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Circuit Talk Funders & Founders

Revealing actionable semiconductor insights, these compact sessions are for key ecosystem players and highlight semiconductor investment and innovation opportunities.
Hosted by John Cole

Hosted by John Cole

Senior Manager, Business Strategy, MITRE Engenuity

All Episodes

Sean doyle - managing director intel capital.
EPISODE 13

Financing the Future with Intel Capital

Guest(s):
  • Sean Doyle
    Managing Director,

Aired: January 5, 2024

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Circuit Talk, Funders and Founders spotlight of guest Tom Leahy, Head of Aerospace and Defense Business Development
EPISODE 12

SiFive and the RISC-V Revolution

Guest(s):
  • Tom Leahy
    Head of Aerospace & Defense Business Development, SiFive

Aired: November 2, 2023

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Gayathri Radhakrishan featured image
EPISODE 11

Making Smart Tech Investments with Hitachi Ventures

Guest(s):
  • Gayathri Radhakrishnan
    Partner, Hitachi Ventures

Aired: October 3, 2023

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Asif Ghatti, Director of Strategy & Innovation at America's Founder Fund, specializes in advanced technology.
EPISODE 10

Investing in Deep Tech with America’s Frontier Fund

Guest(s):
  • Asif Bhatti
    Head of Strategy and Innovation, America's Frontier Fund

Aired: September 20, 2023

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Sam Salama, CEO of Hypson, specializing in semiconductor packaging.
EPISODE 9

Packaging and the Future of Semi Tech

Guest(s):
  • Sam Salama
    CEO, Hyperion

Aired: July 27, 2023

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Featured image of Mohamed Kassem, CTO, Efabless
EPISODE 8

Democratizing Chip Design with Efabless

Guest(s):
  • Mohamed Kassem
    CTO, Efabless

Aired: June 22, 2023

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Alan Raphael, founder and CEO of Femtometrix
EPISODE 7

Clearing a Path for Startups

Guest(s):
  • Alon Raphael
    President and CEO, Femtometrix

Aired: April 20, 2023

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Shahn Faraschi, general partner at Luther Capital, focuses on semiconductor startups.
EPISODE 6

Lux Capital and Investing in the Differentiators

Guest(s):
  • Shahin Farshchi
    General Partner, Lux Capital

Aired: April 6, 2023

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Jimmy kan, founder and partner at Anzu Partners.
EPISODE 5

Redefining the Deep Tech VC Relationship with Anzu Partners

Guest(s):
  • Jimmy Kan
    Partner, Anzu Partners

Aired: March 23, 2023

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Faran Nouri, vice president of Lam Capital
EPISODE 4

Lam Capital and the Future of Investments for Semiconductors

Guest(s):
  • Faran Nouri
    Vice President, Lam Capital

Aired: March 9, 2023

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Ron Kelly, CEO of Ambature
EPISODE 3

IP Rights and Innovating Beyond Silicon

Guest(s):
  • Ron Kelly
    CEO, Ambature

Aired: February 23, 2023

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Rob snowberger, CEO of Nantero and Rahul Sen, CEO of Nantero.
EPISODE 2

The Role of Start-Ups in the Semiconductor Ecosystem

Guest(s):
  • Rob Snowberger
    CEO, Nantero
  • Rahul Sen
    CTO, Nantero

Aired: February 9, 2023

Listen to The Role of Start-Ups in the Semiconductor Ecosystem
Meghna chuppa, founder and ceo of Sandbox Semiconductor, Inc
EPISODE 1

Breaking the Mold with Sandbox Semiconductors

Guest(s):
  • Meghali Chopra
    CEO, Sandbox Semiconductor, Inc.

Aired: January 25, 2023

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