History


Codasip began operations as a spin-out from the Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Information Technology in 2014 based on 10 years of research. After an initial funding round with Credo Ventures, Codasip completed a series A round with Ventech Capital, Western Digital, Shenzhen Capital Group, and Paua Ventures.

Codasip is a founding member of RISC-V International (formerly RISC-V Foundation) and was the first company to offer a commercial RISC-V IP core in 2015. Today, Codasip is a leading supplier of processing solutions for IC designers, offering products based on open standards such as the RISC-V ISA, LLVM and UVM.

Leadership


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Karel
Masařík

CEO & Co-founder


Six years of embedded systems development, followed by nine years of IP and processor design experience. Founded Codasip based on his PhD thesis.


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Zdeněk
Přikryl

CTO


Over 10 years of experience in processors design from small MCUs to complex DSPs/VLIWs, embedded systems design, HLS, simulation, driving R&D.



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Tomi
Jalonen

VP Sales


Over 20 years of experience in semiconductor industry. Sales, marketing and product line management in semiconductor IP companies worldwide.


Petr
Vrba

VP Engineering


Over 10 years of experience with software development, architecture, R&D leadership, and IT company start-up. Certified expert in agile project management.



Přemysl
Václavík

Sr. Director
Open IP


Over 25 years experience in mixed and digital IC/SoC design and methodology at VLSI Technology authorized design center, Analog Devices Inc, and OnDemand Microelectronics.



Roddy
Urquhart

Sr. Marketing Director


Over 30 years of experience in international sales, marketing, business development, and general management in the electronics industry.




Vladimír
Koutný

CFO


Over 13 years of experience in high-growth technology companies. All-round financial and operational expertise.



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Mélaine
Facon

French Design Centre Director


Over 18 years of experience in the semiconductor IP industry, from HDL design and engineering to program and project management.





Tina Xiang

China General Manager


Over 12 years of experience in semiconductor IP industry, both as an engineer and sales manager in China.



Yi Zeng

Sales Operation Officer


Over 18 years of experience in the IC and EDA industry, including IC design and implementation, technical team management, and marketing and sales of EDA products.


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Investors


Pavel Senkypl

Ventech




Pavel Baudis

Shenzhen Capital Group




Paua Ventures



Western Digital Capital




Pavel Senkypl

Eduard Kučera

Co-Founder AVAST




Pavel Baudis

Pavel Baudiš

Co-Founder Avast



Credo Ventures




RSJ algorithmic trading

RSJ algorithmic trading




Benson Oak Capital

Benson Oak Capital




European Union - ERDF

European Union

ERDF



EVROPSKÁ UNIE
Evropský fond pro regionální rozvoj
Operační program Podnikání a inovace pro konkurenceschopnost

European Union - H2020

European Union

H2020



This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 881172.