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Inceptio Technology

Completes A New Capital Raising of US$120 Million

Inceptio Technology

Completes A New Capital Raising

of US$120 Million

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Inceptio Announced 3 Breakthrough

Autonomous Driving Technologies

at WAIC 2020

Inceptio Announced 3 Breakthrough

Autonomous Driving Technologies

at WAIC 2020

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World-leading Ultra Long-range

3D Precise Sensing Technology

We Make Logistics Graceful

Company Overview

Inceptio Technology was founded in April 2018, with an aim to build a nation-wide freight network using autonomous driving trucks.
We focus on the transformation of line-haul logistics by providing a more secure, efficient, and economical Transportation-As-A-Service (TaaS) to logistic customers.
This is to be achieved with our automotive grade L3/L4 autonomous driving software/hardware, developed in collaboration with major automotive manufacturers, fully integrated with mass-produced heavy-duty freight trucks.
With our advanced technology and seasoned operation team, we envision to develop the most trustworthy autonomous freight service network.

Our Team

  • Business Team

Our global team is made up of leaders from diverse background, in autonomous driving, Internet, logistics, and automotive industries.

Julian Ma

Founder & CEO

Dr. Ruigang Yang

  1. CTO

Gary Huang

  1. Executive Vice President
  2. Head of Intelligent Vehicle Engineering

Dr. Chen Tian

  1. Vice President
  2. Head of R&D Center in Silicon Valley

Eason A

  1. Executive Vice President
  2. Head of Commercial Operations

  • Business Team
  • Technology Team

Our team in Silicon Valley is comprised of talents from Google, Apple, Uber ATG, ZOOX, etc.

Julian Ma

  1. Mr. Ma is in charge of the overall company strategy development and deployment. Before Inceptio, Mr. Ma served as the Corporate Vice President at Tencent, where he was in charge of corporate strategy, location-based services (LBS), search, and autonomous driving business. He has extensive experience in managing large R&D teams. He also served as a Board member for NIO, NavInfo, and ZOOX.
  1. Mr. Ma holds an MBA from International Institute for Management Development and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Shanghai Jiaotong University.

Dr. Ruigang Yang

  1. Dr. Yang is in charge of the overall research and development of autonomous driving technology.
  2. Dr. Yang is a renowned computer vision scientist. He has published more than 100 academic articles, which has received over 10 thousand citations. He has served as Area Chairs for premium vision conferences (such as ICCV/CVPR), and will serve as a Program Chair for CVPR 2021. He has made a number of world-class scientific research achievements in the field of 3D reconstruction and 3D data analysis.
  3. Before joining Inceptio, Dr. Yang served as the chief scientist for 3D computer vision and led the Robot and Autonomous Driving Laboratory of Baidu Research. Before that, he was a tenured full professor at the University of Kentucky, USA.
  4. Dr. Yang holds a PhD in Computer Science from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), a MS in Computer Science from Columbia University, and finished his undergraduate study from Tsinghua University.
  1. Dr. Yang holds a PhD in Computer Science from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), a MS in Computer Science from Columbia University, and finished his undergraduate study from Tsinghua University.

Gary Huang

  1. Mr. Huang has more than 30 years of experience in the automotive industry. He is in charge of vehicle design and development, supply chain management, and advanced technology research. Before joining Inceptio, Gary was the General Manager of Dongfeng Commercial Vehicles, the leading truck maker in China. In 2008, Gary was awarded "The Distinguished Figure in China's Automobile Industry", in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the policy of Reform and Opening-up at the national level.
  1. Mr. Huang holds MS and BS degrees in Automotive Engineering, both from Tsinghua University.

Dr. Chen Tian

  1. Dr. Tian is responsible for the software and hardware delivery and daily operations at Silicon Valley R&D Center. He is based in Fremont, CA.
  2. Dr Tian is a world-class expert in software systems and architecture. Before joining Inceptio, Dr. Chen served as software technical VP in Futurewei Technologies in US.
  3. Dr. Tian has in-depth expertise in parallel and distributed systems, complier, computer architecture, OS, cloud services, as well as AI Framework. He has successfully transformed frontline technology into commercialized products, with extensive experience in managing large R&D teams.
  4. Dr. Tian has published nearly 30 research papers at the top computer system conferences such as PLDI, ASPLOS and EuroSys, and obtained 15 patents related to software architecture.
  1. Dr. Tian holds a PhD in Computer Science from University of California at Riverside, a MS in Computer Science from University of Arizona, and a MS and a BS in Mathematics from Beijing Jiaotong University.

Eason A

  1. Mr. Eason A is in charge of the commercial operations and building a nationwide autonomous trucking service platform. With more than 10 years of experience in operation management, Mr. A has extensive knowledge and experiences in freight industry. In addition, Eason has established strong connections with cargo owners, cargo fleets, and the after-service market for trucks. Prior to Inceptio, Mr. A was the general manager of operations at YTO Express.
  1. Mr. A holds a BS degree in Economics from Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University.

