Altera Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1983

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 3,091


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 6

  • Investments
  • 14

Altera General Information


The company offers field-programmable gate array (FPGA) semiconductor devices, systems on a chip (SoCs) with embedded processor systems, and complex programmable logic devices (CPLDs) in combination with software tools, intellectual property, and embedded processors to provide high-value programmable solutions to businesses globally.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
General Purpose Semiconductors
Other Industries
Multimedia and Design Software
Corporate Office
  • 101 Innovation Drive
  • San Jose, CA 95134
  • United States
+1 (408) 000-0000

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Altera Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Altera Comparisons

HQ Location
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Post Valuation
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Altera Competitors (36)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Integrated Silicon Solution Formerly PE-Backed Milpitas, CA 000 000 000000&0
GSI Technology Formerly VC-backed Sunnyvale, CA 000 000.00 000000&0
Monolithic Power Systems Formerly VC-backed Kirkland, WA 0000 000.00 00000000 000.00
Power Integrations Private Equity-Backed San Jose, CA 000 000.00 000000000000 000.00
Rambus Formerly VC-backed San Jose, CA 000 0000 00000000 0000
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Altera Patents

Altera Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20240193331-A1 Techniques for coarse grained and fine grained configurations of configurable logic circuits Pending 22-Feb-2024 000000000
US-20240178801-A1 Circuits and methods for receiving data signals having different common-mode voltages Pending 05-Feb-2024 00000000
US-20240192983-A1 Network functions virtualization platforms with function chaining capabilities Pending 12-Jan-2024 00000000000
US-20240184966-A1 Fpga compiler flow for heterogeneous programmable logic elements Pending 29-Dec-2023 0000000000
US-20240128963-A1 Protection system for gate drivers Pending 28-Dec-2023 H03K17/08104
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Altera Executive Team (18)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
David Sheehan Vice President, Sales & Marketing
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Altera Board Members (9)

Name Representing Role Since
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Altera 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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Altera Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Altera Investments & Acquisitions (14)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Lime Microsystems 02-May-2014 00000 0000 000.00 Wireless Communications Equipment
Enpirion 14-May-2013 0000000000 Application Specific Semiconductors 0000 0000
Tpack 22-Apr-2013 0000000000 000.00 Connectivity Products 00000 000
Avalon Microelectronics 14-Dec-2010 0000000000 000.00 Application Specific Semiconductors 000 00000 07-Apr-2003 Merger/Acquisition Application Software
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Altera ESG

Peers Analysis

Peer performance insights compare the company’s ESG performance to the performance of selected peers to help inform future ESG decisions and drive internal performance improvements.


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Semiconductor Design and Manufacturing




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Altera FAQs

  • When was Altera founded?

    Altera was founded in 1983.

  • Where is Altera headquartered?

    Altera is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

  • What is the size of Altera?

    Altera has 3,091 total employees.

  • What industry is Altera in?

    Altera’s primary industry is General Purpose Semiconductors.

  • Is Altera a private or public company?

    Altera is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Altera?

    The current valuation of Altera is 0000.

  • What is Altera’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Altera is 00000.

  • How much funding has Altera raised over time?

    Altera has raised $1.5B.

  • Who are Altera’s investors?

    Berkeley VC International, CampVentures, DFW Capital Partners, Genesis Centre, and IVP are 5 of 8 investors who have invested in Altera.

  • Who are Altera’s competitors?

    Integrated Silicon Solution, GSI Technology, Monolithic Power Systems, Power Integrations, and Rambus are some of the 36 competitors of Altera.

  • When was Altera acquired?

    Altera was acquired on 28-Dec-2015.

  • Who acquired Altera?

    Altera was acquired by Intel.

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