‘RISE.AI’ – Southeast Asia’s first Corporate AI Accelerator program is calling for AI startups from all over the world


RISE, the largest regional corporate innovation accelerator in Southeast Asia, emphasizes its commitment to technological innovation, introducing the first Corporate AI Accelerator program to deliver tangible business results that strategically respond to the requirements of leading corporates in Southeast Asia.

RISE.AI is the most comprehensive corporate AI innovation program in Southeast Asia, using RISE’s global network and expertise to create an outcome-driven innovative platform that bridges the gap between innovative concepts and applicable practices in accelerating the development of AI technology. The program aims to gather best-in-class AI startups who specialize in artificial intelligence technology with initial market traction to jointly develop pilot projects with leading corporates in various sectors such as Finance & Banking, Insurance, Energy and Clean Technology, etc. The leading corporates in Thailand who joined the program include PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP), AI & Robotics Ventures Co., Ltd. (ARV), Bank of AYUDHYA Public Co., Ltd. (Krungsri) and the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA). The program will take place in Bangkok during April – September 2019.

The program selects startups based on the ability to address corporates problem statements. All AI startups, selected to participate the program, will have an opportunity to join the camp to co-develop nine-week pilot projects with our leading corporate partners and receive personalized mentorship from our AI experts (New York University Future Lab), to ensure deliverables within the timeframe of the program. With strategic assessment and mentorship program from RISE.AI expert partners, this makes RISE.AI the promising platform in Corporate AI development in SEA. The program will be officially launched in April 2019, with the plan to organize roadshow in 10 major cities across Asia, which include Beijing, Hangzhou, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Taipei, Bangkok, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Tokyo, and Seoul.

Interested startups can submit the application online at www.riseaccel.com/ai. For more information, please email us at namtom@riseaccel.com or contact us via Facebook page @RISEAccelerator .