Carbon Design Systems Inc., a supplier of virtual platform
and secure model solutions, announced today that it
received $4 million in investment funding from Samsung
Venture Investment Corporation. Additionally, the companies
have entered into a strategic partnership.
Funds from the strategic investment will be used as working
capital and support Carbon's development of tools in the
electronic system level (ESL) design space, including its
virtual prototypes. Carbon currently offers a unified
virtual prototype that scales from 100% accuracy to
hundreds of MIPS performance.
"Carbon's technology helps Samsung's development of
leading-edge consumer devices," states Jung Ho Kim, an
investment manager at Samsung Venture Investment
Corporation. "The strategic partnership will offer Samsung
a way to more broadly expand and fast track adoption of ESL