Nuvia (company)

Nuvia (company)

Nuvia is an electronics company that develops silicon processors for computer-based work

Nuvia is an electronics company that develops silicon processors for computer-based work. The company was founded by Gerard Williams III, John Bruno, and Manu Gulati in 2019, in Santa Clara, California, United States. The company was launched by former Apple and Google chip designers during a Series A round.

Nuvia is interested in designing processing chip-sets that will be used by data center servers. The company also looks to create new CPU designs for the data-center market and is interested in developing the performance and power efficiency of modern chips. The firm is interested in creating server SoC with custom CPU micro-architecture.

ISA for their chips has not yet been released. Creating semiconductors for cloud-native, data-based, artificial intelligence, and Internet of Things businesses and environments is Nuvia's goal.

Nuvia's investors include Capricorn Investment Group, Dell Technologies Capital, Mayfield, WRVI Capital. These companies typically invest in IT, energy, transportation, healthcare, and agriculture companies.

Timeline

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
Nuvia Series B round September 2020
240,000,000
September 2020
6 Results
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Gerard Williams III

Co-Founder

John Bruno

Co-Founder

Manu Gulati

Co-Founder

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

NUVIA

Web

NUVIA Raises $53 Million to Reimagine Silicon Design for the Data Center

NUVIA, Inc.

Web

November 15, 2019

NUVIA: New Server CPU Startup Going After Intel and AMD

Andrei Frumusanu

Web

November 15, 2019

Three of Apple and Google's former star chip designers launch NUVIA with $53M in series A funding

Danny Crichton

Web

November 15, 2019

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Nuvia

Gerard Williams III

Santa Clara, California, United States

Silicon processing chips

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
DLA Piper
January 15, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- DLA Piper represented Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, in the acquisition of NUVIA, a world-class CPU and...
Fatma Khaled
January 14, 2021
Business Insider
Qualcomm is doubling-down on chip performance.
Samuel Axon
January 13, 2021
Ars Technica
Tech will be used in laptops, phones, cars, and more.
Monteverde & Associates PC
January 13, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a national securities firm headquartered at the Empire State...
Mark Hachman
January 13, 2021
PCWorld
Nuvia never announced a product, but was widely suspected to be working on a server-class CPU that Qualcomm could adapt to PCs and smartphones.
Adrian Potoroaca
January 13, 2021
TechSpot
Qualcomm has announced it will acquire chip startup Nuvia to expand its strong position in the silicon industry and use the latter's resources to develop better processors...
Danny Crichton
January 13, 2021
TechCrunch
You know what's great? Becoming a unicorn in two years. You know what's even better? Exiting at unicorn status in two years. This morning, Qualcomm announced that it was buying high-performance computing startup NUVIA for $1.4 billion, minus some coverage of working capital and debt. The startup, which we extensively profiled on its launch after [...]
Danny Crichton
September 24, 2020
TechCrunch
Climate change is on everyone's minds these days, what with the outer Bay Area on fire, orange skies above San Francisco, and a hurricane season that is bearing down on the East Coast with alacrity (and that's just the United States in the past two weeks). A major -- and growing -- source of those [...]

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