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2Wire  Acquired by Pace PLC (2010 $ 475,000,000 )

1704 Automation Parkway
San Jose, CA 95131
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Krish A Prabhu (Tellabs President/CEO) Mel Meskin (Verizon Former CFO) Basil H Alwan (TiMetra Networks President/CEO) John Donovan (VeriSign EVP Sales & Service) Andres Vazquez Del Mercado (Telmex VP Corporate Development) Brian L Hinman (2Wire Former President/CEO) Will Griffith (TCV General Partner)

Business description: A pioneer in broadband networking, 2Wire is dedicated to developing integrated solutions to deliver broadband service and content throughout the home or small office. Built upon the company's core expertise and continued innovation in software and hardware, 2Wire products enable home and small business users to fully leverage the benefits of broadband. In addition, 2Wire solutions offer service providers with a flexible platform to deliver and manage feature-rich Internet, telephony, entertainment, and other enhanced broadband application services.
Customers include: Brasil Telecom ;  BT Openworld;  Puerto Rico Telephone ;  Verizon Dominicana
Partners include: Alcatel BellSouthCenturyTelCopper Mountain NetworksCopperComDellEarthLinkeMotion Jetstream CommunicationsMetaSwitchOffice DepotRosum SBCSharp Telenor Time WarnerTollBridge TechnologiesVerizon;  Beseq;  Bhinneka;  BT Openworld;  D-Link Systems ;  Embarq;  General Bandwidth;  Puerto Rico Telephone ;  Qwest Communications International;  Radio Shack;  SaskTel ;  SingNet ;  Smart City Telecom;  TelMex

Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Dec 2005   Dec 2002
Capital raised: 199.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Pace PLC (2010 $ 475,000,000 )
VCs include: AccelDCM VenturesInvesco Private CapitalMeritech Capital PartnersOak Investment PartnersTCVVenrock Associates;  Shell Internet Ventures;  Weber Capital Management;  Pilgrim BaxterAndAssociates;  GGV CapitalWhitman Capital
Corporate investors: ATandTDell Ventures;  Telefonos de Mexico;  Alcatel EarthLinkBellSouth

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Record updated: Jul 2010
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1998
Headcount: 501-600 as of Oct 2006
Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Dec 2005   Dec 2002
Capital Raised: 199.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Pace PLC (2010 $ 475,000,000 )