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Aidemy Inc.

  • CEO:
    Akihiko Ishikawa

COMPANY PROFILE

A leading company supporting the internalization of AI

Artificial Intelligence’s (AI) application has expanded from the ICT industry to a wide range of fields, including manufacturing, services, and agriculture & fishery industries. To train and increase the pool of AI engineers (e.g., data scientists using AI), who are in short supply today, Aidemy, Inc. operates “Aidemy” for both enterprises and individuals as a training platform specializing in AI programming for corporations and individuals. In addition to providing training to its enterprise clients, Aidemy also provides support services for building in-house operating AI systems for organizations.

COMPANY STORY

Origin

CEO Akihiko Ishikawa majored in the field of applied machine learning at the University of Tokyo’s Engineering School. He realized the difficulty in acquiring AI programming skills. Thus, he developed “Aidemy”, to train and increase the pool of AI engineers, who are in short supply today.

Strength

Aidemy, Inc. launched Aidemy, a training platform specializing in AI programming for corporations and individuals, in December 2017, as well as providing support services for AI organization in-house production and AI system operation for corporations. Strengths of the service include: UX that allows users to start learning immediately without the need to build an environment; a track record of training many users as an AI training service with a cumulative total of more than 150,000 users as of March 2022; and accumulation of know-how in supporting client companies from organizational design to actual AI operation to enable them to conduct AI-based data analysis in-house.

UTEC’s value add

Financing from the seed stage, formulation of Aidemy's business plan and management
strategy, management team building, corporate governance, introduction of client companies, etc.​
  • Easy to learn especially online contents

  • Internalization of AI-related organizations and self-operation of AI-related systems

  • “Aidemy Technology” – A platform simplifying AI operation