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Past, Present and Future Leaders

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

iDoneThis

Mon, 06/11/2012 - 10:45 -- admin

iDoneThis is a web-based service where users can record their daily accomplishments for journaling, tracking tasks, business reporting and for simply staying motivated. The site launched in May 2010 and within a few months had attracted more than 10,000 users logging hundreds of thousands of entries per day.

GAINFitness

Mon, 06/11/2012 - 10:42 -- admin

Gain Fitness’s website and mobile app personalize exercise science to fit individuals’ unique lifestyles. Launched in 2011, it plans to disrupt the fitness industry, which is overly focused on sensationalized, guilt-driven marketing and aggressive distribution models. Founded by Google veterans and fitness experts, the company’s web and mobile services use patent-pending algorithms to create highly personalized, dynamic workout programs based on an individual’s body, goals and lifestyle.

Empowered

Mon, 06/11/2012 - 10:25 -- admin

Empowered offers students professional certificates and career counseling designed specifically for those transitioning to new careers or seeking to remain viable in today’s job market. With a focus on practical work-related knowledge, the fully online courses will allow students to complete certificate programs in just one year with far more robust interaction than many modern day classrooms. Empowered was acquired by Qualcomm in 2014.

Damballa

Mon, 06/11/2012 - 10:21 -- admin

Damballa protects corporations, ISPs and telecommunications service providers from cyber-attacks used for organized, online crime. Its isolates the command-and-control needed to launch cyber-attacks and terminates the hidden communication channels used to control breached computer systems. Damballa solutions protect companies from botnets, advanced persistent threats, next-generation malware, cyber-crime, and insider threats.

Convey Computer

Mon, 06/11/2012 - 10:19 -- admin

Convey Computer produces the world's first and only hybrid-core computer system. Using Intel processors and tightly coupled FPGA accelerators, Convey squeezes more performance per dollar, watt, or rack out of computationally intensive applications.

Bloomspot

Mon, 06/11/2012 - 10:09 -- admin

bloomspot presents its subscribers with high-quality offers from local restaurants, spas, salons, boutiques and merchants. The company gives subscribers the opportunity to fall in love with exceptional experiences and return to those merchants again. Bloomspot also helps its merchant partners reach new and desirable audiences, increase awareness and achieve profitability on each and every one of its promotions. Bloomspot was acquired by JP Morgan Chase in 2013.

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.

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