SEMIFIVE a leading design solution provider and pioneer of platform-based custom silicon solutions.

SEMIFIVE offers system-on-a-chip design solutions that can help companies cut development costs and time in half.

SEMIFIVE was founded in 2018 by Brandon Cho. The company is headquartered in Seongnam, South Korea.


SEMIFIVE works with customers to implement innovative ideas into custom silicon in the most efficient way. The company's SoC platforms offer a powerful springboard for new chip designs and leverage configurable domain-specific architectures and pre-validated key IP pools.


SEMIFIVE offers comprehensive spec-to-system capabilities with end-to-end solutions so that custom SoCs can be realized faster, with reduced cost and risks for key applications such as data center or AI-enabled IoT.


SEMIFIVE has established itself as a global player and is the fastest growing Samsung Foundry SAFETM DSP. To date, several AI-based semiconductor startups such as FuriosaAI, Rebellions and Mobilint have signed on as customers.


SEMIFIVE is backed by BonAngels, Game Changer, Korea Investment Partners, LB Investment, Mirae Asset Venture Investment, Pavilion Capital, and others. The company raised $109M in Series B round on Feb 16, 2022. This brings SEMIFIVE's total funding to $147M to date.



  • Year founded: 2018
  • Funding Info: $147M over 3 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Seongnam-si
  • State: Gyeonggi-do
  • Country: South Korea
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