AI chipmaker Horizon Robotics is seeking to raise $700 million in a new funding round.
Horizon is often seen as potentially becoming China’s equivalent of NVIDIA. The company is founded by Dr Kai Yu, a prominent industry figure with quite the credentials.
Yu led Baidu’s AI Research lab for three years, founded the Baidu Institute of Deep Learning, and launched the company’s autonomous driving business unit.
Furthermore, Yu has taught at Stanford...