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    Vulcan Capital

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    Vulcan Capital is a leading private investment firm that creates long-term value by applying extensive industry knowledge, operational expertise and flexible financial resources to attractive investment opportunities.

    The firm invests across all stages of corporate development through leveraged buyouts, growth capital, distressed/turnaround, and early-stage venture capital as well as public equity value investing. The firm’s portfolio spans a range of industry sectors, including media and communications, energy and natural resources, financial and information services, technology, and life sciences. Vulcan Capital was formed in 2003 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. The firm serves as the investment arm of Vulcan Inc., founded by Paul G. Allen, co-founder of Microsoft.

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    Khosla Ventures

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    Khosla Ventures is a venture capital firm run by people who listen to, analyze, and advise entrepreneurs.

    They manage a main fund that supports early- and late-stage investments and a seed fund for developing very early-stage experiments, focusing on next-generation energy projects, new materials, mobility, the Internet and silicon technology. The firm was established in 2004 by Vinod Khosla, who helped turn a computer science project into Sun Microsystems, a multibillion-dollar phenomenon. Khosla Ventures is based in Menlo Park, California.

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    Intel Capital

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    Intel Capital, Intel’s global investment and M&A organization, makes equity investments in innovative technology start-ups and companies worldwide.

    Intel Capital invests in a broad range of companies offering hardware, software, and services targeting enterprise, mobility, health, consumer Internet, digital media, semiconductor manufacturing and cleantech. Since 1991, Intel Capital has invested more than $10.6 billion in over 1,234 companies in 51 countries. In that timeframe, 199 portfolio companies have gone public on various exchanges around the world and 297 were acquired or participated in a merger. In 2011, Intel Capital invested $526 million in 158 investments with approximately 51 percent of funds invested outside the U.S. and Canada.

    For more information visit www.intelcapital.com or follow @Intelcapital.

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    General Catalyst Partners

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    General Catalyst Partners is a venture capital firm that invests in exceptional entrepreneurs who are building the technology-based companies that will lead innovation and transform industries.

    There’s a simple premise behind General Catalyst, which was founded in 2000: entrepreneurs are best served by those who’ve been in their shoes. All of GC’s managing directors are accomplished entrepreneurs in their own right, familiar with the challenges entrepreneurs face and able to use their own entrepreneurial experience to assist, guide, and nurture entrepreneurs on their journey. General Catalyst has approximately a billion dollars under management and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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    Flybridge Capital Partners

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    Boston-based Flybridge Capital Partners is an early-stage venture capital firm with $560 million under management, led by five general partners with more than a half century of combined venture capital experience across the consumer, healthcare, and information technology markets.

    Their goal is to find talented entrepreneurs and then partner with them to build exceptional and valuable companies. They focus on providing guidance and perspective in a complementary way to the entrepreneurs in whom they invest, and help them build connections to soar to the next level.

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    Ericsson

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    Ericsson is a world-leading provider of communications technology and services.

    We are enabling the Networked Society with efficient real-time solutions that allow us all to study, work and live our lives more freely, in sustainable societies around the world.

    Our offering comprises services, software and infrastructure within Information and Communications Technology for telecom operators and other industries. Today 40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic goes through Ericsson networks and we support customers’ networks servicing more than 2.5 billion subscriptions.

    We are more than 110,000 people working with customers in more than 180 countries. Founded in 1876, Ericsson is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2012 the company’s net sales were SEK 227.8 billion (USD 33.8 billion). Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX, Stockholm and NASDAQ, New York stock exchanges.

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    CSR

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    CSR is a global provider of innovative silicon and software solutions for the location-aware, media-rich, cloud-connected world.

    Our platforms are optimised for the automotive navigation and infotainment, digital cameras and imaging, connected home infotainment and wireless audio markets. We provide solutions to complex problems in the audio-visual, connectivity and location technology domains across a broad range of markets, with a technology portfolio that includes GPS/GNSS systems, Bluetooth®, Wi-Fi®, FM, NFC, aptX® and CVC™ audio codecs, JPEG, MPEG, H.264 imaging, PDL printing, microcontrollers, DSPs and broadband receivers. CSR’s technology solutions and market platforms enable its customers to deliver a superior user experience and are adopted by leaders in the auto, computer, home and mobile markets. More information can be found at www.csr.com.

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    Commonwealth Capital Ventures

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    Commonwealth Capital Ventures was founded in 1995 by a team of experienced venture capital investors.

    With more than $580 million of committed capital under management, the firm’s partners have invested in roughly 140 high-growth companies, many of which are leaders in their respective industry categories. Their limited partners are highly sophisticated venture investors and include leading educational and financial institutions, pension funds, and family offices. Commonwealth Capital Ventures is aligned with their investors in providing patient capital with a view toward long-term success. Their current $250 million fund closed in early 2007 and is appropriately sized to focus on early stage opportunities and later stage venture growth enterprises. Commonwealth Capital Ventures is based in Waltham, Massachusetts.

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    Analog Devices, Inc.

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    Innovation, performance, and excellence are the cultural pillars on which Analog Devices has built one of the longest standing, highest growth companies within the technology sector.

    Acknowledged industry-wide as the world leader in data conversion and signal conditioning technology, Analog Devices serves over 60,000 customers, representing virtually all types of electronic equipment. Analog Devices is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts, with design and manufacturing facilities throughout the world. Analog Devices is included in the S&P 500 Index.