Tech Company Financing Transactions

Sipera Systems Funding Round

Duchossois Technology Partners, Austin Ventures and Sequoia Capital joined a $10 million Series C funding round for Sipera Systems. The funding round was announced on 10/2/2007.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series C

Duchossois Technology Partners (Lead Investor) (Tony Seth)

Austin Ventures (Venu Shamapant)

Sequoia Capital (Michael Goguen)

Star Ventures (Jeanne Bayless)

Proceeds Purpose
The funding brings Sipera's total amount raised to $29.5 million, and will help the company expand sales and support into other geographies; deliver more advanced real-time VoIP/UC security capabilities for the Sipera IPCS product line; and increase the VoIP vulnerability consulting services from Sipera VIPER Lab.

Company Information

Company Status
Acquired or Merged
Mailing Address
1900 Firman Drive 600
Richardson, TX 75081
Email Address
Sipera is developing security software for Voice over Internet Protocol networks -- VoIP for short -- meaning data networks, including the Internet, that can carry phone calls.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
John Lochow
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Chief Financial Officer
Jim Timmer
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VP - Bus. Development
Andy Asava
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VP - Engineering
Gil Stevens
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VP - Marketing
Adam Boone
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VP - Sales
Jim Kennedy
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VP - Sales
Chuck Pledger
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