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esmertec is the leading provider of Java(TM) solutions for the mobile world. Our wireless and enterprise class solutions are based on Sun Microsystems J2ME(TM) technology and the Jbed Micro Edition Platform. The Jbed platform delivers service providers, mobile device manufacturers, application developers and enterprise IT organizations the rich user experience of high performance computing on small devices.

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Esmertec is the leading independent software company focusing on Java™ solutions and technologies for mass-market devices such as mobile multimedia phones, personal digital assistants and home entertainment systems. Our Java Virtual Machines and J2ME software solutions deliver high performance computing on small devices to mobile device and consumer appliance manufacturers and embedded systems solutions providers. Our application components software platform enables device manufacturers, mobile operators and application developers to create highly customised services and branding for mass market handsets with very fast time-to-market and minimised integration costs. Founded in 1999, Esmertec is a global company headquartered in Dübendorf-Zurich, with engineering, sales and customer support operations located in Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States, Singapore, China, Korea and representation in Japan. Big thinking in a small space

Contact Information
Lagerstrasse 14
Duebendorf CH-8600
+41 1 823 89 00
+41 1 823 89 99
Leng Stricker
+41 1 823 89 00

Company Facts
Founded:Apr 1999
Founders:Dr. Daniel Diez, Dr. Beat Heeb, Dr. Hansruedi Heeb
CEO:Alain Blancquart
CTO or technical lead:Anne-Marie Larkin
CFO or finance director:Edwin Douglass
Head of Sales:Jean-Claude Martinez
Head of Marketing:Leng Stricker

Sector:Software development
Profitability:Not Profitable
Funding raised:Yes
Funding sought:No
Seeking Partnerships:Yes

Non-executive Board Members

Key Customers

  • LG Electronics
  • Wavecom
  • Time Warner Cable
  • Intel
  • Skyworks
  • TTP Com
  • Infineon
  • Agere Systems
  • Pantech
  • Quanta
  • Dai Telecom
  • Cellon
  • Vidiom

    Key Business Partners

  • Intel
  • Qualcomm
  • NTT DoCoMo
  • ARM
  • In-Fusio

    Key Competitors

  • Sun Microsystems
  • Aplix
  • Tao Group

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