Props to John Cooley for his article looking at Apache Design's history and products. It's been 10 years since the last EDA IPO? Surprising and troubling. Let's hope it's less than a decade for the next one.
Email from John:
http://www.deepchip.com/gadfly/gad031811.html INDUSTRY GADFLY: "A brief history of Apache and its IPO" by John Cooley On Monday, Apache Design Solutions, Inc. (APAD) filed to IPO for $75 million as a publically traded stock on the NASDAQ. The last company to successfully IPO in EDA was 10 years ago. It was Magma, which raised $63 million back in 2001.... http://www.deepchip.com/gadfly/gad031811.html