Nvidia Corporation is one of the largest developers of graphics processors and chipsets for personal computers and game consoles. The head office is in Santa Clara, California. NVIDIA Corporation does not have its own manufacturing facilities and therefore works according to the fabless principle.
The company was founded in January 1993 by Jen-Hsun Huang, Curtis Priem and Chris Malachowsky. In May 1995, Nvidia launched the NV1 (STG-2000), one of the first 3D accelerator processors (GPU). In January 1999, Nvidia was included in the NASDAQ (NVDA) and delivered the ten millionth graphics chip in the same year. In the Forbes Global 2000 of the world's largest companies, Nvidia ranks 572 (as of: 2017 financial year). The company had a market value of approximately US $155 billion in mid-2018.
As of October 2020 NVIDIA has a market cap of $333.50 B. This makes NVIDIA the world's 18th most valuable company by market cap according to our data. The market capitalization, commonly called market cap, is the total market value of a publicly traded company's outstanding shares and is commonly used to mesure how much a company is worth.