Latest news from category News Ascent Robotics, a global Japanese deep tech startup

A article “The rise of deep tech startups in Japan (and why European companies should take note)” gives an overview to the development of the Japanese startup investment and startup ecosystem. In the article, Ascent Robotics is described as a Japanese startup fostering a truly international work culture and actively recruiting global talent. The […]

Ascent Robotics featured in Nissen Digital Hub

Nissen Digital Hub, a portal gathering information on corporate AI solutions, featured Ascent Robotics in its 3rd volume of Japanese startups. The article emphasizes Ascent’s objective of creating vehicles that can navigate autonomously not only on wide highways, but also on the narrow streets of Japan. 日本のAIスタートアップ紹介 Vol.3 (Japanese)  

With or without 3D maps? Ascent Robotics’ approach featured in an online article

Ascent Robotics was featured in an article on Jidounten Lab. The article discusses the different approaches that companies and institutions take on creating autonomous driving solutions. It introduces Ascent’s approach of training AI in its virtual learning environment. 3D地図「いる派vsいらない派」 自動運転業界の仁義なき戦い ダイナミックマップは必要? (Japanese)

Ascent Robotics nominated as one of the top 5 finalists of Nikkei’s Raise Awards

Nikkei, the world’s largest financial newspaper, chooses annually Japan’s top startups in its Nikkei Raise Awards. This year Ascent Robotics was nominated among the top 5. In a briefing announcing the finalists, Nikkei briefly described the reasons behind the nominations. Ascent Robotics was credited for its achievement in developing a system that allows for the […]

Save the date: Decoded #4 to be held on February 1st 2019

Ascent Robotics is going to start the new year with another Decoded event at Google’s office in Roppongi Hills. About Decoded: Two years ago we noticed that Japan was lacking something. There was no community for people who want to discuss and share ideas about artifical intelligence. As a result, we decided to organize Decoded, […]

Ascent Robotics mentioned in an article on the Japan Times

Ascent Robotics was featured in an article on Japan Times. The article discusses Japanese companies’ efforts in recruiting international talent to work in Japan. Japan’s IT firms enthusiastically open doors to overseas tech workers