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Clients

Benchmark Clients

The Benchmark Partners’ strong track record includes leading critical, time sensitive searches at the Board, CXO and VP level for companies nationwide in the Commercial and Federal markets. Our clients range in size from innovative institutionally (private equity-PE, and venture capital-VC) backed start-ups to market leading public and private companies with revenues in excess of $1B annually. Our recruiting expertise spans many technology and product categories, markets and licensing models.

Appgate Network Security

Leading provider of secure Intranet and Extranet access software and solutions

Investors

GE Equity, ABN AMRO

Acquired by

Aptela

Hosted VoIP solution provider

Investors

JMI Equity

Acquired by

ATSC

A leading provider of full lifecycle IT systems solutions, mission-driven consulting services and responsive infrastructure support to federal civilian agencies, Department of Defense, public safety and national security customers

Investors

Public Company

Acquired by

BDMetrics

Online networking platform for tradeshows, conferences and events

Investors

Valhalla Partners, Greenhill, Grosvenor Fund, Maryland DBED, New Markets Fund

Acquired by

Berico Technologies

Leading technical and analytic services firm serving the IC, DoD and SOF communities to better understand their data and help solve complex mission problems

Investors

Privately Held

Brabeion

Enterprise governance, risk and compliance software and solutions

Investors

Longworth Venture Partners

Acquired by

Brainbench

Provider of pre-employment testing, assessment and screening services and products

Investors

Primus Venture Partners

Acquired by

BrandInformatics

Delivers a new generation of intelligence that enables companies to benchmark and advance Emotional Connection with their customers

Investors

Sachs Capital

Cernium

Market leader and pioneer in video surveillance technology

Investors

Lurie Investments

Cloudera

Leader in next generation data management and largest contributor to the open source Apache Hadoop® ecosystem

Investors

Accel partners, IQT, Google Ventures, MeriTech Capital partners, Greylock Partners

Content Analysist

Leading provider of powerful and proven Advanced Search tools and technology that exponentially reduce the time needed to discern relevant information from unstructured data

Investors

Privately funded

Data Direct

Leader in scalable storage infrastructure for Big Data and Cloud applications

Investors

Digital Reasoning

Providing IC/DoD an automated understanding for Big Data by analyzes unstructured and structured data to reveal the hidden and potentially valuable relationships between people, place and time

Investors

Silver Lake Sumeru

Eagle Systems & Services, Inc.

Nationally recognized government services provider specializing in training and integrated logistics support services

Investors

Privately held

Edge Consulting

Strategic consulting serving critical client missions across the energy, homeland security, and defense/intelligence domains

Investors

DC Capital Partners

Acquired by

Educate Online

Leading provider of online educational instruction

Investors

Sterling Ventures

Acquired by

EnterpriseDB

Leading provider of enterprise-class products and services based on PostgreSQL, the world’s most advanced open source database

Investors

Valhalla Partners, Charles River Ventures, Fidelity Ventures

Everest Software Solutions

Leading provider of a fully-integrated business operating system for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs)

Investors

Sierra Ventures, Updata Partners, Boulder Ventures

Acquired by

Factory Logic

Leading provider of Lean Manufacturing & Supply Chain solutions

Investors

Siemens Venture Capital, Adams Capital Management, SAP Ventures

Acquired by

Fidelis

Industry’s only data leakage prevention solution with the power

Investors

Tudor Partners, Core Capital, MidAtlantic Ventures

Acquired by

Fixmo

Leading provider of integrity assurance software for enterprise mobile devices

Investors

Motorola Ventures

Acquired by

FortiusOne

Leading provier of enterprise-level Visual Intelligence solution for commercial and government users

Investors

New Markets Ventures, Chart Ventures, Walker Ventures

Acquired by

Fortress Technologies

Leader in secure wireless networking delivering mission related information for both military and civilian customers

Investors

Liberty Partners

Acquired by

Garda

The cleared global risk management division of GardaWorld, created to provide confidential, discreet, turnkey security and risk management services for US Government clients

Investors

GardaWorld

GetActive

Leader in online relationship management solutions for non-profits and membership organizations

Investors

El Dorado Ventures, Pacific Partners

Acquired by

Global Crossing

Leading global IP network services, cloud computing, IPv6, datacenter management and cybersecurity infrastructure and solutions provider

Investors

Public Company

Acquired by

Harmony Information Systems

Enterprise software for the health and human services (HHS) market

Investors

Updata Partners, JMI Equity

Acquired by

Infinera

Enabling the connected world by bringing automation, convergence and scalability to the optical network layer

Investors

Public Company

Innovectra

Provider of web, mobile and social network-based local search solutions for Yellow Pages Publishers

Investors

Edison Ventures, Longworth Venture Partners

Acquired by

IP Network Solutions

Leading network engineering firm that delivers data and wireless solutions through professional and managed services

Investors

Privately funded

Iptivia

IP network management software

Investors

Paladin Capital

Acquired by

JackBe

Trusted enterprise mashup software platform that empowers government and commercial organizations to create, customize and collaborate through enterprise mashups

Investors

Blue Chip Ventures, Core Capital, Harbert Venture Partners, Intel Capital

Acquired by

Kaseman

International security, training, operations and logistics services

Investors

DC Capital Partners

Acquired by

Kiyon Automatic Networks

Advanced wireless networking and mesh network software

Investors

Siemens Venture Capital

LifeSize

Provider of high definition video communications products

Investors

Austin Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Lehman Venture Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures, Redpoint Ventures

