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PalmSource  Acquired by Palm

1240 Crossman Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
USA
(408)-400-3000
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Team

Outside board: William L Keever (Keever Vineyards) Robert J Finocchio (Informix Software Chairman) Andre Dahan (AT&T Wireless Division Pres/CEO);  P Howard Edelstein (Radianz CEO);  Jean-Louis Gassee (AllegisCyber );  Betsy Rafael (Cisco Systems) John Shoven (Stanford University Professor)
Company

Business description: PalmSource is the company behind the Palm OS®, the world's most successful operating system for handheld computers and smart phones. Licensed by industry leaders -- including Acer, AlphaSmart, Handspring, Garmin, Kyocera, Palm, Samsung, Sony and Symbol -- the Palm OS has been shipped in more than 24 million handhelds and smart phones, and given rise to a huge community of users, enterprises, developers and manufacturers, who together make up the Palm Economy.
Customers include: HandmarkKodiak NetworksMessageVine;  JP Mobile;  Mobile Diagnostix
Partners include: IntelMediaQMontaVista Software MotorolaSony EricssonTexas Instruments;  Portable Innovation Technology;  Sychip;  Tsinghua-Solutions;  WebLink Wireless;  Zhong Shan University
Capital

Rounds: 1
Recent fundings: Oct 2002
Capital raised: 20.0M
Last Round: 20.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Palm
Corporate investors: Sony Strategic Venture Investment

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Overview
Record updated: Sep 2005
Sector: Communications
Rounds: 1
Recent fundings: Oct 2002
Capital raised: 20.0M
Last Round: 20.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Palm