Legendary Venture Capital Firm Powers Silicon Renaissance
menlo park, california When San Jose, California, December 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Leading venture capital firm Mayfield and leading semiconductor incubator Silicon Catalyst today joined forces to foster innovation in startups. Under the terms of the partnership, Mayfield will invest capital, provide mentoring and evaluate them for follow-on investment in the majority of seed-stage companies approved for the Silicon Catalyst incubator/accelerator.
This collaboration follows Mayfield’s belief in a silicon renaissance that has accelerated in the wake of the stagnation of Moore’s Law. Mayfield has partnered with Alif Semiconductor founder Frere Systems for the past five years. substitutable, Graphwear, NUVIA (acquired by Qualcomm), Recogni, and some stealth startups. It follows his 50+ year track record of investing in iconic semiconductor companies such as Cypress, Inphi, LAM Research, LSI Logic, MIPS, Qtera, S3 and Sandisk.
“We are proud to partner with Silicon Catalyst to foster a wave of entrepreneurs who are bringing silicon back to Silicon Valley.” Navin Chadda, Mayfield Managing Partner. “The Silicon Catalyst team has been unwavering in supporting entrepreneurs across a semi-ecosystem spanning photonics, IP, MEMS, sensors, materials and life sciences innovation teams around the world. We are pinpointing the pulse of change – the point that is powering this renaissance.Together, we are excited to see many industries being revolutionized by a new wave of semiconductor startups.
Details of Mayfield’s POV can be found at: https://www.mayfield.com/the-golden-age-of-silicon-innovation-continues/
“Mayfield and Silicon Catalyst share the same goal of driving semiconductor innovation and market success for start-ups,” he said. Pete Rodriguez, Silicon Catalyst CEO. “We are thrilled to know that most seed-stage companies are eligible to receive $150,000 Upon admission to the Silicon Catalyst program as a result of our partnership with Mayfield. Additionally, it allows startups to get started with free shuttle runs, design tools and IP from over 60 in-kind partners, including TSMC, Synopsys and ARM. “
As these incubated companies proceed with their incubation, they are eligible to apply for Silicon Catalyst Angels and receive up to a matching investment. $250,000 Per company from our new alliance. Finally, startups that receive these investments and execute on their plans will be placed at the top of the future investment pipeline through Mayfield’s regular investment funds.
With a people-first philosophy and a track record of over 50 years of founding and early-stage investments, Mayfield is a global venture capital firm that partners with founders to create iconic companies, consumer, semiconductor, and building companies around human and planetary health.Since its inception, the company has invested in more than 550 of his companies, completed 120 IPOs and more than 225 of his acquisitions, and is now $2.2 billion under control. For more information, https://www.mayfield.com or follow @mayfield fund.
About silicon catalyst
Silicon Catalyst is the world’s only incubator dedicated to accelerating semiconductor solutions, built on a comprehensive coalition of physical and strategic partners to dramatically reduce the cost and complexity of development. increase. Over 700 of his startups worldwide are involved with Silicon Catalyst, and the company recognizes 88 exciting companies. With a world-class network of mentors advising startups, Silicon Catalyst helps new semiconductor companies meet the challenges of moving from idea to realization. This incubator/accelerator provides start-ups with access to design tools, silicon devices, networking, and avenues for funding, banking, and marketing acumen to launch and grow new technology solutions for companies. make it successful. Over the past seven years, the Silicon Catalyst model has proven to dramatically accelerate a startup’s trajectory while de-risking the investor’s equation. Silicon Catalyst has been named a winner of Semiconductor Review’s 2021 Top-10 Solutions Company Award. Silicon Catalyst Angels was founded. July 2019 As a separate entity providing access to seed and Series A funding to Silicon Catalyst portfolio companies. For more information, visit www.siliconcatalyst.com When www.siliconcatalystangels.com.
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