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Cavendish Kinetics  Acquired by Qorvo (2019  amount undisclosed )

2960 North 1st Street
San Jose, CA 95134
(408) 457-1940
Website Company Summary Management Team

President/COO/Operations: Atul Shingal (12/8/2011)
Finance: Patrick Murray (9/30/2011)
Technology: Paul A. Tornatta (2012) ; Richard Knipe (06/30/2007) ; Rob van Kampen (12/31/2001)
Sales/Marketing: Dan Smith; Lewis Boore

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Peter Santos (Audience CEO) Luis Arzubi (Tallwood Venture Capital General Partner) Bart Markus (Wellington Partners) Moiz M. Beguwala (Conexant Former SVP & Division GM)
Advisory board: Wilbert van den Hoek (Novellus Systems Division CEO/President) Charles Smith (Cavendish Kinetics Professor)
Former outside board: Roger Maggs (Celtic House Investment Partners)

Business description: Cavendish Kinetics is the leading provider of high-performance RF MEMS components smartphones, mobile infra¬structure, IoT and defense. The low loss nature of RF MEMS allows our customers to maximize RF performance, resulting in faster data rates, extended battery life, and innovative form factor designs. Cavendish is led by industry veterans with extensive expertise across the RF semiconductor and MEMS ecosystem, including companies like Texas Instruments, Motorola, Broadcom, Sirf, Inphi, and Skycross. Our investors include leading venture capital firms (Tallwood Venture Capital and Wellington Partners), and strategic corporate investors (Qorvo and Qualcomm). Cavendish Kinetics is headquartered in Silicon Valley California, with additional offices in Texas, Netherlands, Korea, and China.
Partners include: Towerjazz

Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Aug 2015   Nov 2014
Capital raised: 68.5M
Last Round: 36.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Qorvo (2019  amount undisclosed )
VCs include: Tallwood Venture Capital Qualcomm Wellington Partners ;  Clarium Holdings;  Celtic House Venture Partners;  Torteval Investments;  Inter Ikea;  Scientific Generics;  SHIO Pension Trustees;  Strategic investor
Corporate investors: Cambridge University Technical Services

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Record updated: Oct 2019
Sector: Semiconductor
Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Aug 2015   Nov 2014
Capital Raised: 68.5M
Last Round: 36.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Qorvo (2019  amount undisclosed )