Sankalp Semiconductor: Entrepreneurs with a Conscience
Date: Wednesday , November 02, 2011
Sankalp Semiconductor is a one stop shop for Analog Mixed Signal services and solutions specializing in end-to-end solutions for IOs, analog and mixed signal chip design/layout. The company was founded in 2005 by Vivek Pawar along with a team of industry experts. From its inception onwards the company had a very clear idea of what and where it wanted to be. It engages itself in the challenging opportunity to design integrated circuits (IC) in the analog/ mixed signal space. Sankalp has strengthened its position as a service provider to some of the largest semiconductor companies in the world. Featured services of the company includes analog & mixed signal solutions, IO solutions, physical design services, post silicon modeling services, board design services, and test & characterization services.
Sankalp is now 200 people strong and considers its people as its most valued assets. It is known for its high quality work force and in an industry prone to severe talent crunch, this is not an easy feat to achieve. The company is very selective when it comes to hiring and never compromises on the mathematical, physics, and analytical skills of the potential candidates. Apart from providing rigorous internal training programs to its employees, Sankalp also works with many colleges and universities to bring the curriculum quality up to the mark. The company also motivates its employees to pursue further studies such as post -graduation and gain specialization. Additionally, it provides them the means to do their doctoral research. The management team at Sankalp is committed to create entrepreneurs for tomorrow, with its motto being ‘entrepreneurs with conscience.’
In a short span, the company has received several recognitions — Deloitte Technology Fast 50 India 2011, Red Herring 100 Asia Award 2010 and more. With the development and advancement in the industry along with the niche Sankalp holds in the segment, suggests that it is poised to be one of the giants of the industry.