Global LT is a world renowned provider of language training, cultural training, translations and expatriate destination services that empower individuals to live and work successfully anywhere in the world. The company’s innovative language training services emphasize a proficiency-based approach to accommodate a variety of learning styles and focus on personalized, student-directed instruction. The company’s programs are delivered across multiple modalities including instructor-led, virtual, self-paced and blended, are customized for individuals or groups, and are available in over 70 languages.
Headquarters: Troy, Michigan
Intellectual Technology, Inc. (ITI) is the unique provider of innovative DMV on Demand software that helps motor vehicle agencies increase speed, visibility and security of transactions. Whether services are delivered via self-service terminals, over the counter, on a mobile device, or in a fulfillment center, ITI’s DMV on Demand software provides motor vehicle agencies the ability to securely service customers where they want to be met. By using ITI’s Self-Service, Counter, Fulfillment, Mobile, or License Plate solutions, motor vehicle agencies can help shorten wait times, control inventory, increase revenues and reduce fraud. ITI solutions are marketed using a subscription based service model with customer paying only for completed transactions, eliminating all capital, supplies and software costs. Since the company’s formation, ITI has securely issued over 350 million motor vehicle agency transactions. ITI has over 20 years’ experience in developing solutions for motor vehicle agencies and is recognized by the industry for the quality of its products, services and exceptional customer support. Headquarters: Carlsbad, CA; with its logistics, technology and operations center located in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Campus Explorer, a recognized leader in post-secondary education recruitment services, provides information to tens of thousands of students each day who search for information about their college options on the web. The Company’s comprehensive database of photos, videos and information on college admissions, expenses, academics, and more make Campus Explorer the premier online college research destination. Easy to use tools help students discover and compare schools, calculate admissions chances and showcase themselves to colleges, making the college search process easier and more enjoyable than ever before. Unlike the competition, Campus Explorer does not funnel traffic into a narrow segment of for-profit education customers. With over 8,500 colleges, from Ivy League to trade schools, and numerous search criteria, students can easily find all of the schools that match their interests. Headquarters: Santa Monica, CA
SMT, formerly known as SportsMEDIA Technology Corporation, is a leading provider of graphics, statistics and video enhancement software and services for live television sports broadcast networks. Founded in 1988, SMT pioneered the first real-time scoring and wireless data system. SMT continues to develop and deliver customized products and services to enhance the production quality and viewers’ experience of sporting events. The company has won 17 Emmy awards since 1993. SMT’s solutions have been used at the most prestigious sporting events including the Super Bowl, NBC Sunday Night Football, the Indianapolis 500, the NCAA Final Four, the Kentucky Derby, ESPN Summer and Winter X Games, NBA on TNT, NASCAR and NHL. SMT’s customers include all major broadcast television companies as well as several regional and specialty sports networks. Headquarters: Durham, NC
MedBridge Healthcare is a provider of sleep diagnostic services and an operator of home medical equipment centers that provide respiratory services including oxygen systems, CPAP therapy systems, and related services. Its SleepWorks division is one of the top 10 providers of sleep diagnostic services in the United States, serving the growing market for sleep apnea diagnosis and treatment. The company also operates home medical equipment centers and provides respiratory services, including oxygen and CPAP therapy, throughout the southeastern United States. Headquarters: Greenville, SC
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VXi offers best-in-class corded and wireless headset solutions designed specifically for high-noise environments. VXi’s noise-cancelling microphones filter out more background noise than competitive solutions, helping customers communicate clearly, consistently, and naturally. The Company’s headsets have become the headset of choice at many of the largest professional contact centers and offices and VXi’s BlueParrott® brand of wireless Bluetooth® headsets has become the #1 headset in the professional trucker market. VXi was acquired by GN Audio (CO: GN) in October of 2016. Headquarters: Dover, NH
iBwave Solutions is the leading provider of software design tools and training solutions that dramatically simplify the process of designing and deploying in-building wireless networks. Founded in 2003, the company was the first in its industry to recognize the need for an integrated software package to streamline the indoor cellular network design process and enable wireless carriers to deliver mobile service inside buildings that is 100% reliable. The Company’s software products enable the ecosystem of wireless operators, system integrators, and wireless equipment manufacturers to seamlessly share information on a single, unified platform. The Company provides software and services to over 500 clients in over 80 countries worldwide, including all of the tier-1 wireless operators in North America, and is the recognized standard for in-building wireless network design software and certification programs. iBwave was acquired by Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) in April of 2015.
