Tasti D-Lite

Tasti D-Lite is a New York-based company best known for its signature product, a frozen dessert marketed as a more healthful alternative to soft serve ice cream. The treat has attained widespread popularity since its 1987 creation due to its natural, low-fat, and lower-calorie characteristics. http://www.tastidlite.com

Orion Telescopes & Binoculars

Orion is an industry leading direct-to-consumer seller of telescopes, binoculars and accessories. The company has been offering telescopes for sale since 1975 with an unswerving commitment to best quality products, value and unmatched customer care. http://www.telescope.com

Experimental & Applied Sciences (REALIZED)

Acquired by Abbott Laboratories in December 2004, EAS is a marketer of products that provide complete nutrition to anyone wanting to improve health and fitness, from elite athletes to health conscious consumers. EAS educates and inspires its customers to live a healthier, more fulfilling lifestyle through exercise and science-based nutrition products. http://www.eas.com

Leiner Health Products (REALIZED)

Acquired by a private equity firm in 2004, Leiner is one of the world’s largest private label manufacturers of vitamins, minerals, nutritional supplements and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals sold primarily under private labels, but also under its own labels (such as YourLife, Nature’s Origin, and Pharmacist Formula). http://www.leiner.com

Berkeley HeartLab (REALIZED)

Acquired by Celera in 2007, the company is a healthcare technology & services company that provides cardiovascular disease management, with a unique focus on the secondary prevention market through a combination of proprietary lipid testing technology, esoteric testing capability, advanced therapy guidelines, sophisticated informatic tools, and patient support services. http://www.bhlinc.com


GreatCall provides easy-to-use wireless health and safety products for consumers and their families, allowing them to enjoy a worry-free independent lifestyle. The company stands apart from other wireless services providers through its simplified, personalized and humanized approach, as well as its commitment to providing a high quality customer service experience. http://www.greatcall.com/

Boingo Wireless

Boingo is a leading provider of Wi-Fi broadband access to business users and consumers. The company’s software allows its users to seamlessly access the Internet through over 600,000 Wi-Fi hotspots around the world. The company went public in a May 2011 initial public offering under the NASDAQ ticker WIFI. http://www.boingo.com


Kidrobot is the world’s premier creator and retailer of limited edition art toys and apparel merging urban street trends and pop art. Kidrobot operates store-galleries in New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Miami, Boulder and Las Vegas. Products can also be found at select boutique retailers around the world. http://www.kidrobot.com

Wild Brain (REALIZED)

Acquired by DHX in 2010, the company is an award-winning animation studio that develops and produces content for the global film, TV and commercials markets. Wild Brain’s client list includes Twentieth Century Fox, Disney, Warner Bros, Nickelodeon, Nike, Coca-Cola, Ford, Nabisco, Sony, McDonald’s, Target, Nestle, Chevrolet, Mattel and Levi Strauss, among others. http://www.wildbrain.com

Bag Borrow or Steal

BBOS is a membership services business providing access to thousands of styles of authentic luxury handbags, jewelry and accessories from renowned designers such as Gucci, Chanel, Prada, Louis Vuitton and Celine. Members have the flexibility to rent product by the month or purchase product at highly discounted prices. http://www.bagborroworsteal.com