(Head office: Machida City, Tokyo; President and CEO: Daisuke Kimura; hereinafter referred to as "the Company") is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of the 15th class of AI.Accelerator, the first AI and artificial intelligence venture support program in Japan.
DIP has been focusing on artificial intelligence (AI), a key technology for the coming era of population decline, and has been operating the AI-specific media "AINOW" (http://ainow.ai/ ) since June 2016. In June 2016, DIP launched "AI.Accelerator" (http://ainow.ai/ ), an incubation program specializing in AI, to help revitalize AI ventures in Japan, recognizing that the number of AI startups in Japan lags behind that in North America. DIP launched AI.Accelerator (http://ainow.ai/) in April 2017 to help revitalize AI ventures in Japan, and is committed to making seed investments in AI-related businesses and talented people to produce AI mega ventures that will take the world by storm. accelerator).
About AI.Accelerator 15th Period
We held an 8-week open call for applications and received 64 applications. After screening of applications and interviews, 6 companies were selected. We will continue to make a concerted effort with the support team to help the selected companies achieve rapid growth through the 3-month Accelerator Program.