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GE Ventures, Microsemi and Corning Partner to Launch Menlo Micro and Next Generation of Electronic Switching

December 06, 2016

Menlo Micro will scale GE‟s unique Digital-Micro-Switch technology, a key part of GE‟s digital industrial strategy, enabling revolutionary solutions for multiple industries

IRVINE, Calif. – December 6, 2016 – Today, GE Ventures announced the launch of Menlo Micro, a new spinout from GE‟s Global Research Center, which has re-invented one of the most fundamental building blocks of electronic systems – the electronic switch. The company‟s disruptive Digital-Micro-Switch platform is strongly positioned to enable end products serving multiple industry verticals – including today‟s mobile communications networks to future next generation 5G mobile networks and industrial IoT markets. Menlo Micro is also backed by strategic investments from semiconductor solutions provider – Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), materials science powerhouse - Corning, as well as Paladin Capital Group, who combined with GE Ventures, are investing $18.7 million in Menlo Micro.

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