APWeb-WAIM 2017 Sponsors


Datatang  is a global leading data solution provider. Founded in 2011, we have built solid partnerships with many of the most influential companies and academic institutes in artificial intelligence industry worldwide.

Based in Beijing, we have over 1000 full-time employees and stable contractors distributing in 45 countries working together to serve our clients. In 2014, we went public in China and became the first public company of our type. In 2015, we opened a US branch in Sunnyvale, California, to work closer with our clients in Silicon Valley.

By leveraging our experience, know how, and professional data collection and annotation team, we can provide customized data solution/service covering all forms of data including speech, image, and text.

Didi Chuxing,滴滴出行(GOLD SPONSOR)

Didi Chuxing  is the world’s leading mobile transportation platform. The company offers a full range of mobile tech-based mobility options for over 400 million users, including taxi hailing, private car hailing, Hitch (social ride-sharing), DiDi Chauffeur, DiDi Bus, DiDi Minibus, DiDi Car Rental and DiDi Enterprise Solutions. As many as 20 million rides were completed on DiDi’s platform on a daily basis in October 2016, making DiDi the world’s second largest online transaction platform. DiDi acquired Uber China in August 2016.

DiDi is committed to working with communities and partners to solve the world’s transportation, environmental and employment challenges using big data-driven deep-learning algorithms that optimize resource allocation. By continuously improving the user experience and creating social value, we strive to build an open, efficient, collaborative, and sustainable transportation ecosystem. In 2016, Didi was included in Fortune’s Change the World list, and named one of the World’s 50 Smartest Companies by MIT Technology Review. In 2015, DiDi was named as a Davos Global Growth Company.


"Oushu" is a database and cloud company founded by Dr. Lei Chang and his core HAWQ team. Lei is the creator of Apache HAWQ, which is a popular MPP database engine sitting on Hadoop HDFS. HAWQ has been used by hundreds of top companies in the world. Most Oushu team members come from Silicon Valley big data companies, such as Oracle, Teradata and EMC/Pivotal, and most developers are Apache committers and PMC members.

The core product of the company is HAWQ++, which is the enterprise version of Apache HAWQ. HAWQ++ is the world-first MPP engine for container cloud. It is highly scalable, ANSI-SQL compliant, and it provides interactive analysis capabilities for petabytes data. And it can be deployed natively on popular Kubernetes and Lava cloud platform.


Max+  is the first big data startup for electronic sports in China, founded by Dr. Ning Xu in 2015. Max+ supports multiple popular video games with statistics, news and reviews features. Besides the common functions, Max+ has unique advantages in big data processing and machine learning analysis abilities. It facilitates users with better activity profiling and modeling, provides insights about the users’ game logs, and improves their skills.

As the largest online forums for Dota 2, CS:GO & Overwatch in China, Max+ hits 500,000 daily active users by June 16,2017. The online communication platforms are also setup to exchange messages and virtual products.