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Optimal{1}  Acquired by Apache Design Solutions (2007  amount undisclosed )

6980 Santa Teresa Blvd. #100
San Jose, CA 95119
Website Company Summary Management Team

Management: Ching-Chao Huang (SVP Business Development);  Jamie Metcalfe (VP Business Development)Sungmin Kim (VP Engineering);  An-Yu Kuo (CTO)
Outside board: Ron Norris (VentureTech Alliance Managing Member)Jung-Chin Cheng (Silan Chairman)Frank Lee (Global Strategic Investment Fund)Leonard Perham (NetLogic Microsystems Chairman) Katherine Jen (AsiaTech Management Managing Partner)
Advisory board: Andreas Cangellaris (University of Illinois Professor)

Business description: Optimal is a leading provider of high signal integrity electronic design automation software. The company's breakthrough technology and engineering expertise have helped leading chip and system companies solve challenging high-speed design problems and bring industry-leading products to market. Optimal provides customers with a complete signal integrity design flow from IC to package to PCB. The core technology includes superior finite-element techniques, efficient CAD database manipulation and unique signal integrity solution. The products are designed for both junior and senior engineers working on interconnect extraction, IR drop, crosstalk, and ground bounce analysis.
Customers include: AppleIntelLSITSMCXilinx;  Agere
Partners include: Cadence Design SystemsRio Design Automation ;  AWR;  CAD Design Software

Rounds: 1
Capital raised: 8.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Apache Design Solutions (2007  amount undisclosed )
Corporate investors: Silan

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Record updated: Oct 2007
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 1995
Rounds: 1
Capital raised: 8.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Apache Design Solutions (2007  amount undisclosed )