History

Our path, milestones and the awards won for our technology

Awards

  • 10/2020 - Selected a 'NH Digital Challenge+' startup acceleration program
  • 8/2020 - Selected as a new IPO candidate
  • 8/2020 - Excellent technology company certification from NICE D&B (T3)
  • 8/2020 - Selected as a small hidden champion in Seoul
  • 6/2020 - Selected as Samsung SDS Startup Incubation Program
  • 6/2020 - Selected as Microsoft Startup program Tier 1
  • 4/2020 - K-Startup Center 'KSC Singapore' Program Selection
  • 4/2020 - Selected as a startup intellectual property voucher business for 3 consecutive years (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • 4/2020 - KOTRA Startup Global Jump 300 Program Selection
  • 3/2020 - KB Starters Program Selection and MOU (KB Financial Group)
  • 3/2020 - First Penguin Program Selection
  • 1/2020 - Selected as a youth-friendly small business by 2020 (Ministry of Employment and Labor, 2 consecutive years)
  • 1/2020 - 2020 Korea AI Startup (Korea Artificial Intelligence Association)
  • 12/2019 - Commendation from the Minister of Science and ICT (Global SaaS Startup Project for 2019)
  • 12/2019 - Commendation from Minister of SMEs and Startup Business Promotion
  • 11/2019 - Cloud service confirmation certificate (machine reading system)
  • 11/2019 - Best practices and ideas for using AI hub data
  • 11/2019 - Selected as Samsung Electronics C-Lab Accelerator Program
  • 11/2019 - K-Startup Week 2019 COMEUP - GRAND TIPS
  • 11/2019 - Shinhan Futures Lab Future's Way 5th Demo Day Excellence Prize
  • 9/2019 - Korean-German Chamber Of Commerce And Industry Award (Innovation in Digitalization)
  • 9/2019 - Intel AI Builder Program Selection
  • 6/2019 - Selected as Zer01ne x True Innovation by Hyundai Kia Motors and SK Telecom
  • 5/2019 - Korea Technology Innovation AI Industry Award (2 consecutive years, Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy)
  • 5/2019 - DGB (Daegu Bank) Financial Fium Lab 2019
  • 4/2019 - Shinhan Financial Group, Future’s Lab 2019
  • 4/2019 - Korea Open Innovation & Beyond TIPS – Grand Final
  • 1/2019 - Hyperconnectivity intelligence D(Data) N(Network) A(A.I) Innovation (NIA)
  • 1/2019 - Selected as a youth-friendly small business in 2019 (Ministry of Employment and Labor)
  • 1/2019 - Designated as a military service exemption company (Military Service Administration)
  • 2019 - 2019 Korea AI Startup (Korea AI Association)
  • 12/2018 - Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT) Award
  • /2018 - Data Economy and AI Task Force Advisory (Ministry of Science and ICT )
  • 12/2018 - Selected as NVIDIA ’s Inception Program
  • 11/2018 - Ranked #1 at Stanford University’s MRC competition SQuAD 2.0 (with Google AI team)
  • 7/2018 - Selected as AWS APN Technology Partner
  • 6/2018 - Approved as an affiliated research institute (Korea Industrial Technology Association)
  • 5/2018 - 2018 Korea’s Innovative Technology Innovation in AI (MOTIE)
  • 4/2018 - K-Champ Global Business Expansion Startup (CCEI)
  • 4/2018 - AWS AI Challenge Award (Amazon Web Service)
  • 2/2018 - Venture company certification (Korea Venture Capital Association)
  • 1/2018 - Asia Economic TV - Artificial Intelligence Startup Award
  • 2017 - Seoul City Search ISP Advisory

