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Veridicom  Acquired by Alpha Virtual (2003)

1244 Reamwood Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Website Company Summary Management Team

Finance: Robert E. Bylin
Technology: Roger Brandt (2000)
Sales/Marketing: Nasir Karamat
Not listed on the website: (May no longer be at the company) Bob Derby*

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Lucio L. Lanza (U.S. Venture Partners) Thomas L. Rosch (AT&T Ventures) Stephen J. Socolof (Lucent Technologies);  Kevin Vitale (Encanto Networks)
Advisory board: Arun Netravali (Bell Laboratories)

Business description: Veridicom Inc. is a leader in fingerprint-based biometric security solutions that assure people's personal identities through digital recognition. Veridicom was created to take its state-of-the-art patented fingerprint sensor and algorithm technologies and turn them into solutions for biometric personal authentication. Our solutions provide a personal authentication tool based on individual fingerprints that only the user carries. They provide dramatically stronger security and peace of mind than mere passwords or PIN numbers. And this operates with a just-press-here simplicity.
Customers include: ACERHPIBMNECToshiba
Partners include: ACERNECXcert International;  3GI;  BioNetrix;  Saflink

Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Mar 2002   Oct 1999
Capital raised: 38.1M
Ownership: Acquired by Alpha Virtual (2003)
Corporate investors: Intel Capital;  Seiko Instruments;  GE CapitalLucent Venture Partners;  Bell Labs

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Sector: Software
Year Founded: 1997
Headcount: 11-25 as of Apr 1999
Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Mar 2002   Oct 1999
Capital Raised: 38.1M
Ownership: Acquired by Alpha Virtual (2003)