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UMC Capital

UMC Capital

UMC Capital was established in February 2001 as the direct investment arm of world leading semiconductor foundry UMC.

UMC Capital is an evergreen venture capital firm based in Taipei, Taiwan with offices located in Sunnyvale, California and Shanghai, China. UMC Capital was founded in 2001 and is the fully owned subsidiary of United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), a semiconductor foundry which provides advanced IC production for applications spanning every major sector of the electronics industry. The firm seeks to invest in semiconductors, automotive related, industrial automation and digital health sectors.



By leveraging the resources of UMC and its affiliates, UMC Capital is well positioned to deliver significant strategic values to startup companies.



The mission and objectives of UMC Capital are: identifying innovative technologies, forming mutually productive relationships with entrepreneurs, exploring and expanding emerging and applications, and earning financial returns for the parent company UMC.

Investment

UMC Capital has made investments in NextInput, AtScale, Cerebrex, CNEX Labs, Alpine Data Labs, FangCloud Technology, EZTABLE, SwiftStack, Thismoment, Glympse and Cloudwords.



They have exited their investments in Nexenta Systems, Alpine Data Labs, Fuhu, Metacloud, Enverv, SandForce, Ubiquisys, MaxLinear, Intellon Corporation, SiRF Technology and ChipX.

Timeline

Funded Companies

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MaxLinear is a Carlsbad, California-based semiconductor company.

Trilliant is a smart grid company.

SandForce is a Milpitas, California-based enterprise software company.

Swiftstack is a software company founded by Orion Auld.

A company developing preventive measures and treatments for diseases and vaccines addressing nicotine addiction

People

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Alex Shen

Vice President



Anita Chao

Senior Director



Athena Cheng

Employee



Christie Hung

Vice President



Cindy Cheng

Professional Accountant



DJ Lung

Vice President



Grad Liu

Vice President



James Yen

Vice President



Jane Tien

CFO



Jeanne Kuo

Legal Counsel



Joe Zhuo

Vice President



Kevin Demin Yang

Employee



Kris Peng

President



Mei Ching Wu

Director



Rachel Liu

Senior Director



Roman Zastavniy

Employee



Shun Wen Lin

Professional Accountant



Steve Pan

Director



Ting Huan Chiang

Executive Assistant



Winnie Chen

Vice President



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