Fenwick Congratulates Clients Named ‘Next Big Thing’ by Wall Street Journal

Mountain View, CA (September 27, 2012) – Fenwick & West congratulates 13 clients of the firm recognized by The Wall Street Journal in its list of start-ups that are set to become the ‘Next Big Thing 2012.’ The candidate pool was compiled by research firm VentureSource and to be eligible companies had to be based in the United States, have received an equity round of financing in the past three years and be valued at less than $1 billion.

Out of more than 5,900 candidates considered, Fenwick is honored to represent these 13 companies recognized as top 50 start-ups by The Wall Street Journal:

  • 10gen, Inc.
  • RockMelt, Inc.
  • Marketo Inc.
  • Machinima, Inc.
  • Boku Inc.
  • Appirio Inc.
  • Coraid, Inc.
  • Chegg Inc.
  • Tidemark Systems
  • Marin Software Inc.
  • SocialVibe Inc.
  • Lithium Technologies, Inc.
  • Keep Holdings, Inc.

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