Overview

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Status
Acquired by on January 22, 2016
Total Equity Funding
$144M in 6 Rounds from 8 Investors
Headquarters:
Hod Hasharon, HaMerkaz
Description:
Altair is a semiconductor company developing mobile WiMAX silicon solutions optimized for handsets and handheld devices.
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Categories:
Semiconductor, Wireless, Mobile
Website:
http://www.altair-semi.com
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Company Details

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Altair is a fabless semiconductor company based in Israel that is developing state of the art, ultra low power mobile WiMAX silicon solutions optimized for handsets and handheld devices.

Altair was founded in May 2005 by former Texas Instruments executives with extensive broadband and wireless silicon experience. Their products are the smallest, lowest power solutions in the industry, offering superb mobility performance and enabling the migration of WiMAX from a fixed wireless PC technology to a true next generation mobile technology.

Altair's management and technology executives were among the founding team of Libit Signal Processing, a fabless chip company acquired by Texas Instruments in 1999 for $365 million. The company's world class scientists, algorithm, VLSI and software engineers have in the past, jointly developed over twenty complex mixed-signal silicon products, spanning six different broadband wired and wireless technologies.

Altair is a principal member of the WiMAX Forum and a member of the IEEE802.16e.

Funding Rounds (6) - $144M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Jun, 2014$45M / Series F2
Jul, 2013$25M / Series E5
Apr, 2011$26M / Series D5
Sep, 2008$22M / Series C2
Jun, 2007$18M / Series B4
Dec, 2005$8M / Series A3

Current Team (8)

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • HQ

    6 Ha'harash Street

    P.O Box 7158

    Hod Hasharon, HaMerkaz 45240

    Israel

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