Investors

INVESTORS

Helic has raised $7M in equity financing from strategic, angel investors and venture capital firms.

Primary Investors

Andy Bechtolsheim, Angel Investor

Andy is Founder, Chief Development Officer and Chairman of Arista Networks. Previously Andy was a Founder and Chief System Architect at Sun Microsystems, where most recently he was responsible for industry standard server architecture. Andy was also a Founder and President of Granite Systems, a Gigabit Ethernet startup acquired by Cisco Systems in 1996. From 1996 until 2003 Andy served as VP/GM of the Gigabit Systems Business Unit at Cisco that developed the very successful Catalyst 4500 family of switches. Andy was also a Founder and President of Kealia, a next generation server company acquired by Sun in 2004. Andy received an M.S. in Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 1976 and was a Ph.D. Student at Stanford University from 1977 until 1982.

Fujitsu Semiconductor Ltd

Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited designs, manufactures, and sells semiconductors, providing highly reliable, optimal solutions and support to meet the varying needs of its customers. Fujitsu Semiconductor is an investor in Helic through its venture capital branch, Global Innovation Fund Partnership.

Synopsys, Inc.

Synopsys provides products and services that accelerate innovation in the global electronics market. Synopsys is an investor in Helic through its acquisition of Magma Design Automation.

CyVenture Capital plc

CyVenture Capital Public Company Ltd is a Cyprus-based investment company. Today CyVenture is a member of the SFS group, one of the largest non-banking financial group of companies actively engaged in shipping, real estate, capital markets, venture capital and private equity.