What is Cadence?

Cadence Design Systems

Cadence Design Systems is a US engineering and software company.

The company is known for its electronic design automation (EDA) software, in addition to software, hardware and silicon structures for integrated circuits, printed circuit boards and systems on chips.

The company was founded in 1988 after the merger of two companies, SDA Systems and ECAD, merged together.

As of 2016, the company employed more than 7,000 people and had revenues of around $1.82bn. It has frequently appeared as one of the top places to work in Silicon Valley.


What exactly is EDA software?



Main Business:

Software and Engineering

Founded by:

Richard Newton, Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, James Solomon, Glen Antle and Paul Huang


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