AdhereTech provides pharma-sponsored support programs to patients on specialty medications, all powered by its patented smart pill bottles. Customers include many of the largest pharmaceutical companies and specialty medications, as well as most of the top specialty pharmacies in the US. On average, the AdhereTech program generates 1 to 2 additional fills of specialty medications, per patient per year. Additionally, the program is clinically shown to improve duration on therapy by 26%, fill rates by 9%, and dose-level adherence by 15%. Patients love using AdhereTech, with an average patient satisfaction rating of 4.7 out of 5.
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AFS Technologies is the leading provider of Enterprise and On Demand software solutions to the Food & Beverage industries, and serving over 1,200 customers across North America. AFS Solutions are designed to improve profitability, grow revenue, and assist in regulatory compliance. AFS Profile® offers the food industry’s largest single source for product information and data synchronization with GS1. All AFS solutions utilize service-oriented architecture (SOA) built with Microsoft .NET Framework technology. AFS was acquired by Goldman Sachs in August 2011.
ANI Pharmaceuticals is a private specialty generic pharmaceutical company headquartered in Baudette, MN. ANI markets and manufactures liquid and oral solid prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceutical products and provides contract manufacturing services for other pharmaceutical companies.
Applied Data Systems, Inc. (ADS) designs, develops and produces “application-ready” embedded computer systems, typically running on a wide variety of state-of-the-art processors and operating systems. Its products stand out for their sophisticated interface graphics, low power consumption and robust functionality. ADS specializes in helping customers connect their application to the latest available wireless technologies. ADS was acquired by Eurotech in January 2007.
Aventri (fka etouches) is a leading global provider of event management software with more than 1,000 customers in 35 countries. Its cloud-based event management technology platform offers a powerful set of 15 integrated modules that enables businesses of all sizes – from global enterprises to small companies – plan the entire lifecycle of events, increase attendance and measure success. Its solutions are offered in multi-lingual and multi-currency software. It is headquartered in Norwalk, CT with offices in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Australia and Dubai.
BuyerQuest provides next-generation cloud-based enterprise-level procurement, invoicing and e-commerce solutions to large organizations. By bringing an intuitive, easy to use B2C e-commerce experience to the B2B procure-to-pay (P2P) process, BuyerQuest addresses the poor user adoption rates, lower than anticipated ROI, and other shortcomings of existing P2P solutions, by “eliminating the difference between shopping at home and shopping for work”. BuyerQuest was acquired by The ODP Corporation in February 2021.
Centercode is the leading provider of end-to-end Customer Validation SaaS and managed services solutions to global B2C and B2B enterprises. Its platform serves as the centralized workflow to address the quality assurance and customer experience needs of any organization by enabling the company to create custom tests, recruit and manage testers, collect detailed feedback and deliver actionable insights through its proprietary prioritization algorithm. Centercode is trusted by some of the most iconic and innovative companies in the world to bring best-in-class products to market through effective Alpha, Beta and Delta tests.
Chrome River Technologies, Inc. provides expense reporting and invoice automation solutions that uniquely combine the latest available internet technologies with over 25 years of financial systems experience. Chrome River delivers immediate payback via a “Software as a Service” delivery model that requires no hardware, no software, and no long-term commitment. This unique service is easily configurable to meet the needs of organizations worldwide with complex expense management policies and collaborative approval processes.
Conner Industries is a leading providers of industrial wood products and services to the materials handling industry. The company specializes in supplying cut lumber (softwoods, hardwoods, and panel woods), needed for pallets, shelving, and crate & skid parts, or fully assembled wooden pallets & skids, crates, and industrial containers. Conner services its customers nationwide from its own remanufacturing plants located in eight states: FL, GA, MI, OK, SC, TN, TX, and VA.
Continental Waste Industries Inc. went public in November 1994 and, prior to its acquisition by Republic Industries Inc. (a predecessor company of Republic Services Inc. – Nyse: RSG) in 1996, provided integrated waste management services to more than 175,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers in concentrated, regional markets mainly in the midwestern and mid-southern United States.
