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Akros Silicon  Acquired by Kinetic Technologies (2015  amount undisclosed )

6399 San Ignacio Avenue, Suite 250
San Jose, CA 95119
408-746-9000 x100
Website Company Summary Management Team

CEO: Elie Antoun (2/28/2013)
President/COO/Operations: J .Francois Crepin
Technology: John Camagna ; Fred Greenfeld (5/16/2014)
Sales/Marketing: Faisal Ahmad ; Pete Klessel

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Pascal N. Levensohn (Levensohn Venture Partners Managing Partner) Syrus P. Madavi (Viavi Solutions Former President/CEO) Christopher J. Rust (U.S. Venture Partners General Partner) Nelson C. Chan (Magellan Former CEO) Marc van den Berg (Technology Partners General Partner)
Advisory board: Irwin Federman (U.S. Venture Partners General Partner) Stephen K. Reale (Levensohn Venture Partners General Partner)

Business description: Akros–the Greek word for “edge”–embodies our commitment to bringing leading edge innovations to green power and energy management ICs. Company web page image - 0709Akros Silicon is a provider of leading edge power management ICs that offer superior efficiency performance and advanced features to facilitate remote and intelligent network-based energy management. Our solutions help manufacturers of electronic equipment create more efficient and advanced products at reduced costs, while enabling end users the ability to reduce energy usage. Akros’ breakthrough and proprietary GreenEdge(TM) digital isolation technology enables unprecedented integration by eliminating the traditional isolation barrier to create a Power System-on-a-Chip (Power SoC) solution. Each SoC replaces “bag of chips” designs with flexible and efficient platform solutions that shrink the design footprint and lower the bill-of-material costs—all while delivering enhanced end-to-end system capability. Akros’ solutions are used in a wide-range of equipments that benefit from superior energy efficiency, intelligent power management, network-based energy management and diagnostics, high-voltage/ground loop isolation and EMC protection. These include direct-line or Ethernet-powered (PoE) appliances like VoIP phones, wireless LAN access points, WiMax CPEs, residential gateways, IP and analog surveillance cameras, thin client computers, industrial, automotive and medical equipment.

Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings: Nov 2012   Mar 2012
Capital raised: 13.0M
Last Round: 11.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Kinetic Technologies (2015  amount undisclosed )

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Record updated: Sep 2015
Sector: Semiconductor
Year Founded: 2008
Headcount: 11-25
Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings: Nov 2012   Mar 2012
Capital Raised: 13.0M
Last Round: 11.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Kinetic Technologies (2015  amount undisclosed )