Celestial AI

Celestial AI, fka Inorganic Intelligence, is a Machine Learning (ML) accelerator company that has developed a proprietary technology platform which enables the next generation of high-performance computing solutions.

Celestial AI develops audacious AI computing platforms that elevate performance, energy and economic efficiencies.

Celestial AI was founded in 2020 by David Lazovsky, with Michelle Tomasko and Preet Virk. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.


Celestial AI’s system delivers differentiated single node performance that scales efficiently, providing significant performance gains for multi-node and multi model applications.


Celestial AI’s Photonic Fabric enables optically addressable memory and compute (within chip and chip-to-chip) that decouples their technology from the limitations of electronics and slowdown of Moore’s Law.


Celestial's software advantage extends to multi-chip exascale systems as the Photonic Fabric democratizes optical access to effectively limitless memory and compute. Celestial AI’s Orion AI accelerator products serve an addressable market that is projected by Omida to exceed $70 billion in 2025.


Celestial AI is backed by Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT), Temasek’s Xora Innovation fund, The Engine, Tyche Partners, M-Ventures, IMEC XPand, Fitz Gate, and others. The company raised $56M in Series A round on Feb 04, 2022. This brings Celestial AI's total funding to $63.9M to date. The latest round valued the company at a $150M post-money.



  • Year founded: 2020
  • Funding Info: $63.9M over 3 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series A)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $150M as of Feb 04, 2022
  • City/Town: Santa Clara
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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