CrossMedia Services is a leading provider of Web-based marketing solutions for national and local retailers. Through its award-winning SmartCircular and SmartCatalog services, CrossMedia transforms traditional print-based retail promotions (such as sales circulars, catalogs, run-of-press ads, direct mail, etc.) into compelling search-based interactive formats. CrossMedia’s clients include many leading national retailers. In May 2004, CrossMedia was acquired by a joint venture of Gannet, Knight Ridder, and Tribune, three preeminent national newspaper companies.
Cyclone Commerce is an enterprise software company which provides solutions that allow companies to connect, manage and collaborate with their business partners over the Internet. Cyclone Commerce solves a unique and urgent problem for global 2000 businesses: the need to extend their enterprises “outside the four walls” to dynamically exchange and manage business critical information and commerce transactions with suppliers, customers and other partners. Cyclone Commerce was acquired by Axway Software in January 2006.
Dynamic Healthcare Technologies was a leading provider of mission critical health care information systems for clinical services departments and facilities. It developed, marketed, and supported a broad line of image-, voice-, and web-enabled information systems solutions for anatomic pathology, radiology, laboratory, surgery, and health information management. DHTI’s information systems were installed in more than 650 customer locations across the U.S. and Canada. DHTI became publicly traded on Nasdaq prior to its acquisition by Cerner Corp. (Nasdaq: CERN) in 2001.
Eastern Environmental was a regional solid waste management company, based in Florida. The company was acquired by Waste Management (NYSE:WMI) in January 2009.
EmpowerMX provides cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions used to manage, plan, execute, and optimize aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul. The company’s FleetCycle software suite, is being used by many of the world’s largest commercial airlines and MROs to reduce maintenance costs and lower aircraft maintenance turn-around times (TAT) by eliminating unproductive processes, supporting higher workforce utilization, digitizing traditionally paper-based and manual processes, and providing real-time visibility into task completion.
EQM is a leading provider of environmental services to the public and industrial sectors, including consulting & engineering, clean technology, and remediation & construction management. The company is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, with satellite offices and operations in 11 states. EQM has longstanding relationships and multi-year contracts with numerous federal agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Defense (including the Air Force Center for Engineering & Environment, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, and the Army Corps of Engineers), as well as private sector clients across numerous industries.
ExpertPlan, Inc., headquartered near Princeton, NJ, is the premier provider of private-labeled record keeping solutions to asset management firms, TPAs, RIAs, broker dealers, insurance companies, CPAs, payroll companies, accountants and banks that serve 401(k) and other defined contribution plans. The Company’s scalable record keeping solution can be customized to fully integrate with a client’s business and distribution models. ExpertPlan was acquired by Ascensus in December 2012.
Flightdocs provides mission-critical SaaS-based flight department management solutions to the aviation industry, that seamlessly integrate maintenance tracking, compliance, inventory management, and flight operations. Flightdocs enables aircraft owners, operators, and manufacturers to track and manage the maintenance and airworthiness of aircraft, comply with rigorous safety rules and regulatory guidelines, reduce costs, mitigate risks, and minimize asset downtime. Serving the aviation industry for over 15 years, Flightdocs’ customers include Fortune 1000 corporate flight departments, aircraft manufacturers, air charters, air medical providers, fractional aircraft operators, and government agencies.
Fleetworthy is a leading provider of cloud-based compliance and risk mitigation software, data visualization solutions, and tech-enabled services for commercial fleets. Over 1,200 leading commercial fleets, covering a footprint of more than 200,000 drivers and over 250,000 assets, rely on Fleetworthy to manage and identify risk, adhere to DOT, IFTA, IRP, and other regulations, and help ensure safe and compliant operations. With over 30+ years of commercial fleet experience and a flexible delivery model that ranges from a cloud-based do-it-yourself software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform to a fully outsourced, turnkey, tech-enabled managed service, Fleetworthy helps private fleets, for-hire carriers and third-party logistics companies of all sizes surpass compliance of federal, state, and local regulations and streamline processes to reduce costs and mitigate risks. Fleetworthy was sold to Bestpass, the leading toll management and payment platform for commercial vehicles and a portfolio company of Insight Partners and Susquehanna Growth Equity.
