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Complex Media

Vertical ad network

Complex Media is the premier multi-media platform for young males, featuring a network of entertainment, sports and lifestyle properties, and a flagship site, Complex.com, which is the online hub of Complex magazine (launched in 2002). Complex Media sites are carefully selected and curated to maintain editorial integrity and consistency. Complex Media -- which has 65 million monthly unique visitors -- successfully engages the hard-to-reach male demographic around lifestyle content with an authentic voice that is powered by a sophisticated social platform. 

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Conformative

Acquired by Intel (NASDAQ: INTC)

XML Servers

Convio

NASDAQ IPO 2010; Acq by Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB)

Convio is a provider of software and services to help nonprofits use the Internet strategically to build strong relationships with constituents for driving fundraising, advocacy and other forms of support. Convio has online solutions for fundraising and membership, advocacy, special events, volunteer fundraising, Web site management and email communications.

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Copan Systems

Acquired by SGI (NASDAQ: SGI)

Copan is a storage systems company developing a disk system that can beat the price and performance of automated tape libraries.

Credant Technologies

Acquired by Dell (NASDAQ: DELL)

CREDANT Mobile Guardian solutions protect endpoint data wherever it resides, helping to ensure endpoint data security and demonstrate compliance while avoiding the costs and complexities of full disk solutions. Chosen in 2007 and 2008 as the fastest growing, privately-held security company in the Inc 500 survey, CREDANT Technologies enables customers to leverage the business productivity benefits of highly mobile endpoint computing without the risks or operational constraints imposed by other technologies.

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Credence Systems

NASDAQ: CMOS
Manufacturer of testing equipment for semiconductor industry (NASDAQ: CMOS)
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CrimeReports

Cloud-based solutions for crime analysis

PublicEngines' mission is to help prevent, reduce, and solve crime with easy-to-use, cloud-based solutions that facilitate crime analysis, supply actionable intelligence, and increase public engagement. The company's products include CrimeReports - the #1 most popular online crime mapping solution available; CommandCentral - a rich, intuitive, and affordable crime analytics and data visualization engine; and TipSoft - the industry's most widely adopted anonymous crime tip submission and management platform.

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Crossroads Systems

NASDAQ: CRDS

Storage area network routers

CrunchFund

Early-stage venture investing

CrunchFund is an early stage venture capital firm founded by Michael Arrington, Patrick Gallagher, and MG Siegler. The fund invests in and works with information technology companies at any stage but is primarily focused on seed and early stage investments.

The firm raised its inaugural $20 million fund in September of 2011. Investors in CrunchFund include AOL, Accel Partners, Austin Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Greylock Partners, Redpoint Ventures, Sequoia Capital, the founding partners of Andreessen Horowitz, each of the general partners of Benchmark Capital, Ron Conway, Yuri Milner, Brad Garlinghouse & Kevin Rose.

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Crystal Semiconducter

Acquired by Cirrus Logic (NASDAQ: CRUS)

Cygnal

Acquired by Silicon Laboratories (NASDAQ: SLAB)

Programmable mixed-signal system-on-chip products; acquired by Silicon Laboratories

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D2 Audio

Acquired by Intersil (NASDAQ: ISIL)

D2Audio builds mixed-signal semiconductor products that are a part of digital power amplifiers used in consumer and professional audio/video equipment.

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Dachis Group

Acquired by Sprinklr

Dachis Group is the global leader in data-driven social marketing solutions. Built on a proprietary big data analytics platform, Dachis Group's social performance measurement and amplification software applications, collaborative insights and reporting capabilities, and world leading data-driven social marketing solutions group help the world's largest brands engage@scale with their customers.

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Datical

Open source solutions to be consumed by enterprise level customers

Datical enables open source solutions to be consumed by enterprise level customers. Starting with database schema management, Datical was founded to industrialize open source point projects for Fortune 1000 clients.

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DAZEL

Acquired by Hewlett Packard (NYSE: HPQ)
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Donuts

Internet domain name registry

Donuts is a domain name registry bringing variety and choice to Internet naming. The company was founded by long-standing industry executives with experience in registry and registrar operations and industry regulation, and who have successfully launched top-level domains (TLDs), built industry-leading companies, and brought value and choice to the domain name marketplace.

