July 21st, Tencent AI accelerator officially launched, after thousands of AI venture project, a period of 3 months after the selection, the final 25 projects officially elected. The projects will begin a 6 month acceleration period and grow rapidly with the full help of technology, resources, mentors, markets, and investment resources.
Just a week ago, Tencent multi-creation space (Overseas) also completed in Boston of the United States AI entrepreneurial team selection, 3 winning teams will be assigned to Tencent AI accelerator in the near future, communicate with the domestic AI entrepreneurs.
Around the actual product, AI accelerator members will be held on 22 and 23 days for two days behind closed doors. As for the first time counseling by AI scientists and technical experts, customized products, with diagnostic technology as the core of the selected project group will communicate on business aspects of enterprise strategy, organization and personnel management, etc..
AI Lab, vice president of Tencent director Yao Xing, deputy general manager of Tencent open platform Wang Lan, Tencent AI LAB Machine Learning Center for Liu Han and other Tencent management and technical experts in science professor Chen Xiaoping and other experts and AI Guozhiheng Beidou Technology Group Chairman Wang Shaomin and isoparametric AI accelerator start.
Figure: Vice President of Tencent, AI Lab, head of Yao Xing
Figure: Wang Lan, deputy general manager of Tencent open platform
Wang Lan said, as the bearer of Tencent the latest AI ability AI accelerator, will help the construction of artificial intelligence to support entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial ecology, power of artificial intelligence technology industrialization.
The 25 projects selected for the AI accelerator, including assistant to the beast, and triangle between bamboo, chasing a smart technology, the most popular startups for these in the present field of Natural Language Processing; and Department of medical education, Hui Ying, mow technology, small small library Farber robot project is focused on health care and education a number of legal construction, and the vertical segments of the AI application field, and show the traditional areas of AI based great efficiency improvement; in addition, Huan technology, juchuang, COWAROBOT, Sagitar space-time pots and other projects will be AI and hardware combination in automatic driving, space positioning and even outstanding achievements in translation field.
Figure: Tencent AI accelerator selected participants, and mentor group photo
Many of these projects have emerged, for example, is focused on providing intelligent human-computer interaction for the industry to solve the unicorn scheme, they not only for TV, mobile phone manufacturers to provide solutions at AI level, and BAT and other large companies have a different level of cooperation. Personal assistant service platform in China leading
Although from technology to application, AI entrepreneurship has been to the air. But as a start-up company, there are many problems, such as lack of technical reserve, technical depth and coverage, lack of market awareness, shortage of funds and so on. In the face of industry pain point, AI accelerator through the opening of Tencent's AI capabilities, providing AI technology, mentors, industrial resources, markets, investment support five, to help AI technology and products to find more application scenarios.
At the AI technology level, the AI accelerator will connect AI capabilities from Tencent, AILab, super graphics, Tencent, cloud, etc., to provide more than 20 of the top AI technology. At the same time, providing more than 10 million of Tencent cloud resources to help reduce the cost of computing projects, improve data processing efficiency, help project growth.
At the mentor level, equipped with top industries covering industry, academia, industry, design and investment. Through 6 months of mentoring, mentoring, 1v1 services, to provide in-depth product and technical analysis for trainees, and to help Polish AI products.
Industrial resources, AI accelerator downstream industry chain resources docking project, including the supply of chips, industrial design, manufacturing and other chain resources, and vertical industries such as medical, project traffic, electricity suppliers and other industry resources.
In addition, members of the project through the Tencent open platform, the Internet, cloud Tencent and other channels, access to market resources and more partners for docking. At the same time, they will get the Tencent investment, docking opportunity hundred plans, and focus on a number of investment institutions through the accelerator.
Attached: list of selected items of Tencent AI accelerator
Figure: Tencent AI accelerator selected list of projects