Kandou Closes $75 Million in Series D Funding

Investment Supports Ramp Production of USB Multiprotocol Retimer Solutions and Ongoing Development of Chord Signaling Technology

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND –– December 16, 2021 –– Kandou, an innovative leader in high-speed, energy-efficient chip-to-chip link solutions, today closed its Series D round of funding, resulting in $75 million raised in the round.

The total investment in Kandou to date is $207.8 million from new and existing investors.

Proceeds from Series D will be used to ramp production of Kandou’s first silicon product known as Matterhorn, a USB-C® multiprotocol retimer solution with USB4™ support for consumer and networking applications for electronic devices. Funds also will be used for ongoing development of product and technology roadmaps, including new silicon products and Chord™ signaling intellectual property (IP) for ultra-short reach and long-reach signaling applications.

This round of funding will enable us to meet the demand for Matterhorn from customers while we continue to innovate and deliver high-speed connectivity solutions. We thank Bessemer Venture Partners for their ongoing commitment to us and welcome new Kandou investors participating in this round.

Author Details
Dr. Amin Shokrollahi, founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Kandou.

See the Press Release for full details.

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