4Paradigm is pleased to announce completion of its USD 700 million Series D funding round. Boyu Capital, Primavera Capital, and HOPU Investments led this funding round, followed with other first-tier institutional investors like Sequoia Capital, Goldman Sachs, CPE, Jinyi Capital and FountainVest Partners. In particular, quite a few strategic investors also participated, such as China-UAE Joint Investment Fund, Mubadala Investment Company, CDB Capital, China Reform Holdings, JIC TECH-INV, CSC Financial, and Haitong Securities. With this new funding, 4Paradigm will accelerate its strategic planning across key industries to establish an enterprise-grade AI-based ecosystem and cultivate AI talent.
4Paradigm Defends its Championship in China’s Machine Learning Platform Market in the 1st Half of 2020, According to IDC
IDC has recently published China AI Software and Application (2020 H1) Report, and 4Paradigm has defended its championship in China’s machine learning platform market from 2018 to the first half of 2020 with expanding market share.
Dr Dai Wenyuan, 4Paradigm’s founder and CEO, accepted an invitation to participate in the Singapore Fintech Festival and discuss how organisations can undertake successful AI-driven digital transformation.
The MIT Technology Review has unveiled the 2020 edition of its influential‘TR50’list of the “smartest companies in China”, adding 4Paradigm to a prestigious club that includes tech giants such as Alibaba, Baidu, Nvidia, Tencent, and Tesla.
Leading global luxury menswear brand Ermenegildo Zegna recently entered into a partnership with 4paradigm to drive innovation and development in its business and customer operations by effectively matching products to users online and offline with the help of AI empowerment and intelligent newsfeeds capabilities from 4Paradigm's AI platform, the one-stop digital traffic operation platform of 4paradigm.
Recently, Forrester, a leading international market analysis firm, released The Forrester Wave™: Predictive Analytics And Machine Learning In China, Q4 2020 report. 4 Paradigm received the top score in the Current Offering category, and among the highest scores in the Market Presence category.
4Paradigm Has Reached a Strategic Cooperation with Singapore Epitex to Accelerate its Online Business Development
4Paradigm has officially signed an agreement with Epitex, a well-known home textile retail brand in Singapore, and become its strategic partner to promote the digital and intelligent transformation of its online business. Epitex will utilize the platform, a digital and intelligent traffic system with all-round AI capabilities of 4Paradigm, to accelerate its online business and intelligent transformation and explore new growth drivers for its business development against the backdrop that the pandemic is hindering physical stores.
4Paradigm Signs Cooperation with YescomUSA to Fully Assist the E-commerce Platform to Realize Digital and Intelligent Transformation
YescomUSA.com, an independent e-commerce brand featuring outdoor gears in North America, has signed a cooperation agreement with 4Paradigm. Supported by technologies such as the digital and intelligent traffic operation platform and Knowledge Graphs，4Paradigm will give full play to its capabilities of natural language processing and multi-round dialogue robots to provide personalized marketing services for millions of English-speaking consumers in the United States. While accurately matching the needs of consumers, 4Paradigm will also improve the level of intelligent and standardized operation of customer service, service efficiency, and comprehensively promote the intelligent transformation of the e-commerce industry.
This week 4Paradigm enjoyed the privilege of hosting a delegation from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Beijing. The Dutch delegation was headed by Deputy Ambassador Mr. Bas Pulles, Counsellor for Science & Technology Mr. Taake Manning, the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA) Northern China Representative Mr. Steven Shen and Investment Promotion Assistant Officer Ms. Joy Zhao.
4Paradigm has recently announced its cooperation with KÉRASTAS, a premium hair care brand under L'Oreal. Together with KÉRASTAS, 4Paradigm developed and launched the first “Scalp and Hair Smart Detector” for the hairdressing industry.
On September 4th, LYFEN, together with 4Paradigm, held a strategic cooperation signing ceremony in its Shanghai headquarter.
China’s famous infant formula brand, Feihe, has recently reached cooperation with 4Paradigm. Feihe will soon be equipped with smart matching and recommendation services of parenting knowledge and maternal products based on 4Paradigm’s intelligent digital operation platform.
Recently, Budweiser China has officially signed a cooperation agreement with 4Paradigm.
Recently, DHL Global Freight, a leading airborne and ocean shipper under German Deutsche Post DHL Group, has signed a cooperation agreement with 4Paradigm.
When a Maternal and Infant Brand Meets with AI： 4Paradigm Provides Intelligent PUSH Services for Friso
Friso, a sub-brand of Friesland Campina, officially signed an agreement with 4Paradigm. With its one-stop data traffic operation platform, 4Paradigm will provide intelligent marketing services for Friso to gain more popularity among consumers and drives another round of brand growth.
Influential global market intelligence provider IDC has released its China Artificial Intelligence Software and Applications Tracker (2019 H2).
4paradigm, together with a customs affairs management information service provider, has built low-cost and highly efficient artificial intelligence infrastructure and business applications for relevant customs departments recently.
Recently, 4Paradigm has joined hands with Chinaac.com to build an enterprise-level machine learning platform for GuoSen Securities based on the universal AI platform “4Paradigm Sage” .
