Link Silicon Valley
The fastest way to connect to the people, companies and capital of Silicon Valley
Free 30 Day Trial Account
Sign Up | Log In
My Lists

Massana  Acquired by Agere Systems (2003)

2901 Tasman Drive #106
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Website Company Summary Management Team

General Management: Brian Murray
Finance: Sarah Gallen
Sales/Marketing: Wiren Perera ; Alex Liao
Former Employees: Brendan O'Flaherty Irving Gold


Business description: Massana is an innovator of smart math in silicon solutions for broadband digital communications. A fabless semiconductor company, Massana combines its proprietary methodologies and custom signal processing architectures to take complex mathematics to silicon. By applying this unique approach, Massana provides customers with a new level of broadband capability to meet the exploding demand for bandwidth. Massana is initially focused on the exploding gigabit Ethernet market with solutions for the switch/router, server and desktop network interface card (NIC), network attached storage (NAS) and storage area network (SAN) markets.
Partners include: ADMtek and F3 on Reference Designs;  Realtek;  Tamarack;  Via Technology

Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings:    Oct 2000
Capital raised: 23.5M
Ownership: Acquired by Agere Systems (2003)
VCs include: Icon VenturesRobertson StephensACT Venture CapitalVision Capital;  Kleinwort Benson

Last Tweets


Last Mentions

Record updated: Feb 2003
Sector: Storage
Year Founded: 1996
Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings:    Oct 2000
Capital Raised: 23.5M
Ownership: Acquired by Agere Systems (2003)