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Ecrio

20450 Stevens Creek Blvd. #250
Cupertino, CA 95014
USA
(408)-366-7900
Website Company Summary Management Team
Management

CEO: Tad Bogdan (5/10/2010)
Finance: Lina Martin (2001)
Technology: KrishnaKumar Narayanan (1999) ; Michael Grubbs (7/31/2008)
Business Development: Michel Gannage
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Tom Okada (Azingo EVP) Nagesh Challa (MoBeam COO & Chairman) Giacomo Marini (Cirlab) Hide Tanigami (Marubun USA CEO) Michel Wendell (Nexit Ventures)
Former outside board: Patrice Peyret (Nexit Ventures Venture Partner) Nobu Kumagai (JAIC Ventures Sr. Venture Investment Officer)
Company

Business description: Ecrio offers compact mobile handset software, infrastructure server software, and applications for voice, messaging, m-commerce, enterprise, and entertaiment solutions.  Ecrio's solutions are device and network agnostic, and they support the exchange of all AllMedia™ content — text, images, documents, drawings, audio, video, documents, and voice— between numerous mobile devices, applications and networks. Ecrio provides wireless carriers, portals, service providers, and corporations a family of rich communication services, mobile commerce, and corporate applications, including Instant Voice Communication, Instant and AllMedia™ Messaging, Mobile community-oriented Entertainment, and Mobile Commerce. These solutions enable the messaging of All Media™ - text, drawings, handwritten notes, images, digital pictures, audio, video, and animation - to and from a broad range of wireless and desktop appliances over the world's 2G, 2.5G, and 3G networks, including GSM, CDMA, TDMA, GPRS, and UMTS.
Customers include: docomoEricssonFujitsuHTCLGLucent TechnologiesMatsushitaMotorolaNECOrangePanasonicSamsungSharpSiemensSK Telecom VerizonVisa;  Alcatel-luc;  ASUSTeK ;  Mitsubishi Electric;  NTT DoCoMo ;  Pantech;  Rim;  Seiko Systems;  Teleca
Partners include: BEA SystemsEricssonInfineonLucent TechnologiesMentor Graphics Mobile 365NokiaOraclePalmPersistent Systems SiemensSun MicrosystemsSymbianTexas InstrumentsUnwired Planet;  Altair Semiconductor ;  Comneon;  Logica Mobile Networks;  Morpho ;  Octave Communications;  PAM Forum;  Seiko Instruments;  Spectel;  Zero Gravity
Capital

Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Sep 2007   Apr 2007
Capital raised: 48.5M
Last Round: 24.0M
Ownership: Private  
VCs include: Diamond Capital CSK Venture Capital NoventiNexit Ventures;  The John Nuveen Company;  Cypress Ventures;  Noventi/CIR Ventures
Angels/other VCs: Giacomo Marini (CIR Ventures / Cypress Ventures);  Hide Tanigami (Marubun USA);  Michel Wendell (Nexit Ventures)
Corporate investors: NTT DoCoMo ;  Aplix;  Visa ;  CDB WEB Tech;  Cirlab!;  DFJ JAIC

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Overview
Record updated: Apr 2012
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1998
Headcount: 11-25 as of Sep 2007
Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Sep 2007   Apr 2007
Capital Raised: 48.5M
Last Round: 24.0M
Ownership: Private