Houston Ventures provides growth capital funding for early to growth-stage companies in the Energy industry
Geoforce | www.geoforce.com
Geoforce develops and markets GPS-enable asset management solutions for the Energy industry. Geoforce customers include Conoco, Chesapeake, Swire, BP, EOG, GE Oil & Gas, Hess and FMC. The company is a Houston Ventures III portfolio company.
LiquidFrameworks | www.liquidframeworks.com
LiquidFrameworks develops and markets field force automation software for use primarily in Energy industry. LiquidFrameworks is a Houston Ventures III portfolio company.
NuPhysicia | www.nuphysicia.com
NuPhysicia provides centralized delivery of specialty healthcare services to large and geographically disperse populations. Markets served include oil and gas exploration and production, defense and US pharmacy. NuPhysicia's expertise - developed while managing capitated care contracts through the University of Texas Medical Branch for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice - allows efficient, economical, and scalable delivery of specialty care services to large populations while substantially improving the overall quality of care. NuPhysicia is a Houston Ventures III portfolio company.
IndX Software Inc. (Acquired by Siemens, NYSE:SI)
Indx Software develops and markets operational intelligence software applications for use primarily in the refining and petrochemical industries.
Zilliant | www.zilliant.com
Zilliant is the leading provider of price optimization and price management applications for Energy, manufacturing, distribution, high-tech, and industrial service companies.
Tantalus Systems Corp. | www.tantalus.com
Tantalus designs and markets 'smart-grid' wireless network technologies for utilities, including Chatham-Kent, Northeastern REMC, Anaheim (CA) Public Utilities and Appalachian Electric Cooperative. The Company's systems enable its customers to affect power grid control and automate customer meter reading for billing purposes.
RigNet | www.rig.net | (NASDAQ:RNET)
RigNet provides IT networks for drilling rigs and offshore vessels, including those in the harsh environment of the North Sea. RigNet solutions significantly reduce costs and simplify operations, integrating voice, fax, video and data to customers' networks and the Internet.
Syntex Management Systems | www.syntexsolutions.com | (Acquired by IHS, NYSE:IHS) Syntex provides software that helps customers manage and analyze employee health and safety programs. Its customers include ExxonMobil, Valero, Unocal, Shell E&P and others.
Wayport (Acquired by AT&T, NYSE:T)
Wayport is the world's largest provider of high-speed Wi-Fi (802.11b) wireless and wired Internet access in hotels, airports and retail spaces, including McDonald's nationwide.
CPO Commerce, Inc. | www.cpocommerce.com
CPO Commerce partners with leading manufacturers of brand name consumer products to establish, develop and operate marketplaces for selling end-of-cycle, new, and refurbished goods.
Lombardi Software (Acquired by IBM, NYSE:IBM)
Founded in 1999, Lombardi is a leading provider of business process management (BPM) software and services for Global 2000 organizations. Lombardi has both the BPM software and implementation best practices to help companies transform into high-performance, process-centric organizations.