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The following companies in our investment portfolio represent the types of opportunities we find attractive.



Vallent Corporation
Seattle, Washington

Software products serving the wireless communications industry to monitor, configure and manage their networks for maximum quality and asset utilization. Lucent Spin-off.


Waveset Technologies, Inc.
Austin, Texas

Identity management enterprise software enabling flexible and cost effective management of access and security systems in complex computing environments. Waveset Technologies was acquired by Sun Microsystems in December 2003.


Intact Medical
Natick, MA

Medical device company developing the next generation of image-guided breast biopsy devices for the diagnosis of breast cancer.


Vincera Software Inc.
Austin, Texas

Business activity monitoring software enabling the monitoring, collection and analysis of real-time business activities of Web-based applications.


Silicon Optix, Inc.
Palo Alto, CA

Proprietary high performance integrated circuits for video and image processing targeted at the video projection, display, and communication markets.


CipherOptics, Inc.
Raleigh, NC

Information protection products enabling secure communication of data over high-speed networks


LumeRx, Inc.
Boston, MA

Medical device company developing minimally invasive, light-based devices for the treatment of peptic ulcer disease.


Venafi, Inc.
Draper, UT

Software systems for securely automating, verifying and enabling the cost effective lifecycle management of Public Key certificates for enterprise class customers.


JAM Technologies
Austin, TX

Digital audio amplifier integrated circuits for the consumer electronics marketplace providing better cost, improved power efficiency, and superior audio quality.


SailPoint Technologies
Austin, TX

Enterprise software systems providing financial institutions with dramatic reduction of risks of criminal attack and fraud during online customer transactions.


STARTech Seed Fund II, L.P.
Austin, Texas

Technology start-up business accelerator and seed fund serving the Southwest US and backed by a consortium of leading venture capital investors and major corporations.


Narad Networks
Westford, MA

Broadband communications systems providing scalable high bandwidth data / video / VOIP capabilities to the cable communications industry.


MediSpectra, Inc.
Lexington, MA

Medical device company developing an optical detection system for evaluating cervical and other cancers.