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At VantagePoint, we continually seek to identify emerging technologies that underlie the seismic shifts in how we interact with information and technology. We are committed to helping the companies behind those shifts as they build the technologies of the future whether in internet, digital media, cloud-based systems, hardware or software services.

3VR Security

3VR’s Video Intelligence Platform™ (VIP) extracts rich, targeted and actionable intelligence from video and transforms the security and business operations of Fortune 200 companies and other industry leaders.

San Francisco, CA


Online media and e-commerce company that addresses real-world business questions and presents practical solutions. Allbusiness.com was acquired by Dun & Bradstreet.

San Francisco, CA


A global community that shares news, videos, images and opinions tied to current events and people. Allvoices was acquired by Datran Media.

San Francisco, CA

Anthera Pharmaceuticals*

Biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of clinical products for patients with life-threatening inflammatory diseases including cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases. Nasdaq: ANTH

Hayward, CA

Axsun Technologies*

MEMS-based micro-optical spectrometers and optical channel monitors for pharmaceutical, chemical and petrochemical, homeland security and telecom network applications. Axsun was acquired by Volcano Corporation (VOLC).

Billerica, MA

Cbeyond Communications*

A managed services provider that delivers integrated packages of voice, broadband, and mobile services to small businesses. (Nasdaq: CBEY)

Atlanta, GA

CGI Pharmaceuticals*

Developer of small molecule therapeutics for a broad range of oncology and allergy/autoimmune/inflammatory disease (AAID) indications. CGI was acquired by Gilead.



ChaCha allows people with any mobile phone device - from basic flip phones to advanced smart phones - to ask any question in conversational English and receive an accurate answer as a text message in just a few minutes.

Carmel, IN


A mixed-signal company providing the industrys broadest offering of low-risk ASIC solutions. ChipX was acquired by GigOptix, Inc.

Santa Clara, CA


Maker of the Essure procedure which is the first proven minimally invasive form of permanent birth control. (Nasdaq: CPTS)

Mountain View, CA

CymaBay Therapeutics

CymaBay Therapeutics to treat Type-2 diabetes and related metabolic disorders.

Hayward, CA

Datran Media*

A leader in performance-based inbox marketing and Web advertising. Datran Media merged with ContextWeb to form PulsePoint.

New York, NY

Definity Health*

Pioneer of consumer-driven health care solutions. Definity Health was acquired by UnitedHealth Group Company.

St. Louis Park, MN

Direct Flow Medical

Next-generation, minimally invasive implant to treat patients with heart valve disease.

Santa Rosa, CA

DNS Services*

Global industry leader in providing managed domain name systems (DNS) services. UltraDNS was acquired by NeuStar.

Brisbane, CA

edō Interactive

edō is transforming shopping and saving by delivering the simplest solution to personalized offers that are automatically available through consumers’ credit, debit cards and mobile devices.

Nashville, TN


Provides broadband access solutions to major telecom carriers in North America. Entrisphere was acquired by Ericsson.

Santa Clara, CA


Evolv’s proven workforce profitability solution leverages the power of big data and predictive analytics to help businesses select, retain and develop a more productive, more positive and more profitable workforce. Evolv has been acquired by Cornerstone OnDemand.

San Francisco, CA


Interactive sports website where more than one million sports fans compete in fun, casual games, broadcast their predictions on breaking sports news, and unite with like-minded fans. FanIQ was acquired by PulsePoint.

San Francisco, CA

GAIN Capital Group*

A market leader in the online foreign exchange (forex or FX) industry, serving clients in 140 countries. NYSE: GCAP

Bedminster, NJ

Grocery Shopping Network

Internet advertising network for personalized, interactive communication between product manufacturers, supermarket chains, and consumers.

Minneapolis, MN

Healthline Networks

Offers an easy way for consumers to quickly and easily find consistently reliable health information on the Web using a powerful portfolio of online health search, content, and navigation services.

San Francisco, CA


Worldwide provider of secure wired and wireless broadband services for hoteliers and meeting organizers.

Salt Lake City, UT


Identified helps individual Facebook members measure and improve their professional presence online, and gives recruiters and others a “score” by which to evaluate and recruit candidates. Identified was acquired by Workday.

San Francisco, CA

InnoPath Software

Global leader in Mobile Device Management (MDM), a technology that creates a superior user experience by enabling wireless operators to better and more cost effectively manage and deliver revenue-generating services for consumers and enterprises.

Sunnyvale, CA


IntelePeer, a leader in hosted on-demand rich media communications, enables carriers, businesses and software vendors to easily deliver voice and multimedia capabilities to any phone or network-connected device --without incurring up-front capital costs.

San Mateo, CA

Inxight Software*

Leader in federated search, high-fidelity extraction and visualization. Inxight Software was acquired by Business Objects.

Sunnyvale, CA

Kagoor Networks*

Provides VoIP Border Control solutions, which address service provider and enterprise technical roadblocks that have previously inhibited commercial deployment and acceptance of VoIP services. Kagoor Networks™ was acquired by Juniper Networks.

