Representative Clients

Marketo became a public company in 2013 (NASDAQ: MKTO). Private Investors preIPO included Interwest, Storm Ventures, and Mayfield.

Marketo provides B2B marketing automation software that helps marketing and sales teams collaborate to generate more qualified leads and improve accountability.

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San Mateo, CA US
Public Company
NASDAQ: MKTO
Placements

Meru Networks, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development and marketing of a virtualized wireless LAN solution. Acquired by Fortinet in 2015.

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Sunnyvale, CA US
Public Company
NASDAQ: MERU
Placements

Micrel Inc., is a leading manufacturer of IC solutions for the worldwide high-performance analog and high-speed mixed signal, LAN and timing and communications solutions markets. Micrel was acquired by Microchip Technology in August 2015.

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San Jose, CA US
Public Company
NASDAQ: MCRL
Placements

MIPS was acquired by Imagination Technologies in 2013. MIPS Technologies, Inc. provides industry-standard processor architectures and cores that power various home entertainment, communications, networking, and portable multimedia products.

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Sunnyvale, CA US
Public Company
NASDAQ: MIPS
Placements

Mitek is a global leader in mobile capture and identity verification software solutions. Mitek’s ID document verification allows an enterprise to verify a user’s identity during a mobile transaction, enabling financial institutions, payments companies and other businesses operating in highly regulated markets to transact business safely while increasing revenue from the mobile channel.

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San Diego, CA US
Public Company
NASDAQ: MITK
Placements

NETGEAR has been a worldwide provider of technologically advanced, branded networking products since 1996. Their mission is to be the preferred customer-driven provider of innovative networking solutions for small businesses and homes.

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San Jose, CA US
Public Company
NASDAQ: NTGR
Placements
  • Senior Director Marketing

Nu Horizons distributes active components (microprocessors, memory chips, diodes, transistors) from manufacturers such as Atmel, IDT, Marvell, ON Semiconductor, STMicroelectronics, Vitesse Semiconductor, and Xilinx. Nu Horizons merged with Arrow in 2011.

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Melville, NY US
Public Company
NASDAQ: NUHC
Placements
  • CEO

NXP is a leading semiconductor company founded by Philips more than 50 years ago. A global semiconductor company with operations in more than 25 countries, NXP posted revenue of $4.4 billion in 2010.

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San Jose, CA US
Public Company
NASDAQ: NXPI
Placements

Openwave Systems which developed much of the technology behind the wireless application protocol (WAP) standard, provides software and services that wireless operators use to give customers Internet and corporate intranet access from their mobile phones. Acquired by Marlin Equity Partners in 2012; two private companies spun off.

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Redwood City, CA US
Public Company
NASDAQ: UPIP
Placements
  • Board Member
  • CEO
  • CFO
  • VP Quality Assurance

PDF Solutions is the leading provider of yield improvement technologies and services for the IC manufacturing process life cycle. Its solutions are designed to enable clients to lower the cost of IC design and manufacture, enhance time to market, and improve profitability by addressing design and manufacturing interactions from product design to initial process ramps to mature manufacturing operations.

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San Jose, CA US
Public Company
NASDAQ: PDFS
Placements

Polycom’s videoconferencing devices combine a camera, microphone, computer network connections, and external audio and video devices. Polycom’s software enables users to manage a directory of conferencing locations and connect with them using ISDN and IP connections.

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San Jose, CA US
Public Company
NASDAQ: PLCM
Placements
  • SVP Worldwide Sales

PortalPlayer, Inc. fabless semiconductor company designed chips and related software that allowed users to download, play, record, and manage music on digital music players, including Apple’s popular iPod. Acquired by Nvidia in 2007.

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San Jose, CA US
Public Company
NASDAQ: PLAY
Placements
  • CEO
  • CFO

Rambus creates cutting-edge semiconductor and IP products, spanning memory and interfaces to security, smart sensors, and lighting. Their products are integrated into tens of billions of devices and systems, powering and securing diverse applications, including Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, consumer, and media platforms.

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Public Company
NASDAQ: RMBS
Placements
Rubicon Technology

Rubicon went public in 2007.
Rubicon Technology Using proprietary crystal growth technology, Rubicon makes sapphire materials, wafers, and components for a variety of products.

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Bensenville, IL US
Public Company
NASDAQ: RBCN
Placements
Ruckus Wireless

Headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, Ruckus Wireless, Inc. is a global supplier of advanced wireless systems for the rapidly expanding mobile Internet infrastructure market.

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Public Company
NYSE: RKUS
Placements
ShoreTel

ShoreTel offers integrated voice, video, data, and mobile applications based on Internet protocol technologies. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

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Public Company
NASDAQ: SHOR
Placements

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