Building the connected world

The thematic focus yields a complementary portfolio enabling insights into global innovation trends and best practices within our themes. It also allows portfolio companies to partner and share intelligence across the globe. NGP helps companies’ global expansion through vast networks in US, Europe, China and India.



Adknowledge, the fourth largest advertiser marketplace, specializes in performance-based marketing solutions utilizing its powerful predictive technology and completely anonymous consumer response patterns to connect advertisers with consumers across multiple channels, including email, search, domains, and social networks. With over 60 terabytes of anonymous consumer behavior data, our proprietary targeting systems run over 20 billion calculations per day to determine what ad to show to each consumer. Over 10,000 advertisers use the Adknowledge ad network to promote their offers. Headquartered in Kansas City, Adknowledge has domestic offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Ft. Myers, FL., New York, and international offices in the United Kingdom and Australia. For more information, please visit


With the online learning system Babbel (, both beginners and continuing learners can study English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Swedish, Dutch, Indonesian, Polish, Norwegian, Danish and Turkish. There are tons of interactive courses available on the website There are also apps for iPhone, iPod, Windows 8 and Android mobile devices, as well as interactive iBooks and a full featured iPad app. More than 10 million people from over 190 countries are studying languages with Babbel. The company behind Babbel, Lesson Nine GmbH, operates out of Berlin, Germany. Founded in August 2007, it now has around 170 fulltime and freelance employees. Since July 2008 Lesson Nine has been funded by Kizoo AG and VC-Fonds Berlin. Further information at


Cedexis provides web-scale, end-user-experience monitoring and real-time traffic routing across multiple clouds and networks. Cedexis is trusted by nearly 1,000 global brands including Accor Hotels, Airbus, Cartier, Comcast, LinkedIn, Mozilla, Nissan and Shutterstock. Cedexis is headquartered in Portland, Oregon with offices in Paris, France, San Francisco, CA, Brooklyn, NY and London, UK.


Cloudmark, Inc. is a global leader in carrier-grade messaging security, delivering the industry’s fastest, most accurate and comprehensive real-time spam, virus and phishing protection for fixed, mobile and social networks. The Cloudmark suite of security solutions simplifies and advances the management of messaging abuse, increasing network utilization and reducing infrastructure costs. Cloudmark’s patented solutions combine Advanced Message FingerprintingTM technology based on innovative, highly efficient algorithms, a Global Threat NetworkTM consisting of trusted reporters across the globe, real-time, automated analysis of traffic and content patterns, along with security research expertise, to provide real-time security intelligence and filtering across carrier networks. Cloudmark solutions protect more than one billion subscribers for the world’s largest carrier networks. Cloudmark is a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco with offices in London, Paris, Tokyo, Beijing and Hong Kong. For more information, visit


Clue is a digital health startup based in Berlin, Germany. Launched in 2013, Clue is the world’s fastest growing period, PMS, fertility & ovulation tracking app. Clue’s mission is to help people all around the world benefit from insights into female health. For more, visit or follow @clue on Twitter.


Launched in August 2010, has emerged as India’s fastest growing daily deals business. Regarded as the most popular destination for smart shoppers across the country, it offers the hottest local and national deals in over 250 cities across the country. A venture promoted by the Smile Group (Harish Bahl), Gaurav Kachru & Tarun Sobhani, acquired online portal in June 2010 to enter the Indian marketplace & went live with the new brand in Aug 2010. Gaurav Kachru, a first time entrepreneur has previously led businesses for Fortune 100 companies like GE & Manpower Incorporated in India & Asia. Tarun Sobhani, also a first time entrepreneur has been a veteran in the internet industry & led sales for AOL in India in his last assignment. Deals and You is headquarted in Gurgaon, India. For more information please visit


Deliveroo is an award-winning delivery service founded in 2013 by William Shu and Greg Orlowski. Deliveroo works with over 16,000 best-loved restaurants, as well as over 20,000 riders to provide the best food delivery experience in the world.  Deliveroo is headquartered in London, with more than 800 employees in offices around the globe.

Deliveroo operates in over 100 cities across 12 countries, including Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.


Drivy is the leading car rental marketplace in Europe. The service allows its users to rent people’s cars everywhere within walking distance of home whenever they need one: whether it is to go away for a weekend, attend a business meeting or organise a move. The service includes a comprehensive insurance coverage to ensure safe rentals. Drivy provides a full mobile experience, from booking a car to check-in and check-out, and has recently launched Drivy Open, a technology which enables people to open cars with their smartphones and carry out self-service rentals. Created in 2010 in France by Paulin Dementhon, Drivy also operates in Germany and Spain with a total of 36,000 cars to rent and 800,000 users. Drivy’s ambition is to make car rental much more efficient than personal car ownership.


