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Motorola MarketLink

September 12, 2007


Motorola & Motorola Ventures

September 12-13, 2007

MarketLink a.k.a. High-Tech Speed Dating:

Marketlink pairs local companies with multinational corporations hoping to identify and license new technologies. MarketLink brings parties of mutual interest together by orchestrating an event that will offer selected companies the opportunity to present to technology executives from visiting corporations in a personalized 1-on-1 session. <more>


Who Motorola is:

Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. Inspired by our vision of Seamless Mobility, the people of Motorola are committed to helping you get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that you want and need. We do this by designing and delivering the “must have” products, “must do” experiences and powerful networks — along with a full complement of support services. A Fortune 100 company with global presence and impact, Motorola had sales of US$42.9 billion in 2006. <more>

Motorola Ventures represents a diversified portfolio with a typical investment ranging from $3 million to $5 million. Our purpose is to nurture a venture company through its critical phases of start-up, growth and expansion. In addition to providing financial support, we offer business and technology expertise, market leadership and brand recognition to growing companies with compelling business plans. In turn, the companies we invest in introduce us to new ideas, new technologies and new markets. The result – strategic and financial value and, ultimately, competitive advantage. <more>


What Motorola is Looking For:

Motorola is looking for applications, platforms, silicon, hardware and/or components that focus on the areas listed below.

  • Biometrics
  • Contextual Awareness
  • Convergence – wired to wireless
  • Display Technology
  • Enabling the Wireless Home
  • Energy/Power
  • Field networks
  • I/O Technology
  • Integrated Network Enablers
  • Interoperability
  • Location Based Services
  • Mobile Advertising – directed sales
  • Mobile BB and Data Enablers
  • Mobile Commerce/Payment
  • Mobile Computing Technology
  • Multimedia – music, video, gaming
  • RFID Technology
  • Security
  • User Experience – interoperability between devices
  • Video Interoperability


Who Will Be Here From Motorola:

Farshad Mohamadi – Senior Director, Mobile Video Solutions
Raghu Rau – Senior Vice President, Mobile TV
Paul Maroney – Vice President, CHS CTO Office
Scott Ball – Hardware Architect, CDMA Advanced Hardware Group
Mark Steele – Vice President, OEM and Enterprise Wireless Sales
Mel Gaceta – Investment Manager, Motorola Ventures
Kim McGuire – Investment Analyst, Motorola Ventures
Code Cubitt – Investment Manager, Motorola Ventures

Event Host:


12544 High Bluff Drive, Suite 150, San Diego, California 92130

Applications will be reviewed and accepted on a first come first serve basis, so apply early. There are up to 16 spots and 4 standby spots available for 50 minute presentation meetings with Motorola. Applicants will be notified on a rolling basis if accepted, with the deadline for final notification of acceptance on August 27, 2007.

But you can still apply to share your company information with Motorola and other MarketLink companies


September 12, 2007
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