Richard West, Advanced Liquid Logic

Startup, 2006 Global Finals
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VCIC Startup Exits for $96M After Not Raising VC

Seven years after pitching at the 2006 Global VCIC Finals, Advanced Liquid Logic was acquired by Illumina for $96M. The best part for Rich West and the team, they did it without raising venture capital.
Press release announcing the acquisition, July 23, 2013