Fashionandyou is India’s #1 private sales website and a leader in the Indian Online Fashion & Luxury space. Launched in January, 2010 is amongst the top e-commerce companies in India. It is an invitation-only private sales club, which partners with high fashion and luxury brands across fashion apparel, designer wear, accessories, footwear, watches, jewellery, fragrances, kids, home décor, and holds private sales events for these brands on at prices up to 80% off. Since its inception, has been growing at a tremendous pace. employs more than 450 people spread across offices and distribution centers in Gurgaon, Mumbai & Bangalore.


Fetchr is a tech company, disrupting the traditional logistics sector in the MENA region. The company was founded in 2012 by Idriss Al Rifai, CEO and Founder and Joy Ajlouny, Co-Founder and Creative Director. Fetchr’s sophisticated technology uses customers’ mobile’s geo-location as a physical address to deliver packages straight to them, wherever they are. For more information, visit


Gigwalk is a local visibility software platform that facilitates brand and retailer collaboration to drive in-store sales. With the world’s largest network of mobile-enabled independent contractors, also known as Gigwalkers, leading brands and retailers use the Gigwalk platform to track and fix retail execution to improve performance and drive revenue growth. Since launching in 2011, over 500,000 Gigwalkers have completed more than 4 million Gigs for businesses across North America. Based in San Francisco, California, Gigwalk is backed by August Capital, Harrison Metal, Nokia Growth Partners, Randstad Innovation Fund, SoftTech, Greylock Discovery, Accelerator Ventures, and Founder Collective. For more information, visit


As the internet’s largest booking platform for travel activities, GetYourGuide offers more than 27,800 attractions, tours and activities in upwards of 2,500 worldwide destinations. From sightseeing and historical tours to sport activities, museums, and event tickets, GetYourGuide provides an extensive assortment. The GetYourGuide website was launched in 2010. The company  has offices in Berlin (HQ), Zurich, Paris, London, Barcelona, Dubai and Las Vegas, employing more than 200 people, of which about 180 work in the Berlin headquarters. For additional information about GetYourGuide, please visit the company’s website at

Grand Cru

Based in Helsinki, the hit-making capital of the mobile universe, Grand Cru is dedicated to creating touch-screen games that will allow everybody, gamer or not, to create beautiful and unique shared experiences. Founded in 2011 by six scrappy Finnish game-development veterans who believe that people ultimately want to play games together, Grand Cru is in a unique position to use their development team’s experience on titles such as Habbo Hotel and Tiki Towers and more to create deep social games with broad appeal such as Supernauts, delivering games that players will want to share a number of ways, for a number of reasons.


Indix is building the world’s first Product Information Marketplace. Through a combination of the web and partners, we collect offers data such as price, availability, and seller information in addition to catalog data like code-based identifiers and attributes to create the single largest source of structured product information.

Using data science and machine learning, we cleanse, structure, and refine the data, and then make it available through Indix Data-as-a-Service. By connecting to the Indix Product API and Product Feeds, businesses and developers harness the power of product information to make better decisions, drive innovation, and create new models of commerce.

With more than 35 billion product offers from 1,000+ sites and 50,000+ brands, only Indix has the scale and quality of product information needed to power the next generation of commerce.

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Innovis represents “Vision for Innovation”. The company has been founded by telecom professionals with more than 50 years of combined experience in international telecom industry with leaders like Nokia Siemens Networks and Qualcomm. The company is focused on providing End-to-End turnkey services aimed at all technologies in mobile and fixed line telecommunication domain. Innovis is headquartered in Gurgaon, India. For more information, please visit


Kaltura’s mission is to power any video experience. Provider of the world’s first Open Source Online Video Platform, Kaltura simplifies the creation of video experiences, and provides tools that facilitate innovative and engaging experiences that create value. The Kaltura platform engages hundreds of millions of viewers by providing media companies with advanced video management, publishing, and monetization tools that increase their reach and monetization and simplify their video operations. Kaltura improves productivity and interaction among millions of employees by providing enterprises with powerful online video tools for boosting internal knowledge sharing, training, and collaboration, and for more effective marketing. Kaltura offers next generation learning for millions of students and teachers by providing educational institutions with disruptive online video solutions for improved teaching, learning, and increased engagement across campuses and beyond.  For more information:, to join Kaltura’s community visit: and


Lifesum is a Stockholm-based digital health company with over 15 million users. Using tech and psychology, it creates a tailored plan to help people live happier, more balanced lives. Whether the goal is to lose weight, build muscle, or just live a healthier life, Lifesum shows how changing small, everyday habits can transform your life. The app is available on iOS and Android.

