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950 Kifer Road
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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Management: Jeff Twombly (VP Sales)
Outside board: Kristen Hughes (Morgan Stanley Venture Partners);  Dick Koeltl (Sierra Semiconductor President);  John Payne (Rendition Graphics President)

Business description: Fast-Chip is a fabless semiconductor company delivering communication processing ICs that enable the deployment of premium, billable services for network OEMs. Fast-Chip’s high performance PolicyEdgeTM Services Processor offers: A single chip device with the industry’s best price/performance metrics; Fast Time-to-Market with simple, yet powerful table-driven programming model; Flexibility for ASIC, NPU and CPU implementations of box, blade and line cards. With its robust classification, flexible editing and built-in policing, PolicyEdge provides new services for intelligent transport equipment by complementing LAN switch devices, existing ASICs, traffic managers and increasing headroom for NPUs. RouteExpandTM device extends PolicyEdge’s database to millions of entries across up to 128,000 tables providing higher performance with significantly lower cost, power and footprint metrics than comparable CAM-based solutions. PolicyEdge’s multifunction I/O, interface gluelessly with complementary network processing elements available from Azanda, Broadcom, IBM, Intel, Motorola, PMC, Vitesse, Zettacom and other
Customers include: Avant!Mentor Graphics
Partners include: Clearwater NetworksMMC NetworksPMCVitesse SemiconductorWind River Systems;  Azanda;  CPIX Forum;  CSIX Consortium

Rounds: 3
Recent fundings:    May 2001
Capital raised: 39.0M
Last Round: 27.0M
Ownership: Private  
Corporate investors: Intel Capital

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Record updated: Jul 2003
Sector: Semiconductor
Year Founded: 1998
Rounds: 3
Recent fundings:    May 2001
Capital raised: 39.0M
Last Round: 27.0M
Ownership: Private