Continued growth in electronics and digital media devices, combined with the increasing convergence of electronic and communications devices, will continue to drive the need for innovative and cost-effective semiconductor and electronics technologies. Summit Partners works with leading entrepreneurial companies that provide the next-generation technologies and systems to help drive this innovation throughout the electronics and semiconductor ecosystem.
Since 1984, Summit Partners has provided growth equity and credit to more than 45 semiconductor and electronics companies. With more than 35 public offerings and strategic mergers in the semiconductor and electronics industry, Summit has a proven track record of helping companies to create value for management and shareholders.
Here are some examples:
- Summit helped M-Audio Inc. recruit top-tier management, including a CFO and a COO, and brought on seasoned executives as board members. With guidance from Summit, the company refined its marketing and operations strategy, upgraded its financial systems and focused on entering the consumer market.
- With Summit’s assistance, AlphaSmart Inc. expanded its board and management team, who helped to focus the company’s strategy on exploring high-potential brand extensions, such as complementary software, a palm-based product platform for high school and college students, and online communities for teachers and school districts.
- Summit helped build the infrastructure of Splash Technology Holdings Inc. from the ground up after its spin-off from Radius, Inc. Summit assisted the company in recruiting a board of directors and key managers, including a CFO; establishing financial relationships; and providing a sounding board for critical strategic decisions.
To learn more about our investments in the semiconductors and electronics industry, please view our portfolio.