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Rosum

255 San Geronimo Way
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
USA
408-349-0400
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Team

Management: Brad Anderson (CEO) Todd Young (VP Marketing)
Outside board: James Spilker (Rosum Chairman)Howard Skip Speaks (Rosum Former CEO) William P Tai (CRV) Lara Druyan (AllegisCyber ) James F Gibbons (Stanford University Dean of Engineering)
Advisory board: Jerry Whitaker (Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) Technical Director)Marco Thompson (Wind River Services)Brad Parkinson (Stanford University Professor)Per K Enge (Stanford University Professor)Craig Farrill (Vodafone CTO)Perry LaForge (CDMA Development Group Executive Director)
Company

Business description: Rosum has created a positioning system that is based on high-powered, high-bandwidth synchronization codes in broadcast television signals. The advantage of this technology is that it is particularly effective indoors and in urban canyons where traditional positioning technologies are limited. The company will license and build hardware and software that enable accurate and reliable positioning. Rosum's current and potential customers include: GPS tracking companies that want to integrate urban and indoor positioning functionalities into their product offering; communications equipment manufacturers that want to locate emergency response personnel; organizations in the U.S. Government seeking to meet the challenges of homeland security; shipping and chain management companies that want to track their assets and those of their customers; cellular handset manufacturers and cellular service providers in the U.S., Asia, and Europe that require increased accuracy and reliability for their location-based service offerings.
Partners include: 2WireIntel Trimble Navigation ;  Chip X;  Intrado;  Soniya Technologies
Capital

Rounds: 3
Recent fundings: Apr 2008   Jun 2005
Capital raised: 34.9M
Last Round: 15.0M
Ownership: Private  
VCs include: AllegisCyberCRV;  True Position
Corporate investors: In-Q-TelMicrotuneMotorola VenturesSteamboat Ventures;  Korean Technology Banking Corp

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Overview
Record updated: Oct 2009
Sector: Communications
Rounds: 3
Recent fundings: Apr 2008   Jun 2005
Capital raised: 34.9M
Last Round: 15.0M
Ownership: Private