Chipcom was an early pioneering company in the Ethernet hub industry. Its products allowed Local Networks to be aggregated in a single place instead of being distributed across the length of a single coaxial cable.
AeroScout, acquired by Stanley Healthcare (NYSK:SHK) June 2012, provided Wi-Fi -based RFID tags, exciters, and location receivers that help networks to track and manage the location, condition and status of mobile assets and people.
Close View All Hall of Fame Bay Networks Consumer FinTech Adtech Ecommerce Marketplaces Mobile & Gaming New Media Social & Web Enterprise Bay Networks Cloud & SaaS Comms & Hardware Bay Networks Security Storage & Big Data Bay Networks was acquired by Nortel (NYSE: NT) in June 1998 for $9.1B. Bay Networks was a network hardware vendor formed through the merger of SynOptics Communications and Wellfleet Communications in July 1994.
Acquired by Intuit for $360M in May 2014. Launched in 2008 and privately funded, Check is a leading mobile payments company. Its free, top-rated mobile app is used by 10 million customers to pay bills.
Clarify, acquired by networking equipment giant Nortel Networks, developed ecommerce software solutions that allowed customer service agents to pull up a customer’s historical sales and information during a routine service call.
CouchSurfing is the world’s largest social travel network, connecting a global community of travelers, adventure seekers and lifelong learners dedicated to sharing their cultures, hospitality and authentic experiences.
Acquired by Google’s Nest division for $555M in June 2015. Dropcam is an easy-to-use Wi-Fi video monitoring camera that an iPhone or Android phone or laptop can access a home’s HD surveillance video anywhere and anytime.
Acquired by Amino Technologies plc in July 2015. Entone is a provider of hybrid TV and media hub solutions that integrate broadcast television, whole-home digital video recorder (DVR), web media services, personal media sharing, and place-shifting.
Acquired by Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) in October 1994, Kalpana, whose name means “imagination” in Hindi, transformed the Ethernet switching industry with its innovative technologies that increased the throughput of Ethernet networks.
Like.com was acquired by Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) in 2010. Like.com, using Riya visual recognition technology, helped consumers find bags, watches and other fashion accessories featured in movies, television, magazines and popular blogs on the web.
LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) went public in 2011 and is a provider of silicon, systems and software technologies that enable the deployment of next-generation wireless, wireline, and enterprise networking products.
Acquired by SonicWALL (NASDAQ: SNWL) for $31 million in February 2006, MailFrontier, Inc. sold software and appliances that filtered e-mail for phishing attempts, viruses and spam for enterprise and small business companies.
Minted is a design community and e-commerce site that has radically transformed what consumers now expect in holiday cards, wedding invitations, save the dates, birth announcements, business cards, and other personal stationery.
Lucent Technologies, now Alcatel-Lucent, (NYSE: ALU) purchased Octel Communications for $1.8 billion in 1997. Founded in 1994, Octel Communications Corp. manufactured and provided voice-mail services for the developing world.
Open Solutions (NASDAQ: OPEN) went public in November 2003. The company assists community-based financial institutions by providing technologies that enable its clients to operate more profitably, efficiently and collaboratively.
Qualia is a one-stop shop for every aspect of a real estate closing. Qualia is redefining the way real estate is transacted by streamlining the home closing experience, removing the stress from home buying, and making the process transparent.
Scout RFP provides a new breed of cloud-based strategic sourcing solutions that help organizations source faster and achieve better business outcomes. Our simple, effective interface enables companies to streamline supplier selection, centralize data, and make more informed purchasing decisions, faster.
Based in San Ramon, Calif., Sellpoints helps manufacturers sell more through Sellpoints’ retail partners who want to sell more online. Sellpoints also helps manufacturers place and sell products in nontraditional retail locations.
Signifyd is the world’s largest provider of Guaranteed Fraud Protection which protects online retailers against fraud and chargebacks with a 100% financial guarantee against fraud for every approved order.
Acquired by Apple (NASDAQ: APPL) in 2010, Siri was a voice recognition company. Founded in 2007 by Dag Kittlaus, Adam Cheyer, and Tom Gruber, Siri was a spin-off of the non-profit institute SRI International. The company launched its famous Siri virtual personal assistant app in February 2010 two months before it was acquired by Apple.
STANCE is dedicated to the spirit of individuality with a design philosophy that believes in expression and function. Expression that creates an emotional visual connection and function that also provides comfort and performance.
StrataCom,Inc. was acquired by Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) in 1996 for $4B. It was founded 1986 in Cupertino by 26 former employees of the Packet Technologies, Inc. StrataCom produced the first commercial cell switch.
Talari Networks is redefining WAN reliability and performance quality. By aggregating multiple broadband links and continuously adapting to the quality of the network, Talari enables true enterprise- class quality and reliability at consumer prices.
Telenav (NASDAQ: TNAV) went public in 2010 and is a provider of consumer location-based services (LBS), enterprise LBS and automotive LBS. Telenav’s solutions provide consumers, wireless service providers, enterprises and automakers with location-specific, real-time, personalized services.
Tenor is the mobile video company behind GIF Keyboard for iPhone, an app that allows users to text, iMessage, Tweet, Facebook Messenger and email millions of animated GIFs and video right from their keyboard.
Acquired by Yahoo for $1.1B in May 2013. Tumblr lets you effortlessly share anything. Through its extreme simplicity, the microblogging platform and social networking website, allows users to post text, photos, quotes, links, music, and videos from a browser, phone, desktop, or email.
Uber, a San Francisco-based technology startup is innovating at the intersection of mobile technology, car transportation and logistics. Uber is an on-demand car service that allows everyone to have a private driver experience through iPhone, SMS, and web based requests.
Unravel Data automates and simplifies Big Data operations (DataOps) with a full-stack performance intelligence platform that accelerates application performance, optimizes multi-tenant resource usage, and provides operations intelligence— all from a single location.
UpCounsel is on a mission to make the legal experience remarkable for businesses. We provide small and medium businesses with an alternative to expensive and slow legal services through an online platform and an all-star virtual lawyer community.
UrbanSitter shows you babysitters rated & reviewed by parents you know. An online booking system makes it a snap to schedule jobs, just search by date & time, select a sitter and book with just a click.
Usermind is the provider of the first unified platform for automating and orchestrating business operations (BizOps). With Usermind, companies can define and automate all aspects of their customer lifecycles to improve revenue, retention and profitability.
UUNET was the first commercial Internet service provider and the world’s leading Internet carrier in the 1980s and 1990s. The company provided a comprehensive range of Internet services to business customers worldwide.
Vidyo pioneered Personal Telepresence enabling natural, HD multi-point video conferencing on tablets and smart phones, PCs and Macs, room systems, gateways that interoperate with H.323 and SIP endpoints, Telepresence solutions and affordable cloud-based broadcast solutions.
Voltage Security delivers breakthrough technology for organizations to embrace data-centric security to protect structured and unstructured data from mainframe to mobile, to combat advanced security threats; simplify compliance; reduce IT costs and data breach risks.
Waterline Data offers a smart data catalog to empower business analysts and data scientists to find, understand, and provision the trusted data they need to do self-service data preparation and analytics in a data lake.