MAG Interactive

MAG Interactive started making apps the day Apple’s App Store opened. Initially developing iOS titles for other companies, in 2011 MAG Interactive embarked on developing its own apps, launching its first game, Ruzzle, in March 2012. It became an immediate success and has been in the top ten list in 148 countries.

Located in Stockholm, Sweden, the company is recruiting new, talented staff while maintaining the creative culture that has led to its huge commercial success.
Find Mag Interactive at, on Facebook at and follow on Twitter, @maginteractive


Launched in January 2011, has become the best online platform to order food for delivery in China. Its online ordering service is available at more than 30,000 restaurants in 4 top tier cities across the country including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen, helping tens of thousands of users enjoy delivery food everyday. Through the web and mobile application, Meican’s exquisite user-interface navigates users through a multitude of partner restaurants and select a personalized meal. Meican saves corporate clients precious time to focus on what they do by providing a total solution from food ordering and delivery to payment. At, we take every order seriously and work hard to deliver food happiness. Meican is headquartered in Beijing, China. For more information please visit


The Moovit App has everything you need to travel on public transport the smartest, speediest and easiest way possible. By combining information from public transport operators and authorities with live information from the user community, Moovit offers travelers a real-time picture and the fastest and the most comfortable routes. Moovit users can also send active reports about their travel experience, such as bus congestion levels, cleanliness, and more. The more people use Moovit, the more real-time information concerning buses and trains is distributed. Live information received from travelers offers all users improved route plans and more accurate estimates about arrival times.


Netpulse, headquartered in San Francisco, is the fitness industry’s first and only enterprise-level platform for engaging consumers across multiple touch points, in and out of the club.   Netpulse technology powers cardio equipment from leading equipment manufacturers, club-branded web and mobile applications, and integrates new technologies with club management systems and in-club digital experiences to deliver engagement, measurement, and monetization of members’ fitness activity.  For more information, please visit


Omnidrone is a mobile gaming company founded in August 2013 by a team of ex-Digital Chocolate employees in Barcelona. The founding team has worked on many successful titles at their previous company Microjocs Mobile (co-founded, among others, by Gerard Fernandez and Elias Lozano, and acquired by Digital Chocolate in 2007) and later at Digital Chocolate.

Peloton Technology

Peloton Technology is a Silicon Valley-based vehicle automation company that is bringing new levels of safety, efficiency and analytics to freight trucking. Peloton employs vehicle-to-vehicle communications, active safety systems, vehicle control algorithms, and real-time monitoring to make individual trucks safer and enable platooning by pairs of tractor-trailers. Peloton systems also provide rich contextual data solutions for fleets and other transportation sector customers. Backed by eight Fortune Global 500 transportation and technology companies and other investors, Peloton is bringing its solutions to the $700 billion US trucking industry and international markets. Visit and follow us on twitter @pelotontech.


PubMatic is the marketing automation software company that powers the advertising strategy for premium publishers. Through workflow automation, real time analytics and yield management, PubMatic enables publishers to make smarter, faster decisions that drive revenue and streamline operations. The company’s software solution provides a global roster of comScore publishers with a single view into their advertiser relationships across every screen, every channel and every format. PubMatic was ranked by Deloitte as one of the fastest growing companies in the US Internet sector for the third consecutive year in 2014. The company has offices worldwide, and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.


Quikr was launched in July 2008 and is India’s leading horizontal classifieds company. It offers a web and mobile based classifieds platform that addresses a wide variety of local consumer needs. Every month consumers across India visit Quikr to sell, buy, rent or find things ranging from laptops to mobile phones to cars to real estate to jobs, and lots more in over 150 categories. The company has transformed itself from an online industry leader to a player that leads across online and mobile media within a short span of time. In 2010, Quikr was ranked among the World’s Top 250 Private companies by AlwaysOn and featured in Red Herring’s Asia Top 100 finalists. To see how Quikr can help you, please visit


RapidMiner, the industry’s #1 open source predictive analytics platform, is disrupting the industry by empowering enterprises to include predictive analytics in any business process—closing the loop between insight and action. RapidMiner’s effortless solution makes predictive analytics lightning-fast for today’s modern data scientists, radically reducing the time to unearth opportunities and risks. RapidMiner delivers game-changing expertise from the largest worldwide predictive analytics community. 

