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Accelrys  (Stock symbol: ACCL ) Acquired by Dassault Systèmes (2014 $ 750,000,000 )

3100 Central Expressway
Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Steven D Goldby (Accelrys Executive Chairman) Tim Harkness (ProteinSimple COO) Kenneth L Coleman (ITM Software Founder) Jeffrey R Rodek (Hyperion Solutions Executive Chairman) Chris Van Ingen (Agilent Technologies Former Division President) Bruce A Pasternack (Presidio Partners Partner) Larry Ferguson (The Ferguson Group President) Christopher J Steffen (Citicorp Vice Chairman) Ricardo B Levy (Catalytica Energy Systems Former Chairman)
Former outside board: Tony Muller (Viavi Solutions Former CFO) David C Hill (Sun Chemical CEO) Thomas R Baruch (Presidio Partners General Partner) Samuel D Colella (Versant Ventures) Ed Gambrell (Dow Chemical Division President) Martin Gerstel (Compugen);  Baron Kraijenhoff (Akzo Nobel V Chem);  Vijay Lathi (Sprout Group) Francois L'Eplattenier (Novartis Ventures);  Kenneth Nussbacher (Affymetrix Executive VP) Mario Rosati (Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Partner) Peter G Schultz (Novartis Institute for Functional Genomics);  Isaac Stein (Waverly Associates)

Business description: Symyx Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMMX) helps R&D-based companies in life sciences, chemicals, energy, and consumer and industrial products achieve breakthroughs in innovation, productivity, and return on investment. Symyx software and scientific databases power laboratories with the information that generates insight, enhances collaboration and drives productivity. Products include a market-leading electronic laboratory notebook, decision support software, chemical informatics and sourcing databases. Information about Symyx, including reports and other information filed by Symyx with the Securities and Exchange Commission, is available at
Customers include: AstraZeneca Bayer AGDow ChemicalEli LillyJSR MicroMerckSumitomo;  Afga;  Boehringer Ingelheim;  Borealis ;  Cannon Instrument Company;  China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation ;  DOW;  ExxonMobil;  ExxonMobil Chemical Europe;  Federico II University ;  Flanders Materials Centre;  Girsa;  North Dakota State University;  Syngene International Limited
Partners include: BayerCelaneseDow ChemicalGEUnilever;  Afga;  BASR;  British Petroleum;  Ciba Specialty Chemicals;  ExxonMobil;  HEL;  Kurt J. Lesker;  OSRAM OS;  Rhodia;  Royal Society of Chemistry ;  Stargate Mobile ;  Univation;  UOP

Rounds: 5
Capital raised: 129.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Dassault Systèmes (2014 $ 750,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: ACCL

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Record updated: Feb 2018
Sector: Biotech
Year Founded: 1994
Headcount: 601-700 as of Mar 2014
Rounds: 5
Capital Raised: 129.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Dassault Systèmes (2014 $ 750,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: ACCL