Based in Hunt Valley, Maryland, FutureHealth is a population health management company offering employers solutions to help them better manage the cost and complexity of health care. Founded in 1992, FutureHealth provides URAC accredited disease, case, utilization and maternity management services, as well as health and wellness offerings and a nurse advice and triage line, to individuals nationwide. FutureHealth was acquired by Nationwide Insurance in January 2006.
Global Employment Solutions is a leading provider of professional and commercial staffing services, including but not limited to temporary and contract staffing, permanent placement, executive search and human resource consulting. The Company serves a diverse cross-section of companies and employees who demand the personal attention of a local business, while valuing access to a wide range of global resources under one roof, including administrative/clerical, customer service, light industrial, among others. In March 2006, the Company consummated a majority recapitalization involving a merger with a publicly-traded company. Argentum sold substantially all of its interest in Global Employment Solutions in connection with this transaction.
Hanweck Associates is a leading provider of high performance, low latency data and risk analytics to exchanges, banks, broker-dealers, market-makers, portfolio managers and central counterparties. Hanweck also delivers risk measurement solutions across a range of asset classes including fixed income products and derivatives. With its hardware-accelerated Volera™ analytic engine, Hanweck pioneered the use of graphics processing units (GPUs) in the financial industry. International Securities Exchange Holdings, Inc. is a strategic investor in Hanweck Associates.
Specialty Healthcare Management was a leading provider of behavioral and physical rehabilitation clinical services within the acute care hospitals. Argentum provided the equity capital to support a management buy-out of this division of national Medical Enterprises (now Tenet). After operating successfully as an independent company for 2.5 years, the Company was acquired by industry leader, Horizon Health Corporation (now a unit of Universal Health Services – NYSE “UHS”).
ImageCafe.com was a website superstore selling pre-created, semi-custom, professionally designed Websites for image-conscious small business owners seeking a professional looking Web presence without the high costs associated with hiring a Website design firm. It also offered content management tools enabling purchasers to easily customize and update the content (pictures and text) without the user having to know HTML or FTP. The company was acquired by Network Solutions (NASDAQ:NSOL) in 1999.
Impact Analytics is a fast-growing, AI-powered software solutions company that provides planning, merchandising and forecasting tools for the retail, CPG and grocery sectors. Its suite of products for Assortment planning, Allocation optimization, Markdown optimization and Promotion planning is empowering retailers to make smart data-based decisions and transform their businesses and achieve substantial business benefits. Impact Analytics’ solutions are deployed at leading retailers, including Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Puma, JoAnn and Belk
Insellerate is a leading provider of customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation solutions to the mortgage lender and real estate industries. Its platform enables loans officers to better track, connect, and engage with customers, resulting in higher lead conversion rates, lower origination costs, and more closed loans. Insellerate’s enterprise solutions are built to serve highly regulated businesses and process billions in monthly loan volume.
Ivision International administers and provides routine vision care products and services to insurance companies, health maintenance organizations, preferred provider organizations, associations, employer groups, and other similar entities. These products and services are delivered through networks of credentialed providers who offer accessible and professional routine vision care. Ivision International’s efficient business model and automation of operations translates into a mutually beneficial arrangement between its members, network providers, and contracted groups.
LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions (LAUNCH TWS) is one of the largest and fastest growing providers of workforce solutions to the aviation industry, and serves leading airlines, MROs, OEMs, and aircraft service centers. The company provides highly skilled aviation personnel, including mechanics, technicians, engineers, and machinists, as well as project-based teams for avionics, structures, and aircraft on ground (AOG). LAUNCH is guided by a leadership team possessing extensive experience and successful track-records in aviation and technical staffing.
Lender Price is a leading provider of cloud-based mortgage pricing and digital lending solutions. Its technology platform, anchored by its product, pricing, and eligibility (PPE) engine, helps mortgage lenders close more loans and optimize pricing across all their channels in real-time. Lender Price supports 150+ lenders, including some of the country’s largest: Mr. Cooper, Flagstar Bank, American Financial Resources (AFR), PennyMac, QuickenLoans, Freedom Mortgage, Deephaven and two of the top ten commercial bank mortgage lenders.
