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.
|Sep 29, 2016||NXP Semiconductors||$30B (terms undisclosed)|
|Sep 14, 2015||Capsule Tech||Unknown|
|Oct 14, 2014||CSR||$2.4B in Cash|
|Sep 16, 2014||Stonestreet One||Unknown|
|Sep 15, 2014||Euvision Technologies||Unknown|
|Jul 30, 2014||Empowered Careers||Unknown|
|Jul 2, 2014||Wilocity||$300M in Cash|
|Jun 26, 2014||Black Sand Technologies||Unknown|
|Jun 18, 2014||Summit Microelectronics||Unknown|
|Jan 14, 2014||kooaba||Unknown|
|Sep, 2016||7Invensun||undisclosed amount / Venture (Lead)||—|
|Jul, 2016||Zeek||$9.5M / Series B||—|
|Jul, 2016||Ridlr||$6M / Series B||—|
|Apr, 2016||Ximmerse||undisclosed amount / Series A||—|
|Mar, 2016||Ximmerse||undisclosed amount / Angel||—|
|Oct, 2015||Attune Technologies||$10M / Series B (Lead)||—|
|Oct, 2015||Bracket Computing||$46.4M / Series C||—|
|Aug, 2015||Cavendish Kinetics||$36M / Venture||—|
|Jun, 2015||OneWeb||$500M / Series A||Paul E. Jacobs|
|Jun, 2015||Rational Robotics||$120k / Seed||—|
|Jun, 2015||Inova Drone||$120k / Seed||—|
|Jun, 2015||Skyfront||$120k / Seed||—|
|Jun, 2015||Solenica||$120k / Seed||—|
|Jun, 2015||Skysense||$120k / Seed||—|
|Jun, 2015||Reach Robotics||$250k / Seed||—|
|Jun, 2015||CleverPet||$120k / Seed||—|
|Jun, 2015||Carbon Robotics||undisclosed amount / Seed||—|
|Jun, 2015||CtrlWorks||$1.3M / Seed||—|
|Jun, 2015||Muse Robotics||$120k / Seed||—|
|May, 2015||Cubic Telecom||€18M / Series C||—|
|Apr, 2015||99Taxis||$25M / Series B||—|
|Mar, 2015||Cyanogen||$85M / Series C||—|
|Feb, 2015||M87||$3M / Series B||—|
|Jan, 2015||GWC||undisclosed amount / Series C||—|
|Dec, 2014||Qterics||$7M / Venture (Lead)||—|
|Jul, 2014||Cubic Telecom||$5M / Series B (Lead)||—|
|Apr, 2014||Voluntis||$29M / Series D||—|
|Apr, 2014||M87||$3M / Series A||—|
|Apr, 2014||Appsdaily Solutions||$5M / Series B||—|
|Mar, 2014||Huodongxing||$10M / Series B||—|
|Mar, 2014||Accupass||$1M / Series B||—|
|Jan, 2014||Bracket Computing||$62.6M / Series B||—|
|Dec, 2013||Broadlink||$300k / Angel||—|
|Oct, 2013||Panoramic Power||$8.05M / Series B||—|
|Jun, 2013||Sharp Corporation||$60M / Private Equity (Lead)||—|
|Jun, 2013||Alo7||undisclosed amount / Series C (Lead)||—|
|May, 2013||Cubic Telecom||$5.2M / Series B||—|
|Feb, 2013||Accupass||undisclosed amount / Undisclosed||—|
|Dec, 2012||Sharp Corporation||$60M / Private Equity (Lead)||—|
|Sep, 2012||MoboTap||undisclosed amount / Series B||—|
Current Team (58)Update
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
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|Oct 21, 2016||TechCrunch - Qualcomm and NXP Semiconductor reportedly agree on deal at $110 per share|
|Oct 18, 2016||TechCrunch - Qualcomm shows off three new Snapdragon processors|
|Oct 18, 2016||TechCrunch - Qualcomm debuts plans to help build more connected cameras|
|Oct 7, 2016||TechCrunch - It takes more than a village|
|Sep 16, 2016||northbridge.com - Qualcomm Acquires Black Sand Technologies|
|Sep 16, 2016||TechCrunch - There’s an Intel modem and an extremely skinny A10 chip inside the iPhone 7|
|Sep 12, 2016||Business Wire - More than 46,000 Students Worldwide to Build Robots and STEM Skills with FIRST® Tech Challenge VELOCITY VORTEXSM Presented by Qualcomm|
|Aug 31, 2016||PRNewswire All - NETGEAR Selects Qualcomm to Collaborate on World's First Tri-Band Distributed Wi-Fi System|
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
5775 Morehouse Drive
San Diego, California 92121