Retail Next

Retail Next is the leader in real-time analytics that enable retailers and manufacturers to monitor, collect, analyze, and visualize in-store data. The highly scalable RetailNext platform easily integrates with promotional calendars, staffing systems, and even weather services to analyze how internal and external factors impact customer shopping patterns – enabling store executives to identify opportunities for growth, execute changes, and measure success. RetailNext tracks more than 400 million shoppers per year by collecting data from more than 30,000 sensors in retail stores and analyzing trillions of data points annually. RetailNext is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Security Scorecard

SecurityScorecard ( is the highest performing security rating platform able to determine the security risk of any organization. The company’s proprietary SaaS offering helps enterprises gain operational command of their security postures and across all of their partners, and vendors. SecurityScorecard provides continuous, non-intrusive monitoring for any organization including third and fourth parties. The platform offers a breadth and depth of critical data points not available from any other service provider including a broad range of risk categories such as Application Security, Malware, Patching Cadence, Network Security, Hacker Chatter, Social Engineering and Leaked Information.


Sensoro, founded in July 2013, was one of the first technology companies in the world to research Bluetooth low energy smart sensors and transmission technology and has targeted research into the IoT big data business development sensor technology fields. As a global company, Sensoro has offices in Beijing, China, Seattle, USA and Japan.

Sensoro has become one of the top 3 Bluetooth beacon operators in the world, owning a beacon network that consists of more than 100,000 beacon units deployed in more than 17,000 retail stores. On the technical side, Sensoro demonstrates strong capacity in the fields of large-scale real-time data processing and hardware research.

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Teem (formerly known as EventBoard) is a cloud-based software and workplace analytics platform for meeting management and analysis that helps companies maximize their workspace and enable employees to work more efficiently. The platform provides employee-focused meeting tools and activity-driven insights, including eye-catching conference room displays, streamlined visitor management and detailed space use analytics that drive better decisions on space and facilities utilization. To date, the Salt Lake City-based startup has raised $8 million in capital.

Vida Health

Vida Health is a mobile platform for wellness and chronic care that helps people lose weight, lower stress, exercise more, eat better, and manage and reverse chronic conditions like pre-diabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, anxiety and depression. Vida pairs an individual 1:1 with a human health coach who guides him or her through a personalized plan, leveraging evidence-based methods and programs. Vida is unique in that it creates a truly personalized approach for each individual, and marries that with the power of data – integrating with 100+ apps and devices, biometrics, and claims data – which provides visibility into progress. Download Vida in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Vida delivers real health outcomes and is deployed at leading medical institutions such as Stanford, Duke, MD Anderson and Partners Healthcare.


Vizury is a Digital CRM company that empowers online businesses engage their customers and prospects in a 1:1 marketing dialogue by unlocking the full value of their digital data through Vizury’s proprietary technology platform. Established in 2008, Vizury is headquartered in Bangalore with operations in APAC, Europe and LATAM. The company’s Visitor Relationship Management (VRM) solution allows advertisers to engage their site visitors once they leave their website with highly pertinent 1:1 ads generated in real-time resulting in substantial and measureable value. Vizury’s customers include industry leaders such as such as Webjet, Virgin Airlines, Expedia, Zuji, Netshoes, Viajanet, Zozo, Kokuken, Ctrip, Yintai, Jabong, Jet Airways and MakeMyTrip. For more information, please visit

“It is a privilege for us to be working with NGP. Their deep expertise and global experience will help us immensely as we prepare for accelerated growth in our chosen markets”
Chetan Kulkarni, Co-Founder & CEO, Vizury

Verve Mobile

Verve monetizes local mobile media. Our solutions help local media companies monetize their mobile inventory and enable advertisers to reach a valuable, premium audience where they live, work and play. Over 1000 local publishers use the Verve platform to manage their mobile advertising businesses and help make their sales teams more effective. In addition, we bring incremental revenue to our publishers through our relationships with national advertisers, who value the Verve network’s high quality local media companies, including the mobile outlets of recognized local media brands as well as newer digital-only local and hyper-local publishers. It is a brand-safe, editorially-driven, high-quality and transparent environment with market-leading targeting, creative and reporting capabilities. Only Verve has assembled such an extensive national footprint of high quality local media. Verve is located in Encinitas, CA and Bethesda, MD. For more information, visit

Wei Chai Shi

Wei Chai Shi is China’s leading mobile marketplace connecting businesses to an on-demand mobile workforce who are incentivized to collect, capture, and report real-time data while going about their everyday activities. With over one million active users, companies can use Wei Chai Shi’s platform to source fieldwork ranging from store audits, data collection, survey completion and product trials to leads generation activities. Weichaishi has over 100 global clients with a network of over 400 cities in China.

