Overview

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Status
Acquired by on May 5, 2010
Total Equity Funding
$56.49M in 6 Rounds from 9 Investors
Headquarters:
Arcadia, CA
Description:
Siimpel Corporation applies high precision MEMS platform technology to enable the reduction in size of high-performance digital cameras.
Categories:
Hardware, Enterprise Software, Information Technology
Website:
http://www.siimpel.com

Company Details

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Founded:
2000
Aliases:
SiWave
Contact:
626.821.0570
Employees:
1 - 10 | 4 in Crunchbase

Siimpel Corporation has been in the business of innovation since its original founding in 2000 as SiWave. With a heritage from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and a background in high-precision navigation grade MEMS sensors, the company has maintained a leadership in technology. In its short history, Siimpel Corporation created the smallest high port count optical switches in the world, packaged MEMS components for NASA's Mars rovers, developed the world's first MEMS horizon sensor, developed the highest precision laser ranging system, and created the world's smallest stages using MEMS technology. A recipient of the ATP (advanced technology program) award from NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology), Siimpel is proud of its history of ground breaking innovation.

Since 2004, Siimpel has been applying the high precision MEMS platform technology to enable the drastic reduction in size of high performance digital cameras. Siimpel's innovative products set new standards for the size and performance of digital cameras in mobile platforms.

Funding Rounds (6) - $56.49M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Dec, 2009$2.68M / Venture0
Nov, 2009$3.49M / Venture0
Mar, 2009undisclosed amount / Seed0
Nov, 2008$8.7M / Venture3
Oct, 2007$21.5M / Venture9
Nov, 2005$20.13M / Series C5

Current Team (4)

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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News (6)

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DateNews
May 4, 2010ir.tessera.com - Tessera to Acquire Siimpel
Dec 16, 2009SEC - SEC FORM D/A
Dec 16, 2009SEC - SEC FORM D/A
Aug 24, 2009Xconomy - Siimpel Corporation raises 8700000 in unknown round
Mar 17, 2009Venture Beat - Siimpel raises undisclosed round for low-power micro-cameras
Jan 7, 2009Venture Beat - Siimpel raises $21.5M for imaging technology for cellphones

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    400 E. Live Oak Avenue

    Arcadia, CA 91006

    USA

Past Team (3)

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