VC: UWB investments heating up



Wireless infrastructure, WiFi, UWB

VENTURE CAPITAL

COMPANY

AMOUNT/ROUND

LEAD INVESTORS

DESCRIPTION

Orbcomm
Dulles, VA

$110M
undisclosed

Pacific Corporate Group

Orbcomm is a provider of satellite data services.

Staccato Communications
San Diego

$18M
third round

Intel Capital's Digital Home Fund, Vision Capital

Staccato Communications is a provider of ultra-wideband technology.

Red-M Group
United Kingdom

$8.1M
undisclosed

Pi Capital, Octopus Asset Management

Red-M Group provides services for managing wireless infrastructure.

Appear Networks
Sweden

$7.2M
second round

Northzone Ventures

Appear Networks is a provider of wireless communication platforms.

BridgeWave Communications
Santa Clara, CA

$7M
undisclosed

Cipio Partners

BridgeWave Communications is a supplier of multi-gigabit wireless solutions.

Skyhook Wireless
Boston

$6.5M
second round

Bain Capital Ventures, Intel Capital

Skyhook is a provider of a WiFi-based metro-area system.

PureVideo
Los Angeles

$5.6M
undisclosed

Softbank Capital

PureVideo is a provider of user-generated and professional video content for the web and wireless devices.

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