Acquisitions to Inspirations: 2012 In Review

written by bethburgee on December 19, 2012 in Acquisitions and GROW and Under The Radar with no comments

Hey Folks! We’re wrapping up 2012 by sharing our 5 favorite memories from the year. To those of you who attended, sponsored, mentored, promoted, and participated in our events, we want to say a big thank you for your continual Read the Rest…


21 Acquisitions for Under the Radar Alumni

written by Clare Ryan on December 17, 2012 in Acquisitions and Under The Radar with one Comment

  Every day, we’re excited to see what news our Under the Radar Alumni will announce. In 2012, our alumni companies have massively scaled, have announced major partnerships, have raised major funding, and have been acquired by industry leaders.  Below Read the Rest…


Is Selling a ‘Sell Out’? Acquisition Questions to Ask

written by HeidiIsern on January 25, 2012 in Acquisitions and Funding with no comments

Last year companies like Google, Twitter, Facebook and Salesforce gobbled up a multitude of startups to strengthen their talent and technology strategies.  However, just because they’ve got money to burn doesn’t mean you should consider selling.  75% of acquisitions fail Read the Rest…


CardStar Acquired by Constant Contact

written by Clare Ryan on January 19, 2012 in Acquisitions with no comments

Congratulations to Andy and the entire team over at CardStar on being acquired by Constant Contact!  CardStar is a great friend of Under the Radar as a two time presenter, and we couldn’t be prouder of them today.   Read Read the Rest…


23 in 2011 – Under the Radar Acquisitions!

written by Clare Ryan on December 19, 2011 in Acquisitions with no comments

2011 was a great year for acquisitions.  At least 23 of our past presenting companies were acquired this year by top players like Facebook, AMEX, Salesforce, and more. Congratulations to all the companies who got swooped up this year!  We Read the Rest…


Under the Radar Success Story – Sometrics Acquired by American Express

written by Clare Ryan on October 26, 2011 in Acquisitions and Under The Radar with no comments

We always like to share the success stories of Under the Radar Alumni, and today, we’ve got a great one! Back in 2008, Sometrics presented on the Under the Radar stage.  Just last month, they were acquired by American Express Read the Rest…


Versly is acquired by Cisco!! Woot!

written by Clare Ryan on August 29, 2011 in Acquisitions and Under The Radar with no comments

In April of 2011, Versly presented on stage and Under the Radar and impressed the crowd at the Microsoft Campus with their offering.  Versly integrates with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, the Web and your mobile devices to make it easy for Read the Rest…


WaveMaker Acquired by VMWare

written by Clare Ryan on March 8, 2011 in Acquisitions and Under The Radar with no comments

Congratulations to Chris and the entire team over at WaveMaker on being acquired by VMWare! It was less than a year ago they were impressing our audience at Under the Radar, and they’ve obviously continued to impress the right people! Read the Rest…


Databases Just Got a Lot More Awesome

written by Clare Ryan on February 8, 2011 in Acquisitions and Under The Radar with one Comment

Here’s the deal: 1. NorthScale presented at Under the Radar in April of 2010 showcasing their elastic data infrastructure and won our BEST IN SHOW for their fantastic presentation and offering. 2. NorthScale changed it’s name in October of 2010 Read the Rest…


Transpera Acquired by Tremor Media

written by Clare Ryan on February 4, 2011 in Acquisitions and Under The Radar with one Comment

Congratulations to past Under the Radar presenter Transpera on being acquired by Tremor Media!!! Terms of the deal were not disclosed.  Before this acquisition however, Transpera had already raised over $17-Million dollars from investors First Round Capital, Flybridge Capital Partners, Read the Rest…