LifeStar, through its two divisions, provides logistical nationwide services, including specialized transportation, language translation, and coordination services, to the healthcare industry. LifeStar Response provides emergency and non-emergency ambulance and wheelchair-van transportation services to public and private sector healthcare programs, healthcare facilities, and HMOs. AccessOnTime provides logistical and transportation services to private and public sector workers’ compensation insurance companies, larger self-insuring organizations, case management companies, third party administrators and large service providers. LifeStar was acquired by Falck A/S, a global provider of assistance, emergency, healthcare, and training services, in March 2011.
M Cubed Technologies is a leading provider of innovative products developed and manufactured from the Company’s proprietary, technologically-advanced ceramic and metal-matrix composite (“MMC”) materials for mission critical applications in defense, precision, and industrial markets. Within the Defense market, MCubed is one of the leading providers of ceramic body armor tiles for the U.S. military as well as monolithic helicopter seat tiles and aircraft armor panels. Within its Precision technologies business, MCubed targets applications requiring extremely tight atomic-level tolerances, lightweight, complex geometries, specific thermal properties, and high degrees of stiffness. Within its technologies for Industrial applications, MCubed provides high temperature, wear-resistant components for refractory and coal-fired power plant applications. M Cubed was acquired by II-VI Incorporated (NASDAQ: IIVI) in November 2012.
Established in 1999, MarginPoint is a leading provider of cloud-based indirect material management solutions for the industrial market. More than 400 industrial companies currently rely on MarginPoint solutions daily to reduce their indirect material spending and streamline their indirect material management processes.
Mediant is a provider of regulated shareholder communications services to banks, brokerage firms, corporate issuers and investment companies. With services ranging from customized proxy services to distribution of prospectuses, regulatory reports and Notice-and-Access communications, Mediant’s pioneering use of technology has helped its clients save money, improve their relationships with shareholders and safeguard regulatory compliance. All of Mediant’s services are custom designed and offer interactive tools to enhance communications between issuers, brokers and investors. Mediant is headquartered in New York City with facilities in New Jersey and North Carolina and field offices in Chicago and St. Louis.
Medsite is a leading online marketing company, providing educational and value-based interactions with over 50% of US physicians. The company offers its clients innovative solutions and services through its two sales divisions: Physician Access Solutions (PAS) which focuses on providing solutions directly to pharmaceutical and biotech companies and Medsite Partnership Services (MPS) which focuses on providing services to pharmaceutical marketing and communications companies. Medsite was acquired by WebMD (Nasdaq: WBMD) in September 2006.
MessageGears is the leading provider of customer marketing solutions for the world’s largest brands. Its platform enables large enterprise brands to leverage all of their customer data in real time to send highly personalized messaging across various marketing channels, at scale. MessageGears removes common data access challenges for enterprise brands such as Expedia, Rakuten Rewards, Chick-fil-A, T-Mobile and OpenTable, and has helped them gain a reputation for being at the forefront of innovation in a relatively stale, mature industry
Metalico, Inc. (AMEX: MEA) is a holding company with operations in two business segments: ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal recycling, and fabrication of lead-based products. The Company operates five recycling facilities and six lead fabrication plants in six states.
Micro Focus International plc provides software that allows companies to develop, test, deploy, assess and modernize business-critical enterprise applications. The company has more than 30 years of expertise, more than 18,000 customers and over two million licensed users, including 91 of the Fortune Global 100 companies. Argentum acquired an interest in Micro Focus through its investment in Parallax Capital Partners. Micro Focus completed its initial public offering in May 2005 and is currently a member of the FTSE 250 (LSE: MCRO).
netBOA (formerly Cobra Administrative Services Inc.) outsourced COBRA benefits administration, HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) administration, and retiree benefits transaction processing for large corporations. The Company distinguished itself by offering more custom service than most of its competitors. Its clients included a large airline, utilities, and a regional telephone company. netBOA was acquired by Automatic Data Processing Inc.’s Major Accounts Services (NYSE: ADP) in January 2000.
