Portfolio Examples

Bruggere Capital has co-founded, invested in and/or managed successful companies including those listed below. Both public offerings and acquisitions have provided financial exits for the partners.


Mentor Graphics (MENT) is a world leading supplier of Electronic Design Automation software. The company was founded in 1981, went public in 1984, and was acquires by Siemens in 2017


Sensydia provides quick, non-invasive measurement of critical heart functions. It received FDA clearance in 2017,nd is a spinout from UCLA


13Therapeutics is a peptide therapeutics company with an innovative system for developing anti-inflammatory and immune system dysfunction drugs. It is an OHSU spinout.


Stamps.com is the original provider of online postage and shipping. The company has been public sine 1999.


Will Vinton Studios, an Academy Award nominated animation studio, was acquired by Nike founder Phil Knight and renamed Laika Entertainment in 2005.


Sensoria, a leading supplier of wireless mesh networking equipment, was spun out of UCLA in 1999. It was acquired by Tranzeo Wireless in 2006.


Sirigen provided High Sensitivity Fluorescence technology that simplifies processing and screening in immunodiagnostic and nucleic acid based applications. It was spun out of UCSB in 2005 and acquired by Becton Dickinson


Open Market was one of the companies that created Internet Commerce. It was spun out of MIT in 1993, went public in 1994, and was acquired by Divine, Inc. in 2002.