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Spreadtrum Communications  (Stock symbol: SPRD )

San Diego, CA
USA
Website Company Summary Management Team
Management

President/COO/Operations: Ping Wu
Finance: David S. Wu (6/3/2009)
Former Employees: Lon Christensen Pattie Chiang
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Scott D. Sandell (NEA) Lon Christensen ( CTO)
Former outside board: Joo Hock Chua (Vertex Ventures Managing Director)
Company

Business description: Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. is a fabless semiconductor company that develops baseband and RF processor solutions for the wireless communications market. Spreadtrum combines its semiconductor design expertise with software development capabilities to deliver highly integrated baseband processors with robust multimedia functionality and power management. Spreadtrum has developed solutions based on an open development platform, enabling its customers to develop customized wireless solutions that are feature-rich, while meeting their cost and time-to-market requirements, for a variety of markets. In addition, Spreadtrum also develops AVS audio/video decoder chip solutions for the broadcast television market.
Partners include: ARMCEVAIntelLitePoint Wireless DesignLSIMicrosoftSilicon LaboratoriesTSMC;  3GPP;  Dolphin Integration;  ETSI;  Express Logic;  GSM;  MTT;  Nazomi;  Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing ;  ZTE
Capital

Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Oct 2006   Jun 2004
Capital raised: 45.2M
Last Round: 10.0M
Ownership: Public  
Stock Symbol: SPRD
VCs include: NEAVertexPacific Venture Group;  Fortune Venture Investment Fund;  Legend Capital
Corporate investors: Intel;  HuaHong International

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Overview
Record updated: Feb 2011
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 2001
Headcount: 201-300 as of Jun 2004
Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Oct 2006   Jun 2004
Capital Raised: 45.2M
Last Round: 10.0M
Ownership: Public  
Stock Symbol: SPRD