National Recovery Systems Inc. specialized in blending, agglomerating, and recycling waste materials and by-products for heavy industry. NRS used its proprietary binder technology to manufacture a briquette, comprised primarily of steel-mill waste, that is suitable for recharging back into the steel-making process. The company owned and operated National Briquette Corp., which processed blended and packaged products and high-volume by-products for both integrated and mini-mills. The company also owned and operated on-site waste-recycling/agglomerating facilities at three integrated steel mills in East Chicago, Detroit, and Pittsburgh. Brambles Industries acquired NRS in 2000.
NuCO2 is the only national provider of certified, beverage-grade carbon dioxide and draft-grade nitrogen gas solutions to the restaurant and hospitality industry. With service locations within reach of virtually all beverage users in the U.S., its experienced professionals comprise the largest network of sales and support specialists in the industry. NuCO2 serves national chain and local restaurants, convenience stores, theme parks and sports/entertainment venues by delivering the most reliable, economical and convenient beverage carbonation solutions. Headquartered in Stuart, Fla., NuCO2 services more than 130,000 customers and 30 million consumers every day. NuCO2 was acquired by Aurora Capital Group in May 2008.
NuORDER is a cloud & mobile B2B eCommerce solution that empowers brands and retailers to streamline their business operations. Through this cloud-based technology platform, NuORDER provides brands and retailers with a central hub to browse products and catalogs, access real time inventory data and place orders from a computer or mobile app 24/7/365. The Company is based in West Hollywood, CA with additional offices in New York City and London. NuORDER was acquired by Lightspeed for $425M.
Omnipoint Corporation was a leader in commercializing PCS and a leading developer and supplier of wireless communication technologies. As a pioneer in the industry, Omnipoint was at the forefront of developing advanced wireless technologies including GSM, GPRS packet data, EDGE, positioning, and Internet access. Omnipoint was the fourth-largest PCS licensee in the United States based on pops, having had licenses to serve areas covering nearly 100 million people in the eastern half of the United States. Omnipoint was acquired by VoiceStream Wireless Corporation in 2000. VoiceStream was subsequently acquired by Deutsche Telekom (NYSE: DT), now T-Mobile.
Orion is a secure and encrypted global platform for instant voice communication for people and machines, on any device, over any network, over any distance, without boundaries. Orion’s platform provides a heads-up and eyes-free interface which enables people to communicate and do things with the power of their voice. Orion’s technology targets enterprise and government customers with mobile workforces (‘mobile group communications’) where it competes with legacy technologies ranging from cellular push-to-talk to public safety walkie-talkies. Orion’s technology also targets a broader and rapidly growing market opportunity, enabling people-to-machine voice communications, including dedicated devices and internet-of-things (IOT), smartphones, web clients and applications, and third-party voice integrations. Orion’s investors include Motorola Solutions, In-Q-Tel and Allen & Company.
Paciolan is a leading ticketing enabler, providing ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions for top venues across North America. Paciolan provides a wholly integrated infrastructure that puts venues in direct control of their customer relationships, brands and revenue potential. Primary markets include performing arts, college athletics, professional sports, museums, and arenas. Paciolan was acquired by TicketMaster in January 2008.
Parallax specializes in acquiring and operating software companies that have proven products and established customer bases. Parallax provides these companies with experienced management skills as well as cost effective infrastructure support including accounting and finance, sales and marketing, research and development, and human resources expertise. This unique capability has helped the Parallax family of companies succeed worldwide as leading software vendors across such industry sectors as financial services, government, media, telecoms, manufacturing, and engineering. Notable Parallax companies have included MicroFocus, Multigen-Paradigm, Infor, Inovis and Computron.
QPS provides GLP/GCP-compliant preclinical and clinical research services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients worldwide in the areas of Bioanalysis, Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics, Toxicology, Translational Medicine, and Clinical Research. Founded by Dr. Ben Chien in 1995, QPS has Bioanalysis and Preclinical testing facilities at its Newark, DE headquarters; and facilities in Groningen, the Netherlands; Taipei, Taiwan; and Hyderabad, India. Early-phase clinical facilities are located in Springfield, MO; Taipei, Taiwan; Groningen, the Netherlands; and Hyderabad, India.
Resonate is a SaaS-based provider of real-time consumer insights, data and media activation and offers the largest single source of in-depth proprietary profiles on 200M+ US adult consumers. The company simplifies how marketers understand and engage the right people with the right message based on the underlying values and motivations that drive their audiences’ decisions to buy or support certain brands, products or causes.
