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Acquired byApple
Price$278M
Date4/2008
TermsCash

General Information

CategorySemiconductor
Employees
DescriptionFabless Semiconductor Manufacturer

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Funding

TOTAL $86M
FUNDING TOTAL $86M
Series C, 4/2006
Highland Capital Partners
Bessemer Venture Partners
Texas Instruments
$50M
Series D, 8/2007
Focus Ventures
Series B, 5/2009
Bessemer Venture Partners
Venrock
SVB Financial Group
$36M

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PA Semi

PA Semi is a fabless semiconductor company founded in Santa Clara, California in 2003 by Dan Dobberpuhl who was the lead designer for the DEC Alpha and StrongARM processors. The company previously worked on processors like Itanium, Opteron and UltraSPARC.

Apple Inc acquired P.A. Semi for $278 million in April 2008.

Recent Milestones

  • Dollar
    PA Semi received $36M in Series B funding. (5/1/09)
    Posted 5/21/08 at 1:57pm via redherring.com
  • Handshake
    PA Semi was acquired by Apple for $278M. (4/23/08)
    Posted 5/21/08 at 1:58pm via forbes.com
  • Dollar
    PA Semi received in Series D funding. (8/16/07)
    Posted 4/10/14 at 4:09am
  • Dollar
    PA Semi received $50M in Series C funding. (4/1/06)
    Posted 5/21/08 at 1:51pm via co.uk
  • Check
    PA Semi added Leo Joseph as Co-founder and Key Member of the Senior Executive Management Teams.
    Posted 10/3/13 at 2:08pm
  • Check
    PA Semi added Dan Dobberpuhl as Founder.
    Posted 5/21/08 at 1:51pm
  • Check
    PA Semi added Amarjit Gill as Co-Founder and EVP of Business Development and Sales.
    Posted 2/19/14 at 9:25pm

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  1. Apple Buys Chip Designer (forbes.com) [edit]
  2. PA Semi heads to 16 cores on back of $50m boost (theregister.co.uk) [edit]
  3. Citation Needed [add]
  4. P.A. Semi Makes Its Debut (redherring.com) [edit]
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