UnitX is an artificial intelligence (AI) and supercomputing startup that provides up-to-date and easy-to-use workflows for AI/Machine Learning and High-Performance Computing.

UnitX offers supercomputing on demand, through its multi-cloud platform. Just like how Netflix docks movies, the UnitX platform docks applications for A.I. , big data analytics and simulations.

UnitX was founded in 2018 by Prof. Ravi Samtaney at KAUST, and Dr. Kiran Narayanan. It is a spin-out company from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. The company has its headquartered based in Thuwal, Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

UnitX aims to help enterprises worldwide innovate faster through rapid adoption of A.I. and High-Performance Computing. Its mission is to break the barriers of skill and cost to A.I. infrastructure deployment and supercomputing.

UnitX's intelligent AI-based algorithm helps the user pick the best compute resource based on time and cost estimates. The company breaks the barriers of skill and complexity for enterprise AI adoption and accelerates business value creation.


The UnitXTM platforms provide the solution. They provide readymade and reusable workflows for AI, ML and HPC use cases for different industry verticals, which both non-experts and specialists can use.


UnitX is backed by KAUST Innovation Fund and Saudi Aramco’s Wa’ed Ventures. The company raised $2M from a venture round on Oct 11, 2019.



  • Year founded: 2018
  • Funding Info: $2M over 2 Rounds (Last Funding Type: Venture- Series Unknown)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 2-10
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Thuwal
  • State: Makkah
  • Country: Saudi Arabia
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