June 26, 2006
Bluespec - ESL Synthesis
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What is your strategy for doing that?
Shiv: My concise description is to focus on a few customers, make them successful and widely publicize those successes.
That takes time on both the sales and implementation side?
Yes. That is reflected in how much money you take in, how you calibrate your burn rate, how you set the size of the organization, how careful you are in terms of matching revenue and expenses and all those things. It is a philosophy. We consider this to be a marathon not a sprint. We have geared ourselves to running a marathon,
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