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Airgo Networks  Acquired by Qualcomm (2006  amount undisclosed )

900 Astradero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
USA
(650)-475-1900
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Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Jeffrey Allen (NetApp Former CFO);  Bob Wall (On Point Developments President);  G. Carl Everett (Accel Partner) Bandel L. Carano (Oak Investment Partners);  Stephen Dow (Sevin Rosen Funds);  J. Peter Wagner (Accel) Charles P. Waite (OVP Venture Partners)
Former outside board: Tyrone F. Pike (VPNx.com CEO)
Company

Business description: Airgo Networks, Inc. develops breakthrough technology and Wireless LAN products that enable mainstream adoption and new applications by vastly improving the quality and convenience of the Wireless LAN user experience. Airgo’s networking solutions, based on the IEEE 802.11 standard (also known as Wi-Fi), reduce the cost of ownership for WLAN and remove limitations of today’s WLAN products. Airgo’s technology gives users secure, easy-to-use, standards-compliant WLAN capability that works in both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands. The breakthrough wireless technology provides performance for even the most bandwidth-intensive applications -- truly eliminating the need for wires at home, at work, and in public places.
Customers include: Cavium Samsung SOHOware;  Askey;  Planex;  Taiyo Yuden
Partners include: Asus NETGEAR SamsungSOHOwareSTMicroelectronics ;  Askey Computer;  Belkin;  Buffalo Technology ;  Gemtek Technology;  Linksys;  Planex Communications;  TAYO YUDEN
Capital

Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Mar 2006   Jun 2005
Capital raised: 144.0M
Last Round: 20.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Qualcomm (2006  amount undisclosed )

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Overview
Record updated: May 2006
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 2000
Headcount: 151-200 as of Feb 2006
Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Mar 2006   Jun 2005
Capital Raised: 144.0M
Last Round: 20.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Qualcomm (2006  amount undisclosed )