EdgeCortix Awarded Japan-US Innovation Award 2024

One of Five Japanese Startup Companies Selected by the Japan Society of Northern California

WHAT: Dr. Sakyasingha Dasgupta, CEO and founder of EdgeCortix, will accept the honor and participate in a showcase presentation at the annual Japan – U.S. Awards Innovation Symposium at Stanford University on July 18, 2024. In cooperation with the Stanford University US–Asia Technology Management Center, The Japan Society of Northern California (JSNC) organizes timely and interesting programs that focus on Japan – U.S. innovation and entrepreneurship. 

The signature activity is an intensive year-long process to identify companies with a Japan – U.S. connection that have achieved highly noteworthy innovations in business or technology. Honorees exemplify companies that are ‘built around important innovations with great future promise’ and are deemed as exciting additions to the community of Silicon Valley investors, executives, and business experts who attend the Symposium.

For the last 14 years, the Innovation Showcase has recognized exceptional Japanese startup companies built around new technologies and innovative business ideas that have the potential for major worldwide impact, in both Japan and the US. EdgeCortix is honored to join past awardees from Japan including: Whill, Axelspace, Preferred Networks, Treasure Data, Astroscale, InfoStellar, iSpace, LPixel, and Valuenex.

For more on the 2024 schedule, visit: https://www.edgecortix.com/en/events/2024-japan-us-innovation-awards-symposium

McCaw Hall, Arrillaga Alumni Center
Stanford University
326 Galvez St, Stanford, CA 94305

Thursday, July 18, 2024 from 10 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. PT

Based in Tokyo, EdgeCortix builds high-speed, low-power, AI-focused processors with a software-first approach for edge applications. The company recently announced SAKURA-II, its next generation high performance, and energy efficient edge AI accelerator to address the latest Generative AI solutions at the edge from vision to billions of parameters large language models.

About EdgeCortix

Pioneering the future of the connected intelligent edge, EdgeCortix is a fabless semiconductor company focused on energy-efficient AI processing of Generative-AI workloads at the edge. Founded in 2019 with R&D headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, EdgeCortix delivers a software-first approach with its patented “hardware and software co-exploration” system to design an AI specific runtime reconfigurable accelerator processor from the ground up. EdgeCortix’s products disrupt the rapidly growing edge AI hardware markets including defense, aerospace, smart cities, industry 4.0, autonomous vehicles and robotics.

For more information about EdgeCortix and SAKURA-II, visit https://www.edgecortix.com/en/

Analyst & Media Contacts:
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