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Alumni Partner Companies

Advanced BioHealing

Regenerative medicines

Acquired by Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY) in 2011

Alliance Consulting

Custom software solutions and IT consulting

Acquired by Logicalis in 2006


Point-of-care diagnostics

Acquired by BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) in 2014

Avid Radiopharmaceuticals

Molecular imaging

Acquired by Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) in 2010

Cambridge Technology Partners

Internet professional services

IPO'd on NASDAQ in 1993

Center Core

Ergonomic workstations

IPO'd on NASDAQ in 1988


Cancer diagnostics

Acquired by GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), in 2010

Coherent Communications

Voice enhancement technology

IPO'd on NASDAQ in 1994; Merged with Tellabs in 1998


Information technology services

Acquired by Platinum Equity in 2004

Crescendo Bioscience

Molecular diagnostics

Acquired by Myriad Genetics (NASDAQ: MYGN) in 2014

Diamond Technology Partners

Management consulting

IPO'd on NASDAQ in 1996

DocuCorp International

Information application software and services

IPO'd on NASDAQ in 1998


Insurance telematics platform

Acquired by CCC Information Services Inc. in 2015

eMerge Interactive

Technology company serving agricultural, foodservice and healthcare industries

IPO'd on NASDAQ in 2000

Internet Capital Group, Inc.

Business-to-Business e-commerce

IPO'd on NASDAQ in 1999

Integrated Systems Consulting Group

Information services consulting

Merged with First Consulting Group in 1998


Business and technology integrator

Acquired by Household Investment Funding in 2003


Fraud detection and anti-money laundering technology

Acquired by i-flex Solutions, an Oracle subsidiary, in 2006

Micro Decisionware

Data access tool and gateway to SQL databases

Acquired by Sybase in 1993


Real-time 3D software tools and services

Acquired by Computer Associates in 2000


Local area network software systems

IPO'd on NASDAQ in 1985


First commercial patch for the acute treatment of migraines

IPO'd on NASDAQ in 2010; Acquired by Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA) in 2014

OAO Technology Solutions

IT solutions and professional services

IPO'd on NASDAQ in 1997

Pac-West Telecomm, Inc.

Integrated communications services

IPO'd on NASDAQ in 1999


Software for health plans

Acquired by McKesson (NYSE: MCK) in 2011


Generic pet medicines

Acquired by Dechra Holdings US Inc., a subsidiary of Dechra Pharmaceuticals Plc (LON:DPH), in 2016


Television-based shopping

IPO'd on NASDAQ in 1986

Rabbit Software

Micro and mainframe computer products

IPO'd on NASDAQ in 1986


Financial services software

Acquired by Fidelity National Financial, Inc. in 2004

Sotera Wireless

Wireless patient monitoring platform

Acquired by Foresite Capital in 2014

Tangram Enterprise Solutions

IT asset management solutions

Acquired by Opsware Inc. in 2004


Component-based production software

IPO'd on NASDAQ in 1995

US Interactive

Internet professional services

IPO'd on NASDAQ in 1999

Traffic information provider

IPO'd on NASDAQ in 2006; Acquired by NAVTEQ in 2007


Internet of Things platform

Acquired by PTC Inc. in 2013


On-demand supply management solutions

IPO'd on NASDAQ in 1999