Purpose-built AI Solutions for the Cloud

NEUCHIPS is an AI ASIC solution provider founded by a team of veteran IC & SW design experts in 2019. Our management and R&D team has decades of experience from leading semiconductor companies and hold patents in signal processing, neural networks, and circuit design.

NEUCHIPS is founding member of MLCommons and one of the member of OCP community. NEUCHIPS develops purpose-built data center AI solutions. Our energy and cost-efficient deep learning inference accelerators delivering the lowest TCO.

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About neuchips

 

Exponential Growth

2022
2021
  • Dec.

    NEUCHIPS announced expanded with new office in Hsinchu Science Park.

  • Nov.

    NEUCHIPS established US business entity and office in Silicon Valley.

  • Sep.

    NEUCHIPS participated in MLPerf v1.1 for Datacenter Recommendation.

  • May.

    NEUCHIPS opened Taipei office.

  • Apr.

    NEUCHIPS raised US$35m in series B funding round, included strategic investors Wistron, etc.

  • Mar.

    NEUCHIPS participated in MLPerf v1.0 for Datacenter Recommendation.

  • Jan.

    NEUCHIPS Joins MLCommons as a Founding Member.

2020
  • Sep.

    NEUCHIPS participated MLPerf v0.7 for Datacenter Recommendation.

  • May.

    NEUCHIPS Announces World's First Deep Learning Recommendation Model (DLRM) Accelerator:RecAccel™

2019
  • Jul.

    NEUCHIPS raised NT$75M/US$2.5M in series A funding round.

  • Jan.

    NEUCHIPS Corporation was established in Taiwan.

Board of Directors

Dr. Youn-Long Lin

Dr. Youn-Long Lin

Chairman, Founder, and CEO

Youn-Long has 35 years of experience in IC design academy and industry, including co-founder, CTO & EVP at Global Unichip Corp., a TSMC subsidiary public company specialized in SOC design service; chair professor of computer science at National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan; co-founder of Taiwan’s National Chip Implementation Center; Program director of the AI research Initiative sponsored by Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology, and an independent board member of Etron Technology. He earned his PhD in computer science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1987.

Youn-Long has 35 years of experience in IC design academy and industry, including co-founder, CTO & EVP at Global Unichip Corp., a TSMC subsidiary public company specialized in SOC design service; chair professor of computer science at National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan; co-founder of Taiwan’s National Chip Implementation Center; Program director of the AI research Initiative sponsored by Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology, and an independent board member of Etron Technology. He earned his PhD in computer science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1987.
Joe Tsai

Joe Tsai

Director

Started at Goldman Sachs in New York as Research Analyst. Inaugurated Research Coverage of TSMC in 1994. Manage technology investment portfolio for over 25 years. Founded Clairvoyance Capital and manage over $1 billion of investments across Asian Equity markets.

Started at Goldman Sachs in New York as Research Analyst. Inaugurated Research Coverage of TSMC in 1994. Manage technology investment portfolio for over 25 years. Founded Clairvoyance Capital and manage over $1 billion of investments across Asian Equity markets.

Paul Chien

Paul Chien

Director

After MS degree from MIT, Paul worked at Intel. Joining TSMC in 1988 as its manager of North American Sales & Marketing, was instrumental for building up TSMC’s customers base. Paul Chien was credited with turn around of Vanguard International Semiconductor as its Chairman and CEO.

After MS degree from MIT, Paul worked at Intel. Joining TSMC in 1988 as its manager of North American Sales & Marketing, was instrumental for building up TSMC’s customers base. Paul Chien was credited with turn around of Vanguard International Semiconductor as its Chairman and CEO.

Henry King

Henry King

Director

Extensive experience in researching technology sector as Goldman Sachs leading analyst in Asia. He was ranked by Institutional Investors, Asia Money and Alpha as No. 1 analyst in Technology/Hardware sector during 2007 to 2012.

Extensive experience in researching technology sector as Goldman Sachs leading analyst in Asia. He was ranked by Institutional Investors, Asia Money and Alpha as No. 1 analyst in Technology/Hardware sector during 2007 to 2012.

Dr. Joe Kao

Dr. Joe Kao

Director, and CTO

Dr. Kao is CTO of Neuchips. He leads development of Neuchips RNNAccel and RecAccel. Before Neuchips, he has worked in Novatek and his innovation in image processing was successful in 30+ TV/Tcon Soc. Dr. Kao earned his Ph.D. in computer science from National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. He is an author of 10+ international patents in the areas of artificial intelligence, circuit design and image processing.

Dr. Kao is CTO of Neuchips. He leads development of Neuchips RNNAccel and RecAccel. Before Neuchips, he has worked in Novatek and his innovation in image processing was successful in 30+ TV/Tcon Soc. Dr. Kao earned his Ph.D. in computer science from National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. He is an author of 10+ international patents in the areas of artificial intelligence, circuit design and image processing.

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