Brno-Based Codasip Challenges Global Semiconductor Leaders; Karel Masařík Crowned South Moravian Entrepreneur of the Year

Published: 06.02.2024 Related countries:  Finland Finland , Denmark Denmark , Sweden Sweden , Norway Norway

The Czech company Codasip has established itself in the highly competitive development and production of processors. Its founder won a regional award for it.

"Codasip, spearheaded by Karel Masařík since its inception in 2014, has steadily carved out a niche in the competitive semiconductor market. With a workforce exceeding 200 professionals and a diverse clientele spanning the globe, the company's recent accolade as the recipient of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2023 award for the South Moravian Region attests to its remarkable journey.  

Under Masařík's leadership, Codasip has evolved from its origins as a software provider to a trailblazing microprocessor designer, leveraging the open RISC-V standard. Strategic investments totaling over $34 million have fueled its expansion and technological advancements, enabling it to cater to the needs of clients in diverse sectors such as telecommunications, automotive, cybersecurity, and machine learning.  

Despite establishing offices in key European hubs like France, Greece, and the UK, Codasip remains deeply rooted in its Czech heritage, with a significant portion of its development efforts anchored in Brno. This commitment to its origins reflects not only a dedication to fostering local talent but also an acknowledgment of the value of the Czech Republic's thriving tech ecosystem.  

Codasip's success is a testament to its unwavering dedication to innovation, collaboration between academia and industry, and the promotion of technology education. With revenue reaching 88 million crowns, despite substantial development expenditures, the company's financial performance underscores its resilience and potential for further growth on the global stage."  

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