The company’s management team consists of former executives and employees of Fortune 500 High-tech, FMCG and top consulting companies. Combining high-tech solutions with strong relationships with top brands like Coca-Cola, Nestle, Nielson, WPP, China Merchant Bank, MetLife and Lenovo, the company is well-positioned to own the mobile crowdsourcing model in China’s burgeoning consumer market.


WorkFusion is the leading smart process automation solution for the enterprise. WorkFusion is used by 18 of the top 20 information services businesses, the leading financial institutions, global Commerce businesses, and the largest business process outsourcing providers to automate high-volume, labor-intensive knowledge processing work. WorkFusion won SIIA’s CODiE Award for Best Big Data Solution, Data Management Review’s award for Best Data Management Solution and has been recognized by the leading analysts as a transformative solution for customers. The company is headquartered in New York City with offices in London and Eastern Europe. For more information, please visit


Xiaomi was founded in 2010 by serial entrepreneur Lei Jun, who believes that high-quality technology doesn’t need to cost a fortune. Xiaomi creates hardware, software, and internet services. The current product range includes the Mi Note Pro, Mi Note, Mi 4, Redmi 2, Mi TV, Mi Band and other accessories. With more than 61 million handsets sold in 2014, and products launched in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, India, Indonesia and Brazil, Xiaomi is expanding its footprint across the world to become a global brand. For more information, visit


Xiaoxun develops trackers and wearables for children, accompanying them with high-quality, secure and intelligent products throughout their childhood. Xiaoxun distributes exclusively through Xiaomi. For more information, visit Xiaoxun on WeChat: Xiaoxunkj.

Yodo Run

About Yodo Run

Shenzhen Yodo Tianxia Technology Co., Ltd., founded in March 2014, is a digital health company specialized on sports tracking. Yodo Run is the world’s largest sports community, with more than 100 million downloads. Yodo has completed three rounds of financing since it was founded and has won numerous accolades recently: the Baidu Gold Bear’s Paw Award, the Best New Product Award of Tencent Application Treasure and the Tencent Take-off Newcomer Award. In 2016, it was elected as the best annual runner application in China by 36krNext. Learn more at


Yogaia is the first and only live online yoga studio that bends around your life. We bring you the magic of interactive yoga classes to your home via a computer, tablet, mobile or TV. There are more than 100 new body & mind classes available every week for every level of yogi, anytime anywhere. Yoga but more flexible.


Zoomcar holds the distinction of being India’s first 100% self-drive car rental company. It allows users to rent cars by the hour, day, week, or month. Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Bangalore, it currently offers service across Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Pune, with more locations coming soon. Users can choose from a wide and extensive variety of cars for self-drive, ranging from hatchbacks to sedans to SUVs and luxury cars.

Zoomcar saves you the cost and hassle of owning a car while giving you all the good benefits: convenience, mobility, and independence. Read more at


Zubie is a mobile services company focused on maximizing connected car capabilities for consumers and businesses The company, formerly known as GreenLight Connectivity Solutions, was formed in 2012, and is headquartered in Charleston, SC, with operational offices in the Minneapolis area.

Prior Successes


Based in Finland, BitBoys develops and licenses graphics hardware IP solutions for various wireless and embedded devices. BitBoys graphics processors are specifically designed for power and size-restricted environments and are the outcome of 15 years of experience in graphics research and development. The first product line targeted for wireless and embedded devices has been available for licensing since July 2003. In May 2006, BitBoys was acquired by ATI, which was subsequently acquired by AMD in July 2006. For more information, visit


Citymaps was built by a small team with a big idea: to create a mapping platform that is social, personalized, customizable and designed for a mobile-first world. Based in New York City, Citymaps was founded on the belief that maps should be more than just a tool for navigation. More fun. More personal. More inspiring. Citymaps offers a visually rich map, built from the ground-up, with over 80 million places worldwide. Citymaps enables users to create collections of places, or personal maps, with easily searchable themes so that users never forget a place again, and always have their favorite spots with them on-the-go.

