Collexis Holdings, Inc. operates as a global software development company. The company develops software that supports the building tools to search and mine information. Its software enables search, aggregation, navigation and discovery of information. The company, using public, as well as proprietary thesauri of industry specific language, creates ‘fingerprints’ of texts, such as articles, Web pages, books and internal and external databases that can be used in turn to find the relevant information for a researcher, analyst or business professional. The company licenses its software and content, provides services to the users of its software, maintains and supports its software, sells related hardware, and hosts software on an application service provider basis. The company operates subsidiaries that support its technology sales in the government, enterprise and life science markets. In October 2007, the company acquired SyynX Solutions GmbH, which expanded its application solutions in health sciences. In February 2008, the company acquired Lawriter LLC, which provides online legal research services to lawyers in the United States primarily through state bar associations. In addition, the company offers pre-populated professional social network for life science researchers, www.biomedexperts.com. In the United States, the company has licensed its software to the National Institutes of Health for work in connection with its analysis of grant applications. In Europe, it has entered into similar arrangements with the World Health Organization, Wellcomes Trust, the Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Science, and the University of Rotterdam. The company has entered into a licensing and publishing agreement with VersusLaw, Inc., under which it acquired a perpetual, transferable license to use VersusLaw’s legal-related collection of judicial opinions. Sales and Distribution The company has sales representation, either through sales representatives or through indirect partners, in the United States, Europe, South America, and in the Asian-Pacific region. It has primary operations in Cincinnati, Ohio; Geldermalsen, the Netherlands; and Cologne, Germany. Markets and Customers The company focuses on three key markets: life sciences (university and medical research, healthcare, biopharma); government (defense and intelligence, and enterprise business intelligence); and legal (specifically the U.S. legal market). Its major customer includes the National Institutes of Health. It also has relationships and engagements with Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins University, the University of South Carolina, Asklepios Hospitals and Wellcomes Trust. Competition The company's competitors include Google; Yahoo; FAST search; Autonomy; and Convera. It also identifies competition from Reed LexisNexis and Westlaw. History Collexis Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1999.
collexis holdings inc (CLXS:OTC US)
1201 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201
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