Broadcom Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1991

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 10,650


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $37B

Broadcom General Information


Manufacturer of semiconductors. The company designs, develops and supplies of of analog, digital, mixed signal and optoelectronics components and subsystems with a focus in III-V compound and CMOS based semiconductor design and processing.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
General Purpose Semiconductors
Other Industries
Production (Semiconductors)
Corporate Office
  • 5300 California Avenue
  • Irvine, CA 92617
  • United States

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Broadcom Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
3. Merger/Acquisition 01-Feb-2016 $37B 000.00 0000 Completed Profitable
2. IPO 17-Apr-1998 0000 000.00 00.000 Completed Profitable
1. Early Stage VC 01-Jan-1995 Completed Generating Revenue
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Broadcom Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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San Diego, CA
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Broadcom Competitors (2)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Qualcomm Corporation San Diego, CA 00000 000.00 000000000 00 000.00
Intel Formerly VC-backed Santa Clara, CA 000000 000.00 000000000 00 000.00
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Broadcom Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Broadcom Former Investors (4)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
CampVentures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
General Instruments Corporation Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Intel Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Mohr Davidow Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Broadcom Investments & Acquisitions (61)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Brocade Communication Systems 17-Nov-2017 0000000000 00.00 Telecommunications Service Providers 0000 000
MagnaCom 17-May-2016 0000000000 0000 IT Consulting and Outsourcing
Ittiam Systems (WiFi Business Unit) 11-Jun-2014 0000000000 Network Management Software
Renesas Electronics(LTE-related assets) 01-Oct-2013 000000000 00.000 Buildings and Property
Renesas Mobile Europe 01-Oct-2013 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Application Specific Semiconductors 00000 000
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Broadcom Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Gadzoox Networks Storage (IT) San Jose, CA 1992
Broadcom (Remote Access Unit) Application Software
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Broadcom Exits (9)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Wisair 01-Jun-2012 000000000000000000 000 Completed
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Provigent 25-Apr-2011 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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Tilera 18-Jan-2011 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 13 buyers
Tilera 08-Mar-2010 00000 00000 00 000.00 Completed
  • 3 buyers
Alliant Networks 01-Feb-2005 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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Broadcom FAQs

  • When was Broadcom founded?

    Broadcom was founded in 1991.

  • Who is the founder of Broadcom?

    Henry Samueli Ph.D is the founder of Broadcom.

  • Where is Broadcom headquartered?

    Broadcom is headquartered in Irvine, CA.

  • What is the size of Broadcom?

    Broadcom has 10,650 total employees.

  • What industry is Broadcom in?

    Broadcom’s primary industry is General Purpose Semiconductors.

  • Is Broadcom a private or public company?

    Broadcom is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Broadcom?

    The current valuation of Broadcom is 0000.

  • What is Broadcom’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Broadcom is 00000.

  • How much funding has Broadcom raised over time?

    Broadcom has raised $66.4M.

  • Who are Broadcom’s investors?

    CampVentures, General Instruments Corporation, Intel, and Mohr Davidow Ventures have invested in Broadcom.

  • Who are Broadcom’s competitors?

    Qualcomm and Intel are competitors of Broadcom.

  • When was Broadcom acquired?

    Broadcom was acquired on 01-Feb-2016.

  • Who acquired Broadcom?

    Broadcom was acquired by Broadcom (General Purpose Semiconductors).

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