Company Name: EdgeCortix
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Specialization: Edge AI semiconductor development and design
- Funding led by: SBI Investment Co. Ltd., Global Hands-On VC (GHOVC)
- Participation from: Renesas Electronics Corporation, Cycle Group, Monozukuri Ventures
- Board Additions: Senior leaders from Renesas and GHOVC
- Purpose of Funding: Launch SAKURA hardware products, bolster global sales/marketing in Japan, and establish a new development center in India
Leadership: Founded and led by CEO Dr. Sakyasingha Dasgupta
About Company: EdgeCortix propels the AI semiconductor arena with its unique energy-efficient AI processing.
Pioneering a software-centric model, the firm holds patents for its “hardware and software co-exploration” system, crafting an AI-specific reconfigurable processor from scratch.
The company's exclusive software and AI chips optimize AI tasks like computer vision, natural language processing, and generative AI applications with unprecedented low power and latency for systems outside conventional data centers.
EdgeCortix customers include defense, aerospace, smart cities, industry 4.0, autonomous vehicles, and robotics sectors.
The ability to bring AI acceleration capabilities into existing, complex heterogeneous computing systems at low cost, with low latency and industry leading energy efficiency is our mission and the fundamental value proposition of EdgeCortix’s products and technology - Founder and CEO Dasgupta.