Gennum Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1973

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 451


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 2

  • Investments
  • 3

Gennum General Information


Designer and seller of information technology connectivity products. The company is engaged in selling connectivity products such as bus bridge, cable drivers, clock and data recovery, cross point switches, equalizers, limiting amplifiers, sync separators and other products to its clients in Burlington, Canada.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Linear Technology Inc.
Ownership Status
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Connectivity Products
Former Stock Listing
Corporate Office
  • 4281 Harvester Road
  • Burlington, Ontario L7L 5M4
  • Canada

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Gennum Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Gennum Patents

Gennum Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-8879618-B2 Decision feedback equalizer and transceiver Active 13-Sep-2010 000000000000 0
US-20120201289-A1 Decision feedback equalizer and transceiver Active 13-Sep-2010 000000000000 0
EP-2389768-A1 Video specific built-in self test and system test for crosspoint switches Inactive 21-Jan-2009 0000000000
EP-2389758-A1 Crosspoint switch for use in video and other applications Inactive 21-Jan-2009 000000000 0
EP-2389758-A4 Crosspoint switch for use in video and other applications Inactive 21-Jan-2009 H04N5/268 0
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Gennum 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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Gennum Investments & Acquisitions (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Semtech EMEA 06-Apr-2011 0000000000 0000 Other Commercial Services
ASIC Architect 28-Jul-2008 0000000000 00.00 Computers, Parts and Peripherals
Toumaz Technology 30-Jun-2004 Early Stage VC 00.000 General Purpose Semiconductors
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Gennum FAQs

  • When was Gennum founded?

    Gennum was founded in 1973.

  • Where is Gennum headquartered?

    Gennum is headquartered in Burlington, Canada.

  • What is the size of Gennum?

    Gennum has 451 total employees.

  • What industry is Gennum in?

    Gennum’s primary industry is Connectivity Products.

  • Is Gennum a private or public company?

    Gennum is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Gennum?

    The current valuation of Gennum is 00000.

  • What is Gennum’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Gennum is 00000.

  • When was Gennum acquired?

    Gennum was acquired on 20-Mar-2012.

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