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PointCast  Acquired by Idealab (1999 $ 7,000,000)

501 Macara Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
USA
(408)-990-7000
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Business description: PointCast is a personalized information services software (stock reports, weather, etc).
Customers include: HPNational Semiconductor;  Knight Ridder
Partners include: Knight Ridder
Capital

Rounds: 6
Capital raised: 86.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Idealab (1999 $ 7,000,000)
Angels/other VCs: Sanford R Climan (Signature Resorts);  Charles Geshke (Adobe)
Corporate investors: Netscape CommunicationsNBC;  Readers Digest;  GE Equity

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Overview
Record updated: May 1999
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 1992
Headcount: 201-300 as of May 1999
Rounds: 6
Capital Raised: 86.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Idealab (1999 $ 7,000,000)