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New Focus  (Stock symbol: NUFO )

2854 Junction Drive
San Jose, CA 95134
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Management: Nicola Pignati (President/CEO);  Timothy Day (CTO);  Greg Smolka (Director of Sales);  Sandy Taylor (Director of Human Resources)
Outside board: Milton Chang (Incubic Venture Fund);  Steven M. Krausz (U.S. Venture Partners) Peter F. Bordui (Viavi Solutions);  John Dexheimer (Lightwave Advisors);  Winston Fu (Presidio Management) Don Hallacy (Sprint)

Business description: New Focus develops and manufactures innovative photonics and microwave solutions for the semiconductor, industrial, biomedical and telecommunications industries. New Focus' product portfolio includes tunable lasers for test-and-measurement applications, advanced photonics tools and high-speed RF microwave amplifiers. Founded in 1990, the company is a recognized technology leader in creating advanced optical and RF products for both commercial and research customers. New Focus has long committed to offering new and innovative technologies that address current customer needs as well as emerging market requirements. From its roots in the academic and scientific communities, New Focus has developed technologies for application in next-generation communication networks, semiconductor metrology and biotechnology spectroscopy.
Customers include: AlcatelCorningLucent TechnologiesOclaro
Partners include: Finisar

Rounds: 2
Capital raised: 26.6M
Ownership: Public  
Stock Symbol: NUFO
VCs include: Incubic Venture FundMorgenthaler VenturesU.S. Venture Partners;  Hambro Spinner;  London Life;  Unterberg Towbin

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Record updated: Jan 2004
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1990
Rounds: 2
Capital raised: 26.6M
Ownership: Public  
Stock Symbol: NUFO