By Kate Yuan
(JW Insights) Mar 24 -- Chinese RISC-V company StarFive (赛昉科技) has completed a new round of financing, attracting Baidu as its exclusive strategic investor, the company announced on March 23.
StarFive’s president and CEO Thomas Xu said, “StarFive will further deepen cooperation with Baidu, and promote the applications of different forms of high-performance RISC-V products in data center together.”
Established in 2018, Shanghai-based StarFive focuses on the R&D and application of high-performance RISC-V products. It is one of the few RISC-V companies that can provide high-performance big, small and multi-core architectures.
The company has delivered a series of RISC-V products, including CPU IP Dubhe, high-performance multimedia processor JH7110, and single board computer VisionFive 2. Its products can be applied in VDI, tablets, desktop/notebook computers, gateway, edge computing, industrial display, and smart home, according to its official website.