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SOMA Networks

650 Townsend Street #305
San Francisco, CA 94103
415 882 6500
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Outside board: shozo Ohtani (Zentek Technology President/CEO)eiso Wortelboer (Endeavour Investments Director)M. S. Pathak (Soma Networks Chairman)

Business description: Integrating the latest advances in wireless broadband, distributed computing, and Internet technologies, SOMA Networks’ unique system allows anyone to become a full-service telecommunications service provider offering a feature-rich package of carrier-grade voice and broadband Internet services to the residential and small-office market. SOMA Networks offers the only economically viable last-mile telecommunications solution for service providers that meets the needs of today’s residential and small-office users. Its fully converged system offers ubiquitous service, rapid market entry and scalability, and quick, inexpensive creation of multimedia services.
Customers include: AlwaysOn Network;  AlwaysOn Network Bangladesh ;  BSNL ;  Cambodia Data Communication ;  caymanone ;  Consolidated Telecommunications Company ;  Milmex Systemy Komputerowe ;  Zephyr Communications
Partners include: ArrayComm BroadSoftFrance TelecomIntelNTTOracleQualcommSAICSanyo SharpTexas InstrumentsXilinx;  Always on Network;  Cadmus Technologies ;  ipNX ;  Rodopi Software;  TeleworX;  Zentek Technology Group

Rounds: 5
Recent fundings: Jul 2008   Jun 2005
Capital raised: 251.0M
Last Round: 51.0M
Ownership: Private  
VCs include: Banc of America SecuritiesMorgan Stanley Venture PartnersNeoCarta VenturesPresidio Venture Partners;  Daiwa Securities Group;  Daiwa Securities SMBC Principal Investments Co.;  Endeavour Investments;  India Knowledge Fund;  Ridgeway Capital Partners;  SBICAPS
Angels/other VCs: Bill Bradley (U.S. Senator);  Jim P. Manzi (Lotus);  Benjamin M. Rosen (Compaq)
Corporate investors: SanyoTemasek Holdings;  Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance;  Mizuho;  Sharp Electronics;  Zentek

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Record updated: Jan 2012
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1998
Rounds: 5
Recent fundings: Jul 2008   Jun 2005
Capital raised: 251.0M
Last Round: 51.0M
Ownership: Private