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SiFiveJun 28, 2022

SiFive Expands Global Operations, Opens UK R&D Center in Cambridge

Leading RISC-V innovator investing in people, community, and Cambridge, with plans to hire more than 100 within two years

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SiFiveJun 21, 2022

SiFive Enhances Popular X280 Processor IP to Meet Accelerated Demand for Vector Processing

Leading performance for AI inference, Image Processing, and Datacenter applications driving double-digit design wins

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SiFiveJun 16, 2022

Media Alert: SiFive at Embedded World 2022

WHAT: Onsite at Embedded World 2022, SiFive will be demonstrating its leadership in vector processing and showcasing its SiFive® Intelligence™ X280 processor. Based on the RISC-V Vector Extension (RVV) Version 1.0 that was ratified by RISC-V International in 2021, SiFive’s vector processing addresses the explosive demand for data driven applications. As the market continues to witness new applications with multiple cores and added AI, ML, and computer vision capabilities, faster and power efficient processing is imperative. Built on RISC-V’s open standard foundation, SiFive’s vector processors deliver easy-to-program, scalable, flexible, and power efficient solutions to address today’s modern workloads.

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BrainChipApr 5, 2022

BrainChip and SiFive partner to deploy AI/ML technology at the edge

BrainChip’s AkidaTM is a revolutionary advanced neural networking processor architecture that brings AI to the edge in a way that existing technologies are not capable, with high performance, ultra-low power, and on-chip learning. SiFive Intelligence™ solutions with their highly configurable multi-core, multi-cluster capable design, integrate software and hardware to accelerate AI/ML applications. The integration of BrainChip’s Akida technology and SiFive’s multi-core capable RISC-V processors will provide a highly efficient solution for integrated edge AI compute.

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SiFiveMar 31, 2022

SiFive Appoints Nicole Singer as Chief Human Resources Officer to Drive SiFive Growth and Hiring

Singer to drive company hypergrowth, accelerating high-performance processor IP roadmap to challenge Arm

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SiFiveMar 16, 2022

SiFive Leadership in RISC-V Powers $2.5B+ Company Valuation

$175M Series F Investment Led by Coatue Validates Relentless Pursuit of Processor Innovation

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SiFiveFeb 7, 2022

SiFive Partners with Intel to Spark Innovation in High-Performance RISC-V Platforms

Intel Innovation Fund Combines with SiFive RISC-V Leadership, IP, and Experience to Enable Custom SoC Design

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ElectropagesJan 31, 2022

SiFive and Solid Sands are helping to lead the RISC-V revolution

SiFive is creating a new infrastructure to support accelerated ASIC and FPGA design flows, IP delivery, and SoC development. These new developments comprise state-of-the-art compiler algorithms, novel build system integration, and new Verilog RTL generation techniques. It needed a powerful compiler test and verification tool, not only to verify the functionality of its current compiler offering, but also to assist in developing its new IDE infrastructure. The tool SiFive selected was SuperTest from Solid Sands.

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SiFiveJan 17, 2022

Deep Vision Adopts SiFive RISC-V to Add OpenCV-Enabled AI Support

Deep Vision licenses SiFive Intelligence X280 processor to deliver greater flexibility and AI inference pre-processing for many markets

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DigiTimesJun 22, 2022

SiFive Enhances Popular Intelligence X280 Processor

Article highlights rapid adoption and recent improvements made to SiFive Intelligence X280 processor.

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Electronics WeeklyJun 22, 2022

SiFive Intelligence Processor Gets Smarter

SiFive has released the latest version of its SiFive Intelligence X280 processor, which introduces new features including scalability up to a 16-core cache-coherent complex, WorldGuard trusted protection, and an interface allowing for integration between the X280 vector unit and customer-designed external AI accelerators or other coprocessors, called VCIX (Vector Coprocessor Interface eXtension).

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EEWebApr 29, 2022

The New Era of Design Freedom Enabled by RISC-V

Over the past few years, supply chain issues have shaken up the chip industry and have reinforced how important it is to have a competitive market for IP and silicon that isn’t controlled by any one company or country. That’s why we’re seeing a strong push from many regions to boost their domestic semiconductor industries, from the European Chips Act to the America Competes Act to India’s Atmanirbhar Bharat campaign. The open RISC-V architecture is playing a central role in these strategies by giving everyone an opportunity to innovate and compete.

