Canaan Creative

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Canaan Creative, also known as Canaan, is a computer hardware manufacturer headquartered in China. Established in 2013 by Nangeng “N.G.” Zhang, Canaan specializes in Blockchain servers and ASIC microprocessor solutions for use in bitcoin mining.
Canaan Creative
TypePublic company
IndustryConsumer electronics
Computer hardware
FounderN.G. Zhang[1]
Area served
Key people
N.G. Zhang
ProductsComputer Processors
Computer Hardware
Number of employees
more than 300


In 2013, during studying for a doctor's degree,[2] N.G. Zhang established Canaan Creative, where he served as the chairman and CEO.[3]

In 2016, Canaan attempted a reverse takeover for $466 Millions USD by Shandong Luyitong, a public company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.[3]

In January 2019, reports surfaced that Canaan is considering an IPO in the United States.[4] Canaan raised $90 million in their November 2019 IPO.[5]

In 2019, Canaan was listed on Nasdaq.


  1. "A company that sold 300,000 bitcoin mining rigs last year is seeking the largest crypto IPO ever". Quartz. May 16, 2018.
  2. "Canaan gave up the listing of the New Third Board Bitcoin mining machine enterprises collectively disappeared". March 20, 2018.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Bitcoin Mining Rig Maker Canaan Files for $1 Billion IPO". May 15, 2018. Archived from the original on April 3, 2019.
  4. "Bitcoin Mining Chip Maker Canaan Considers U.S. IPO". Bloomberg News. January 8, 2019. Archived from the original on July 7, 2019.
  5. Tse, Crystal (November 20, 2019). "Bitcoin Mining Firm Canaan Ends Trading Debut Flat After IPO". Bloomberg.

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