New conversation with Jacob Colker of Allen Institute of AI Incubator
All things AI
If you have not heard of Allen institute before this, here is a quick intro about them.
Non-profit research organization founded in 2014 by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen & is located in Seattle, Washington
Mission is to advance artificial intelligence in a way that benefits humanity
Conducts fundamental research in AI, develops AI tools and applications, and promotes AI education and public awareness
Has a team of world-class researchers and engineers working on a wide range of AI projects
What is Allen Institute of AI’s incubator (AI2)?
AI2's incubator program is a startup accelerator that supports early-stage AI companies
The program was launched in 2017
Provides funding, office space, mentorship, and resources to selected companies
Focuses on AI applications that can have a positive impact on society, such as healthcare, education, and sustainability
Companies accepted into the program receive up to $500,000 in funding
The program lasts for six months and includes regular check-ins and workshops
AI2's incubator has supported companies such as Xnor.ai, Blue Canoe, and Lexion
Till next time,
Stay Above Average.