January 18, 2001

Charles River Ventures and Battery Ventures fund Linux Open Source desktop company Ximiam

Author: JT Smith

From a press release at LinuxPR: "Boston, MA, January 17, 2001 -- Ximian, the leading open source
desktop company (formerly known as Helix Code), today announced it
has secured $15 million in funding from Charles River Ventures and
Battery Ventures. Formed in late 1999, Ximian is turning the open
source desktop into the industry's most collaborative and useful
Internet-based tool. Ximian currently has more than 500,000 users, and
is a founding member of the GNOME Foundation advisory board which
includes such industry leaders as Sun Microsystems, Hewlett-Packard,
Compaq and IBM."
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