Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2009

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 49

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $160M

  • Investors
  • 1

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
Corporate 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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Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
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Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) Competitors (10)

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 00.000
TDK-Micronas Corporate Backed or Acquired Freiburg, Germany 0000 000000&0
MEMSDrive Venture Capital-Backed Nanjing, China 00 000.00 00000000000 000.00
ARM Formerly PE-Backed Cambridge, United Kingdom 0000 00.000 00000000 00.000
NextInput Formerly VC-backed San Jose, CA 00 000.00 000000&0 000.00
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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 Active 10-May-2021 00000000000 0
US-20220369043-A1 Robust mems microphone Active 07-Jan-2020 000000000 0
US-20220394384-A1 Piezoelectric mems device with an adaptive threshold for detection of an acoustic stimulus Active 14-Mar-2019 000000000 0
US-10715922-B2 Piezoelectric mems device for producing a signal indicative of detection of an acoustic stimulus Active 29-Feb-2016 00000000 00
EP-3350114-A1 Plate spring Inactive 18-Sep-2015 H04R17/025
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Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) Executive Team (10)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Matthew Crowley Co-Founder, CSO and Board Member
Trudy Coleman Chief Financial Officer
Karl Grosh Ph.D Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer
Richard Hegberg Executive Chairman & CEO
Robert Littrell Ph.D Co-Founder
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Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) Board Members (12)

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 (29)

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 Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) FAQs

  • When was Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) founded?

    Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) was founded in 2009.

  • Who is the founder of Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments)?

    Matthew Crowley, Karl Grosh Ph.D, and Robert Littrell Ph.D are the founders of Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments).

  • Who is the CEO of Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments)?

    Matthew Crowley is the CEO of Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments).

  • Where is Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) headquartered?

    Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) is headquartered in Boston, MA.

  • What is the size of Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments)?

    Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) has 49 total employees.

  • What industry is Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) in?

    Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments)’s primary industry is Electronic Equipment and Instruments.

  • Is Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) a private or public company?

    Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments)?

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  • What is Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments)’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) is 000000.

  • How much funding has Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) raised over time?

    Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) has raised $77.4M.

  • Who are Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments)’s investors?

    AAC Technologies, Accomplice VC, Alumni Ventures, Amazon Alexa Fund, and American Family Ventures are 5 of 29 investors who have invested in Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments).

  • Who are Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments)’s competitors?

    Sorex Sensors, TDK-Micronas, MEMSDrive, ARM, and NextInput are some of the 10 competitors of Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments).

  • When was Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) acquired?

    Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) was acquired on 31-Aug-2022.

  • Who acquired Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments)?

    Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) was acquired by Qualcomm.

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