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InterWest is proud and privileged to partner with visionary management teams who are shaping the future of Information Technology and Healthcare. The companies they have started are vital parts of the portfolio of industry-leading startups that InterWest has helped over the last four decades.

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Information Technology

AMEC

Mon, 06/11/2012 - 10:01 -- admin

AMEC is a Shanghai-based global semiconductor equipment company with a portfolio of advanced, high-performing wafer fabrication solutions that enable the world's semiconductor manufacturers to increase productivity and reduce their manufacturing costs. Its equipment is used to build sophisticated, nano-scale devices that provide intelligence and memory for inventive products that improve quality of life and sustain the planet.

Tapjoy

Tue, 05/29/2012 - 13:21 -- admin

Tapjoy is changing the way people discover, share and engage using mobile applications. At Tapjoy.com, consumers receive customized application recommendations based on their current app usage, and recommendations of their friends. Tapjoy provides a turnkey advertising platform that helps developers find and monetize new, high-value users on the leading social, mobile and gaming platforms to boost revenues.

Virsto Software

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 15:21 -- admin

Virsto Software provides innovative solutions to address the growing need for cost-effective and efficient storage for virtual servers and desktops. Companies worldwide use Virsto to achieve breakthrough increases in performance, reduce storage capital and operating costs, and streamline provisioning and data management for virtual computing.

Workday

Wed, 05/09/2012 - 10:44 -- admin

Workday offers SaaS-based human capital management services as well as a cost-effective alternative to traditional ERP systems including financial management, project management and payroll. Workday had an initial public offering in 2012.

SignalDemand

Wed, 05/09/2012 - 10:44 -- admin

SignalDemand provides predictive analytics and optimization for commodity-based value chains. Through on-demand software and services, it delivers real-time recommendations to help make complex price, supply and purchasing decisions across products, customers, channels and suppliers. Using mathematical models to process thousands of variables, SignalDemand enables better day-to-day decision-making and increased profit margins. SignalDemand was acquired by PROS in 2013.

Get Satisfaction

Wed, 05/09/2012 - 10:43 -- admin

Get Satisfaction is an online platform that powers more than 60,000 communities worldwide, helping companies build better relationships with their customers. Its solution is used by the world's best brands to improve customer support, build superior products, drive customer loyalty and build business.

CarWoo

Wed, 05/09/2012 - 10:42 -- admin

Founded in 2009, CarWoo revolutionizes how people buy new cars. It is the first online service that allows buyers to negotiate anonymously with multiple dealers to get the best offers on the car they want. CarWoo backs its services with a 100% “happiness guarantee” that transforms one of the world’s most dreaded shopping experiences into an easy, safe and predictable process. CarWoo was acquired by Truecar in 2014.

Brand.net

Wed, 05/09/2012 - 10:38 -- admin

Brand.net is the first online advertising network focused exclusively on brand advertising, combining the reach and quality of high-impact television promotion with digital media's precise audience, geographic, and contextual targeting. Its customers reach their audiences across quality, high-impact display, video, and mobile environments to achieve awareness as well as online- and offline-purchase objectives. Brand.net was acquired by Valassis Communications (VCI) in 2012.

AVAAK

Wed, 05/09/2012 - 10:33 -- admin

Avaak develops and builds revolutionary ultra-low-power integrated wireless video sensor platforms that utilize digital imaging and other sensors to provide low-cost, rapidly deployable real-time video networks. Using its VueZone product, consumer, commercial and government customers can create small networks of small battery-powered cameras and view them on their smartphones, PCs or Macs. Avaak was acquired by Netgear in 2012.

Aria Systems

Wed, 05/09/2012 - 10:31 -- admin

Aria Systems is a leader in subscription billing and management solutions. A pioneer in SaaS-based billing, Aria has grown rapidly to manage millions of accounts worldwide across a wide range of industries. Its Billing and Subscription Management Platform is the industry's most reliable, flexible and scalable on-demand platform for organizations looking to accelerate recurring revenue capture while reducing operating costs.

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