Milestones

  • 10/2020 - Signed a memorandum of understanding between 42Maru and BHSN for cooperation in the Legal Tech platform development project
  • 9/2020 - Win-win agreement for artificial intelligence learning data construction business
  • 9/2020 - Business agreement for building artificial intelligence (AI) learning data
  • 9/2020 - Digital New Deal AI Data collecting business - Korean text data for AI research (NIA)
  • 9/2020 - Digital New Deal AI Data collecting business - Korean summarization data (NIA)
  • 8/2020 - Signed a memorandum of understanding between 42Maru and Shinsegae I&C on the application of artificial intelligence technology service
  • 8/2020 - Signed a memorandum of understanding between 42Maru and Cherish for cooperation in the Living Tech platform development project
  • 8/2020 - 2M USD investment from KDB Bank
  • 7/2020 - Signed a memorandum of understanding between 42Maru, Fin Technology and Jayoung Tech for an agreement in the fintech industry using artificial intelligence technology
  • 7/2020 - ICT Startup supporting business (IITP)
  • 7/2020 - 42Maru's thesis adopted on ACL, the world's most prestigious computer linguistics association
  • 5/2020 - Artificial Intelligence Chatbot for Comprehensive Income Tax Consultation
  • 3/2020 - COVID-19 QA chatbot system
  • 3/2020 - 2020 K-Digital Training Agreement
  • 1/2020 - AI-based intelligent search solution technology verification contract (Shinhan Bank)
  • 1/2020 - Provide year-end settlement chatbot solution (Cuckoo Electronics)
  • 11/2019 - SK Innovation AI-based Chatbot
  • 10/2019 - English Data Intelligence for Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME)
  • 10/2019 - Agreement with Omnibot Germany
  • 10/2019 - MOU Agreement with Intage Singapore
  • 10/2019 - Specialized machine reading AI data construction project (NIA)
  • 8/2019 - Owner’s Manual (Hyundai Motor Group)
  • 7/2019 - AI-based test drive, testbed in Singapore (KIA Motors)
  • 7/2019 - Hyundai Motor Group Techshow chatbot (LG U+)
  • 7/2019 - HR recruitment chatbot for SK Innovation
  • 5/2019 - AR/VR and Smart device chatbot MOU (Lenovo Korea)
  • 5/2019 - AI-based Tender Spec Review & Comparison system (DSME)
  • 2/2019 - Signed a business agreement with McKinsey (London Ignition Club)
  • 10/2018 - Builder’s Reply AI-based semantic search system (DSME)
  • 10/2018 - Cellphone and payment system NLU chatbot system (LG U+)
  • 10/2018 - AI platform integration guide NLU (LG U+)
  • 10/2018 - Exobrain language of QA data set for evaluation (TTA)
  • 7/2018 - Image QA infra setup for AI industry (NIA)
  • 8/2018 - Concierge AI-based Chatbot for Softbank’s Pepper
  • 7/2018 - Deep learning-based algorithm for NLP performance improvement (LG U+)
  • 7/2018 - Knowledge auto-expansion for KB system (LG U+)
  • 8/2018 - MRC based knowledge QA Solution for Giga Genie Smart Speaker (KT)
  • 6/2018 - SK-NPush system improvement (SK Broadband) / Home IoT management (SK Broadband)
  • 3/2018 - Web Visual Text data collection and AI-based analysis S/W (LG Electronics)
  • 7/2017 - Text QA infra setup for AI industry (NIA)
  • 7/2017 - Smart device Triple Wiki QA System for LG U+ Kids Watch (LG U+)
  • 2017 - Human care robot development (ETRI)
  • 1/2017 - Law school examination AI-based similar question detection solution (LEET)
  • 11/2016 - Seoul City homepage search system consultation (City of Seoul)
  • 2016 - Search and Recommendation consulting (S Telco, I shopping mall, etc)
  • 10/2015 - Established in Seoul, Korea

Events Attended (Korea)

  • 9/2020 - Invited to DEF2020 Startup Pitch Session speaker
  • 8/2020 - Invited as speaker at AI KOREA 2020
  • 7/2020 - Samsung C-Lab Outside Startup Fair Participation
  • 7/2020 - Invited as speaker at 2020 Korea science and Technology Conference
  • 6/2020 - Invited as speakers at the 3rd AI Next Generation Contact Center Conference 2020
  • 6/2020 - NEXTRISE 2020 Participation
  • 6/2020 - Virtual CogX 2020 Participation
  • 5/2020 - Korea Fintech Week 2020 Participation
  • 12/2019 - Chung-Ang University LINC + Festival
  • 12/2019 - AI UK Conference, Seoul
  • 12/2019 - Participated in Korea Software Show 2019
  • 11/2019 - Korea Open Innovation & Beyond TIPS
  • 11/2019 - Shinhan Futures Lab Future's Way 5th Demo Day
  • 11/2019 - EMNLP-IJCNLP Natural Language Society
  • 10/2019 - 2019 AWS Techshift, Seoul
  • 9/2019 - Hyundai Motor Group Zer01ne Day 2019
  • 6/2019 - Korea-UK Tech Rocketship Awards' launch event
  • 6/2019 - EKC 2019 Conference (Association of Korean Scientists and Engineers in Austria)
  • 4/2019 - Korea Open Innovation & Beyond TIPS
  • 4/2019 - AWS Summit Seoul 2019
  • 1/2019 - 2019 Software Convergence Symposium
  • 10/2018 - KT Partners Day
  • 10/2018 - Hyundai Motor Group Zer01ne Day 2018
  • 7/2018 - AI Expo Korea 2018 Speaker

Overseas Expansion

  • 7/2020 - ARIRANG TV K-Tech Innovators
  • 6/2020 - KB Goodjob online recruiting exhibition participation
  • 2/2020 - MWC 2020
  • 1/2020 - CES 2020
  • 12/2019 - Chatbot Summit Berlin
  • 11/2019 - Slush 2019
  • 10/2019 - Start.up! Germany 2019 (German Chamber of Commerce)
  • 9/2019 - IFA 2019
  • 7/2019 - NVIDIA AI Conference 2019
  • 6/2019 - Invite to His Royal Highness The Duke of York (Prince Andrew) Reception
  • 6/2019 - London Tech Week CogX 2019, AI Summit 2019
  • 4/2019 - UpRamp by CableLabs (Europe Conference) – Top 5 Presentation (London, UK)
  • 3/2019 - UK Subsidiary incorporated
  • 2/2019 - MWC 2019
  • 1/2019 - UK, Department for International Trade’s Global Entrepreneur Programme
  • 1/2019 - CES 2019
  • 12/2018 - London & Partners Program Selection (London Mayor, UK)
  • 12/2018 - ERA(Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator) Invitation (New York, US)
  • 12/2018 - Korean Startup Innovation Showcase (US, KOTRA)
  • 12/2018 - Global Brain Alliance Forum 2018 (JAPAN)
  • 11/2018 - Web Summit 2018
  • 10/2018 - France-Korea Startup Summit (Paris, FRANCE, KISED)
  • 10/2018 - World Summit AI Panel Invitation (Amsterdam, HOLLAND)
  • 7/2018 - Techstars London Class 138 (UK)
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