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Transmeta  (Stock symbol: TMTA ) Acquired by Novafora (2008 $ 255,600,000 )

2540 Mission College Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Arthur L. Swift (Transmeta Former President/CEO) William P. Tai (CRV General Partner) Robert V. Dickinson (California Micro Devices Former CEO) T. Peter Thomas (ATA Ventures Managing Director) Hugh Barnes (Transmeta Former President/COO) Murray A. Goldman (Motorola) Rick Timmins (Cisco Systems)
Former outside board: Mark AllenLarry R. Carter (Cisco Systems CFO);  Kevin Doren (Vulcan Capital);  Paul McNulty (Five Points Capital)

Business description: Transmeta Corporation develops and licenses innovative computing, microprocessor and semiconductor technologies and related intellectual property. Founded in 1995, Transmeta first became known for designing, developing and selling its highly efficient x86-compatible software-based microprocessors, which deliver a balance of low power consumption, high performance, low cost and small size suited for diverse computing platforms. We also develop advanced power management technologies for controlling leakage and increasing power efficiency in semiconductor and computing devices.
Customers include: AOLFujitsuGatewayHPOrion MultisystemsSONICblueSONY;  Sharp Systems;  SVA Group;  TransDominion Technologies;  Tsinghua Unisplendour Group;  Viglen
Partners include: ATI;  NEC Electronics

Rounds: 3
Capital raised: 108.4M
Ownership: Acquired by Novafora (2008 $ 255,600,000 )
Stock Symbol: TMTA
Corporate investors: AOLSamsungGatewayCompaqSony Strategic Venture Investment

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Record updated: Nov 2008
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1995
Headcount: 101-150 as of Feb 2007
Rounds: 3
Capital Raised: 108.4M
Ownership: Acquired by Novafora (2008 $ 255,600,000 )
Stock Symbol: TMTA