SOURCE: eSilicon Corp.

June 17, 2008 09:20 ET

eSilicon Named to "Top 200 Leading Private Technology Company Report" by Nollenberger Capital Partners

Prestigious Investment Banking Firm Highlights Growth Potential for Value Chain Producer

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - June 17, 2008) - eSilicon Corporation, a pioneering semiconductor value chain producer (VCP), today announced that Nollenberger Capital Partners, Inc. (NCPI) has named it to its annual list of Top 200 leading private technology companies. The investment banking and advisory services firm uses proprietary and industry-wide analysis to select the top 200 private technology companies that it believes will achieve a liquidity event or raise capital in the next 12 to 36 months. The companies listed are typically late-stage, privately held technology companies.

"After much due diligence, we have selected 200 private technology companies that have compelling solutions, are addressing large markets, have demonstrated results, and defensible IP. eSilicon's model is representative of the growth potential we look for, and we are impressed with the company's management strength and track record of excellent execution," said Kent Shimasaki, Managing Director, Investment Banking for Nollenberger Capital Partners.

eSilicon was chosen for the potential to continue to expand its business by utilizing its unique model of providing design, productization and manufacturing services to companies requiring custom chips. eSilicon's model reduces the risk and complexity associated with developing leading-edge semiconductors and enables eSilicon's customers to focus on their core value propositions. eSilicon was also recognized for its solid financial foundation, including its ability to raise capital throughout its 8-year history from leading venture capital firms such as Investor Growth Capital, Crescendo Ventures, Crosspoint Venture Partners and Fremont Ventures.

"We are honored to be part of this prestigious list, which has a high degree of historical accuracy in the technology industry. Like the experts at Nollenberger, we are bullish on the market for custom chip design and manufacturing services, and believe we have a differentiated approach to optimizing the process of getting our customers' concepts to working silicon in a cost-effective and efficient manner," said Jack Harding, president, chairman and CEO of eSilicon.

The special report can be found on For more information, please contact Rick Juarez at or 415-402-6085. To be added to NCPI's distribution list, please contact Ryan Kolynych at or 415-402-6086.

About eSilicon

eSilicon, a pioneering semiconductor Value Chain Producer (VCP), provides a comprehensive suite of design, productization and manufacturing services, enabling a flexible, low-cost, lower-risk path to volume production. The company delivers chips to system original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and fabless semiconductor companies who serve a wide variety of markets including the consumer, computer, communications and industrial segments. eSilicon - Enabling Your Silicon Success™. For more information, visit

About Nollenberger Capital Partners, Inc.

At Nollenberger Capital Partners, we believe that success is a shared vision. We are an investment banking and advisory services firm providing investment banking, private client services, public finance, and retirement plan services. Our high-touch approach combines experienced advisors providing insight-driven solutions. We have one goal in mind, our clients' success. For more information about Nollenberger Capital Partners, please visit

eSilicon is a registered trademark, and Enabling Your Silicon Success is a trademark, of eSilicon Corporation. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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