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Beatnik

60 E. 3rd Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94401
USA
(650)-295-2300
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Team

Management: Don Millers (CEO) Jeremy Copp (Chief Sales Officer)
Outside board: Lorraine Hariton (Magnetic Former CEO) Allen Morgan (Mayfield Fund) Joseph D. Rizzi (Matrix Partners)Thampy Thomas (NexGen Founder)
Company

Business description: Beatnik provides enhanced audio solutions for digital mobile devices through a unique combination of device software and development tools. We license software technology that enables high quality, multimedia audio content delivery and an enhanced user experience in games and devices. Beatnik's goal is to develop, market and license its technology to device manufacturers and creative professionals to enable a rich, personalized, immersive audio experience in every mobile device and to promote a universal format for the delivery of multimedia audio content. Beatnik provides the core audio engine technology, application programming interfaces (APIs) and tools that allow the development of audio-enabled applications, services and content delivery for the mobile marketplace.
Customers include: DangerYahoo!;  Digital;  MTV.com;  Panasonic Mobile Communications;  Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications;  Willcom Mobile Communicator
Partners include: ActiveVideo NetworksARMDangerIntelLiberate TechnologiesMacromediaMontaVista SoftwareMotorolaNetscape CommunicationsQualcommSun MicrosystemsSymbianTexas InstrumentsWebTV Networks;  Avid;  BMG;  Clavis Company;  LucasArts;  Macnica;  Metrowerks;  Zero-G
Capital

Rounds: 2
Recent fundings:    May 2000
Capital raised: 44.8M
Last Round: amount undisclosed
Ownership: Private  
Corporate investors: Media 100Sun Microsystems;  Viacom/MTVi

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Overview
Record updated: Dec 2006
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1996
Rounds: 2
Recent fundings:    May 2000
Capital raised: 44.8M
Last Round: amount undisclosed
Ownership: Private