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Bitwave Semiconductor

Founded Year



Series C | Alive

Total Raised


Last Raised

$1.33M | 14 yrs ago

About Bitwave Semiconductor

BitWave Semiconductor is a fabless semiconductor company developing universal radio chips for cell phones and PDAs using software defined radio techniques. BitWave's product aims to reduce the cost and enhance the functionality of cell phones by providing ubiquitous connection to wireless networks.

Headquarters Location

900 Chelmsford Street Tower 3 Floor 7

Lowell, Massachusetts, 01851,

United States


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Expert Collections containing Bitwave Semiconductor

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Bitwave Semiconductor is included in 1 Expert Collection, including Semiconductors, Chips, and Advanced Electronics.


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Bitwave Semiconductor Patents

Bitwave Semiconductor has filed 33 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Acoustics
  • Audio engineering
  • Hearing
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Audiology, Acoustics, Hearing, Graphical user interface elements, Audio engineering


Application Date


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Related Topics

Audiology, Acoustics, Hearing, Graphical user interface elements, Audio engineering



Bitwave Semiconductor Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Bitwave Semiconductor founded?

    Bitwave Semiconductor was founded in 2004.

  • Where is Bitwave Semiconductor's headquarters?

    Bitwave Semiconductor's headquarters is located at 900 Chelmsford Street, Lowell.

  • What is Bitwave Semiconductor's latest funding round?

    Bitwave Semiconductor's latest funding round is Series C.

  • How much did Bitwave Semiconductor raise?

    Bitwave Semiconductor raised a total of $32.78M.

  • Who are the investors of Bitwave Semiconductor?

    Investors of Bitwave Semiconductor include Apex Venture Partners, TVM Capital and ECentury Capital.

  • Who are Bitwave Semiconductor's competitors?

    Competitors of Bitwave Semiconductor include ClariPhy Communications.

Compare Bitwave Semiconductor to Competitors

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GCT Semiconductor

GCT Semiconductor is a fabless designer and supplier of advanced 4G mobile solutions. GCT's products are system-on-a-chip solutions that integrate radio frequency, baseband modem and digital signal processing functions onto a single die for the 4G LTE and WiMAX markets. GCT was the first to commercialize single-chip solutions for LTE and WiMAX. GCT's technology and system-level expertise enable it to provide complete 4G platform solutions, which are differentiated by their small form factors, low power consumption, high performance, high reliability and cost effectiveness.

Quantenna Communications

Quantenna Communications provides wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) solutions focusing on developing chipsets for high-speed wireless networks and devices. Its solutions portfolio comprises radio frequency chips and digital baseband chips, integrated single chip for video stream, and more. It was founded in 2006 and is based in San Jose, California. OnSemi acquired Quantenna Communications.

ClariPhy Communications

ClariPhy Communications develops mixed signal, advanced digital signal processing (MXSP) SoCs targeting multi-mode, multi-rate high performance optical network applications at 10, 40, 100, and 200G. ClariPhy is offers a One Stop Shop approach, with all significant intellectual property (IP) developed in-house, providing ICs to customers with superior feature sets and accelerated time-to-market (TTM). ClariPhy's LightSpeed SoCs increase capacity and reach while eliminating costly regeneration equipment, simplifying network management and lowering system CAPEX and OPEX costs.

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