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Lightelligence is AI hardware company developing nano-photonics based technology to accelerate AI computation and more broadly information processing by leveraging the power of light – ultra-low latency, high throughput, and high power efficiency. It is an MIT-spinoff company working on next-generation AI hardware.

HQBoston, MA, US

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Key People/Management at Lightelligence

Yichen Shen

Yichen Shen

Founder, CEO
Marin Soljacic

Marin Soljacic

Huaiyu Meng

Huaiyu Meng

Co-Founder, CTO
Maurice Steinman

Maurice Steinman

VP of Engineering
Spencer Powers

Spencer Powers

Co-Founder, President of Lightelligence US
Zhan Su

Zhan Su

VP of Photonics
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Lightelligence Office Locations

Lightelligence has an office in Boston
Boston, MA, US (HQ)
201 Washington St #1700
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Lightelligence Financials and Metrics

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Lightelligence total Funding

$36 m

Lightelligence latest funding size

$26 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Lightelligence investors

Lightelligence's latest funding round in April 2020 was reported to be $26 m. In total, Lightelligence has raised $36 m
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Lightelligence releases prototype of its optical AI accelerator chip

Boston-based startup Lightelligence's optical machine learning accelerator has entered prototyping stage, the startup announced.

Lightelligence Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Lightelligence founded?

    Lightelligence was founded in 2017.

  • Who are Lightelligence key executives?

    Lightelligence's key executives are Yichen Shen, Marin Soljacic and Huaiyu Meng.

  • Who are Lightelligence competitors?

    Competitors of Lightelligence include BeDimensional, Fiberlean Technologies and VSPARTICLE.

  • Where is Lightelligence headquarters?

    Lightelligence headquarters is located at 201 Washington St #1700, Boston.

  • Where are Lightelligence offices?

    Lightelligence has an office in Boston.

  • How many offices does Lightelligence have?

    Lightelligence has 1 office.