Acelero Learning provides Head Start program directors and managers with tools and resources to ensure they have the maximum positive impact. The company focuses on helping partners build effective management systems through long-term, ongoing partnerships that provide on-site coaching and feedback, technology and tools, and network support. www.acelero.net


CASTionCASTion Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, and installs a proprietary line of zero-discharge wastewater and process chemistry systems. www.castion.com.

We are pleased to say that CASTion has been acquired by ThermoEnergy; for more information please click here.


City Fresh Foods is a prepared foods manufacturer that provides African-American and Hispanic meals to community and corporate clients. www.cityfreshfoods.com.

City Fresh has entered into a close partnership with Unidine; for more information please click here.



Dynex Technologies is a global supplier of microplate instrumentation and automation products for the biomedical research, drug discovery and clinical
diagnostic markets headquartered in Chantilly, VA. www.dynextechnologies.com


Eating Well, a high-quality quarterly magazine, is published in Charlotte, Vermont. This new consumer magazine published without commercial advertising combines the subject areas of food and health in a world-class periodical with a North American audience www.eatingwell.com


ESA, Inc., is leading the way in life science and diagnostic research through the use of superior separations with high sensitivity detection that improve the quality of health care. The company manufactures innovative analytical instruments and provides complete support for a full line of chromatographic separation systems, utilizing a range of chromatographic detection technologies for analysis of compounds in various matrices. www.esainc.com


GeoVue, Inc. develops and distributes mapping and demographics software for the commercial real estate industry. www.geovue.com


ClearSource Bottled Water is a rapidly growing national provider of value-tier, single-serve bottled water products headquartered in Natick, MA. www.clearsource.com


Magellan Biosciences develops advanced instruments, automated systems, point-of-care products, and consumables for biomedical research and clinical diagnostics. Magellan is composed of three BCVF portfolio companies: ESA Biosciences, Inc., Dynex Technologies, Inc., and TREK Diagnostic Systems, Inc., its newest acquisition. For more information, please visit Magellan at www.magellanbio.com.


Protodyne CorporationProtedyne Corporation manufactures and markets high throughput automation equipment and services for genome-based drug discovery. www.protedyne.com

Protedyne has been acquired by LabCorp. For more information please visit Labcorp here.


SelectechSelecTech, Inc., recycles commingled plastic scrap into a variety of semi-structural products including planters, landscape timbers, and floor tiles. www.selectechinc.com


Springboard TechnologiesSpringBoard Technology Corporation provides off-site repair and spare parts services, and contract manufacturing services primarily to the computer and telecommunication industries. www.springboard.com


TekCel is a "solutions provider" providing plate storage and delivery systems used in the drug discovery process as well as consumable plate seals associated with the equipment. TekCel currently provides the only fully automated solution for this highly manual process. www.tekcel.com

TekCel was acquired by BCVF portfolio company Magellan BioSciences, and subsequently sold to Hamilton . For more information, please click here.


TREK Diagnostic Systems

TREK Diagnostic Systems is a dedicated microbiology company offering blood culture, identification, and susceptibility technologies to provide cost effective improvements in workflow efficiencies, ergonomics, and test result performance, resulting in better solutions for patient care. www.trekds.com


WorkSource Staffing Partnership provides permanent placement services to assist welfare recipients and other at risk groups in securing stable jobs. www.worksourcepartners.com



Zipcar, Inc. is a car-sharing company that provides its customers with maintained and conveniently located vehicles by the hour. www.zipcar.com