CyDesign Labs, Inc., an FLG client and a spin-out from PARC, a Xerox company, and also an FLG client, was awarded a development contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. DARPA notice. FLG partner: Doug Lehrmann.
February 15, 2012
REDWOOD CITY, Calif, August 15, 2023 – Inc. Magazine listed FLG client Zum, the leader in modern student transportation, in its 2023 Inc. 5000 List of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The Inc. 5000 list represents companies that have driven rapid revenue growth while navigating inflationary pressure, the rising costs…Read More
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