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Sequence Design  Acquired by Apache Design Solutions (2009  amount undisclosed )

2645 Zanker Road
San Jose, CA 95134
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Adam Kablanian (Virage Logic President/CEO);  Steven P. Bird (Focus Ventures) Gretchen Knoell (Lake Street Capital co-Founder)
Advisory board: Jeff Barman (GM Capital)
Former outside board: Barry Fidelman (Accomplice{1});  Richard Finigan (PADS Software CEO);  David Lane (Alpine Technology Ventures) H. Dubose Montgomery (Menlo Ventures);  James Picciano (IBM Division GM);  Andrew S. Rappaport (August Capital) Alan E. Ross (Rockwell International)

Business description: Sequence Design, the SoC Design Closure CompanySM, enables system-on-chip designers to bring higher-performance and lower-power integrated circuits quickly to fabrication. Sequence's physical design software and solutions give its more than 100 customers the competitive advantage they need to excel in aggressive technology markets, despite demanding complexity and time-to-market issues of sub-180 nanometer designs.
Customers include: Applied Micro CircuitsARMBroadcomEricssonFujitsuFyreStorm Genesis Microchip IBMJuniper NetworksLSIMatsushitaMotorolaNECNokiaNortel NetworksNVIDIASONYSun MicrosystemsTeradiant NetworksToshiba;  Renesas Technology;  Transwitch and Vitesse Semiconductor
Partners include: Artisan ComponentsCadence Design SystemsFocus VenturesIBMLSIMagma Design AutomationMentor GraphicsMonterey Design SystemsNECNumerical Technologies;  D'gipro Design AutomationAndMarketing;  DongbuAnam Semiconductor

Rounds: 7
Recent Fundings: Mar 2007   Dec 2005
Capital raised: 74.5M
Last Round: 3.1M
Ownership: Acquired by Apache Design Solutions (2009  amount undisclosed )
VCs include: Alpine Technology VenturesAccomplice{1}Focus VenturesInstitutional Venture PartnersSkywood VenturesVenGlobal CapitalSigma PartnersSofinnova InvestmentsMenlo Ventures;  Lake Street Capital;  First Plaza;  Performance Equity Management
Corporate investors: LSIIntel Capital;  General Motors Investment Management

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Record updated: Sep 2009
Sector: Semiconductor
Year Founded: 2000
Headcount: 26-50 as of Jan 1999
Rounds: 7
Recent Fundings: Mar 2007   Dec 2005
Capital Raised: 74.5M
Last Round: 3.1M
Ownership: Acquired by Apache Design Solutions (2009  amount undisclosed )