42 Acquisitions
IPO / Stock
Went Public on Dec 20, 1991 / NASDAQ:QCOM
San Diego, California
Qualcomm designs, manufactures, and markets digital wireless telecommunications products and services.
Wireless, Telecommunications, Manufacturing, Mobile

Company Details


Qualcomm is an American fabless semiconductor company that designs, manufactures, and markets digital wireless telecommunications products and services. It produces processors and connectivity solutions, displays, software, and charging products.

The company is focused on various industries: automotive, education, healthcare, Internet of Everything, mobile computing, networking, smart cities, smart homes, and wearables.

Qualcomm’s products include Gobi, Hy-Fi, IPQ, IZat, Powerline, Snapdragon, Small Cells, VIVE, Wi-Fi platforms, Mirasol, Pixtronix, AllPlay, 2net, Brew, HealthyCircles, QChat, QLearn, RaptorQ, Vuforia, Halo, and WiPower.

SnapTrack, Trigenix Ltd, Elata, Berkana Wireless, Qualphone and Airgo Networks are some of the companies that Qualcomm has so far acquired.

Qualcomm was co-founded by Irwin M. Jacobs, Andrew Viterbi, Harvey White, Adelia Coffman, Andrew Cohen, Klein Gilhousen, and Franklin Antonio in 1985 and is headquartered in San Diego, California with worldwide presence. It has offices in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, U.A.E, United Kingdom, and Vietnam.

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Sep, 2016undisclosed amount / Venture (Lead)
Jul, 2016$9.5M / Series B
Jul, 2016$6M / Series B
Apr, 2016undisclosed amount / Series A
Mar, 2016undisclosed amount / Angel
Oct, 2015$10M / Series B (Lead)
Oct, 2015$46.4M / Series C
Aug, 2015$36M / Venture
Jun, 2015$500M / Series A
Jun, 2015$120k / Seed
Jun, 2015$120k / Seed
Jun, 2015$120k / Seed
Jun, 2015$120k / Seed
Jun, 2015$120k / Seed
Jun, 2015$250k / Seed
Jun, 2015$120k / Seed
Jun, 2015undisclosed amount / Seed
Jun, 2015$1.3M / Seed
Jun, 2015$120k / Seed
May, 2015€18M / Series C
Apr, 2015$25M / Series B
Mar, 2015$85M / Series C
Feb, 2015$3M / Series B
Jan, 2015undisclosed amount / Series C
Dec, 2014$7M / Venture (Lead)
Jul, 2014$5M / Series B (Lead)
Apr, 2014$29M / Series D
Apr, 2014$3M / Series A
Apr, 2014$5M / Series B
Mar, 2014$10M / Series B
Mar, 2014$1M / Series B
Jan, 2014$62.6M / Series B
Dec, 2013$300k / Angel
Oct, 2013$8.05M / Series B
Jun, 2013$60M / Private Equity (Lead)
Jun, 2013undisclosed amount / Series C (Lead)
May, 2013$5.2M / Series B
Feb, 2013undisclosed amount / Undisclosed
Dec, 2012$60M / Private Equity (Lead)
Sep, 2012undisclosed amount / Series B

Current Team (58)


Funds (2)

Jul 14, 2014China Startup Fund$150M
Sep 27, 2015Indian start-ups Fund$150M

Products (6)

  • AllJoyn is open-source software that enables developers to connect a wide range of devices, appliances, and mobile applications.
  • Neer is an app, currently in beta for android, that lets users automatically and selectively share their location.
  • Qilroy allows you to join a conversation anywhere in the world using your phone or computer.
  • The Qualcomm Toq smartwatch for Android smartphones with a revolutionary color touch screen that clearly displays your important
  • Qualcomm Vuforia is a product of Qualcomm Connected Experiences, Inc.
  • Snapdragon is a name of an architecture of a family of chipsets with an ARM-based CPU. The architecture was developed by Qualcomm (which

Sub Organizations (8)


Offices/Locations (1)

  • Headquarters

    Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

    5775 Morehouse Drive

    San Diego, California 92121

    United States

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