Flycast (acq. by CMGI)
Founded in 1996, Flycast provided total solutions for Web advertising campaign management. In 1997, during a backlash period against online advertising, BVP's David Cowan led Flycast's Series A round. The company went public (NASDAQ:FCST) in early 1999 and was acquired by CMGI (NASDAQ:CMGI) the following year.