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PlanetWeb  Acquired by Monotype Imaging (2009  amount undisclosed )

303 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 600
Redwood Shores, CA 94065
USA
(650)-551-5500
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Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Brian Dougherty (Wink Communications Founder);  Kamran Elahian (PlanetWeb)
Company

Business description: PlanetWeb's exclusive suite of products is designed to enhance consumer electronics devices in the living room and delight consumers both on and offline. We are working with our industry-leading customers and partners to make the promise of next-generation home entertainment systems a reality for consumers today. Planetweb is making the promise of next-generation home entertainment systems a reality for consumers today. We design with the mass-market consumer in mind, delivering the digital technologies they love on the devices they already buy and use, from DVD players to Video game consoles. With our applications embedded in their favorite entertainment systems, consumers can share their digital photos or view the enhanced content on the latest DVD movie release, all from the comfort of their living room. Planetweb products are also designed to be quick, easy and cost-effective for manufacturers to implement, and can be customized and ported to any hardware, even those without an operating system. Our downloadable files require Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Customers include: 8x8LSIMitsuiAndCo.SamsungSega of AmericaSharpToshibaZiLOG;  Philips Semiconductor
Partners include: About.comAdForceAmazonC-Cube MicrosystemsCirrus LogicEarthLinkEngageHPiSyndicateKodakLSINational SemiconductorNetflixPanasonicRicohRSA Data SecuritySega of AmericaSun MicrosystemsToshibaZoran;  @Nifty;  CD Now;  Epson America;  Micronas ;  Philips Semiconductor;  SoftConnex
Capital

Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings:    Mar 2001
Capital raised: 63.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Monotype Imaging (2009  amount undisclosed )
Corporate investors: Siemens Venture CapitalToshiba;  Mustang Ventures;  Sega of AmericaInfineon Technologies;  National Semiconductor

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Overview
Record updated: Aug 2007
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 1996
Headcount: 51-75 as of Dec 2002
Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings:    Mar 2001
Capital Raised: 63.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Monotype Imaging (2009  amount undisclosed )