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Zenasis Technologies  Acquired by Open-Silicon (2007  amount undisclosed)

2665 North First Street #100
San Jose, CA 95134
USA
(408) 324 1785
Website Company Summary Management Team
Management

CEO: Dennis Harmon (07/12/2005)
Finance: Robyn Ashe
Technology: Jayanta Roy; Mark Brown
Not listed on the website: (May no longer be at the company) David Crites*;  Debashis Bhattacharya*
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) James V. Diller (angel investment fund) Jay Morrison (Newbury Ventures) Mark Pine (Sigma Partners) Faysal A. Sohail (Cadabra Design Automation CEO) Alfred Stein (VLSI Technology CEO)
Advisory board: Rob Roy (Zenasis Technologies)
Company

Business description: Zenasis Technologies, Inc. is provider of next-generation design optimization technology for cell-based design, which helps in bridging the gap between ASIC and Custom IC designs. Its context-specific hybrid optimization technology operates simultaneously at gate, physical and transistor levels for a given design placement, and empowers designers to improve performance, power, area and routing. Zenasis helps cell-based designers to meet the demands for higher performance; faster timing closure and cost-reduction without changing their existing process technology and tool flows. The Zenasis team has a mix of experience in EDA, semi-conductor and high-performance design industries.
Partners include: Agilent TechnologiesArtisan ComponentsBroadcomCadence Design SystemsFujitsuHynix SemiconductorMentor GraphicsMips TechnologiesSynopsysTensilicaTexas InstrumentsTranswitchUMCVirage Logic;  Cadabra;  Magma Design;  OEA International;  Renesas;  Silicon Metrix
Capital

Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Mar 2006   Oct 2004
Capital raised: 21.9M
Last Round: 4.9M
Ownership: Acquired by Open-Silicon (2007  amount undisclosed)
Corporate investors: TSMC

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Overview
Record updated: Dec 2006
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 2000
Headcount: 26-50 as of Nov 2004
Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Mar 2006   Oct 2004
Capital Raised: 21.9M
Last Round: 4.9M
Ownership: Acquired by Open-Silicon (2007  amount undisclosed)