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MediaQ  Acquired by NVIDIA (2003 $ 70,000,000)

2975 San Ysidro Way
Santa Clara, CA 95051
USA
(408)-733-0800
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Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Ron Bernal (Cisco Systems) Steven Laub (Lattice Semiconductor President) James McElwee (Weston Presidio Capital);  Tom Peterson (El Dorado Ventures)
Company

Business description: MediaQ, Inc. develops highly integrated semiconductors and accompanying software that are focused on delivering the best visual experience on mobile handheld devices such as PDAs and mobile handsets. MediaQ's core technologies enhance visual display capabilities, improve connectivity, and minimize chip and system-level power consumption. The company enhances its semiconductor product offerings with a comprehensive set of software, including drivers for the major operating systems and APIs that minimize OEM product development time.
Customers include: Hitachi, Ltd.NECPanasonic;  JVC;  NTT DoCoMo
Partners include: eSoftIntelMicrosoftNECToshibaWind River Systems;  Coventive
Capital

Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: May 2002   Jul 2001
Capital raised: 58.9M
Last Round: 14.0M
Ownership: Acquired by NVIDIA (2003 $ 70,000,000)
VCs include: El Dorado VenturesInfineon VenturesWeston Presidio CapitalViVentures;  Summit Accelerator Fund
Corporate investors: Venture Law Group (Heller Ehrman)

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Overview
Record updated: Jan 2003
Sector: Semiconductor
Year Founded: 1997
Headcount: 26-50 as of Aug 1999
Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: May 2002   Jul 2001
Capital Raised: 58.9M
Last Round: 14.0M
Ownership: Acquired by NVIDIA (2003 $ 70,000,000)