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Glimmerglass Networks

26142 Eden Landing Road
Hayward, CA 94545
Website Company Summary Management Team

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Steven C Johnson (The Slingshot Group Managing Partner) Michael Maples (Defense Intelligence Agency Former Director) Edward Forwood (Loudwater Investment Partners Managing Director) Alan V Rogers (U.S. Air Force Former Major General) Susan A Mason (ONSET Ventures)
Former outside board: Ryan McIntyre (Foundry Group Managing Director)

Business description: Glimmerglass develops, manufactures and sells transparent connectivity solutions based on its microphotonics technology. Glimmerglass ships both systems and subsystems products that manage light on optical fibers, operating on wavebands and individual wavelengths. Transparent connectivity solutions include functions such as photonic switching, optical muxing and demuxing, optical power monitoring and Photonic Multicasting™. The company sells its subsystems products to network systems manufacturers that seek to integrate reliable photonic switching technology into their next-generation systems. Glimmerglass sells its systems products as out-of-the-box solutions to the defense, intelligence, super-computing, test & measurement, Internet infrastructure, enterprise, video production, cable and telecommunications industries.
Customers include: Cisco SystemsSA Photonics ;  Amsterdam internet Exchange;  CableandWireless Europe ;  Dublin University’s Trinity College ;  Florida Department of Transportation District 5 ;  Lambda Optical Systems;  University of California, San Diego
Partners include: Nissho Electronics

Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Dec 2007   Jun 2006
Capital raised: 33.6M
Last Round: 3.6M
Ownership: Private  
VCs include: Mobius Venture CapitalOnset VenturesAnthem Venture Partners;  NTT Leasing;  Ashford Capital Management;  CDP Capital Technology Ventures
Corporate investors: Terilogy

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Record updated: Dec 2011
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 2000
Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Dec 2007   Jun 2006
Capital Raised: 33.6M
Last Round: 3.6M
Ownership: Private