is developing therapeutic compounds for psychopharmacological use,
specifically depression, eating disorders, sleep disorders, and anxiety.
ExSAR Corporation has developed proprietary
the analysis of protein-protein
and protein-small molecule interactions to determine protein ligand
footprinting for genome-wide, rapid low-cost informatics.
MBF makes select investments in companies where it does not have a direct
management role. MBF co-invests with other merchant banks and venture
capital firms that have expertise in specific industries.
An MBF affiliate invested in Lamar together with an investment group led
by Knoll Capital Management. Lamar has developed software for
omnidirectional microphones used in hearing aids, PC voice recognition
equipment, and cellular phones. The valuation at the time of investment
was $1.5 million. In April 1998, Andrea Electronics, Inc. (AMEX: AND)
acquired Lamar for $48 million in common stock.
eMotion, Inc, is
the global leader
in digital media management solutions.
eMotion offers products and services for storing, searching,
collaborating, and delivering media assets. MBF invested in Cinebase
Software, Inc. which merged with Picture Network International, Ltd. to
form eMotion in January of 2000.
Inc. is a company
that develops, markets, and sells a wide range of software solutions to
ensure data and network reliability and optimization. [Go!]
IQ Systems, Inc., is a company developing
for the design of silicon chips for the embedded marketplace.
Network-1 Software &
Inc. is a supplier of packet-filtering
firewalls for Windows NT/2000, including technology-leading distributed
host-resident security solutions for enterprise clients and servers.
is focused on the discovery and
of biopharmaceutical therapeutics and vaccines for human diseases.
Syntonix's proprietary technology centers around the delivery of proteins,
peptides, or other macromolecules across mucosal barriers via oral, nasal,
or pulmonary administration.
Inc. (NASDAQ: SORT) produces and sells high-speed document
assembly systems incorporating their proprietary software. [Go!]