Flybridge Capital Partners invests in talented entrepreneurs who are developing differentiated products and services in the information technology sector. From data virtualization to open source to cloud computing and Software as a service to technology-enabled business services and platform semiconductors and components, our primary focus is on companies developing products which transform traditional industries, create new markets, and bring operational efficiencies across small to large enterprises.
33Across, the leading social targeting platform, uses proprietary technology to build a unique Brand Graph for each of its 350
BetterCloud is the leading provider of cloud management & security tools for Google Apps, powering 15,000 companies and 5.5 million users across 114 countries.
BitSight Technologies is transforming how companies manage information security risk with objective, evidence-based security ratings. The company’s SecurityRating Platform continuously analyzes vast amounts of external data on security behaviors in order to help organizations make timely risk management decisions. Based in Cambridge, MA, BitSight is backed by Globespan Capital Partners, Menlo Ventures, Flybridge Capital Partners, and Commonwealth Capital Ventures. For more information, please visit www.bitsighttech.com or follow @BitSight on Twitter.
Blackwave Inc. creates intelligent storage and distribution systems designed specifically for Internet video. For content delivery networks and media and entertainment enterprises, the Blackwave 8100 family of systems significantly reduces the infrastructure costs associated with rich media distribution.
BlueTarp Financial’s objective is to capture and service a significant portion of the $250 billion of procurement in the building material supply industry by delivering innovative and value-added information and financial services to dealers and their customers. BlueTarp Financial offers a comprehensive and turnkey trade credit solution that includes credit extension, invoicing and collections which frees up time allowing the dealer to focus on growing their business. BlueTarp dealers benefit from increased cash flow, reduced back office work and a healthier bottom line. Additionally, the BlueTarp program provides contractors a rewards program that allows them to earn points with every purchase and the ability view detailed job-level data about their purchases via online reporting.
Bowstreet was acquired by IBM in December 2005. The company developed an integrated portal application that brought together corporate applications, documents, databases and other enterprise information.
Acquired by 3M in October 2006, Brontes changes the way dentists treat their patients by enabling practitioners to perform ImpressionFreeTM dentistry. Brontes’ 3D intraoral imaging technology quickly and painlessly scans both arches of the mouth, thereby replacing the antiquated dental impression process. The company was founded in 2003 based on the research of Dr. János Rohály, Professor Douglas Hart and two graduate students from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Eric Paley and Micah Rosenbloom.
Founded in January 2008, Calxeda brings unseen performance density to the data center on a very attractive power foot print by leveraging ultra-low power processors as used on mobile phones, as a foundation for its revolutionary technology. Calxeda will make it possible for data center managers to increase the density of their computer resources while significantly reduce need for power, space and cooling. At the same time, Calxeda technology will contribute to the reduction of the CO2 footprint of the data center in a significant way. More about Calxeda can be found at www.calxeda.com.
Cartera Commerce is the leading provider of multi-channel loyalty shopping solutions that increase revenue, strengthen customer loyalty, and improve member engagement for a range of industries including financial services, card issuers, airline and hospitality, and loyalty programs. Featuring an integrated network of more than 800 world-class online and bricks-and-mortar merchants, Cartera Commerce's multi-channel shopping solutions and flexible, on-demand platform power personalized online and in-store shopping programs for more than 150 million consumers. Industry leaders including JPMorgan Chase, Delta, Best Buy, USAA, Upromise, and Verizon rely on Cartera Commerce to build loyal, profitable customer relationships.
ChiL was acquired by International Rectifier in February 2011 and is a mixed-signal fabless semiconductor company focusing on delivering intelligent, high efficiency digital power products into the computing industry.
ClickSquared is the premier real time relationship marketing services provider of intelligent, multi-channel marketing solutions creating perfectly timed, personalized interactions across all online and off-line direct channels. Leveraging a team of marketing and technology experts and an on-demand marketing platform, ClickSquared develops and executes accountable acquisition, growth and loyalty programs to help build some of the world’s best known brands.
Founded in 2006, Convoke Systems, Inc., manages, automates, and accelerates accurate business information for the recovery of debt. The Company is a PCI Compliant Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider, delivering an on-demand platform and applications that manage access and delivery of data and information for the financial services and accounts receivable management industries (ARM) necessary to recover debt and conform to Federal State and Local laws and regulations. The Company is privately held, and has established relationships with leading financial institutions in the U.S. For more information, visit www.convokesystems.com
Crashlytics was acquired by Twitter in January 2013. The company builds the most powerful – yet lightest-weight – crash-reporting solution to give mobile developers visibility into their apps’ performance.
