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.

mlc_logo     OCP-open-community-logo-black-horz-1x-v2-5.png (4 KB)

About neuchips

 

Exponential Growth

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 USD$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.

Benson Chin

Benson Chin

Director

Benson Chin has over 20+ years of ITC industry working experience at Acer and Wistron Corporation. Benson joined Acer in 1995, started from procurement function at electronic parts then moved to product / project management role. In his PM role, had successfully launched DT products, MXM card, MB, smart handheld products and portable device, etc. In his current position, he is the Chief of Value Creation Center (VCC) under CTO office in Wistron, authorized by company executive management team to focus on creating innovative products / solutions to bring company different business possibility which included AI, Big Data development application on Smart education, Medical, Healthcare and IoT related devices, also closely co-work with internal BG/BU for OEM/ODM service continually. In the meanwhile, Benson is also responsible for Wistron CVC, which is focusing on investing highly potential startups with core technology and aim to build up unique CVC business model of Taiwan institution and create new value of the investees.

Benson Chin has over 20+ years of ITC industry working experience at Acer and Wistron Corporation. Benson joined Acer in 1995, started from procurement function at electronic parts then moved to product / project management role. In his PM role, had successfully launched DT products, MXM card, MB, smart handheld products and portable device, etc.

In his current position, he is the Chief of Value Creation Center (VCC) under CTO office in Wistron, authorized by company executive management team to focus on creating innovative products / solutions to bring company different business possibility which included AI, Big Data development application on Smart education, Medical, Healthcare and IoT related devices, also closely co-work with internal BG/BU for OEM/ODM service continually. In the meanwhile, Benson is also responsible for Wistron CVC, which is focusing on investing highly potential startups with core technology and aim to build up unique CVC business model of Taiwan institution and create new value of the investees.

Moris Lin

Moris Lin

Director

Moris Lin, gave his service to Mediatek as analog IC designer, multiple mass production experience and patents issued during his tenure. Currently, he is a partner of Nestor Capital and co-managing Grandfull Fund, focusing on semiconductor sector. The Investments are mainly in advanced technology covering range from RISC-V CPU, DPU, CXL Switch, NPU, SERDES, GeSi sensing technology, to WBG, etc.

Moris Lin, gave his service to Mediatek as analog IC designer, multiple mass production experience and patents issued during his tenure. Currently, he is a partner of Nestor Capital and co-managing Grandfull Fund, focusing on semiconductor sector. The Investments are mainly in advanced technology covering range from RISC-V CPU, DPU, CXL Switch, NPU, SERDES, GeSi sensing technology, to WBG, etc.

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.

Investors

Get the latest NEUCHIPS news by email.