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Investments

65

Portfolio Exits

15

About WK Technology Fund

WK Technology Fund, founded in 1989, is a Taiwan venture capital firm that invests in early-stage and mid-stage private companies in Communications and Information Technology in Asia and the United States.

WK Technology Fund Headquarter Location

10F, 89, Section 2, Tiding Avenue

Taiwan

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Ruckus Wireless Secures $9 Million in Second Round Financing

Nov 5, 2015

Sutter Hill Ventures and Investor AB Lead Up-Round in Next-Generation Wireless Multimedia Technology Supplier MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, September 19, 2005 – Ruckus Wireless, Inc., formerly Video54, today announced that it has secured $9 million in its second round of financing, which increases total investment in the company to over $14 million since its formation in June of 2004. The proceeds will be used to enhance product development and to scale sales and marketing activities. Ruckus Wireless develops and markets the only wireless multimedia system that delivers reliable and quality transmission of voice, video and data communications over standard Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) technology throughout the home. Sutter Hill Ventures and Investor Growth Capital, the venture capital arm of Investor AB of Sweden led the new financing. Existing investors Sequoia Capital and WK Technology Fund completed the oversubscribed round. WK Technology Fund led the $3.5 million first round of financing, while Sequoia Capital and private investors provided the initial $1.5 million of seed money. Ruckus Wireless has also appointed Wen Ko, founding managing director of WK Technology Fund to its board of directors. In addition to Mr. Ko, the Ruckus board of directors is comprised of a who's who of networking industry veterans including Dominic Orr, chairman and former CEO of Alteon WebSystems, Selina Lo, president and CEO, Gaurav Garg, former founder of Redback Network and partner at Sequoia Capital and Bill Kish, CTO and co-founder of Ruckus Wireless. In less than one-year of operation, Ruckus Wireless has developed and delivered the industry's next generation of wireless multimedia products, signed an worldwide agreement to license its BeamFlex™ technology to NETGEAR and announced its first customer shipments to PCCW, Hong Kong's primary telecommunications provider.

WK Technology Fund Investments

65 Investments

WK Technology Fund has made 65 investments. Their latest investment was in LED Engin as part of their Series E on April 4, 2012.

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WK Technology Fund Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

4/23/2012

Series E

LED Engin

No

7/19/2010

Series D

LED Engin

No

6/18/2010

Unattributed VC

ApaceWave Technologies

$7.8M

No

11/14/2007

Series E

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$99M

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0

10/23/2007

Series C

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$99M

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0

Date

4/23/2012

7/19/2010

6/18/2010

11/14/2007

10/23/2007

Round

Series E

Series D

Unattributed VC

Series E

Series C

Company

LED Engin

LED Engin

ApaceWave Technologies

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Amount

$7.8M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

No

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

0

0

WK Technology Fund Portfolio Exits

15 Portfolio Exits

WK Technology Fund has 15 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Microfabrica on April 18, 2019.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

4/18/2019

Acquired

$99M

2

6/6/2017

Acquired

$99M

2

4/4/2016

Acquired

$99M

2

11/16/2012

IPO

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$99M

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10

6/4/2012

Acquired

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$99M

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0

Date

4/18/2019

6/6/2017

4/4/2016

11/16/2012

6/4/2012

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

IPO

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

2

2

2

10

0

WK Technology Fund Team

3 Team Members

WK Technology Fund has 3 team members, including current Senior Vice President, Eric Chu.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Eric Chu

Senior Vice President

Current

Frank Ho

Managing Director

Current

Eric Wang

Managing Director

Former

Name

Eric Chu

Frank Ho

Eric Wang

Work History

Title

Senior Vice President

Managing Director

Managing Director

Status

Current

Current

Former

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