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Startups Pitch Ideas at VLSI Design Meet
Startups Pitch Ideas at VLSI Design Meet

The VLSI Design Conference 2023, held in Hyderabad from January 8 to January 12, 2023, focused on ‘Semiconductors Driving Disruptive Innovations in Global Digitalization’. A key highlight of the conference was the Startups Investor Connect held on January 12, where emerging startups in the VLSI and embedded sectors pitched their ideas to leading investors.


The event featured participation from notable startups such as Anew Design Automation, Lightspeed Photonics, Vasbeam, and Cyrrup. These startups showcased innovative ideas aimed at shaping the future of semiconductor design and embedded systems.


Minister of State for Electronics & IT and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, had announced the Future Design Programme, committing $200 million to startups involved in designing IP, tools, or devices for next-generation applications in India. The programme was part of the broader $10 billion India Semiconductor Mission aimed at fostering a vibrant semiconductor ecosystem in India.


The conference brought together industry professionals, academia, researchers, and government organizations to discuss advancements in VLSI technology and foster collaborations that drove technological innovation and economic growth in India.