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  • Allegiance South Jordan, UT

    Allegiance, Inc. helps companies translate customer insights into actionable business intelligence. Using Voice of Customer intelligence (VOCi™), Allegiance combines any form of Voice of the Customer (VOC) data with any operational data (CRM, financial, etc.) to create actionable customer intelligence delivered in the cloud.

    Initial investment:  EDV led Allegiance's Series B financing.

  • Badgeville Redwood City, CA

    Badgeville is a Social Rewards & Analytics Platform for web and mobile publishers. Their customers come from a wide variety of verticals including retail, entertainment, publishing, education, enterprise and more.

    Initial Investment: EDV participated in Badgeville's Series A financing.

  • Beckon San Mateo, California

     Beckon creates elegant, intuitive software to help marketers understand and beautifully communicate the business impact of everything they do. Their vision is a single platform that consolidates and organizes marketing’s spend and performance data across all channels and provides a framework for data-driven, intentional marketing.

  • Convio Austin, TX

    Convio is the leading provider of on-demand constituent relationship management (CRM) software and services that give nonprofits a better way to inspire and mobilize people to support their organizations.

    Initial Investment: EDV co-led the first round of VC funding for GetActive Software, which was acquired by Convio in 2007.

    Public (NASDAQ: CNVO)
  • Coupa Software San Mateo, CA

    Coupa Software provides on-demand e-procurement software that helps companies control spending and generate savings.

    Initial investment: El Dorado Ventures led Coupa Software's Series C round of VC funding.

  • DataSage Reading, MA

    Business Intelligence software solutions for Internet retailing and online marketing.

    Initial Investment: EDV participated in DataSage's second round of VC financing.

    Acquired by Vignette (NASDAQ: VIGN)
  • Jigsaw San Mateo, CA

    Jigsaw is a leading provider of business information and data services that uniquely leverages user-generated content contributed by its global business-to-business community of 1,000,000 members. The Jigsaw community and more than 1,000 enterprises use the Jigsaw directory to access information for 21 million business contacts and 4 million companies.

    Initial Investment: EDV provided seed funding to Jigsaw.

    Acquired by Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM)
  • Lithium Technologies San Francisco, CA

    Lithium is the leading provider of Social CRM solutions to power the customer network. Working with market leaders such as Best Buy, Sony, AT&T, Research In Motion (RIM), Univision, and PayPal, Lithium is delivering the next generation of customer relationships by unlocking the value of the social customer network. In 2010, Lithium acquired Scout Labs, an EDV portfolio company that is a leader in social media monitoring and analysis.

    Initial investment: EDV co-led Scout Labs’ 2009 round of VC funding.  Scout Labs was acquired by Lithium in 2010.

  • LockPath Overland Park, Kansas

    LockPath, Inc., the creator of the Keylight product family, enables regulated organizations to quickly progress from isolated compliance initiatives and departmental silos of risk-related information, to integrated, company-wide compliance strategies.


  • Motista San Mateo, CA

    Motista is an on-demand, web-based environment where sophisticated consumer intelligence is finally liberated, empowering Fortune 1000 marketers to build deeper connections with consumers and motivate them to action.

    Initial Investment:  EDV led Motista's Series A financing.

  • Persistence Software San Mateo, CA

    Persistence is a leading provider of enterprise application servers.

    Initial Investment: EDV General Partner Charles Beeler provided VC funding to Persistence at his prior firm.

    Public (NASDAQ: PRST), acquired by Progress Software (NASDAQ: PRGS)
  • Poet Software Foster City, CA

    Provider of comprehensive supplier enablement applications for business-to-business e-commerce.

    Initial Investment: EDV co-led Poet's first round of VC financing.

    Public (POXA.F)
  • Proofpoint Sunnyvale, CA

    Proofpoint provides email security and data loss prevention solutions. In 2010, Proofpoint acquired Everyone.net, which delivers reliable, secure, hosted messaging and collaboration solutions for service providers and businesses.

    Initial Investment: EDV co-led Everyone.net's first round of VC funding.  Everyone.net was acquired by Proofpoint in 2009.

  • Quiver San Mateo, CA

    Developer of software that provides an intuitive and accurate view of knowledge assets.

    Initial Investment: EDV co-led Quiver's first round of VC funding.

    Acquired by Yahoo/Inktomi (NASDAQ: YHOO)
  • RapidEngines Minneapolis, MN

    RapidEngines provides software solutions to Internet and financial organizations to solve their big log data problems. RapidEngines has developed search and reporting software that can scale to manage terabytes of log data and produce real-time reporting and complex analytics within seconds to provide compliance reporting, application forensics, and application troubleshooting information.

    Initial investment: EDV co-led RapidEngines' 2011 round of VC funding.

  • ReportSmith San Mateo, CA

    Business intelligence software.

    Initial Investment: EDV co-led ReportSmith's first round of VC financing.

    Acquired by Borland (NASDAQ: BORL)
  • Rogue Wave Boulder, CO

    Enterprise software development tools.

    Initial investment: EDV led Rogue Wave's first round of VC financing.

    Public (NASDAQ: RWAV)
  • Sana Security Redwood City, CA

    Sana Security is a leader in enterprise security in complex, real-world environments.

    Initial Investment: EDV incubated Sana and provided seed funding as well as follow-on financing.

    Acquired by AVG Technologies
  • Sport Ngin Minneapolis, MN

    Sport Ngin, formerly TST Media, is a leading provider of web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur and professional sports. Powering more than 100,000 sports teams, leagues, clubs, and associations, Sport Ngin features a complete suite of easy-to-use tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders including athletes, parents, administrators, coaches, referees, scouts, volunteers, fans, journalists, and sponsors.

    Initial Investment: EDV led TST Media's Series B round of VC funding.

  • USi Annapolis, MD

    USi delivers enterprise and e-commerce software as a service, including leading software from Ariba, BroadVision, Microsoft, Oracle, PeopleSoft and Siebel. USi merged with EDV portfolio company Appshop in 2004.

    Initial Investment: EDV co-led Appshop's first round of VC financing.

    Acquired by AT&T (NYSE: T)
  • Voxify Alameda, CA

    Voxify develops, deploys and manages integrated speech solutions to automate customer interactions. Voxify's patented technology enables intelligent and conversational speech applications that deliver an extraordinary customer experience.

    Initial Investment: EDV led Voxify's first round of VC funding.

  • Webtrends Portland, OR

    Webtrends provides Web analytics and online marketing solutions to optimize marketing campaigns and customer engagement.

    Initial Investment: El Dorado Ventures co-led the first round of VC funding for ClickShift, which was acquired by Webtrends in 2006.