Overview

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Status
Acquired by on February 1, 2008
Total Equity Funding
$15M in 3 Rounds from 3 Investors
Headquarters:
Ottawa, ON
Description:
FirstHand Technologies provides mobile unified communications solutions for enterprises.
Categories:
VoIP, Software, Enterprise Software
Website:
http://www.sipquest.com

Company Details

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FirstHand Technologies is a technology pioneer with specific expertise in Session Initiation Protocol (SIP). By embedding or bundling SIPquest SIP-based software products with their own products, telecom and datacom equipment vendors are able to take advantage of the growing demand for VoIP services and capabilities. IP Telephony is the superset encompassing more than just VoIP. SIPquest's application and component suite also includes IP-based audio conferencing, video conferencing, data conferencing, application sharing, instant messaging, presence, a multimedia collaboration agent, voice mail, auto attendant, a SIP to H.323 signaling converter, an extensible SIP server and mobile WiFi roaming and collaboration capabilities. SIPquest is committed to expanding the use of SIP technologies through an exclusive licensing agreement with Columbia University's Internet Real-Time Lab and Professor Henning Schulzrinne, Chief Scientific Advisor to SIPquest and co-author of SIP. Located in Ottawa, Canada, SIPquest has the most complete and advanced suite of Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) software modules and components on the market.

Funding Rounds (3) - $15M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
May, 2006$7M / Series C2
Apr, 2005$6M / Series B2
Mar, 2004$2M / Series A2

Investors (3)

Current Team (2)

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News (4)

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DateNews
May 31, 2010counterpath.com - CounterPath Corporation
Apr 15, 2010accessmylibrary.com - FirstHand Technologies raises 7000000 in venture round
Feb 1, 2008counterpath.com - CounterPath Closes Acquisition of FirstHand Technologies
Mar 30, 2004obj.ca - SipQuest's first round topped up to $5M

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    300 - 350 Terry Fox Drive

    Ontario,

    Ottawa, ON K2K 2P5

    CAN

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