After an incredible year for SemiWiki I spent much of January breaking down 2020 with our sponsoring companies. Some had a down year, some had a flat year, but quite a few had remarkable years. One standout company is SmartDV which recorded a 51% revenue increase, so the important question is why?
SmartDV covers one of the more explosive market segments and that is IP. SmartDV also covers one of the fastest growing EDA segments and that is verification. This is one of those 1+1=3 situations, absolutely.
SmartDV closed multi-year agreements and added 26 new customers in North America, Japan, Europe and Asia, which grew 126%.
SmartDV saw an increased licensing demand of close to 70% for Verification IP and a 300% increase in demand for Design IP solutions. So much of this can be attributed to its expanding Design and Verification IP portfolio. Engineering groups purchasing SmartDV’s IP range from well-funded startups and mid-size chip makers to well-known diversified companies.
Will that growth continue in 2021?
The acquisition of a portfolio of silicon-realized controller Design IP for MIPI and USB interfaces last year will help fuel growth this year. In fact, 2021 revenue to date has already reached 22% of 2020’s full year revenue. 2021’s strong growth so far comes from both design and verification IP in the 5G, consumer and HPC markets, though design IP is considerably stronger.
“Our 2021 revenue projections are strong in all regions and show increasing interest in our products, especially Design IP,” says Deepak Kumar Tala, SmartDV’s managing director. “As we grow our business and expand our offerings, our customer commitment and service will not waiver nor will our ability to rapidly customize Design and Verification IP for specific applications and customer requirements.”
So yes SmartDV is hiring:
SmartDV offers a unique opportunity for ambitious ASIC engineers. As a ASIC design and verification expert you will have range of projects to work with. You will have opportunity to work with industry’s best talent.
At SmartDV you will get to work on technologies which are very innovative and will have chance to contribute to this innovative technologies. If you think you know next big thing in verification, or you think you can solve next big issue in verification, then SmartDV is right place for you. Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
SmartDV™ Technologies is the Proven and Trusted choice for Verification and Design IP with the best customer service from more than 250 experienced ASIC and SoC design and verification engineers. SmartDV offers high-quality standard protocol Design and Verification IP for simulation, emulation, field programmable gate array (FPGA) prototyping, post-silicon validation, formal property verification and RISC-V CPU verification. Any of its Design and Verification IP solutions can be rapidly customized to meet specific customer design needs. The result is Proven and Trusted Design and Verification IP used in hundreds of networking, storage, automotive, bus, MIPI and display chip projects throughout the global electronics industry. SmartDV is headquartered in Bangalore, India, with U.S. headquarters in San Jose, Calif.
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