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January 13, 2009

Investment Firms, Levensohn Venture Partners, August Capital, Mayfield Funds, and Others invests $7 Million in Ubicom

Based in Sunnyvale, California, Ubicom, Inc. is a company which provides 32-bit embedded and multithreaded processor and software solutions for communications and media applications.��� Today Ubicom announced that it secured $7 million in Series 5 funding from a group of vc firms.�

Ubicom�s IP series of processors employ unique multithreaded architecture, software controlled interfaces, and hardware accelerators to achieve a high processor performance at lower energy consumption.�� Along with a software platform that leverages an extensive open source community, Ubicom allows its clients to develop a wide range of different products, including wireless routers, access points, broadband access devices, media players, etc.� Ubicom is a venture backed privately held company.�

The Series 5 funding was lead by Levensohn Venture Partners, August Capital, Mayfield Funds, Lehman Brothers Ventures, and Investcorp Technology Partners.�� With the opening of Ubicom�s platform, the company plans to address adjacent market segments, which include IADs (Integrated Access Devices), enterprise access points, security VPN routers, digital photo frames, and digital media players.

Gangesh Ganesan, the newly appointed CEO of Ubicom states that the support of the company�s investors in compiling this recent funding underscores the technology and market momentum of Ubicom�s products.�� Ubicom has a strong group of investors that have a vision for the company�s continued accelerated growth in the imbedded technology market.� Ubicom�s StreamEngine 7000 series of products, based on the UBICOM 32 architecture, will be aimed at the broader 32-bit communications, media, and embedded markets.� In 2009, Ubicom plans to announce many new exciting solutions and clients.

According to Janice Roberts of Mayfield Funds, the investors are exceedingly enthusiastic about Ubicom�s unique processor architecture because of its ability to address a wide range of important and unmet needs in the 32-bit embedded processor market.� Ms. Roberts states that Mayfield believes that Ubicom is poised for significant growth in the near future due to a compelling price performance power advantages of the UBICOM 32 in these markets.�� Ms. Roberts also states that she is confident that Ubicom will continue to gain momentum in 2009 and beyond.

Mayfield Funds provides venture capital by partnering with exceptional individuals who create industry leading companies.�� Mayfield manages over $2.8 billion in funds and has a team of ten investing professionals.� Mayfield Fund was founded in 1969 and has invested in more than 500 companies.�

Levensohn Venture Partners was established in 1996 and invests in the tech industry.� The vc firm believes in working closely with entrepreneurs and co-investors.

Founded in 1995, August Capital currently has six investment partners and manages over $1.3 billion and have invested in 75 different companies over a wide spectrum of the tech industry.