scheme verge Inc.
scheme verge selected as the first finalist related to smart city and MaaS at “HONGO AI 2022”
scheme verge Co., Ltd. (Head office: Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Tatsutaka Tsunanami, hereinafter “scheme verge”) announced the “HONGO AI Award” for early-stage AI startups sponsored by the general incorporated association HONGO AI. ” and has been selected to participate in the pitch contest “HONGO AI 2022”.
About HONGO AI 2022
“HONGO AI” is a pitch contest that was started in 2019 by VCs, universities, organizations, supporting companies, etc., aiming to “create a unique ecosystem based on” HONGO “. “HONGO AI 2022” will be held on December 7th (Wednesday) at the Ito Hall of the University of Tokyo, where the first event was held. Startups that pass the document screening and interview screening by the pre-selection committee will be awarded as the “HONGO AI Award” and selected as finalists. At scheme verge, as a result of the pre-selection committee’s evaluation of recent business performance and AI utilization status, we have been awarded the “HONGO AI Award” and have been selected as a finalist. In response to this result, at the final selection meeting on December 7, we will discuss the status of AI utilization in our business areas of real estate, construction, and infrastructure, as well as the status of smart city-related initiatives in Hongo, where this contest will be held. We are also planning to make an
[Overview of HONGO AI 2022]
■ Name: HONGO AI 2022
■ Schedule: December 7, 2022 (Wednesday) 13:00-18:00 (planned) ■Venue: The University of Tokyo, Ito Gakuen Hall
■ Sponsorship: General Incorporated Association HONGO AI
Advanced Technology Co-Creation Organization (ATAC), Deep Core, Deep30, The University of Tokyo Edge Capital Partners, The University of Tokyo Co-Creation Platform Development, ANRI
Co-sponsored by: Nihon Keizai Shimbun
Support: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Bunkyo Ward, The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence, The University of Tokyo Industry-Academia Co-Creation Promotion Headquarters, Japan Venture Capital Association, Japan Deep Learning Association, AI Data Utilization Consortium, Deep Learning Lab, AI Business Promotion Consortium
Platinum Sponsor: ITOCHU Corporation
Gold Sponsor; Sumitomo Corporation
Silver sponsors: EY Japan, Softbank, Fujita, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Bronze Sponsors: Microsoft Japan, Tokio Marine Holdings, Hakuhodo, Mitsui Fudosan
■Preliminary selection committee members
Takashi Kusano (President and CEO, BrainPad)
Mr. Takeshi Izaki (Nvidia Joint Enterprise Division General Manager) Masaya Kubota (WIL Partner)
Mr. Tomonori Shindo (Nikkei BP Editor in Chief, Nikkei Robotics) ■ Main selection committee
Mr. Shigeo Kagami (Professor, Department of Technology Management Strategy, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo / Deputy General Manager, Industry-Academia Collaborative Creation Promotion Headquarters)
Yutaka Matsuo (Professor, Center for Artifact Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo / Department of Technology Management Strategy)
Taizo Son (Founder of Mistletoe) *On request
■ URL: https://hongo.ai/
About scheme verge Inc.
Scheme verge is working on improving the reproducibility of the process related to area revitalization and improving the efficiency and automation of improvement decisions based on data by utilizing the know-how that combines urban engineering and data science and puts it into operation. We provide our main product, “Horai Area Management (https://horai.sv/area_management)”, which enables quick start-up of area management, expandable support from transportation to
accommodation, general-purpose development from tourist spots to the city center, and We support the continuous and irreversible
improvement of measures.
■ Company name: scheme verge Co., Ltd.
■ Company establishment date: July 24, 2018
■Representative: Tatsuki Kanan (Representative Director and CEO) Location: Kashiwaya Building 2-2F/3F, 3-28-10 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo (Reception: 3F)
■ Business content:
Design, development and provision of urban and transportation solutions Investigation and proposals on technical issues, social issues, policy issues, and international issues that constitute the above barriers Development, sales, and rental of services and software related to information processing, information communication, and information provision related to the above
■ URL: http://www.schemeverge.com
Status of utilization of AI and related technologies in scheme verge ■ For consumers
・A function that uses AI from the behavior data and attribute information of Horai users to recommend products that attract customers, such as tour passes, and spots: POIs (Points of Interest) that are posted on Horai according to the user.
・Create an itinerary from user-selected/recommended POIs. Combined with on-demand traffic, it contributes to solving the route traveling salesman problem.
■ For businesses
・Data related to towns, facilities, and transportation are linked as macro data, combined with app micro data to statistically grasp the movement dynamics of the entire area, and business operators conduct target marketing according to user clustering. can be implemented. Status of smart city-related initiatives in Hongo under scheme verge Various players, mainly startups, and local Implement area management projects in collaboration with local stakeholders with the aim of clarifying regional relationships (= innovation ecosystem),
accelerating data-driven urban development that makes use of that knowledge, and developing it as a model case nationwide. doing. [Image 2
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