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880 Maude Avenue #D
Mountain View, CA 94043
Website Company Summary Management Team

Management: Elaine Bailey (CEO/Chairman);  Stephane Drouin (Director of Engineering);  Ian Williams (VP Product Marketing);  Sherry Hill (Director of Sales & Marketing);  Kenneth Lam (VP Client Services)
Outside board: Mark Smith (VC consultant)Dan Thompkins (Novus Ventures Managing General Partner)Jim Timmins (NIF Ventures Managing Director)

Business description: Escend provides sales process solutions for the semiconductor and electronic components markets. Escend enables all members of the demand-creation chain to leverage their existing software investments to effectively collaborate on complex sales across geographic and organizational boundaries. This allows you to have better insight into the design-win process and stages, improve the accuracy of your forecasts and positively impact your revenue stream and bottom line. The Escend solution provides real-time visibility into all your sales data. At every decision point, you know exactly what is happening and why. This unified view into the distributed sales process enables you to track the status of each customer—from lead through the design win and manufacturing. Escend gives you the visibility to spot opportunities—and challenges—throughout each step in the process. With Escend, you have the confidence of knowing exactly what is happening with all of your leads and design wins. You have the power to translate that knowledge into action, preserve your margins and convert your design wins to orders.
Customers include: Comair Rotron;  NKK Switches;  Renesas Technology;  Zetex Semiconductor
Partners include: Cisco SystemsMicrosoftProClarityQuest;  V-Soft

Rounds: 4
Recent fundings: Nov 2004   Oct 2003
Capital raised: 23.0M
Last Round: 3.0M
Ownership: Private  
VCs include: NIF VenturesNovus Ventures;  Highgate Ventures;  Oak Ventures

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Record updated: May 2007
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 1999
Rounds: 4
Recent fundings: Nov 2004   Oct 2003
Capital raised: 23.0M
Last Round: 3.0M
Ownership: Private