Blaize, formerly known as Thinci, is a groundbreaking deep technology company focused on making AI broadly accessible to enterprises and people.

Blaize leads new-generation computing unleashing the potential of AI to enable leaps in the value technology delivers to improve the way we all work and live.

Blaize was founded in 2010 by Dinakar Munagala, Satyaki Koneru, Ke Yin, & Val G. Cook. With headquarters in El Dorado Hills (CA), Blaize has teams in Campbell (CA), Cary (NC), and subsidiaries in Hyderabad (India), Leeds and Kings Langley (UK).

Blaize is on a mission to enable customers to unleash the full potential of AI to the benefit of us all.

Blaize offers transformative solutions that optimize AI wherever data is collected and processed from the edge to the core, with focus on automotive, smart vision and enterprise computing markets.


Blaize's breakthrough silicon architecture and innovative software platform empower designers to more fully exploit the benefits of AI and lead the largest tech transformation in decades.


Blaize is backed by DENSO, Daimler, SPARX Group, Magna, Samsung Catalyst Fund, Temasek, GGV Capital and others. The company raised $87M from a "Series D" financing on Nov 12, 2019. This new round brings Blaize's total funding to $152M to date.



  • Year founded: 2010
  • Funding Info: $152M over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series D)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: El Dorado Hills
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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