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PlaceWare  (Stock symbol: PLCW ) Acquired by Microsoft (2003 $ 200,000,000)

295 North San Bernardo Avenue
Mountain View, CA 94043
USA
(650)-526-6100
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Business description: PlaceWare is the leading provider of web conferencing services that enable businesses to conduct real-time, interactive presentations and meetings over the Internet. With PlaceWare's hosted meeting services or high touch event services, business professionals can meet with more people in less time through sharing and exchanging information in real-time with anyone around the world using only a web browser and a phone. PlaceWare offers a complete family of services that can accommodate business needs for small collaborative meetings to large online events with up to 2,500 participants.
Customers include: Cisco SystemsHPIntelMotorolaSun Microsystems
Partners include: 2Bridge SoftwareAutodeskBritish TelecomCisco SystemsComputer AssociatesCorioGTEHPMagnifiPlumtree SoftwareRivioSaba Software;  BlueDot.com;  ComLinx;  KnowledgeNet;  MCIWorldcom;  Merrimac;  SK Network
Capital

Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings:    Dec 2001
Capital raised: 99.2M
Ownership: Acquired by Microsoft (2003 $ 200,000,000)
Stock Symbol: PLCW
Corporate investors: HP;  Government of Singapore;  Xerox

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Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 1996
Headcount: 76-100 as of Dec 1998
Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings:    Dec 2001
Capital Raised: 99.2M
Ownership: Acquired by Microsoft (2003 $ 200,000,000)
Stock Symbol: PLCW