NIPS 2017 Sponsors

Corporate sponsorship of the annual NIPS Conference contributes to the successful outcome of each year's Conference and we appreciate your support and participation.

Sponsorship is open for the 2017 meeting. Please visit our Sponsor Portal or Exhibitor Portal

Gold is China’s leading online retailer and the country’s largest Internet company by revenue. The company strives to offer consumers the best online shopping experience. Through its user-friendly website, native mobile apps, WeChat and Mobile QQ entry points, JD offers consumers a superior shopping experience. The company has the largest fulfillment infrastructure of any e-commerce company in China. As of December 31, 2016, operated 7 fulfillment centers and 256 warehouses, and in total of 6,906 delivery stations and pickup stations in 2,655 counties and districts across China, staffed by its own employees. is a member of the NASDAQ100 and a Fortune Global 500 company.


Panasonic is focusing on bringing new solutions to an ever-changing environment, full of cutting edge technologies. We apply Deep Learning as a tool to improve the real-life situations of today and the evolving situations of tomorrow. Deep Learning is just one of the key technologies we employ to understand more about each other and how to navigate through our lives: safely, honestly and happily.

Sentient has created the largest and most powerful distributed intelligent system in the world. We use this platform to create products which will transform large sectors of the economy, by harnessing massive data sets to solve their most complex problems. Our artificial intelligence (AI) can identify and answer critical questions in new and groundbreaking ways, and act autonomously, while empowering people and businesses to make smarter decisions. Learn more at:


Data Collective (DCVC) is a venture capital fund that backs entrepreneurs applying deep tech, including cutting edge ML and AI, to transform giant industries. DCVC and its principals have supported brilliant people changing global-scale businesses for over twenty years, helping create tens of billions of dollars of wealth while also making the world a markedly better place.

Analyzing global markets with discipline and focus, we employ a diverse range of strategies in an effort to bring capital to its fullest potential and deliver consistent investment returns to our clients. We do this by working harder, seeing farther, and by empowering the world’s most talented minds with the tools and culture they need to achieve peak performance.