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Wink Communications  (Stock symbol: WINK ) Acquired by OpenTV (2002 $ 103,000,000 )

1001 Marina Village Parkway #100
Alameda, CA 94501
Website Company Summary Management Team

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Jeff Coats (GE Capital);  Bruce Dunlevie (Benchmark) Lawton Fitt (Goldman Sachs);  William Schleyer (Media One);  Hank Yamamoto (Toshiba)

Business description: Wink Communications develops software to enable interactivity over widely distributed, low cost consumer devices like cable, satalitte, and wireless cable set top devices.
Customers include: NBCPanasonicSONYToshiba;  JVC;  TCI
Partners include: CNN.comComcastDirecTVNBCNext Level CommunicationsSONYTime WarnerToshibaToshiba;  JVC;  NHK;  NTandT;  TCI Cable

Rounds: 4
Capital raised: 37.7M
Ownership: Acquired by OpenTV (2002 $ 103,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: WINK
Angels/other VCs: Paul G Allen (Vulcan Ventures)
Corporate investors: MicrosoftToshibaScientific-Atlanta;  General Instruments;  GE Capital;  Hidetaka

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Sector: Software
Year Founded: 1994
Headcount: 101-150 as of Mar 2002
Rounds: 4
Capital Raised: 37.7M
Ownership: Acquired by OpenTV (2002 $ 103,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: WINK