Idealab has created, invested in, and spun off a variety of companies including:
- AirWave Wireless, vendor of wireless network management software acquired by Aruba Networks in 2008
- Aptera Motors, electric car manufacturer
- Citysearch, acquired by IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI).
- Commission Junction
- Compete, Inc.
- GoTo.com, later renamed Overture Services, now Yahoo! Search Marketing.
- Insider Pages, city guides with customer reviews of restaurants, beauty salons, dentists and other local services.
- Internet Brands
- NetZero (NASDAQ: UNTD).
- Picasa, acquired by Google
- Scout electromedia (venture investment, 2000)
- Tickets.com (acquired by Major League Baseball Advanced Media)
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