EE Times ‘Silicon 60’ ranks Navitas, the GaNFast™ Power IC leader, as 2018 top startup

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(PRWeb)— Navitas Semiconductor announced today its selection to the prestigious 2018 Electronic Engineering Times ‘Silicon 60’ startup ranking. Navitas exceeded selection criteria including: technology, intended market, financial position and investment profile, maturity and executive leadership. EE Times has published the Silicon 60 since 2004, and the latest list includes companies across a broad range of semiconductor categories that include analog & mixed-signal, wide-band gap materials, machine learning, quantum computing and wireless, among others.

“Navitas is delighted to be recognized by EE Times, an award which reflects deservedly on the pioneering innovation, skills and dedication of the whole team,” said Stephen Oliver, Navitas’ Vice-President of Sales & Marketing, adding “The recent consumer availability of next-generation GaNFast™ chargers and adapters is testament to the performance and maturity of the technology.”

Dylan McGrath, Editor in Chief of EE Times, explained “The companies identified in our annual Silicon 60 all represent tremendous technology innovations and are the best quality startups we see.  Navitas’ GaN technology is clearly a prime example of the right product at the right time”.

Navitas will showcase the world’s leading GaNFast power IC technology to the Consumer Electronics Show 2019, demonstrating to customers, partners and journalists how GaNFast power ICs are creating a new class of mobile and consumer power solutions. The company will utilize live demos to showcase five different applications enabled by GaN power IC technology which are up to 3x faster, smaller or more energy efficient as compared to existing solutions.

CES runs January 8-11 in Las Vegas, NV. The Navitas’ booth will be at LVCC, South Hall 3 booth number 30061.

To request a meeting with a Navitas representative, contact +1 ThinkGaNIC (844-654-2642) or email [email protected]

About Navitas:
Navitas Semiconductor Inc.
 is the world’s first and only GaN Power IC company, founded in 2014 and based in El Segundo, CA, USA. Navitas has a strong and growing team of power semiconductor industry experts with a combined 200 years of experience in materials, devices, applications, systems and marketing, plus a proven record of innovation with over 200 patents among its founders. A proprietary process design kit monolithically integrates the highest performance GaN FETs with GaN logic and GaN analog circuits. Navitas GaNFast Power ICs enable smaller, higher energy efficient and lower cost power for mobile, consumer, enterprise and new energy markets – over 40 Navitas patents are granted or pending.

About EE Times

EE Times offers design engineers and management executives news and analysis of the latest technologies and business developments in the global electronics industry. Award-winning journalists and subject matter experts strive to cover not just what happened today, but why it happened and how it transpired.

Since 1973, Electronic Engineering Times has been delivering news and analysis geared for electrical engineers. Over the 50+ years since its founding, the electronics and publishing industries have gone through enormous changes, but EE Times remains committed to delivering content about technology, business and the profession that is accurate, insightful, useful and entertaining.

We take pride in knowing technology and understanding the business, with a sense of history. Most important, we make it our job to anticipate – and articulate – the rapid and constant changes that affect markets, technologies and business models.  EE Times’ focus is always on breaking down new developments and putting them into perspective.

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Press Contact

Navitas Semiconductor Inc.
Stephen Oliver – VP Sales & Marketing
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