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EE TimesApr 20, 2022

SiFive and BrainChip Partner to Demo IP Compatibility

SiFive and BrainChip have partnered to show their IP is compatible in SoC designs for embedded artificial intelligence (AI). The companies have demonstrated BrainChip’s neuromorphic processing unit (NPU) IP working alongside SiFive’s RISC–V host processor IP.

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VentureBeatApr 5, 2022

BrainChip, SiFive Partner to Bring AI and ML to Edge Computing

AI processor maker BrainChip, which makes ultra-low-power neuromorphic chips and supporting software, and SiFive, founder of the RISC-V computing genre, today announced they have combined their respective technologies to offer chip designers optimized artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) for edge computing.

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EE TimesMar 16, 2022

SiFive Raises $175M To Quicken ‘Arm Intercept’ Strategy

SiFive has raised $175 million in a series F funding round aimed at accelerating its processor roadmap and strengthen its position in the market against Arm. The investment puts the company valuation at over $2.5 billion, and in a position to prepare itself for an initial public offering (IPO) next year.

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The RegisterMar 16, 2022

SiFive bags $175m to further challenge Arm with RISC-V

SiFive is pulling in nearly $400m in funding this year between a new investment round and the proceeds of a business sale with the ambitious mission of eclipsing rival Arm – and the x86 world of Intel and AMD – with processor designs for everything from smartphones to servers.

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The InformationMar 16, 2022

SiFive raises $175 million at $2.5 billion valuation

Semiconductor startup SiFive said Wednesday that it has raised $175 million in a Series F funding round at a $2.5 billion post-money valuation. SiFive is the biggest startup centered around RISC-V, an open-source semiconductor technology that competes with Arm Ltd in supplying an underlying framework of chips called an instruction set architecture.

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ForbesMar 16, 2022

SiFive Lands $175M Financing

SiFive, Inc., today announced it has raised $175 million in a Series F financing round, valuing the RISC-V company at over $2.5 billion. The Series F round was led by Coatue Management. SiFive intends to use the funds to accelerate the development of the company’s RISC-V products, future roadmap, and develop the ecosystem for the open-source Arm challenger. Intel Capital, Sutter Hill, SK Hynix Inc., and Qualcomm Ventures are also investors. The company has now raised over $350M in capital.

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siliconANGLEMar 16, 2022

Arm rival SiFive raises $175M to accelerate development of its alternative RISC-V chip architecture

SiFive Inc., a computer chip startup that’s developing processor technology based on the open-source RISC-V instruction set architecture, said today it has raised a hefty $175 million in a late-stage round of funding.

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VentureBeatMar 16, 2022

RISC-V chip designer SiFive raises $175M at a $2.5 billion valuation

Chip design firm SiFive has raised $175 million at a $2.5 billion as RISC-V emerges as an alternative processor architecture.

The funding comes at a time when RISC-V is showing greater momentum as an alternative processor architecture to those run by Intel/AMD and Arm.

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Silicon Valley Business JournalMar 16, 2022

SiFive just raised $175M in new funding. Its CEO says the failed Nvidia-Arm deal boosted its business

Nvidia's attempt to buy Arm scared many in the chip industry. That's been a boon to SiFive...

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BloombergMar 16, 2022

Chip Designer SiFive Raises $175 Million, Setting Stage for IPO

Chip startup SiFive Inc. raised $175 million from investors such as Intel Corp. and Qualcomm Inc., giving it enough funding to work toward going public.

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ReutersMar 16, 2022

RISC-V chip technology firm SiFive raises $175 mln, valued at $2.5 bln

SiFive, Inc., a RISC-V chip technology startup in Silicon Valley, said on Wednesday it raised $175 million in its latest round of funding and is now valued at $2.5 billion.

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ProtocolMar 16, 2022

SiFive raises $175 million in bid to unseat Arm with RISC-V

The new funding, which values SiFive at $2.5 billion, was designed to help the company establish RISC-V as a real option in the market for third-party chip designs dominated by Arm.

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CRNFeb 3, 2022

The 10 Hottest Semiconductor Companies To Watch In 2022

This group of semiconductor giants and chip startups are poised to make big waves in 2022 between new products, merger and acquisition deals and other newsworthy events. As Arm’s future stewardship has become increasingly uncertain, SiFive has risen as an alternative chip designer for companies that want to make their own processors. The main differentiator for SiFive: its use of the free and open RISC-V instruction set architecture.

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