SambaNova Systems

SambaNova Systems is a computing startup focused on building machine learning and big data analytics platforms.

SambaNova Systems delivers the industry’s most advanced systems platform to run AI and data-intensive applications from the datacenter to the edge.

SambaNova Systems was founded in 2017 by Rodrigo Liang, Kunle Olukotun, and Christopher Ré. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

SambaNova’s mission is to bring AI innovations that have been developed in advanced research to organizations around the world, helping to create AI for everyone, everywhere.

SambaNova’s flagship offering is Dataflow-as-a-Service (DaaS), a subscription-based, extensible AI services platform designed to jump-start enterprise-level AI initiatives, augmenting organizations’ AI capabilities and accelerating the work of existing data centers, allowing the organization to focus on its business objectives instead of infrastructure.


SambaNova’s DataScale, is an integrated software and hardware systems platform with optimized algorithms and next-generation processors delivering unmatched capabilities and efficiency across applications for training, inference, data analytics, and high-performance computing.


SambaNova is backed by Intel Capital, BlackRock, SoftBank Vision Fund 2, GV, Temasek, Walden International, GIC and others. The company raised $676M in Series D round on Apr 13, 2021. This brings SambaNova's total funding to $1.13B to date. The latest round gives SambaNova a whooping $5B valuation post-money.



  • Year founded: 2017
  • Funding Info: $1.13B over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series D)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $5B as of April 13, 2021
  • City/Town: Palo Alto
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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