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JANUARY 2005

FOCUSED ON EMERGING SEMICONDUCTOR COM

PANIES

VOL 10 ISSUE 1

Radar Scope

Auvitek

Auvitek International was formed in March 2004 to develop “high perfor- mance DTV/HDTV demodulation pro- cessors” for the DTV market and Multimedia PC markets, a $2 billion target market, according to the compa- ny. Auvitek has received $4 million in first round funding from KLM Capital Group, Storm Ventures and VenGlobal Capital, and will seek additional capi- tal in the future. The company is based in Silicon Valley, with its major design center in Shanghai China. Auvitek has 21 employees.

Ping Dong, CEO Victor Ren, COO Jerry Shaevitz, CFO

48461 Fremont Blvd. Fremont, CA 94538 Fax: 510.492.1278 www.auvitek.com

Avnera

Avnera was formed to develop semi- conductors for consumer products. The company has received funding from

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Manpreet Khaira, CEO (previously founder, president & CEO of Mobilian)

16505 NW Bethany Ct, Suite 100 Beaverton, OR 97006 Tel: 503.718.4100 Fax: 503.718.4101 www.avnera.com

Calypto Design

Calypto Design Systems (see May 2003 issue) was founded in 2002 to develop “products that will bridge the gap between electronic system level (ESL) design and RTL-design imple- mentation.” The company has received roughly $16.5 million in funding from Tallwood Capital, Walden Internation- al Ventures, Infineon Ventures and JAFCO Ventures. Calypto technology will reduce IC design verification time and costs and increase flexibility in design and architectural optimization. Its software products are currently in beta testing.

DevadasVarma, Ph.D., CEO, President and Co-Founder (previously a

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Michael Sanie, VP of Marketing and Business Development (previously the group director of strategic indus- try initiatives at Cadence and direc- tor of marketing and business development for IC design at Numerical Technologies)

Gagan Hasteer, Ph.D., VP of Engineer- ing and Co-Founder (previously Director of Engineering at Innolog- ic Systems, which was acquired by Synopsys, and an early member of theAmbit Design Systems engineer- ing team)

Anmol Mathur, Ph.D., Chief Architect and Co-Founder (previously the ar- chitect of the datapath synthesis and optimization group atAmbit Design Systems and Cadence)

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Radar Scope ................................... 1 Startup Profiles .............................. 5 People ........................................... 13 Funding & IPOs ............................ 16 Mergers & Acquisitions ............... 18 Business & Financials ................... 19 Market Research .......................... 20 Emerging Trends .......................... 21 New Products ............................... 22 Licensing & Partnerships ............. 25 Design Wins ................................. 26 Company Financials ..................... 26 Stock Charts ................................. 27

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