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1732 North First Street
Suite 250
San Jose, CA, 95112


Board Director
Board of Directors


Series F, 7/2007
Cadence Design Systems
Greylock Partners



CoWare, Inc. supplies platform-driven electronic system-level design software and consulting services to IP, semiconductor, and electronics companies. It offers products, services, and IP models that support platform architecture design, platform verification, application sub-system design, processor design, DSP algorithm design, and software development solutions. The company’s products include Platform Architect, a SystemC-based graphical environment that captures the product platform, as well as provides a dashboard for initiating the platform analysis functions; Model Designer for capturing and verifying the blocks of IP; Virtual Platform, a self-contained package platform simulation for distribution to software development teams; Model Library, a library of processor, bus, and peripheral models that are used in product platforms; and Processor Designer that enables the creation of custom processors or programmable hardware accelerators, and their models for incorporation into product platforms. CoWare, Inc. also provides Signal Processing Designer, which enables the design and analysis of signal processing algorithms, and exports these algorithm implementations as blocks; and Virtual Platform product family, which delivers tools and technologies to support the creation, distribution, and use of virtual hardware platforms for device software development and validation.

The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in San Jose, California with offices, and research and development facilities in the United States, Belgium, Germany, and India.

Recent Milestones

  • Dollar
    CoWare received $7M in Series F funding. (7/20/07)
    Posted 3/15/10 at 11:47am
  • Check
    CoWare added Sunil Samel as Co-founder. (1/1/96)
    Posted 7/16/13 at 6:29pm
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    CoWare added Alan Naumann as President & CEO.
    Posted 7/31/13 at 3:55am



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