AVILEN and Airtrip form a strategic partnership - Collaboration in the use of AI, including generative AI, in the Airtrip economic zone.
(Chuo-ku, Tokyo; Kotaro Takahashi, President; hereinafter "AVILEN") announces that Airtrip Corporation (Minato-ku, Tokyo; Yusuke Shibata, President; hereinafter "Airtrip") has become a shareholder of the Company through a share transfer from an existing shareholder and has entered into a strategic partnership. This partnership will create a new generation of business in the travel industry. Through this partnership, the two companies will strengthen their collaboration in the use of AI, including generative AI in the travel industry, and aim to achieve discontinuous growth for AVILEN and Airtrip.
Since its inception in 2018, AVILEN has been developing and implementing AI software utilizing AVILEN AI, our proprietary technology core module including generative AI, under the vision of "the latest technology to the many," as well as providing AI-driven build-up packages ( We have provided AI/DX organization building support to more than 530 companies (*1), including pre-DX-Ready clients.
Listed on the prime market, Airtrip is promoting diversified business development that is not limited to the travel industry, and is strategically strengthening the Airtrip economic sphere. In addition, since September 2016, the company has been investing in growing companies with the aim of earning returns by increasing the corporate value of portfolio companies, pursuing synergies through collaboration with portfolio companies, and expanding the Airtrip economic sphere.
In the travel industry, with the emergence of Chat GPT, the potential for AI utilization is becoming apparent. For example, it is envisioned that the travel booking experience will undergo dramatic change with the addition of an interactive hierarchy of chatbot plug-ins to the travel search and booking interface.
By combining AVILEN's technologies, including its AI technology, with Airtrip's expertise and know-how in the travel industry, etc., we will promote the spread of the ChatMee-based AI service developed by AVILEN in the Airtrip Economic Zone, and promote the development of a new service that is more user-friendly to AVILEN and Airtrip, as well as to all companies involved in the Airtrip Economic Zone. The two companies will collaborate to achieve discontinuous growth for AVILEN, Airtrip, and all companies involved in the Airtrip Economic Zone.
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＜Comments from AVILEN on the Alliance＞
◆Kotaro Takahashi, President & CEO, AVILEN
Kotaro Takahashi, President of AVILEN
AVILEN provides AI solutions such as AI software development, implementation, and build-up packages to enrich Japan through technology.
This strategic partnership with Airtrip, a prime market listed company that is expanding its business beyond the travel industry, is the first step to realize AVILEN's vision of "bringing the latest technology to as many people as possible" and to increase the probability of AVILEN's mid- to long-term discontinuous growth. This is the first step in our efforts to enhance the probability of AVILEN's mid- to long-term discontinuous growth.
Through this strategic partnership, we will deepen our collaboration, develop AI-based software such as generative models, and further accelerate our activities to deliver the latest technology to a wider range of people and companies, including not only Airtrip users, but also Airtrip's portfolio companies.
◆About AVILEN Corporation
Location: 9F Akihabara First Square, 2-3-3 Nihonbashi Bakurocho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Business: With a vision of "bringing the latest technology to as many people as possible," AVILEN provides AI solutions, mainly AI-powered software development and build-up packages (support for building AI/DX organizations), to more than 530 companies (*1), mainly listed companies. We support AI transformation in a comprehensive manner, from improving the availability of corporate technology use to AI implementation.
(*1) Actual number of companies served as of February 2023
Official website: https://corp.avilen.co.jp/
◆About Airtrip, Inc.
Location: Atago Green Hills MORI Tower 19F, 2-5-1 Atago, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Business: Airtori Travel Business (direct web sales, OEM provision of travel contents, wholesale), IT Offshore Development Business (lab-based offshore development, game development, website production, sales DX tools), inbound travel business, Wi-Fi rental business, media business (mail magazine, web media, LIVE distribution platform), investment business (Airtori CVC), regional development business, cloud business platform), investment business (Airtrip CVC), regional development business, cloud business
Stock exchange: Tokyo Stock Exchange Prime Market (Stock code: 6191)
Official website: https://www.airtrip.co.jp/
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