Hundreds of companies have used Resonate’s SaaS platform and activation services to accelerate the ability to identify the right customers, prospects, understand what they care about, know what to say to them, and find more of them across all marketing channels with precision and at scale. Resonate is helping marketers reduce marketing complexity, drive strategy and win more business, while reducing data costs and improving media accuracy.
Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Resonate is privately held and backed by Argentum, Revolution Growth, Greycroft Partners and iNovia Capital.
ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (RPS) is a global, next-generation clinical research organization, or CRO, providing clinical development services to the biopharmaceutical industry. The Company’s services support the design, initiation and management of its clients’ clinical trials programs that are required to obtain regulatory approval to market biopharmaceutical products. RPS provides these services either as integrated solutions, embedded within the client’s internal clinical development operations and supporting the entire breadth of the client’s drug development pipeline, or on a more traditional project-by-project basis. RPS’s innovative, next-generation business model allows it to leverage its clients’ existing processes to improve quality, increase the speed of product development and reduce overall development costs while allowing its clients to maintain control of their development portfolio. RPS offers its services on a global basis, including in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia, and has developed a diverse client mix including 14 of the 15 largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. RPS was acquired by affiliates of Warburg Pincus in February 2011.
SmartCommerce is an AI-based data platform that centralizes and optimizes massive amounts of real-time CPG product data to accelerate eCommerce
SPI Manufacturing was the largest designer, manufacturer and wholesaler of commercial and light industrial modular building structures. In 1998, the Company merged with Modtech Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: MODT), the largest manufacturer of modular, relocatable classrooms.
StructuredWeb provides a suite of web-based sales and marketing automation solutions delivered on-demand, helping businesses and distribution channels to reduce costs, improve conversions and close more deals. Customers can choose from a suite of solutions that include website content management, online product catalogs, ecommerce, CRM, sales enablement, search engine marketing, email, advertising, demand generation and direct marketing programs. Combining a powerful technology platform with marketing and industry expertise in office equipment, networking, voice & data, telecom and technology, StructuredWeb delivers quantifiable, measured, marketing results at a low, fixed budget.
Established in 1991, TransForce is the nation’s leading specialty staffing firm devoted exclusively to the transportation industry. The Company is committed to a culture of DOT compliance and safe driving. TransForce operates through a branch network of 33 offices across the nation.
Transformative Pharmaceutical Solutions (TPS) provides customized Adaptive Integrated Monitoring solutions to biopharmaceutical company sponsors and investigative sites conducting clinical trials. By leveraging “people, process and technology”, TPS addresses the inefficiencies inherent in current outsourcing strategies and the associated lack of transparency, utilizing real-time monitoring of clinical and operational data to drive quality, efficiency and cost savings. The company brings together industry leaders with over two decades of experience building and implementing integrated solutions within the Pharmaceutical Industry.
TCI Solutions provides software solutions and services that enable in-store automation of inventory tracking, accounting, and other functions to help retailers improve operational efficiency. TCI integrates workforce, financial, and customer information at both the headquarter and individual store levels. In 2005, TCI was acquired by Retalix Ltd. (Nasdaq: RTLX), a provider of enterprise-wide software solutions for the global food and fuel retail industries.
Trustwave is a leading provider of on-demand data security compliance solutions that enable businesses and other organizations of all sizes to efficiently achieve and maintain compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards. Trustwave’s compliance management solutions (including TrustKeeper) and a broad suite of compliance enablement solutions, assist their customers to comprehensively secure their network infrastructure, data communications and sensitive information assets, protecting them against the increasing threats of unauthorized access, fraudulent activity and other intrusions or breaches.
Tut Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: TUTS) is a leader in high-speed data connectivity over public and private copper wire. Tut Systems provides reliable, low-cost, high-speed data connectivity solutions for LAN extension, xDSL Internet access, and home networking. Tut Systems completed its initial public offering in January 1999, after which Argentum sold its position in Tut Systems in the public market.
