HiFive Unleashed

by SiFive

The world’s first RISC-V-based, Linux-capable development board

View all updates Mar 18, 2018

Thanks and Hackathon Winners

The campaign has officially ended. For those of you who have ordered, thanks for your support and keep an eye out for an email from Crowd Supply when your board ships. Everything is on track for the end of March!

The early-access boards are rolling off the manufacturing line and we’re doing our final inspections. The manufacturing yields are looking good and we’ll be offering a few more boards for sale on Crowd Supply for the June 30 shipment.

Here is the final HiFive Unleashed in all its glory:

Embedded Linux Conference Hackathon Winners

Last week, we held our first-ever RISC-V Hackathon at the Embedded Linux Conference, where folks were able to get their hands on the HiFive Unleashed for the first time. Over 30 Developers working as 18 different teams worked late into the night for three days to complete the designated challenges on the HiFive Unleashed and HiFive1 platforms.

Congratulations to the winners of the first-ever RISC-V Hackathon at the Embedded Linux Conference 2018! They walked away with a $2,000 USD prize and their very own HiFive Unleashed board. We’re excited to see what everybody will do with the boards!

$478,227 raised

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HiFive Unleashed

Join the revolution! Your early support will help tremendously and you'll be rewarded with the world's first and only Linux-capable, RISC-V-based development board.


HiFive Unleashed - Early Access

Absolutely can't wait to get your hands on the world's first and only Linux-capable, RISC-V-based dev board? Then grab one of these limited-edition boards with delivery slated for the end of March. Only 75 early access boards available.



SiFive is the leading provider of processor cores, accelerators, and SoC IP to create domain-specific architecture based on the free and open RISC-V instruction set architecture. SiFive offers scalable, configurable processor cores pre-integrated with security, trace, and debug features for workload-specific accelerator designs. Founded by the inventors of RISC-V, SiFive has 15 design centers worldwide and backing from Sutter Hill Ventures, SK Hynix, Qualcomm Ventures, Western Digital, Intel Capital, Spark Capital, Osage University Partners, and Prosperity7 Ventures.

Andrew Waterman

Yunsup Lee

Krste Asanovic

Palmer Dabbet

Jack Kang

Naveed Sherwani

Sunil Shenoy

The Rest of the SiFive Team!

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