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Teknovus  Acquired by Broadcom (2010 $ 123,000,000 )

1351 Redwood Way
Petaluma, CA 94954
Website Company Summary Management Team

General Management: Ryoji Takaichi (12/13/2006) ; Mark Jiang
Technology: Dave Malloy (08/11/2008) ; Glen Kramer (10/04/2005)
Sales/Marketing: V Christopher Moezzi ; Lowell D Lamb
Customer Service: Tim Crosta

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Rex Naden (Teknovus Chairman) Tim Wilson (Partech Ventures General Partner) Michael J Callahan (Waferscale Integration Former CEO) Winston FU (U.S. Venture Partners General Partner) Niel Ransom (Alcatel Former CTO) Jake Seid (Lightspeed Venture Partners Managing Director)
Former outside board: Hemant Kanakia (Columbia Capital Partner);  John Cioffi (ASSIA CEO/Chairman)

Business description: Teknovus is a leading provider of communication chipset solutions for broadband access networks. Teknovus designs, develops and supplies chipsets for Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH), Fiber-to-the-Premise (FTTP), and Fiber-to-the-Business (FTTB) access networks. The Teknovus EthernetPON is a family of gigabit Ethernet PON (EPON) chips enabling low cost fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) and fiber-to-the-business (FTTB) solutions. EthernetPON provides a complete system-on-a-chip, based on the emerging 802.3ah standard, consisting of the TK3721 for EPON OLTs, TK3701 for low-cost EPON ONUs, and TK3711 for high-performance EPON ONUs. EPONs are low-cost shared fiber optic access networks that reduce the capital and operational expense of FTTH and FTTB systems by eliminating active devices in the outside plant, minimizing fiber deployment and reducing the number of optical ports at the central office. The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) P802.3ah Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM) Task Force is in the process of defining a new standard for EPONs. The Teknovus EPON chipset enables carriers and service providers to win with a higher return on investment. They can now expand their subscriber services with television and video, thus enabling competition with satellite and cable providers.
Customers include: Allied Telesis KDDIPCCWTM;  Bright House Networks;  China Mobile;  China Telecom;  Chunghwa Telecom ;  K-OPTI;  K-Opticom ;  KT;  LG Powercom
Partners include: Chunghwa Telecom

Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Sep 2007   Jun 2006
Capital raised: 66.2M
Last Round: 28.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Broadcom (2010 $ 123,000,000 )
VCs include: Focus VenturesLightspeed Venture Partners Partech VenturesU.S. Venture Partners;  Portview Communications Partners;  VentureTech Alliance;  Infotech Ventures;  SUITgrowth Fund;  ITOCHU Technology Ventures;  Vision Venture Capital;  Galleon Crossover Fund ;  Technology Alliance Investment
Corporate investors: NEC Electronics;  Samsung America Ventures

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Record updated: Mar 2010
Sector: Semiconductor
Year Founded: 2002
Headcount: 51-75 as of Sep 2007
Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Sep 2007   Jun 2006
Capital Raised: 66.2M
Last Round: 28.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Broadcom (2010 $ 123,000,000 )