Monday, June 19, 2006

Kalon Semiconductor Raises $10.9 Million for UWB

Kalon Semiconductor, a start-up based in San Diego with offices in Taipei, raised $10.9 million in series A funding. The round was led by Enterprise Partners Venture Capital and includes Avalon Ventures, Cisco Systems, and Mission Ventures.

The company named Ali Hedayati, formerly GM of Intel's Centrino Wireless Product Division, an Enterprise Partners Entrepreneur-in-Residence and a Kalon co-founder, as CEO.

Kalon Semiconductor is developing ultra-wideband (UWB) solutions for applications including in-home multimedia, wireless USB, wireless high definition video (HDMI), and Bluetooth 3.0.


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