Innovative Leader in High-Speed, Energy-Efficient, Chip Link Solutions Considered One of Europe’s Boldest, Most Audacious Growth Companies

Kandou, an innovative leader in high-speed, energy efficient, chip-to-chip link solutions, was named one of 50 European companies with the most promise to make a massive international impact by Tech Tour.

Tech Tour, Europe’s leading investment community, connects corporates, VCs, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders to build relationships, share inspiration and draw up strategies needed to foster world-class innovation. Kandou will participate in the Tech Tour Growth Summit to be held later in 2020. Dr. Amin Shokrollahi, Kandou’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in the hardware and devices session in the “Ambition and Purpose” program.

Considered one of Europe’s boldest and most audacious growth companies by the selection committee, Kandou announced last year its USB-C® multiprotocol retimer solution with USB4™ support. The Matterhorn USB retimer extends its product portfolio that includes Chord™ signaling technology and Glasswing™ ultra-short reach (USR) SerDes intellectual property (IP).

“Kandou is one of the rising stars amongst European tech companies and was selected by a prestigious selection committee because of its potential to achieve a unicorn valuation,” notes William Stevens, Group CEO, Tech Tour. “Its vision and growth are impressive.”

The Kandou Matterhorn USB Type-C® 40 Gbit/s multiprotocol switch and bidirectional bit-level retimer solution will enable faster video processing and data transfer connections to drive next-generation USB-enabled devices. It targets a wide range of applications that include mobile, tablet and desktop PCs, active cables, monitors, docking stations, external hard solid-state drives, and gaming consoles.

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