UFA, Inc. is a leading provider of mission-critical air traffic control (ATC) simulation and training software solutions to the world’s air navigation service providers (ANSPs), militaries, universities and major commercial integrators. Covering a global footprint of nearly 400 air traffic control centers, airports, military bases, and training academies, UFA’s customers include the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the U.S. Military, DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung, NAV CANADA, skyguide, CAA Singapore, numerous NATO militaries, and major universities such as Kent State University, University of North Dakota, and University of Massachusetts. UFA is headquartered in Burlington, MA, with wholly owned subsidiaries in Germany (ATCSim GmbH), Canada and Singapore.
VPNet Inc. designed, developed, and marketed solutions that allowed corporations to cost-effectively use virtual private networks while preserving network and application scalability, performance, and security. The company specialized in dedicated hardware network security products that performed at high-speed levels not attainable in software-only solutions. VPNet was acquired by Avaya Inc. (NYSE: AV) in February 2000.
WarrCloud is the retail automotive industry’s first and only provider of technology-enabled warranty processing services. WarrCloud’s innovative technology streamlines and automates the warranty claim creation and submission process, thereby decreasing manual tasks, reducing errors, and accelerating cash collections by dealers. Across its dealership customer base, WarrCloud has been shown to decrease warranty processing times by 5x, increase warranty revenue over 10%, reduce processing costs by up to 60%, and improve compliance with OEM guidelines to improve dealer ratings and reduce costly audits.
Waste Services, Inc. (previously Capital Environmental Resource, Inc.) is a multi-regional, integrated solid waste services company. The company provides collection, transfer, landfill disposal and recycling services for commercial, industrial and residential customers in the U.S. and Canada. Waste Services services over 80,000 commercial and industrial customers, and about 7.5 million residential homes. It operates seven landfills, 22 transfer stations, 12 recycling facilities and 33 collection operations. Its U.S. operations are located in Texas and Florida, and its Canadian operations are located in Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia. Waste Services was acquired in 2010 by IESI-BFC Ltd (Browning Ferris Canada).
White Cap Holdings, Inc. is a leading wholesale distribution company, providing a broad range of products and services to professional customers in the infrastructure & energy, maintenance, repair & improvement and specialty construction markets. With a diverse portfolio of industry-leading businesses, White Cap is one of the largest diversified wholesale distributors in North America. White Cap had an initial public offering in 1997 and was subsequently acquired by Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE: HD) in May 2004.
Wimba (fka HorizonWimba) is a leading provider of collaborative learning software applications and services to the education industry. Its collaborative software applications for the online and blended education market enable institutions to bridge technology and pedagogy by supplementing course management systems with many of the proven disciplines of in-person learning environments. Wimba’s intuitive solutions enable educators and students to quickly and easily teach and learn live online, engage in live chat and instant message exchanges, benefit from oral content being added to text-based course content, and more. Instructors can also use Wimba solutions to convert Microsoft Word documents into accessible web pages and to create and administer tests, quizzes, and exams. Wimba was acquired by Blackboard Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBB) in August 2010.
Yello, Inc. provides a cloud-based SaaS platform that allows businesses and their campus recruiters/HR departments to manage and grow their existing and new-candidate pipeline, improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the campus hiring process. Their proprietary platform streamlines key choke points in the recruiting process, including collection of candidate info and resumes, marketing job openings to prospective hires, scheduling and conducting interviews on site and remotely, and aggregating/analyzing feedback/evaluations.
Ytel® specializes in cloud-based B2B communications solutions, powering modern communications through voice, text, email and direct mail. Its SaaS-based offerings include Cloud Contact Center®, message360°®, and sipPro™. Ytel supports billions of outbound and inbound interactions, on a company owned network, for the primary purpose of increasing revenue and maximizing efficiency for clients.
The Zond Group->GE Wind Energy is a leader in the wind-powered energy-generating industry. GE Wind Energy develops and constructs wind-powered electric generating facilities both for itself and for sale to utilities and independent power producers. The company also operates and manages its own wind power projects and those sold to others. Argentum invested in the predecessor company of GE Wind Energy, Zond Group Inc., which was purchased by Enron Renewable Energy Corp. in 1996 and was subsequently acquired by GE Wind Energy.