Acco Semiconductor, Inc., a Sunnyvale, Calif. and Paris, France-based provider of CMOS RF solutions for smartphones and IoT, closed a $35m funding round.
This round was led by Bpifrance, through its growth fund Large Venture, with participation from Foundation Capital, Pond Ventures, Partech Ventures, Omnes Capital, Siparex Group and A Plus Finance.
The company intends to use the funds to launch its new generation of industry standard RF front-end CMOS solutions, R&D for next generation products and add incremental local support for its customer base.
Led by Greg Caltabiano, President and CEO, Acco is a fabless semiconductor company focused on developing critical RF front-end components, including Multi-mode Multi-band Power Amplifiers (MMPA), manufactured in standard high-volume bulk CMOS processes. The company, which is currently accelerating its business into various brands of LTE smartphones now found in several countries throughout Asia and Europe, has developed and patented RF front-end technology for mobile communications devices (power amplifiers and antenna switches) that uses standard complementary-metal-oxidesemiconductor (CMOS) processing.