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Olliance Group, 1/2011
SpikeSource, 11/2010
Ohloh, 10/2010 $3M
Koders, 4/2008



Black Duck Software

Black Duck Software, Inc. offers products and services for accelerating software development through the managed use of open source and third-party code. Its products include Black Duck Code Center, which boosts developer productivity by streamlining the search, selection, approval, and tracking of open source and other externally produced software components; Black Duck Protex system that helps organizations manage their software licensing obligations; Black Duck Protex SDK, which provides programmatic access to protexIP/development features and services extending the capabilities of the Black Duck Protex platform; Black Duck Export system that identifies cryptographic elements in the source code and automates the licensing process; and Black Duck Transact, a hosted solution, which provides a method for identifying original versus third party and open source code within client’s software. The company also provides customer support, on-line search engine, consulting, and training services. Black Duck Software serves its clients in China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan.

Black Duck Software, Inc. has strategic alliances with IBM, Novell, Inc., and Red Hat. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts with additional offices in San Francisco, California; Amsterdam, the Netherlands; and Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

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Black Duck Code Center
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  1. Black Duck buys Calif. consultants Olliance Group ( [edit]
  2. Black Duck keeps acquiring with SpikeSource buyout ( [edit]
  3. Black Duck acquires in $3M deal ( [edit]
  4. Black Duck Software Acquires Software Code Search Leader Koders ( [edit]
  5. Black Duck swimming in $5M round ( [edit]
  6. Black Duck Software Secures $12M in Series B Financing Led By Ventures ( [edit]
  7. Black Duck Software Closes $12 Million in Third Round Financing ( [edit]
  8. Black Duck Software Gets $9.5 Million To Help You Ship Better Software More Quickly ( [edit]
  9. Black Duck lines nest with $12M in new funding ( [edit]
  10. Lead411 launches "Hottest Boston Companies" awards ( [edit]
    Black Duck CEO Yeaton joins China open-source think tank ( [edit]
    Black Duck keeps acquiring with SpikeSource buyout ( [edit]
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