Celcore (acq. by DSC Communications)
Founded in 1992 by Bob Goodman, who has since become a partner at BVP, Celcore developed distributed network architecture for cellular systems, designed to scale across areas with varying subscriber density. BVP participated in the company's first round in 1994. Celcore was acquired by DSC Communications Corp. (NASDAQ: DIGI) in 1997, then Alcatel USA (NYSE: ALA) in 1998.