Status
Acquired by Nvidia on May 9, 2011
Funding Received
$212 Million in 7 Rounds from 11 Investors
Headquarters:
Bristol
Description:
Icera develops a high performance soft modem technology for mobile broadband phones and data devices.
Founders:
Simon Knowles
Categories:
Mobile
Website:
http://www.icerasemi.com

Company Details

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Icera has developed a high performance soft modem technology for mobile broadband phone and data devices. These include mobile broadband datacards and USB sticks, cellular modules for laptops and mobile internet devices (MIDs). In addition, Icera’s soft modem provides the ideal slim modem for high performance smartphones.

Providing the highest performance 3G HSDPA and HSUPA data rates at low power and cost, Icera’s platform solutions give manufacturers maximum flexibility to deliver differentiated, high performance mobile broadband devices in the shortest time possible.

The company, founded in 2002 by a highly experienced group of semiconductor executives, is staffed by a team with world leading expertise in custom processor design, wireless algorithm development, CMOS RF design and wireless handset platform integration.

Icera, which has raised venture funding totalling over $300M to date, is headquartered in Bristol UK, with design locations in the UK, France, Canada and US with sales and support in Japan, Taiwan, Korea, the US and Europe.

Current Team (1)

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    Simon Knowles

    Vice President Strategy & DXP® Technology and Founder

Past Team (3)

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Products (6)

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Acquisitions (1)

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Investors (11)

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    Silicon Valley Bank

    Silicon Valley Bank works with technology, life science, cleantech, venture capital, private...
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    Accel Partners

    Accel Partners is a venture and growth equity firm that funds companies from inception through...
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    Amadeus Capital Partners

    Technology Venture Capital
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    Atlas Venture

    Early Stage Tech and Life Sciences
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    DFJ Esprit

    DFJ Esprit is a Pan-European venture capital fund that invests into disruptive tech companies at...
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    Balderton Capital

    One of Europe's largest early-stage VCs
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    MMV Financial

    Growing companies are constantly balancing the issue of raising capital to fuel their expansion...
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    ETV Capital SA

    Venture capital firm

Offices/Locations (9)

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  • Icera France

    WTC1 - Bat 4 - entree M 1300 route des Cretes 06560,

    Valbonne,

    FRA

  • Icera Tokyo

    Level 28, Shinagawa Intercity Tower A 2-15-1 Konan, Minato-ku

    Tokyo, 108-6028

    JPN

  • Icera Korea

    A-2409 Poonglim I-want Plus, 255-1 Seohyeon-dong

    Seoul,

    KOR

  • Icera Taiwan

    5, Shinyi Rd.

    15 Fl., No. 2, Sec.

    Taipei, 110

    TWN

  • Icera China

    Times Square 500, Zhang Yang Road

    17/F

    Pudong Shanghai, PRC 200122

    CHN

  • Icera Richardson

    740 East Campbell Road

    Suite 300

    Richardson, TX TX 75081

    USA

  • Icera Austin

    700 Lavaca Street

    Suite 1400

    Seminole, TX TX 78701

    USA

  • Icera Cambridge

    Trinity House, Cambridge Business Park, Cowley Road,

    Cambridge, CB4 0WZ

    GBR

Images (1)

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