• Secretive semiconductor startup Groq raises $52M from Social Capital

    14 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Groq has raised $52.3 million of a $60 million round, per an SEC filing. Social Capital co-founder and former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya, who's listed on the filing, has participated in the funding.
    Presumably, Palihapitiya's investment came from Social Capital; the firm, which has been experiencing a boatload of personnel changes as of late, led Groq's $10 million investment in April 2017.
    Groq is developing a tensor processing unit - which is an integrated circuit developed for machine learning specifically. There's not much other info out there; the company doesn't have...
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