Provider of personal genetic information through DNA analysis technologies. The company provides web-based interactive tools for individuals to learn and explore their own genetic information through DNA analysis technologies, enabling them to gain deeper insights into personal ancestry, genealogy and inherited traits.
Developer of a virtualized cloud computing platform for online advertising applications. The company provides an on-demand production infrastructure for direct marketers, advertisement networks and demand-side platforms to build and manage their display advertising business.
Developer of a digital currency platform for bitcoin transactions designed to create an open financial system for the world. The company’s digital currency platform for bitcoin helps merchants and consumers to transact with bitcoin currency, enabling them to instantly exchange the digital currency.
Developer of a personal finance platform designed to provide credit scores, recommendations and monitor credit. The company’s financial platform offers a range of tools and information resources, helping consumers in monitoring and managing aspects of their credit financial health.
Developer of a cloud-based cybersecurity platform designed to prevent, detect, and respond to attacks in real-time. The company’s Falcon platform utilizes signatureless artificial intelligence/machine learning and Indicator of Attack (IOA) based threat prevention, enabling companies to prevent both malware and malware-free attacks in real-time.
Provider of a cloud-based cyber-security platform designed to predict and prevent execution of advanced threats and malware. The company’s cyber-security platform develops antivirus programs and other kinds of computer software that prevents and detects viruses and malware, enabling clients to block computer viruses or malware before they have an effect on their computers.
Provider of cyber threat defense systems designed to detect and respond to previously unidentified threats. The company’s cyber threat defense systems include detecting emerging cyber-threats and to proactively defend against in-progress cyber-attacks, enabling clients to defend against evolving threats that bypass all other systems.
Provider of an anonymized digital identity platform designed to connect brands with people. The company’s anonymized digital identity platform manages cross-device advertising campaigns in real-time, enabling marketers to deliver personalized customer experiences to correlate audience behavior across screens.
Developer of a mobile payments platform designed to transform acceptance into a competitive advantage. The company’s mobile payments platform turns mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets into card reading machines for real time bill payments and allows anyone to accept cards for payments, enabling businesses to complete every financial transactions with their customers, supporting any payment method and card.
Provider of a location-based social networking software that helps people find places to go out with friends. The company’s location-based social networking software provides personalized recommendations of places to go to near a user’s current location based on users previous browsing history, purchases or check-in history, enabling them discover new places and explore the world with recommendations from a community.
Provider of biological engineering services. The company designs custom microbes for customers across multiple markets, and builds foundries to scale the process of organism engineering using software and hardware automation. Its chief areas of expertise are cultured ingredients, strain improvement and enzymes.
Provider of an online ride-hailing platform created to offer booking services for taxis, private cars and motorbikes in Southeast Asia. The company’s ride-hailing platform provides a mobile taxi-booking application that matches passengers to the closest available taxi driver using the GPS capability built into the user’s smartphone.
Provider of a hotel booking platform created to make last minute online bookings for hotels. The company’s hotel booking platform checks for the availability of rooms in hotels to fill last-minute rooms, enabling its users to do bookings using their smartphones.
Provider of an online marketplace and forum for home remodeling and design services. The company provides a platform for consumers to share stories and photos, purchase home decor and hire professionals in home design, including architects, interior designerremodelers and builders, providing a marketing channel for retailers and service providers.
Operator of an e-commerce company. The company is developing an e-commerce enterprise that includes online retail and distribution logistics for doorstep delivery.
The Company was officially acquired by WalMart in September of 2016 and is no longer actively tracked by Manhattan Venture Research.
Developer of human computing interfaces and software designed to superimpose 3D computer-generated imagery over real world objects. The company’s human computing interfaces and software uses virtual and augmented-reality technology with dynamic-image computing and alternative stereoscopic 3D that harmonizes with human senses.
Developer of storage area network (SAN) free virtualized data center platform. The company designs and develops converged compute and storage infrastructure for virtualized data centers.
The Company went public on the NASDAQ in September of 2016 and is no longer tracked by Manhattan Venture Research.
Operator of a mobile payment and e-commerce platform designed to provide bill payment services. The company’s mobile payment and e-commerce platform offers services to pay bills online and book tickets of movies and buses, enabling users to make cashless transactions.
Provider of an online social-networking tool for collecting, organizing and sharing items from the web. The company provides a platform that enables users to create shareable collections of photos and links and to follow other users’ pinboards.
