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Silicon Storage Technology  (Stock symbol: SSTI ) Acquired by Microchip Technology (2010 $ 284,000,000)

1171 Sonora Court
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Ronald Chwang (iD Ventures America CEO/Chairman) Terry Nickerson (ATI Technologies Former CFO) Y. W. Yang (HP Former CTO)
Former outside board: Yasushi Chikagami (Arise Group Chairman) Michael Hsu (Sky Capital Partners);  Tsuyoshi Taira (Sanyo Semiconductor Chairman)

Business description: SST designs, manufactures and markets a diversified range of nonvolatile memory solutions, based on proprietary, patented SuperFlash technology, for high volume applications in the digital consumer, networking, wireless communications and internet computing markets. SST's product families include high functionality flash memory components, flash mass storage products and 8-bit microcontrollers with on-chip flash memory. SST also offers its SuperFlash technology for embedded applications through its world-class manufacturing partners and technology licensees IBM, Motorola, National Semiconductor, NEC Corporation, Oki Electric Industry Co. Ltd., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., SANYO Electric Co., Ltd., Seiko Epson Corp., Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSMC) and Winbond Electronics Corp. TSMC offers SuperFlash under its trademark Emb-FLASH.
Customers include: AppleSega of America;  Mitac;  Nanotech;  Quantum Design
Partners include: Analog Devices Bell MicroproductsSanyoToshiba;  Farnell;  Powerchip Semiconductor

Ownership: Acquired by Microchip Technology (2010 $ 284,000,000)
Stock Symbol: SSTI
VCs include: Genesis Partners;  First Taiwan Venture Capital

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Record updated: Jan 2010
Sector: Semiconductor
Year Founded: 1989
Headcount: 401-500 as of May 2002
Ownership: Acquired by Microchip Technology (2010 $ 284,000,000)
Stock Symbol: SSTI