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Sierra Design Automation  Acquired by Mentor Graphics (2007 $ 90,000,000)

3250 Jay Street
Santa Clara, CA 95054
USA
408-986-8700
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Management

Former Employees: Pravin Madhani Rusty Ingram
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Arjun Gupta (TeleSoft Partners) Sangam Pant (Evercore Partners) Amit Shah (Artiman Ventures)
Company

Business description: Sierra Design Automation is a privately funded EDA company focused on providing the highest productivity IC implementation system solutions to the semiconductor industry. Pinnacle, Sierra's flagship product, is the industry's first IC implementation solution developed specifically to meet the high capacity, short turnaround time and quality of results (QoR) demands of large designs targeted at manufacturing processes of 90 nanometer and below. Pinnacle is the industry's first IC implementation solution developed specifically to meet the high capacity, short turn around time and quality of results demands of large designs targeted at manufacturing processes of 90 nanometer and below. Its revolutionary physical synthesis and unified physical prototyping technologies built on a breakthrough product architecture, speeds design closure by 5x to 10x over last-generation tools, slashes turnaround time from days to hours and eliminates a major recognized bottleneck in the physical design of multi-million gate nanometer chips.
Customers include: FujitsuToshiba;  ATI Technologies;  STMicrosystems
Partners include: ARMSynopsys
Capital

Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings: May 2006
Capital raised: 15.0M
Last Round: 14.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Mentor Graphics (2007 $ 90,000,000)

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Overview
Record updated: Jun 2007
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 2003
Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings: May 2006
Capital Raised: 15.0M
Last Round: 14.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Mentor Graphics (2007 $ 90,000,000)