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Market Insight: Private Semiconductor Vendors and Startups, 2014

Published: 20 June 2014

ID: G00263504

Analyst(s): Gerald Van Hoy

Summary

Startup businesses and private company acquisitions have declined significantly in the last two years because of rising production costs and design complexity. The Internet of Things could be the stimulus for technology innovation that will provide greater ROI for investors.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Analysis of Private Semiconductor Companies
    • Fabless, IP Vendors and EDS Dominate
    • Communications, Power Management and Memory Technologies Drive Investment
    • M&A Targets Are Broadening
  • Among Fabless Companies, ASSPs Dominate

Background and Context

The Impact

Conclusion

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