Acquired by

ManTech

Leading provider of innovative technology services and solutions for the nation’s defense, security, space, and intelligence communities with nearly 1,000 active contracts with more than 40 different government agencies

Investors

Public Company

Narus

Leader in real-time traffic intelligence for the protection and management of large IP networks

Investors

JP Morgan Partners, Mayfield Partners, American Capital

Acquired by

National Interest Security Company

IT & Management Consulting services to IC, DoD, DHS, State

Investors

DC Capital Partners

Acquired by

Neartek

Virtualization software and solutions

Investors

Benchmark Capital, Doughty Hanson, Delmag Ventures

Acquired by

Netcordia

Leading solution provider for Network Configuration and Change Management (NCCM)

Investors

Novak Biddle Partners, Trinity Ventures, Gold Hill Capital

NetScout

The market leader in Unified Service Delivery Management solutions focused on assuring service delivery for the world’s most demanding and complex service delivery environments

Investors

Public Company

Newmerix

Change management solutions specifically designed for SAP, Peoplesoft and Oracle E-Business applications

Investors

Siemens Venture Capital, Mobius Ventures, IDG Ventures

NextPoint

Provider of secure data clouds that integrate applications, processing, storage and support

Investors

Core Capital, MidAtlantic Ventures

Acquired by

OQO

Industry pioneer in ultra-mobile personal computing

Investors

Azure Capital Partners, Paladin Capital

Plaxo

Operates the largest and fastest growing social network of networked address books, hosting over 50 million accounts

Investors

Sequoia Partners, Globespan, Cisco

Acquired by

Previstar

Provides software to the emergency preparedness and response communities

Investors

Novak Biddle

QinetiQ

Provider of advanced Cyber, System Engineering, System Integration, Modeling and Simulation, Software Solutions and Enterprise IT services

Investors
Acquired by

Renesys

Leading Internet Analytics and Cybersecurity company whose products offer the world’s most comprehensive live view of the Internet

Investors

Privately held

Acquired by

Rohde & Schwarz

Leading provider of test and measurement, signals, and wireless equipment

Investors

Privately held

SafeNet

A global leader in information security protecting critical business data, communications, financial transactions, and digital identities through a full spectrum of encryption technologies

Investors

Vector Capital

Acquired by

SAP

The world’s largest business software provider

Investors

Public Company

Scentric

Pioneer in information and classification management data storage products

Investors

Valhalla Partners, HIG Ventures

Serena

Global provider of end-to-end application lifecycle management (ALM) software and solutions

Investors

Silver Lake Partners

Acquired by

SiloSmashers

Peak Performance solutions to government agencies

Investors

Privately funded

SkyBitz

Leading provider of information services for remote assets

Investors

Inverness Graham Investments, CIBC Capital Partners, Motorola Ventures, Cordova Ventures

Acquired by

Soalogix

Provides integration solutions that manage the flow of information among people, business processes, and applications

Investors
Acquired by

Solstice Software

Provides testing and simulation products for companies developing large-scale, composite applications

Investors

Core Capital, Anthem Capital

Spectrum K12 School Solutions

Leading provider of response to intervention (RTI), special education, and IEP software and management tools

Investors

Novak Biddle, Updata Venture Partners

Acquired by

StackSafe

Leading provider of virtualized staging and testing solution for IT operations

Investors

Novak Biddle, Chart Ventures

Stratavia

Leader in application stack automation for physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructure

Investors

Asset Management Co, Vista Ventures, Adams Street Capital

Acquired by

Symmetricom

World’s leading source of highly precise timekeeping technologies, instruments and solutions for GPS satellites, critical military and civilian networks

Investors

Public Company

Acquired by

Teng

Provider of professional, technical and strategic services to the world’s built and natural environments

Investors

General Atlantic Partners

Acquired by

TerraGo Technologies

Portable geospatial solutions

Investors

RedShift Ventures

TMS

Management consulting and technology services to U.S. Government executive departments and agencies

Investors

DC Capital Partners

Acquired by

Trust Digital

Leading provider of enterprise mobility management software for Government and Global 2000 companies

Investors

Fairhaven Capital, Core Capital, Avansis Ventures

Acquired by

Uniloc

Leading provider of device-based authentication

Investors

Privately held

USIS

Leading provider delivering background screening, risk management solutions, and litigation support services

Investors

Providence Equity Partners

VidSys

Provider ofa transformational Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software platform to run operations centers for public sector agencies and leading enterprise organizations globally.

Investors

Flybridge Capital, Motorola, NewSpring Capital

Viziant

Provider of information intelligence and knowledge sharing software

Investors

Angel investors

Vizional

Provides supply chain management software that uses RFID to track the physical movement of inventory and assets

Investors

Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Zone Ventures

Xtremesoft

Leading provider of software solutions that maximize the availability of applications on the Microsoft platform

Investors

JMI Equity

Zenoss

Leading commercial open source provider of Unlegacy IT enterprise management products

Investors

Grotech Ventures, Intersouth Partners, Boulder Ventures, Amplifier Ventures, Maryland DBED


 

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