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Premier Gathering for Semiconductor Professionals!

Premier Gathering for Semiconductor Professionals!
by Daniel Nenni on 07-28-2013 at 6:00 pm

Image RemovedThe US Executive Forum hosted by the Global Semiconductor Alliance is coming up on September 25th at the beautiful Rosewood Sand Hill Hotel in Menlo Park. Over 150 executives from the semiconductor and technology industry will attend creating a truly unique opportunity to listen to some of the world’s foremost… Read More


GSA Entrepreneurship: Getting Money In and Out

GSA Entrepreneurship: Getting Money In and Out
by Paul McLellan on 07-19-2013 at 1:32 am

This afternoon and evening I was at GSA’s entrepreneurship conference at the Computer History Museum. The first two panel sessions were essentially on getting money into companies to get them started (or growing them), and getting money out when you have built the business.

The first session was officially titled FuelingRead More


How to Engage with the Fabless Semiconductor Ecosystem

How to Engage with the Fabless Semiconductor Ecosystem
by Daniel Nenni on 07-16-2013 at 10:00 pm

SemiWiki is absolutely the best place to start of course. You can read observations, opinions, and experiences on a wide variety of semiconductor related topics from semiconductor professionals around the world. You can also mingle with the 653,105+ people who visit SemiWiki in the comment sections and the forum. Registration… Read More


GSA Awards Deadline Looming + GSA Entrepreneurship Conference

GSA Awards Deadline Looming + GSA Entrepreneurship Conference
by Paul McLellan on 07-05-2013 at 5:09 am

Image RemovedGSA has award for various categories that are presented at their annual awards dinner. This year’s dinner will be on Thursday December 12th at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

Some of the awards have now passed their cutoff date. But a few remain open until July 12th (hurry, just one more week):

  • Startup to Watch
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Dan Niles: Everything Changed on May 22nd

Dan Niles: Everything Changed on May 22nd
by Paul McLellan on 06-26-2013 at 11:09 pm

I listened to Dan Niles’s quarterly report that he does for GSA. He had a lot of the usual background data on savings rates and GDP growth, but the big story is that everything changed on May 22nd and that this will turn out to be a very significant moment. That was the day that the Fed basically announced that it would start to “taper”… Read More


GSA Entrepreneurship Conference

GSA Entrepreneurship Conference
by Paul McLellan on 06-10-2013 at 12:04 am

GSA’s next event is the annual Entrepreneurship Conference to be held at the Computer History Museum on July 18th. The event runs from 3pm to 8pm. Attendance is free but you must register here.

Image RemovedThe event consists of 5 panel sessions followed by a reception. The full roster of who will be on each panel is not completely… Read More


GSA Awards…Nominate!

GSA Awards…Nominate!
by Paul McLellan on 05-08-2013 at 4:50 pm

Image RemovedFor 19 years GSA (presumably going back to the days when it was Fabless Semiconductor Association, FSA) has recognized public and private semiconductor companies. The awards are celebrated at a dinner. This year’s dinner is on Thursday December 12th at the Santa Clara Convention Center. The keynote speaker… Read More


The Capital Lite Semiconductor Model

The Capital Lite Semiconductor Model
by Paul McLellan on 05-07-2013 at 8:05 pm

Image RemovedFor a couple of years the GSA has had working group looking at funding of semiconductor investment. There is a general feeling, which I share, that it is hard to get a fabless semiconductor company off the ground (nobody would dream of trying to create one with a fab these days) due to the size of the investment and the relatively… Read More


MOS-AK/GSA Munich Workshop

MOS-AK/GSA Munich Workshop
by Daniel Nenni on 04-29-2013 at 4:06 pm

The MOS-AK/GSA Modeling Working Group, a global compact modeling standardization forum, completed its annual spring compact modeling workshop on April 11-12, 2013 at the Institute for Technical Electronics, TUM, Munich. The event received full sponsorship from leading industrial partners including MunEDA and Tanner EDA.… Read More


GSA European Executive Forum

GSA European Executive Forum
by Paul McLellan on 04-27-2013 at 9:58 am

Image RemovedThe first week of June is DAC in Austin of course. But over in Europe, the Wednesday and Thursday of that week, June 5-6th is the GSA European Executive Forum, bringing C-level executives together from all over Europe. It actually runs from 2pm on Wednesday until about 2pm on Thursday including a VIP dinner on Wednesday… Read More