Canaan Founded in 2013, Canaan (Canaan Creative) 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. N.G. ZHANG, Canaan Founder & CEO N.G. ZHANG, pronounced EN-GEE-JON-G, is the founder of Canaan Creative. He is the Next Generation (N.G.) of CEO from Mainland China who combines the best technologies and philosophies from China and the rest of the world. He invented the first blockchain hardware mining tech by embedding software algorithms into FPGA hardware and branding the products, Icarus and Lancelot. The success of these products led to the founding of the innovative technology company, Canaan Creative. Since initiating the blockchain hardware industry, N.G. created the first ASIC blockchain hardware mining product line, the Avalon. N.G. manages Canaan, a 100 person strong growing company bringing innovations to the world from myth to reality.