Danish AI startup BotSupply wins the IBM award 2017
In occasion of the Watson Summit Denmark 2017, BotSupply won the IBM Award 2017. The event took place at the stunning facilities of DR Koncerthuset where AI Enthusiasts and experts gathered for a day of inspiring knowledge sharing. The main focus of the summit was allocated to cognitive technologies and AI.
According to IBM Research Cognitive technologies surpass all other technologies because of their ability to understand, see, hear and learn.Within a few years, businesses will be ‘cognitive at the core’. This in will in turn strengthen the foundation of the business and the decisions that are being made on a continuous basis. Watson Summit was targeted to decision makers and leaders in strategy, operation, finance, HR, IT, marketing, customers and sales. Attendees were presented with the latest knowledge on cognitive technology and concrete examples of new business opportunities in banking and insurance, health, industry, retail and government.
As part of the summit BotSupply was chosen along with 5 other startups that work with: AI, Cognitive Computing and Big Data Analytics to participate in the Startup Event. The Startup Event consisted of a competition framed around the question:
Who would you invest in if you had 1 million DKK?
The 6 competing startups presented a pitch that highlighted how they respectively use technology to create maximum value, how their startup is built up and explained their business model.
A sharp and talented panel of juries made by experts in the field and investors chose unanimously BotSupply as the Startup that showed the most promise and potential, awarding BotSupply with the IBM Award 2017.
The prize consists of a trophy and a check for 120.000 USD worth of Bluemix credits to be used on Watson technologies.
The BotSupply team looks forward to persisting in dedicating all its efforts on continuing to help digitize Denmark by creating a new ecosystem for AI. This new ecosystem being powered by AI Scientists, Bot Engineers and Creatives that leverage the capacity of cutting edge technologies for creating top notch cognitive solutions for companies searching to implement AI. We call this process Co- Creation of AI.
By co-creating AI, BotSupply seeks to lower the entry barrier that companies encounter when looking to implement AI, when they find themselves unable to find the talent that is capable and able of developing tailored cognitive solutions.
You can learn more about the exciting projects that BotSupply is currently working on at: www.botsupply.ai