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Zoran  (Stock symbol: ZRAN ) Acquired by CSR (2011 $ 679,000,000 )

1390 Kifer Road
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Ray Burgess (Freescale Semiconductor SVP Strategic Marketing) James B Owens (private consultant);  Uzia Galil (Elron Chairman) James Meindl (Georgia Institute Technology);  Art Stabenow (Micro Linear CEO);  Philip M Young (U.S. Venture Partners)
Former outside board: Moshe Arens (The Israel Corporation Chairman);  David Rynne (Tandem Computers CFO);  Peter Simone (SpeedFam-IPEC)

Business description: Zoran is a leading provider of digital solutions-on-a-chip for applications in the growing consumer electronics markets. With almost two decades of expertise developing and delivering digital signal processing technologies, Zoran has pioneered high-performance digital audio, video, and imaging applications. Zoran's proficiency in integration delivers major benefits for OEM customers, including greater capabilities within each product generation, reduced system costs, and shorter time to market. Zoran-based DVD products and digital cameras have received recognition for excellence and are now in millions of homes worldwide.
Customers include: IBM;  Avid Tech;  FujiFilm;  Sanyo Electric ;  Skypine Electronics ;  Spea
Partners include: IntelKodakSocket Mobile ;  PassAlong Networks ;  Xiamen Overseas Chinese Electronic Corporation ;  Zenographics

Capital raised: 2.5M
Ownership: Acquired by CSR (2011 $ 679,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: ZRAN
VCs include: Kleiner Perkins
Angels/other VCs: Fred Adler (Adler & Co.)
Corporate investors: Intel CapitalElron Electronic Industries;  Israel Corporation

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Record updated: Sep 2010
Sector: Semiconductor
Year Founded: 1983
Headcount: 1251-1600 as of Jan 2010
Capital Raised: 2.5M
Ownership: Acquired by CSR (2011 $ 679,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: ZRAN