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Redwood MicroSystems

959 Hamilton Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025
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Management: James S. Harris (President/CEO);  Michele Olsten (CFO)
Outside board: Michael J. Callaghan (MDS Capital Managing Director);  Steven Weiss (Montgomery Medical Ventures)

Business description: Redwood MicroSystems, Inc. is the world leader in the field of MEMS (Micro- Electro Mechanical Systems) valves. The Company designs and manufactures silicon microfabricated valves and valve-based sub-systems using semiconductor- manufacturing techniques. Redwood MicroSystems is the exclusive worldwide licensee of the patented microvalve technology developed at Stanford University and commercialized by Redwood. The Company's microvalves, pressure regulators, mass flow controllers and integrated gas and liquid delivery systems are ideal for many applications. The Company's strategy is to leverage its proprietary MEMS technology to provide unique fluid control solutions. These products utilize the size, performance and reliability benefits of MEMS components to enable improved functionality and decreased cost-of ownership for our customers' products
Partners include: Lawrence Livermore Labs;  ReadRite;  SMC Corp

Rounds: 3
Capital raised: 9.0M
Ownership: Private  
Corporate investors: Sumitomo;  Allstate;  Perkin-Elmer

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Record updated: Apr 2005
Sector: Semiconductor Equipment
Year Founded: 1991
Rounds: 3
Capital raised: 9.0M
Ownership: Private