DataXu offers the first real-time ad optimization platform for advertisers. Unlike any other online advertising service, the DataXu platform values, bid manages, and buys ads on an impression-by-impression basis, across the ad exchanges operated by Google, Yahoo, and others. DataXu increases advertising ROI through automated, campaign-specific algorithms that process hundreds of thousands of ad decisions a second, each returned in under 100 milliseconds. This game-changing technology empowers advertisers to succeed in the new era of real-time bidding and data-driven decisioning. DataXu's executive team unites leading executives in digital media with MIT technologies.
Acquired by POP, digitalArbor provides onshore/offshore implementation and production services to the digital advertising, marketing, and content/communications market.
Scalable real-time backend for web applications
FirstBest® Systems is the leading provider of insurance software solutions that help insurance companies improve underwriting profitability, scale their business and achieve high service levels with agents, across the enterprise. The patented and proven FirstBest Front Office Suite has processed more than $11 billion in quotes and includes modular underwriting workstation, mobile underwriting, agent portal, agency upload, and system configuration applications. Leading American and international carriers such as XL Group plc, OneBeacon Insurance Group, IWIF, ICW Group Insurance Companies and others rely on FirstBest to improve underwriting efficiencies and quality, institutionalize knowledge and best practices, and empower everyone in the process to rapidly quote, collaborate, issue, and bind business on a single real-time platform from anywhere. To learn more, please visit www.firstbest.com or call +1-781-863-6095.
I4cp offers the premier productivity solution to help C-suite and HR executives improve profitability by increasing revenue, reducing expenses and accelerating time-to-market. Founded in 1965 as the Human Resource Institute, i4cp has thousands of members from the world’s best known companies. Through a combination of peer communities, research, tools and technology, i4cp gives executives the edge they need to effectively manage a productive workforce. Our research archive spans over 40 years of data and we develop more than 10,000 pages of new, decision-grade productivity research every year.
Immedia Semiconductor, Inc. develops and markets semiconductor based video compression technology for consumer electronics applications. Staffed by a world class team of video compression technology experts, Immedia is the first company to completely eliminate the need for DRAM memory in silicon based H.264 codecs. Immedia’s NoDRAMtm technology dramatically reduces the BOM cost for high volume encoding camera applications.
Infobright is taking a radical new approach to data warehousing. Infobright’s Brighthouse analytic data warehouse software is designed to answer some of the most complex, detailed questions involving massive amounts of information, and answer those questions today, not next week. By fundamentally reinventing data warehouse architecture, Brighthouse “works smarter, not harder.” Brighthouse achieves breakthrough performance, while eliminating the need for indices, data partitions, and other physical data structures, as well as the need to deploy large hardware systems. By delivering the most powerful and usable analytic data warehouse, Infobright is enabling companies to bring a whole new level of information intelligence to business operations.
Acquired by BlackBox Network Services.
Jingle Networks was acquired by Marchex in April 2011. Jingle is the operator of the nation’s leading ad-supported directory assistance service 1-800-FREE411, has significantly changed the directory assistance market by giving consumers an anytime, anywhere source of free information on the phone. 1-800-FREE411 is for anyone who owns a phone and needs information but is dissatisfied with the high cost of directory assistance. Jingle Networks has changed the industry by creating an exciting new media channel through 1-800-FREE411. With more than 225 million annual calls, 1-800-FREE411 offers advertisers highly targeted and timely promotional opportunities to reach a large but targeted customer base who are ready-to-buy, garnering a response rate twice that of other direct response media.
MongoDB (from humongous) is reinventing data management and powering big data as the leading NoSQL database. Designed for how we build and run applications today, MongoDB empowers organizations to be more agile and scalable. It enables new types of applications, better customer experience, faster time to market and lower costs. MongoDB has a thriving global community with over 4 million downloads, 100,000 online education registrations, 20,000 user group members and 20,000 MongoDB Days attendees. The company has more than 600 customers, including many of the world’s largest organizations. To learn more, please visit www.mongodb.com
Acquired by Oracle in February 2009, mValent tackles IT complexity and compliance with automation software that eliminates configuration management chaos in application infrastructure.
Nasuni provides a consolidated storage solution for the distributed enterprise that offers built-in backup, replication and offsite protection using an on-site appliance connected to the cloud. With Nasuni, organizations can simplify IT, improve productivity, increase information security and reduce the total cost of storage.
