ABOUT US

Founded in 2013, Canaan is the worldwide leader in producing Blockchain servers and designing ASIC microprocessor solutions. Canaan products are sold globally. From the very first SHA-256 based upon FPGA technology to the Avalon Blockchain ASIC, Canaan continues to innovate by producing custom designed ASIC microprocessors. With the efforts of its highly skilled development team, Canaan strives to bring in new thoughts to the area of advanced technology ASIC processors and beyond.

Founder & CEO

As the founder, chairman and CEO, N.G. Zhang deeply explored the huge potential of ASIC in the field of supercomputer and founded Canaan Inc during his pursuit of Ph.D. Today, Canaan Inc.has become the world’s leading supplier of  AI & blockchain chips and system solutions.

Since the establishment of the company, Canaan Inc. has been committed to promoting the multi-level design development and in-depth application of ASIC super-calculation chips for multi-disciplinary, multi-disciplinary area. In 2018, Canaan achieved two major global technological breakthroughs: the mass production of the world’s first independently innovated 7nm chip, and the mass production of the world’s first RISC-V commercial edge intelligent computing chip – K210. Canaan plans to start producing the second generation of 28nm AI chip-K510 by the end of 2019.

 
Canaan donates CNY 1.2M to combat the novel coronavirus

Canaan donates CNY 1.2M to combat the novel coronavirus

January 31, 2020 - Canaan and its CEO NG have made donations totaling CNY 1.2M to help the fight against the outbreak of new coronavirus-related pneumonia in Beijing, Hangzhou and Shanghai. In addition, Canaan announced it will collect donations and additional...

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Canaan CEO attended in 2019 China Finance Summit

Canaan CEO attended in 2019 China Finance Summit

On December 19, the 2019 China Finance Summit was held in Beijing. This summit was co-organized by the China Industrial Development and Reform Commission affiliated to the China Development and Reform Commission, a financial media subsidiary of China News Agency.  The...

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NG Zhang, the Canaan CEO, attended APEC SME Summit

NG Zhang, the Canaan CEO, attended APEC SME Summit

On December 18, the 2019 APEC SME Business Forum was held in Shenzhen.  This forum is supported by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, co-sponsored by the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Promotion Center of the Ministry of Industry and...

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