Mentor FINALLY Acquires Solido Design

Mentor FINALLY Acquires Solido Design
by Daniel Nenni on 11-20-2017 at 5:00 pm

I say finally because it was a long time coming… almost ten years to be exact. I started doing business development work for both Solido and Berkeley Design Automation about ten years ago and have been trying to put them together ever since. The synergy was obvious, like peanut butter and jelly. In fact, this is my third time … Read More


CEO Interview: Amit Gupta of Solido Design

CEO Interview: Amit Gupta of Solido Design
by Daniel Nenni on 02-13-2017 at 7:00 am

Solido Design Automation is rapidly making a name for itself in EDA. Amit Gupta is founder and CEO of Solido Design Automation, based in Saskatoon, Canada. You should also know that Solido is one of the founding members of SemiWiki.com. In the last six years we have published 44 Solido related blogs that have racked up more than 200,000… Read More


Solido DA is One of Deloitte’s Fastest 50!

Solido DA is One of Deloitte’s Fastest 50!
by Daniel Nenni on 11-20-2016 at 8:00 pm

As a longtime EDA professional this really made my day. At a time where emerging EDA companies struggle for public validation, it warms my heart to see some very public recognition for an EDA job well done.

Deloitte, a leading Canadian professional financial services firm, announced the winners of their Technology Fast 50 program… Read More


Improvements in SRAM Yield Variation Analysis

Improvements in SRAM Yield Variation Analysis
by Tom Dillinger on 03-27-2016 at 12:00 pm

The design of an SRAM array requires focus on the key characteristics of readability, writeability, and read stability. As technology scaling has enabled the integration of large (cache) arrays on die, the sheer number of bitcells has necessitated a verification methodology that focuses on “statistical high-sigma” variation… Read More


Solido Has Perfected the Emerging EDA Company Business Model!

Solido Has Perfected the Emerging EDA Company Business Model!
by Daniel Nenni on 06-18-2015 at 7:00 pm

Last year at #51DAC we gave away more than a thousand printed versions of our book “Fabless: The Transformation of the Semiconductor industry.” This year we gave away pens with a light and stylus. My friends at Solido Design gave away 600 pens in their booth and we gave away another 400 at our DAC reception on Wednesday night. Solido… Read More


Custom IC Panel: Winning the Custom IC Design Race!

Custom IC Panel: Winning the Custom IC Design Race!
by Daniel Nenni on 05-19-2015 at 12:00 pm

Back in the day, EDA companies enabled the foundries. Seriously, those pesky little foundries chased us EDA companies around like puppies who needed a walk. Now, emerging EDA and IP companies are the puppies and we chase the foundries. Solido Design Automation is one of the hardest working puppies that I have ever helped with strategic… Read More