Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) Overview

  • Founded
  • 2009

Founded
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 49

Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $160M

Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) General Information

Description

Developer of piezoelectric microphone products designed to improve the reliability of the voice user interface for smartphones, and smart speakers. The company's products use acoustic-sensing technology with voice capture, and sound-recording signal-to-noise ratio, and can withstand water, dust, and particle contaminants, enabling users to get free in response to sound waves in order to capture the maximum signal and provide better performance.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Sonify, Baker-Calling
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Other Industries
Application Specific Semiconductors
Parent Company
Qualcomm
Primary Office
  • 77 Summer Street
  • Floor 8 & 9
  • Boston, MA 02110
  • United States
+1 (857) 000-0000

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Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
7. Merger/Acquisition 31-Aug-2022 $160M 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC (Series B1) 13-Dec-2021 0000 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC 07-Apr-2021 000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Debt - PPP 28-May-2020 00000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Later Stage VC (Series B) 09-Apr-2019 000.00 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Later Stage VC (Series A) 08-Dec-2016 $19.4M $19.4M 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Grant 01-Jan-2013 $2.61M Completed Startup
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Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series B-1 0,000,000 00.000000 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 00.000
Series B 0,000,000 00.000000 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 00.000
Series A 1,806,670 $0.000010 $10.3 $10.3 1x $10.3 19.51%
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Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) Comparisons

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Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
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Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) Competitors (7)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Sorex Sensors Venture Capital-Backed Cambridge, United Kingdom 0 00.000 0000000000 0 00.000
000 Formerly PE-Backed Premstaetten, Austria 00000 00.000 0000000000 00.000
000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Pasadena, CA 00 000.00 0000000000 0 000.00
0000 0000 Venture Capital-Backed Portsmouth, OH 0 000000 000000 - 000 000000
0000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Santa Clara, CA 000 0000 00000000000 0000
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Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) Patents

Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20220365128-A1 Transducer built-in self-test Pending 10-May-2021 00000000000
US-20220369043-A1 Robust mems microphone Pending 07-Jan-2020 000000000 0
US-20210211809-A1 Robust mems microphone Active 07-Jan-2020 000000000
US-11438706-B2 Robust mems microphone Active 07-Jan-2020 000000000 0
EP-3939036-A1 Microphone having a digital output determined at different power consumption levels Pending 14-Mar-2019 G10L25/78
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Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) Executive Team (11)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Matthew Crowley Co-Founder, CSO and Board Member
Karl Grosh Ph.D Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer
Richard Hegberg Executive Chairman & CEO
Robert Littrell Ph.D Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer and Board Member
Robert Holman Vice President, Finance & Administration
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Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) Board Members (13)

Name Representing Role Since
Charles Swoboda Self Board Member 000 0000
Hassen Ahmed Ph.D Self Board Member 000 0000
Jeffrey Fagnan Accomplice VC Board Member 000 0000
Katelyn Johnson American Family Ventures Board Member 000 0000
Matthew Crowley Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) Co-Founder, CSO and Board Member 000 0000
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Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) Former Investors (30)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
AAC Technologies Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Accomplice VC Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Alumni Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Amazon Alexa Fund Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
American Family Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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