Developer of a mobile stock trading application designed to democratize access to the financial markets. The company’s free stock trading application offers real-time market data and allows investors to give up a full-service trading platform in exchange for the ability to buy a wide selection of stocks and ETFs without paying commissions or fees, enabling them to invest what they can afford and skip the fees.
Provider of a team communication application with instant messaging, archiving and search tools. The application allows users to contribute to conversations and links to other work from other applications including Google Docs, Dropbox, Heroku, Crashlytics, GitHub and Zendesk.
Developer of a photo messaging application. The company develops a photo and video messaging application that stores the sent message for 1 single viewing, and then deletes the message after the recipient views it. The application also allows for users to exchange money through its “snapcash” function.
The Company went public on the New York Stock Exchange in March of 2017 and is no longer actively tracked by Manhattan Venture Research.
Operator of an e-commerce portal in the Middle East and North Africa. The company offers various products across categories such as consumer electronics, fashion, household goods, watches and perfumes. It also offers a market platform for third party sellers.
The Company was acquired by Amazon.com in May of 2017 and is no longer actively tracked by Manhattan Venture Research.
Provider of a data-driven cognitive computing analytics platform designed to harness real-time sensor data. The company’s cognitive computing analytics platform delivers symptom-sensitive analytics, insights and security services, enabling clients to improve risk mitigation.
One of India’s largest and fastest-growing digital business and consumer brands that has transformed local services ecosystem through a powerful need fulfillment and monetization platform that generates qualified, parameterized leads to a vast number of local SMBs in 40 cities. The company’s portfolio of services include classifieds, professional networking, ticketing, blogs, events and forums.
Developer of bio-monitoring systems to sample, analyze and treat individual patients. The company has created an integrated infrastructure for real-time testing, decision making and individualized therapy. It is a health-care systems company which is developing a new way to collect, analyze and communicate health information.
Operates a cloud-based restaurant managed point-of-sale (POS) platform. The company executes payments in restaurants, handles online orders, manages customer rewards programs, tracks sales-related items, and logs internal business management.
Provider of an online marketplace created to easily and freely maintain online stores. The company’s online marketplace is a platform, enabling the users to build and manage online stores and a single e-commerce destination for customers, offering fashion accessories, beauty and health aids, electronic equipment, food, beverages and toys.
Provides a peer-to-peer (P2P) mobile money transfer application. The company operates in Seoul, South Korea and is a first of its kind within the region, offering a wide range of banking and financial services as well.
Provider of money transferring services designed to send money abroad. The company’s money transferring services at low hidden charges and real-time exchange rates enables its clients to transfer and track money through mobile applications.
Provider of a mobile application that connects riders and transportation providers. The company offers an online marketplace for paying passengers to find drivers headed for their destination. The platform also has tested deliveries of items including ice cream, flu shots and fresh meals. The platform serves as a marketing channel for vetted drivers operating as independent contractors.
Provider of educational services designed to bring accessible, affordable, engaging, and highly effective higher education to the world. The company’s educational services offers online classes by partnering with industry companies like Apple, Google and Facebook, as well as universities worldwide, enabling students to access personalized coaching and demonstration of skills.
Provider of an online learning marketplace. The company provides an online learning platform for students to learn from an extensive library of 40,000 courses taught by expert instructors. Its course creation platform builds online platforms using video, PowerPoint, PDFs, audio, zip files and live classes.
Developer of a predictive analytics platform designed to transform data into measurable business value. The company’s predictive analytics software collects and interprets sensor data and converts insights into action, integrated directly into the workflow, enabling major industries to improve uptime, streamline operations and spot growth opportunities.
VTS (formerly View The Space) is a rapidly growing, real estate technology company. The VTS platform is a commercial real estate tool developed to streamline and expedite the leasing process through HD video tours, distribution of said tours and reported analytics.
Zenefits is the leading all-in-one Digital HR platform for small and medium businesses. Zenefits’ applications like HR, Benefits, Time, Payroll and Compliance combine with partner applications like email, collaboration, expense management, and employee engagement to create a powerful platform.
Zocdoc provides users with the ability to find in-network neighborhood doctors, instantly book appointments online, see what other real patients have to say, get reminders for upcoming appointments and preventive checkups, fill out their paperwork online, and more. With a mission to give power to the patient, Zocdoc’s online marketplace delivers the accessible and simple experience patients expect and deserve.
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