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Onset Technology

133 Mission St. Suite 103
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Website Company Summary Management Team

CEO: Avi Koren (02/20/2007) ; Hector Garcia-Molina
Technology: Eyran Blumberg (2003); Hagai Vered (2004)
Sales/Marketing: Steve Koontz
Not listed on the website: (May no longer be at the company) Ben Feldman*;  Drew Freeman*;  Ron Maor*
Former Employees: Gadi Mazor Stewart Fox

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Eric Giler (Brooktrout CEO)

Business description: Onset Technology is the developer of METAmessage® for Wireless – a suite of unique software solutions that give business users access to virtually any data on their enterprise network using just a wireless email device such as RIM's BlackBerry handheld. METAmessage lets remote users read and print email attachments and Web pages; access the Web without a browser; read, print, and send network files from their handheld; and, interact with corporate data sources such as ERP and CRM applications. The software is broadly compatible with virtually all wireless devices and servers including those from strategic partners HP/Compaq, Microsoft, and RIM.
Customers include: Axys PharmaceuticalsBristol Myers SquibbCell TherapeuticsEndo PharmaceuticalsGatewayLehman BrothersLockheed-MartinMadison Square GardenNational SemiconductorNBCPitney BowesRaytheonTexas InstrumentsYork;  Alcoa;  Allstate Insurance;  Argonne National Labs;  ATandT Communications;  Bechtel Enterprises;  Burger King;  CNN/Turner;  Columbus AFB;  Devcon Construction;  Federal Reserve Bank of New York;  Georgetown University;  GrubbAndEllis;  HaleAndDorr;  Howard;  Invesco Funds;  Kaiser;  Kohler;  Mass Mutual Financial Group;  Mercedes Benz;  Merck-Medco Health Solutions;  Miami-Dade County ;  New York State Lottery;  PacifiCare Health Systems;  PepsiCo;  PMG Capital;  RiceAndNemorvsky;  Sprint Wireless;  Timberline Venture Capital;  Trammel Crowe;  U.S. Postal Service;  U.S. Steel;  UCSD;  Williams Energy
Partners include: AristaSoftAvayaCastelleCompaqDynoPlex EricssonEskerIBMIntelInterwovenLucent TechnologiesMicrosoftMotorolaNokiaNortel NetworksTelepost;  ADERANT ;  Advanced Productivity Software;  Airtime Manager ;  Best Software;  BlackBerry;  Brooktrout;  Comverse;  Interface Software;  Noticenow;  OuterCurve;  Rim;  Roam Secure Alert Network ;  Wireless Knowledge

Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Nov 2004   Dec 2001
Capital raised: 19.5M
Last Round: 2.0M
Ownership: Private  
VCs include: Jerusalem Global VenturesChallenge Fund;  Catalyst Fund L.P.;  MAG Ventures
Corporate investors: Intel Capital;  Hollinger Digital

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Record updated: Oct 2007
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1997
Headcount: 26-50 as of Aug 2005
Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Nov 2004   Dec 2001
Capital Raised: 19.5M
Last Round: 2.0M
Ownership: Private