HKAI LAB - ACCELERATOR PROGRAM

HKAI LAB - ACCELERATOR PROGRAM

HKAI LAB is a platform for bringing together academics, scientists, and entrepreneurs in AI who are passionate about innovation and creating a better future. HKAI LAB is focused on advancing the frontiers of AI with cutting-edge technologies and expertise, and empowering startups to develop and commercialize their AI inventions and technologies. The lab is dedicated to fostering a community of dynamic talents that will help build a vibrant culture of entrepreneurship in Hong Kong.

HKAI LAB offers several key advantages, including:

  • Powerful GPU-equipped high-performance computer resources
  • Strong advisory from the expertise of researchers and scientists
  • Seed funding and exposure to venture capitalists

HKAI LAB is a not-for-profit initiative and it is fully funded by the Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund (AHKEF) and SenseTime, with support from the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP), Alibaba Cloud and the Alibaba DAMO Academy.

 

EMPOWERING STARTUPS

 

HKAI LAB offers a 12-month Accelerator Program that takes your startup to the next level. They focus on commercializing AI inventions and technologies that are developed at the lab. We run two accelerator cohorts every year, taking in six to ten startups each time.

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APPLICATION PROCEDURE

 

1. ONLINE APPLICATION
Submit the online application form with the required supporting documents including, but not limited to:
a. A business plan,
b. The CVs of the founders and 
c. The certificate of incorporation of the company (if available).

2. ASSESSMENT BY SELECTION PANEL

Paper assessment by Selection Panel based on the application materials received.

3. INTERVIEW BY SELECTION PANEL
Shortlisted applicants will undergo an interview process with the selection panel.

4. DUE DILIGENCE
Selected applicants are required to undergo a due diligence process. Applicants will only be admitted to the HKAI LAB Accelerator Program if the result of due diligence is satisfactory within a specific timeframe.

Deadline of Application: 13 October 2019

For details and application, please visit https://www.hongkongai.org