Coding Technologies

Coding Technologies is the leading provider of audio compression technologies for mobile, digital broadcasting and Internet markets worldwide. Dolby acquired Coding in November 2007.


Digital Lumens

Digital Lumens is a global supplier of enterprise-scale intelligent LED lighting to commercial and industrial customers, delivering 90% energy savings and granular building intelligence. Customers in 35 countries representing 100 million square feet of space have chosen the Digital Lumens solution. Digital Lumens intelligent fixtures and controls with embedded networking and sensors bring the Internet of Things to commercial and industrial lighting environment. LightRules facility- and cloud-based management solution is the foundation for ongoing energy and building management. For more information, please visit


About Fyber

Fyber (formerly SponsorPay) is a leading advertising technology company that empowers app developers to execute smart ad monetization strategies across all connected devices through a unified mobile supply side platform. Serving over 100 million unique users per month, Fyber works with thousands of the world’s leading developers, publishers and advertisers. For more information, visit

Founded in March 2005, is a leading online classified advertisements platform in China. It delivers practical location-based information to its users, covering almost every aspect of people’s daily life, including sections devoted to housing, jobs, personals, for sale, services, tickets, pets and discussion forums.

As China’s most popular practical information portal for local life, was awarded RED HERRING 100 ASIA in 2009 and its mobile phone version won the award of TOP10 Life-focused Websites for Mobile Phones in March 2010 by China Academy of Telecommunication Research of MIIT. For more information, please visit

Global Locate

Global Locate designs and develops Global Positioning System (GPS) and Assisted GPS semiconductors as well as network infrastructure products and solutions related to location based services. Broadcom acquired Global Locate in June 2007.



Gridsum is a leading provider of Online Business Optimization products and services, through its cloud-based platform Gridsum Dissector, helping businesses measure, analyze and optimize online performance,with 300 clients among 18 industries, including 40 Fortune 500 and China 500 enterprises. For more information, please visit


Heptagon designs and manufactures advanced micro-optics products for OEM suppliers. Heptagon’s components are used in many applications including CMOS imaging, LED optics, display, optical communications, consumer electronics and industrial optics. Heptagon is headquartered near Zurich, Switzerland and has its volume manufacturing facility in Singapore. For more information, please visit


About Hipmunk

Founded in 2010 and based in San Francisco, Hipmunk is the fastest, easiest way to plan travel. The site and mobile apps help save time and money by comparing top travel sites to show the perfect flight or hotel at the cheapest price. Hipmunk offers the most comprehensive travel search, from commercial flights, trains, and charter flights to hotels and vacation rentals through Airbnb and HomeAway. The unique display makes it easy to visually compare results to choose the best option.

Inside Secure

INSIDE’s secure semiconductor products power smart cards, mobile devices, acceptance devices and infrastructure systems. The company’s expertise in microcontroller architectures, security, RF/analog design and vertical market requirements places the company in the forefront of secure contactless, contact, embedded and NFC technologies. INSIDE’s innovation, collaboration with customers and commitment to open standards have earned it a leadership position in markets worldwide. INSIDE is headquartered in Aix-en-Provence, France, with offices in Europe, Asia and Silicon Valley. For more information, please visit


Intermedia is the premier provider of cloud services to Small and Medium-sized Businesses (SMBs) and the world’s largest provider of hosted Microsoft Exchange. Intermedia’s cloud offering is business grade and is built specifically for the SMB. Delivered from Intermedia’s secure datacenters, the company’s Office in the Cloud™ suite combines Microsoft tools such as Exchange 2010 email, Lync Secure Instant Messaging, and SharePoint document management with Intermedia’s proprietary offerings for complete mobile freedom, backup, security, voice and more. The company’s proprietary cloud infrastructure assures high reliability and a certified support team is available around the clock.

Intermedia also empowers thousands of partners – including managed service providers and select Fortune 500 companies – to sell cloud services under their own brand. Founded in 1995, Intermedia was the first to offer hosted Microsoft Exchange business-class cloud email and now has 450,000 premium hosted Exchange mailboxes under management – more than any other provider.

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InVisage Inc., a Silicon Valley-based startup revolutionizing imaging though quantum film technology. InVisage Inc. was founded in October 2006, leveraging research and technology from the University of Toronto. InVisage employs about 40 people based at the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park, California. InVisage is led by an experienced management team who are veterans of the imaging and materials industries.


