Investing Across The Rocky Mountain West
SiteOne Therapeutics, in Bozeman, MT, was founded on technology invented at Stanford Univ. that represents a revolutionary advancement in the treatment of acute and chronic pain. The company’s therapeutic candidates are highly selective sodium ion channel 1.7 (Naᵥ1.7) inhibitors. Given the critical role Naᵥ1.7 plays in generating pain signals, and the need for new, non-opioid pain therapies, SiteOne is focused on advancing its lead product for the treatment of moderate to severe pain.
Clearas is the leading provider of advanced, biological-based, water treatment technologies for municipal and industrial point source dischargers. The company's proprietary technology leverages algae's biological benefits in a carefully controlled and continuous flow environment that removes nitrogen, phosphorus and other harmful nutrients found in industrial water discharge and wastewater effluent.
Orbital Shift is a cloud software application that allows employers to create and maintain staff schedules, control labor costs, enhance staff communication and awareness, and provide online time clock and labor reports. With hundreds of customers, Orbital Shift is a proven leader in meeting the workforce management needs of employers across multiple industries, with 53,864,990 hours recorded to date (as of Nov '16) across 6,965,915 scheduled events.
Blackmore, in Bozeman, MT, is a leader in developing compact and robust frequency-modulated continuous wave (FMCW) lidar imaging and its supporting analytic software. Blackmore's technology brings the advanced toolsets of modern radar into the optical domain enabling a new era of unprecedented lidar systems performance. Blackmore's technology is ideal for a variety of environments where traditional EO/IR sensors and direct detect 3D imagers are limited by cost and performance specifications.
Ataata’s global training platform is revolutionizing the cyber security industry by identifying, scoring and reducing the risks associated with human error in the workplace. Ataata’s intuitive dashboard scores risk, tracks employees' attitudes about security, monitors training performance and shows companies how their workforce stacks up against others in their industry.
onX delivers the most relevant and rich geospatial data to any device. The company aggregates nationwide data on property ownership, trails, permitted land use, and many other parameters. World-class GPS and mapping technologies present customized information to users, tailored to their off-pavement activities and locations. Whether they are finding a new hiking destination, a backcountry hunting spot, or an undiscovered fishing hole, onX helps customers create new outdoor experiences.
Section is the only website performance, scalability, and security platform which gives developers the control they need to achieve unmatched website speed and reliability. Unlike legacy Content Delivery Networks (CDNs), Section provides a software-defined content delivery solution so developers can easily customize their web performance and security composition. Leading websites use Section to set up a sophisticated reverse proxy layer on a global CDN in just a few simple steps.
OptioSurgical is a software provider of cost transparency solutions to the healthcare industry. The software allows providers and administrators to achieve quality, cost effective outcomes by tracking orthopedic devices and provides actionable analytics to help manage costs. The core of the Optio solution is a graph-database that tracks millions of orthopedic SKUs and provides construct-level cost comparisons and equivalency analysis, thereby driving significant savings on hardware spend realized by switching SKUs or vendors while ensuring contract compliance and eliminating waste.
Alpin is a SaaS application that helps large enterprises cut subscription costs and save time on SaaS subscription monitoring and license management. In addition to reducing IT spend, the software also monitors and reports suspicious activity related to apps with risky third-party authentication and security permissions. In the age of ever-increasing concerns related to compliance oversight, cybersecurity, and data loss prevention, Alpin operates in one of the hottest new SaaS categories.
Halp is a conversational ticketing solution for IT support teams to assign, prioritize, and answer requests from Slack in a message-based interface. Companies using Halp get faster response times, more productive IT teams, and happier employees. Halp is used to improve workflows by teams at Adobe, SeatGeek, Udacity, and hundreds of other companies. Halp is based in Boulder, CO, and is a Techstars Boulder ’18 alum.
Submittable, based in Missoula, Montana, and a YCombinator 2012 alum, is the leading SaaS provider of submission management solutions. The company's customers include CBS, The Atlantic, Knight Foundation, Twitter, AirBnB, and thousands of others across multiple verticals.
Quiq is the only enterprise-grade solution to connect companies and customers via text messaging. Quiq Messaging seamlessly integrates with existing customer service systems, including Oracle Service Cloud, Salesforce, and Zendesk. Quiq's team has deep experience in customer service software, having previously led the development of RightNow (now known as Oracle Service Cloud). Quiq is backed by Venrock and Next Frontier Capital and is based in Bozeman, MT.
Phoenix Labs is a gaming developer founded by three executives who played key roles in the success of Riot Games’ League of Legends; a multi-billion dollar franchise with 70m players at peak and free to play (F2P) model powered by in-game eCommerce. Phoenix Labs launched Dauntless in 2017.
IronCore is a data privacy platform for software developers with turnkey support for customer managed keys (CMK) and application layer encryption. The Company is a TechStars Boulder '17 alum.
OppSource is leading the market in providing a fully integrated sales development software platform that automates the orchestration, delivery, and tracking of multiple channels of sales outreach. Used by industry-leading B2B companies that have or are investing in dedicated sales prospecting teams, OppSource's sales development software provides specialized functionality to help sales teams be up to three times more effective at prospecting and developing sales-ready opportunities.
At TwinThread we are building the team and creating the technology to enable you to capitalize on the Industrial Internet now – not by changing your people or your culture - by empowering your domain experts to innovate in ways they never knew were possible. We are creating the world's first Digital Innovation Platform that brings together process experts, equipment experts, and data experts in a unique way to rapidly create, validate, and monetize Industrial Internet applications.
MeatEater is a Bozeman-based media and technology company focused on hunting. MeatEater is an established brand with proven success in engaging highly passionate fans: a top 10 podcast in the Sports and Recreation category on iTunes as well as multiple seasons of engaging content on Netflix. MeatEater content appeals not just to hunters and anglers but also to those passionate about outdoor recreation, wildlife, and sustainable eating.
PatientOne helps doctors fully prepare patients for surgery using software-based communication tools to ensure better and safer outcomes during traditional pre and post operational protocols. Patients better understand their upcoming procedures, and doctors and insurers save time and money. Risks and costs are reduced by eliminating communication errors, while simultaneously activating a Medicare reimbursable expense code for remote patient care.
Remix Labs’ platform targets the low code application development market. Low code platforms allow businesses to develop bespoke business processes and applications without the expense of developer-led programming and with specificity and value not always provided by packaged application solutions. Custom software development takes an estimated 2.7 years to complete; low code platforms deliver value 6-20 times faster.
The investment that NFC made in Quiq has had much more value than the face value of the money they invested. NFC has been a great sounding board for decisions and evangelists for our company.