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EdgeCortix Co., Ltd. EdgeCortix selected as World Economic Forum “Technology Pioneer 2024”

EdgeCortix Co., Ltd.
EdgeCortix selected as World Economic Forum “Technology Pioneer 2024” Named among the 100 most promising technology pioneers in 23 countries around the world
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EdgeCortix(R) Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo; Founder and CEO: Sakya Singha Dasgupta; pronunciation: EdgeCortix) is a leading fabless semiconductor company specializing in energy-efficient AI processing at the edge that originated in Japan. Today, we announced that we have been selected as a Technology Pioneer 2024 by the World Economic Forum. The company will be one of the world’s 100 most promising startups and scale-ups named Technology Pioneers, at the forefront of technology and business model innovation.
Additionally, EdgeCortix is ​​one of only two Japanese companies selected this year. The company was recognized for its efforts to develop energy-efficient, ultra-low-latency semiconductor and software platforms that sustainably meet the growing demands of today’s AI applications, from vision to generative AI.
Verena Kuhn, Head of Innovator Community at the World Economic Forum, said: “We are thrilled to welcome EdgeCortix to Technology Pioneers 2024 (https://initiatives.weforum.org/technology-pioneers/home). The immense transformative power of AI to strengthen industry, economy, and society. We look forward to working with business and government leaders to shape solutions that foster equitable and human-centered change.”
EdgeCortix joins the network of the Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (C4IR), a division of the World Economic Forum
(https://centres.weforum.org/centre-for-the-fourth-industrial-revolution/home) It will be. C4IR focuses on international technology companies that support and have the potential to contribute to advancing
technological developments for equitable and human-centered
transformation of industries, economies, and societies.
Sakyasinga Dasgupta, Founder and CEO of EdgeCortix, said:
“It is a great honor to be named a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum. EdgeCortix is ​​committed to delivering
energy-efficient, high-performance AI processing in an environmentally sustainable manner. Our purpose is to design a decentralized, intelligent, low-power edge AI platform that meets the demands of generative AI applications from the ground to space, creating a greener world for future generations. We aim to work with the Forum’s Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution and global leaders to advance sustainable AI computing and engage in fair and human-centered transformation of industries, economies, and societies. looking forward to it.”
On behalf of EdgeCortix, our CEO will be invited to attend the World Economic Forum as a technology pioneer, collaborating with world leaders to address important industry and societal challenges. Technology Pioneers will also be invited to participate in forum events and discussions over the next two years that bring together global industry leaders, academics, and public and private government representatives. We will be an honored member of a community of technology pioneers that have been selected over the past 24 years, including Airbnb, Google, Kickstarter, Mozilla, Spotify, TransferWise, Twitter, Wikimedia, and many more.
For more information on this year’s Technology Pioneers, click here (
https://www.weforum.org/press/2024/06/applied-ai-and-cutting-edge-technology-start-ups-dominate-this-year -s-100-new-members-of-the-world-economic-forum-s-technology-pioneers-community/ ), past selected companies, information about the community, and application link can be found here ( https:/
/initiatives.weforum.org/technology-pioneers/home). .
About EdgeCortix
EdgeCortix is ​​a fabless semiconductor company focused on
energy-efficient AI processing for generative AI workloads at the edge. Founded in 2019, the company has its R&D headquarters in Tokyo and has a patented “Hardware-Software Collaborative Exploration” system that designs AI-specific runtime reconfigurable accelerator processors from the ground up. provides a software-first approach. EdgeCortix products are helping drive the use of edge AI hardware in the rapidly growing field of defense, aerospace, smart cities, Industry 4.0, autonomous driving systems, and robotics.
For more information on the AI ​​accelerator “SAKURA-II”
(https://www.edgecortix.com/ja/products/sakura), which we announced in May 2024, please refer to our website.
https://www.edgecortix.com/ja/
About the World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum is an international organization working to improve global conditions through collaboration between the public and private sectors. It brings together leaders from politics, business, culture and society to shape global, regional and industrial agendas. Founded in 1971 as a non-profit foundation, the World Economic Forum is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, and is an independent, impartial organization with no special interests. The Innovator Community is a group of the world’s most promising startups and scale-ups at the forefront of technology and business model
innovation. Comprised of three sub-communities: ‘Technology Pioneers’, ‘Global Innovators’ and ‘Unicorns’, the Innovator Community supports startups on their growth journey. The World Economic Forum provides sub-communities with a platform to engage with public and private sector leaders and contribute new solutions to overcome the current crisis and build future resilience. Companies invited to the Innovator Community will collaborate with one or more centers of relevant forums and contribute to shaping the global agenda on key issues.

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