KongZhong is one of the leading providers of digital entertainment services for consumers in the PRC. It operates four main business units, namely WVAS, WIS, mobile games and online games. KongZhong is one of the leading providers of WVAS to mobile phone users. It began providing WVAS on the networks of China Mobile in 2002. Since 2004, it provided WVAS on the networks of China Unicom, China Telecom, China Netcom and the other major telecommunications operators in the PRC. Since 2004, KongZhong has been offering news, entertainment, community and mobile advertising services through its wireless Internet sites, including, and In 2008, it began reporting its mobile games business as a stand-alone operating segment, while it was previously reported as part of its WVAS business. KongZhong began its online games business in 2010, through its acquisition of Dacheng Networks, a developer and operator of online games. For more information, please visit

Madhouse Inc.

Madhouse is China’s largest and most intelligent mobile advertising network. The company offers a highly intelligent, fully-automated mobile advertising platform serving over 1,100 major publisher sites representing over 75% of total mobile internet traffic in China. Madhouse is headquartered in Shanghai and has offices in Beijing and Guangzhou.


Morpho, Inc.

Morpho, Inc. was established in 2004 to deliver computer vision, graphics and image processing solutions for applications in mobile devices. Established by researchers from the University of Tokyo, Morpho is the leading provider of mobile image processing solutions in Japan and has recently developed relationships with leading global handset vendors as well. Morpho continues to introduce innovative software solutions in mobile image processing.


Netmagic Solutions

Netmagic Solutions is India’s leading Managed IT Hosting Service Provider, specializing in Internet Data Center & Managed Hosting, Infrastructure Management, Managed Security, Cloud Computing, Application Hosting, Disaster Recovery & Availability and Professional Services. Netmagic Solutions delivers mission critical hosted applications for over 900 of the world’s best-known enterprises from multiple locations in a secure and seamless manner.

Network 18

Network18 is a leading media conglomerate in India with over $500M managed annual revenues. Network18 is the partner of choice for global media groups such as Viacom, NBC, TimeWarner (CNN) and Forbes. Network18 operates India’s leading brands in television news, entertainment and home shopping network; Internet travel, financial, e-commerce and entertainment portals; films; business print media; and yellow pages.

“I am delighted to welcome Nokia Growth Partners as a shareholder in Network18. We have shared an excellent relationship with NGP and Nokia and I am sure they will add value to Network18 just as they did at Web18. NGP has actively engaged as a valued advisor on our digital and mobile strategy and facilitated several important partnerships with Nokia across Network18’s portfolio of activities. We look forward to our continued association.”

Raghav Bahl, Managing Director and Founder, Network18

Rocket Fuel Inc.

Rocket Fuel Inc. is a leading ad serving technology platform that combines the best of social, behavioral, contextual, geographical, search and other data sources to understand consumer interest and intent. Over 50 of the largest US brands and major ad agencies trust campaigns to Rocket Fuel. Founded by veterans from Yahoo!, DoubleClick, Epiphany, and, the company has a relentless focus on effectiveness for premium advertisers while maximizing value for publishers and providing consumers a personalized and relevant online experience. Rocket Fuel’s vision extends beyond online and is extensible to other mediums such as video and mobile. Experts at predictive modeling and customer segmentation, Rocket Fuel focuses its technology and capabilities to deliver better ROI for premium brand marketers. For more information please visit


Sasken Communication Technologies Limited, a pioneer in communications R&D outsourcing, offers a unique combination of wireless software products & services to leading semiconductor manufacturers, network equipment companies, and global wireless handset developers. Established in 1989 and headquartered in Bangalore, Sasken employs over 3000 people, operating from state-of-the-art research and development centers in Bangalore, Pune & Chennai in India, Kaustinen, Tampere, Oulu & Turku in Finland and Monterrey in Mexico. Sasken is also present in Shanghai (China), Ottawa (Canada), Nice (France), Frankfurt (Germany), Kanagawa (Japan), Stockholm (Sweden), Guildford (UK), Boston, Dallas, New York & Santa Clara (USA).


“At Sasken, we connect the dots across the communications value chain, and constantly look for opportunities to collaborate in this endeavor. Our relationship with Nokia Growth Partners has been great, and their access to such avenues for collaboration has helped us immensely. An excellent example of this is the number of projects we identified with Nokia during two days of meetings set up for us in Finland. Without Nokia Growth Partners it would have possibly taken us months to find the right people and projects.”

