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Southeast Asia’s RISE.AI accelerator open for international applications until June 20

RISE.AI is Southeast Asia’s first corporate AI accelerator program and its inviting 30 startups from all over the world to Bangkok, Thailand.

You’ll work intensively with the top corporates in Southeast Asia for nine weeks. The program aims to deliver tangible business results to the corporates, plugging your startup’s solutions into their processes which will help you scale internationally.

You don’t have to give up equity to participate in the program, and you’ll have plenty of mentorship from AI experts and entrepreneurs. You will have free access to co-working space during your entire stay in Bangkok, an accommodation budget, and other perks such as credits from RISE.AI’s sponsors.

Some of the expert mentors you’ll interact with:

  • Uri Ferruccio, Director at’s AI+Innovation Studio and AI Accelerator and Director of Strategy and Investment at’s AI Platform and Research Division (MA in Regional Studies – China from Harvard University
  • Jefferson Chen, Founder and CEO at, and Partner at GSR Ventures (MBA from Stanford University)
  • Steve Kuyan, Managing Director at NYU Tandon School Future Labs

If you manage an AI startup in areas such as credit scoring, process automation, robotics, CRM, or other fields of AI applications, already has some business traction, and can send 1-2 team members to Bangkok for nine weeks, we’d like to hear from you!

Send your application here before June 20.

Startups teams of all nationalities are welcome. The program starts on July 26.

KrASIA is a media partner.

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