies

CURRENT INVESTMENTS

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Capella
Consumer Brands
DiVX
Global Logic
Mogreet

Capella

Capella is the industry leader of wavelength selective switch (WSS) technology for use in reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexers (ROADM) and optical cross connect (OXC) applications. Capella’s patented WavePath® products provide the best performing WSS on the market offering dynamic, remote reconfigurability with fully integrated optical channel monitoring (OCM), essential technology for next-generation ROADMs.


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Consumer Brands

Consumer Brands, LLC is an internet domain developer and online publisher.  The company acquires or creates Internet brands and increases their asset value by building proprietary software, mobile applications and websites with recurring revenue and earnings.  The company’s domain portfolio is focused on consumer and healthcare brands.   Programmers, developers, artists, writers, scientists, physicians, content specialists and experienced marketers comprise the team, which places high value on quality content.  Consumer Brands strives to develop sites that are current, informative, actionable and entertaining.


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DiVX

DivX is a digital media format that puts the tools of digital expression directly into the hands of the people. Since 1999, a global following has embraced DivX as a way to free digital video from the constraints of physical media. Today, DivX technology lets millions of people share in a vivid flow of events and ideas, projected through images that come alive to inspire, amuse, inform, educate and entertain. IPO: DivX (NASDAQ SYMBOL: DIVX)


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Global Logic

Outsourced Mobile software and IT services.  GlobalLogic Inc. partners with technology and software-enabled businesses to deliver quality products to market rapidly and cost-effectively.


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Mogreet

Video mobile messaging. Mogreet is a pioneer in the mobile video messaging business, creating the first business of its kind. Using “Mogreets”, consumers can communicate in a far more expressive and engaging way by sending short video messages, instead of just simple text and images, to and from their mobile phones.


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NEI
Tela Innovations
Theranos

NEI

NEI designs and builds vessel ballast water treatment systems to significantly reduce corrosion in vessel ballast tanks and simultaneously disinfect ballast water in order to prevent the spread of marine invasive organisms (an issue the UN rates as one of the three most destructive environmental problems globally).


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Tela Innovations

Provides a next generation solution for designing advanced semiconductors in the 'sub wavelength,' low k 1 era - 45nm and beyond. Tela’s focus is to innovate in the area of physical IC design to enable improved optimization of IC manufacturing processes. Unlike many Design for Manufacturing (DFM) approaches that look to “fix” a design, Tela is focused on creating a design methodology upfront that is highly manufacturable in a given lithography system.


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Theranos

A biomedical device company pioneering the field of Theranostics–the integration of technology with medical therapies to deliver the RIGHT drug, in the RIGHT dose, to the RIGHT patient at the RIGHT time. Theranos provides clinical decision-support systems that enable pharmaceutical companies to develop safer, more efficacious drugs for individualized patient treatment.


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EXITED INVESTMENTS

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3Ga
Auction Rover
Dexcom
Force10
Microfabrica

3Ga

3GA's solution for collaborative digital mockup and predictive product engineering allows geometry and engineering data to be modified parametrically in real-time with bi-directional associativity to the original mechanical 3D CAD authoring tool. 

Exit: Acquired by Kubota


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Auction Rover

AuctionRover.com was the one-stop resource for all online auctioning needs. 

Exit: AuctionRover was acquired by GoTo.com/Overture (Nasdaq: GOTO), acquired by Yahoo (YHOO). 


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Dexcom

Developer of long and short-term continuous glucose monitoring devices.                   

IPO: DexCom (NASDAQ SYMBOL: DXCM)  


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Force10

The pioneer in resilient Gigabit and 10 Gigabit Ethernet switching and routing systems. Force10 Networks provides the reliable infrastructure required to build and secure intelligent services networks.  Force10’s products deliver the scalability, reliability and application awareness to cost-effectively deliver content from the enterprise or converged network to the mobile business user or consumer.

Exit: acquired by Dell.


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Microfabrica

Manufactures micro-devices that enable customers in select high-growth markets to make quantum leaps in functionality, performance, and cost. The advantages of the company’s approach stem from its unique and patented EFAB micro-fabrication technology which can create complex 3-dimensional micron-precision metal structures with unprecedented flexibility.


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Mobile 365
Preview Systems
Siimpel

Mobile 365

Mobile-messaging services for mobile operators, content providers, corporate brands, and media companies.  

Exit: Acquired by Sybase (NYSE:SY) in 2006


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Preview Systems

Preview Systems builds e-commerce technology for digital goods, based on an open distribution model, that delivers a quality customer buying experience. Its systems use the Internet to connect all partners in the distribution chain and provide secure packaging and branding control, flexible fulfillment and license management and complete customer tracking. Preview Systems is an emerging standard -- giving publishers, distributors and resellers the freedom to design their on-line distribution network using existing business rules and merchandising unique offerings.

IPO: Preview Systems (NASDAQ SYMBOL: PRVW)


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Siimpel

Siimpel (Formerly Siwave) is a firm that specializes in Integrated Optical MicroSystems and MEMS Fabrication and Product Development services. Siimpel is actively collaborating with the world’s leading consumer electronics, mobile communications and digital imaging leaders to deliver high quality digital camera products that fit the size constraints of mobile platforms.

Exit: Acquired by Tessera Technologies


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