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SiliconXpress Receives Series A Funding


Funding Will Expand Footprint in Military and Aerospace Industry

LUBBOCK, Texas—July 16, 2009—SiliconXpress, an innovative fabless semiconductor company


specializing in design services for digital and mixed-signal devices, today announced the successful
completion of Series A funding. The investment was led by Silicon360 a wholly owned California based
company. Silicon360 offers product enabling solutions that include design, productization and
manufacturing capabilities that cater to specialty design migration and convergence markets for Military
and Commercial products.

In addition to the financial investment, Silicon360 and SiliconXpress have formalized a partnership
focused around the companies’ complementary services. With the new partnership, SiliconXpress will
offer design support to Silicon360, providing customers in the Military and Aerospace industry end-to-end
silicon solutions, from design to production.

"We are very excited about our new business partnership with SiliconXpress," commented Zef Malik,
president and chief executive officer of Silicon360. "SiliconXpress is a great complement to our
productization strategy. Our partnership enables us to integrate leading-edge design capabilities from
SiliconXpress into our turnkey model of semiconductor manufacturing to accomplish our goal of
accelerating product deployment”.

Silicon360’s shared list of completed registrations/certifications, including ITAR, ISTA, and AS9100 will
expand SiliconXpress’ operational capabilities in the market and allow both companies to drive new
growth in the Military and Aerospace industry.

“We are very excited to secure this investment and to work closely with Silicon360,” said Dr. Aftab
Farooqi, president and chief executive officer of SiliconXpress. “This new alliance enables us to expand
our services to the Military and Aerospace market, moving all of our operation in-house to provide a
tremendous advantage to our customers.”

About SiliconXpress
SiliconXpress is a fabless semiconductor company providing turnkey, design, fabrication, packaging and
testing services for digital and mixed-signal devices. Among the services offered include RTL
development, FPGA to ASIC conversions, RTL to GDSII, RTL to production silicon and wafers to
production silicon. Recognized for delivering highly cost competitive services using an experienced team
that is entirely U.S. based, SiliconXpress maintains offices in Santa Clara, CA and Lubbock, TX For more
information, visit www.siliconxpress.com.

About Silicon360
Silicon360 is a privately-owned California based microelectronics company comprising of principal
divisions of Silicon Turnkey Solutions (STS), a specialty assembly, test and qualification services
provider, Hi-Reliability Microelectronics (HRM; www.hirelmicro.com), a parts management, upscreening
and qualification provider and a holding share in SiliconXpress, a leading design, fabrication, packaging
and test services provider.

Silicon360 provides a one-stop source for Product Continuation, Die Banking and Life Cycle Management
for Obsolete and Legacy products. Silicon360 predominately operates as a consolidator that facilitates a
product from concept to silicon. Along with its partnering divisions, it has extensive experience in Supply
Chain Management from Design, Fab, Assembly, Manufacturability and Production. For more information,
please visit www.silicon360.com

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