Sunnyvale, CA

Klipsch Audio*

One of the first U.S. loudspeaker companies, Klipsch is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance loudspeakers and other entertainment products. Klipsch was acquired by Audiovox Corporation.

Indianapolis, IN


Developer of a new low-cost mobile computing platform that enhances productivity, learning, communication and self expression through the Pulse smartpen.

Oakland, CA

Meriton Networks*

Optical transmission and switching equipment for metropolitan networks. Meriton was acquired by Xtera Communications.

Ottawa, Ontario

Mobile 365*

Leader in the global delivery and settlement of mobile messaging and data services. Mobile 365 was acquired by Sybase.

Sterling, VA


Provides an easy way to share all kinds of digital media, including photos, blogs, videos, music and more in a personal web site. Multiply was acquired by Naspers.

Boca Raton, FL

MySpace/Intermix Media*

A leading social network where friends meet to share and blend user-generated and proprietary online content and invite their friends to join. MySpace.com/Intermix Media was acquired by News Corp.

Los Angeles, CA

Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and commercializing innovative therapeutics for the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders.

Palo Alto, CA

Nexsan Technologies*

Next generation energy efficient disk-based storage systems designed for the long-term storage of digital information. Nexsan was acquired by Imation.

Thousand Oaks, CA

OZ Communications*

Consumer mobile messaging solution provider, delivering access to popular instant messaging and email services on consumer mobile devices. OZ was acquired by Nokia.

Montreal, Canada


Phreesia's technology platform automates the patient check-in process in thousands of physician offices and urgent care centers in the U.S.

New York, NY


PulsePoint™ is a next-gen advertising technology platform that fuses the science of programmatic targeting, distribution and optimization with the art of content marketing.

New York, NY

Pure Digital Technologies*

Pioneer in developing simple and affordable digital imaging solutions for the mass market. Pure Digital Technologies was acquired by Cisco Systems, Inc.

San Francisco, CA


Leading provider of local online marketing solutions that help small and medium businesses run successful local Internet advertising campaigns. Nasdaq: RLOC

Woodland Hills, CA

Safe Life*

Develops antimicrobial technologies that protect against microbial threats. Safe Life was acquired by Triomed

San Diego, CA

Santur Corporation*

Leading manufacturer of high performance parallel array devices for the global telecommunications industry. Santur was acquired by NeoPhotonics.

Fremont, CA


Pioneer in business process management (BPM) providing software and services to the world's largest and most respected organizations. Savvion was acquired by Progress Software.

Santa Clara, CA


Scribd is the world’s largest social reading and publishing company and has made it easy to share and discover entertaining, informative and original written content across the web and mobile devices.

San Francisco, CA

Spanfeller Media Group

The Spanfeller Media Group uses its experience and understanding of digital media to reclaim value around content creation and packaging.

New York, NY

Spatial Wireless*

Develops and deploys distributed multi-protocol core switching solutions for mobile networks. Spatial Wireless was acquired by Alcatel.


Developer of kinase inhibitors for the treatment of myeloproliferative disorders. TargeGen was acquired by Sanofi-aventis.

San Diego, CA

TIDAL Software*

Intelligent automation for IT and datacenter operations. Tidal Software was acquired by Cisco Systems, Inc.

Palo Alto, CA

TouchTunes Interactive Networks

Largest interactive entertainment network in North America, available in 60,000 bars, restaurants and social venues.

New York, NY


First commercial, portable warm blood perfusion system that allows for a new type of organ transplant, called a living organ transplant.

Andover, MA


Fast growing IC (integrated circuit) design foundry providing custom solutions and SoC (System-on-a-Chip) turnkey service.

Santa Clara, CA


Vook was founded with the vision of uniting the disparate worlds of books and videos into one complete, blended story where all forms of media come together to create a new experience.

New York, NY


Helps employers support consumer directed pre-tax benefit programs, including healthcare (FSA, HSA, HRA), wellness programs, child and elder care, commuting services, education benefits, and employee sponsored programs. WageWorks also offers retiree healthcare and COBRA Services. NYSE: WAGE

San Mateo, CA

Widevine Technologies*

Multiplatform, multiformat content security solutions for video operators enabling telco, cable, internet, mobile and satellite service operators to acquire and distribute premium content. Acquired by Google.

Seattle, WA


Unique single-use component platform that transforms biomanufacturing economics, enabling more efficient development of biotherapeutics and vaccines. Xcellerex was acquired by GE Healthcare.

Marlborough, MA


Voicemail services and tools for cell phones.

Aliso Viejo, CA


Zvents is the leading producer of entertainment guides online, helping more than 10 million monthly users find fun and interesting things to do in their local area and helping thousands of event advertisers increase attendance at their events. Zvents was acquired by StubHub, a division of eBay.

San Mateo, CA

* M&A and IPOs