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Lexar Media  (Stock symbol: LEXR ) Acquired by Micron Technology (2006 $ 679,000,000 )

47300 Bayside Parkway
Fremont, CA 94538
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) William Dodds (Woodbridge Communications VP) Robert Hinckley (Xilinx General Counsel) Brian Jacobs (St. Paul Venture Capital) Charles Levine (Sprint PCS) Mary Tripsas (Harvard Business School Professor)

Business description: Lexar Media, Inc. is a leading designer, marketer and licensor of award-winning removable flash-based digital storage media, card readers and ATA controller solutions for the digital photography, consumer electronics, industrial and communications markets. Lexar Media brands digital memory cards in the industry's most popular formats including CompactFlash, SmartMedia, Memory Stick, MultiMediaCard and SD. As a digital storage innovator, Lexar Media was the first to develop and advance proprietary read-write speed standards for its USB-enabled CompactFlash cards and holds over 60 controller patents.
Customers include: KodakSONY Toshiba;  Casio
Partners include: Digital Railroad Google Samsung SONY Ubisoft ;  Corel ;  Digital China;  Eastman Kodak ;  InterWorks;  MGM Studios ;  Nikon;  Optosys Technologies;  Viking Components

Rounds: 5
Capital raised: 76.2M
Ownership: Acquired by Micron Technology (2006 $ 679,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: LEXR

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Record updated: Jan 2011
Sector: Storage
Year Founded: 1996
Headcount: 151-200 as of Jan 2002
Rounds: 5
Capital Raised: 76.2M
Ownership: Acquired by Micron Technology (2006 $ 679,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: LEXR