Industrial AI Solutions Startup MakinaRocks Joins NVIDIA Inception
SEOUL, South Korea and SILICON VALLEY, Calif. —Dec. 18, 2020 — MakinaRocks today announced it has joined NVIDIA Inception, a program designed to nurture startups revolutionizing industries with advancements in AI and data sciences.
MakinaRocks, a startup based in Seoul and Silicon Valley, specializes in the emerging field of industrial AI software with a primary focus on anomaly detection and intelligent control technology. The company develops AI solutions to advance the productivity, sustainability, and reliability of complex manufacturing operations and facility maintenance in the manufacturing and energy sectors.
NVIDIA Inception is a virtual accelerator program that nurtures AI startups during critical stages of product development, prototyping and deployment. Every Inception member gets a custom set of ongoing benefits, such as NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute credits, marketing support and technology assistance, that provides startups with fundamental tools to help them grow.
Joining Inception will allow MakinaRocks to maximize the performance of its industrial AI solutions utilizing Inception resources, including AWS credits, helping ensure a stable development environment and enhancing MakinaRocks’s technological competency. Joining Inception will support the accelerated development of MakinaRocks’s new AI solutions for reliable manufacturing environments and operations. Further, the program offers the opportunity to collaborate with industry-leading experts and other AI-driven organizations.
“NVIDIA has been pioneering AI by collaborating with distinguished startups shaping the AI ecosystem. We are pleased to join the NVIDIA Inception program and be a part of its innovative startup movement. MakinaRocks will continue its journey towards Industry 4.0, leveraging our proprietary machine learning solutions with NVIDIA’s support,” remarked Andre Yoon, co-CEO of MakinaRocks.
Founded in 2017, MakinaRocks is a startup specializing in ML-based industrial anomaly detection and control & optimization solutions. Partnered with companies in the semiconductor, battery, and energy industries, the startup drew attention to their growth potential and technical expertise with their global conglomerate-backed Series A ($10 million). MakinaRocks’s solutions use sensor and numeric data to enhance industries by detecting anomalies in equipment, increasing product quality, and improving process control. For more information, contact us at [email protected].