China Academy of Railway Sciences Has Completed the Intelligent Inspection and Application of High Speed Rails with 4paradigm
China's high-speed train is one of the fastest trains in international railway transportation. By the end of 2019, the total mileage of China's high-speed railways reached 35,000 km, and the total passenger traffic volume was 2.29billion, ranking first in the world. China's high-speed railway adopts the closed-looped electrified railway design, which has strict requirements for the safety of rails and electric operation systems, and also makes railway safety inspection a world-class problem.
4Paradigm has announced the completion of its latest funding round, which raised in total USD 230 million, and increased the company’s post money valuation to approximately USD 2 billion.
Recently, the international authoritative organization Gartner has released the Top Ten Strategic Technology Trends for 2020: AI Democratization. 4Paradigm is selected as the representative of automatic machine learning (AutoML) in this report. Gartner believes that "AI Democratization" has the advantages of low threshold and high efficiency, which will accelerate the scale-up application of AI for enterprises.
4Paradigm’s enterprise-grade ‘4Paradigm Sage’ AI platform has been awarded an ePrivacyseal in Europe as part of the company’s commitment to demonstrate full compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), widely considered the world’s strictest data protection and privacy legislation.
4Paradigm Sage Platform Secures the Number 1 Market Share in China Amongst All Machine Learning Platforms
IDC, the international authoritative research institute, recently released the first IDC MarketScape™ of Chinese Machine Learning Development Platform Market Evaluation. The results show that 4Paradigm ranks first in China for market share amongst all machine learning platforms.
During the recent Competition 4 for universal object detection at the international top competition PASCAL VOC 2012 Challenge, 4Paradigm adopted multi-model and single-model solutions, breaking the task test results twice in two days and took the top two places in overall rankings.
On June 6th , 4Paradigm and SPT Energy Group Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as ‘SPT’) held a ‘Smart Oilfield Strategic Cooperation’ signing ceremony.
The exploration and breakthrough in automated machine learning (AutoML), the key technology for AI’s industrialization, is considered a bright spot for AI development. Last year, 4Paradigm hosted important AutoML competitions like NeurIPS 2018 AutoML Challenge and PAKDD 2018 Data Competition and this year it is to launch AutoDL Challenge 2019, the world’s first AutoDL competition, together with Google and ChaLearn.
CB Insights, a world-renowned venture capital research institute, has released the Top 100 AI start-ups list in 2019, ‘AI 100’, among which includes six AI companies from China. 4Paradigm was selected due to its outstanding performance in AI industrialization, alongside five other Chinese AI companies SenseTime, YITU, MEGVII, Momenta and Horizon Robotics.
International Data Corporation, a world-renowned research institution, recently released its list of IDC Innovators. 4Paradigm’s intelligent risk control platform and AutoML products are included on the lists of ‘China’s AI-Based Financial Anti-Fraud’ and ‘Next Generation of Advanced Big Data Analysis in the Asia Pacific Region’, respectively. ...
4Paradigm has recently completed C series financing of more than CNY 1 billion, with a new corporate valuation of about USD 1.2 billion.
Chen Yuqiang, Founder & Chief Scientist at 4Paradigm, Attended the UN Internet Governance Forum and Gave a Report on AI and Privacy Protection
The annual Internet Governance Forum was held recently at the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris, France. Founder and principal research scientist of 4Paradigm Chen Yuqiang attended the forum and highlighted issues related to AI ethics and safety.
4Paradigm Released Intelligent Recommendation System First Click Accelerating the Intelligent Upgrade of Media Business.
On November 6th, the 2018 Artificial Intelligence and New Media Forum organized by 4Paradigm was held in Beijing. At the meeting, the 4Paradigm released AI products empowering media - the First Click recommendation intelligent system (hereinafter referred to as First Click ).
Dai Wenyuan, Founder of 4Paradigm, Attended the 12th Annual World Economic Forum ‘Summer Davos’: the Shortage of Social Resources Provides Impetus for AI Development
This year’s forum’s theme is ‘Shaping Innovative Societies in the Fourth Industrial Revolution’. Dai Wenyuan, founder and CEO of 4Paradigm, attended the core forum and shared in-depth discussions on AI-related topics that all sectors of society are paying attention to.
Here Comes the Era of AI Medical Treatment Shanghai’s Ruijin Hospital Cooperates with 4Paradigm to Develop AI Chronic Disease Management Products
On August 30th, at the ‘AI + Medical’ strategic cooperation press conference held at China's National Metabolic Management Center (MMC), we saw the first domestic diabetes and complications management product based on artificial intelligence (AI), "Ruining Zhitang".
On December 1st, 2017 local time, the results of the BNP Paribas International Hackathon were announced in Paris, France. The Chinese team, represented by 4Paradigm, beat other regional champions to win the overall championship, becoming the first winner from Asia in the history of this prestigious event.
The ‘Haoxin Cup’ big data algorithm competition came to an end. 4Paradigm‘s team, which had only one membe, won the Champion.
"2016 China artificial intelligence industry conference and the sixth awards ceremony of Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Science and Technology Awards" was held in Shenzhen. 4Paradigm founder and CEO, Dai Wenyuan, wins ‘First Prize in Innovation Award’.