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Silicon Technologies, Inc.

The Future of Highly Automated and Integrated Tools and Intellectual Property for Analog and Mixed Signal Design

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Semiconductors
  • Location Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2009
  • Employees 4
  • Incorporation Type S-corp
  • Website silicontechnologiesinc.com

Company Summary

US DOD funded STI to develop tools and libraries and a new way to design analog ICs, saving up to 10x in time and cost. Leaders - Intel and Cadence like STI’s analog design suite. Intel spends $100M/year in analog redesign. Reducing cost to 1/10th saves millions. Analog is everywhere. An iPhone5S has more than 20 ICs. 18 are analog or partly analog. Foundry/IDM/OEM/Fabless and Design companies need STI. Revenue is available from each.

Team

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    Kent Smith
    Dr.

    Worked closely with or for SliceX, Analog Devices, General Instruments, Stanford Research Institute. CS Department Chair and Head of VLSI Research Group at The University Of Utah. Holds 22 Patents in IC design &published more than 100 papers. Expert analog design engineer with more than 80 ICs placed into production.

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    Thomas Wolf
    Mr.

    CEO and Founder of both Silicon Technologies, Inc. and SliceX. Started SliceX, an Analog IP Company, in 1996 and ran company profitably for 10+ years. Raised $25M in VC Funding To Develop ADC Products. Recruited Industry CEO and Executive Team. Spun Silicon Technologies out of SliceX to provide RF and Mixed Signal Design IP. Holder of 4 patents in analog design with more applied for.

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    Harold A. Blomquist
    Mr.

    Founder of HAB Global Consulting LLC and Senior Expert for Management Engineers LLC & Booz. Raised > $200M from Strategic Investors, Licensees, VCs, PEs, Hedge Funds, and Wall Street Investors. Led growth of digital and analog design company from $75M to $400M in annual sales. President and CEO of Simtek, Morpho Technologies, Tower USA, and ZMD USA. Sr. Vice President of AMI Semiconductors and MD of AMI GmbH and AMI Japan Co. Ltd.

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    Harry Dickinson
    Mr.

    Harry is a key member of the Advisory Board of STI and is responsible to help management formulate business definition, and business and product strategy at STI. Past COO of ARM/Artisan Components. Sold Artisan Components to ARM for $800M after redefining the business model for IP sales. Responsible for the Business Model developed by Artisan.

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    Mark Rencher
    Mr.

    Mark is a critically important member of the Advisory Board of STI. At Intel, Mark is responsible for $2B in Intel Foundry Sales. He is driving STI partnership discussions with Intel, Cadence, Marvel, Broadcomm and others. President of Pivotal Enterprises with deep experience within key stake holders in the IP industry like Intel, NXP, and Cadence.

Advisors

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    Art Schniederman - Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    DARPA
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    US Air Force
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    US Navy
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