Placemark Investments is the separate account industry's leading overlay portfolio manager for enabling Unified Managed Account (UMA) programs, a new type of managed account offering that integrates multiple investments such as individual equity portfolios, mutual funds and ETFs into a customized portfolio. Placemark works with managed account program sponsors to develop custom UMA programs that deliver superior features and value to their advisors, while leveraging their existing operational infrastructure and preferred investment managers and products. Placemark currently works with over 70 participating investment managers, and over 5,000 investment advisors.
Reveal Imaging was acquired by SAIC in August 2010. Reveal Imaging Technologies, Inc. is one of only three companies to successfully pass the TSA’s certification process for automated explosive detection systems (EDS). Reveal’s CT-80 was certified in 2004 by TSA and deployed to U.S. airports to meet TSA standards to automatically inspect 100% of checked bags for explosives.
Sample6 Technologies is a dynamic startup company at the intersection of breakthroughs in synthetic biology, sensors, and data modeling and visualization. The company’s mission is to improve the health and safety of global consumers by building integrated systems that can quickly and easily detect harmful and unwanted bacteria in the food, healthcare, and other industries.
Founded in 2006 and based in Boston, MA, Sand 9 is a venture funded startup company, dedicated to the design of components that will dramatically increase the capabilities of electronic devices. For more information, visit www.sand9.com.
Founded in 2005, SimpleTuition offers the leading online student loan comparison site for personalized student and consolidation loan research. The Company is dedicated to helping students and parents make sense of education financing options. SimpleTuition offers an independent and interactive solution for researching and comparing over 100 private, PLUS, Stafford, GradPLUS, and Federal Consolidation loans from more than 50 lenders. The site has recently been featured on Kiplinger’s Best List as the best financial services website for student loans and as one of Fast Company’s Top 12 Web 2.0 sites. The company also holds awards for exceptional website development from the Interactive Media Council, the Web Marketing Association and the International Academy of Visual Arts.
Stackdriver provides SaaS solutions that help cloud-powered companies maximize the performance and availability of their applications. Stackdriver’s monitoring-as-a-service product delivers the flexibility and control that DevOps professionals need without the integration complexity and operational overhead associated with disparate open source components and home-grown tools. Today, hundreds of customers depend on Stackdriver to process billions of metrics per day for cloud monitoring, system monitoring, analytics, and automation for their applications running in AWS and Rackspace Cloud. The company is based in Boston, MA and can be found at http://www.stackdriver.com/.
Stormpath is a cloud service that developers can use to manage users and simplify authentication and access control in your applications. We contribute to and support Apache Shiro, a powerful and easy-to-use Java security framework that abstracts authentication, authorization, cryptography, and session management within an application. Together, Stormpath and Shiro power user security from your smallest mobile apps to your largest enterprise applications.
Acquired by Tracelink in August 2009.
Acquired by AppNeta in June 2012.
Based in New York City, tracx is an end-to-end social media management platform that helps brands and agencies control all aspects of social media management.
Launched in 2005, Tremor Video (TRMR) is a digital video technology company that serves the complementary needs of the media community. Our SE2 technology offers advertisers massive reach and proven engagement with their marketing messages in 100% brand-safe environments, while our Acudeo income engine provides publishers easy access to multiple sources of revenue and the ability to manage and monetize every video impression. We continue to push the boundaries of ad formats by introducing new engagement triggers and in-stream innovations to enhance the viewer experience and maximize ad performance.
Tremor Video acquired in-stream video ad powerhouse ScanScout in November 2010. Integrating ScanScout’s unrivaled brand protection and optimization technologies into the Tremor Video portfolio enables us to provide the meaningful scale and accountability advertisers and publishers have long sought in digital video.
In addition, the Transpera mobile advertising network and platform was acquired in February 2011, rounding out Tremor Video’s robust suite of advertiser and publisher engagement opportunities.
Its headquarters are located in New York City’s Flat Iron district, with offices throughout North America and Europe.
VidSys is a leading provider of integrated Physical Security Situation Management software allowing companies to view, aggregate, analyze and resolve security events in real time. Through its open architecture, the VidShield platform allows customers to integrate new best-of-breed technologies with existing security investments to enable more intelligent and proactive security and surveillance decisions. Founded in 2005, the company's solutions are deployed in transportation, enterprise, government and gaming organizations, including some of the largest state and city command and control centers in the U.S.
Acquired by Citrix in May 2012.
Acquired by Dell in August 2007.