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Graphcore is a company producing a proprietary processor. It offers the Intelligence Processing Unit (IPU) which is designed for artificial intelligence and enables developers to run current machine learning models orders of magnitude faster as well as AI researchers to undertake new types of work. 

HQBristol, GB

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)419
Job Openings75
Revenue (FY, 2018)£918.8 K
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Graphcore

Nigel Toon

Nigel Toon

Nick Bishop

Nick Bishop

Simon Knowles

Simon Knowles

Founder & CTO
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Graphcore Office Locations

Graphcore has offices in Bristol, Cambridge, London, Palo Alto and in 1 other location
Bristol, GB (HQ)
Prudential Buildings, 11-19 Wine St
Cambridge, GB
Kett House, Station Rd
London, GB
33 Foley St, Fitzrovia
Oslo, NO
Hieronymus Heyerdahls gate 1
Palo Alto, CA, US
167 Hamilton Ave
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Graphcore Financials and Metrics

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Graphcore total Funding

$682 m

Graphcore latest funding size

$222 m

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Graphcore investors

Graphcore's latest funding round in December 2020 was reported to be $222 m. In total, Graphcore has raised $682 m. Graphcore's latest valuation is reported to be $2.8 b.
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Graphcore Revenue

Graphcore's revenue was reported to be £918.8 k in FY, 2018

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Graphcore News and Updates

The Graphcore Data Center Architecture

I have recently finished a research paper looking into the data center architecture for deploying the Graphcore IPU-Machine, which is a network-attached accelerator for highly-parallel workloads.

Graphcore Raises Yet Another Round

Analyst Karl Freund checks in on AI startup Graphcore after its most recent funding round.

Graphcore raises $222M for its ultra-fast AI chips

Graphcore Inc., a British startup taking on Nvidia Corp. in the artificial intelligence chip market, today said that it has closed a hefty $222 million funding round at a unicorn valuation of $2.77 billion. Bristol-based Graphcore has developed a chip for running AI models that it describes as the …

AI chipmaker Graphcore is worth almost $3 billion after a massive $222 million fundraise

Summary List PlacementAI chipmaker Graphcore has raised $222 million in a Series E funding round, bumping the British startup's valuation up to almost $3 billion.  The firm, based in the UK's growing south west tech hub Bristol, was backed by the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, as well as the like…

AI Chipmaker Graphcore Raises $222m

Graphcore, the UK-based AI chipmaker, has raised $222 million, a Series E in new funding, as it braces itself for the tougher competition from US rival Nvidia.

Bristol-born AI company Graphcore raises $222 million at $2.77 billion valuation

Graphcore, the Bristol-based maker of a new microprocessor designed specifically for AI, has raised $222 million in a Series E funding round that values the company at $2.77 billion post-money. After closing, the company expects to have over $440 million of cash on hand to support growth, particular…
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Graphcore Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Graphcore founded?

    Graphcore was founded in 2016.

  • Who are Graphcore key executives?

    Graphcore's key executives are Nigel Toon, Nick Bishop and Simon Knowles.

  • How many employees does Graphcore have?

    Graphcore has 419 employees.

  • What is Graphcore revenue?

    Latest Graphcore annual revenue is £918.8 k.

  • What is Graphcore revenue per employee?

    Latest Graphcore revenue per employee is £2.2 k.

  • Who are Graphcore competitors?

    Competitors of Graphcore include SambaNova Systems, Habana Labs and Arteris.

  • Where is Graphcore headquarters?

    Graphcore headquarters is located at Prudential Buildings, 11-19 Wine St, Bristol.

  • Where are Graphcore offices?

    Graphcore has offices in Bristol, Cambridge, London, Palo Alto and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does Graphcore have?

    Graphcore has 7 offices.