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[Hard Technology Weekly] Week 47: GPU company Moorethread raised $2 billion in Series A funding and commercial aerospace company Sierra Space raised $1.4 billion in Series A funding

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2. Primary market dynamics

2.1 Domestic weekly financing dynamics (Figure: Financing project details/field/Stage / 100 million financing projects)

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Week 46: Archimedes Semiconductor completed a 300 million yuan angel round of financing, and Ultreleap, an airborne tactile sensor technology company, completed a 60 million pound D round of financing

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A total of 38 hard technology global investment and financing projects were included, including 25 domestic financing projects and 13 foreign financing projects. In terms of financing, 10 cases of financing occurred in the semiconductor field, ranking first, and 5 cases occurred in the new energy automobile field, ranking second. There were 5 cases of financing in foreign AI field, ranking first, and 3 cases of financing in intelligent hardware and new energy field, ranking second.

In terms of domestic investment and financing, MOorethread, A GPU company, completed A round of financing of 2 billion yuan, and NeuraMatrix, A brain-computer interface startup, completed A round of financing of 100 million yuan.

Ionity, A fast-charging network provider, raised 700 million euros and Sierra Space, A commercial aerospace company, raised $1.4 billion in series A funding.

From 22nd to 28th November,Titanium media TMTBASE global primary market database includes domestic and foreign hard technology trackThere were 38 investment and financing incidents, including 25 domestic financing cases and 13 foreign financing cases.

Domestic weekly financing trends

➤ This week, TMTBASE global primary market database collected a total of 25 investment and financing events in China's hard science track.

In terms of number of financing, 10 in semiconductors, five in new energy vehicles, four in intelligent hardware (including hardware services), two each in sensors and AI, and one each in brain-computer interfaces and video/communications.

In terms of the number of financing, angel round 4, pre-A round 2, A round 6, A+ round 1, B+There were 2 rounds, 1 round C, 7 strategic investments and 2 m&a cases.

➤ Ten projects were unveiled this week, five in semiconductors, two in new energy vehicles, one in smart hardware (including hardware services), one in brain-computer interfaces, and one in video/communications.

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semiconductor

Moorthread completed 2 billion round A financing

Moorthread has completed A round of 2 billion yuan of financing, which is jointly led by Shanghai Guosheng Capital, Wuyuan Capital, BoCI Bohai Zhongsheng Fund, and nine well-known institutions including CCB International, Qianhai Mother Fund, China Merchants Securities and Hubei High-quality Development Industry Fund.

Established in October 2020, Moorthread is committed to building a computing platform in the field of visual computing and artificial intelligence, developing gpus, the world's leading independent innovation intellectual property, and helping China to build a local high-performance computing ecosystem. At the same time of the completion of financing, Moorthread also announced a major breakthrough in research and development -- the first domestic full-function GPU chip was successfully developed as scheduled. Moorthread has a complete software and hardware design team that designs modern full-function GPU architecture. The chips are equipped with self-developed 3D graphics computing core, AI training and inference computing core, high-performance parallel computing core, and ULTRA HD video codec computing core.

Brain-machine interface

NeuraMatrix, A brain-computer interface startup, has completed A series A financing of 100 million yuan

NeuraMatrix, A Chinese brain-computer interface platform company, has announced A Rmb100m Series A funding round led by Huangai Capital and co-funded by Venture capital fund Prosperity7 Ventures and Matrix Partners China.

NeuraMatrix was founded in November 2019 as A startup incubated by Tsinghua University and just completed A multi-million dollar pre-A round of funding in March. The company aims to build a brain-computer interface platform that integrates materials, chips, hardware and software.

NeuraMatrix's focus is on an invasive brain-computer interface (BCI) that can be placed inside the brain. The bCI is considered to be more suitable for medical and intelligent interactions due to its ability to obtain a comprehensive range of high-quality signals from low frequency to high frequency, along with advances in device miniaturization, implant technology and materials.

Smart hardware

Sf Express's Feng Yi Technology has received hundreds of millions of yuan in A round of financing

Feng Yi Technology, an end delivery drone company affiliated to SF Express, announced the completion of hundreds of millions of yuan of a-round financing. This round of financing was led by strategic investors, with country Garden Venture Capital, China Resources Capital, CofCO Capital, Tianqi Tianyi and Langma Venture Capital participating in the investment.

Homegrown technology (shenzhen) co., LTD is one of the focus on the group internal motion hatch logistics drones in the field of science and technology company, for all kinds of industries provide unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) products, systems and solutions, is committed to all kinds of complicated situations unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) large-scale commercial development, test, production and business operation standard management system, and participate in the development of the industry standard.

New energy vehicle

Xiaomi and Huawei invested in Weilan New Energy, a battery supplier to NiO

Weilan New Energy completed a new round of financing of about 500 million yuan, investors including Xiaomi Group, Huawei Technologies, IDG Capital, NiO Capital, Yuntai Capital, after this round of financing, weilan new energy valuation reached 5 billion yuan.

Weilan New Energy, founded in 2016, is a national high-tech enterprise focusing on the r&d and production of mixed solid-liquid electrolyte lithium ion batteries and all-solid-state lithium batteries, with a series of core patents and technologies. Weilan Is the only industrialization platform of solid-state battery technology in clean Energy Laboratory of Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. At present, the company has three production bases in Fangshan, Beijing, Liyang, Jiangsu and Huzhou, Zhejiang.

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