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Alpaca Joins NVIDIA’s Deep Learning Inception Program

February 17th, 2017 03:02

Alpaca Joins NVIDIA’s Deep Learning Inception Program

Fintech startup Alpaca accelerates its GPU based application development

SAN MATEO, CA, UNITED STATES, February 16, 2017 / — Alpaca, a San Mateo-based Fintech startup, announced today that they have been accepted as one of the Inception Program startups hosted by NVIDIA, a leading computer technology company that has pioneered GPU-accelerated computing.

“It is such an honor to be accepted in its Inception Program and be recognized by NVIDIA, one of the Tech Industry’s leaders in innovation” said Yoshi Yokokawa, Alpaca’s co-founder and CEO. With AI being such a strong focus throughout the tech industry, Alpaca elevates its position in the race to the top with added resources and support. Alpaca’s membership in NVIDIA’s program allows it to take advantage of their deep learning community using GPU-accelerated platforms for training and inference. NVIDIA’s Inception Program benefits include unique tools, resources and opportunities being provided to the waves of entrepreneurs starting new companies.

Alpaca plans to release AlpacaScan mobile this spring, a platform that helps casual traders discover trade ideas. AlpacaScan is currently accepting registration for exclusive early access to its mobile service.

Since Alpaca’s debut of AlpacaAlgo in March 2016, the company’s AI and deep learning technology has caught the attention of industry experts, being featured in CBInsights’ “41 Startups Bringing AI To Fintech,” Forbes Japan, Bloomberg, and Nikkei Newspaper.