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Triscend  Acquired by Xilinx (2004 $ 26,000,000)

301 N. Whisman Road
Mountain View, CA 94043
Website Company Summary Management Team

CEO: Reynette Au (10/02)
President/COO/Operations: Jim Wurm (2003)
Finance: Thomas Nicoletti
Technology: Danny Tavana (2003)
Sales/Marketing: Al Carlson; Brian McDonnell

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) George Lauro (Wasserstein Perella & Co.);  Stephen Li (WK Technology)

Business description: Triscend is the leading provider of field Configurable System-on-Chip devices and Customizable Microcontrollers. The company is a fabless semiconductor business that designs, develops and supplies hardware and software solutions for configurable system-on-chip products. Triscend's CSoC technology unites -- on a single semiconductor device -- all the fundamental building blocks necessary for instantly creating a customizable platform for applications that face intense time-to-market pressure. Triscend's solutions, which can be modified in the field, are ideal for applications that require cost-effective product derivatives to meet changing market specifications.
Customers include: Cisco SystemsPhotonic DevicesThree-Five Systems;  Datum;  HyperEdge;  Nystrom Computer Engineering
Partners include: ARMCadence Design SystemsHitachi, Ltd.SharpSynopsysSynopsysSynplicityToolwireUMCWind River Systems;  insyte;  Keil Software;  Keil Software;  Simplicity;  SoC Solutions;  SoC Solutions

Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings:    Apr 2001
Capital raised: 70.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Xilinx (2004 $ 26,000,000)
VCs include: Vulcan CapitalBerkeley International CapitalWK Technology Fund;  Wasserstein PerellaAndCo.;  MG Capital Management;  M.G. Capital

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Sector: Semiconductor
Year Founded: 1997
Headcount: 26-50 as of Jan 2004
Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings:    Apr 2001
Capital Raised: 70.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Xilinx (2004 $ 26,000,000)