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Aniah raises €6 million to hurry up the deployment of its verification and design assist software program for semiconductors

Grenoble, November 22, 2022 – Aniah, a semiconductor design help software program firm, declares that it has closed its €6 million Sequence A spherical led by Supernova Make investments, a number one deeptech investor. BNP Make investments, Crédit Agricole Sud Rhône Alpes (CASRA), Enterprise Angels consultants within the area and Bpifrance full the financing.

A Grenoble-based startup created in 2019 and specialised in design help and semiconductor verification software program, Aniah has developed a singular expertise answer that accelerates verification processes by an element of a thousand and corrects design errors on the earliest levels of growth.

Its software program, accessible since June 2022, has already satisfied a number of market leaders, together with STMicroelectronics, making Aniah a key participant in semiconductor design and verification.

Worldwide growth

This €6m financing spherical, led by Supernova Make investments by way of the FPCI Supernova 2, will enable Aniah to speed up its progress and worldwide growth in key markets, particularly in Asia, the USA and Israel. It is going to additionally allow the finalization of the event of latest modules for chip reliability evaluation, design mission monitoring or APIs for AI-based automated design. Aniah’s addressable market is estimated at €800m.

Remi Moriceau, co-founder and CEO of Aniah, says: “Our expertise was born from an actual market want, to have a singular device, capable of analyze complicated circuits electrically. We’ve got developed a easy and ergonomic utility that may be built-in into our prospects’ flows. This spherical of financing from companions who’re consultants within the sector will allow us to make this answer accessible to your complete market, to construction our growth in high-potential areas and to encompass ourselves with new skills.”

“This fundraising helps our ambition to turn into a number one participant within the analog design of built-in circuits. Our evaluation capability gives an answer to the numerous difficulties encountered by our prospects, each in design and in qualification of their initiatives. Armed with an intuitive and simply deployable product, Aniah depends on this fundraising to strengthen its buyer base, which already reaches 600 billion {dollars} in cumulative gross sales” explains Vincent Bligny, co-founder and President of Aniah.

“Aniah is shaking up the market by fully renewing the semiconductor electrical design and verification software program supply. Its revolutionary method, 1000 occasions quicker than competing options, brings appreciable productiveness positive factors to its prospects and a stage of high quality by no means reached earlier than. Supernova Make investments could be very happy to assist this Grenoble-based deeptech nugget by giving it the means to develop its supply internationally” feedback Damien Bretegnier, Funding Director at Supernova Make investments.

“Aniah introduces an actual technological breakthrough within the therapy {of electrical} design errors for the semiconductor business. Its easy, didactic, and non-invasive method for engineers will enchantment to the principle gamers within the electronics chain as a result of it secures the time to marketplace for the introduction of future digital merchandise. After two successes within the semiconductor area (Si Automation and Qualtera), I’m honored to have the ability to assist the founding workforce in accelerating the success of an distinctive and really promising technical mission” stated Richard Moustiés, Chairman of the Board.

“It’s important for STMicroelectronics to discover progressive EDA options wherever they will create worth for our prospects. That is the case with Aniah, with whom now we have been working for greater than two years and whose device guarantees to revolutionize IC design because of a disruptive method to the essential verification stage” concluded Mourad Djouder, Supervisor PDK and Design Flows at STMicroelectronics.

About Aniah

Aniah is a 20-person Grenoble-based start-up based in 2019 by Vincent Bligny and Rémi Moriceau. The corporate makes a speciality of design help and verification software program for semiconductors. Aniah’s distinctive expertise accelerates semiconductor chip verification processes, correcting design errors within the early levels of growth.

About Supernova Make investments

Supernova Make investments is a pioneering and main deeptech funding agency, managing and advising 7 funds totalling over €500 million. Specialised in investing in disruptive expertise start-ups, Supernova Make investments focuses its experience in business, healthcare, power and surroundings, and digital. Its workforce’s 20 years of expertise in expertise funding has enabled it to accompany greater than 100 of probably the most progressive corporations of their segments, from inception to maturity. Supernova advantages from a privileged partnership with the CEA (a serious participant in analysis, growth and innovation) and Amundi (a number one European asset administration firm).

FPCI Supernova 2 is a seed funding fund managed by Supernova Make investments. Its important traders are Crédit Agricole, the Fond Nationwide d’Amorçage managed by Bpi France, CEA, Michelin, BioMérieux, Vinci, EDF, CGG, UDIMEC in addition to entrepreneurs and household places of work.

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