Posted on: July 6, 2017

Frisco and CauseBot Announce Team Sponsorship in Global Competition IBM Watson AI XPRIZE

(July 6, 2017) The Frisco Economic Development Corporation (FEDC) announces its sponsorship of CauseBot, an official team competing in the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE. CauseBot, one of 147 teams across 22 countries accepted into the global competition, is the only team based in Texas. 

The IBM Watson AI XPRIZE is a four-year, $5M prize competition challenging teams globally to develop and demonstrate how humans can collaborate with powerful AI technologies to tackle the world’s grand challenges. 

“Frisco is one of the fastest growing cities in America because people see our city as a home for innovation and progress,” said Mayor Jeff Cheney. 

“Frisco is proud to sponsor CauseBot in this elite worldwide group of competitors. The IBM Watson AI XPRIZE is a tremendous opportunity for all the entrants; however, we will be enthusiastically rooting for CauseBot to bring home the prize.”

Read more via FriscoEDC.com and learn more about CauseBot by visiting causebot.ai. 

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