Which IP which will give substantial return in next 3 – 5 years and where a company will invest as well as how it will differentiate itself from others, particularly the big ones, are key discussion topics for any start-up entering into semiconductor IP business.
In the last few decades we have seen a tremendous growth of interface IPs due to the standardization of chip-to-chip or system-to-system communication process. Lot of IP companies have heavily invested in developing interface IPs and get benefit of those investments by providing license of those IPs to several SoC companies.
But the market is slowly getting saturated and entry barrier is increasing to the new start-ups.
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