Qsent is an e-commerce technology and solutions corporation. The company's first two products are iQradio and iQtaxi. iQradio, a nationwide comprehensive interactive station directory, contains all 13,000+ commercial and non-commercial stations in the US. iQradio's one-of-a-kind database makes it easy for users to find stations by artist, talk show, sports team or network programming -- anytime, anywhere. iQradio can be accessed now using Internet-ready mobile phones, Palms and PCs. The iQtaxi service will be the first nationwide, Internet-based real-time transportation reservation system for taxis, sedans and limousines.
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.." The Free Library. 2000 Business Wire 07 Jul. 2016 http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Qsent%2c+Inc.+Secures+%2420+Million+in+Venture+Funding%3b+Oak+Investment...-a065295577 Chicago style: The Free Library. S.v. Qsent, Inc. Secures $20 Million in Venture Funding; Oak Investment Partners and Voyager Capital Fuel Qsent Strategy.." Retrieved Jul 07 2016 from http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Qsent%2c+Inc.+Secures+%2420+Million+in+Venture+Funding%3b+Oak+Investment...-a065295577 APA style: Qsent, Inc. Secures $20 Million in Venture Funding; Oak Investment Partners and Voyager Capital Fuel Qsent Strategy.. (n.d.) >The Free Library. (2014). Retrieved Jul 07 2016 from http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Qsent%2c+Inc.+Secures+%2420+Million+in+Venture+Funding%3b+Oak+Investment...-a065295577 Business/High Tech Editors LAKE OSWEGO, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 19, 2000 Qsent announced today the closing of a $20.5 million second roundof financing co-led by Oak Investment Partners and Voyager Capital withadditional participation from strategic investors. Qsent is preparing to deliver services that make the Internet andwireless experience immensely richer and more productive. The companywill use the funds to establish their leadership in providingintelligent transaction-based products for wireless service providers,businesses and portals. "This is a significant milestone for the company, allowing usto continue execution of our iQ product line and our global expansionstrategy," said Patrick Cox, Qsent CEO. "Our relationship withtop tier venture firms Voyager Capital and Oak Investment Partners willaccelerate the execution of Qsent's plan. " Oak Investment Partners, Palo Alto, Calif., is ranked fourth on thelist of Top Money-Raisers in Venture Capital by Forbes ASAP (May 2000).Oak Investment Partners is a classic venture capital firm that fundshigh-growth entrepreneurial ventures including: TheStreet.com, Inktomiand Exodus Communications, Inc. "We recognized Qsent's vision for the transaction-basedprofit model and believe that the company has positioned itself to bethe industry leader," said Dave Walrod at Oak Investment Partners. "We appreciate the company's strong, experienced managementteam and have confidence in their ability to carry out thecompany's business plan. " Voyager Capital is the leading Seattle-based e-business venturefirm with investments in business-to-business e-commerce, Internet andwireless companies in the Northwest including: Avenue A, GoAheadSoftware and Tegic. "Since our initial investment in Qsent, they have proven theirability to successfully execute their business plan, broadening what isavailable on the Internet today," said Enrique Godreau, managingdirector, Voyager Capital. "Qsent is emerging as a leader in therapidly growing mobile computing industry. " Qsent closed a first round of funding in March 2000. The roundraised over $8 million from the company's founders, as well asAuxier Asset Management and Voyager Capital. About Oak Investment Partners Oak Investment Partners was founded in 1978 and has raised nineventure capital partnerships with a total of $2.6 billion in committedcapital. Oak has sponsored over 300 companies with aggregate annualrevenues in excess of $60 billion. Its portfolio companies includeInktomi, InterNAP, Exodus, Media Metrix and Vicinity. Oak's mostrecent partnership, Oak IX, was organized in September 1999 and iscapitalized at $1 billion. For more information, visit www.oakvc.com. About Voyager Capital Voyager Capital is an e-business venture capital firm with $265million under management. Voyager's focus is on early stageinvestments with a concentration on business-to-business e-commerce,Internet, and wireless companies. Beyond capital, the firm'smanaging directors' extensive industry experience in buildingbusinesses contributes substantial value to Voyager's portfoliocompanies. The team brings to portfolio companies more than 55 combinedyears of venture capital, senior management and business developmentexperience in the information technology industry. Voyager isheadquartered in Seattle, with an office in Palo Alto, Calif. For moreinformation, visit Voyager Capital's Web site atwww.voyagercapital.com. About Qsent Qsent is an e-commerce technology and solutions corporation foundedin 1998 by wireless communications veterans Patrick M. Cox and Kevin S.Anderson, and Internet technology expert Greg A. Keene. Chairman and CEO Cox, and president and COO Anderson, co-foundedMetro One Telecommunications (Nasdaq:MTON) and helped lead the companyfrom start-up through IPO. CTO Keene has managed the development ofhundreds of Web sites for clients around the world. The company's first two products are iQradio(SM) andiQtaxi(SM), both available in Q3 2000. iQradio, a nationwidecomprehensive interactive station directory, contains all 13,000+commercial and non-commercial stations in the US. iQradio'sone-of-a-kind database makes it easy for users to find stations byartist, talk show, sports team or network programming -- anytime,anywhere. iQradio can be accessed now using Internet-ready mobilephones, Palms and PCs. The iQtaxi service will be the first nationwide,Internet-based real-time transportation reservation system for taxis,sedans and limousines. Headquartered in Lake Oswego, Oregon, Qsent is a privately held,venture capital funded corporation. For more information on Qsent, visitthe company website at www.qsent.com or send email to email@example.com. COPYRIGHT 2000 Business Wire No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder. Copyright 2000, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company. Article Details
Qsent Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was Qsent founded?
Qsent was founded in 1998.
Where is Qsent's headquarters?
Qsent's headquarters is located at 4145 SW Watson Avenue, Beaverton.
What is Qsent's latest funding round?
Qsent's latest funding round is Acquired.
How much did Qsent raise?
Qsent raised a total of $54.5M.
Who are the investors of Qsent?
Investors of Qsent include TransUnion, Oak Investment Partners and Voyager Capital.
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