Rajiv C Mody, Chairman & CEO, Sasken Communication

Summit Microelectronics

Summit Microelectronics is the leader in flexible, highly integrated power management solutions combining precision power regulation with sophisticated digital control in a single chip. The company’s analog power IC devices are found in a variety of consumer, communications and computing applications. Summit solutions address one of the biggest challenges facing OEM developers today: increasing system functionality, performance and complexity while shrinking development time cycles. Summit is located in Sunnyvale, California.


“The summit team is very happy with the support from Nokia Growth Partners since they led our last round of funding. They have helped keep our relationship with Nokia on track, opened up further opportunities within Nokia and other major customers. They are an absolute pleasure to work with.”

Patrick Brockett, President & CEO, Summit Microelectronics


Swype Inc.’s patented technology provides a faster and more intuitive way to input text on touch-screens. With one continuous finger or stylus motion across the keyboard, users can enter text at over 30 words per minute. The company’s product is commercially available and ready for worldwide licensing and commercial deployment on all popular and proprietary touch screen platforms. For more information visit:


“We’re thrilled with Nokia Growth Partners as an investor and partner. Their domain knowledge and global reach demonstrates confidence in the viability of our product, the value Swype technology brings to mobile devices, and gives our company the freedom to focus on our opportunity globally.”

Mike McSherry, CEO of Swype


Tech Process is one of India’s leading providers of business solutions. First and foremost, we are the country’s pioneer and leader in electronic payments processing, originating more than 100 million transactions during FY09. Our comprehensive payments processing platform is designed to optimally address all your collection and disbursement needs – whether online or offline, physical or electronic, regardless of ticket size or a minimum transaction volume.

That said, we are more than just a Payments company. Virtually every business enablement tool is here – our strong Back Office Management and Technology practices ensure that we are able to offer an unmatched, end-to-end value proposition to our customers. In other words, we can build or deploy a platform; manage business processes using the platform; and finally, originate and settle payment transactions along with associated information flows seamlessly. Most importantly, we have people committed to understanding what you need, and ensuring that we deliver exactly that. Our headquarters is in Mumbai, India. For more information, please visit


UCweb is the leading mobile Internet company in China. Its flagship product, the UC Browser, offers users a fast, rich and easy-to-use mobile Internet experience that enables users to quickly and easily browse the Internet from a mobile phone, download music and games, search, etc. The UC Browser runs on more than 2,000 mobile devices from more than 40 famous brands across a variety of platforms such as Symbian, Windows Mobile, Java, MTK, iPhone, Android and Brew. The UC Browser has been downloaded over 200 million times and 35 billion page views are served every month.

As one of the largest mobile software development teams and the first company in China to own core technology and complete IPR in the mobile browser sector, UCweb has long offered world-class mobile software products, winning the trust of millions of mobile Internet users. The company now has independent operations in North America and Asia, serving more than 30 countries and regions.

For more information, please visit, or visit to download UC Browser.

“As a strategic partner, NGP has continuously and intently supported UC.NGP’s deep global perspective and valuable insights in the TMT sector have accelerated our global expansion and strengthened UC’s position in the global market.”

Yu Yongfu, Chairman & CEO, UCweb


Whistle is creating a new standard for pet health and wellness by providing pet owners with a window into their dog’s life. Through intuitive devices and a large comparative database of pet health information, Whistle is fueling new groundbreaking insights to transform veterinary research and preventative care. The company has established relationships with leading academic institutions, including University of Pennsylvania’s renowned Veterinary Clinical Investigations Center, to conduct studies employing Whistle’s devices and data. Additionally, Whistle has also created an advisory council of vets across the country from private practitioners to cardiology professors, who collaborate and communicate with the broader medical and research community. All Whistle devices connect to a first-of-its-kind database that will establish the definitive set of standards on dog health. For more information about Whistle visit

Pelican Imaging

Pelican Imaging is the inventor of groundbreaking array camera technology for mobile devices. Pelican’s computational camera solution provides depth at every pixel, giving users the freedom to refocus after the fact, focus on multiple subjects, segment objects, take linear depth measurements, apply filters, change backgrounds, and easily combine photos, from any device. Pelican Imaging is headquartered in Mountain View, CA, and was founded in 2008; current investors include Qualcomm, Nokia Growth Partners, Globespan Capital Partners, Granite Ventures, InterWest Partners and IQT.

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