Overview

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Status
Acquired by on May 9, 2011
Total Equity Funding
$217.5M in 6 Rounds from 8 Investors
Headquarters:
Bristol
Description:
Icera develops a high performance soft modem technology for mobile broadband phones and data devices.
Founders:
Categories:
Semiconductor, Telecommunications, 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.

Funding Rounds (9) - $244.5M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Jun, 2011$5M / Debt Financing0
Jan, 2011$12M / Debt Financing1
May, 2010$45M / Private Equity5
Dec, 2008$60M / Private Equity4
Dec, 2008$10M / Debt Financing2
Sep, 2007$40M / Series D6
Mar, 2006$40M / Series C2
Jul, 2004$22.5M / Series B3
Feb, 2003$10M / Series A2

Acquisitions (1)

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DateAcquiredAmount
May, 2009Unknown

Current Team (1)

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  • Vice President Strategy & DXP® Technology and Founder

Products (6)

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  • Icera China

    Times Square 500, Zhang Yang Road

    17/F

    Pudong Shanghai, PRC 200122

    CHN

  • Icera Austin

    700 Lavaca Street

    Suite 1400

    Seminole, TX TX 78701

    USA

  • Icera Richardson

    740 East Campbell Road

    Suite 300

    Richardson, TX TX 75081

    USA

  • Icera Taiwan

    5, Shinyi Rd.

    15 Fl., No. 2, Sec.

    Taipei, 110

    TWN

  • Icera Cambridge

    Trinity House, Cambridge Business Park, Cowley Road,

    Cambridge, CB4 0WZ

    GBR

  • Icera Tokyo

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

    Tokyo, 108-6028

    JPN

  • HQ

    2520 The Quadrant

    Aztec West

    Bristol, BS32 4AQ

    GBR

  • Icera Korea

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

    Seoul,

    KOR

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