Our Shareholders

G7

G7 is a leading IoT technology company and the largest fleet management platform in Asia. It provides IoT and AI-enabled fleet management and value-added services to empower logistics companies. G7 currently serves more than 60,000 customers with over one million connected vehicles. G7 is committed to establishing an open ecosystem that connects vehicles, logistic infrastructure, and financial institutions. It provides fleet management as well as asset management and trading services across the fields of ETC, oil products, finance, and insurance. The shareholders of G7 includes GLP, Tencent, Eastern Bell Venture Capital, Temasek, China Development Bank, Bank of China, and China Construction Bank.
As a strategic investor and key partner, G7 provides customer and data resources to Inceptio.

GLP

GLP is the world's leading modern logistics solutions provider and a pioneer in smart logistics and logistics ecosystem development. GLP continues to build a leading ecosystem through equity investment, financial services and data technology, supporting advances in the logistics, new energy, and technology sectors. As of February 2019, GLP had a US$65 Billion portfolio across China, the U.S., Japan, Brazil, and Europe. GLP operates 336 logistics parks across China.
As a strategic investor and key partner, GLP provides highway logistics parks for Inceptio to start building its nationwide trucking service platform. In addition, GLP and G7 co-founded a financial leasing company for Inceptio to accelerate business operation with light asset load.

NIO Capital

NIO Capital is a leading private equity fund based in China that focuses on investment in the NEV industry chain. NIO Capital's investments cover electric vehicles and core components, new energy and connected energy networks, autonomous driving and intelligent systems, IoV (Internet of Vehicles) and mobility services, new materials and related applications. NIO Capital's investment portfolio comprises 17 industry-leading players including Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur, Dida Chuxing, Momenta, Ronbay Lithium Battery and Unite Winners System. NIO Capital has also established strategic cooperation with leading Chinese auto groups, Changan Automobile and GAG (Guangzhou Automobile Group), and retains strong synergies with several other auto manufacturers, component suppliers and Internet giants through its "Blue Sky Alliance" program.
As a strategic investor and key partner, NIO Capital supports Inceptio with extensive resources in smart vehicle value chain.

Milestones

  • 11.09.2020

    Inceptio Technology completed a new capital raising of US$120 million, led by CATL.

  • 07.08.2020

    Inceptio released ultra-long range 3D precise sensing technology, high performance autonomous driving unit and jointly presented L3 autonomous sample truck with SINOTRUK in 2020 WAIC.

  • 04.28.2020

    Deqing government, Inceptio and Yimidida signed cooperation to start the commercial trial.

  • 04.27.2020

    Inceptio Technology announced its completion of US$100 million in capital raising.

  • 04.20.2020

    Inceptio Technology announced its completion of A-sample validation in L3 autonomous truck volume production development.

  • 02.10.2020

    Inceptio Announced its CTO, Dr. Ruigang Yang and the VP of Engineering & Site Lead of Silicon Valley R&D Center, Dr. Chen Tian.

  • 12.06.2019

    Inceptio Technology was honored by QbitAI the " Top 50 AI leaders 2019 ".

  • 11.21.2019

    Inceptio Technology was honored by 36Kr the " Best of Autonomous Driving 2019 ".

  • 11.06.2019

    Inceptio Technology, G7 and ENN agreed to build LNG heavy-duty truck routes together.

  • 09.24.2019

    Horizon Robotics joined Line-haul Logistics Joint Innovation Center.

  • 06.21.2019

    Inceptio Technology received Autonomous Driving Test Permit in Changsha.

  • 06.18.2019

    Inceptio Technology and Yimidida signed a strategic cooperation.

  • 06.11.2019

    Inceptio unveiled its Level 3 autonomous driving demo truck, Inceptio One, at CES Asia 2019.

  • 04.09.2019

    Inceptio's core team made its debut and announced its auto-grade Level 3 into mass production by 2021.

  • 01.22.2019

    Inceptio Technology and Lingang Group signed a strategic cooperation agreement.

  • 01.22.2019

    Jinxin Logistics placed the first commercial order to Inceptio Technology.

  • 01.21.2019

    Inceptio Technology was honored by QbitAi the " Top 50 AI Start-ups in 2018 ".

  • 12.19.2018

    Inceptio Technology became a member of the 5G Autonomous Driving Alliance.

  • 12.19.2018

    China's first Line-haul Logistics Joint Innovation Center was established, jointly initiated by Inceptio Technology and the Auto Innovation Park of Shanghai International Automobile City.

  • 10.09.2018

    Aiming to build the next generation of freight infrastructure, Inceptio Technology announced the business model of autonomous driving in line-haul logistics operations.

  • 04.02.2018

    G7, China's leading IoT company, Global Logistic Properties Ltd (GLP) and NIO Capital announced the joint establishment of Inceptio Technology.