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Livescribe  Acquired by Anoto (2015 $ 15,000,000 )

7677 Oakport St. 12th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Rory O'Driscoll (Scale Venture Partners Managing Director) Duncan Davidson (Bullpen Capital Managing Director) Michael Stark (Crosslink Capital) David Hartford (Aeris Capital Managing Director)
Advisory board: Rick Prostko (Comcast Ventures Managing Director)

Business description: Livescribe has developed a new low-cost mobile computing platform that connects the paper and digital worlds. Founded by Jim Marggraff, an entrepreneur and inventor of paper-based computing, including the LeapPad and FLY Pentop Computer, the company is designing innovative solutions that enhance personal productivity, learning, communication, and self expression for anyone who writes with pen and paper. Livescribe holds intellectual property around paper-based computing that enable a vast range of new opportunities to enhance productivity, learning and communication. Building on top of licensed technology from Anoto Group AB1 that converts handwriting into digital form, Livescribe has created a new mobile computing platform – an integrated system of smartpen, dot paper, applications, and development tools.
Partners include: EverNote ;  Digital Wish

Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Mar 2012   Sep 2010
Capital raised: 96.0M
Last Round: 3.3M
Ownership: Acquired by Anoto (2015 $ 15,000,000 )
VCs include: Scale Venture PartnersCrosslink Capital VantagePoint Capital PartnersPresidio VenturesGreenhouse Capital Partners;  Keating Capital;  Lionhart;  Comcast VenturesTranslink CapitalDBL Partners;  Aeris Capital ;  GerlachAndCo.;  Lionhart Investments
Corporate investors: Qualcomm

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Record updated: Nov 2015
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 2007
Headcount: 76-100 as of Apr 2010
Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Mar 2012   Sep 2010
Capital Raised: 96.0M
Last Round: 3.3M
Ownership: Acquired by Anoto (2015 $ 15,000,000 )