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Critical Path  (Stock symbol: CPTH ) Acquired by Openwave Messaging (2013  amount undisclosed )

1215 Bordeaux Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Roy Thiele-Sardina (HighBAR Partners Managing Partner) Mark Ferrer (Critical Path Former President/CEO);  Gerald Ma Lai Chee (Cheung Kong Business Development);  Frost Prioleau ( CEO) Franchon Smithson (General Atlantic Advisor);  James Simon (Escalate Capital CFO)

Business description: Critical Path is about Messages that Matter™. For consumers, this means messaging services that deliver a better email experience, rich multimedia sharing capabilities and on-the-go access to the messages that matter most. For service providers, this means mass-market solutions that have a significant impact on the bottom line — value-added messaging services that attract new subscribers, drive revenue and improve customer loyalty. Founded in 1997, Critical Path has deep messaging experience and a strong track record of success. Headquartered in San Francisco with offices around the globe, Critical Path's solutions have been deployed by more than 200 service providers throughout the world, including Vodafone, T-Mobile International, O2, Orange, Telefonica Moviles, Tiscali, SFR, Indosat, SK Telecom and Critical Path's Memova® product line provides innovative consumer messaging solutions for mobile operators, broadband and fixed-line service providers. Delivering a new and improved messaging experience for millions of consumers worldwide and offering operators the key to unlocking the enormous potential of mass-market services.
Customers include: AFLACBritish TelecomE*Trade FinancialExcite@HomeFrance TelecomNetwork SolutionsOrangePCCWTelefónicaTelenorVodafoneYahoo!;  Bluewin;  BNP PAribas;  BT ;  Detroit Edison;  Deutsche Post;  Deutshe Telecom;  Glocalnet;  Hutchison 3D;  Indonesian Postal Authority ;  Indosat;  Louisiana Health Agency;  Mannesmann Arcor;  MobiFone ;  Royal Mail Viacode;  SPC Mobile;  Swisscom;  TABNet;  Telecom Italia;  TeliaSonora;  Toyota Motor Sales;  USA;;  Wind Telecomunicazioni SpA;  Z-Tel Technologies
Partners include: AlcatelBrightmailCapgeminiCITI CloudmarkComverse Technology CorioEDSEMCEntrustHPMail-Filters.comNetegrityQuestRSA SecuritySAIC SprintVIA NET.WORKSWorldcomYahoo!;  Computacenter ;  CTI Squared;  DUMA ;  Epok;  Italiaonline ;  Kapersky;  Logica ;  Mobixell;  Orasi Software ;  RSA

Rounds: 3
Capital raised: 75.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Openwave Messaging (2013  amount undisclosed )
Stock Symbol: CPTH
Corporate investors: Cisco SystemsE*Trade FinancialUS West

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Record updated: Dec 2013
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 1997
Headcount: 401-500 as of Jan 2005
Rounds: 3
Capital Raised: 75.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Openwave Messaging (2013  amount undisclosed )
Stock Symbol: CPTH