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SiliconStor  Acquired by LSI (2007 $ 55,000,000 )

48430 Lakeview Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 490-7750
Website Company Summary Management Team

Technology: James T Lie
Sales/Marketing: Joel Warford

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) John Hamm (VSP Capital Partner) Petro Estakhri (Lexar Media CTO) William Stewart (APV Technology Partners General Partner) Charles Smith (CHS Ventures Managing Partner)
Advisory board: Eric S Whitaker (Latham & Watkins lawyer) Eric B Stang (Raychem) Sam Nemazie

Business description: SiliconStor is an early stage semiconductor company focused on developing innovative solutions leveraging serial storage technologies for the storage markets. SiliconStor is shipping integrated solutions that target enterprise class near line storage solutions leveraging andtechnologies. In addition, the Company has developed for seamless integration into a wide variety of applications such as Bridge Controllers and Host Adapters. SiliconStor’s technical team has extensive experience in developing VLSI solutions in the parallel and serial storage arenas. We work closely with our OEM customers to develop and deliver best of breed products that are backed up by world-class design in support. With the aim of addressing the emerging market for serial technologies in nearline enterprise class storage applications, SiliconStor has implemented its flagship SATA / SAS DPC Active-Active Mux with multiple patents. SiliconStor provides standard ASSP products to facilitate the high availability storage array designs utilizing SATA and SAS serial technologies. SiliconStor’s products and services are designed to provide design flexibility and reduced time-to-market for companies designing storage disk arrays using serial technologies.

Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings: Nov 2004
Capital raised: 12.0M
Last Round: 9.0M
Ownership: Acquired by LSI (2007 $ 55,000,000 )

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Record updated: Feb 2007
Sector: Semiconductor
Year Founded: 2003
Headcount: 26-50 as of Feb 2007
Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings: Nov 2004
Capital Raised: 12.0M
Last Round: 9.0M
Ownership: Acquired by LSI (2007 $ 55,000,000 )