Idealab - Noteworthy Companies

Noteworthy Companies

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
  • CarsDirect
  • Citysearch, acquired by IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI).
  • Commission Junction
  • Compete, Inc.
  • eSolar
  • eVoice
  •, 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)
  • (acquired by Major League Baseball Advanced Media)
  • Triptrotting

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