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Tropian  Acquired by Panasonic Corporation of North America (2006 )

20813 Stevens Creek Blvd #150
Cupertino, CA 95014
USA
(408)-865-1300
Website Company Summary Management Team
Management

CEO: Tim Unger (12/04)
Technology: Gary Do (2000)
Sales/Marketing: Adrian Woolley
General Counsel/Legal: Davis Gilmer
Not listed on the website: (May no longer be at the company) Michael Kinser*;  Murray Vince*;  Steve Knowles*
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Robert Berner (Rogers AT&T);  Bob Hoff (Crosspoint Venture Partners);  Terry Holdt (S3 CEO);  Russ Irwin (Convergence Partners);  Roderick Nelson (AT&T CTO);  Andrew Nevin (Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity)
Advisory board: Cam Coursey (Cingular Wireless)
Company

Business description: Tropian is a fabless semiconductor company involved in the design, development and manufacturing of multi-mode, multi-band devices enabling implementation of 1G (analog voice), 2G (digital voice), 2.5G and 3G (digital voice and high-speed data) wireless standards in a single RF chipset. Tropian's products are based on its patented Polar Impact™ technology, a digital non-linear, polar modulation platform that enables multi-mode capability in wireless handsets and base stations. Polar Impact™ allows Tropian's ICs to offer dramatic improvements in system performance, cost, manufacturability, and reliability.
Partners include: Agilent TechnologiesOracle
Capital

Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Nov 2005   Oct 2001
Capital raised: 83.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Panasonic Corporation of North America (2006 )

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Overview
Record updated: Apr 2006
Sector: Semiconductor
Headcount: 51-75 as of Dec 2005
Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Nov 2005   Oct 2001
Capital Raised: 83.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Panasonic Corporation of North America (2006 )