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Danger  (Stock symbol: DNGR ) Acquired by Microsoft (2008 $ 500,000,000 )

3101 Park Blvd.
Palo Alto, CA 94306
USA
(650)-289-5000
Website Company Summary Management Team
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Albert A. (Rocky) Pimentel (Glu Mobile CFO) Joanna Rees (VSP Capital Managing Director) Rick Gilbert (Kineto Wireless President/CEO) Greg Galenos (Mobius Venture Capital Managing Director) Jeff Brody (Redpoint Ventures Founding Partner) Eric Hippeau (SOFTBANK Capital Partners Managing Partner)
Advisory board: Mike Reed (GX Networks President);  John Cheuck (Apax-Globis & Partners);  Steve Wozniak (Apple Computer co- Founder)
Former outside board: Paul Madera (Meritech Capital Partners Managing Director) Andy Rubin (Redpoint Ventures Executive In Residence) Cole Brodman (T-Mobile USA)
Company

Business description: Danger, Inc. provides a complete solution that enables wireless carriers to offer innovative and affordable voice and data products to consumers over next-generation wireless networks. Today, this solution includes: the Hiptop™ Data Services Framework—a back-end service delivery infrastructure; the Hiptop™ Development Platform—a platform for the development of mobile applications using industry standard development tools; and the Hiptop™ Device Design—a hardware design for a wireless all-in-one device, customized and branded by wireless operators.
Partners include: America OnlineAOLBeatnikCableAndWirelessCommuniGate SystemsSEVEN NetworksSharpSun MicrosystemsTelstraT-Mobile Yahoo!;  Edge Wireless;  Enfora;  Filter Creative Group;  Microcell Solutions;  Sony BMG;  SunCom Wireless ;  Triton PCS
Capital

Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Nov 2006   Aug 2004
Capital raised: 142.3M
Last Round: 10.3M
Ownership: Acquired by Microsoft (2008 $ 500,000,000 ) Ipo Filing
Stock Symbol: DNGR
Corporate investors: Sharp ;  T-Mobile (Deutsche Telecom)

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Overview
Record updated: Jan 2011
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 2000
Headcount: 101-150 as of Aug 2004
Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Nov 2006   Aug 2004
Capital Raised: 142.3M
Last Round: 10.3M
Ownership: Acquired by Microsoft (2008 $ 500,000,000 ) Ipo Filing
Stock Symbol: DNGR