Discovery Turing, a Chinese education technology startup focusing on AI-based curriculum and school-enterprise cooperation, recently announced that it has raised several million yuan in its Series A round led by Shaanxi Roermond International Trade Co., Ltd., a bulk coal trading group.
The startup was incubated by the School of Artificial Intelligence of Xidian University. Professor Jiao Licheng, a foreign European Academy of Sciences and the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences academician, served as its chief scientist. It makes great efforts to transform the academic achievements of Artificial Intelligence of Xidian University into products and solutions in education, energy, rail transit, and other industries.
Commenting on the fundraising, Founder & CEO of Discovery Turing, Xu Wei, said:
The fresh capital will be mainly used for business expansion in industries including energy, rail transit, remote sensing surveying and mapping, etc.
Discovery Turing has developed AI-based curriculum systems for undergraduates, higher vocational schools, middle schools, artificial intelligence training platforms, embedded AI experiment boxes, etc. The platform also provides teaching staff training and student internships for schools, and the current cooperative colleges and universities have reached nearly 100. The firm is also exploring ChatGPT-related technologies for the industry, which will be launched shortly.
Earlier, Discovery Turing had received angel investment from the Institute for Interdisciplinary (Information Core Technology) founded by Academician Yao Qizhi, a Turing prize winner, academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and President of the Institute of cross information research of Tsinghua University, as the chief professor.