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
Search
ACQUIRED COMPANY
 
My Lists

Mobilygen  Acquired by Maxim Integrated Products (2008  amount undisclosed )

2900 Lakeside Drive #100
Santa Clara, CA 95054
USA
(408)-869-4000
Website Company Summary Management Team
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Elie Antoun (Genesis Microchip President/CEO) Brian Melton (Lehman Brothers Venture Partners) Joseph Perl (Mobilygen Executive Chairman) Jeff Brody (Redpoint Ventures) Russell Siegelman (Kleiner Perkins)
Advisory board: Bernd Girod (Stanford University Professor of Electrical Engineering) Andy Bechtolsheim (Network Systems Chief Architect)
Company

Business description: Mobilygen is a privately held fabless semiconductor company that develops low power, multiple standard, low cost video compression ICs for consumer electronics and communications manufacturers. Mobilygen invented an architecture that simultaneously reduces power and die size, and delivers the flexibility to support multiple standards. With one patent granted and several more pending, Mobilygen is well positioned in the video compression market. Able to support H.264, Windows Media 9, MPEG 2 and MPEG 4 without increasing die size or price, allows Mobilygen’s customers to develop products, ranging from: Set Top boxes, Portable Media Players, Camcorders to DVD Players.
Partners include: Genesis Microchip
Capital

Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Dec 2007   Mar 2006
Capital raised: 49.0M
Last Round: 20.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Maxim Integrated Products (2008  amount undisclosed )
Angels/other VCs: Andy Bechtolsheim (Network Systems)

Last Tweets


 

Last Mentions


Overview
Record updated: Oct 2008
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 1994
Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Dec 2007   Mar 2006
Capital Raised: 49.0M
Last Round: 20.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Maxim Integrated Products (2008  amount undisclosed )