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Bytemobile  Acquired by Citrix (2012 $ 405,000,000 )

2860 De La Cruz Blvd. 2nd Floor
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Website Company Summary Management Team

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Roderick K. Randall (Vesbridge Partners Sr. Managing Director) Mark McAndrews (Ericsson Venture Partners Principal) Kevin Harvey (Benchmark General Partner)
Advisory board: Frederic Veyssiere (Innovacom Venture Capital General Partner)
Former outside board: Woody Marshall (Trident Capital Managing Director) Mike Farmwald (Rambus Founder) Sam Ginn (AirTouch CEO);  Manoj Goel (Mobilspan);  Craig McCaw (McCaw Cellular);  Nicholas Mitsakos (InterVu)

Business description: At Bytemobile we have a dual mission. For mobile operators, ISPs, enterprises, and other service providers worldwide, we enable deployment of true high-value solutions offering rapid payback, impressive ROI, and increased customer satisfaction. For end users everywhere, we help ensure pure, optimized access to the applications they already own over the networks they already use. To achieve this, we create and supply a range of unique tools, software products, and services, all built on the advanced proprietary platform and algorithms of our industry-leading Macara Dynamic Optimization Technology. Data—mobile or otherwise—is all about access. And pure, optimized data access is all about freedom and flexibility. Unencumbered. Always on. Anywhere. It is the killer app. It’s also where Bytemobile and Macara Dynamic Optimization Technology excel.
Customers include: CingularNextel Communications;  Cellular One Bermuda;  Connex Romania;  MetroPCS Wireless ;  Orange Denmark;  Orange Romania ;  Orange UK;  Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa ;  SaskTel Mobility;  Southern LINC;  Sprint PCS;  T-Mobile UK;  U.S. Cellular;  Vodafone
Partners include: Access{1} Agilent TechnologiesEricssonMotorolaSprintSun MicrosystemsSymbianVodafone;  Alice Systems;  Citrix and Bytemobile Partner to Develop Scalable Solutions ;  Foehn;  Openet and Bytemobile Partner for Smarter, More Personalized ;  Southern LINC

Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Dec 2010   Nov 2004
Capital raised: 59.7M
Last Round: 2.7M
Ownership: Acquired by Citrix (2012 $ 405,000,000 )
Angels/other VCs: Sam Ginn (Air Touch);  Manoj Goel (MobileSpan)
Corporate investors: Ericsson

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Record updated: Feb 2013
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 2000
Headcount: 301-400 as of Jun 2012
Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Dec 2010   Nov 2004
Capital Raised: 59.7M
Last Round: 2.7M
Ownership: Acquired by Citrix (2012 $ 405,000,000 )