Strong Compute Raises $7.8 Million Seed Round 

by Kay Aloha Villamor in May 31st, 2022

Strong Compute, a Sydney, Australia-based startup that helps developers remove the bottlenecks in their machine learning training pipelines, today announced that it has raised a $7.8 million seed round to speed up ML training pipelines

The round led a total of 30 funds and angels, including the likes of Sequoia Capital India, Blackbird, Folklore, and Skip Capital, as well as Y Combinator, Starburst Ventures, and founders and engineers from companies like Cruise, Waymo, Open AI, SpaceX, and Virgin Galactic.

Company: StrongCompute Corporation

Raised: $7.8M

Round: Seed Round

Funding Month: May 2022

Lead Investors: Ben Sands

Additional Investors: Sequoia Capital India, Blackbird, Folklore, Skip Capital, Y Combinator, Starburst Ventures, Cruise, Waymo, Open AI, SpaceX, Virgin Galactic.

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Software Category: Machine Learning Training Pipelines

About the Company: Strong Compute was founded in 2021 by Ben Sand, Strong Compute is an ML training platform that focuses on ultra-high-performance and efficiency. Strong Compute is building the future of Cloud Computing, priced by performance, not consumption. With a few lines of integration, our customers are getting 10x-1000x faster training. Strong Compute has taken pre-optimized reference libraries and sped them up 20x. This turns a 60-hour training run into a few hours. Strong Compute’s mission is to build the future of cloud computing.


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