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Entone Technologies  Acquired by Harmonic (2006 $ 45,000,000 )

20863 Stevens Creek Blvd, Suite 300
Cupertino, CA 95014
(650) 572-7000
Website Company Summary Management Team

CEO: Steve McKay (2003)
Technology: Mark Evensen ; Mike Tang (2003)
Sales/Marketing: Gerald Pearce

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Andy Vitus (Scale Venture Partners Partner) Chris Smith (Coral Group Director) H Dubose Montgomery (Menlo Ventures General Partner) Duane E Zitzner (HP Executive VP)
Former outside board: Brian Garrett (Palomar Ventures Partner) Jim Jones (Scale Venture Partners Managing Director) Rick Smith (Palomar Ventures)

Business description: Entone is a market leader in Hybrid TV and Connected Home solutions. Initially established in 1999 by the team that deployed the world's first and largest commercial IPTV service, Entone's proven technology enables service operators to reliably deliver integrated IP-based video and advanced broadband services using existing in-home wiring. Entone's technology seamlessly integrates broadcast television, whole-home digital video recorder (DVR), web media services, personal media sharing, and place-shifting. Entone's Hybrid TV solution is the next-generation entertainment platform for delivering a rich and unique television service over existing broadband networks. As part of the Entone Hybrid TV solution, Entone's media hub products deliver next-gen services throughout a networked home without requiring a separate set-top box at each TV set. Over 100 of the world's leading service operators are deployed with Entone to support their IP and Hybrid TV video services. Entone is a privately held company with headquarters in California and offices in Europe, Hong Kong, and China.
Customers include: CEOS ;  Chequamegon ;  Clear Lake Telephone ;  Falcon Communications ;  Iowa Network Services ;  Netstream ;  Panhandle Telephone Cooperative ;  Telewest ;  Valley Telecom Group
Partners include: FujitsuHarmonicHP OpenViewMinerva Networks Modulus VideoMyrioNetwork Equipment TechnologiesOccam NetworksPortal SoftwareRGB NetworksSecureMediaTANDBERG TelevisionTellabsTut SystemsVerimatrix ViewNowVudu ;  BNS ;  Computing Systems;  Content;  Edgeware ;  Encoders;  Espial;  Himage Electronic;  IP Prime;  LATENS;  MiddlewareAndApplications;  Nagravision;  Nokia Siemens Networks;  PowerAndTel;  QAMAndHeadend Equipment;  Settop Boxes;  TVN;  WiDEViNE

Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Aug 2008   Mar 2007
Capital raised: 51.5M
Last Round: 14.5M
Ownership: Acquired by Harmonic (2006 $ 45,000,000 )
VCs include: Menlo VenturesPalomar Ventures;  Coral Capital Management
Corporate investors: Scale Venture Partners

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Record updated: Feb 2012
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 1999
Headcount: 26-50 as of Aug 2008
Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Aug 2008   Mar 2007
Capital Raised: 51.5M
Last Round: 14.5M
Ownership: Acquired by Harmonic (2006 $ 45,000,000 )