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Dover Microsystems

Dover’s CoreGuard is the only solution that prevents the exploitation of software vulnerabilities and immunizes processors against network-based cyberattacks.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Security
  • Location Waltham, MA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2017
  • Employees 15
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

Dover is a 16-person seed-stage silicon IP licensing business with a DARPA research pedigree and $28M in non-dilutive financing. The product is CoreGuard, a hybrid HW and SW cybersecurity system that watches each instruction executed by the processor it is protecting determining if it is doing the correct thing or not. Contracts with NXP, Cadence, Air Force Research Lab through Centauri. Pipeline is healthy; 2020 revenues are projected to be $3M.


  • 0e7e6567 079e 4722 81d0 740c1afc5fab
    Founder & CEO

    Experienced Founder, CEO, COO, CTO 8 startups, 2 exits over $100M: Webspective, GeoTrust. Other startups: Service Integrity, Ambric, NovaSoft, MasPar. Co-PI DARPA’s CRASH program at BAE Systems. Early stage investor at Angle Technology Ventures, 2 yrs. PhD CS Duke; 35 patents; 4 books. Founder The Who Says I Can’t Foundation 501(c)3; TED speaker (

  • D6e81e04 191d 40e3 b5c8 dbdaf242c136
    Co-founder & VP Engineering

    Senior Manager RSA (SecurID hardware) Leader, Chinese breach remediation team ($66M cost to EMC/RSA) 20+ years firmware engineering (DEC, Compaq, RSA) MS CS Boston University; 9 patents

  • 1a2ad378 305c 4005 822f be34348a91d6
    Chief Legal Officer

    Hi-tech and start-up experience in C-suite positions. 20+ years business and legal leadership. Manages rapidly growing patent portfolio. Drives licensing negotiations on all sales deals. JD Columbia School of Law

  • 0962f906 2b8e 4c61 a1ad eff5cefc9a26
    Co-founder & CTO

    PM MCU32 India designs, SoC Architect at Microchip Lead Processor Designer at AuthenTec & RaqiaDigital Design Engineer Qualcomm, Draper 17+ years digital logic & processor design BS University of Rhode Island; Graduate Studies Tufts

  • 83fbf50a 6a14 4370 be39 c3af595c38b5
    Director Sales

    Experienced leader in strategic sales and business development in semiconductor market. Strategic account manager, Mentor Graphics 17+ years. Sales Manager, IKOS Systems, 4 years. Sales Manager, Galileo Electro-Optics, 7 years. Cincinnati Milacron, 3 years


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