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Octel Communications  (Stock symbol: OCTL ) Acquired by Lucent Technologies (1997 $ 1,800,000,000)

1001 Murphy Ranch Road
Milpitas, CA 95035
USA
(408)-321-2000
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Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) John Freidenrich (Bay Partners);  Robert C. Hawk (US West);  Alan Kessman (ISOETEC Communications);  Dag Tellefsen (Glenwood Ventures);  Eric Young (Canaan Partners)
Company

Business description: Octgel Communications designs, manufacture, markets, voice processing systems sold primarily to large corporate customers and providers of voice information systems.
Customers include: GEHPPepsi;  McDonalds;  Prudential
Partners include: HPMicrosoft
Capital

Rounds: 4
Capital raised: 19.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Lucent Technologies (1997 $ 1,800,000,000)
Stock Symbol: OCTL
Angels/other VCs: Alan Kessman (Isotec);  Jim McDivitt (NASA)
Corporate investors: HP

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Overview
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1981
Headcount: 2001-3000
Rounds: 4
Capital Raised: 19.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Lucent Technologies (1997 $ 1,800,000,000)
Stock Symbol: OCTL