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Zaffire

2 Disclosed Funding Rounds $85,000,000

0 Participating Investments


Transportation, Commercial

Zaffire, Inc. is an innovative new optical networking company.

San Jose, California, United States, North America (US)

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Silicon Valley (0 Investors) (0 Startups), West Coast (0 Investors) (0 Startups), Western US (0 Investors) (0 Startups), San Francisco Bay Area (0 Investors) (0 Startups)

Founded date 01, 1998

Operating Status Active

Funding Stage M&A

Last Funding Type Series C

Company Type For Profit


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Zaffire, Inc. is an innovative new optical networking company. Their mission is to fundamentally change the economic formula for metro and regional service providers. Using breakthrough technology designed with a commercial focus, They solve Their customers' most pressing optical transport problems and give them a compelling competitive advantage. With the support of the industry's leading investors, partners and management team, Zaffire is uniquely positioned to be a leader in the metro and regional optical networking marketplace.

Date Round Raised Lead
June, 07, 2000 Series C $85,000,000 Integral Capital Partners
March, 14, 2000 Series B Undisclosed -------

Zaffire Investors (23)

Investor Lead? Round Participating Raise Date Partners
OppenheimerFunds No Series C $85,000,000 June, 07, 2000 -------
JT Venture Partners No Series C $85,000,000 June, 07, 2000 -------
Integral Capital Partners Yes Series C $85,000,000 June, 07, 2000 -------
Juniper Networks No Series C $85,000,000 June, 07, 2000 -------
MRV Communications No Series C $85,000,000 June, 07, 2000 -------
Azure Capital Partners No Series C $85,000,000 June, 07, 2000 -------
Pilgrim Baxter Hybrid Partners No Series C $85,000,000 June, 07, 2000 -------
Kinetic Ventures No Series C $85,000,000 June, 07, 2000 -------
Morgan Stanley Dean Witter No Series C $85,000,000 June, 07, 2000 -------
J & W Seligman No Series C $85,000,000 June, 07, 2000 -------
Octane Capital Management No Series C $85,000,000 June, 07, 2000 -------
Kleiner Perkins No Series C $85,000,000 June, 07, 2000 -------
OppenheimerFunds No Series B Undisclosed March, 14, 2000 -------
JT Venture Partners No Series B Undisclosed March, 14, 2000 -------
Williams Communications No Series B Undisclosed March, 14, 2000 -------
BroadBand Office No Series B Undisclosed March, 14, 2000 -------
The Carlyle Group No Series B Undisclosed March, 14, 2000 -------
Octane Capital Management No Series B Undisclosed March, 14, 2000 -------
Morgan Stanley Dean Witter No Series B Undisclosed March, 14, 2000 -------
Kleiner Perkins No Series B Undisclosed March, 14, 2000 -------
Kinetic Ventures No Series B Undisclosed March, 14, 2000 -------
Juniper Networks No Series B Undisclosed March, 14, 2000 -------
J & W Seligman No Series B Undisclosed March, 14, 2000 -------