KEY POINTS
  • Neuralink has raised $205 million from investors including Google Ventures, Peter Thiel's Founders Fund, and OpenAI CEO Sam Altman. 
  • Founded in 2016, Neuralink is trying to develop high-bandwidth brain implants that can communicate with phones and computers.
  • Total investment in the company now stands at $363 million, according to start-up tracker Crunchbase.
Elon Musk, Founder and Chief Engineer of SpaceX, speaks during the Satellite 2020 Conference in Washington, DC, United States on March 9, 2020.

Elon Musk's brain-machine interface company, Neuralink, has raised $205 million from investors including Google Ventures, Peter Thiel's Founders Fund, and OpenAI CEO Sam Altman. 

The series C round, announced in a blogpost Thursday, was led by Dubai-based Vy Capital.