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Acuson  Acquired by Siemens (2000 $ 700,000,000)

1220 Charleston Road
Mountain View, CA 94039
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Tom Perkins (Kleiner Perkins)

Business description: Acuson Corporation designs and manufactures high-performance systems that generate, display, archive and retrieve medical diagnostic ultrasound images. The company also provides service on the systems sold in the North America and in the countries where Acuson has international subsidiaries. The products of the company are designed on different platforms: sequoia ultrasound, aspen ultrasound, 128XP ultrasound. Other products of the company include picture archiving and communication system products. These are sold to hospitals, clinics, private and governmental institutions and healthcare agencies and doctors' offices.
Partners include: Kaiser Permanente

Ownership: Acquired by Siemens (2000 $ 700,000,000)
VCs include: Mayfield FundSequoia Capital

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Record updated: Aug 2000
Sector: Medical
Year Founded: 1981
Headcount: 1601-2000 as of Aug 2000
Ownership: Acquired by Siemens (2000 $ 700,000,000)