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Delft Semiconductor takes off by landing first big customers

Start-up Delft Semiconductor has designed the power management block for an automotive battery management IC developed by Datang NXP and is working on a current sense amplifier for one of the team’s former employers.

Headlines

Kendrion locks up 3T acquisition
Quantum computing unicorn considers European HQ near Imec
Semiconductor boom might turn to glut in 2023, says IDC
The Netherlands joins European chip collaboration
$12M seed round brings Dutch stealth startup Axelera AI to light
Loop Robots cleans up with a $2M seed investment

Chuck del Prado: mission accomplished?

Chuck del Prado is stepping down as CEO at ASM International, the company his father Arthur founded. Did he do him proud?

In other news

Dialog to acquire German IIoT chipmaker Creative Chips (Evertiq)
Osram takeover battle set for next round after AMS bid fails (Bloomberg)
Thales and Verint release Cyberthreat Handbook (Infosecurity Magazine)

Cultural communications

In his short time working as a technology editor, Collin Arocho has actually come to be a fan of the Dutch style of communication. While it takes him out of his comfort zone and definitely takes some getting used to, this sort of direct dialogue can be very helpful as you almost always know exactly where you stand.