Birch Telecom, Inc
Kansas City, Missouri
Birch Telecom provides integrated communication services to small and medium-sized business and residential customers in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. Its wide range of services includes local dial tone and long-distance telephone service, telephone systems and equipment, Internet and high bandwidth data service, web hosting, and integrated voice and voice transmission.

Data Trade, LLC
Springfield, Missouri
DataTrade develops, markets and supports digital report storage and management systems, formally known as COLD (Computer Output to Laser Disk) or ERM (Enterprise Report Management).

Interface Security Systems, LLC
Earth City, Missouri
Interface Security Systems, L.L.C. is one of the country’s largest regional electronic security providers. In addition to offering traditional burglar and fire alarm products for commercial and residential accounts, the company is a leading systems integrator providing entry management, intrusion, video surveillance and fire protection systems for large-scale projects for large corporate and government customers. Beginning in 1996, Advantage Capital provided expansion capital to Interface to fund its internal account growth and to finance an acquisition and consolidation strategy. The investment was repaid in December 2001, when the company was acquired by affiliates of BancBoston Capital. Interface has continued to expand and is ranked among the industry’s top ten companies as measured by recurring monthly revenue.

Quick Study Radiology
St. Louis, Missouri
QSR provides information technology management services for hospital radiology departments. In particular, the company provides implementation and support of an integrated digital radiology information system, including picture archive communication systems (PACs), radiology information systems (RIS), archiving, web distribution and interfaces. QSR’s client list includes community hospitals, imaging centers and physician groups in four states.

Transaction Transport Technologies, LLC
St. Louis, Missouri
Transaction Transport Technologies, LLC (T3) provides a suite of Transaction over Internet Protocol – ToIP – solutions that deliver fast and secure transport of payment and other financial data over the public Internet. With T3, merchants of all sizes, all types and from all vertical markets can leverage existing or planned broadband connectivity to include payment routing from the point-of-sale (POS) to the designated payment processor.