Academia.edu is the largest and fastest-growing platform in the world for sharing academic research. Its mission is to accelerate and democratize academic research. Over 150 million academics have signed up to Academia.edu, adding 25 million papers. Over 100,000 people join Academia.edu each day. Academia.edu attracts over 52 million unique visitors a month. 40% of the world's faculty log in to Academia.edu every month. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Affirm is a financial technology services company providing installment loans to consumers at the point of sale. The company was founded with the goal to create honest financial products and services that empower consumers and improve lives. It aims to revolutionize the banking industry to be more accountable and accessible to consumers. Today, Affirm provides shoppers an alternative to traditional credit cards at the point of sale, giving them the flexibility to buy now and make simple monthly payments for their purchases. Unlike payment options that have compounding interest and unexpected costs, Affirm shows customers upfront exactly what they’ll pay each month — with no hidden fees and no surprises. Affirm partners with over 2,000 merchants to give shoppers the option to pay with Affirm at checkout including well-known brands across retail including home furnishings, travel, personal fitness, electronics, apparel and beauty, and more. Loans are made in partnership with Afirm’s originating bank partner Cross River Bank, a New Jersey State Chartered Commercial Bank, Member FDIC. Jeffrey Kaditz, Max Levchin, and Nathan Gettings established the San Francisco, California-based company in 2012.
Akash Systems is focused on developing and supplying the next generation of small satellites (CubeSats), satellite transmitters, and the RF Power Amplifiers. The company uses new composite material, gallium nitride (GaN)-on-Diamond, invented by Akash cofounder Ejeckam, for their products. GaN-on-Diamond provides a cooler state of operation which improves energy efficiency and reduces a system's size, weight, and operating costs. Akash Systems was founded in 2016 by Felix Ejeckam and Ty Mitchell and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
Aleph is the solution that every Finance department needs. Aleph allows ordinary spreadsheets in Excel or Google Sheets to have specialized financial tools built right in and always up to date. The best of both worlds, if you really love spreadsheets and financial models!
AliveCor has a device and application that will turn any smartphone into a clinical-quality electrocardiogram (ECG) recorder. AliveCor is pioneering the creation of FDA-cleared 'machine learning' techniques to enable proactive heart care and is recognized around the world for transforming cardiac care. It specializes in the fields of healthcare, mobile device, and medicine. It was founded in 2010 and headquartered in Mountain View, California.
Apton Biosystems develops a high-throughput and low-cost sequencing platform that revolutionizes the availability of genetic analysis. It enables biomarker discovery, early disease detection, and therapeutic monitoring, advancing preventive health and precision medicine.
AREVO, based in Silicon Valley, California, develops technology to enable direct digital additive manufacturing of ultra-strong, lightweight composite parts for end use applications in high volume. With our unique combination of breakthrough materials, powerful design/build software, and free motion robotics for the first “true 3D” construction, AREVO is moving beyond prototypes by enabling the design and fabrication of large, mass-produced parts and structures, quickly leading 3D printing into mainstream manufacturing. AREVO provides designers and manufacturers with unprecedented freedom to unlock the unparalleled strength and weight of composite materials for a wide range of consumer and industrial products, and has seen early success manufacturing CFRTP composite parts for OEM customers. With an initial focus on Aerospace, Defense, Consumer Electronics, Transportation, and Consumer Goods, Arevo is poised to optimize additive manufacturing services to OEM’s worldwide.
Businesses of every size, in every industry, are increasingly dependent on technology. For all of the benefits innovation brings, the digitization of the economy also creates risk at a magnitude never previously imagined. This new risk is complex, and it's constantly evolving. The old way of managing risk doesn’t cut it in the digital age. We designed At-Bay from the ground up to help businesses meet digital risk head-on. By combining world-class technology with industry-leading insurance expertise, At-Bay offers clarity and confidence to businesses in the digital age. We believe that every business, big or small, when empowered to understand and manage risk, can thrive in a digital world. We address digital risk in a way that everyone, from brokers and business owners to CISOs and CFOs, can understand. We question, analyze, and monitor the risk of every company in our portfolio—not just once, but continuously—so we can educate, advise, and support our brokers and our insureds throughout our partnership. Because digital risk never rests, and neither do we.