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ABS Ventures

Formed in 1982, ABS Ventures is a Boston-based venture capital firm backed by leading global institutional investors. The firm works with exceptional management teams to build industry leading companies in the software, communications and healthcare sectors.

ABS Ventures provides more than just capital. The team brings to bear its collective operational and enterprise-building expertise as well as an extensive network of industry contacts. ABS Ventures works in partnership with management teams and believes that patience and a long term approach drive great performance.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Melinta 11/2012Private Equity$67.5M4
ClickSquared 1/2012Venture Round$9M4
Centric Software 2/2011Series C$7.5M3
Zilliant 7/2010Venture Round$13.1M4
Overtone 4/2010Series C$7M2
Overtone 10/2009Venture Round$2.5M3
Wimba 6/2009Series C$6M1
Melinta 1/2009Private Equity$25M8
Paratek 12/2008Venture Round$20M5
Applied Identity 10/2008Series C$10M5
Certona 7/2008Series A$7M2
Overtone 7/2008Series B$6M3
Hanger Network In-Home Media 6/2008Series B$10M3
Persystent Technologies 4/2008Series C$11.6M5
ScaleMP 4/2008Series D$8M4
ACTIVE Network 9/2007Private Equity$65M8
ClickSquared 9/2007Series A$36.7M3
HighRoads 6/2007Series C$9M3
Cognio 3/2007Series D$3M3
ObjectVideo 9/2006Series E$8M3
Vibrant Media 11/2005Series B$15M1
Paratek 5/2005Series C$15M5
Trema Group 3/2005Venture Round$10.5M4
ACTIVE Network 9/2004Series E$20M5
ACTIVE Network 12/2001Series D$11.2M8
ACTIVE Network 11/2000Series C$19M6



  1. Rib-X closes first tranche of $67.5M financing (masshightech.com) [edit]
  2. ClickSquared Closes $9 Million Funding Round (clicksquared.com) [edit]
  3. Centric Software Secures $7.5 Million in Series C Financing (centricsoftware.com) [edit]
  4. Zilliant Inc. raises $13.1M (bizjournals.com) [edit]
  5. EDGAR [edit]
  6. Overtone raises $2.5 million to look at brand resonance (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  7. Capital Report Index [edit]
  8. Rib-X Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Phase 2 Study Results for Delafloxacin and a $25 Million Financing (rib-x.com) [edit]
  9. Capital Report Index [edit]
  10. VentureBeat (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  11. Certona Closes $7 Million Series A Financing (freshnews.com) [edit]
  12. CRM software analytics group Island Data Corpoation raises $6 million in Series B funding (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  13. Hanger Network gets $10M boost for coat hanger campaigning (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  14. Persystent Raises $11.6 Million Round to Fund Expansion (findarticles.com) [edit]
  15. VentureBeat (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  16. Active Network raises $65M for sports community site (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  17. EDGAR [edit]
  18. HighRoads Raises $9 Million in Series-C Financing (newsroom.highroads.com) [edit]
  19. EDGAR [edit]
  20. ObjectVideo Inc., a Reston, Va.-based provider of video processing software for physical security applications, has raised $8 million in Series E funding (buyoutsnews.com) [edit]
  21. techconfidential.com [edit]
  22. Paratek Closes $15 Million Series C Financing (paratek.com) [edit]
  23. EDGAR [edit]
  24. Citation Needed [add]
  25. activenetworks.com (activenetwork.com) [edit]
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