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Syndeo  Acquired by Macadamian (2000)

695 Campbell Technology Parkway
Campbell, CA 95008
Website Company Summary Management Team

CEO: John Vaughan (1/03)
Sales/Marketing: Dan Donnelly
Not listed on the website: (May no longer be at the company) Terry Coss*

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Ronald A. Abelmann (Cyberstate University);  Francois Laflamme (I.U.GO Ventures);  Louis A. Toth (Comcast Interactive Capital) David Van Valkenburg (Balfour Associates Chairman);  John Walecka (Redpoint Ventures)
Former outside board: Richard T. Liebhaber (MCI CTO)

Business description: Syndeo Corporation is a communications software company founded in 1999 to empower broadband service providers across the globe to overcome the challenges and fully realize the potential of the next-generation converged network. Syndeo's product is the first ever to successfully combine PSTN reliability, scalability, and performance with multiprotocol mediation, a primary line architecture, revenue-generating CLASS features, and open standards APIs. The company's name comes from the Greek word syndein, meaning the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made. The Syion 426 CLASS 5 Local Exhange Platform -- a multiservice software system that lets carriers deliver next-generation telephony and multimedia applications to any phone or IP-enabled terminal. This CLASS 5 Local Exchange Platform is the only product to combine broadband CLASS 5, local exchange features with a carrier-grade, multiprotocol mediation platform, a robust, primary line architecture, and open standards APIs.
Customers include: CommPartners;  Competisys

Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Apr 2002   Mar 2000
Capital raised: 98.0M
Last Round: 75.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Macadamian (2000)
VCs include: Brentwood Venture CapitalMeritech Capital PartnersPresidio Venture PartnersRedpoint VenturesThomas Weisel Venture PartnersWK Technology Fund;  YAS Broadband Ventures;  Invemed Fund;  IUGO Ventures;  Critical Mass Ventures
Corporate investors: Intel CapitalCox CommunicationsScientific-AtlantaAOL Time WarnerRogersSun Microsystems;  Comcast Interactive

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Record updated: Jul 2005
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1999
Headcount: 76-100 as of Jul 2002
Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Apr 2002   Mar 2000
Capital Raised: 98.0M
Last Round: 75.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Macadamian (2000)