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Two years ago, we talked with Lior Susan, the founder of now six-year-old Eclipse Ventures in Palo Alto, California. At the time, the outfit believed that the next big thing…

Eclipse Ventures has $500 million more to digitize old-line industries and bring them up to speed

Deep learning is all the rage these days in enterprise circles, and it isn’t hard to understand why. Whether it is optimizing ad spend, finding new drugs to cure cancer,…

The Cerebras CS-1 computes deep learning AI problems by being bigger, bigger, and bigger than any other chip

Not all venture firms are long for this world. Though they tend to shut down exceedingly quietly, it sometimes happens when the returns just aren’t compelling or a firm grows…

Foundation Capital, now 24 years old, just closed its ninth fund with $350 million in capital commitments

While some of the largest technology companies in the world are racing to figure out the next generation of machine learning-focused chips that will support devices — whether that’s data…

AI Chip startup Cerebras Systems picks up a former Intel top exec

With the race to next-generation silicon in full swing, the waterfall of venture money flowing into custom silicon startups is already showing an enormous amount of potential for some more…

SiFive gets $50.6M to help companies get their custom chip designs out the door

Another huge financing round is coming in for an AI company today, this time for a startup called Mythic getting a fresh $40 million as it appears massive deals are…

Mythic nets $40M to create a new breed of efficient AI-focused hardware

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The red-hot AI hardware space gets even hotter with $56M for a startup called SambaNova Systems

Another massive financing round for an AI chip company is coming in today, this time for SambaNova Systems — a startup founded by a pair of Stanford professors and a longtime chip company executive — to build out the next generation of hardware to supercharge AI-centric operations. SambaNova joins an already quite large class of…

8:00 am PDT • March 15, 2018
The red-hot AI hardware space gets even hotter with $56M for a startup called SambaNova Systems

All eyes may have been on Nvidia this year as its stock exploded higher thanks to an enormous amount of demand across all fronts: gaming, an increased interest in data…

The AI chip startup explosion is already here