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POLYTEDA to Expand Global Activities Through New Joint Alliance with TekStart PDF Print E-mail

Leading sales, marketing and support partner to assist in expansion of POLYTEDA’s global presence, focusing on semiconductor foundries and fabless SoC developers looking for faster and more accurate verification solutions

May 15, 2013 – Palo Alto, California; and Kiev, Ukraine - TekStart LLC, a leading provider of semiconductor intellectual property (SIP) and engineering design automation (EDA) solutions, and POLYTEDA UKRAINE LLC, a leader in engineering design automation tools for the semiconductor industry, are partnering to bring the power of innovation to the market through a joint relationship. The relationship will involve the sale, marketing and support of POLYTEDA’s PowerDRC/LVS Physical Verification  (PV) suite, including its support through TekStart’s extensive global, sales channel.


“We are extremely pleased to be in a position to take advantage of POLYTEDA’s intimate knowledge of the challenges faced by our advanced SoC and Foundry customers. The One-Shot DRC processing platform, help deliver the required accuracy, unparalleled capacity, scaling and runtime performance these customers expect”, said Howard Pakosh, President and Chief Executive Officer, TekStart. “By officially recognizing this partnership, we are continuing to grow our capabilities and services giving our customers the tools necessary to develop next generation technologies.”


“POLYTEDA is happy to team with TekStart. Their expertise and portfolio is complementary to ours, so we expect that our customers can gain significant synergies from this cooperation,” comments POLYTEDA’s Deputy Director of Engineering, Alexander Grudanov.


POLYTEDA has been shipping product for five years and is actively working with advanced foundries engaged in delivering the One-Shot DRC-based fgPV technology platform on a worldwide basis. Customers are seeing accurate results with significant gains in performance and capacity at advanced sub-wavelength process nodes.


TekStart will promote and support POLYTEDA’s PowerDRC/LVS PV to semiconductor communities through its channel of associates in North America, Europe, Israel, Japan, Taiwan ROC and China PRC, with a specific focus on semiconductor foundries.



POLYTEDA UKRAINE LLC is a provider of One-Shot© DRC processing within its Fine-Grain Physical Verification (fgPV) technology platform, which is becoming a critical need for nano-scale processes—most advanced deep sub-wavelength process technologies such us 40nm and below. PowerDRC/LVS is POLYTEDA’s flagship product. For more information about POLYTEDA and its products, please visit

About TekStart

TekStart LLC is a leading management consulting and engagement firm based in Las Vegas, NV. TekStart are experts in the wireless, consumer electronics and digital TV markets. Originally established in 1997, the team comprises C-level executives with a large array of industry experience at leading consumer electronics, semiconductor and semiconductor intellectual property (IP) companies, start-ups and service organizations. TekStart’s vision is to bring the best industry sales and marketing practices to companies of all sizes, through innovative training & development methodologies and consulting services. We are a knowledge-based business; our programs deliver sustainable improvement through knowledge transfer and the effective use of coaching and mentoring within all levels of the organization.



D. Christopher Keil
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Alexander Grudanov
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