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DigitalPersona  Acquired by Cross Match (2014  amount undisclosed )

720 Bay Road #100
Redwood City, CA 94063
USA
(650)-474-4000
Website Company Summary Management Team
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Pierluigi Zappacosta (Noventi Venture Partner)
Advisory board: Yaser S. Abu-Mostafa (California Institute of Technology Professor of Electrical Engineering);  Pietro Perona (California Institute of Technology Professor of Electrical Engineering);  Tomaso Poggio (MIT Professor);  Salil Prabhakar (DigitalPersona) Serge Belongie (U.C. San Diego Assistant Professor)
Former outside board: Kim Davis (IDG Ventures Partners);  Alessandro Piol (Invesco Private Capital )
Company

Business description: DigitalPersona provides a line of user authentication hardware and software for mainstream computing. In addition to its flagship U.are.U line, the company also provides user authentication solutions for vertical markets, including Retail/POS, time and attendance, and access control. Our end-to-end system and component design allows us to achieve the optimal performance required to support mainstream applications for home and corporate users. Performance measures for these solutions include accuracy (FTE/FAR/FRR), speed, ease of use, system integrity (security) and low cost. The more you look, the more you will discover why U.are.U solutions have received more industry awards and accolades than anyone else.
Customers include: GatewayGTSIMicrosoftRite Aid;  Arby's;  BlueStar Energy Solutions ;  Cadillac Fairview;  Calif Commerce Bank;  Cargill;  Children’s Clinics ;  City of Glendale;  Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp. ;  Hooters Restaurants ;  KFC Restaurants ;  Mecosta County Medical Center ;  Pizza Hut Franchisee ;  Saratoga Hospital ;  Sutter Health/CPMC;  TelMex;  The Nord Center ;  the United Bankers' Bank;  U.S. Department of Defense;  Wendy’s® Franchisees ;  White Castle
Partners include: IBMIntelMicrosoftVeriSign;  CountMe;  Digital Dining;  Labcal ;  VeriStar;  Wincor Nixdorf
Capital

Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Apr 2004   May 1999
Capital raised: 40.0M
Last Round: 13.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Cross Match (2014  amount undisclosed )
Corporate investors: Intel Capital

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Overview
Record updated: Apr 2014
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 1996
Headcount: 51-75 as of Apr 2004
Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Apr 2004   May 1999
Capital Raised: 40.0M
Last Round: 13.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Cross Match (2014  amount undisclosed )