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Quantum Effect Devices

Founded Year



Acq - P2P | Acquired

Total Raised




About Quantum Effect Devices

Quantum Effect Devices offers high-performance processors for embedded applications. It manufactures million instructions per second (MIPS)-based micro-processors for applications in the communications industry. The company was founded in 1991 and is based in Santa Clara, California. In August 2000, Quantum Effect Devices was acquired by PMC-Sierra.

Headquarters Location

3255-3 Scott Boulevard Suite 200

Santa Clara, California, 95054,

United States



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Quantum Effect Devices Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Quantum Effect Devices founded?

    Quantum Effect Devices was founded in 1991.

  • Where is Quantum Effect Devices's headquarters?

    Quantum Effect Devices's headquarters is located at 3255-3 Scott Boulevard, Santa Clara.

  • What is Quantum Effect Devices's latest funding round?

    Quantum Effect Devices's latest funding round is Acq - P2P.

  • How much did Quantum Effect Devices raise?

    Quantum Effect Devices raised a total of $38M.

  • Who are the investors of Quantum Effect Devices?

    Investors of Quantum Effect Devices include PMC-Sierra, Norwest Venture Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Goldman Sachs and 3 more.



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