|Type||Acquired by Synopsys|
|Products||Electronic design automation|
Synplicity Inc. was a supplier of software solutions for design of programmable logic devices (FPGAs, PLDs and CPLDs) used for communications, military/aerospace, consumer, semiconductor, computer and other electronic systems. Synplicity’s tools provided logic synthesis, physical synthesis, and verification functions for FPGA, FPGA-based ASIC prototyping, and DSP designers. Synplicity was listed on Nasdaq until it was acquired by Synopsys for $227 million  in a transaction finalized May 15, 2008.
- Ken McElvain, Founder and Chief Technical Officer
- Alisa Yaffa, Co-founder and former CEO