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Draker

PV solar performance management

Since 1999, Draker has led the industry with innovative monitoring, management and control solutions for commercial and utility-scale PV systems. Draker’s products and services allow PV developers, owners and operators to predict, measure, monitor, manage, optimize and control their solar assets to increase yield and maximize profitability. Draker’s complete panel-to-grid (P2G) solutions include data acquisition and control hardware, Clarity™ DC analytics, Intelligent Array™ software, and a wide range of project and field-based services.

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Egenera

Virtualized servers

Egenera is a high-end server company that sells an Intel and AMD-based platform with virtualization and management capabilities normally found only in expensive Unix and mainframe systems

ESO Solutions

Software solutions for the health-care industry

The ESO Solutions team brings together industry leaders in EMS, software design and information technology to create electronic patient care reporting and other software solutions for public and private emergency medical services and Fire organizations nationwide.

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Explorys, Inc

Integrated healthcare systems

Explorys was founded in 2009 as an innovation spinoff from Cleveland Clinic. Explorys addresses the national imperative to leverage BIG DATA in healthcare for the improvement of medicine and delivery of care.

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Exterprise

Acquired by CommerceOne (NASDAQ: CMRC)

eMarket management - powering new market networks

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FiveRuns

Acquired by Workstreamer

FiveRuns has developed a new breed of systems management software - a simple, straightforward, open-source answer for monitoring, analyzing, reporting and predicting. Monitor and maintain your systems wherever you are and whenever you want with little more than a web browser and an internet connection.

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Flash Valet

Mobile and cloud-based parking solution

With Flash Valet, valet parking customers enjoy the ultimate in convenience by requesting their car (including the option to pay and tip) right from their mobile phone. It's as simple as sending a text message. Through Flash Valet's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) cloud-based solution, parking providers enjoy revenue control and visibility at a fraction of the cost of other services. They can track vehicles in real time to control and boost revenue, manage employees' time and attendance, accept credit cards at the curb and through mobile payments, and more - all from one vendor. Flash Valet is a product of Klever Logic, Inc., a technology company based in Austin, Texas.

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FLOODGATE

A new model for funding tomorrow's great technology companies
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Food on the Table

Acquired by Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI)

Food on the Table is revolutionizing the way families shop and cook by using next generation technology to take the stress out of everyday dinnertime. The web and mobile service takes a family's preferences and the sales at local grocery stores to create a customized meal plan and organized grocery list.

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Gazzang

The Big Data Security Experts

Gazzang provides data security solutions and expertise to help enterprises protect sensitive information and maintain performance in big data and cloud environments. Innovative and market-leading organizations like MetLife, Western Union, Intel, 3M, Nike, Spirit Airlines and others turn to Gazzang to secure their big data initiatives and drive compliance. The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

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Graduation Alliance

School district partnerships that place graduation within reach of every student

Graduation Alliance partners with school districts across the nation to help give dropouts and other at-risk students the flexibility, social support and academic interventions they need to get back on the path to graduation. Founded in 2007, Graduation Alliance is dedicated to providing school leaders tools that compliment their existing programs without straining their budgets. Enrolled students enrolled are provided a network of proactive supporters including licensed teachers, academic coaches, local advocates and 24/7 tutors. In addition to its work with at-risk students, Graduation Alliance also operates a private, accredited, online high school focused on providing a wide variety of courses to students of all ages across the globe. 

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Grande Communications

Digital cable, telephone, and high-speed internet access

Grande is a broadband communications provider offering high-speed Internet, local and long-distance telephone, digital cable and wireless home security services over its own advanced network. Its bundled service area includes portions of Austin, Corpus Christi, suburban northwest Dallas, Midland, Odessa, San Antonio, San Marcos and Waco.

Hire.com

Acquired by Authoria (NYSE:MMC)

Hire.com provides recruiting applications to large corporations on a monthly subscription service basis. Hire.com's unique modular system offers solutions to achieve competitive advantage, and to plan for future talent management needs.

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HomeAway

NASDAQ: AWAY

Vacation rental travel services

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