VC: VoIP dominates telecom VC

VoIP companies dominate wireless telecom VC.






Vienna, VA

second round


SunRocket is a VoIP service provider.

Mountain View, CA

second round

Sequoia Capital

Stoke is manufacturing a new category of service delivery infrastructure that enables fixed-mobile convergence supporting any service over any infrastructure using any end-user device.

Axerra Networks
Tel Aviv, Israel

third round

Carmel Ventures

Axerra develops circuit emulation and service emulation solutions over packet access networks.

Rolling Meadows, Illinois

second round


fastmobile develops voice instant messaging  that simulates push-to-talk and text instant messaging.

Versatel Networks
Quebec, Canada

third round

Solidarity Fund

Versatel Networks provides VoIP gateway and service delivery solutions to carriers.

Ruckus Wireless
Mountain View, CA

third round

Sutter Hill Ventures and Investor Growth Capital

Ruckus Wireless develops multimedia 801.11 wireless systems.

TapRoot Systems
Morrisville, NC

second round

Harbert Venture Partners

TapRoot makes software for smart phones.


first round

GrandBanks Capital and Canaan Partners

Vivox makes an embedded communications service.

Xelor Systems
Salem, NH

second round

Still River Fund

Xelor Systems provides QoS management for enterprises deploying VoIP systems.

Kansas City. KS

second round

Apax Partners, Borealis Ventures, Village Ventures, Argnor Wireless Ventures

Handmark is a content aggregator and wireless solutions developer.

Palo Alto, CA

first round

Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Selby Ventures

SharpCast makes a wireless software platform.

Tropos Networks
Sunnyvale, CA


Siemens Venture Capital

Tropos develops mesh networking solutions.

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