Overview

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Status
Acquired by on July 27, 2012
IPO / Stock
Went Public on Jun 27, 2007 / NASDAQ:AUTH
Headquarters:
Melbourne Beach, FL
Description:
AuthenTec is a tech security company providing computer and mobile safety, identity management, biometrics, and touch control solutions.
Categories:
NFC, Semiconductor, Identity Management, Cyber Security, Security, Sensor, Biometrics
Website:
http://authentec.com
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Company Details

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AuthenTec is a leading provider of mobile and network security. The Company's diverse product and technology offering helps protect individuals and organizations through secure networking, content and data protection, access control and strong fingerprint security on PCs and mobile devices. AuthenTec encryption technology, fingerprint sensors and identity management software are deployed by the leading mobile device, networking and computing companies, content and service providers, and governments worldwide.

AuthenTec's products and technologies provide security on hundreds of millions of devices, and the Company has shipped more than 100 million fingerprint sensors for integration in a wide range of portable electronics including over 15 million mobile phones. Top tier customers include Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Fujitsu, HBO, HP, Lenovo, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Orange, Samsung, Sky, and Texas Instruments.

AuthenTec, Inc. was a semiconductor, computer security, mobile security, identity management, biometrics, and touch control solutions company based in Melbourne, Florida. Founded in 1998 after being spun off from Harris Semiconductor, AuthenTec provided mobile security software licenses to mobile manufacturing companies and biometrics sensor technology, such as fingerprint sensors and NFC technology to mobile and computer manufacturers. On 27 July 2012, AuthenTec was acquired by Apple Inc. for $356 million.

Funding Rounds (2) - $22.9M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Apr, 2003$2.9M / Series C2
Jan, 2001$20M / Series B0

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Acquisitions (3)

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DateAcquiredAmount
Sep 7, 2010Unknown
Jul 14, 2009$4.9M in Cash
May 2, 2008Unknown

Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Headquarters

    100 Rialto Road

    Suite 100

    Melbourne Beach, FL 32901

    USA

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