TENSTORRENT - AI Hardware and why GPUs are Old News

2023-02-10 | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Start-up pitch Stage 1


Over the past decade, GPUs have become the dominant processing architecture for ML applications.  The increasing demand for parallel computation with increasing workload sizes has meant a sharp increase in the cost of this technology, and limited their availability.  Meanwhile GPUs were envisioned with an entirely different purpose in mind.  Tenstorrent is a Canadian organization led by the world renowned processor engineer, Jim Keller, designing processors tailored to efficiently and cost-effectively train and inference AI/ML workloads.  Join us to learn how companies like Tenstorrent are building specialized hardware targeted at 'Software 2.0' applications.