Milestones

  • April launch event at Avaya Stadium attended by over 700 industry and investment professionals
  • 11 in-kind partners announced including Synopsys, TSMC, Advantest, Keysight, PDF Solutions, imec, Autodesk, OpenSilicon, imt, AMFitzgerald and softMEMS.
  • Initial incubator location established in San Jose
  • 10 experienced industry executives supporting incubator operations
  • Named “Startup Company of the Year 2015” by EE Times/EDN
  • 78 startups applied for admission to incubator through April 2016
  • 10 companies offered admission
  • Screening events attended by over 50 people including 25 potential investors and strategic partners
  • Visible presence at 20 industry and media events as invited keynotes, presenters, panelists and interviews
  • 5 NSF SBIR awards for startup admissions and contenders that received Silicon Catalyst support letters