Nervana was acquired by Intel Capital on August 10, 2016.
Nervana is building technology to power the next generation of intelligent applications.
They've built the first optimized, full-stack platform for machine intelligence. Built for ease of use, speed, and scale, Nervana’s brain-inspired deep learning solution abstracts away the complexities associated with AI development and allow users to focus on building solutions that tackle the world’s toughest machine learning problems.
Customers are using their solutions across industries like healthcare, agriculture, finance, automative and energy. For example, Nervana is propelling advances in the field of precision farming. Using deep learning for image analysis and object classification, famers are able to accurately measure and characterize crops and enables applications like plant thinning where robots deliver varying doses of fertilizer to each plant.
The company was founded by Naveen Rao, Arjun Bansal and Amir Khosrowshahi who met while working at Qualcomm on artificial intelligence efforts.