13 Nov '17, 8am

Graphcore raises another $50m #machinelearning #bigdata #ai

Graphcore raises another $50m #machinelearning #bigdata #ai

Graphcore’s GPU chip is called an IPU – an intelligence processing unit – which is scheduled to be available to early access customers in Q1. The IPU is one of several AI-focussed processor architectures aimed at taking on Nvidia, however Graphcore’s IPU is said to hold a complete machine learning model inside the processor and is claimed to have 100x more memory bandwidth than other solutions. “What this really does is allow us to scale,” says Graphcore CEO Nigel Toon, “we’re already working on a roadmap, we can tack on and drive the development of those really quickly. We can look at some other areas, we can expand so we can support more customers more quickly. I think it really allows us to fundamentally speed up.” Graphcore raised $30 million in 2016 and another $30 million last July so the new funding takes its total to $110 million. Previous investors have been Skype...

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