Cohda Wireless is a venture–backed, privately–held company in Adelaide, Australia with strong strategic investors. Its shareholders include:
Cisco is the worldwide leader in IT that helps companies seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the previously unconnected. Cisco is helping the automotive and transportation systems industries deliver new functionality, enhanced safety and improved driver experience. By incorporating an intelligent network, OEMs, suppliers, enterprises and consumers can benefit from intelligent transportation systems, connected commercial fleets and smart Connected Vehicles.
NXP ® Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure Connected Vehicle, end–to–end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets. Built on more than 60 years of combined experience and expertise, the company has 31,000 employees in more than 33 countries and posted revenue of $9.5 billion in 2016. NXP exclusively licenses the Cohda 802.11p technology together with its chipsets as a one–stop shop to automotive customers. Cohda is NXP's preferred partner for automotive 802.11p reference designs.
SciVentures Investments Pty. Ltd. ("SciVentures") is an Australian–owned and operated funds management company. It was established in April 2002. To date, SciVentures has operated primarily in the start–up new business space in a range of high technology disciplines. SciVentures was a recipient of an Australian Federal Government license under its Pre–Seed Fund Program.
Epicorp has developed a portfolio of high–value Australian information and communications technology companies. Epicorp is owned by public institutions including the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australian National University, National ICT Australia and the University of Canberra. It manages a number of funds, primarily through the support of the ICT Incubator Program (ICTIP) as operated by the Australian Government Department of Communications, IT and the Arts.
With offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Washington, the Mooroolbark Group of companies (M–Group) is a leading "boutique–style" venture capital investor. M–Group provides equity financing, business assistance and corporate advisory services to small to mediumsized Australian and international companies — particularly those with a desire for growth and expansion. Established in 1997, the M–Group has concluded many successful investments into Australian and US companies and has developed a sound reputation as a specialist investor in ICT, Bio Tech and other market sectors.
UniSA Ventures is the technology commercialisation arm of the University of South Australia (UniSA). Its mission is to facilitate the translation of outcomes from research into products and services that create a commercial return and have a positive impact on society. Additionally, UNISA Ventures is an important conduit linking UniSA to industry whereby industry needs can be addressed using the world–class expertise and capabilities within the University.