Continuous stream of highly respected investment partners
Cohda Wireless is a venture-backed, privately held company in Adelaide, Australia. From time-to-time, Cohda may be seeking additional investments to accelerate its growth.
Cisco is the worldwide leader in IT that helps companies seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the previously unconnected. Cisco is helping the automotive and transportation systems industries deliver new functionality, enhanced safety and driver experience. By incorporating an intelligent network, OEMs, suppliers, enterprises and consumers can benefit from intelligent transportation systems, connected commercial fleets and smart connected vehicles.
NXP Semiconductors N.V. provides High Performance Mixed Signal and Standard Product solutions that leverage its leading RF, Analog, Power Management, Interface, Security and Digital Processing expertise. These innovations are used in a wide range of automotive, identification, wireless infrastructure, lighting, industrial, mobile, consumer and computing applications. A global semiconductor company with operations in more than 25 countries, NXP posted revenue of $4.2 billion in 2011. NXP will exclusively license the Cohda 802.11p technology together with its chipsets as a one-stop shop to automotive customers. Cohda will be NXP's preferred partner for automotive 802.11p reference designs.
SciVentures Investments Pty. Ltd. ("SciVentures") is an Australian-owned and operated funds management company. It was established in April 2002. To date, SciVentures has operated primarily in the start-up new business space in a range of high technology disciplines. SciVentures was a recipient of an Australian Federal Government license under its Pre-Seed Fund Program.
Epicorp has developed a portfolio of high-value Australian information and communications technology companies. Epicorp is owned by public institutions including the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australian National University, National ICT Australia and the University of Canberra. It manages a number of funds, primarily through the support of the ICT Incubator Program (ICTIP) as operated by the Australian Government Department of Communications, IT and the Arts.
Mooroolbark Technology Pty Ltd (M-Group)
With offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Washington, the Mooroolbark Group of companies (M-Group) is a leading "boutique-style" venture capital investor. M-Group provides equity financing, business assistance and corporate advisory services to small to medium-sized Australian and international companies - particularly those with a desire for growth and expansion. Established in 1997, the M-Group has concluded many successful investments into Australian and US companies and has developed a sound reputation as a specialist investor in ICT, Bio Tech and other market sectors.
ITEK Ventures is a commercialisation company owned by the University of South Australia. It provides commercial assessment, protection and development of technologies, primarily products and services, from research conducted at the University. ITEK also provides pre-seed funding to support development of University intellectual property with commercial application. ITEK’s investment portfolio expands the life sciences, engineering and information technology sectors.