Company Name: Adapteva
Tech Sector: Components and peripherals
Key Product; Epiphany multi-core processor architecture
The Lowdown: Founded in 2008, Adapteva was created with a simple mission: develop the world's most energy efficient microprocessor architecture while also boosting the number of integrated cores in a single chip. The Lexington, Mass.-based company says its Epiphany architecture supports more than 1,000 general-purpose floating point processor cores and is extremely scalable. With its low power consumption design, Adapteva's technology aims to bring multi-core performance to smaller mobile devices like smartphones and tablets.