Headquarters: Montreal, Canada
U.S. Dermatology Medical Management (US Derm)partners with physicians to acquire medical dermatology practices and subsequently provides comprehensive business support services to these practices. US Derm's expertise in front and back office staffing and support, billing and collections, and medical office operations management enables its partner physicians to focus exclusively on providing the highest standard of patient care. US Derm's partner practices treat medical (non-cosmetic) conditions including the diagnosis and removal of skin cancer, actinic keratosis, psoriasis, acne, sun damage, and aging skin. Headquarters: Irvine, CA
Sendio is an enterprise email security company enabling businesses of any size to block all forms of unwanted email, viruses, phishing and botnet attacks through a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) appliance system. Sendio’s Sender Address Verification technology blocks 100% of spam with zero false positives, reducing email IT costs by as much as 50%. Sendio’s products have been named the "Best of the Best" product of the year in 2006 by Government Computer News and the eMail Integrity Award Winner 2007 by Tomorrow's Technology Today. Headquarters: Irvine, CA
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Vermont Composites (VCI) designs, engineers, and fabricates custom advanced carbon and fiberglass composite structures. Structural composites produce finished products that are 40-60% lighter than the same item manufactured using conventional materials. The company serves the medical imaging, aerospace, military, and industrial markets. Major customers include Lockheed, Med-Tec, General Electric, BAe, Boeing, General Dynamics, Northrop and Philips Medical Systems. VCI was acquired by Kaman Aerospace Group in November of 2011. Headquarters: Bennington, VT
O2 Science is a regional provider of respiratory services and home healthcare products. This includes the provision of oxygen equipment, respiratory medications, CPAP devices and other home medical equipment. O2 Science was acquired by Pacific Pulmonary Services in August 2005. Headquarters: Tempe, AZ
CaseStack provides logistics outsourcing services to consumer packaged goods companies that sell products to retailers, distributors and other manufacturers. CaseStack combines an advanced transportation and warehousing system with proprietary, web-based software to provide end-to-end fulfillment services that enable customers to reap the benefits and economies of a sophisticated, global logistics system without all the infrastructure costs. Headquarters: Santa Monica, CA
Rent.com is the nation's leading online leasing center for the apartment industry. Rent.com's mission is to revolutionize the rental housing industry through their online marketplace that facilitates direct online lease transactions between renters and lessors. Rent.com was acquired by eBay (NASD: EBAY) in February 2005. Headquarters: Santa Monica, CA
Rayne Corporation, founded in 1928, is a leading national provider of residential water softeners and commercial water softeners and water treatment products and services. Through its network of dealerships across the United States and in Mexico, Rayne rents, sells and services products used to treat household water such as point-of-use reverse osmosis systems, water softening exchange tanks, automatic water softeners, carbon filtration equipment and replacement filters and parts. Headquarters: San Diego, CA
AMSI manufactures components and assemblies for commercial aircraft, regional and business jets, military aircraft, commercial and military helicopters, and space launch vehicles. Major customers include Boeing, Lockheed and Northrop Grumman. Headquarters: Gardena, CA
Overture, formerly GoTo.com, is the search engine that pioneered the free market, "pay-for-performance" model where Web sites bid for priority placement in keyword search results. Overture launched its Internet search site in February 1998. It rapidly became one of the fastest growing sites on the Web. The company went public in June 1999. Overture was acquired by Yahoo! (NASD: YHOO) in October 2003. Headquarters: Pasadena, CA