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Nervana Systems

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Type Private
Founded 2014
Founder Amir Khosrowshahi
Naveen Rao
Arjun Bansal
Fate Acquired by Intel
Defunct January 2020
Headquarters San Diego, California

Intel Nervana (formerly Nervana Systems) was a fabless American semiconductor company that specializes in Artificial Intelligence and development of neural processors. Nervana-based product development have been discontinued in January 2020.


Founded in 2014, Nervana was one of the earliest startups to specialize in the acceleration of Artificial Intelligence workloads. Nervana first-generaiton product sampled in limited quantities and never made it to mass production On August 9 2016 Nervana was acquired by Intel for $350-$410 million. Nervana was subsequently renamed to as Intel Nervana. Nervana official launched its first mass-produced second-generation product in late 2019 under the NNP family.

On January 31 2020 Intel confirmed that Nervana-based product development has been discontinued in favor of Habana Lab (which was aquired late 2019).


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Facts about "Nervana Systems"
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defunctJanuary 2020 +
fateAcquired by Intel +
founded2014 +
founderAmir Khosrowshahi +, Naveen Rao + and Arjun Bansal +
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headquartersSan Diego, California +
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nameNervana +
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wikidata idQ23924629 +