List of assets owned by Microsoft Corporation

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This is a list of assets owned by Microsoft Corporation.

Trademarks[edit]

Investments[edit]

Since 1994, Microsoft has invested in about 140 companies worldwide,[1] including:

Company Year Country References
CBS Interactive (2001)
@Home Solutions (1999) [2]
Accel Partners (1998) [3]
Akamai Technologies Inc. (1999) [4]
Ameranth (2000) [5]
American City Business Journals (2001) [6]
Amicore (2001) [7]
Apple Inc (1997) [8]
Ardent Communications Inc. (2000) [9]
Asia Global Crossing Ltd. (1999) [10]
AT&T Corporation (1999)
Audible (1999, 2001)
Avanade (2000)
Avid Technology (1998)
Banyan Systems (1999)
BayStar Capital (2003)
Best Buy (1999)
Big Huge Games (2000)
Borland (1999)
Black Entertainment Television (BET) (1996)
Blackboard Inc. (2001)
Blixer (2000) Italy
BroadBand Office Inc (2000)
Bungie (2000 Buyout;
 2007 Separation)
CareerBuilder (1999)
Chyron Corporation (2000)
CMG Plc (1996) UK
CMGI Inc (1998)
Comcast Corporation (1997)
Commerce One Inc (2001)
Commtouch Software Inc (1999)
CommVault Systems Inc (2000)
CompUSA Inc (2000)
Concentric Network Corporation (1999)
ContentGuard (2000)
Corel Corporation (2000) Canada
Corio Inc (2000)
CPA2Biz (2001)
CSI, Inc (2000)
Data Return LLC (1999)
Dialogic (1999)
Digital Anvil (1997)
Digital Entertainment Network (DEN) (1999)
Digital Equipment Corporation (1995)
Digital Island (2000)
Digital Sound Corporation (1997)
DiscoverMusic.com (1999)
DreamWorks SKG (1995)
DSL.net Inc (1999)
eFusion (1997)
eLabor (2000)
Encompys (2001)
ENDFORCE Inc (2002)
Entex (1996)
Equinix Inc (1999)
Extreme Logic (2001)
Facebook (2007)
FairMarket Inc (1999)
First Data Corporation (1997)
FutureLink Corporation (2000)
General Magic (1998)
GigaMedia Ltd (1999) Taiwan
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (2000) Israel
Groove Networks Inc (2001)
Helicon Publishing Group PLC (1996) UK
Hitachi Ltd (2000) Japan
HomeAdvisor Technologies (2000)
Hutchison Global Crossing Ltd (2000) Hong Kong
i-Deal (2001)
Immersion Corporation (2003)
Individual Inc (1995)
Infolibria Inc (2001)
Interland, Inc (2000)
Interliant (2000)
Intertainer (2000)
ITRAN Communications Ltd (2000) Israel
Jato Communications (2000)
Keen.com (1999)
Korea Thrunet Co. Ltd (1999)
KT Corporation (2001) Korea
Lernout & Hauspie (1997) Belgium
MEASAT Broadcast Network Systems (2000) Malaysia
MediaWave Inc (2001) UK
MyPlant.com (2000)
Navitel Communications Inc (1997)
NBC Television Network (1995)
Net Serviços de Comunicação S.A. (1999) Brazil
Nextel Communications Inc (1999)
NorthPoint Communications Group Inc (1999)
Novell, Inc (2006)
NTL Inc (1999) UK
OpenPort (1998)
Plural Inc (2000)
Pluto Technologies (1998) Norway
Portugal Telecom (1999)
Proginet Corporation (1996 – c. 2002)
Qwest Communications (1998)
Radiant Systems (2000)
RadioShack Corporation (1999)
RealNames (2000)
RealNetworks (1997)
Reciprocal Inc (1999)
Reservation Works LLC (1998)
Rhythms NetConnections Inc (1999)
Road Runner (1998)
Rogers Communications (1999) Canada
SCO Group (2003)
[citation needed]
SeaChange International (2000)
Sendo Holdings PLC (2001) UK
SingleTrac Entertainment Technologies (1996)
SkyTel (1996)
Skype (2011)
SMART LLC (2001) Mexico
SRS Labs (2000)
Stamps.com Inc (1997)
Tandem (1996)
TCI International Inc. (1994)
Telecom New Zealand (2001)
Telewest 22.9% (2000–2003) [11][12]
Televisa
Teligent Inc (1999)
Telmex (1999) Mexico
ThingWorld.com (1999)
Ticketmaster (1999)
TITUS Communications (2000) Japan
TRADOS Incorporated (1997)
Tut Systems Inc (1998)
UGC Europe (1999)
UnitedGlobalCom Inc (1999)
Usinternetworking Inc (2000)
USWeb (1999)
UUNET (1995, divested)
Vanstar (1995)
VDOnet (1996)
VenturCom (2000)
VeriSign (1996)
VerticalNet (2000)
Wang (1995)
WebMD (1999)
Wildfire Communications, Inc. (1997)
Wink Communications (1999)
WirelessKnowledge (1998)
Yam Digital Technology (2000) Taiwan

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.microsoft.com/msft/investments/history.mspx
  2. ^ Menzes, Bill (April 1999). "Microsoft Joins @Home Solutions". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 2008-10-31. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Accel Partners". iWon. Archived from the original on 2006-05-26. Retrieved 2008-10-31. 
  4. ^ Conlin, Robert (1999-09-27). "Microsoft Invests $15 Million in Akamai Technologies". ECT News Network. Retrieved 2008-10-31. 
  5. ^ "Ameranth Technology Systems Inc. Announces Investment by Microsoft". CBS Interactive. 2000-06-19. Archived from the original on 2012-07-11. Retrieved 2008-10-31. 
  6. ^ "AMERICAN CITY BUSINESS JOURNALS AND MICROSOFT ENTER INTO PARINERSHIP". Business Publisher. Dun and Bradstreet. 2001-02-15. Retrieved 2008-10-31. 
  7. ^ "Pfizer, IBM and Microsoft Collaborate to Launch Amicore Investment Company, a Software and Services Company, to Provide Office Automation Solutions to Physicians". Microsoft. 2009-10-10. Archived from the original on 2010-01-08. Retrieved 2009-10-31. 
  8. ^ Kawamoto, Dawn; Ben Heskett; Mike Ricciuti (1997-08-06). "MR to invest $150 million in Apple". CNet. Retrieved 2008-10-31. 
  9. ^ "Ardent Communications Inc · S-1/A · On 3/16/99 · EX-10.24". SEC Filing. 1999-03-16. Retrieved 2008-10-31. 
  10. ^ "Form Of Shareholder Agreement". Tech Agreements. Retrieved 2008-10-31. 
  11. ^ Microsoft Announces Investment in Telewest: Microsoft has acquired a minority stake in Telewest, a leading cable company in the United Kingdom, to accelerate the deployment of... Archived 2005-02-15 at the Wayback Machine.
  12. ^ Microsoft collects little for Telewest call - CNET News

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