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Bluespec continues to attract venture money

1/27/2012 11:46 PM EST
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t.alex
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re: Bluespec continues to attract venture money
t.alex   1/29/2012 8:13:01 AM
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Any potential customers so far?

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garydpdx   1/28/2012 4:48:47 PM
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An interesting thought but the largest number that I've seen in crowdsourcing stories (on Techcrunch, etc.), so far, is $50,000. There may also be legal limits to crowdsourced funding, and federal legislation has been tabled (in the US) to raise that limit.

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garydpdx   1/28/2012 4:43:52 PM
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"... but then why is C so natural for an HDL coder anyways?" Familiarity, I would say. The same reason why VHDL looks like Pascal, and Verilog like C, and the timing of their emergence. It could have been worse, at least we don't have (or at least I don't know of) a HDL with roots in COBOL! :)

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Mxv   1/28/2012 1:58:32 AM
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$1.5M is chump change. WTH? This such an important segment of the tool chain for improving productivity -- where are the investors? Maybe Bluespec should crowdsource their next round. Who needs VCs?

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