Infocast along with our sponsors announced the five most promising companies at the fifth annual Semiconductor Venture Fair on March 1-2, 2006 at the Clarion Hotel San Francisco Airport. An audience of nearly 200 venture capitalists, semiconductor investment and emerging company professionals, members of the press and key industry players took part in the vote. The five winners were selected from over 70 companies who's CEOs presented their business plans to the investment community at the two-day event.
Here, in alphabetical order, are this year's Most Promising Companies:
* Hellosoft, Inc.
* Motia, Inc.
* SemiSouth Labs
* Vivace Semiconductor, Inc.
HelloSoft is a leading supplier of signal processing technology and Software-Defined Radio (SDR) solutions for VoIP, Cellular, Wi-Fi, and converged markets. A pioneer in feature-rich customizable VoIP platform, combined with its best-of-breed Cellular and WLAN Intellectual Property (IP) Portfolio, HelloSoft’s offerings enable cost-effective, low-power and high performance mass deployment of multi-mode mobile and portable communication devices for the converged market place. HelloSoft is the inventor of RISC-only implementation, which has been adopted by 30+ major semiconductor and OEM/ODM companies worldwide.