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SAP.iO Foundry Shanghai’s “Intelligent Manufacturing” cohort startup SunwayLand completes Financing

On June 10th 2022, SAP.iO Foundry Shanghai “Intelligent Manufacturing” cohort startup SunwayLand completed a financing round of 200 million yuan, led by Hangzhou Golden Investment, followed by Cornerstone Fund, SDIC, etc. This financing will be mainly used for product R&D iteration and market expansion, and seize opportunities for digital transformation and localization alternatives.

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SAP.iO Foundry Shanghai Kicks-Off Future of Work Program

May 9, 2022SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) launched a Future of Work program in its SAP.iO Shanghai location. Launched in partnership with SAP SuccessFactors, the cohort scouted startups that have synergistic effects with human resource management in Greater China. After several rounds of selection, a jury of SAP experts, partners, customers, and investment funds selected 8 startups to join the spring program.

The Future of Work cohort has two themes this spring: intelligent recruitment and talent management. Over the next 16 weeks, the startups will have access to curated mentorship from SAP executives, exposure to SAP® technology and application programming interfaces (APIs), and opportunities to collaborate with SAP customers around the world.

The following startups are participating in the SAP.iO Foundry Shanghai Spring 2022 program:

  • ZMBeidiao: Zhima background check is a SaaS platform that makes it easier for employers to obtain job seeker information through big data.
  • Gaia Works: Gaia Works is a labor management cloud service platform, driven by machine learning algorithms, which can provide management labor force forecasting, scheduling, time attendance, working hours and sales performance, etc.
  • Cool College: Coolcollege is both an enterprise-level SaaS learning development platform and a learning management system. It provides enterprise users with an easy-to-use collaborative e-learning platforms and comprehensive corporate training services to promote the joint growth of business & talent.
  • Neufast: Neufast offers a SaaS cloud-based HCM with proprietary AI-powered multi-lingual video interview talent assessment system to help employers identify the right talent, increase recruitment efficiency and enhance diversity & inclusion for the Future of Work.
  • Joyowo: Joyowo is a digital HR service provider that provides a full spectrum of HR services, including Business Process Outsourcing, Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Gig worker management, to 85,000 enterprises in catering, retail, logistics industries, etc. In addition, Joyowo is building a HR SaaS+AI solution matrix to increase the efficiency of close-loop digital process.
  • AI RecruiTas: AI RecruiTas is an intelligent system for talent acquisition management. To be differentiated from the conventional digitalized recruitment ATS (applicant tracking system), AI RecruiTas has at its core the JYI (JinYu Intelliegence) Super Brain which applies end-to-end content & context semantics recognition as well as multimodal algorithms to Human Resources (HR) domain.
  • Mesoor AI: Mesoor AI provides leading integrated and intelligent talent decision-making solutions for medium and large enterprises. Through full-scenario data aggregation, ETL and data transformation, self-developed AI platform and BI data lake system, Mesoor AI has successfully helped HR in many companies including Geely, Taikang and BOE to achieve smart external recruitment decisions and matching between employee full profile and internal job opportunities.
  • Moka HR: Moka HR is a human resources SaaS provider, which can provide enterprises with end to end talent management solutions.

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SAP Launches First SAP.iO Program in China

SAP.iO has launched its first program in China focused on intelligent manufacturing. Five Chinese startups have been selected to join the cohort at the new SAP.iO Foundry Shanghai.

The SAP.iO program is designed to accelerate early-stage business-to-business startups that can extend the SAP portfolio and deliver additional innovation to customers.

“Intelligent manufacturing is not only the national policy of the Chinese government but also the only way forward for China’s economic growth and the transformation of manufacturing enterprises,” said Dr. Chenhong Huang, Global Executive Vice President, SAP SE, and President, SAP Greater China. “Engaging with partners such as startups is critical to succeed in the rapidly growing enterprise software market. SAP.iO complements intelligent manufacturing software from SAP with startup innovation.”

The new Shanghai location reflects SAP’s continued commitment to the vibrant Chinese ecosystem. It extends SAP’s global network of equity-free startup accelerators in the Asia Pacific Japan, North America and Europe, Middle East, and Africa regions as its tenth SAP.iO Foundries location. During the 12-week program, the selected startups will have access to curated mentorship from SAP executives, exposure to SAP technology and application programming interfaces (APIs) and opportunities to collaborate with SAP customers.

“We will be working hand in hand with these amazing startups over the next three months to help them integrate with SAP technology and deliver high value to our customers,” said Lalitha Bhaskara, Vice President, SAP.iO Foundries for Asia Pacific Japan & China, SAP.

The cohort of startups at SAP.iO Foundry Shanghai include:

  • AI-LINK Network Co. Ltd. is a mobile edge computing platform that provides 5G services, including terminals, base stations and cloud platforms. It enables industrial automation for customers in manufacturing, logistics and energy industries.
  • TPSON is a fire protection prewarning system provider. It uses artificial intelligence (AI), fingerprint technology, cloud computing and operation services to integrate organically and provide comprehensive fire AI alerts, energy demand management and efficiency improvements for smart factories.
  • SunwayLand provides Internet of Things gateway SCADA and automation software for the multilevel control needs of digital workshops and smart factories.
  • HiScene develops augmented reality products and services that use AI core technologies, such as computer vision, deep learning and intelligent interaction.
  • Geekplus Technology Co. Ltd. uses AI and advanced robotics technologies to create efficient, flexible and reliable logistics robot solutions that help businesses improve efficiency and realize the intelligent and flexible transformation of their supply chain.

To learn more about how SAP.iO is helping innovators start up and scale with SAP, please visit https://sap.io.